September 2014 - Building Your Reputation as a Successful Information Systems Professional


A leader not only has to effectively hold people accountable, speak and act appropriately and confidently but a leader also needs to know how to negotiate effectively. In this very dynamic, engaging, and interactive session you will learn the top secrets to building YOUR reputation as a successful Information Systems Professional. You will learn the top skills required to effectively hold people (even when they don't report to you) accountable and achieve the desired results. We will explore the factors which affect negotiations as well as learn the steps to create win-win negotiations. Finally we will learn how our actions and words create our character reputation and we will apply the tools which will help each of us speak and act more confidently as leaders!


Julie M. Kowalski

Julie Kowalski is a seasoned thought leader, consultant, executive coach and facilitator. She's also an energetic, and spirited professional trainer. Through her own working history, Julie has gained valuable insight and acumen into the science of what it takes to start and run successful businesses as well as the art of earning and retaining customer and employee loyalty. Julie maintains working relationships with a wide variety of business owners and executives from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies.

Julie has spent her career helping employees create self-sufficient and streamlined processes which lead customers to be delighted and staff to be rewarded with success. Focuses include: Development and Implementation of effective Business Processes, Management, Leadership, Sales, Customer Service, and Marketing tools. Julie's enthusiasm and energy naturally encourage her participants to actively engage in learning.

Besides being named one of the "World's Most Creative Thinkers" by best-selling author Seth Godin (Purple Cow), Julie possesses 24 years of first hand business experience. Her accomplishments include personally starting and successfully managing multi-million dollar companies.

Julie has been facilitating the learning of best practices in Sales, Customer Service, Marketing, Business operations, Leadership, Management, Coaching and Mentoring Programs for the past 11+ years.


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