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Two more of my favorite workshops through Whatcom Community College next week!

To my Whatcom County and British Columbia followers: I’m offering two more of my favorite workshops through Whatcom Community College next week:
  1. Finding the Right Career for You
  2. Develop Your Time Management Skills
#1 Workshop: Finding the Right Career for You
 
Are searching to find a meaningful career that best “FITS” you?
I’m offering my wildly popular “Finding the Right Career for You” class as a special, one night workshop through Whatcom Community College, This coming Monday night, Oct. 15 from 6:00-9:00p. I’m offering this class only one time this fall through Whatcom Community College for only $49 (normally $500+) !! And there’s still room! If that’s of interest, read the description below and sign up online today.
Here’s the description:
When it comes to your career, do you feel like a left-handed person in a right-handed job? Are you trying to decide on an educational program that matches your strengths? Are you restless to find meaningful work that resonates with your heart? Join us to discover your “core wiring” and explore finding a great “fit” to experience your life calling. You will be guided by one of the top career coaches in the Northwest—Mark Warren, The Calling Coach.
I hope to see many of you there who are looking for a new career, an better job role, or are trying to figure out what college major to pursue.
PSSST: Mention to me on the night of the class that you registered through my website, and I’ll send you my “Best Careers for your Type” pdf, FOR FREE!
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#2 Workshop: Develop Your Time Management Skills
Are you challenged by the flood of texts, emails, voicemails, meetings, and people interruptions that you’re not getting your important stuff done?
I’m also offering my popular 1/2 day Leadership Series workshop,“Develop Your Time Management Skills” class through Whatcom Community College, this Thursday morning, Oct. 18, from 9:00a-12:00. I offer this class once or twice a year class  through Whatcom Community College for only $65 (normally $1,425), and there are still a few open seats! If that’s of interest, read the description below and sign up online today.
Here’s the description:
Leadership Series: Develop Your Time Management Skills
Effectively managing your time, actions, and priorities is key to being an effective and productive manager. You’ll learn techniques to prioritize tasks, manage time, delegate tasks/ projects while empowering your team, as well as explore project management principles.
I hope to see many of you there.

Whatcom County Peeps – Are you a supervisor, manager, leader or business owner?

I’m offering my popular 1/2 day “Maximize Your Management Style” class through Whatcom Community College, this Thursday morning, Oct. 4, from 9:00a-12:00. I’m offering this twice a year class (normally $1,425)  this fall through Whatcom Community College for only $65!! And there’s still room! If that’s of interest, read the description below and sign up online today.
I hope to see many of you there.
Here’s the description:
Maximize Your Management Style & Strengths 
Discover your core personality type and learn how to get the most out of your personal management style. We’ll explore the principles for maximizing your strengths as well as managing your “nonstrengths” in this revealing workshop. Leave class with an in-depth 20+ page personality/ management profile that matches your managing style.
F8447 / 1 session $65 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM THU: 10/4 Warren WCC – Foundation 201C

Reading Non-Fiction Using a Template For Note Taking

One of my favorite adult learning, leadership, and brain research books is Brain Rules by Dr. John Medina. This is must reading for leaders who want their communication to stick. Dr. Medina tells us that if you want your brain to remember well, especially if you are reading, you must engage as many of the senses as possible.

I have been in the habit for years of making specific notes in non-fiction books as I read them. This helps my brain to stay engaged with the writer, ask questions, summarize, create next action items, and even identify presuppositions and ideas I disagree with.

My long time Virtual Mentor, Michael Hyatt, recently posted a simple template designed to be used for taking notes while reading non-fiction books. Whether you use Evernote, Word, Pages, Workflowy or even, paper, this InSIGHT template with greatly enhance your non-fiction reading. This template will guide you in tracking 8 elements as you read. You can get a free download of the template of your choice at Michael Hyatt’s website here: https://michaelhyatt.com/maximize-non-fiction.html

Using this template enables you to engage many more sensory inputs than just visually reading words, which will lead to much, much higher retention of what’s important to remember.

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.

Read aboTeam under a microscopeut these findings from Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times, from his new book ‘‘Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Productivity in Life and Business,’’ from which this article is adapted.

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

Help Young Talent Develop a Professional Mindset

Here’s a great article by Emotional Intelligence expert, Daniel Goleman.

[THE CHALLENGE]

There is a chasm between what business leaders expect from recent graduates, and what these new hires offer. In a Hay Group study of 450 business leaders and 450 recent graduates based in India, the US, and China… a massive 76% of business leaders reported that entry-level workers and recent grads are not ready for their jobs.

Read the rest of the article here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/help-young-talent-develop-professional-mindset-daniel-goleman