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Brenda Clark Hamilton    
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  “Without Saying a Word: The Power of Nonverbal Communication in the Workplace”
This engaging and practical session will help you become more effective at reading others’ body languageā€¦and better understand what you might be saying through your own! We’ll cover several aspects of nonverbal communication, including hand/arm gestures, positions when seated or standing, facial expressions, and hand-shake positions.

"Communication Confidence"
Most times when there’s a problem anywhere: at work, at home, with customers, with friends, it stems from a problem with communication. And many times, it’s too late to fix any problems once we’ve communicated unprepared. Brenda will provide participants ideas to become better communicators prepared for multiple situations. Based on personal experience and valuable research, Brenda will help you anticipate the conversations that can help resolve issues instead of create them.

     
Lt. Col. (Ret.) Rob “Waldo” Waldman
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  "Wingman Leadership: Never Fly Solo"
Waldo will help you instill a culture of accountability, mutual support, and performance excellence which ultimately will improve your ability to improve productivity and create an improved service culture for both internal and external customers. He will emphasize the importance of seeing each other as people first and encourage improved communication and interaction among team members.

Waldo is a high-energy mentor whose message is universal for leaders at all levels!

     
Bob Eubanks
.Bob Eubanks, former host of The Newlywed Game.
  "It's All About People"
Bob is a master at getting the best out of people! Bob’s life took on a whole new meaning when he recognized how important it was to connect one-on-one with people to get the information he needed in any situation. Whether it was managing musicians, hosting a game show, or communicating with his family, he learned how to validate the other person’s words to make them feel important and trusting to give him their most honest thoughts about their needs. Bob’s message will help you learn how to develop those same skills in your professional, personal, and social life.

Using outtakes from his highly rated television show, The Newlywed Game, Eubanks' "It’s All About People" is a highly entertaining keynote presentation. The focus of "It's All About People" is on:
  • Enhancing people skills in order to maximize partnerships with customers and co-workers.
  • Personal relationships.
  • Relationships in the work place.
  • The elderly and their increased presence in the workplace.
  • The use of humor as a communication skill.

As one of the world's leading keynote motivational speakers, Bob works regularly with top tier corporate clients. With 40 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Eubanks uses his skills as a riveting storyteller to lead audiences to a common place where people skills and camaraderie immediately integrate into their personal and professional lives. With technology becoming an overriding influence in our society, we have had a tendency to lose some of our people skills. Eubanks shows you how you can bring people skills to the forefront of your communications where they belong even when society may have other ideas.

     
Joe Steffy    
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  "Growing Success One Kernel At A Time"
Joe Steffy was born with Down Syndrome and later diagnosed with autism. High School Counselors told Joe’s parents that he would never hold a job and would live in a group home for the rest of his life. With the help of his parents Joe started his business popping popcorn. His Kettle Korn, a German way of popping popcorn with sugar, turned out to be Joe’s path to a successful business.
     
     
Dr. Jodi Owen    
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  “Brain Training: The Art of Making Better Decisions”
That age old adage, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting things to turn out differently” haunts  most of us in some areas of our lives: personal, professional, social, etc. Have you ever wanted to break the cycle of accepting the wrong job, hiring the wrong person, investing in the wrong relationship? Psychologist Jodi Owen will guide us in utilizing a blend of research and our intuitive skills to improve our decision-making skills.
     
Adam Emerson    
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  A Simon Sinek TedTalk video:  “Multi-Generational Workforce”
With discussion facilitated by Adam Emerson

Simon Sinek is a gifted speaker, thinker and writer with a message for the current employee population. With multi-generational work groups made up of people from Gen Y through Baby Boomers and all the ages in between, the challenges of motivating a team becomes a complicated task for both supervisors and fellow employees. Understanding the societal differences of each generation is critical in the way each group is encourage to engage and perform. Adam Emerson will lead a discussion of Simon’s video with opportunity for participants to brainstorm about their own individual workplaces.

     

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