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Oct 09
2014

Presenter Highlight: Annie Kirschenmann

Memorable Professional Story: When I sat down in the CEO chair, I thought I was prepared.  Ha!   I realized - in incredibly short order - that it was unlike anything I had ever done before and that I needed help.  It was the journey of exploring what...

Oct 04
2014

The Challenges of Assertive Communication

While some people are assertive by nature, assertiveness is a skill that can be learned. Think of a scale where being passive is on one end and being overly aggressive is on the other. The mid-point of the scale is where assertiveness lies. This is the...

Sep 18
2014

Presenter Highlight: Ann Dolence

Book Recommendation: Born A Healer, by Chunyi Lin The first book I read about Spring Forest Qigong . This book builds focus, confidence, and a connection to a higher power, as well as determination. "Take the time to know your life purpose because it...

Sep 04
2014

Presenter Highlight: Rick Holmberg

Memorable Professional Story: When I told a stock trader, who had lost over $300 million in one day, to remember that I don't do pity and if he wanted pity to call his Mom. He needed me to tell him the truth and to reframe his current situation and not...

Aug 28
2014

Presenter Highlight: David Boehm

Memorable Professional Story:  As a requirement for my Master's Degree, I had to present a seminar, not related to my research, which was open to the department faculty, students, and to the public.  I picked a controversial topic that drew the interest...