November 10, 2017 from

10:00-  2:00 pm PM EST
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2017 IIDA Carolina's Chapter Knowledge Forum 

Date:  November 10, 2017


Liesbet Trappenburg

9:45 am Registration

10:00AM-11:00AM- Course 1: 

  • You Are Not Your Job! Preventing Burn Out For Sustainable Work/Life Balance - .1 IDCEC  - CEU 106565

11:30 AM- 12:30 PM- Lunch

1:00PM-2:00PM - Course 2: 

  • Intuitive Leadership & Decision-Making - .1 IDCEC  - CEU 106566
Course 1:   You Are Not Your Job!
Preventing Burn Out For Sustainable Work/Life Balance 
Your most important “product” is your creativity. Clients and employers expect innovative and creative solutions to their complex design problems and depend upon you to deliver results.  
It’s critical, therefore, to be good stewards of your most precious resources: your time, creativity, and energy. Learn how to cultivate inspiration and manage time wisely with a healthy work/life balance based on core values and a visionary outlook.  Without it, you quickly burn out and produce mediocre results.
Sustainable design is not just a trend in the built environment, but a lifestyle that can maximize your talents and personal fulfillment through a renewable and inspired process.  
Through interactive lecture, small group discussion, worksheets, real-life stories and games in a lively and organized format, attendees will:  
• Analyze the direct correlation between sustainable design concepts, creativity and work/life balance.
• Discuss time as a non-renewable resource and its impact
• Identify & reclaim core values to properly apply time management tools.
• Create a personal benchmark and action plan for defining “success.”
• Increase camaraderie through accountability.
Course 2:   Intuitive Leadership & Decision-Making 
In today’s world, it’s not enough to “solve” problems. As the thought-leader Daniel Pink explains, finding and anticipating problems are more valuable skills than solving them. This new skill set requires holistic thinking and decision-making that is not linear in nature.  
Tackle “information overload” and be decisive, not overwhelmed! It’s difficult and stressful keeping up with technology and client deadlines.
Through interactive lecture, small group exercises and personal worksheets, learn how to use, strengthen, and trust intuitive skills to make fast and accurate decisions in your career and personal lives.  
Seminar attendees will:
• Discern the differences between instinct, impulse, emotion & intuition.
• Identify and test intuitive styles to gain confidence in their use.
• Discuss obstacles to using intuition in the workplace.
• Apply a 3-step intuitive process to anticipate project challenges.
• Create an inspired and effective action plan based on intuitive decisions that accurately reflect and support your highest goals.
Register Now! ** After Registration you will recive an email with a Survey Link. Please fill out the link prior to the presentation. Liesbet will use the infomation collected to direct her presentation. 

 Dutch-born, Liesbet Trappenburg has corporate experience in advertising, sales, marketing, and management positions in Fortune 500 companies including Irving Trust Bank and Eastman Kodak. Her previous position as VP of Sales with Eastpak, Inc. took her to Europe and Canada where she observed other cultures' values regarding work/life balance.  In 1995, Liesbet left her corporate job to start her own company, Windmill Worldwide. She offers compelling keynote speeches, seminars, and company retreats to interior designers, architects, industry vendors and corporate executives.  She's inspired real changes for members in a variety of organizations such as IIDA, IFMA, ASID, NKBA, IDEC, IIDEX Canada, BUILDEX Canada, Callison Architecture, DuPont, Antron/Invista, Steelcase, Allsteel, LEES/Mohawk, METROCON-Dallas, Collins College of Design, AARP, Seattle Children’s Hospital, the Art Institute, US Federal Courts, Metropolis Magazine, Gensler Architecture, and the Boeing Co. A popular ASID Distinguished Speaker, Liesbet delivers relevant content in a lively, provocative, and organized format with relatable anecdotes, insights, and humor. Education: B.A. Political Science-cum laude; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.