Sessions

Dr. Liebowitz has worked with hundreds of people over the years to plan their best career moves and reinvigorate their resumes.  Come learn how you can maximize the opportunities in your current position while expanding your skill sets for the future!

Time: 9:10 a.m - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Montezuma Hall

In this session, you will learn how to utilize specific communication techniques specifically designed to communicate with challenging individuals, in order to enhance your ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of difficult people. When you understand your audience, you are better able to understand their basic needs and communication style, which will maximize the productivity of your communication, business or social. By altering the way you perceive and respond to temperament and behavior, you can accommodate the most challenging personalities.

Time: 10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Theatre (Room 270)

Participants will learn what a “personal brand” is and how to develop and improve their own personal brand. Topics will include managing first impressions, etiquette, networking, resumes/business cards and social media management.

Time: 10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Templo Mayor (Room 231)

Do the rules of argumentation still apply in an era where “Fake News” and “Alternative Facts” reign supreme?  This session provides the audience with strong case building techniques for everyday argumentation, tips on how to argue effectively, and highlights the most common errors used in persuasive reasoning.

Time: 10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Park Boulevard (Room 141)

Mindfulness is a way of paying wise attention to the present moment, with a non-judgmental awareness. In this introductory, evidence-based, experiential workshop, participants will explore mindfulness as a more integrated way of living and working in a world that can often feel stressful and demanding. Through research, guided practice, and discussion, participants will come to understand mindfulness as a way of tapping into inner resources and as a way of responding to life's challenges rather than reacting.

This Session will introduce:

  • What is Mindfulness
  • How to Become Mindful- Formal and Informal Practice
  • The Researched Benefits of Mindfulness
  • The Neuroscience of the Wandering, Negative Mind, and how Mindfulness can help Focus and Happiness
  • An Opportunity to practice Mindfulness and discuss Challenges 
  • Resources for Moving Forward
Time: 10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Council Chambers (Room 380)

So often in life, we daydream about how we would love to be living and then we rationalize it away.  We believe that we don’t have enough time or money or something else to engage in the life we would love living.  This session introduces a life-coaching methodology that invites awareness into our longing and discontent in order to leverage that awareness toward some daily decision-making opportunities to live the life we love! 

Participants will be able to 1) articulate what they would love to do, be, or create in their life; 2) be able to participate in the courageous thinking process; 3) be able to create a list of next things to do when they leave the conference.

Time: 10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Legacy Suite (Room 372)

The topic of stress will be discussed along with participant’s interaction on the following: taking a stress test, identifying stressors, and learning what strategies work best to decrease an individual’s stress levels.

Time: 10:10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Tehuanco (Room 211)

Whether networking for professional development or interacting with co-workers, credibility is key. Yet from a behavioral standpoint, judging credibility is a multifaceted analysis. This seminar will help participants enhance their ability to judge credibility, including a fascinating overview of the psychology and empirical research behind reading people, presented in an entertaining and interactive format. Learn what to look for, where to look, and how to interpret what you see.

Time: 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Theatre (Room 270)

Participants will obtain proven tips to enhance their preparation and polish their delivery for any presentation.  Tips include planning steps, preparation methods, practice strategies and specific presentation techniques.

Time: 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Templo Mayor (Room 231)

What do Amazon, Google, NASA, Steve Jobs, and Kobe Bryant all have in common?

Courage.  As it turns out, having the courage to collaborate, engage, and communicate with others is one of the single greatest secrets to success, and in this session you will learn how to do that. With unbelievable stories, science to back it up, and a personalized challenge for the audience, this talk will inspire people to lead their lives with courage and as a result, develop unstoppable confidence.

Time: 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Park Boulevard (Room 141)

Feeling good in the workplace - both mentally and physically - is essential to performing at one’s best.  This session will offer participants simple tools that they can use throughout the day to promote well-being, increasing positivity through movement and breathing.   The presenter will demonstrate a variety of techniques and explain their benefits while participants perform the exercises.  The breathing methods, stretches, and basic exercises will be appropriate for all fitness levels.

Time: 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Pride Suite (Room 132)

A necessary aspect of maintaining professional relationships involves addressing performance issues. Constructive criticism is a difficult conversation, whether you are the deliverer or the receiver. This session will provide you with insight and skills to assist you in navigating those difficult conversations.

Time: 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Legacy Suite (Room 372)