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Reinvent Yourself


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Reinvent Yourself Lunch n' Learn
Destination – NEW YOU – Journey Essentials

It’s time to take charge of your life! If you want to see a change for the better, you must take control. Be decisive and responsible. You control your own happiness, your own destiny. Empower yourself to live the life you deserve.

Your professional career and personal life will take many shapes throughout your lifetime. During her career, Carol Van Vreede has become an expert on assessing the change evolution that’s required to be successful during times of transition. To reinvent yourself is no longer an option but a necessity to guarantee long-term success in today’s fast-paced environment.

Learn how to not just adopt, but thrive through this change and better prepare yourself; learn about Destination – NEW YOU – Journey Essentials.

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Reinvent Yourself

  1. 1. Carol Van Vreede Chief Executive Officer Skyline Exhibit Resource
  2. 2. High School  Reserved and quiet  Extremely studious  Played 3 sports for all 4 years
  3. 3. College  Reinvention time  Believe in yourself, that others will believe too  Optimism can be contagious and powerful  Graduated from UW Oshkosh in 1988  BBA in Marketing and HR
  4. 4. Career Heritage Insurance American Cancer Society NWTC Skyline Exhibits
  5. 5. Skyline- The Early Years…
  6. 6. 2000-2008  Growth Period  From 1 to 24 Employees  Office Space Expansion  Addition of In-House Graphic Print Production
  7. 7. 2008  Construction of the New Office  Groundbreaking- June 2008  Construction Completed Dec. 22nd, 2008 “If you build it, they will come”
  8. 8. New Exhibit Lines
  9. 9. New Products Offered Exhibit Storage and Asset Management Interior Design Museums Retail Stores Flooring Vehicle Wraps
  10. 10. Interior Design  Wall murals
  11. 11. Vehicle Graphics
  12. 12. YOU!
  13. 13. Who are you? Job Family Relationship Personality traits Physical characteristics
  14. 14. How well do you know yourself? Morally? Ethically? Physically? Intellectually?
  15. 15. Know where you want to go….
  16. 16. Know where you are NOW…
  17. 17. Be honest with yourself. Identify specifically what you want to change.
  18. 18. People that exude magnetic confidence, are people who are comfortable with who they are now, and where they are going tomorrow. They are disciples of constant improvement, constantly checking:
  19. 19. What they are doing?
  20. 20. Who are they doing it with?
  21. 21. Are they supporting their goals and objectives?
  22. 22. They have little patience or time for people that drag down the average.
  23. 23. LIVE YOUR LIFE!
  24. 24. Control your future!
  25. 25. Questions for you to ask yourself…
  26. 26. In your life right now, what would you rather be doing?
  27. 27. In your life 24 months from now, what would you rather be doing?
  28. 28. What would you like to be doing less of that you’re doing now?
  29. 29. What would you like to be doing more of that you’re doing now?
  30. 30. In the next 6 months, what would you like to do that you’ve never done before?
  31. 31. Over the past 12 months:
  32. 32. How and where have you grown?
  33. 33. Who have you proactively added to your life that has made a difference in you?
  34. 34. What have you quit, decreased that has improved your life?
  35. 35. What new activity, focus, habit have you added that has improved your life?
  36. 36. Where you are 2 years from today is directly tied to what you are willing to start right now!
  38. 38. Think about this…
  39. 39. To a great degree, everything exist in your head, and you allowed it to be there.
  40. 40. How you perceive of your experiences and then how you act on them actually defines YOUR reality.
  41. 41. YOU make your life happen.
  42. 42. Be completely and totally invested in the present moment…
  43. 43. What you are doing…
  44. 44. Who you are talking to…
  45. 45. Who you are listening to…
  46. 46. What you are thinking…
  47. 47. Define YOU!
  49. 49. If you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
  50. 50. To affect the outcome of anything, you must control the action at the point of decision making.
  51. 51. When you control the decisions, you control the actions.
  52. 52. If not YOU, who?
  53. 53. If not NOW, when?
  55. 55. Your thoughts will cause you to be rich or poor, loved or unloved, happy or miserable, attractive or unattractive, powerful or weak.
  56. 56. Think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
  57. 57. What you project yourself to be, you can become!
  58. 58. Have the courage to confront what you can imagine.
  59. 59. Reality is something you can rise above.
  60. 60. Courage is resistance to fear and mastery of fear…
  61. 61. Courage is not the absence of fear.
  62. 62. Visualize what you want.
  63. 63. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build.
  65. 65. To realize the value of one year, ask a student who failed a grade.
  66. 66. To realize the value of one month, ask a mother who gave birth to a premature baby.
  67. 67. To realize the value of one week, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper.
  68. 68. To realize the value of one day, ask the cancer patient awaiting diagnosis.
  69. 69. To realize the value of one hour, ask a child waiting to go to Chuck E. Cheese.
  70. 70. To realize the value of one minute, ask the person who missed the plane.
  71. 71. To realize the value of one second, ask the person who just avoided an accident.
  72. 72. To realize the value of one millisecond, ask the person who came in 4th in the Olympics.
  73. 73. Invest your time well!
  74. 74. The most powerful words to raise your confidence and gain the support of people around you is…
  76. 76. All systems say GO!
  77. 77. Overcome emotional reliance on other people’s approval!
  78. 78. Self Actualization
  79. 79. I am one of the friendliest people you’ll ever know…
  80. 80. I am the most enthusiastic people in the room…
  81. 81. I am the most helpful person in town…
  82. 82. I really love to talk to people…
  83. 83. I will ask for what I want…
  84. 84. I will make every encounter memorable…
  85. 85. I will always think and hesitate before answering…
  86. 86. I will appreciate and celebrate all that I have…
  87. 87. I will get over it quickly and bounce back…
  88. 88. I’m going to have a great time today…
  89. 89. I will remind myself that THESE ARE THE GOOD OLD DAYS!!!
  90. 90. In closing, keep in mind this isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon.
  91. 91. Understand that you can not afford the luxury of a negative thought about anything.
  92. 92. Have patience, empathy and confidence.
  93. 93. Find enjoyment, challenge, adventure and opportunity in every thing you do.
  94. 94. Celebrate various steps on your journey.
  95. 95. Believe in yourself and the greater good.
  96. 96. Let your dreams always outweigh your memories!