This annual half-day conference is held in cooperation with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration. This event is geared toward visionary men and women who want to discover the tools for success, make strategic business connections and leave feeling empowered and inspired to take action.
APRIL 19, 2017
|9 a.m.||Welcome–Wendy Birdsall and Kathy Farrell|
Women in the Workplace: More Engaged and Better Managers
A recent survey about the engagement and well-being of women in workplace shows how women perceive the workplace and how that impacts their level of engagement. Find out how to use your strengths at work and learn some proposed solutions to issues that can strengthen your engagement.
Influence with Intention
Every day we are called upon to persuade, influence or convince others. In fact, we spend about 40 percent of our work time selling our perspective or our recommendations to others. Learn how to better understand your audience and more effectively sell your ideas and yourself.
|12 p.m.||Lunch and Keynote: Telling your Story|
Jody Koenig Kellas, Professor Communication Studies, UNL
Stories and storytelling are central to understanding our personal, professional, and relational lives. Research shows the ways in which we story our lives relates significantly to our well-being and happiness. “Telling Your Story” introduces concepts and practices to highlight the importance of storytelling and improve interpersonal communication.
|1 p.m.||Closing Comments–Wendy Birdsall and Kathy Farrell|