We learned in science that change needs a catalyst, but what about in life? In this inspiring talk about what catalyzed her own changes, Alana demonstrates how purpose and passion can reinforce your personal and professional goals. Through engaging discussion, she will take the audience on a journey to discover their passions, talents, and path to being more effective leaders. They will be moved to establish their "WHY", while gaining key insight into objective-setting and priorities. This interactive program will leave you with immediate steps to move you forward in growth at work and home. Leading change...the Ms. Engineer Way®! Learning Objectives: Apply self-discovery strategies to uncover who you are and what you were made to do Create a strategic plan and action items to create meaningful change in your life Learn a proven model for leading change and building resilience Leverage proven techniques to sustain lasting change in your personal and professional life
Charles Darwin says that adaptability, not strength or intelligence, will determine one’s survival. Alana has seen that firsthand: when she began to transition from leading oilfield operations to IT projects, she found herself searching for resources. Motivated by her desire to help people in her organization succeed, she began balancing her technical skills with leadership and human behavior insight. In this uplifting presentation about transition and continuous development, Alana reveals the secrets that helped her advance from a field engineer to an internationally recognized Project Management Consultant and Change Leadership Expert. Learning Objectives: Thrive during changes in their lives, industry, or organization Ensure that their career is providing the results they desire Identify resources to maintain their motivation for maximum success Leverage proven techniques to create and sustain lasting change
Workplace diversity isn't just about color, but about recognizing different ideas, talents, and perspectives. In this program, Alana relies on her years as a corporate, non-profit, and independent business leader to explore how to appreciate and manage diversity. Learn best-practices for getting management and individual contributor buy-in to Diversity & Inclusion programs. The audience will leave with: - An understanding of the Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion - Strategies to maximize the impact that different ideas have on innovation and creativity - Motivation to champion and promote diversity for the benefit of their team, organization, and industry Learn best-practices for getting management and employee buy-in to diversity programs. By understanding its benefits and value, leaders can greatly improve the impact that diversity has on team performance. Appreciating Diversity....the Ms. Engineer Way®!
Looking for ways to engage even your most difficult team members? Dealing with people on your team can often seem like dealing with an unruly child. Leaders need a clear understanding of Emotional Intelligence, behavior styles and conflict resolution. When equipped with the right tools, you can create a truly cohesive and collaborative environment. And when it's the responsibility of your team to innovate and create change, working well together can be even more challenging. In this humorous and thought-provoking session, Alana compares and contrasts getting the best out of children to leading your talented team of adults. This presentation features techniques for improving accountability on your team to ensure that deadlines and goals are achieved, while keeping team morale high. Leading a team...the Ms. Engineer Way®. Learning Objectives: Leverage Emotional Intelligence to bring out the best in every team member Recognize the 4 Extended DISC ® behavior styles and how they sh...
In today's performance‐based workplaces, leading a team to victory isn't just desirable, it's necessary! The most effective teams are led by effective leaders. And like a championship sports team, as the team leader, you are the coach! Find out how to set team standards and create an atmosphere of understanding and connection that encourages high-level output. Whether your team is project-focused or functional, Alana's principle-based "8 Great Strategies" will help you improve team dynamics and ensure a victory. Get ready to learn the key plays to win this game and the next. Leadership...the Ms. Engineer Way® The audience will leave with: - Fresh ideas for teambuilding to start the game off right - Techniques to motivate, monitor, and moderate your project teams - Eight proven leadership strategies to improve team dynamics and ensure a victory! If you're a leader and you want to win this game and the next, then this program is for you.