2016 (including a sampling of client-related activities)

  • November 10 - facilitated client sessions to debrief the results of an internal employee survey and to explore the topic of influencing without authority
  • September 29 - led a workshop for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce entitled "How to WOW the Customers You Worked So Hard to Get"
  • September 15 - presented to Johnston Community College's Keystone Leadership class on "Discovering Your Definition of Leadership." We explored various leadership models and theories.
  • April 18 - facilitated a Team Building session incorporating the results of their DISC assessments. The staff is under new leadership and also assimilating other new members to the team.
  • March 14 - led a management development session with a group of Sales Managers. This management training is a key element of their professional development.
  • February 26 - facilitated an Effective Communication and Team Building session with a group of managers who are driving significant change in their organization
  • February 24 - led a session on Effective Time Management with a group of high-potentials as part of a client's leadership development program
  • January 30 - led sessions entitled "How to Facilitate a Successful Study Group Meeting" and"Effectively Communicating Membership Benefits" at a client's annual member conference
  • January 23 - led a session entitled "Definition of a Leader" at a client's annual employee conference
  • January 9 - presented "Optimizing Your MBA" to the Meredith College School of Business incoming MBA class

2015

  • September 18 - spoke at the NC Department of Health and Human Services' Annual WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Conference on "Self-Leadership and Cementing Your Value at Work"
  • August 22 - presented "Optimizing Your MBA" to the Meredith College School of Business incoming MBA class
  • August 20 - led a seminar for Johnston Community College's Keystone Leadership class, entitled "Defining and Applying Effective Leadership"
  • July 15 - led a client seminar entitled "Time Maximization"
  • May 21 - workshop entitled "My 3 P's: Passion, Purpose, Potential" with the Triangle Chapter of The National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA)
  • May 16 - led a seminar entitled "Every Day is Career Day" at the Meredith College School of Business in Raleigh
  • January 31 - led a client seminar entitled "Definition of a Leader"
  • January 23 - led a seminar for church leaders entitled "Facilitation: The Good, Bad, and Ugly"

2014

  • December 9 - "Buillding Enviable Customer Relationships" interactive, phone-based workshop
  • September 16 - "Optimizing Employee Performance" interactive, phone-based workshop
  • June 17 - "Effective Communication and Constructive Conflict" interactive, phone-based workshop
  • March 18 - "My 3 P's: Passion, Purpose, Potential" interactive, phone-based workshop
  • March 8 - led a full-day workshop on "Leadership and Career Achievement" at the Meredith College School of Business in Raleigh

2013

  • November 19 - "Argh! I Have too Many Competing Priorities! Managing and Prioritizing for Success" webinar
  • October 15 - "I'm Too Busy and Other Lame Excuses That Ruin Your Business and Your Life" webinar
  • September 17 - "Conducting Winning Presentations" webinar
  • August 24 - presented "Optimizing Your MBA" to the Meredith College School of Business incoming MBA class
  • June 18 - "Innovation: The Power of Thinking Creatively to Inspire New Ideas, New Products, and New Teams" webinar
  • May 21 - "Connect! Networking Is Not Just for Salespeople" webinar
  • April 16 - "Creating a Culture of Accountability" webinar
  • March 19 - "Constructive Conflict: How to Manage Conflict Effectively to Promote Productive Decision-Making" webinar
  • February 19 - "Trust: The Foundation of Effective Leaders and Organizations" webinar
  • January 22 - "Leading and Managing Change that Actually Works" webinar

2012

  • November 27 - "Effective Meeting Management" webinar
  • October 16 - "The 4 Secrets of Passionate Organizations" webinar
  • October 13 - led a full-day workshop on "Leadership and Career Achievement" at the Meredith College School of Business in Raleigh
  • September 18 - "Don't Fear Difficult Conversations. Embrace Them." webinar
  • August 18 - presented "Optimizing Your MBA" to the Meredith College School of Business incoming MBA class
  • July 25 - presented in Cary, NC on "A Common Sense Approach to Business Sustainability" to the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) of the Carolinas
  • June 19 - "The Secret to Great Sales: A Simple Formula for Asking Great Questions"webinar
  • May 22 - "Don't Be A Statistic: The Top 5 Reasons Business Owners Fail" webinar
  • April 17 - "Self-Leadership: You Possess the Ability to Lead" webinar
  • March 20 - "A Common Sense Approach to Business Sustainability" webinar
  • March 9 - discussed job opportunities in marketing with high school juniors and seniors at the Wake County Public School System's Xtreme Beginnings career exploration day at Wake Tech's main campus in Raleigh
  • February 21 - "Staying Sane: Managing the Highs and Lows of Business Leadership" webinar
  • February 15 - presented to the Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce on "Creating Client Relationships that Build Annuity"
  • January 17 - "Time Maximization: Make Time Work for You" webinar
  • January 12 - represented undergraduate alma mater Virginia Tech at MaxQ Ventures' Launch Day which kicks off the Startup Madness competition pitting entrepreneurial student teams and their potentially game-changing product ideas against one another.
  • January 10 - presented to the Triangle Real Estate Investors Association (TREIA) in Raleigh on "Goal Setting for a Successful 2012"

