be curious be bold

April 24-26 | Denver, Colorado

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Featured Speakers

Peter Sheahan

Founder and CEO, Karrikins Group

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO, Digital Royalty

Barry Davis

Senior VP and GM, of Talent Solutions

Julie Straw

VP of Operations

Romain Mallard

Vice President, Brand Management

Cherryl D'Souza

Sr. Director Brand Experience and Five Behaviors®

Katie Fuhrmann

Everything DiSC® Brand Director

Claudia Fierro-Poppen

PXT Select Brand Director

An Amazing Agenda

Brand Direction Overview

  • New positioning for The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team®, PXT Select™, and Everything DiSC®
  • Learn how we’re connecting our brands with the future of workplace learning
  • Breakout sessions for each brand

Keynote Speaker: Peter Sheahan

Peter is an author and innovative thought leader who the National Speakers Association named as one of their “25 Most Influential Speakers.” During his session, Peter will share his first-hand knowledge on how to grow your business, including key insights and real-world examples to prepare you for future success by embracing the rapid pace of organizational change.

  • 7:00 amMindLab First Timers Breakfast

  • 7:10 amLearning Labs (Short Tutorials on Specific Topics)

  • 8:30 am-10:00 am•  WELCOME
     

    Julie Straw, VP Operations; Romain Mallard, VP Brand; Cherryl D’Souza, Senior Director, Brand Experience

  • 10:00 am-10:30 amBREAK

  • 10:30 am-11:45 amBREAKOUT SESSIONS
     

    Positioning Everything DiSC® for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Katie Furhmann, Brand Director; Jeanette Westerling, Chief Consultant

    We’ve taken the Everything DiSC® brand on a journey to clarify our purpose, define our

    unique position and build our brand to address today’s corporate learning needs. Come

    to this session to gain insight into the discovery process, the Everything DiSC brand

    strategy, and our digital-first communication approach. In addition, we’ll share an update

    on the new “DiSCOVER THE POWER OF WE™” campaign along with an early look at

    our plan to maintain momentum. We’ll conclude with a first look at our partner-centric

    marketing collateral designed for you to integrate the new Everything DiSC brand into

    your business. Be Curious. Be Bold. Be a Culture Catalyst.

     

    Positioning PXT Select™ for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Claudia Fierro-Poppen, Brand Director; Angelica Garcia-Ruiz, Specialist, Partner Care

    Delivering PXT Select™ Solutions is about Simple, Human, and Smart hiring processes.

    In this session, learn about the work we’ve done to uncover insights and clarify the

    PXT Select brand positioning. You’ll see new designs for the brand experience, we’ll

    share new digital marketing tools and assets that will be available to you in the coming

    months. You’ll have the opportunity to explore how you can capitalize on these tools and

    engage your market with this brand.

     

    Positioning Five Behaviors® for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Cherryl D’Souza, Senior Brand Director; Andy Widen, Trainer

    Five Behaviors is a powerful brand well-situated for the needs of the future organization.

    During this session, we’ll examine the ALL NEW brand positioning for Five Behaviors and

    how it plays out in the brand experience. Most importantly, we’ll provide details on how

    you can engage with the brand to tell a story that will connect with your clients.

     

    Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict: Key Insights to Drive Your Success (Session repeated)

    Presenters: Jeannie Bril, Trainer; Beth Keup, Specialist, Consumer Insights

    Everything DiSC Productive Conflict® is one year old! Celebrate this milestone with

    a session dedicated to unlocking new opportunity with this recent addition to the

    Everything DiSC® Application Suite. We’ll kick this session off with an overview of the

    market opportunity, you’ll hear key insights and best practices based on research

    conducted with successful Partners. The highlight of this session will be an opportunity

    to hear testimonials from Partners who have been successful with this program. We’ll

    wrap the session up with an early look at our forthcoming Productive Conflict marketing

    campaign launching later in 2019. You’ll leave this session energized and better equipped

    to unlock the power of Productive Conflict.

