Bill Fournet

Building a Principled Leader
Lead for Tomorrow: How to Thrive in the Age of Disruption

Paul Schempp

Under Pressure: Secrets of Superior Decision Makers
The Master Mentor: Creating the Ultimate Mentor-Mentee Relationship

Sara Gallagher

You Can Trust Me: Communicating When No One Can See Your Face

In a time of international economic and social upheaval, it is not surprising that so many businesses struggle to establish, maintain, and grow their ideal culture; leading to poor performance – both organizationally and individually.

Over the past decade, many companies have focused heavily on business and financial measures, but neglected to emphasize the importance of team behaviors to pursue those targets. Could the potential elixir for these ailments be found within the Principled Leadership concept?

Principled Leadership says your business actions should uphold and demonstrate your core values, as well as demonstrate their application. Companies are leveraging Principled Leadership to engage the less-experienced workforce with more experienced team members to ensure their corporate culture legacy lives on. Learn how to develop the behaviors and culture that supports and sustains your business values with simple principles. This interactive workshop will engage the audience and empower professionals to apply Principled Leadership within their organization.

Change is happening faster than ever before: Are you prepared? As you experience daily disruptions to the way we work – from workforce trends to technology impacts to generational shifts – does it sometimes feel like you’re just treading water? How does a leader today balance ever-changing needs and priorities with achieving true value for an organization? In this thought-provoking program, Bill will give you a hopeful, and much needed, strategic perspective of the evolving workplace, while equipping you with actions that you can apply today to lead for a better tomorrow.

Expect to leave with these outcomes:

  1. How to find the stability to thrive– not just survive– in this time of constant change
  2. The keys to respond well to any challenge (no matter how new, big or unexpected)
  3. Better know your talent to create a reliable team that produces consistent results
  4. Leave with proven tactics that you can apply today to kill the chaos
  5. Become a stronger leader for tomorrow

Imagine how many decisions you make throughout your career. Some decisions need to be made quickly and intuitively, while others require critical thinking. What sets apart the good from the poor decision makers? How can you make great decisions with positive long-term impact to help ensure the success of your plans? Join Dr. Paul Schempp for this engaging yet practical presentation that is backed by scientific research. Paul will reveal easily adoptable strategies for making the best decisions, individually as well as collectively. In this program, learn:

  • the reasons behind poor decision making and how to avoid them
  • how to make the best decisions under pressure
  • how to become a “forward thinking” decision maker
  • how to make analytical decisions to help “predict the future”
  • how and when to intuitively trust your gut on short-term decisions

Mentoring plays a critical role in professional development—it is therefore no surprise that mentoring has become firmly established as one of the most effective organizational strategies for developing new leaders! Dr. Paul Schempp studies mentoring with his team of researchers at the University of Georgia.

In this program, both mentors and mentees will learn the specific roles each should play, as well as the effective formats for developing a healthy and productive mentor/mentee relationship. If your organization wants to develop the next generation of leaders, this session is for you!

In this program, learn the strong positive correlations between mentoring relationships and:

  • Job satisfaction
  • Career mobility and opportunity
  • Employee retention
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Successful development of new leaders within an organization

Trust is essential to effective communication across your team and your stakeholders—but how can you communicate trust when no one can see your face? This engaging session will examine how the four cores of trust are impacted in a digital, global communication environment. Participants will be given the opportunity to immediately apply what they’ve learned to improve communication across their teams.

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze how the four cores of trust are impacted when digital or virtual communication is employed.
  • Apply specific tools and techniques to improve communication and convey trust even in digital and virtual settings.