A Special Program with Luci Englert McKean and Jim McKean, for all Bloomington Area Business and Organizational Professionals
Lunch and Learn: Short Talk=Great Impact is a special 2 hour interactive live event that will be held April 7th, 2015 from 11am-1pm at the Monroe County History Center in Bloomington, Indiana. Lunch will be provided. The program is free, but advance registration is required.
To insure a high quality experience and individualized attention for all participants, attendance will be limited to 50 people. Registration is offered on a first come basis. So if you’d like to attend, don’t delay! Call Derek Richey at (812) 345-9712 or contact us for more information. See below for a description of this event. Click here to register now
“Short Talk=Great Impact” with Luci Englert McKean, TEDxBloomington Curator…
Developing powerful presentations for board meetings, client pitches, funders, or even important staff meetings are ongoing challenges. Whether you need help with the discomfort of speaking before a crowd, or knowing how to deliver your message for best effect, most everyone can perform better using practices taught to TEDx speakers.
Don’t miss this valuable and engaging program for all Bloomington Area Business and Organizational Professionals, sponsored by Coltrain Group, Leadership Bloomington-Monroe County, and The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce. Join featured speaker Luci Englert McKean and facilitator Jim McKean on April 7th, 2015 for this fun and informative event!
In this workshop we’ll discuss the value of:
Focusing on what matters in ANY presentation or work conversation
Why shorter = better, how to get there and why
Overcoming stage fright: an achievable, incredibly valuable life skill
To insure a high quality experience and individualized attention for all participants, attendance will be limited to 50 people. Registration is offered on a first come basis. So if you’d like to attend, don’t delay! Call Derek Richey at (812) 345-9712 or contact us for more information.
More info on the featured speaker and your facilitator:
Luci Englert McKean – TEDxBloomington Curator
Luci Englert McKean is, like all of us, a complex human. She’s a maker of things and connections, an artist and activist, explorer of spirit + meaning + identity + collaboration. As licensee for TEDxBloomington, she is responsible for a huge team of volunteers following all of TED’s rules for the conference. As TEDxBloomington curator and speaker coach, she selects and coaches all the speakers, and writes the “run-of-show,” the order of events so one talk flows into the next.
By day, she is the Assistant Director of Operations for the National School Reform Faculty, helping connect educators worldwide with tools such as we use in Coltrain Group, for which she also acts as a consultant. She moonlights as a speaking/presentation coach, a marketing consultant and copywriter. In her “spare” volunteer time, she’s a setup crew chief for the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival. And oh yeah, she also answers to “Mom,” “Mrs. McKean,” and “Hey, you!”.
A professional communicator, Luci has held about every job title one can have in journalism and advertising: creative director in direct marketing, copywriter and media buyer in an ad agency, book ghostwriter and editor, author of articles and protocols, minimalist graphic designer, website architect, freelance magazine writer, daily newspaper reporter, radio announcer and newscaster, public relations and marketing director, podcaster and blogger.
Jim McKean – Coltrain Group, Senior Consultant
Jim McKean is a coach, writer and consultant, based in Bloomington, Indiana. He is known for his group facilitation skills and his deep insights into business models and leadership. He is a trusted adviser to company leaders and skilled at helping leaders map new directions, at designing measurement systems to track progress against goals, identifying key leading indicators to increase the probability of success, and conducting risk analysis to lower the probability of failures in human and technical systems. Jim earned his M.B.A. from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Management and Decision Information Sciences. He completed the Six Sigma Belt training at Motorola University in Chicago and is a certified practitioner of the Franklin Covey 4 Disciplines of Execution and Vital Smarts Crucial Conversations. As Manager of Research for the IU Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Jim led dozens of management consulting projects for privately held companies in the Midwest, including manufacturers, professional service companies, distributors and transport companies.
Jim McKean has worked with the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, Pratt Visual Solutions, Bloomington Tech Partnership, Indiana Health Information Exchange, Indiana University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Voice Program, Kieffer Paper Mills, NorCote, Inc, Personnel Management Company, Kocolene Development Corporation, Indiana Youth Institute, Lilly Endowment, IU Health, WFYI, Hanapin Marketing, and JGA Associates.