After two decades of working in the technology industry and serving as a search and rescue volunteer for one of the busiest units in the world, Kri has witnessed how leadership can either make or break a business or mission. Kri shares her story first-hand and provides practical tools to overcome personal and professional challenges. Various break-out and workshop session options are available. Kri focuses on hands-on learning so her attendees get the most out of the experience. Goals & Opportunity (Most popular talk w/ optional breakout sessions) Most people know what goals are. Many people create goals and use them as a tool of measurement for whatever success they may be looking to accomplish. In this talk, Kri shares how she used goals to climb the corporate ladder, ultimately achieving success as a technology executive overseeing development and design teams worldwide. During this keynote, Kri covers how to: * Create effective goals * Maintain goals over long periods of time * Improve communication * Introduce and maintain accountability * Create opportunity for yourself and/or your team * Recognize learning and growth * Celebrate success In breakout sessions, Kri oversees: * Goal creation * Using goals to manage the success of your team (for managers/leaders) * Using goals to leverage personal success At the conclusion of this highly interactive experience, attendees will have practical tools at their disposal that encourage and support personal growth, accountability, and a thriving working environment. A natural leader and motivator, Kri commands an audience and encourages involvement by all. Your audience will be engaged, enlightened, and when they leave, they'll know how to use practical tools that they'll feel comfortable using in their every day.