Purpose: To develop and strengthen leadership skills through conversations, presentations and book reviews.

Date:  Thursday, January 9, 2020    Time:  8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Location: Northwood University, 1500 W. Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48084

Co-Chairs: Barbara Boldt, Principal, Boldt Global & Ken Seawell, Managing Partner, Sandler Training

8:00-8:10       Member Introductions

8:10 – 8:20    Book Review: TBD

8:20-9:20       Presentation: Barry Demp, Executive Coach, Demp Coaching

Barry is a forward-thinking, highly successful business and executive coach based in Troy, Michigan. He has coached more than 1,000 individuals including more than 85 other coaches over the last 27 years and earned the distinction of Master Certified Coach (MCC) from the International Coach Federation (ICF).  He works with executives, business owners, and high-potential professionals to significantly increase their productivity, profitability, and life balance.

For over 8 years, Barry has been the author of the daily (M-F) coaching blog titled The Quotable Coach www.thequotablecoach.com, and in 2014 published The Quotable Coach—Daily Nuggets of Practical Wisdom, a book based on the series, which contains 365 quotes, coaching commentaries, and exercises.

Barry has been a key leader and remains and active member of the ICF since 1996 and spends much of his time helping individuals and organizations master the leadership, management, communication, and coaching skills needed in today’s competitive and rapidly changing world.

Today’s Topic: Success Best Practices – Part 2!

Back by popular demand, Barry will continue the lively “give and take” group coaching session that we started in November 2019. Barry will present and discuss a wide variety of “success best practice” for having an outstanding professional and personal life.  Barry’s interactive presentation will include: How to develop greater confidence in yourself, How to develop and enhance key relationships, How to improve your networking and business development efforts, How to make effective values-based career and life decisions, How to stand out in a highly competitive market and How to live a happier more balanced life

9:20-9:30       Wrap Up: Announcements of upcoming Chamber events.

*** NOTE:     NEXT MEETING: Thursday Feb. 6th, 2020