SAGE Show 2017: Mentoring: Moving Yourself and Your Employees Forward
Mentoring relationships are dynamic, reciprocal, and personal relationships that pass on a professional legacy. Discover benefits of mentoring, guidelines to establish a mentor-protégée relationship, and different types of communication styles. In this interactive seminar with Claire Billingsley, learn various approaches a mentor might use—from coaching and counseling to training and educating. Use this opportunity to strengthen your knowledge base and improve your communication skills through new ideas and different perspectives.
Certified Franchise Executive and Consultant
Billingsley Consulting Group is a training and communications firm designed to help businesses, associations, and educational institutions grow through personal and professional development. Claire Billingsley has experience coaching managers on social and communication skills, leadership skills, time management and organizational skills, personnel management, as well as personal and professional development. Claire held leadership and management positions with Sylvan Learning Systems, FASTSIGNS International, and TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy.
With over 20 years of business experience, she learned the strategies and skills necessary to lead, manage, and motivate employees spread all over the world. Claire is a graduate of Emporia State University, a Certified Franchise Executive through the International Franchise Association and a trained executive business coach. She is an active Board member and previous Chairman of the Board at The University of North Texas Professional Leadership Program, College of Business.
Calling on her background in Improvisational comedy, Claire’s keynote speeches, breakout sessions and training workshops use participatory-style training methods that teach practical knowledge and skills through highly interactive methodologies and real life business lessons. Claire’s programs take the skills and guiding principles taught through improvisational comedy and demonstrates how they transfer to the workplace. Her techniques help individuals and organizations foster innovation, build confidence, take initiative, improve communication skills, collaborate, take risks and enhance creativity.
In 2010, Claire was named one of the “Top 25 Women to Watch” in Dallas by the Dallas Business Journal. Claire is a published author of “Circle Up”, “The Owners’ Guide”, and most recently, “Spirit Fed Entrepreneur”, which in two days reached the Amazon Best Sellers List.
In September, 206, Claire will launch her Internet TV show “Coffee with Claire…Love, Laughter and Lightness in the Morning”. It will be aired live at 9 am CST on Friday mornings and be carried on demand on Hulu, Comcast, and Apple TV.