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...
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...
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...
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...
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...