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Coloring Outside the Lines: Creative Thinking for the Business Professional

Meeting Description:

To be effective in today’s marketplace, we must be creative and innovative in our communication and in our innovative problem solving. Actually, you must stay ahead of the marketplace.  Coloring Outside the Lines helps participants effectively use their innate creativity to their benefit in both their professional and personal lives.

The focus of Coloring Outside the Lines is on creatively managing change and to looking at the customer “experience” versus customer “service"

What makes you different than anyone else out there?  Attendees tackle the issues of VALUE vs. THE PERCEIVED COST of doing business with you.  He addresses the concept of seeing the world through their eyes—from their perspective!

Join Jeff to learn:
•    How to spark innovative thinking—in yourself and others
•    How to re-define the challenges we face every day
•    Motives for being more creative in your professional and personal life
•    Techniques to effectively manage the change that comes with innovation
•    How to challenge your existing “boundaries” when it comes to solving business challenges
•    How to see the world through your internal and external clients’ filters no matter their background
•    How to give yourself an Alternative Solution Kick when you think you have the right answer

Certified Speaking Professional, Jeff Tobe, challenges you to step outside your comfort zone in positioning yourself more creatively than ever before.  


Date: Tue, Mar 24, 2009
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): ReadyTalk Web Seminar Series
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 Presenter Information
Jeff Tobe
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Jeff Tobe was recently selected one of the top 15 speakers in North America by readers of Convention and Meetings Magazine. A Certified Speaking Professional, Jeff has also been dubbed by Insider Magazine as the “The Guru of Creatively Thriving from Change”.

Tobe presents more than 100 programs each year to organizations that need to stay ahead of their marketplace. His background as an award-winning entrepreneur has made him the leading authority in creativity-in-business. Formerly, Jeff owned his own promotions and marketing agency and during his last three years in that business, won five International Golden Pyramid Awards for creativity in promotions.

Now, Jeff is the Primary Colorer at Coloring Outside the Lines in Pittsburgh, PA. He is one of only 400 speakers worldwide to hold the earned designation of Certified Speaking Professional, the highest accreditation of the National Speakers Association.

Tobe believes in the power of creativity to manage the change that is inevitable with innovation and to look at what one does from an entirely new perspective.  He helps participants not only to cope with transition, but to creatively embrace and thrive from it.

Jeff is the author of the just-released 2nd edition, business book, Coloring Outside the Lines, and he is the co-author of Success is a Decision of the Mind and The Communication Coach.