2011

  • December 13 - "Bridging the Generation Gap in the Workplace" webinar
  • December 9 - presented at the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh to the North Carolina Chapter of the Society of Quality Assurance (NCCSQA) on "Effectively Dealing With Difficult People And Situations"
  • November 16 - presented in Cary, NC on "Tackling Tough Conversations" to the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) of the Carolinas
  • November 15 - "Turn Employees Into Raving Fans: What Motivates in Today's World" webinar
  • November 10 - hosted a Wharton Club and Penn Club alumni event in Raleigh featuring Janet Cowell, State Treasurer, NC Department of State Treasurer and fellow graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
  • October 18 - "How to Get a Standing Ovation from Your Customers" webinar
  • October 1 - led a full-day workshop on "Leadership and Career Achievement" at the Meredith College School of Business in Raleigh
  • September 27 - hosted a Wharton Club and Penn Club event featuring Stuart Diamond, president of Global Strategy Group, a Wharton Professor, a Pulitzer Prize winning former journalist for the New York Times, and author of "Getting More - How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World"
  • September 20 - "Be Strategic about Your Strategic Planning" webinar
  • September 2 - presented to the Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce on "I'm Too Busy" and Other Lame Excuses That Ruin Your Business and Your Life
  • August 23 - "I'm Too Busy" and Other Lame Excuses That Ruin Your Business and Your Life webinar
  • August 20 - presented "Optimizing Your MBA" to the Meredith College School of Business incoming MBA class
  • August 11 - presented to the Research Triangle Park chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA) on "Strategic Thinking: From the Boardroom to the Cubicle"
  • July 21 - presented to the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) - North Carolina in Chapel Hill on "Creating Client Relationships that Build Annuity"
  • July 19 - "Creating a Culture of Innovation" webinar
  • June 21 - "A Common Sense Approach to Business Sustainability" webinar
  • May 24 - moderated the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce's Mega Networking event in Cary, NC
  • May 17 - "Creating a High Performance Team" webinar
  • April 19 - "Optimizing Your Sales Pipeline - Your Business Life Depends On It" webinar
  • April 5 - led seminar in Raleigh entitled "The Formula for Success - Use it to Change Your Life" in support of Peter Pessetto's candidacy for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Man of the Year 2011
  • March 24 - "What did that person just say to me?" Effective Communication Techniques webinar
  • February 23 - spoke at CAI's 2011 HR Management Conference on "Communicating Change that Actually Matters to Employees" at NC State's McKimmon Center
  • February 15 - "Start with the End in Mind: Creating a Vision for Your Business" webinar
  • February 11 - presented three sessions on entrepreneurialism at the West Millbrook Middle School Career Day in Raleigh
  • January 18 - "Self-Awareness: How Can You Improve Yourself If You Don't Know Yourself?" webinar
  • January 8 - presented "Optimizing Your MBA" to the Meredith College School of Business incoming MBA class 

