Workshops

Joan K Moore, DTM, PDG

Blueprint For Your Footprint - Leave A Legacy

Joan K Moore, DTM, PDG
Blueprint For Your Footprint
Leave A Legacy

Life is what we are given. Living is what we do with it. Use your abilities, unique gifts, and passion to create a blueprint for stretching to success and making a difference. All of us want to be remembered and feel that we have contributed something to the world. What legacy are you going to leave? Get ready to remove your shoes, leave your footprint, and build your legacy.

Joan K. Moore, owner of Leader By Design, is a certified speaker, trainer, and coach on the John Maxwell Team. Joan has inspired numerous corporate leaders and volunteers to create a blueprint for success. Her charismatic style sprinkled with inspirational stories and her clear "nuts and bolts" approach make her a much sought after speaker and trainer.

Joan served as the 2012-13 District Governor for District 30 Toastmasters in the Chicagoland area where she managed over 5,000 volunteers and 233 clubs and led the District to Distinguished status.

Joan currently works as a Supervisory Investigator at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago, Illinois. She is a senior faculty at Keller Graduate School of Management and Becker CPA Review and teaches public speaking at VanderCook College of Music. Joan is a published author and is currently writing a series of inspirational children's books.

Nancy Depcik

Winning Presentations: Design, Style & Techniques

Nancy Depcik

Nancy Depcik
Winning Presentations: Design, Style & Techniques

The focus of this workshop is to offer techniques that the audience can start using immediately to construct a dynamic speech and deliver it with confidence. Unique methods are suggested on calming your nerves, which can be very useful.

Nancy Depcik has been a member of Toastmasters for over seven years, and is currently a member of the advanced Windy City Professional Speakers Toastmasters Club, where she has won numerous contests. She graduated from Speaker University by NSA.

Currently, she is a full-time professional speaker, and founder and owner of Unshakable Success, her very strong and dynamic speaking business.

Debbie Leoni

Fearless Leadership

Debbie Leoni

Debbie Leoni
Fearless Living

Fear is a powerful energy that can either drive behavior towards success, passion and fulfillment or sabotage, frustration and resignation. Fearless Leadership offers you tools to become more aware of the fears that may be hidden and unconscious. And with new awareness comes the opportunity to make new choices that will move you powerfully into the life of your dreams at work as well as at home. Powerful leaders are those who are willing to take ownership for their choices and take risks that will not only benefit themselves but everyone around them. Fear can prevents you from feeling confident, powerful and effective.

Debbie Leoni is a Professional Speaker, member of the National Speakers Association, Executive and Personal Life coach. She is a respected leader in the field of personal growth and spirituality. Debbie has helped thousands of professional women create work and life balance by living fearlessly, accessing their pain to experience fame. Debbie's unique strategies and processes help women identify their hidden fears and shift those fears into courage.

Debbie worked on the support staff with The Ford Institute in San Diego, Cal for 6 years, assisting bestselling author, the late Debbie Ford, with the life transforming workshop "The Shadow Process."

Debbie is 1 of 26 authors of an anthology called "Pure Wealth: 26 Ways to Crazy Profitability", an Amazon best seller.

Tony Powell

Still Standing: How to Knockout Adversity and Win in Life and at Work

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Tony Powell
Still Standing: How to Knockout Adversity and Win in Life and at Work

Adversity is something we all experience. Sadly it stops so many from pursuing their dreams. I teach people the essential qualities it takes to overcome adversity, such as the importance of attitude, language and self-talk, choices, relationships, goals, vision, determination and self-love.

Tony Powell is a former boxer, at one time considered one of the top three middleweights in the US military, and is a former airman having served in the United States Air Force. A graduate of Loyola University, in 1999 he won the Table topics Area contest and in 2000 was the District 30 International speech champion and runner up for the regional championship.

Tony has been speaking professionally for 15 years and has a long list of major clients including many U.S government Agencies, several fortune 500 companies including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Motorola and Staples.

Kate Webster

Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say: Communicate with Conviction and Confidence

Kate Webster

Kate Webster
Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say: Communicate with Conviction and Confidence

Do you find yourself challenged to communicate clearly because of certain people, situations, or events? This presentation provides concrete tools to take control of the situation by managing your reactions and navigating stressful situations with ease and confidence. You will gain effective strategies to enhance your communication style that best matches your personality type and you will learn to stand up for yourself in all areas of your life.

Dr. Kate Webster is a professional speaker and a member of the Windy City Professional Speakers and Oak Park Toastmasters Clubs. She is also the owner and founder of Breaking Thru Barriers (BtB) and has spent over 20 years motivating and inspiring audiences to stand up for themselves and feel more empowered. She is a published author and national presenter on gender, education, and empowerment topics.

Through her company, Breaking Thru Barriers, she brings together her academic background as an Adjunct Professor in Sociology and Gender Studies and her practical experience as a 3rd degree black belt and nationally certified self-defense instructor to provide practical assertive communication tools.