CAREERDISCUSSIONS
On-demand career lectures on career management!


The CareerDiscussions lecture series will introduce you to career authors who will discuss best practices and strategies in career exploration, career management, career planning, changing careers, as well as work place issues including, diversity, negotiating salaries, dealing with difficult people, and advancing your career.

Career Asset Management: Getting Ahead, Staying Ahead and Using Your Head to Maximize Your Career Value!
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Michael Haubrich

Who thinks of a career as an asset, like a house, stocks, bonds or even a car?  Michael Haubrich does.

With more than 30 years experience in financial management, it dawned on Michael that the most important asset people have – their careers - rarely receive the time, attention, and investments they should get.  According to Michael, your career is the greatest investment you will ever make.

Join Michael to learn how to:

  • Extend your earning powern
  • Determine your total career valuen
  • Understand your career-asset lifecycle.
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Creating Opportunities by Building Relationships
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David Fisher

If you are tired of the hype surrounding social media and LinkedIn, you are in the right place. There are no shortcuts to creating value and opportunities with LinkedIn, but knowing the right approach will save you hours of frustration and add dollars to your salary and bottom line.

No matter what your job title or position, your ability to connect with others is the key to finding the resources you need to achieve success.  Your LinkedIn profile and participation at LinkedIn is key to your future advancement.

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Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life
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Adam Markel

The successful CEO of the internationally renowned Peak Potentials—who has trained thousands of people to find new jobs, careers, and directions—shares his practical and inspirational program for reinventing yourself, whether you are out of work or want to change your professional trajectory.

What would you do in your life if you knew you could not fail?

Success and personal fulfillment are within reach! Program your internal GPS to a destination of your wildest imagination—all it takes to change your path is one right turn.

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Start, Love, Repeat: How to Stay in Love with Your Entrepreneur in a Crazy Start-up World
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Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

The idea of starting your own business is exhilarating and inspiring. It's one over 30 million Americans pursue. But, being the significant other of an entrepreneur is not so glamorous. Boundaries between work and home disappear.

Personal savings and business funds become intertwined. You can feel like a single parent as your spouse travels, works late hours, and answers calls and e-mails 24-7.

You may even sacrifice a career or move your home for the sake of the business.

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The Power in a Link: Open Doors, Close Deals
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Dave Gowell

LinkedIn started slowly in 2005 and quickly exploded to become the world’s largest directory of working business professionals. By now, you know the power and potential to build your own personal network, but are you adequately using that network to help your business expand its reach and revenue?

Dave Gowel has some definite strategies and ideas about how you can do just that! Dave will share with you how to:

  • Spur effective network growth by projecting the right message online
  • Seek targeted introductions to the connections that will help your organization grow
  • Get more recommendations to build you and your organization’s credibility

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Rise: 3 Practical Steps for Advancing Your Career
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Patty Azzarello

What can this Silicon Valley executive tell you about becoming a great leader, developing your network, succeeding without wasting time, and managing trade-offs between your work and life? 

Patty Azzarello became the youngest general manager at Hewlett-Packard at age thirty-three, ran a $1 billion software business at thirty-five, and became a CEO at thirty-eight, all without turning into a self-centered, miserable jerk!  You will walk away with three practical steps to rocket your career to the next level.

  1. Do Better: Set Ruthless Priorities, work and lead more strategically, and deal with frustrating obstacles and stupid people
  2. Look Better: Build your credibility with the people who can help (or blacklist) you
  3. Connect Better: Develop your network without being political. Get on "the list" of people who get the best opportunities

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If Unemployment Rates are So Low, Why Can't We Find Jobs? New Tips!
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Anne Emerick

Author and creator of the Unemploymentville blog, Anne Emerick has interviewed career coaches, entrepreneurs, and everyday people to explore their stories of bouncing back from a personal unemployment crisis. 

Anne will share with you:

  • Inspiring narratives from ordinary people who overcame poor job prospects to revitalize their career.
  • How a lost job opportunity can open the door to a new business venture.
  • Practical tips to generate income.

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How to Tell Someone to Go to Hell So They Look Forward to the Trip!

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Dr. Lois Frankel


Lois will share with you how to eliminate unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back and offers invaluable coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into your social and business skills. 

Stop making "nice girl" errors that can become career pitfalls, such as:

  • Mistake #13: Avoiding office politics. If you don't play the game, you can't possibly win.
  • Mistake #21: Multi-tasking. Just because you can do something, doesn't mean you should do it.
  • Mistake #54: Failure to negotiate. Don't equate negotiation with confrontation.
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Grab Your Keys and Drive Your Career

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Los Ellis


Your leadership skills are the key to helping you reach that next step on the corporate ladder.  In today’s lean organizations, everyone is expected to step into a leadership role of some kind. To do that, sometimes you need to rebrand yourself!  Join Los to learn how to expand your leadership skills, get noticed and gain the appreciation of those with whom you work.  You will learn:

  1. How to recognize the moments when you should take a leadership role.
  2. Proven strategies to show others your capabilities while taking charge of situations.
  3. Enormously effective yet simple techniques to rebrand yourself.
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Introverts: Leverage Your Strengths for an Effective Job Search
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Gabriela Casineanu

The Stanford Shyness clinic has conducted research that found nearly 60 percent of the population considers themselves shy.  

Gabriela will provide tips and strategies to help anyone who considers themselves an introvert to shift the perception from feeling a victim to creating a strategy mix that meets the employer midway while staying true to their introverted nature.

You will gain confidence and learn how to become the project manager of your own job search project and make it more effective by using your strengths.

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Rise Up: How Great Leaders Stand Out and Get Promoted
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G. Ross Kelly

As generations come together in the workplace, they bring with them their own unique, differing beliefs about the world of work and how to effectively lead others. In light of the information economy, volatile changes in the marketplace, and the multi-generational work environment, the means by which to lead have shifted. Thus, Millennials and Gen X’ers are in a pickle. 

While they are becoming the majority of the workforce many are still searching for what it takes to successfully lead in this environment. More specifically, the next generation of leaders and are running headlong into the perplexing issues of what it takes to stand out and get promoted in a workplace filled with competing superstars. They and their leaders need a new playbook. You will learn that playbook in this session.

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Life Reimagined: Discovering Your New Life Possibilities
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Richard Leider

You’ve finished one chapter and you have yet to write the next one. Many of us face these transitions at midlife, but they can happen at any point. It’s a time full of enormous potential, and it defines a whole new phase of life.

It’s called Life Reimagined.

Richard will share the powerful practices and insights he’s developed to help you uncover your own special gifts, connect with people who can support you, and explore new directions. You will gain insight into how others have reimagined their lives in extraordinary ways.

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