     

    PXT Select™ Performance Models: The Key Ingredient for Job Fit (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Candace Perkins, Senior Manager, Partner Success and Channel Engagement; Dr. Amanda Howard, Associate Director, Research

    Have you ever wondered, “How can I bring Performance Models to life for my clients?” or

    “How can I help my clients recognize and appreciate the value of PXT Select™?” Join us for

    a behind-the-scenes look at which new library Performance Models will bring the most

    value to you and your clients. We’ll also discuss the key ingredients behind Performance

    Models to help you win new business, deepen the connection with clients, and deliver an

    impactful client experience.

  • 12:00 pm-1:00 pmLUNCH

  • 1:00 pm-2:00 pmKEYNOTE: PETER SHEAHAN
     

    Peter Sheahan, Group CEO and Founder of global consultancy Karrikins Group, is known

    internationally for his innovative thought leadership in business. Having successfully

    grown his own global company, Peter knows firsthand how to find opportunity and create

    more value in a volatile and disruptive world. He has worked with some of the world’s

    leading brands, including Apple, Microsoft, IBM, and AT&T.
     

    Peter is a leading business author (including his recently published book, “Matter”), and

    he has been named one of the “25 Most Influential Speakers” by the National Speakers

    Association. His keynote will be provocative and packed full of real-world examples that

    will help you identify opportunities in change and disruption.

  • 2:15 pm-3:30 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS
     

    Positioning Everything DiSC® for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Katie Furhmann, Brand Director; Jeanette Westerling, Chief Consultant

     

    Positioning PXT Select™ for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Claudia Fierro-Poppen, Brand Director; Angelica Garcia-Ruiz, Specialist, Partner Care

     

    Positioning Five Behaviors® for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Cherryl D’Souza, Senior Brand Director; Andy Widen, Trainer

     

    PXT Select™ Performance Models: The Key Ingredient for Job Fit (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Candace Perkins, Senior Manager, Partner Success and Channel Engagement; Dr. Amanda Howard, Associate Director, Research


     

    Everything DiSC® Partner Panel: Using Certification to Boost Your Business

    Facilitator: Keith Ayers

    Is Everything DiSC Certification an opportunity or a risk? Quality Client Education on our

    DiSC programs can inspire advocates inside the organization. Who wouldn’t love more

    champions to help expand the DiSC universe? Come hear successful Partners discuss

    how they’re using Everything DiSC Certification to grow their business.

  • 3:30 pm-4:00 pmBREAK

  • 4:00 pm-5:15 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS

     

    Positioning Everything DiSC® for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Katie Furhmann, Brand Director; Jeanette Westerling, Chief Consultant

     

    Positioning PXT Select™ for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Claudia Fierro-Poppen, Brand Director; Angelica Garcia-Ruiz, Specialist, Partner Care

     

    Positioning Five Behaviors® for the Future (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Cherryl D’Souza, Senior Brand Director; Andy Widen, Trainer

     

    Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict: Key Insights to Drive Your Success (Session repeated)

    Presenters: Jeannie Bril, Trainer; Beth Keup, Specialist, Consumer Insights



    Working Smart with PAC (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Sharon Marchant, Manager Platform Product; Deb Arseneaux, Client Account Manager

    Explore time-saving features in PAC that help you work smarter, not harder. First, we will

    investigate how to use PAC to automate the assessment process as it pertains to product

    demos. Then we will discuss some tricks to working with Performance Models. And last,

    but not least, we will look at different ways to view and search candidates to quickly find

    the data you need to generate reports and perform onscreen analysis. This session is all

    about efficiency and harnessing the power of PAC to work to your advantage.

  • 6:00 pm•  RUBY-EMERALD DINNER (by invitation only)

 

  • 7:00 am-8:15 amBreakfast

  • 7:50 am-8:15 amLearning Labs (Short Tutorials on Specific Topics)

  • 8:30 am-9:15 am•  KEYNOTE: BARRY DAVIS, SVP AND GM, WILEY WORKPLACE LEARNING SOLUTIONS

  • 9:15 am-9:45 am
     

    Moving Beyond the Classroom with Digital Learning

    Presenters: Liz Davis, Writer and Product Developer; Andy Widen, Trainer

  • 9:45 am-10:15 amBREAK

  • 10:15 am-12:00 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS
     

    Building Momentum with Everything DiSC®

    Presenters: Julie Straw, VP, Operations; Jens Damsholt, Director Global Partner Channels

    If you’re an Everything DiSC Partner and haven’t been able to get your Everything DiSC

    business growing as quickly as you’d like, or if you’re a new Everything DiSC Partner still

    figuring out how to get your business going, this session is designed for you! We’ll help

    you get your arms around the product line and highlight resources to help you energize

    your potential Everything DiSC clients. We’ll also share best practices for delivering

    impactful Everything DiSC solutions based on your client’s needs. You’ll walk away with

    plenty of ideas for activating your Everything DiSC community and your marketing

    efforts.
     

