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Conclave 2012 Schedule
Leadership Conclave 2012 is scheduled for October 13th and will be held in the Student Center. Here is an overview of the day:
8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Registration in the Student Center Lobby
9 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Welcome and Keynote Presentation by Stan Pearson II
Keynote Presentation: How to be the “It”
What is IT? When you see someone successful, talented or famous, you always hear someone say, “Wow, they really have It or It really moved me.” We can go a lifetime saying that phrase while wondering why we don’t feel like we have IT, know what IT is or how to use IT once you know what IT all means. With humor, easy to follow and powerful to implement ways and reference points, this program will outline your skill set and plan of action in achieving. You will learn techniques and thought out principles and guidelines that will help you reach your new height and learn how to be the best at what you do at all times. When you leave, you will know and understand, How to Be The “IT.”
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Workshop #1(See below for full workshop listing)
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Workshop #2 (See below for full workshop listing)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon and Opportunities Fair
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Keynote Presentation by Stan Pearson II
Keynote Workshop: The S.A.L.S.A. Life: 5 Step Guide to Rehearse, Remix and Revive the Way You Lead
This is one of the most sought-after programs in the country. It is one of the most interactive, engaging, thought-provoking and inspiring programs you will experience. Salsa dancing is fun, healthy and entertaining if you’ve ever seen or done it. This program will provide those benefits and more. While learning the basics of salsa dancing and non- verbal communication, everyone will learn five key leadership steps in life and in dancing. Everyone will receive insight that involves Supporting, Acting, Learning, Striving and Accepting that will provide relevance to all participants and that is a guarantee. It is powerful, fun and educational even if you aren’t dancing.
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Complete workshop listing!
Blow Me Away Interview
Presenter: Robert Hughley, Director, Strategic Analytics & Management, Equifax, Inc.
This presentation teaches techniques that warrant your confidence entering an interview; that develop your ability to ask eye popping questions; and that allows you to leave a lasting impression upon your future employer.
Connecting to Lead: Communicating So Others Want to Follow You
Presenter: Jackie Martin, Owner and Chief Visionary Officer, A Matter of Motivation
People will follow those they feel connected to and in sync with. We all know this. We also know that leadership takes connection and connection takes effort. Come learn how to easily and simply connect with others even when it’s tough, so that others will want to follow you.
Dealing with Difficulty: How to Manage Conflict
Presenter: Lakisha Brooks, CEO of Brooks Enterprises and Consultants
Conflict is part of everyday life. Whether one is in odds with co-workers, parents, professors, loved ones or managers, it is important to understand how to properly manage conflict. This creative and innovative workshop will challenge students to find more effective methods to handle conflict.
Discover Your Passion: STOP Existing and START Living
Presenter: Jack Daniels, Psychotherapist and Best Selling Author
As a counselor, the number one question my clients ask is, “What is my purpose?” Well, you can’t have purpose without having passion! Research suggests that seventy-five percent of us don’t know what our passion is. Do you? This seminar is designed to help you begin living the life you deserve and not the one you keep daydreaming about!
Dream the Success You Achieve
Presenter: Yusef Poole, Esq., Attorney, Author, and Youth Advocate
Before starting, imagine what it would be like to know you’re going to perform well. If you could follow seven simple steps to ensure your success, would you take advantage? This program offers basic tools to help one excel in academic and co-curricular settings. Using tried and tested principles, complemented by personal examples, participants will learn how to apply a systematic approach to obtain desired results.
Help! I’m Young, Fabulous and LOST!
Presenter: Tiffany Smith, YFS, Inc.
There are so many young people that are “lost”- educated, but jobless due to their inability to lead. We are recovering from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression and although the Millenial generation is not to blame, they’ve been hit the hardest. Now more than ever, the Millenials, the largest generation in United States history, need to stand up and take action! In this session, you will be motivated and inspired to find your true identity and passion.
Leading on Pointe
Presenter: Rebecca Ammazi, President of Softer Touch
Leadership is more than just being in charge, it requires collaboration and adaptation. Learn your leadership strengths, so you too can be “leading on pointe.”
Learn to be Your Own Boss: Creation and Innovation Entrepreneurship
Presenter: Lakisha Brooks, CEO of Brooks Enterprises and Consultants
In this interactive workship, presenter Lakisha Brooks, Ms. Georgia United States, CEO of Brooks Enterprises and Consultants, Executive Director of Diamond Tiara Girls, and Georgia State University alumna, will teach students basic principles to start their own business. From business models to the triple bottom line, students will learn techniques which will leave them inspired to turn their passions into a business.
Social Media for Jobseekers
Presenter: Lauren Snow, Human Resources Consultant for College and Diversity, Verizon Wireless
During this presentation, participants will learn some quick points on how to use social media in the job search. Some of the platforms to be discussed are: Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and a few more! What happens on the net stays on the net, so let’s see what employers are doing and how you can supplement your online activity to get the job of your dreams.
The Intangibles: A Leader’s Best Kept Secret
Presenter: Natalie Coley, Senior Internal Auditor and GSU Alumna
Leaders are often expected to have a wealth of knowledge; however, is experience, expertise or intelligence the only factor that makes a great leader? What is the difference between a leader and an exceptional leader? This interactive seminar will explore the fundamental skills found in great leaders, in addition to uncovering the truth behind the extraordinary leadership – the unspoken intangibles.
What Word should Leaders Rarely Use?
Presenter: Dolly Pope, Social Media Marketing Director, Be Humane LLC
We are all leaders of our own lives, but there is a word that all of us use daily that destroys the very fiber of what it means to be a leader. This program will identify this word, explain how it does its damage, and how we all can properly use the word to empower ourselves to become better leaders every day.