Setting Your Compass to Success
Are you still trying to figure out what you want to do when you grow up? By better understanding yourself and your needs, you can determine the best direction for your life journey, regardless of whether you are currently on a career track, a mommy track, a volunteer track or all three. This session provides a step-by-step process for determining the best life and career path for your particular personality, interests, experience and values.
Presented by Wise Women Network founder Rhonda Snider Collins
Steering You to Safety
Every 2 minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. Steering You to Safety educates and empowers you to be your first line of defense. Participants will learn a wise approach to personal security, including personal value, awareness and prevention techniques. There are simple, wiser choices we can make each day to reduce the likeliness of being targeted. Regardless of your age or life status, this session will help you gain the wisdom to sail through life smarter about your safety.
Presented by Regina Rowley
Is That the Best You Can Do?
“Good things come to those who ask” and that is never truer than in new job and salary negotiations. Beyond those limited occurrences, every area of your life could be enhanced by learning to ask for what you want. The people you interact with, work with, and live with have no powers to read your mind. Help them know how to give you what you want by learning to ask. In this lively interactive session learn a proven method of asking.
Presented by Pam Wiley
Finding Peace through Focus
Many people spend more time and effort planning their weddings than on goals for anything that comes after. Now that you’ve Set Your Compass to Success, learn the organizational skills that will keep you on course through troubled waters. Enjoy greater peace of mind and satisfaction with these time management strategies that help you overcome life’s distractions and keep your goals in sight. Session discussion and exercises are designed to encourage deeper insights into your own personal organizational decisions.
Presented by Jan Richards
THE WISE PRESENTERS
Rhonda Snider Collins is an award-winning speaker, owner of Collins Career Counseling and an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas. Her passion is helping individuals find the best career path for their personality, interests and needs. Rhonda has spent 25 years working at six different universities and three years at a corporate scholarship program. For much of her life, she has directly advised individuals on the selection of appropriate careers, education and training. Rhonda is the founder of the Wise Women Network. She holds a master’s degree in anthropology and a bachelor’s degree in communications. Rhonda is certified to administer and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory.
Regina Rowley is a wife, mother, speaker, author and instructor of women’s self defense at KUTA! Empowered Women. She holds a Black Belt in Taekwondo, has completed R.A.D., Rape Aggression Defense, and is a Certified Smartsafe Instructor, Level 4. Regina inspires and encourages others to find their life purpose as a co-author of Share Your Message with the World. She is an active member and current President of the Toastmasters club, Professional Speakers BCS. Whether she is speaking or teaching, Regina is strong, sensitive, passionate, fun and enthusiastic as she engages with her audience. Women learn how to tap into your own personal power and gain the confidence to defend yourselves emotionally and physically.
Full of sparkle, wit, and wisdom, Pam Wiley is a seasoned, award-winning communicator, international speaker, private mentor extraordinaire, daring renovator and sometimes jazz singer. Pam has garnered wisdom through life training, mentored by leaders in the field of human potential development, traditional education, and ongoing expansion of knowledge and best practices through personal study. She exemplifies her saying of “If you are living, you need to be learning.” Pam is a leading expert in communicating for results and is well known for her passion of success principles and personal growth habits. After her 20-year career as director of communication for Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, she continues to serve by helping others define the success they seek, align thoughts with behavior, and refine their habits to achieve maximum results. Pam authors the weekly Monday Encouragement which is centered on success principles. She celebrated its 100th edition in February.
Former teacher, trainer, and administrator, Jan Richards has influenced the lives of those around her by always questioning the status quo. Her mantra of “Begin with the End in Mind” is reflected in her spirit of continuous improvement and pursuit of personal excellence. Jan has lived these principles by conducting Stephen Covey workshops (7 Habits of Highly Effective People), completing multiple marathons across the United States, and by surviving 15 years of competitive skydiving. Jan is grateful for the Wise Women who helped her navigate life and hopes to do the same for others as the journey unfolds.