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Personalize your Elevate experience with curated breakout sessions

By Kaylee Terracina / Events / September 17, 2019

Attend Elevate on Wednesday, Oct. 23, to gain the tools and motivation to take your career to the next level! Elevate’s professional development experience will include more than 50 breakout sessions that will help you tailor your experience to meet your career needs.

In order to make it easy to find the most valuable breakout session for you, each session is included in at least one track: new employees, new managers, sales, small business, entrepreneurs, accounting and legal. There are also sessions with education opportunities that will apply to anyone, no matter their role in the workplace. Read on for a sample of what some of the session tracks will offer on Oct. 23 during the Elevate event!

Sessions for New Employees

What Impressions are You Making: Professionalism Leads to Success
Kenny Reinbold, Marketing Specialist, Express Employment Professionals

How to Pace Your Career Growth
Tennille Whiteman, Training Associate, American Fidelity Assurance Company

Becoming a Trusted Co-Worker
Rhonda Y. Thompson, Sr. Technical Training Specialist, OGE Energy Corp.

Better Results Through Asking Questions
David Curran, Head of Business Development, Sandler Training

Faces of Change: Understanding and Managing Generations in the Workplace
Danielle Hoeltzel, Director of Organizational Development, Express Employment Professionals

First Impressions: Business Etiquette Skills
Hilarie H. Blaney, Etiquette and Protocol Consulting

Sessions for New Managers

Who Moved My Cheese? The Art of Change Management
Michael Shellabarger, Corporate Trainer, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Early Childhood Development: The First 100 Days in an Employee’s Life
Danielle Ezell, APR, SPHR, Partner, The Mettise Group

The Tightrope of Confrontation: Successfully Navigating Conflict in the Workplace
Gene Hopper, Partner, The Mettise Group

Business Ethics for Managers
Shannon Warren, Founder, OK Ethics

How to Motivate Yourself and Others
Mike Crandall, CEO, Sandler Training

Help! I've Been Promoted: Essential Skills for New Supervisors
Steve Puckett, Director, Corporate Human Resources, Express Employment Professionals

Sessions for Small Businesses 

Healthy Business Transition to New Owners: Why Is This So Hard?
Alan C. Campbell, Ph.D., Director, Family Business Resources

Workforce Development: Creating Great Employees
Shelley Cadamy, Partner, The Mettise Group

Using Your Story to Grow Your Business
Brad Bishop, Owner, Bishop Branding

Vote for Prom King or Queen: Get Crowned on Page 1 Google Ranking
Stacy Eads, CEO, Stacy Eads, LLC

Ten IT Tips When You Are the President and IT Technician of Your Company
Brad Thomas, Co-Founder, NvYA Technology 

Sessions for Entrepreneurs

Finding Funding
Stacey Brandhorst, Venture Advisor & Director of Venture Outreach, i2E, Inc.

Corporate Cares: Are You Building a Purpose-Driven Community Impact?
Stacy Eads, CEO, Stacy Eads, LLC

Positioning Your Company to Be Irresistible
Rhonda Hooper, President and CEO, Jordan Advertising

Keeping Your Cool During Negotiations
Scott Meacham, President and CEO, i2E, Inc.

Time Management - The Art of Eating the Frog
Michael Shellabarger, Corporate Trainer, Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

How to Become a Master Communicator
Doyce Crandall, Partner and Founder, Sandler Training

Sessions for Becoming a Better Leader 

Managing Up for Results
David McLaughlin, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Training, American Fidelity Assurance Company

The Four Areas of Leadership: How Great Leaders Spend Their Time
Kati Hanna, Partner, The Mettise Group

Building Cultural Competency
Sandra Quince, Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Bank of America

Financial Bootcamp for Emerging Leaders
Sherry Dale, CPA, Partner, The Mettise Group

Situational Leadership
Russ Florence, President, Chief Operating and Inclusion Officer, Schnake Turnbo Frank

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Michael Shellabarger, Corporate Trainer, Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Sessions for Improving Your Professional Skills 

Personal Branding
Adam Brooks, Senior Advisor, Energy and Corporate Communications, Candor

Becoming a Better Public Speaker
Russ Florence, President, Chief Operating and Inclusion Officer, Schnake Turnbo Frank

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace
Janienne Bella, Chief Executive Officer, A Chance to Change

How to be more productive in the workforce using your computer
Jennifer Wherle, Inside Sales Medium Business, Dell Technologies

Networking for Introverts
Gunnar Hood, Digital Marketing Consultant, WSI Summit

Combatting Connection Killers
Doug Hacking, CEO / Owner, Relationship Resonance, Inc.

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