May CPAD Meeting

Date: May 7, 2010
Title: CPAD Meeting
Location: MN Teamsters Service Bureau
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Description: Presenter: Pete Machalek
Topic: The Most Important Career-Building Skill: Storytelling
Start Time: 07:30
Date: 2010-05-07
End Time: 09:30

When the award-winning filmmakers of SagePresence started working with professionals to build their ability to present more effectively, they had no idea that they were putting their hands on some of the most important core skills that everybody needs to find their next opportunity, build their career, and be more effective inside of their jobs. But as their business progressed and their base clientele grew, they recognized that they were offering the same basic skills to widely varying needs, and they were consistently producing ground-breaking results. In this eclectic and fascinating presentation, Peter Machalek will share how building the skills related to storytelling can improve your ability to design a compelling future, to network, interview, sell, lead, and facilitate powerful and influential conversations.

PRESENTER: Pete Machalek (co-founder/curriculum designer of SagePresence) is a communications expert who has helped professionals find the right words and deliver them for maximum impact since 1999. He holds a Master’s degree in a unique program he designed at the University of Iowa, combining Film Production and Communication Theory, as well as a Bachelor’s in Speech & Communications from Gustavus Adolphus College. He produced and directed an Academy Awards semifinalist in 1991, and is past Director of Communications for the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD). More info on SagePresence on their website:

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