2010

  • December 15 - "Talent Management in Turbulent Times: Employee Engagement Strategies" webinar
  • November 16 - moderated the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce's Mega Networking event in Cary, NC
  • November 16 - "Time Maximization: Make Time Work For You" webinar
  • October 19 - "Tackling Tough Conversations" webinar
  • October 15 - presented twice at the annual conference of the NC Society for Human Resource Management in Sunset Beach, NC on "Tackling Tough Conversations"
  • September 25 - led a full-day workshop on "Leadership and Career Achievement" at the Meredith College School of Business in Raleigh
  • September 21 - "Why Coaching Works: Trends, Facts, and a Discussion about the Value of Coaching for an Organization and Individuals" webinar
  • August 21 - presented "Optimizing Your MBA" to the Meredith College School of Business incoming MBA class
  • August 17 - "I'm Too Busy and Other Lame Excuses That Ruin Your Business and Your Life" webinar
  • August 5 - "Grow Your Business: Developing a Customer Loyalty Strategy - Part 3" to architects and engineers, in partnership with Indovance, Inc.
  • July 20 - "Increase Sustained Profitability: Developing a Customer Loyalty Strategy" webinar
  • July 15 - "Grow Your Business: Developing a Customer Loyalty Strategy - Part 2" webinar to architects and engineers, in partnership with Indovance, Inc.
  • June 15 - "The Secret to Great Sales: A Simple Formula for Asking Great Questions" webinar
  • June 10 - "Grow Your Business: Developing a Customer Loyalty Strategy - Part 1" webinar to architects and engineers, in partnership with Indovance, Inc.
  • June 8 - presented on "Tackling Tough Conversations" to the Triangle Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
  • May 26 - presented on "Time Maximization: Make Time Work for You" to the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) of the Carolinas
  • May 20 - presented on Personal Time Management to the National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA) in Raleigh
  • May 18 - "Turning Suspects Into Prospects: Optimizing Your Marketing & Prospecting Efforts" webinar
  • May 5 - "How to Grow Your Business: The Buying / Selling Process for Architects and Engineers" webinar, in partnership with Indovance, Inc.
  • April 21 - presented three sessions on entrepreneurialism at the West Millbrook Middle School Career Day in Raleigh
  • April 20 - "Self-Awareness: How Can You Improve Yourself If You Don't Know Yourself?" webinar
  • April 15 - led round-table discussions on job opportunities for high school seniors at the Wake County Public School System's Xtreme Beginnings career exploration day at NC State's McKimmon Center
  • April 7 - "How to Grow Your Company" webinar, in partnership with Indovance, Inc.
  • March 27 - "Time Maximization: The Importance of 1020" workshop at the Meredith College School of Business in Raleigh
  • March 16 - "Effective Communication: What Did That Person Just Say to Me?" webinar
  • March 3 - "How to Grow Your Engineering Company" webinar, in partnership with Indovance, Inc.
  • February 24 - "How to Grow Your Architectural Practice: Swimming Against the Tide" webinar, in partnership with Indovance, Inc.
  • February 16 - "Non-Stop Self Motivation: Finding Your Passion and Purpose" webinar
  • February 4 - "Goal Setting for a Successful 2010" presentation to the RAMS Club at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Raleigh
  • January 19 - "Goal Setting for a Successful 2010" webinar 

2009

  • December 15 & 22 - "Making Connections: The Power of Social Networking Using LinkedIn" webinars
  • December 10 - "A Life Without a Purpose is Like a Trip Without a Destination" presentation at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce AM Networks function
  • December 2 - presented three sessions on "Work-Life Balance and Stress Management" at West Millbrook Middle School's staff development day in Raleigh
  • November 17 - "Achieving Organizational Excellence" webinar
  • November 7 - "Effective Communication - Cutting Through the Noise" workshop at the Meredith College School of Business in Raleigh
  • October 20 - "Getting & Maintaining Peak Performance" webinar
  • September 22 - NC Association of Staffing Professionals on "Leveraging a Positive Attitude to Improve Customer Loyalty" (postponed)
  • September 15 - "Why Coaching Works: Trends, Facts and a Discussion About the Value of Coaching for Organizations and Individuals" webinar
  • August 18 - "Goal Setting for Success" webinar
  • July 21 - "Response-Ability: Taking Control of Your Business and Your Life" webinar
  • July 15 - "Building a Highly Effective Team" with the Wake Business Leaders in Cary
  • July 9 - "Fail-Safe Leadership" with the Research Triangle Park chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals
  • June 16 - "Effective Meeting Management" webinar
  • June 12 - "The Power of a Positive Attitude" seminar at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
  • May 19 - "Increase Sustained Profitability - Developing a Customer Loyalty Strategy" webinar
  • May 12 - "Customer Service for Sustainability" at the American Society of Quality - Raleigh's Quality in the Triangle annual conference
  • April 21 - "The 4 Secrets of Passionate Organizations" webinar
  • April 21 - "Time Optimization" with the NC Triangle chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants
  • March 17 - "The Secret to Great Sales: A Simple Formula for Asking Great Questions" webinar
  • March 11 - "Achieving Organizational Excellence" in Cary at the Wake Business Leaders round-table
  • February 17 - "Tackling Tough Conversations" webinar
  • January 20 - "Time Maximization: Making Time Work For You" webinar
  • January 8 - "Strategies to Accelerate Your Success" with the Apex Rotary Club
2008
  • December 5, 2008 - "Customer Loyalty as a Strategic Advantage" at the Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce's First Friday business event
  • October 22, 2008 - "The Real Definition of Success" with the Wake Business Leaders
  • October 7, 2008 - "Leveraging Positive Attitude and Motivation for Success" with the Morrisville Rotary

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