Ideally, you want to be so prepared you don’t need to worry about resilience – you know how to focus, to muster peak performance at will, to maintain your energy. But sometimes you need to be resilient in the moment – to recover from a misstep at a meeting or a shaky start to a presentation. You also need to maintain your resilience in the long-term – market conditions change, your needs and goals become more demanding, you have more obligations vying for your time. Learn strategies to prepare for big events so you perform at your best. Learn how to recover if things do go wrong. Learn how to become more resilient day-to-day to achieve success despite change and challenging conditions.
Itâ€™s not just about negotiating money (though this is critical and weâ€™ll talk about this too). You also negotiate for resources, deadlines, boundaries, information and more. Participants will learn a 3-stage process for negotiation and the 7 key steps to take in advance of any negotiation. Weâ€™ll also cover ways to incorporate negotiation practice into your daily routine. You can ask for what you want. You can ask for more.
We all hear about the importance of Personal Branding, but what does that mean exactly? There are 4 elements in branding, all of which you can maximize: reputation; actions; focus; style. Learn strategies to strengthen, refine, or change your brand. Learn how to tailor your brand to different audiences and goals. Learn different approaches to establishing your expertise, including case studies of real people who have successfully captured the attention of senior management, media, investors, and strategic partners.
We all have heard that networking is critical to a successful career or business. But what exactly do you do with all these people that you meet? After you develop a genuine rapport, how do you turn that personal connection into a professional lead? The best networking is about building long-term, genuine relationships, yes, but in order to take the next step and yield tangible results from your network, you need to ask. In Schmooze or Lose, learn strategies to follow-up without pestering, to engage your network so they WANT to help you, and to create ways to collaborate for mutual benefit. There will be times you have to ask for something from your network. Learn how to do it in a way that isn’t overreaching and that doesn’t make you or your contacts uncomfortable.
The saying is “It’s not personal, it’s business.” But in reality, it’s all personal, even business is personal! Your professional life gives you fulfillment, stretches your skills, and impacts your emotions. On a practical note, your professional life feeds your family and pays for your dreams. Rather than divide what you do into professional (9a-5p) and personal (evenings and weekends), you need to move beyond balance and integrate your work and life. Get the strategies and tips to manage your time, money and energy for personal AND professional goals, for everything that matters to you.