Speaker Bios:

Josh Savies

KEYNOTE - JOSH DAVIES

Josh Davies is passionate about helping others make a difference in their lives, jobs, and community. Through his work as an executive, speaker, and trainer, he has delivered results around the country. He has given keynotes and training workshops to a wide variety of organizations across all 50 states, including the American Society of Training and Development and the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals. In preparation for the 2008 Democratic National Convention, he led the training for all 10,000 volunteers and more than 4,000 local service professionals for the event. Training Magazine named him as one of the top 10 trainers under 40 in America and the Denver Business Journal tapped him as one of Denver’s 40 Under 40.

Davies is currently the CEO of the Center for Work Ethic Development, an organization committed to developing foundational work behaviors in everyone from high school students to returning veterans transitioning into the civilian workforce. He is also a published author and is frequently cited in national publications, including the New York Times. An avid runner, Josh has been awarded the Mile High Energy Award by Visit Denver, and an honorary Doctorate of Foodservice by the North American Food Equipment Manufacturers Association for his contributions to the industry. He is the past President of the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART), and has been appointed by the Governor to serve on the Colorado Workforce Development Council, and Chair of the State Education and Training Steering Committee. Josh just finished serving on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, and co-chairing the Colorado State Youth Council.

Jennifer Kern Collins

KEYNOTE - JENNIFER KERN COLLINS

Jennifer has a BBA, a Master of Science in Psychology and is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach through the Coaches Training Institute. She has worked in the helping professions for over ten years, first as an addictions counselor at the Mayo Clinic, and then as a wellness coach in various organizations. She established her own business, Intrinsic SOULutions, in 2009 where she coaches individual clients toward success, leads programs and workshops in various organizations - corporations, government, non-profits, universities - and is a professional speaker for events and conferences. She is also the author of the "new and noteworthy" book The Drama-Free Way: A Thought-Management Guide to Navigating Chaos and Thriving. As a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Jennifer is credentialed as a Professional Certified Coach with over 2,500 hours of client coaching experience. Additionally, she is a Certified Neuro-Transformational Coach, with BEabove Leadership, and is a Licensed Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner. She lives in Minneapolis and enjoys traveling, salsa dancing, athletics, painting, time with friends, or lounging about doing absolutely nothing.

Connect with Jennifer at: www.JenniferKernCollins.com

Testimonial:

"Great presentation style! Jennifer was very knowledgable about the subject matter. Kept presentation moving and interesting. Materials were clear and well presented. She used several examples that made the teachings applicable in daily living, and was very receptive to questions and comments. Very good introduction to new thought/thinking paradigms! I'd love to see a “part two” and go deeper." - Participant Feedback, Hennepin County

"Manage Your Thoughts and Boost Your Productivity”
3 Keys for Leveraging the Law of Attraction to Achieve More with Less

With all the demands and overwhelm that permeates our world today, it's becoming more and more imperative to take responsibility for the energy you put out there—beginning with your thoughts. Regarding both your career success and overall life enjoyment, what you focus on not only influences your actions, but also attracts your outcomes. If you're like most people, you may not be aware of exactly how your thinking relates to your results, even though it is either driving your effectiveness, fueling your failures, or keeping you feeling stuck in the challenges of the world around you. To fully understand "the how", we have to include the Law of Attraction in the conversation.

The Law of Attraction is a universal law, like gravity, that operates on the premise that “like attracts like.” When it comes to your work, relationships and well-being, it's the quality of your thoughts that attracts your outcomes. If you aren't familiar with this influential force, or if you’ve tried using it and it “didn’t work,” then you might be missing some essential components for effectively guiding your thoughts and leveraging the Law of Attraction to fuel inspired action and orchestrate the synchronicities that will generate the professional success you truly desire, while letting life be balanced, fun and easy along the way.

This keynote session will powerfully set the tone for your professional and personal effectiveness, by helping you craft your thinking to shape your life experience and exceed your goals in 2017 and beyond.

In this interactive presentation you will: Take home skills you can immediately apply to manage your thoughts effectively to reach your goals Receive 3 keys for using the Law of Attraction to take your productivity to the next level with greater ease and joy

Josh Savies

KEYNOTE - THERESA ROSE

Biography
Theresa Rose is a savvy, persuasive, tell-it-like-it-is business motivational speaker, award-winning author, former sales and marketing executive, and sought-after expert on mindfulness and resilience. She is the Immediate Past President of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Speakers Association and a top five finalist in the "So You Think You Can Speak?" competition. Theresa taps into her depth and breadth of experience as an organizational leader, successful businesswoman, and whip-smart comedienne who combines growth-focused, practical business content, hilarious audience interaction and actionable takeaways designed to help you and your organization develop meaningful connections and creative cultures. Theresa Rose provides Energy, Expertise, and Engagement...Every Time. For more information on Theresa’s work or to read her blog on mindfulness, visit TheresaRose.com.

In-Your-Face Mindfulness for Over-the-Top Results
Disengagement is at an all-time high, health care costs are out of control, and businesses are struggling to stay competitive in an increasingly crowded marketplace. Top performers of today understand that, in order to grow both personally and professionally, a new approach is in order. Learn how to execute mindful business practices to improve focus, increase clarity, and create space for innovation, collaboration and game-changing strategies.

Manage Your Time Without Losing Your Mind
We all know about time management, that dreaded art/science that tells us we should be getting more done in less time. How is that working for you? If you constantly find yourself with too much to do and not enough time to do it, learn how to make more space in your calendar - and in your life - so you can intentionally pay better attention to yourself, your relationships, and your work.


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