INCOMING! INCOMING! SURVIVING THE BARRAGE OF INFORMATION

In this “Age of Information” we have information coming at us from every direction, with increasing frequency.  How do you manage all the incoming information?  How do you separate what you need to pay attention to from what you don’t need to bother with?  How do you make the latest information technology work for you?  Are there “rules of etiquette” in this new world?  In this program I share what I call “Beeson’s Tips for Making the Most of the Information Age.”

YES, YOU ARE CREATIVE!!

In order to meet the challenges of the future, we need to become more creative and innovative in process design and problem solving skills.  This program challenges participants to stimulate their creative thinking skills.  Many are not creative because they tell themselves they are not; this can be turned around by re-programming your brain to think in another direction.  Suggestions for how to become a more creative and innovative leader are the focus of the session.

CAN'T I GIVE MY PRESENTATION SITTING DOWN?

Most people hate to get up in front of a group to speak.  For many, it is one of their top 5 fears, and when asked to speak, they want to do so sitting down vs. going to the podium in the front of the room.  This program is for those who hate public speaking.  If offers useful suggestions for how to prepare and deliver a good speech or presentation, and overcome the fear and anxiety they feel when asked to get up in front of a room.

RETENTION: ARE YOU PART OF THE SOLUTION OR PART OF THE PROBLEM?

Every nurse in today’s world needs to become a “Retention Officer.”  To retain our best and brightest, and keep them from going to the competition down the street, every nurse has a part to play--from staff nurse to nurse executive.  This program focuses on the most critical concepts for nurse retention, why they are so important and how to achieve them on your unit, in your department and at your hospital.  Nurses are challenged to examine their behavior with regard to retention, and given ideas and examples of how to become a “Primary Retention Officer.”