From Surviving to Thriving... One Decision at a Time

What if all the challenges, fears, and frustrations of this past year have actually given you a glimpse of your true growth potential?  In this engaging talk, organizational psychologist, and #1 best-selling author Nick Tasler will show you an elegantly simple 3-part decision framework for using this exact season of change to accelerate unprecedented growth in your practice, your career, and your life.

Over the last 20 years, Nick has helped leaders and entrepreneurs around the globe unlock their transformational leadership potential…one decision at a time. His flagship program has been experienced as a keynote or an interactive workshop by tens of thousands of leaders from London to Lagos, Boston to Bangkok, and San Francisco to Santiago, including everyone from Fortune 500 executives and top-producing sales teams to healthcare providers and entrepreneurs. In this exciting experience, you will discover how to…

Make good decisions faster with an elegantly simple 3-part framework.

-      Bridge the gap between strategy & execution.

-      Use a Decision Pulse to instantly align your team for growth & transformation.

-      Leverage an “Anti-You” to quickly and easily improve snap judgments during periods of change & uncertainty. 

-      Stay in a confident, creative, and decisive mindset all day, every day.

-      Identify and kill “important” projects that are distract you from your true growth potential. 

-      Discover your strategic differentiator -- the thing that makes your practice truly special to your clients. 

Anna_Liotta_Head_Shot_CTC1.jpg Nick Tasler

Nick Tasler is an internationally acclaimed thought leader, organizational psychologist and the #1 best-selling author of four counter-intuitive books on the art and science of making decisions and leading change. He is a Leadership Columnist for the Harvard Business Review, a guest lecturer at the Wharton School and his work has been featured by The New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, NPR, BBC, NBC, CBS and other leading media outlets around the world. Nick’s original insights and dynamic style have benefited the world’s most respected organizations ranging from General Electric and JP Morgan Chase to Microsoft, Wells Fargo, the Royal Bank of Canada, and Yale University.

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High_Res_HEADSHOT_2016.jpg   Dr. Michelle Karume, DMFT

  Passionate about Marriage and Family Therapy Michelle runs a private practice, is a full-time faculty member at the United States           International University-Africa and is currently the program Lead for the Ma MFT. With a background in Program Development, Michelle also develops Masters and Doctorate level MFT programs.


High_Res_HEADSHOT_2016.jpg Dr. John Souza, LMFT
Dr. John Souza, Jr. is an LMFT (Hawai'i and Minnesota), a Clinical Fellow/Approved Supervisor with AAMFT, and an adjunct faculty at Hawaii Community College/University of Hawai'i and Northcentral University. He is the president of the Hawaiian Islands Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and AAMFT Leadership Certificate graduate. Clinically he specializes in working with adolescents, their families, and young adult couples. 

High_Res_HEADSHOT_2016.jpg Vishwani Ram-Souza, LMFT

Vishwani (Deepa) Ram-Souza, LMFT serves the Hilo community in a co-owned private practice: Elemental Guidance, LLC.  She is currently completing her PhD at CIIS and hopes to introduce a new meta-paradigmatic model (inclusive of mind, body, and spirit) into contemporary Western mental-medical healthcare approaches.

High_Res_HEADSHOT_2016.jpg Ulash Thakore-Dunlap

Ulash Thakore-Dunlap is full-time faculty and Director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion at the Wright Institute MA Counseling Psychology Program in California. In addition, Ulash maintains a private practice in San Francisco supporting BIPOC communities and emerging leaders.

Gen Z

Copy_of_sarah-headshots-52.jpg Susan Sladek
Sarah Sladek is a best-selling author, speaker, and CEO. Since 2002, her life's work has been dedicated to helping organizations engage future generations of members and talent. A former business journalist, Sarah started out researching the shift in human capital in great detail, seeking to pinpoint what was causing sharp declines in membership and employee engagement and to identify the solutions to each. Within a few years, she became a leading researcher of generational shifts and change management. Her five books include The End of Membership As We Know It, which has remained a best-seller for 9 years. Her latest book, Talent Generation, is based on several years of research and identifies the core strategies essential to engaging today’s talent.

In addition to authoring books, Sarah has launched several successful ventures. She is the founder and CEO of XYZ University, a future-focused management consulting firm, and the founder of the Save the Associations, a virtual conference and web show. She co-produced the first interactive course to help associations develop a future-focused membership strategy, and founded the nation’s first conference focused entirely on bridging talent and leadership gaps in the workforce. In 2017, Sarah was named a Talent Economy Influencer by Talent Management magazine. Her expertise has been prominently featured in international media, and she has keynoted events worldwide. Backed by years of experience and supported by solid research, Sarah remains committed to helping organizations plan for their futures, engage younger generations, and prosper in the new economy.