     

    Building Momentum with PXT Select™ 

    Presenters: William Hull, Senior Director, Business Development; David Smith, Client Account Manager

    Could you be more effective in your strategy to grow your PXT Select Business? Are

    you getting in front of prospects for PXT Select but not closing enough business? If

    these questions resonate with you, we want to help. Attend this session to learn new

    strategies and develop the skills to open more doors, connect with more prospects, and

    turn around objections in order to generate more opportunities and ramp up your PXT

    Select business.
     

     

    Building Momentum with Five Behaviors®

    Presenters: Jeanette Westerling, Chief Consultant; Reed Steele, Instructional Designer and Trainer

    Do you believe in the power of The Five Behaviors but need ideas to accelerate the

    business? Attend this session to learn how to leverage Wiley resources and create

    opportunities for growth. We will discuss how the new Five Behaviors Self Development

    program fits into your strategy with the potential to expand your team’s development

    business opportunities. We’ll also share how our educational resources set you up for

    success and help you understand how to facilitate Five Behaviors for highest impact.

    You’ll leave this session with a plan for expanding your reach utilizing The Five Behaviors

    brand.

  • 12:30 pm-1:30 pmLUNCH

    12:30 pm-1:30 pmOPAL, SAPPHIRE LUNCH (by invitation only)

    12:35 pm-1:30 pmLearning Labs (Short Tutorials on Specific Topics)

  • 1:45 pm-2:45 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS
     

    Ramp up Your Business with Five Behaviors® Personal-Development (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Reed Steele, Instructional Designer and Trainer; Holly Allen, Director of Partner Engagement

    Don’t miss this exciting session launching the new addition to the Five Behaviors

    product family: Five Behaviors Self Development™. This new solution brings the

    powerful Five Behaviors model to the individual. Examine how this new program an

    opportunity to engage with this brand across an entire organization for greatest impact

    with your clients as well as your business. You’ll leave the session knowing how to infuse

    organizations with a culture of teamwork by harnessing the power of Patrick Lencioni’s

    model one person at a time.
     

     

    Everything DiSC® Agile EQ SNEAK PEEK: Creating a Change-Ready Workforce (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Dr. Mark Scullard, Senior Director, Product Innovation; Cara Hoch, Associate Manager, Product Innovation

    EQ is a key ingredient for the new agile organization. Come to this session for a peek

    behind the curtain to see what our product development team is working on. You’ll

    gain an understanding for the diverse ways emotional intelligence has existed in the

    market and how the agile approach to EI is a particularly good fit for the DiSC model

    and philosophy. The bulk of the session will focus on unfolding the Agile EQ story. We’ll

    conclude with some information about where we are in the product development process

    and how you might participate.

     

    Grow Your PXT Select™ Business with the Full Suite of Reports (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Crystal Thomas, Client Services Manager; John Bradford, Senior Consultant

    With the launch of the updated Leadership Report, we now have a full suite of PXT Select

    reports. This session will outline how to use the suite of reports effectively to win new

    business and expand PXT Select throughout an organization by solving talent solutions

    problems—turnover, identifying high potentials, succession planning-- and building

    bench strength.

  • 2:45 pm-3:15 pmBREAK

  • 3:15 pm-4:15 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS
     

    Ramp up Your Business with Five Behaviors® Personal-Development (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Reed Steele, Instructional Designer and Trainer; Holly Allen, Director of Partner Engagement

     

    Working Smart with PAC (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Sharon Marchant, Manager Platform Product; Deb Arseneaux, Client Account Manager

     

     

    Everything DiSC® Agile EQ SNEAK PEEK: Creating a Change-Ready Workforce (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Dr. Mark Scullard, Senior Director, Product Innovation; Cara Hoch, Associate Manager, Product Innovation


     

    Grow Your PXT Select™ Business with the Full Suite of Reports (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Crystal Thomas, Client Services Manager; John Bradford, Senior Consultant

     

  • 4:30 pm-5:30 pm
     

    Learning from the Frontlines: Learning Professionals Panel

    Moderator: Julie Straw, VP Operations

    Come to hear learning professionals talk about what keeps them up at night. This session

    is designed to provide insights to help you hear more about the challenges your clients are

    facing and how you can add value helping them solve these complex challenges.

