- You Can LOVE Your Work and LIVE Your Life, Too!
- CHAMPIONSHIP Teams … Creating a Mindset of EXCELLENCE
- Building blocks of a powerful team
- How team leaders can support and empower their teams through times of change
- Uncovering and re-directing the “hidden agendas” of difficult team members
- What to do when the team leader is the problem
Creating Tomorrow’s OPPORTUNITIES Out of Today’s CHANGES, Barbara speaks from experience. She combines hard facts with a rich blend of humor and stories to create a powerful message. More than 80,000 business and health care professionals across the United States, Canada, England, Australia and Brazil have heard her unique message.
A trailblazer, Barbara was one of the first women to sell wholesale pharmaceuticals for a major drug company in the United States. From one-pharmacy towns to a large, diverse territory in Los Angeles, Barbara created selling oppportunities where none had previously existed. She received numerous awards for her sales ability, including Sales Rep of the Year. These distinctions earned her a cover story in American Druggist Magazine.
Moving up to a management position, Barbara faced the biggest challenge of her career … empowering OTHERS to create opportunities for themselves in a rapidly changing work environment. In this position, she learned the leadership skills necessary to make people WANT to work, rather than HAVE to work. She is dedicated to assisting organizations in maximizing the potential of their people through effective leadership skills. An entertaining and inspiring speaker, Barbara captures the attention of her audience IMMEDIATELY and NEVER LETS GO! She weaves input into her program, so attendees take home a personal experience of her message to them.
Audiences appreciate her down-to-earth, engaging speaking style, and many of her speaking engagements are “back by popular demand” repeat performances. She is easy to work with, flexible, and a true professional.
Creating Tomorrow’s OPPORTUNITIES Out of Today’s CHANGES
This powerful program implements a 4-step plan to move from “change-victim” to “change-maker.” This high energy, down-to-earth presentation is very popular with business professionals, as it reinforces the fact that we have control over our lives, even during times of tremendous change. We discuss specific strategies participants can use IMMEDIATELY to maintain a competitive edge in business and assure success in their professions. In addition, particpants will answer the following questions:
How can I add value to the services I now perform?
Where is the “niche” in my industry that hasn’t been developed?
What would customers pay for that isn’t available now?
What do I see as the future of my profession, and what can I do now to prepare for it?
You are a powerful speaker with a clear understanding of what is needed for leaders in today’s changing environment.”
You Can LOVE Your Work and LIVE Your Life, Too!
This humorous and fast-paced program discusses the distinct possibility of being dedicated to your work and having a personal life, too. Participants will learn life balance strategies so that personal and professional goals complement, not conflict, with each other.
6 characteristics of the work-driven personality
How childhood conditioning affects the way we view work in our lives today
How to spot the signs of a life out of balance
8 success-proven strategies for maintaining an optimistic and productive outlook in a constantly changing work environment.
In an era of unprecedented change, business leaders are facing the challenge of ensuring quality customer service and cost effectiveness at the same time. How do we do this with leaner budgets and fewer people doing more work? Managers must motivate their staff to develop new ways of thinking about everything they do. This program will discuss the management style of “coaching” as a vehicle to build a creative, cohesive, and innovative workforce. This is a hands-on, one-of-the-team, style of management that creates a climate of trust and acceptance. Managers will learn:
The Driving Forces of Motivation – l3 criteria necessary in a business environment to get “buy-in” and accountability from their staff
The 5 key qualities of effective coaching
How to formulate, articulate, and implement a vision for staff to follow
The 15-minute vision meeting as a vehicle for stimulating creativity and innovative thinking from their staff.
CHAMPIONSHIP Teams … Creating a Mindset of EXCELLENCE
This program focuses on the dynamics that propel a team towards EXCELLENCE. Particular focus is given to the charactertistics in a team/team leader relationship that produce a
CHAMPIONSHIP team. We will define organizational “core values” so that teams have a moral and ethical compass to guide them. Team leaders will learn how to “look inside” when it is their values and beliefs that are causing problems for the team.