MentorU Workshop: Leveraging Your Communication Style

Improve your leadership and communication skills by joining our next MentorU Professional Development Event!

This workshop will focus on the importance of understanding your own behavioral preferences and those of people you communicate with. At the workshop, you will go through a series of exercises and discussions that will get you up and moving around. You will learn about behaviors and personality types, and gain a clear understanding of your own communication style and how to recognize the style of others. Going further, you will learn how to adjust your style to communicate effectively, get your point across, and make the best of the different situations you face in the Alberta workplace.

Leave this workshop with a greater understanding of the impression you create, and how you can make it better!!

When: Thursday March 19th, 2015 7pm – 9pm
Where: TEC Edmonton, 4th Floor
10230 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4P6

Cost: $7.50 for early registration (before March 15); $10 for late registration
Snacks and refreshments included!

Registration is now open:

Guest Speaker

Clare Paulson, Owner and founder of Corporate Coaching & Training Services
Clare Paulson is the owner and founder of Corporate Coaching & Training Services. He has been providing management training and coaching to clients from a wide range of industries for the last 25+ years. His broad experience contributes much to the presentations that he designs and presents to industry.
Clare has his BSc from the University of Alberta, followed by extensive personal and business development courses through public and private providers. He has received the designations of Certified Professional Behavior Analyst, Certified Professional Values Analyst, TriMetrixHD Analyst, and Performance DNA Analyst through extensive training and experience with Target Training International, Inc. These designations prepare him to provide his clients with superior assistance in finding, training, and retaining top performing employees. In addition, Clare is also a Certified EQ Mentor and mentors clients from across North America to assist them in improving their personal EQ.
Clare also had the privilege of working for several years as a member of the Center for Managing by Values consultants’ team. This was a team of international consultants certified in the delivery of the Managing by Values process. The MBV process was developed by Dr. Michael O’Connor and Dr. Ken Blanchard in the early 1990’s. The process has been implemented in a vast array of companies around North America, ranging from small operators to several Fortune 500 companies.

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MentorUP Coffee Night – Discussion Series Continued (Edmonton, 18 February)

Boost your career growth and get useful tips on how to make smooth transitions between jobs at our next Coffee Night on February 18th. The evening will continue our successful discussion series started in December last year. This time our Mentors will address the questions of career planning and career transitions. The evening will also provide a great opportunity for networking with your peers and industry experts in a quiet setting of Fantasia Caffé.

Where: Fantasia Caffé – Enterprise Square,
10230 Jasper Ave (Bay LRT station)
When: 18 February 2015, 19-21PM
Cost: Free

Snacks will be provided!

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PowerUP (Calgary) “Professional Associations Fair”

Meet representatives of a range of professional association and learn what they can do for you or maybe what you can do with them.

You probably know of several professional associations in Alberta or Calgary. But do you know what they do? Even if you do know some, you may have questions about them or wonder how you can get involved in them. To help you learn more and get connected MentorUP (Calgary) is hosting our second “Professional Association Fair” where we will bring together representatives of several local associations in one place!

Confirmed Associations
ABCTech – Alberta Council of Technologies
AWSN – Alberta Women’s Science Network |
BioAlberta |
CDAA – Career Development Association of Alberta |
GeoWomen |
ISC – Immigrant Services Calgary |
ICMCA – The Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Alberta |
Calgary Toastmasters |

Date: February 25, 2015

6:30-7:00 pm: Registration
7:00-8:00 pm: Brief 2-5 mins presentation by each association
8:00-9:00 pm: Networking

(Associations may set up between 6:00-7:00 pm)

Venue: Innovate Calgary (Alastair Ross Technology Centre), 3553-31 St. NW, Calgary

Registration: $10 via Eventbrite (to cover refreshments)


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