  • 6:00 pm•  DIAMOND DINNER (by invitation only)

 

  • 7:00 am-8:15 amBreakfast

  • 7:30 am-8:15 amLearning Labs (Short Tutorials on Specific Topics)

  • 8:30 am-9:30 amBREAKOUT SESSIONS
     

    Expanding Your Reach with Wiley Marketing (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Jason Ingram, Manager of Digital Services; Dena Mayo, Manager of Business Development

    Discover creative and innovative ways to break into markets, differentiate yourself, or

    maintain and grow your business leveraging Wiley assets. We’ll cover the three critical

    areas to emphasize in your marketing that will guide your audience to action while

    humanizing your brand.
     

     

    Empowering Your Practitioner Community Through Education (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Yvonne Johnson, Director, Education; Jeanne Bril, Trainer

    Building a vibrant, knowledgeable community of practitioners will empower and,

    ultimately, transform your client organizations. Whether you are aiming for an

    amazing participant learning opportunity, a meaningful hiring manager experience,

    or seeking to drive cultural transformation, Wiley Education programs will deliver. In

    this session, we will explore how you can get the best results from our solutions, and

    we’ll provide ideas and examples to help you grow your business through building a

    practitioner community. This session will inspire you to imagine how you can create new

    opportunities for your clients.
     

     

    Ramp up Your Business with Five Behaviors® Personal-Development (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Reed Steele, Instructional Designer and Trainer; Holly Allen, Director of Partner Engagement

  • 9:30 am-10:00 amBREAK

  • 10:00 am-11:00 amBREAKOUT SESSIONS
     

    Expanding Your Reach with Wiley Marketing (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Jason Ingram, Manager of Digital Services; Dena Mayo, Manager of Business Development
     

     

    Empowering Your Practitioner Community Through Education (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Yvonne Johnson, Director, Education; Jeanne Bril, Trainer

     

    Everything DiSC® Agile EQ SNEAK PEEK: Creating a Change-Ready Workforce (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Dr. Mark Scullard, Senior Director, Product Innovation; Cara Hoch, Associate Manager, Product Innovation

  • 11:15 am-12:15 pmBREAKOUT SESSIONS
     

    Expanding Your Reach with Wiley Marketing (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Jason Ingram, Manager of Digital Services; Dena Mayo, Manager of Business Development
     

     

    Empowering Your Practitioner Community Through Education (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Yvonne Johnson, Director, Education; Jeanne Bril, Trainer

     

    Grow Your PXT Select™ Business with the Full Suite of Reports (Session Repeated)

    Presenters: Crystal Thomas, Client Services Manager; John Bradford, Senior Consultant

  • 12:15 pm-12:45 pm• LUNCH

  • 12:45 pm-1:45 pm•  KEYNOTE: AMY JO MARTIN, FOUNDER AND CEO, DIGITAL ROYALTY
     

    Amy Jo is the author of New York Times best-seller Renegades Write the Rules, and

    host of the Why Not Now? podcast. She founded Digital Royalty in 2009 to help

    corporations, celebrities, and sports entities humanize their brands online through social

    communication channels. Amy Jo has worked closely with world-renowned brands such

    as Hilton Worldwide, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Shaquille O’Neal to successfully

    humanize their presence. Her motto: humans connect with humans, not logos.
     

    With a social media following of more than 1 million people, Amy Jo was named the third

    most powerful woman on Twitter by Forbes. Amy Jo has developed a passion for helping

    women thrive in business leadership. She is currently spending her time researching the

    relationship between technology and humanity. She is also investing in other female

    entrepreneurs so they can reach their full potential.

  • 1:45 pm-2:00 pm•  CLOSING
     

Time is flying!