Sarah works with companies and organizations to improve their internal network. By integrating her methods, people learn to develop successful relationships with customers, coworkers and colleagues. These improved connections result in a stronger internal and external network essential for career and organizational success.
As a cancer survivor, Sarah’s network helped save her life. She shares her inspirational journey with insight and humor to motivate her audiences to connect not just for the moment, but for life.
As a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI™) and facilitator of the Self-Discovery Process™ Sarah has keynoted and presented for audiences and teams around the world on how to be a more effective connector. She is the author of Perfecting Connecting©, A Guide to Mastering Networking in the Workplace and the national audio program, Learning to Speak the Language of others. Her articles and inspirational stories have appeared in numerous books, newspapers and national journals.
Sarah is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) awarded by the National Speakers Association for her ability to consistently deliver her message with high energy, humor and inspiration which motivates audiences to take action.
She currently serves on the board of directors for the National Speakers Association (NSA) and as the 2008-2009 Meetings and Convention chair. She is the Past President for the NSA-Colorado Chapter. Sarah is an active volunteer in her community serving on several non-profit boards in Colorado Springs.
She is a graduate of Central Michigan University and worked in healthcare for several major hospital systems and for international career management firms in Texas and Colorado. She is currently an adjunct faculty member of both the Eastern and Western Management Development Centers for the United States government in Colorado and West Virginia.
- NetWORTHing®: The New Way To Network
Networth with your network is your most important asset for business success and career growth. In this interactive program, learn the secrets of NetWORTHing,® the new way to network in the 21st century. Discover how to build trust with powerful advocates to grow your social capital and influence. Join Sarah, a master connector, as she shares her strategies for improving your access and influence potential with your network by focusing on being a resource to others. Learning Outcomes:
•Understand the importance of NetWORTHing® vs. transactional networking and how to communicate your value-add to grow your access and influence with your network.
•Learn how to find a sponsor, not a mentor, to help you leverage relationships to grow your career and network.
•Discover the Networthing® secrets of successful 21st century connectors and action steps for becoming one of them.
- Leading with Style, The Power of Situational Leadership™
Sarah, who is a certified trainer with Situational Leadership®, will teach your supervisors and managers how to use the most widely recognized influence model adopted by over 12 million people worldwide.
- Network for Life...Not Just for the Moment, The Power of Community
In this inspirational and humorous program, Sarah shares her journey with cancer and the life-saving connections that helped save her life. Sarah motivates you to focus on being authentic with your intentions and look for ways to bring value to your network, which results in building a powerful community that will support you through any crisis.
- The C.A.N. Do Approach™, A Process for Improved Patient-Provider Connection
Is your patient satisfaction survey shining a spotlight on your communication problems? Would you like a simple communication tool that's easy to use that can dramatically improve patient care? Do you wish your patient's were more involved and invested in their healthcare? Yes? Then it's time to adopt a C.A.N. Do Approach to thriving in today's healthcare climate. When you Communicate, Advocate and Navigate you C.A.N. improve your patient and provider satisfaction.
- Can You Hear Me Now,Understanding Yourself and Others through the Power of Interaction Styles
Ever wonder why you can't seem to connect with certain colleagues or why some team meetings can be so frustrating? Do some employees or customers get under your skin while others you just connect instantly with? Yes? Then join Sarah for this enlightening, fun and interactive program designed to help you demystify the four communication styles so you can successfully connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime.
- Perfecting Connecting®, Learning to Speak the Language of Others
In this interactive presentation, Sarah will share proven strategies to becoming a better connector by understanding that each of us approach networking differently based on our hard-wired personality preferences and patterns. Understanding your temperament will help you discover the uniqueness of your personality and how to capitalize on it to begin perfecting your connecting.
- Connecting the Dots™, Understanding What Drives Your Connections
Learn about the six stages involved in connecting with a new contact. In this highly interactive program, Sarah will show you the importance of each of these stages and the questions you need to be asking to assure a strong and lasting connection to improve your net worth and social capital with both your internal and external networks.
- Domino Effect™, The Art of Intentional Connecting
Successful people live a life filled with intentional relationships. In this practical, fun and motivational program, learn how to intentionally connect the dots for yourself and others to improve your social capital which is essential for career growth and organizational success.Discover how the value of others plus the value you bring to others equals your net worth which is required for effective leadership in the 21st century. Sarah is a cancer survivor and shares her humorous and inspirational journey to drive home the power of community, The Domino Effect™ and the importance of consciously choosing to live your life as a connector.Using dominos as a metaphor, Sarah teaches her audiences how to "connect the dots" and start building connections during the actual program that continue throughout the conference. She inspires you to take action on making behavioral changes to start improving your social capital.