KEYNOTE SPEAKING & LECTURE TOPICS
Duration is from one to eight hours and customized for your audience.
…blending the worlds of theater, business and life for greatness.
The similarities of theater, business and life
Shakespeare: “All the world’s a stage and all the men and women are merely players”
A Hollywood Celebrity, a New York CEO, a Chicago Salesman, a Boise Schoolteacher, a Boston Student … what do they all have in Common?
“CHANGE IS GOOD…YOU GO FIRST”
Fear of what might happen
Supports you need
HOW TO BREAK OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE & REACH YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL
Somebodies > anybodies > nobodies
If you are what you do; then when you don’t you aren’t
The Upside Down World
Discover why your goals and your Comfort Zone will always be in conflict
HOW GOOD ARE THE SHIPS IN YOUR FLEET?
GOAL-SETTING: PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, CAREER PLANNING
94 percent of all written goals are accomplished
3 percent of the population have goals; and everyone else works for them
A Goal without a plan is merely a dream
The S-M-A-R-T Model for setting realistic goals
PRESENTING YOURSELF WITH POWER
How Do You Know How To Present For Their Reasons; Not Yours?
People Make Decisions For Their Reasons; Not Yours.
RULE: Tell them what you’re going to tell them; Tell them; Tell them what you told them
Know what you want your audience to act upon
HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE 50 PERCENT THROUGH POWER LISTENING & QUESTIONING
Applying the 30/70 Rule in Communicating
7 Power Words
B A T N A (Best alternative to a negotiated agreement)
Negotiating vs. Compromising
The “Flinch Negotiating Gambit”
7 Tips from The Harvard Negotiation Institute
How Well Are Team Goals Aligned With Organizational Goals?
How Do You Differentiate “Lone Rangers” from “Team Players”?
What Role Does HR Play In Team Building?
How well do you know your organization’s Team Culture?
Leaders Deal With Vision, Managers Deal With Complexity!
What Message Do You Send Your Eagles When You Hire Turkeys?
How Well Do You Know Where You’re Going and Who Will Go With You?
Organizations change; people go through transition
SUPERIOR CUSTOMER LOYALTY
Superior Customer/Client Service is an Organizational Responsibility
Dissatisfied Customers Talk More About Your Business Than Satisfied Customers.
How Do You Make Dealing With Your Organization an “EXPERIENCE” vs. an Event?
Learn how to create an “EXPERIENCE” for the People You inter-connect with
Conflict Among The Team is Beneficial; If It Is Identified and Managed
The Best People To Resolve The Conflict Are Those In The Conflict
Understanding The Difference Between Overt and Covert Conflict
How To Have A Conflict Management Process In Place
How Well Does Your Mission Align with Your Vision?
How Well Do You Know Who To Involve In Your Planning?
How Well Do Your Stakeholders Buy In To Where You’re Going?
Culture trumps strategy every time
HIRING AND MANAGING TOP PERFORMERS
How Do You Know Which Profiling Tools To Utilize in Hiring?
92 percent of People Are Hired Because of How Well They Interview
How Good Are Your People at Interviewing?
How Do You Train, Measure Behaviors and Compensate?
TRADE SHOWS, CONFERENCES, CONVENTIONS, EXPOS
The Five Hints for an Effective Trade Show Performance
The Seven Tips for Effective Trade Show Planning
The Nine Neglects at Trade Shows, etc.
The 15 Objectives at Trade Shows, etc.