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CREW Detroit Professional Development Boot Camp

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CREW Detroit Professional Development Boot Camp
April 12 @ 5:00 pm - April 13 @ 1:00 pm
$250 - 2 days by 3/16
$150 - single day
The Westin Southfield
1500 Town Center
Southfield,MI48075United States

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Registration closes Thursday, April 5, 2018.


Date | Time | Location

Thursday, April 12 – Friday, April 13, 2018
5:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Westin Southfield
1500 Town Center
Southfield, MI  48075


Program Details

This two-day workshop focuses on both personal and professional growth.  The event will include a keynote speaker Thursday evening and break out sessions on Friday morning.  This is a members only event providing members with an opportunity to access high level facilitators and in-depth discussions pertinent to one’s personal and professional growth.  With the financial support of CREW Detroit, this member benefit offers high quality programming at a significantly reduced cost.
Thursday, April 12th, 2018
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm  //  Arrival, Check-In, Cocktails & Networking
6:00 pm – 6:15 pm  //  Welcome Announcements & Boot Camp Overview
6:15 pm – 7:00 pm  //  Dinner
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm  //  Guest Speaker – Anthony Huey
8:30 pm – 9:00 pm  //  Wrap Up / Social Time – Cocktails & Networking

Friday, April 13th 2018
7:00 am – 8:00 am  //  CREW Wake Up – Walk / Jog / Yoga
8:00 am – 9:00 am  //  Breakfast
8:45 am – 9:00 am  //  Welcome Announcements & Boot Camp Overview
9:00 am – 10:30 am  // Breakout Session #1 (Pick One)
10:45 am – 12:15 pm  // Breakout Session #2 (Pick One)


KEYNOTE – Perception is reality with Anthony Huey, Reputation Management Associates-Communicate Clearly

We know perception trumps reality and first impressions always matter.  In reality, we are leaders.  And we want to be perceived that way!  Learn pragmatic keys to drive perception to reality.   Start the Boot Camp off with a game changer!

Public Speaking – Making your message memorable with Anthony Huey, Reputation Management Associates-Communicate Clearly

Description: Stand up, stand out and stand apart. Public speaking…one of America’s greatest fears. Studies show those who succeed in life are great communicators.  This session provides valuable insights as to how deliver memorable messages and become a dynamic communicator!

Communications/Difficult Conversations with Sherene McHenry, Relational Leadership Expert-Fully Engaged, LLC

Description: Many people prefer to avoid tough conversations. Effective individuals skillfully navigate and effectively address conflicts that naturally arise when managing and interacting with others. Learn how to lead tough conversations, hold people accountable and argue productively.  These skills can help you create high functioning teams and work environments.

Emotional Intelligence and Social Intelligence (ESI) with Therese Peace-Agboh, Vice President of Talent and Culture-Kirco

Description: Learn about the role of ESI in leadership and career planning. This session will have a direct link between business perspectives and the behaviors necessary to enhance and maintain corporate credibility. The ESI session will reinforce the importance of enhanced self-awareness, practicing new behaviors and creating learning partnerships that will provide ongoing feedback and support.

Branding Yourself | Cultivating your Leadership Image with Joscelyn Davis, President and Chief Strategist-JADE Strategies

Description: “Seven seconds is the average time it takes to make a first impression”.  Discover how to control personal footprints, impress, influence and inspire.  Make your brand memorable!


Earlybird Discount –  by March 16:
$250 – 2 days; $150 – single day

After March 16:
$300 – 2 days; $150 – single day

Hotel Accommodations
Rooms at The Westin Southfield for CREW Members $169.00/night
Call to Reserve: (248) 827-4000

Registration cost includes dinner and drinks Thursday evening and breakfast on Friday morning.


Speaker and Presenters

Anthony Huey:  Keynote Speaker and Break-Out Session Leader: Public Speaking
President at Reputation Management, LLC
Anthony is a highly-rated international speaker and communications consultant offering session attendees pragmatic communications tools, tips and techniques they can use immediately. Anthony’s career includes tenures as a news reporter, magazine senior editor, crisis management specialist, media relations consultant and executive speech coach. Anthony has presented nearly 2,500 keynote speeches, workshops and seminars on a number of timely communications topics that executives can immediately incorporate into their professional and personal lives.

Sherene McHenry: Break-Out Session Leader: Communications/Difficult Conversations
Principal, Sherene McHenry, Ph.D., LPC
Sherene earned a PhD in counselor education. Upon graduation, she invested 18.5 years as a graduate professor before leaving to embark in her career as a full-time public speaker and an author. Sherene is passionate about empowering audiences to understand themselves and others better so they can create healthier relationships, happier lives and greater success. Sherene is an international public speaker who keynotes for academic business and professional organizations. Sherene is the author of “Navigate: Understanding the Five Types of People”. and “Pick: Choose to Create a Life You Love.”.

Therese Peace Agboh: Break-Out Session Leader: Emotional Intelligence
KIRCO, Vice President – Talent & Culture
A leader in executive development, leadership and career development, Therese has a unique talent for compassionately motivating leaders to understand their organization’s culture, take responsibility for their growth and facilitate change that makes a positive difference. Therese’s style has been described as focused, approachable and supportive. Therese provides leadership consulting for her clients, which includes coaching and leading development training. Therese has coached and consulted with various levels of management across all disciplines and for a variety of industries, including financial, pharmaceutical, automotive, healthcare and non-profit organizations.

Joscelyn A. Davis: Break-Out Session Leader: Branding Yourself
President and Chief Strategist, JADE Strategies
Joscelyn has more than 25 years of proven experience in strategic planning, organizational strategy and leadership coaching related to several key leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors. As communications manager for a global re-insurance company, Joscelyn gained competency in business start-ups and contributed to that company’s top industry placement by launching a highly successful, strategic marketing program. In other positions prior to returning to Michigan, Joscelyn gained expertise in strategic planning, corporate communications, issue management and leadership training.