Forever Green
Campaign for Northwest
Menu & Search

Personal and Professional Development Opportunities

Understanding Your Leadership Strengths - Systematic Leadership

Understanding Your Leadership Strengths - Systematic Leadership

Todd Long, Speaker & Author
Leadership Innovations 

Date:               Monday, September 23, 2019 
Time:               10 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Student Union Ballroom

The Systematic Leadership model identifies five attributes that help shape effective leadership. These attributes are Envision, Involve, Develop, Plan, and Act.

This interactive workshop will help you as a leader…

  • Discover your leadership strengths within this model through a self-assessment.
  • Learn the Systematic Leadership process in order to move vision to action.
  • Recognize how the five attributes impact one another from a systems perspective in order to lead even better.

Upgrading Your Personal Best

Upgrading Your Personal Best

Jackie Cochenour, Assistant Director
Upward Bound
Northwest Missouri State University

Date:             Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Time:             9:30 a.m., 1 p.m. or 4 p.m.
Length:          60 Minutes
Location:        Student Union Ballroom

What does it look like to lead at your best? Are you at your best? Simply put, to lead at your best, you must first be at your best.

In this session, our focus will simply be learning the act of raising your leadership level. Raising the level at which you live, learn and lead is an intentional act of creating patterns to influence your life. By raising your level, you can truly attract more of what you desire the most in your professional life, and most importantly, your personal life.

Join Jackie as she shares her six decisions of leading life at an upgraded level. Her signature style of speaking, humor, interactive work, and real-talk will reveal what you can do right now to redirect how you decide to lead your life at your best.

By the end of this program you will be able to:

  • Understand the 6 decisions of leading through your best Self
  • Acknowledge where in your life there is balance and work to be done
  • Determine how to make a difference through the H.E.A.R.T
  • Activate a plan to upgrade your level of leadership with positive results

Triggers: Are You Reacting or Responding? Identifying Your Ultimate Key to Success

Triggers: Are You Reacting or Responding? Identifying Your Ultimate Key to Success

Kathleen Randall, CSP 
Randall Resources International

Date:               Thursday, October 17, 2019 
Time:               11 a.m., 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Student Union Boardroom

Your ability to respond, rather than react to the triggers around you, will ultimately determine your success in every area of your life

In this interactive session, you will:

  • Gain insights as to how people react and why
  • Identifying what pushes your hot buttons and why
  • Learn tools and skills to deal with triggers and emotions—both yours and theirs!

Awakening the "Intrapreneur" Within You

Awakening the "Intrapreneur" Within You

Marquita Miller, Speaker & Author
Five Star Tax & Business Solutions

Date:               Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time:              11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Length:            60 minutes
Location:          Student Union Ballroom

This workshop will help you to awaken your entrepreneurial spirit in the workplace. Utilizing an entrepreneur attitude and mindset in your career will help you produce significant and profitable wins. The strategies learned in this workshop will help position you for greater leadership and success!

Emotional Intelligence - Get Off The Roller Coaster

Emotional Intelligence - Get Off The Roller Coaster

Candy Whirley, CSP
SBG Services LLC  

Date:               Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time:               11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Length:            60 Minutes
Location:          Student Union Ballroom

Know ‘em, Manage ‘em, Choose ‘em.

Buckle up…and be ready to be entertained, interactive, energized and enter a new way of thinking! 

Have you ever had someone know just what buttons to push! We all have…that’s why Candy loves to teach folks how to get their emotions under control. In this interactive keynote, you will laugh and learn about your emotions and how to CALM DOWN without someone saying “Calm Down!” We will analyze your emotions by exploring what aggravates you by knowing exactly what tics you off! Then we will discuss how to manage the obstacles so you can choose your emotions by being proactive NOT reactive. By the end of this keynote you will be able to recognize the emotions in people who are not like you! Simple…right? I truly believe that It Takes 4 to Tango. We will go through an interactive exercise that teaches the four personality styles WITHOUT A TEST! Once you learn the Tango of your employees, employers or peers, you will learn their emotions and then you can dance your way through ANY problem! Cue Tango music…

Take Aways…

  • Know your emotions so you can be PROACTIVE not reactive
  • Manage your emotions with Candy’s 3 step process that you can use the second you leave the conference in any situation
  • Learn to Choose your emotions in unpredictable situations
  • Handle emotional obstacles in 4 easy ways
  • Recognize the personality differences and the emotional characteristics so you can effectively work with people who are NOT like you