The second annual Women's Leadership Express conference at Bismarck State College broadens women's concept of their value as leaders.
BSC's Continuing Education, Training & Innovation division offers this information and networking conference Tuesday, April 5. Sessions are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the National Energy Center of Excellence on campus.
Jody Urquhart leads two keynote sessions on "The Nerve to Serve: Say Hello to Humor and Good-bye to Burnout!" and "Follow Me, I'm Right Behind You! How to Lead and Influence Others." She will show how humor helps maintain control, balance and perspective and the power of influence.
Urquhart's book, "All Work and No Say," helps individuals gain more meaning and satisfaction from their work. She also writes a syndicated column on "Joy of Work," published in more than 40 magazine and trade journals.
During breakout sessions, Carol Cashman, BSC associate professor of speech, will discuss ways to spell the fear of public speaking and make a speech interesting and memorable. Irene Tschider will show concepts and tips for dressing for success. Cindy Solberg will use Microsoft Excel to demonstrate the best way to present information.