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Customized presentations: 30 minutes to 4 hours
(1) Maximize Your Pay Through Effective Negotiation
One of the secrets to maximizing your pay and benefits is knowing what you are worth and asking for it. Do you know what to say and when to say it? Do you know how to ask? You need to talk about the value and results you deliver in the context of strategic business goals. You will leave $500k to $1M on the table if you don’t negotiate over the course of your career. Are you ready to learn how to fund your dreams?
(2) Lead Yourself First to Get What You Truly Want
Think of a really great leader that you've met. Is it someone in your community, church, or at work? Often, we think of people other than ourselves as great leaders. To lead others successfully, you first need to lead yourself. And that takes focus and the ability to manage your emotions. Learn how to lead yourself first to get what you want.
(3) The Best Career Advice You’ve Never Heard
Are you feeling stuck in your career? Do you long to hear something different that will make you look forward to going to work? Join us for a unique conversation about your career and how to get unstuck. The secret is in the career advice you have never heard before. Are you ready to hear some new ways to think about your success?
(4) The Key to Career Success is Understanding Your Company’s Incentives
How does your employer define success? Incentives provide insight into the strategic, financial, and business metrics that matter most and help you understand the company’s culture. Learn how to interpret a company’s reward programs so you know how to prioritize your work, what will be valued, and improve your chances for a promotion. You will also learn how to use the languages of business to communicate your results to enhance your reputation as a high performer and leader.
(5) The Secret to Job Security
Are you afraid your name will be on the next layoff list? The days of being employed by one employer for most of your career are gone. We are all entrepreneurs now. Do you know the pain points you solve? Do you know the employers that need the results you can deliver? The secret to job security is that you build it for yourself. Learn how to use a personal marketing plan to communicate your accomplishments to the right audience. Discover your strengths, align to your values, and find your passion. Leave with an action plan that gives you peace of mind and confidence.
(6) Life Balance is About Priorities
What matters most in your life? How do your decisions and habits impact your health, those you love, and how you earn or use money? You have so much to juggle - your job, exercise, eating the right foods, your relationships, and paying your bills. Are you saving enough money for retirement? Are you paying off debt? Do you want to help your kids pay for college? What about that amazing vacation on your bucket list? How about owning your dream home? Life is a series of trade-offs. Are your trade-offs based on your values? Stop being overwhelmed and frustrated. Discover how to gain control of your to-do list and focus on designing your life.
(7) Build Resilience to Ignite Performance
Resilience is that ability to successfully adapt to stressors in the face of adversity. It involves behaviors, thoughts, and actions. It can be learned and cultivated in everyone. We all have stories of resilience, and they can be used to connect authentically. They also help to develop leadership behaviors. Stories of overcoming obstacles can ignite your performance and that of your team. Learn how to use what you have overcome in the past to fuel your future performance and become a better leader.
(8) Link Rewards to Culture for Business Success
Reward programs linked to company culture can drive high performance. Rewards communicate to employees what is important. What metrics define business success? How can employees impact those metrics? How do your managers talk about rewards and performance with your employees? Company culture is every bit as important as a paycheck to your employees. Does their definition of your company culture match your definition?
(9) Transform HR from Tactical to Strategic in Less Than 30 Days
Do you want to become an organizational leader that has a meaningful impact on strategic business goals? Are you ready to have your big ideas approved so you can impact the bottom-line? You will learn how to use technology, reset expectations, and communicate HR’s results so you can enhance HR’s reputation. You can grow your career by becoming known as the business consultant with strategic HR solutions. And you’ll have a plan on how to do this within 30 days. Don’t miss this opportunity to set yourself and your company up for success.
(10) What HR Can Do to Fix the Gender Equity Gap
Women remain underrepresented at every level in corporate America, despite earning more college degrees than men. Seventy-eight percent of CEOs have included gender equity in their top 10 strategic priorities. Despite this commitment, progress continues to be too slow and may even be stalling. Learn the 5 actions HR can take to close the gender equity gap. Become an organizational leader that creates a meaningful impact to the company’s bottom-line. Develop the business case and metrics that provide a long-term competitive advantage. Create cross functional change to your company culture so it supports gender equity. Embed gender equity in strategic planning and the execution process across the company.
(11) Entrepreneurial Productivity: Structure and Habits Are the Key to Success
Are you struggling to do it all? Looking at the marketing, sales, client fulfillment, networking, accounting, legal, human resources, and operations work on your to do list can feel overwhelming. There are habits you can develop to maximize your revenue, lower your expenses, and make efficient use of your time. The trick is having a structure you follow each day that allows you to have the life you crave and a thriving business. Know when it is time to hire someone to help. Learn how to structure your day so you can maximize your productivity. Determine when your peak time of day is and what to do when.
(12) Entrepreneurs Can Go From Surviving to Thriving: Charge the Right Price
Do you know what to charge your customers for your services? You need to charge the price that considers your expenses as well as the problem you are solving for your ideal customer. Come learn how to determine if the price you are charging today is enough and how to implement higher prices. Charging what your services are worth is critical to move your business from survival to thriving. Learn how to calculate what to charge for your services. Manage your mindset to ensure that your beliefs aren’t getting in the way of charging the right price. Determine how to communicate higher prices with a focus on the buy triggers that help you make sales.
Also available for custom presentations: 30 minutes to 4 hours
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DU Alumni Career Event: Maximizing Your Pay Through Effective Negotiation - 3/29/2018