Christie Dames discusses Where Did My Mojo Go? Energy Management for Maximum Personal R.O.I..
Energy vampires - individuals or organizations that take excessive amounts of energy without giving anything in return - are a hidden epidemic of modern life. Dames argues that invisible toxins rob our brain of its natural vitality and diminish productivity.
She will offer ten strategies for overcoming and transforming blocks to peak performance in all aspects of your life- The Commonwealth Club of California
Christie Dames is a cofounder and partner at TechTalk/Studio. Ms. Dames’ specialty is helping executives to unearth the "invisible" blocks to personal and professional accomplishment, discover their own authentic "personal capital" and tailor their messages to the audiences that matter. She also utilizes her unique approach to professional "matchmaking", bringing together people and ideas and creating unexpected connections, mutually beneficial relationships and revealing new hybrid insights which create unforeseen potentialities.
In 1996 Ms. Dames created the first technology speakers bureau for the Niehaus Ryan Group, which was dedicated to strategically placing leaders and visionaries before rapidly growing audiences in the evolving technology arena. Her clients included then start-ups Yahoo! and MapQuest, as well as Apple Computer for the iMac launch.
Earlier in her career Ms. Dames developed public/private partnerships, including creating the pilot program for the San Francisco Business Improvement District featured on CNN and C-SPAN.
Ms. Dames sits on the board of the Business and Leadership Forum for the Commonwealth Club of California.
With an international background in cross-cultural communications and linguistics, Kevin O'Malley applies unique training and coaching skills, as well as partnership building, to the world of corporate speaking and events.
His approach successfully brings disciplines such as deconstruction and semiotics into executive development and face-to-face interactions with targeted audiences.
Building on a background in video, multi-media and event production for clients including Atari, The Gap, Clorox, Hay Consulting, Kingsford Charcoal, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Goodwill Industries, and Foote Cone Belding. O'Malley works both ends of a speaking event, from creative content and presentation to working directly with conference producers and meeting planners to create optimum on-site experiences.
Educated at Cornell University, Magna Cum Laude with graduate studies at l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.