WACA has put together a three-part webinar Professional Development series to improve skillsets and knowledge base in the areas of stress management, relationship building, and communication. The tools that will be discussed can be applied to support people in everyday life and in the workplace.

Peak Performance and Conquering Adversity

May 20th | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Success in business and life takes mental toughness and an ability to handle stress and pressure - especially during a pandemic. Fortunately, the same tools that athletes use to stay mentally focused, emotionally strong, and physically energized can be harnessed to help you to meet adversity with your best.

In this program you will learn to harness your powerful internal resources so you can exceed your own expectations and thrive even in difficult situations. Far beyond a presentation on merely “positive thinking,” this seminar gives you the tools to ramp up your performance while lowering your stress level. Give yourself the gift of a fuller, richer, and more productive life. Turn stress into success.

Key Topics:

  • Why stress is good for you
  • What is the mind-body connection and how to use it
  • 2 skills that elevate your performance and increase your energy level
  • 7 secrets of getting to sleep each night, and staying asleep
  • Overcoming “information overload”

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Communicating with Diplomacy and Power  

May 27th | 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Communicating with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism profoundly impacts your ability to influence and negotiate with others. Diplomacy builds rapport on both personal and professional levels and increases your stature in the eyes of the listener. Expanding your communication skills will put you on the fast track to success.

Using a process known as Push/Pull Communication this course will give you the power to strategically plan your communication and to be a highly effective communicator. Push/Pull Communication will give you the tools you need to send messages that are clear and impactful and to better understand what other people are trying to say.

Key Topics:

  • How to push and when to pull when it comes to communication
  • Strategically planning communication to increase clarity and influence
  • Recognizing and responding to the major communication styles
  • The 3 most important tools in every communication situation

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Building Rapport and Strengthening Relationships

June 3rd | 10 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 

No matter what industry you work in or what service you provide, everyone is in the relationship-building business. In the long run, the key maximizing success and minimizing conflict comes from knowing how to build and maintain strong relationships.

Working with the concepts of Emotional Intelligence, this program will offer you insights into the motivations, drives and needs of others so you can develop relationships based on trust, mutual respect and understanding.

Key Topics:

  • Understanding the value of emotional intelligence
  • The 6 traits of all emotionally intelligent people
  • How to establish rapport and create loyalty in your most important relationships
  • Repairing damaged relationships

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About the Presenter: John Zulli

John Zulli

John Zulli is an author, speaker, and seminar leader specializing in topics on leadership, communication, and peak performance. For almost 30 years, John has created and delivered programs for private sector companies such as Verizon, HBO, and Capital One, and government entities including NASA and Walter Reed Medical Center, to name a few. An independent survey of more than 50,000 people who attended John Zulli's programs found that 98% of them rated his content and delivery style as "Excellent."

Holding a Ph.D. in Holistic Health, John has worked with Olympic caliber athletes, professional golfers, CEO's and everyday people to uncover their potential and perform at their peak level.

John’s immensely varied life experience and coaching allow him to positively influence his clients' personalities, communication, and interpersonal dynamics with the intent of helping achieve their life goals. John has earned the expertise to speak on a variety of business topics and gains the respect of the audience as he teaches them how to turn stress into success.