Barb Vlacich

Hyperfocus: Productivity in a World of Distraction | 2019 Session

The research is clear: the state of our attention determines the state of our lives. Yet our attention has never been as overwhelmed or in-demand as it is today. We’ve never been so busy while accomplishing so little, and we’ve grown increasingly uncomfortable with a lack of stimulation and distraction. This engaging workshop is a practical guide to managing your attention—the most powerful resource you have to get stuff done, become more creative, and live a meaningful life. Attendees will walk away with actionable tips to: Read More

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2016 Session | Innovative Women Pushing Boundaries: Strategies for Risk Taking and Long Lasting Success

Process and procedure is leaving folks with zero time for innovative thinking or valuable work within organizations. Stuck in the land of status quo, we’ve forgotten how to think and are trapped between complexity and complacency. This session will feature innovative women who are pushing the boundaries today and having success. Sharing their personal stories, attendees will learn how to:

  • Establish a climate that embraces smart risk and invites sustainable growth;
  • Identify and eliminate barriers to progressive thinking; and
  • Gain confidence to push the limits.

With a blend of inspiration and practical tools, attendees will be armed to start a revolution that awakens the ability for yourself and others to think, innovate, grow and push the boundaries to challenge convention and achieve success. Read More

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