Personal and Business Development Seminars in Rochester, NY

Leading with Your Strengths Have you ever wondered what strengths you have and how to tap into them in different situations? You will uncover new strengths and think about how to use them most effectively in everyday life situations. Leading with Your Strengths is being sponsored by the Pen-Web Rotary on May 16, 2013 from 7:30-8:30am at the Baywinde Senior Living Community Center in Webster NY. This program is open to the public, the...

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Elephants at Work has a LinkedIn Group

I started a LinkedIn group for Elephants at Work. Why did I create another forum? Because you may prefer an alternative social network to interact or find out information and it makes good business sense to expand Elephants at Work’s reach. The format of LinkedIn Groups encourages interaction and discussion. The discussion questions and answers are usually shorter in length. You can establish and grow your relationships with other...

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September 12, 2012: Core Strength Training with Lynn Dessert
Aug24

September 12, 2012: Core Strength Training with Lynn Dessert

Candy Muth, one of the owners of an upscale consignment shop, Your Best Friend’s Closet approached me about kicking off a women’s session series at their boutique. I conducted a workshop a few months ago from one my top posts: Leading with Your Strengths and she wanted to offer a similar session for their women clientele. This session is FREE (registration required) and is sponsored by Your Best Friend’s Closet. In...

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How Many Elephants Are You Hiding? July 27, 2012 Session
Jul10

How Many Elephants Are You Hiding? July 27, 2012 Session

No doubt, you probably have heard out the elephant in the room. The elephant represents the issue or situation that no one wants to talk about but everyone knows it exists. The longer you remain silent, the bigger the elephant grows until…something gives…and then it gets ugly. A good friend of mine asked if I would talk to a job seeker group down at the NYS Department of Labor/RochesterWorks! organization. The focus of our “elephant”...

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Free Workshop: Leading with Your Strengths
Jun13

Free Workshop: Leading with Your Strengths

On June 22, 2012, from 1-3:30pm, I will be facilitating a workshop on “Leading with Your Strengths” sponsored by OACES/RPCN Literacy Zone – Professional Development Workshops. Who should attend? The Leading with Your Strengths workshop is for everyone. You might be in a management or leadership position, or are an aspiring leader or manager, a student, unemployed or an independent consultant. Knowing what your strengths...

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Rochester Career Resources for Job Search
Apr16

Rochester Career Resources for Job Search

Finding out what to do about your career and job search process is confusing. Here are two resources to help you: Figure out what you want to do with your career Manage your professional reputation on the internet Career Success in 12 Easy Steps | a Journal The first career resource is Career Success in 12 Easy Steps | a Journal, a book written by Judith Shenouda that applies a series of mini-assessments and helps you figure out what...

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