Coaching | Speaking | Consulting
Individual job and skill coaching, team development, and job search coaching.
Keynotes, conference sessions, training institutes, webinars, panels, and events.
Individualized skill-building for departments and organizations.
Innovative Searches: How to Recruit, Hire, and Retain Top Talent
Higher education is known for being innovative and progressive in many areas—but recruitment and hiring is not one of them. Stop the cycle of failed searches and small applicant pools! Attendees will learn about practical strategies to employ in their next search to secure quality candidates.
As we professionally advance, additional tasks will continue to pile onto our plates with little opportunity to remove current duties. This session is designed to teach capacity-building techniques to inform, inspire and transform your day to day work.
Accountability & Expectations: How to Successfully Manage Non-Supervisees
Supervision itself can be challenging but holding people accountable who do not report to you, are older than you and/have more professional experience level can be tough. This session is designed to teach skills to increase your professional confidence and competence when working with non-direct reports.
Women's Career Mapping
"Where are you going to be in five years?" We may struggle with articulating what we plan to do next month, let alone five years from now. This session empowers women to examine their personal and professional goals and create a professional map with various checkpoints to achieve their goals.
Based on Sylvia Ann Hewlitt’s research, this session discusses the “It” factor that is necessary in senior-level leadership: Executive Presence. This session discusses the three pillars of EP and how leaders can apply these principles in their daily practice to impact the influence and political savvy at work.
A High Heel in the Door: Leadership Lessons Learned from 10 Female University Presidents
New research on the leadership lessons offered by ten female university presidents offers many practical tips to empower current staff at all levels (Klotz, 2014). Learn from the wisdom, candor and humor that these stories impart and create strategies for your own professional advancement.
Are you Ready for Mid-Level? A Top 10 List to Consider Before Moving Up
This session has been a frequent speaking request because it provides a checklist for entry-level professionals to consider as they plan the next steps in their professional journey. This session is designed for practitioners with less than five years post-Masters experience.
Making Your Move: Tips for the Jump from Mid-Level to Senior-Level
Mid-level managers are the ultimate generalists. They are supervising entry-level staff while supporting the vision of the department. The next professional step requires careful thought and planning in order to find a position that best aligns with your skills, abilities and values. This session discusses experiences needed to advance, the senior-level job search and the first 90 days transition into this new role.
Re-imagining the Way You Use Social Media as a Professional
This session is an overview of ways to use social media as a personal and professional branding tool. Twitter is one way to create large-scale focus groups and gain instant feedback from your customers. Learn how you can use social media to publicize your events, distribute resources and use it as a professional marketing tool. This session is especially designed for people who have little to no experience with social media and will also offer advanced strategies for moderate users.
You Can’t Opt Out of Leadership: Becoming an Exceptional Supervisor
Leading and managing people is the most challenging and rewarding part of our jobs. Supervision is an art and holding people accountable who do not directly report to you, are older than you and/have more professional experience level can also be tough. This session is designed to teach skills to increase your professional confidence and competence with supervision. You will leave this session with a renewed focus on how to develop your own skills in this important professional competency.
"B" is for Branding (and Beyoncé)
"Think Different" - Apple
"Just Do It" - Nike
"Like A Good Neighbor, State Farm is There" - State Farm
Like the companies listed above, our organizations also work to showcase its identity and brand through its mission and values. As a leader, what are the tenets of your personal philosophy? How do you brand your work and leadership to reflect who you are in order to attract opportunities you want to pursue? Join us to learn more about identifying your own personal brand and how to market your skills and talents. This session can be tailored for professional or student staff.