This one-hour session features seven sentences that will propel you forward in your career. With phrases such as “Communication is…” “I have not arrived…” “Think forward…” and “I Spy…” among others, this session includes a handful of very tactical tools you can apply every single day to help you reflect on how your actions, collaboration, and communication today are helping you achieve the goals you’ve set for your own development, and to improve your application of emotional intelligence every single day. Especially for project managers, communication and collaboration are critical to our success and to our continued advancement in the profession and in our careers, and emotional intelligence continues to be a game changer for those who want to succeed. No matter where you are in your career, and no matter how you spend your day, you’re sure to find value in these simple, useful tips, punctuated with engaging stories and relevant application, brought to you by an engaging and passionate developer of people.
About the Speaker:
Sinikka Waugh, President and Founder of Your Clear Next Step is a recognized leader in understanding people and in adapting tools, techniques, and processes to meet the demands of the situation at hand. As a popular presenter and trainer, her energetic and engaging style drives home the art and science of making business better for individuals, teams, and organizations.
Her background in languages and literature, her natural inclination as a relentlessly positive “people-ist”, and her career in project management and business analysis have prepared her to easily connect with people to lead and coach them to even better.
Sinikka is active with the Central Iowa Chapter of the PMI and the IIBA. She is a Rotarian and is consistently active in the faith community in Indianola, Iowa. Sinikka holds a BA from Central College, an MA from the University of Iowa, and is a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute. Sinikka and her husband Spencer live in Indianola, Iowa with their two daughters.