September 16, 2014 - Darlene Templeton

Career Development Series – Members Only Event:

Join Us for Lunch at the Fleming’s Steakhouse at the Domain with Speaker Darlene Templeton

Topic “RAMP UP Your Leadership Skills – Do You Want To Take Your Leadership Skills to the Next Level?”
Date Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse at the Domain
Speaker Darlene Templeton, CEO – Templeton and Associates

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 Topic Description:
Navigating the business world can be difficult, whether you are a professional, a business owner or working in the corporate world.  Effective leaders must continue to identify, develop and sharpen their own leadership skills for both personal and professional growth.  Outstanding leaders know how to skillfully inspire, motivate, and empower others to do their very best and create a team that will achieve outstanding success.This interactive, fun and fast paced presentation will provide you the tools so that you can:

  • Enhance your existing leadership skills
  • Improve your personal performance
  • Communicate and engage with others more effectively
  • Identify  actions to move forward
  • Achieve greater success, personally and professionally

At the close of the session, you will be ready to take immediate and decisive actions, and you will walk away with tips, techniques and strategies to continue to RAMP IT UP,  grow your leadership skills and achieve extraordinary results.

About Darlene Templeton:

darlene-150x150Darlene Templeton has the experience, the wisdom and the natural ability to empower businesses and professionals to achieve their greatest potential! She is the CEO and founder of Templeton & Associates, an executive coach, professional speaker, trainer and author. She brings her 36 years of experience at IBM, to her work and provides a level of mastery that is unparalleled. Darlene specializes in leadership and transformation for professionals, specifically for those who want to make a greater impact personally and professionally. Her proven success with businesses gives executives and professionals the tools to effectively navigate through dynamic transformations and challenges, increasing employee engagement while enhancing their performance, leadership skills and ability to achieve extraordinary results.

For over 30 years she managed local and global cross-functional teams in multiple areas of IBM. During her career she has been in charge of projects ranging from $100K to over $350M. She has a background in consulting, operations, sales management, organizational change, human resources, international sales & marketing, strategy & behavior change, business transformation leadership, worldwide project management, business partner management and middle/executive management. She was known as the “fixer”, the person who could provide solution-based strategies to unsolvable issues both inside the company, across industries, and with her clients.

Darlene is also a sought after speaker and trainer with a special talent for easily connecting with audiences and workshop participants, creating immediate feelings of trust and integrity. Gifted with humor and a natural-born storyteller, her presentation style is exceptionally enthusiastic, energizing and fun! She has been called the “high octane” energy source in the room, and is entertaining, motivational and inspirational. Customizing each and every program for her audience she leaves her clients and participants empowered with the tips, tools and strategies for leadership, personal and professional excellence, and unparalleled success.

Darlene is the Managing Director of The Austin Leading Ladies Gr8 Women Leaders Program. The program is a six-month leadership development and coaching program designed for professional women who are committed to leadership growth and goal achievement. This elite group of like-minded women gathers monthly for a facilitated, interactive workshop that focuses on leadership development, learning, and accountability.

Darlene is a published author, a Certified Professional Coactive Coach (CPCC) through Coaches Training Institute, (CTI), completed the one year Leadership Program at CTI, is on the Faculty of Organizational Coaching at CTI, Certified through International Coaching Federation (ICF), and is Certified Master Dream Coach through Dream University.

Darlene is very active in the community and is on the board of Texas Women in Business (TWIB) and has the Coaching, Mentoring and Resources programs for the organization. She is the Mentoring Chairman for the Austin Human Resources Managers Association (AHRMA). Darlene is also very active with Dress for Success and other charities in the area

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