|Eileen McDargh CSP CPAE|
"Expert on Mastering Change, Leadership and Personal Potential"
She authored Work for a Living & Still Be Free to Live, the first book on work/life balance -- a topic that placed her as a futurist in this issue and continues to be published in revised editions. Her newest book, The Resilient Spirit, is found from South Africa to California. She's been a guest on CNN as well as other television and radio programs and has created an exciting Chicago-based radio commentary, Celebrating the Human Spirit. She is a featured author in A Women's Way to Incredible Success: Real Life Lessons from 20 Prominent Business Women and a contributing author in Meditations for the Road Warrior. Her three-part video training program, Engaging the Spirit of Nurse Leadership is in constant demand within the healthcare arena. |
Clients have ranged from American Airlines to Xerox, from 3M to IBM, from drill foremen in the Arctic to juvenile offenders in prison. She served as one of ten faculty members in a business television series, Reclaiming Business Excellence and has headlined with speakers like NBA Coach Pat Riley, Notre Dame's former coach Lou Holtz, Dr. Ken Blanchard, executive strategist Marshall Goldsmith, William Bridges, and boardroom poet, David Whyte.
Eileen is a certified speaking professional (CSP) and her election into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame places her among the top 3% of the 3500-member National Speakers Association.
Connecting the Human Web: Plain Talk For Complex Times
High intensity, lean times challenge us as leaders to bring out the best in our employees and ourselves. Technology can only take us so far. Explore what it will take to transform and grow the talent within us and around us. Discover a model for understanding and growing human capacity and connections so that everyone becomes fully engaged in the work we are tasked to do. Be prepared to think, laugh, and learn.
In this session you will:
This interactive session helps participants discover how to optimize their innate talents and begin to get some control over the stresses of the work environment, serving the internal clients, and juggling the demands of our busy lives. It also explores the deeper, personal causes behind an all-too-common condition of imbalance.
Designed for a 3-hour to all-day forum, participants use Journeywork, a 52 week journal workbook, to guide their progress.You'll begin to develop a personal strategy for getting in control and moving forward in all parts of your life. Be prepared to think, stretch, laugh and grow as you move from pooped to peak performance.
Relighting and Retaining Good People
Innovation, productivity, service and bottom-line profits are the result of people: solid, talented, engaged and committed employees. Even as some sectors of the economy slow down, the reality is that losing valuable, industry-trained people has long-term implications… Particularly if your star performers go to the competition!
In this interactive program, you'll learn that star performers aren't always looking for more money, but rather career growth, learning and development, exciting work, meaningful work, making a difference, and the chance to make a contribution on a team. And-of course-a good manager who make the difference in winning the talent war.
At the end of this session, participants will:
Women as Leaders: Power, Passion and Purpose
Whether a family leader, a community activist, or a corporate employee, women have specific strengths to be nurtured. This program explores the power of knowledge ownership, the passion of talent engagement and the purpose of a life focused on seven generations. The program has been given for the women of IBM San Antonio, Ernst & Young, Accenture, and Proctor & Gamble Mid-Atlantic.
Making Shift Happen: Inner Tools for Transforming Our Lives
This keynote is based on the premise that transforming our work requires nothing less than transforming ourselves and together we take a look at four inner skills essential for coaching ourselves along this journey. Our own "work in progress" becomes the touchstone for connecting at a deeper level with our work mates and our soul mates. As we ease on down this road, we find our wisdom, ah-ha moments and greatest learnings through the context of our lives. This wisdom becomes deeper if it is forged in a furnace fueled with mind, heart and spirit.
At the end of this program you will:
How can you work smarter and live more happily? Is it even possible in this fast-paced, frantic world?
From senior executives to front line employees, this issue is key to the changing nature of America's workforce.
We hear about the need to balance personal and work priorities, but how do you go from burned out to fired up? How can we juggle the many responsibilities and demands on our busy lives?
In this insightful and interactive program you will:
This inspiring keynote is based on the belief that successful organizations and individuals continually hone their thinking and self-management skills in order survive in rapidly changing times. They are experienced 'navigators' who lead their people and their organizations through tough times to smoother waters.
These companies and their top performers are usually experienced 'masters' at accepting and welcoming the change process as the path toward individual and organizational growth.
