Professional Workshops & Presentations for Women
Welcome to our empowering workshops designed exclusively for women! We understand the importance of fostering confidence, honing leadership skills, and building career awareness among women. A diverse range of workshops is carefully curated to inspire and empower women at every stage of their personal and professional journey.
We believe in the unique strengths and abilities of every woman, and our workshops are tailored to address the specific challenges and opportunities they may encounter.
What sets us apart is our commitment to customization. We recognize that every woman is on her own unique path, so we offer the flexibility to create sessions based on your specific needs. Whether you're looking to boost confidence, enhance leadership skills, or gain insights into various career paths, we can tailor a workshop that aligns with your goals and aspirations.
The Wow Factor for Women
The Make it or Break it Factor for Moving Ahead in Your Career
You’re smart! You’re educated! Your resume is packed with stunning accomplishments. Then why aren’t you getting ahead in your career? Chances are you may need to hone in on personal traits to enhance your confidence and power in the workplace. In an increasingly diverse workplace where looks and degrees are no longer “everything” what does it take to create a commanding presence in the workplace? The right clothes, a firm handshake, an impressive degree? These all matter but they don’t tell the whole story. This workshop will share research-based tools to help you live the life you truly deserve. The need to be liked, to please everyone, and serve others, and to make peace has been drilled into us since birth.
BREAKING THE UNWRITTEN CODES THAT SABOTAGE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LIVES
Among Fortune 500 companies, women make up about 15 percent of female executive officers and the percentage of women in Congress has been stuck at around 20 percent for almost a decade. Despite the progress that has been made to promote gender equality in the workplace, women continue to face glass ceilings, glass cliffs, glass escalators and glass walls preventing them access to top positions of leadership. Dr. Marilou Ryder will share research dedicated to navigating gender differences between men and women. This engaging and entertaining workshop will focus on practical strategies women can immediately use to address gender differences and ultimately increase their viability at work and home.
MASTERING THE MOVES OF CAREER ADVANCEMENT
Do you continue to apply for jobs and not receive interviews? Does your resume stand out in the crowd? Are you tired of being complimented for coming in second? Are you prepared to answer the wide range of questions asked in an interview? This engaging workshop will address these questions and more! Dr. Marilou Ryder will share Insider Tips and Trade Secrets to enable you to level the playing field and maximize your potential as you move up the educational leadership career ladder.
Learn how to navigate the job-seeking process with increased effectiveness within the context of four major areas:
PLANNING: Developing the Game Plan
PACKAGING: The Art of Self-Promotion
PREPARING: Practice Makes Perfect
PERSEVERING: Crossing the Finish Line
Smart Interview Habits
Do you want to move ahead in your career but fear the job interview? Are you tired of being complimented for coming in second? Are you prepared to answer the wide range of questions asked in an interview? This engaging workshop will address these questions and more! Dr. Marilou Ryder, author of Rules of the Game: How to Win a Job in Educational Leadership (Delmar Publishing) will share insider tips and smart strategies to enable you to excel during your next job interview. Learn how to craft powerful interview scrimmage notes and gain smart habits in preparation for the high stakes interview process. Gain confidence as you prepare in advance for an important career advancement opportunity.
Perfecting your Brand~Just Do it!
Whether you are trying to ace a job interview or pitch a new program for your organization it is critical to have a positive brand. Professional branding communicates the essence of who you are in the workplace and reflects your professional reputation. In the digital age, professional branding has never been more important. Dr. Marilou Ryder, author of Rules of the Game: How to Win a Job in Educational Leadership and Super Power Moves (Delmar Publishing) will help you identify your brand, provide you with highly effective branding strategies and discuss common pitfalls to avoid in your pursuit of a sustainable brand.
Identify their core values and what they stand for.
Explore common branding pitfalls.
Walk away armed with the ability to position their value…not just their resume.
Ageless Ambition is a dynamic and empowering presentation designed specifically for women aged 50 and above, celebrating the resilience, wisdom, and untapped potential that comes with this stage of life. This session aims to inspire and motivate women to embrace their ageless ambition, encouraging them to pursue new goals, passions, and opportunities. Through a combination of inspiring stories, practical tips, and engaging discussions, participants will explore ways to redefine success, embrace personal growth, and navigate the unique challenges and opportunities that come with age. Join us on a journey of self-discovery, connection, and the realization that the best is yet to come. Age is just a number, but ambition is timeless!