Leadership Forums

The hallmark of our forums is our emphasis on small, interactive groups and high-value networking opportunities. Each session is designed to give you a unique opportunity to be part of the conversation. Events are open to members and guests unless otherwise indicated.

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Date: June 28, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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e-Roundtable: expert insights at your desktop

High Stakes Presentations: How successful leaders wow their audiences (and their boss)

Powerful speaking skills can make the difference between getting promoted to the executive level, or getting looked over. You’ve given presentations at conferences and sales meetings in the past, but this next one really counts. You need it to sizzle!

Join Jaeny Baik, former CBC TV host, CEO of Jaeny Baik Media as she shares her industry trade secrets. Learn how to command a room, grab the attention of your audience and keep them hanging off your every word. It can make or break your next high-stakes presentation! After 10 years of experience as a broadcast journalist, Jaeny’s worked with more than a thousand people on-camera and on-stage, coaching presentation skills.


Jaeny Baik
Owner
Jaeny Baik Media
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Session Details

Date: July 26, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Description

e-Roundtable: expert insights at your desktop

Conscious Communication – Dealing with People You Can’t Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst

Conscious Communication® is based on the belief that good communication skills are the foundation of relationships and the lifeblood of effective leadership, teamwork and organizational performance. In general, people’s leadership and organizational effectiveness are a result of their ability to communicate. But what do you do when people exhibit problem behaviours?

Join Dr. Rick Brinkman as he shares his insights on why people act the way they do, why one person attacks and another withdraws and why some people seem agreeable on the surface and then you hear differently behind your back. Dr. Brinkman has been teaching communication for over 30 years. His clients have included the Astronauts at NASA, Sony Pictures, LucasFilm the FBI, the Under Secretary of Defense and the people who do the defense budget, IBM, and many others. He is the co-author of the McGraw-Hill book, Dealing with People You Can’t Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst, which has been translated into 23 languages and sold over 2,000,000 copies. Dr Brinkman will share the action steps can you take to prevent difficult behaviors and transform them when they are happening.


Dr. Rick Brinkman
Speaker, Author and Grand Poobaa
Rick Brinkman Productions, Inc.
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Session Details

Date: Sept 27, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Description

e-Roundtable: expert insights at your desktop

Understanding Yourself to Lead Others

The process of understanding others helps people raise their self-awareness and positions them to be more effective leaders. By understanding what great leaders do, you will be able to model leadership behaviours back on the job. Great leaders take time to know the people around them by effectively listening and adapting their approach to meet the needs of others.

Join Julie Ruben Rodney as she shares her thoughts on the critical role self-awareness plays in how leaders lead. Participants will be able to take what they have learned in this webinar and apply it immediately post the session. Julie will also highlight concepts from her recent book Leadership: Helping Others to Succeed.


Julie Ruben Rodney
CEO and Founder
MaxPeoplePerform
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Session Details

Date: Oct 25, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Description

e-Roundtable: expert insights at your desktop

Stress Is Not The Enemy

In the face of nonstop demand and constant distraction, it’s no wonder working professionals feel overloaded and overwhelmed. Stress is a common complaint, but stress is not the enemy. Instead of focusing on eliminating stress, the key to feeling better and performing optimally is to skillfully manage our own energy.

Join Arden Pennell, Director of Facilitation and Programs at The Energy Project as she shares key ideas for energy management, including an exploration of the four dimensions of energy: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual.


Arden Pennell
Director of Facilitation and Programs
The Energy Project
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