You'll find much to think about, talk about and laugh about, as Eileen provides an understanding of the 'mastery' model and explores what it takes to deepen our professional and personal lives in order to be better tomorrow than we are today.
In this thought-provoking session you will:
In times of profound, rapid change, it is not enough to engage the mind; one must also tap into the heart and the spirit.
This presentation invites you to explore what it takes to engage spirit in the workplace from the "inside out". You will understand why continual improvement in products, services, or personal performance requires a deeper level of involvement and commitment. Be prepared to think, talk, laugh and learn. .
In this thought-provoking session you will:
This ninety-minute breakout session focuses on improving relationships at work through successfully dealing with people.
Using humor and examples, Eileen will guide participants through the process of learning how to defuse anger in themselves and others. They will discover how to identify and understand problem behavior and how to use systematic methods for handling such behaviors.
Participants will also:
Using a personal communication profile (the DISC), you'll discover your unique behavioral preferences. You'll gain insights on where and why relationships grow or suffer. This workshop is designed to open channels for sharing communication preferences and valuing differences.
With interaction, humor and high content, Eileen will help you walk away with ideas for improving your own communication while understanding others.
This program provides plenty of 'meat' - high content, useful information you can put to work at the office and at home. You will:
A keynote presentation for reliving and laughing about our foibles, for celebrating our uniqueness, for renewing our passion and commitment to life, and for establishing the common traits which allow all of us to bloom where we are planted. We can learn to be heroines of our own story and leaders shaping tomorrow for all our children.
This is your time to refreshed, realign, reawaken; reflect; refuel, regenerate, rejoice, release, remember, and renew.
In times of profound, rapid change in the healthcare industry, it is not enough to engage just the mind. One must also tap into the heart and the spirit. The question is how does one do that?
In this keynote, renowned motivational speaker, author and trainer Eileen McDargh addresses the audience on "engaging the spirit and uncovering soul in the workplace." Attendees will explore the "blind spots" of management practices in the healthcare industry and learn critical skills for creating spirit in your healthcare setting.
Eileen sets the stage for defining "spirit" in the workplace by asking "how do you know it if you see t?" Eileen provides examples to teach you not only how to have meaningful interactions with others, but how to hold the mirror up to yourself. Then Eileen introduces the three "Ss" of spirited leadership: staying power, stamina and soulfulness. Eileen then proceeds to explore "Soulfulness" and turns the word SOUL into the acronym S.O.U.L. Through inspirational stories and examples, Eileen shows you how to create and sustain "a culture of the heart" at your healthcare setting.
The Resilient Spirit: Staying Right Side Up When the World is Upside Down
In times of uncertainty and life-altering events, the ability to not only survive but thrive is an inside-out task. Our spirits need encouragement to stay the course in a world of challenge and complexity. It also requires the partnership of people who walk not only on common ground but can hold a vision for the "uncommon possibilities" of a better tomorrow. This is no Pollyanna presentation but rather the results of research and interviews with people who have "made it through". You'll be invited to reconsider the connection of lifework with a life well lived.
In this session, you will:
As an added bonus, The Resilient Spirit companion book is available as a supportive resource for audience members. Using digital printing, the book can be customized with a company logo as well as a personal message from key association or corporate leaders.
"Well, what can I say? Words do not even begin to describe the overwhelming response we received after your speech, "Enabling The Human Web," at the CSUGA International Users' Conference. Understanding that CSC's customers come from large corporate cultures, and have had "industry focused" speakers at their past General Sessions, your presentation on the fundamental basics of communications and human relationships and the importance of nurturing all relationships in this world of high tech, couldn't have hit home any more than it did with this group! From the "outstanding" score on the evaluations, the sell-out of your book, and the hundreds of compliments from clients, employees and CSC Executive staff - you were the hit of the conference, Eileen! We all needed to hear what you had to say!"
-- Computer Sciences Corporation
"The way you energized and captivated our audience at our 7th Global Payroll Management Conference August 26, 2003 in San Francisco was magical! From the moment you made your spectacular and surprising entrance, and throughout your often hilarious, yet compelling presentation, you held us in the palm of your hand. Your perspective on human capital successfully combined humor with incredible insight. Feedback on you and your presentation was universally spectacular. Judging from the crowd that rushed to your post presentation book-signing, your success was truly an unqualified triumph!"
-- American Payroll Association
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