Public Speaking

PUBLIC SPEAKING

An insightful and powerful speaker, Maureen offers her professional speeches and presentations to organizations, conferences, corporations, and nonprofit groups.

Leverage equals speed and power through which you can affect change more rapidly and get things done. Maureen’s 25 years of senior business experience and understanding of career advancement and professional networks, combines to deliver leverage for professionals and executives.

Maureen is excited to offer her public speaking services for business organizations and corporations to share insights that motivate and propel careers.

SIGNATURE PRESENTATIONS

Maureen’s definition of Authentic Self-Promotion is communicating clearly your unique strengths and relevant achievements to others and your superiors. Many future leaders lack this skill and would benefit from hearing Maureen’s message delivered as part of a keynote or other speech.

She is passionate about helping professionals to understand the value of their professional networks – known as “social capital”. Research shows that people who have a strong network tend to: receive larger bonus payments, find better jobs more quickly, receive a higher overall performance evaluation and get promotions early. Strategically developing your network increases your access to resources, time, and the right people to achieve your goals. The added bonus is that your professional network is a “portable asset” that moves with you as part of your value proposition.

Presenting complex psychological patterns in easily understandable, actionable pieces, Maureen is a powerful speaker who resonates with and deeply cares about her audience. She is comfortable in the spotlight, having a background that includes teaching and delivering the training to over 600 volunteers for the 2011 & 2014 Grey Cup Festivals!

She reaches out to her audience and guides you towards embracing the spotlight through Authentic Self-Promotion, Strategically Building Your Professional Network and sharing center stage at your company!

  • Why Your Employer Should Choose to Hire You – Give You A Raise – Promote You?
  • Why you should follow me? The Talented Leader Mindset©
  • Who Do You Know & Who Knows You?
  • Overview of the Hiring Game & How to Build Your Playbook to Get Hired!

WHY YOUR EMPLOYER SHOULD CHOOSE TO HIRE - GIVE A RAISE - PROMOTE YOU?

You know that you do a really good job but no one is recognizing your effort and great results. Is it really your boss’s fault? Do they know, are they aware; that you always go above and beyond and that you find solutions for clients and the company. How do they know? Do you tell them? Do your clients tell them? Do you assume that they know? Most bosses are so busy and overwhelmed they operate from only be concerned about the “mistakes” and ignore everything that is running smoothly – after all that is what the employees are paid for – to do their jobs well.

In this presentation, you will:

  • Understand the process to gain credibility and increase your visibility at your company
  • Develop your value proposition to share with your superiors
  • Understand the foundation is self-awareness of your talented self
  • Learn to determine relevant achievements for your desired outcome

WHY YOU SHOULD FOLLOW ME? TALENTED LEADER MINDSET

An essential foundation of leadership is self-awareness – to know yourself.

Research confirms the direct relationship between leader self-awareness and organizational financial performance. Self-awareness is the most crucial developmental breakthrough for accelerating personal leadership growth and authenticity.

Acquiring the Talented Leader Mindset© which is an absolute belief in your ability to lead, inspire, motivate, assist team members to reach their full potential and communicate your vision for the future.

The real key to profit is working well with other people. Your main job as the leader is to deliver corporate results through other people.

When we are not self-aware, people around us have a better sense of our strengths and weaknesses than we do, and we lose credibility. Whereas, when we are self-aware, we are more in touch with reality; people trust and respect us more.

In this presentation, you will:

  • Understand the foundation is self-awareness to your talented leader
  • Gain clarity on articulating clearly and passionately who you are as a leader
  • Discover why you should know your leadership style and your people philosophy
  • Understand that a leader can be a lonely role and learn how to build support externally

How do you acquire your Talented Leader Mindset©? By going through the transformation process:

DISCOVER – KNOW – ACCEPT – BELIEVE – OWN IT. YOUR TALENTED LEADER MINDSET©!

You gain CONFIDENCE knowing your unique strengths, achievements, leadership style, people philosophy, successful financial results track record, social responsibility, ethics, integrity, and your vision of the vision. Combined with solid knowledge of the current company vision and their vision of the corporate future. The result is a competent, confident, and credible leader, you know that you “can-do” the role and others (your superiors) know that you “can-do” the job.

WHO DO YOU KNOW & WHO KNOWS YOU?

Learn to Strategically Establish Your Professional Network.

Maureen is passionate about helping professionals to understand the value of their professional networks – known as “social capital”. Research shows that people who have a strong network tend to: receive larger bonus payments, find better jobs more quickly, receive a higher overall performance evaluation and get promotions early. The added bonus is that your professional network is a “portable asset” that moves with you as part of your value proposition.

Unfortunately, many professionals underutilize their professional network or worse they do not know it exists.

In this presentation, you will:

  • Understand social capital and the benefits to YOU
  •  Learn to assess your professional network
  • Identify your support network and strategically build both internally & externally
  • Gain an understanding of your “portable asset” and what this means to your value

People help people who they KNOW – LIKE – TRUST. So, Who do you Know? Who Knows You?

OVERVIEW OF THE HIRING GAME & HOW TO BUILD YOUR PLAYBOOK TO GET HIRED!

Everyone should know job search strategies and skills to gain a new position at any time during your career. In today’s work world, the concept of “job security” has virtually been eliminated.   To successfully market yourself your need to build your playbook and personal brand. You will gain an advantage from Maureen’s presentation of the hiring process from the “employers perspective” – what they are looking for in a successful candidate. How to get HIRED!

In this presentation, you will:

  • Learn the 4 main questions that employers want answered correctly
  • Understand the purpose behind your cover letter & resume and how to stand out
  • Discover how to build a playbook (personal brand tools) unique to you
  • Learn how to easily tailor your resume & why it is important

SPEAKING AUDIENCES

  • SFU Beedie School of Business – MBA Graduates
  • Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce
  • Marketing Action Club Mini Conference
  • 2014 Grey Cup Festival Volunteer Training
  • Marketing Action Club
  • CGA Chapter – Surrey/Langley/North Delta
  • BC Football Conference (BCFC) – Langley Rams, Valley Huskers, Kamloops Broncos, Vancouver Island Raiders, Westshore Rebels
  • 2011 Grey Cup Festival Volunteer Training
  • Association of Managers in Canadian College, University & Student Centres
  • AMICCUS – Western Conference
  • Enterprising Mom’s Network Vancouver Chapter

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Contact Maureen to speak at your organization, conference, corporation, or nonprofit group.

Call 604.908.5058 or email: maureen@mckcareer.com