Talks & Training
KMW Catalyst offers tangible leadership skills-based, empowerment, and motivational presentations designed to educate and build confidence. Most topics can be delivered as a talk or workshop. We also offer The Catalyst Collectives, which are curated group consultative coaching, training, and facilitation experiences around select topics for BIPOC, women, and employee resource groups. Contact us to customize a presentation for you. Click here for Speaker Profile.
The Power of 1 in 7.5 Billion: The Importance of Authenticity in Personal Branding
We are all living, breathing representations of our personal brands. In this talk, we will learn that embracing and owning every part of us is essential to authentically showing up in the world – flaws, strengths, failures, wins.
The Paradigm Shift: Leading Innovation through Fear & Failure
Fear. Uncertainty. Resistance. Innovation is uncomfortable. It encounters roadblocks, naysayers, and doubt. However, discomfort provides the best runway for evolutionary revolution required to perpetuate change within ourselves and organizations. We will explore how to transform challenges into opportunities for innovation.
Audience: Business Owners, Managers & Leaders at all levels
The Human Leadership Paradigm
The first step in being an effective leader of other humans is the development of your own self-awareness. Understanding your sphere of influence, challenging your limiting beliefs, and operating in organic authenticity are the keys to how impactful leaders show up for themselves and those they lead.
Audience: Leaders at all level
Navigating Difficult Conversations with other Humans
Interacting with other humans can be complex, complicated, and, at times, infuriating. Situations will inevitably arise that are mired in conflict. In this talk, we will review how to identify symptoms of difficult conversations and identify strategies to engage.
On My Own Terms: Defining Your Own Success Model
Media, society, and even family and friends may have us believe there is one definition of success. And, if you are not living that fantasy, you are failing. In this talk, we will cover the importance of creating your own definition of success to maintain your sanity and live your best life.
Igniting Your Power Movement: Custom Designing Your Career from Day One
We all have more power and influence in life than we sometimes give ourselves credit for. This applies to our career trajectory as well. In this talk, we will discuss strategies to design a career with purpose and passion.
Increase Sales by Selling to Humans, Not Robots
Many times we equate sales with being “salesy” and creating a false persona to trick people into buying from us. However, to successfully employ the marketing concept of ‘Know Like Trust’, authenticity must be at its core. In this talk, we will explore how and why authenticity, value, and purpose are essential elements to a fruitful sales career.
Audience: Business Owners & Salespeople
Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Leading Remote Teams Effectively
Love it or hate it, the era of remote work has taken root. In this talk, we will delve into the six essential truths that all remote leaders need to know, the common challenges remote teams face, how to build trust as well as best styles and approaches for remote environments. Engaging your team effectively will be the difference between absence makes the heart grow fonder or out of sight, out of mind.
Audience: Remote Leaders & Teams
The Emotionally Intelligent Leader
Whether you believe that leaders are born, made, or evolve naturally, the humanity of leadership is predicated upon empathetic actions to co-create spaces to thrive. In this talk, we discuss while operating with emotional intelligence is not a “soft skill”, but a required mindset.
Audience: Leaders at all levels
Built for Change: Being Resilient in the Midst of Uncertainty
Change is the one thing that never changes. But, how leaders pivot, swivel, adapt and pirouette separates the good from the great. In this talk, we will explore what it takes to lead employees successfully through VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous) environments.
Audience: Leaders at all levels
The Value of Intrapreneurship: How an Ownership Mindset Transforms the Workplace
The stereotypes and realities of the banal nature of large organizations are prevalent. In this talk, we will explore why building a culture of intrapreneurship (employees operating with an entrepreneurial spirit) changes the narrative – increasing employee engagement, innovation, customer satisfaction, and revenue.
Audience: C-Suite & Managers of all levels
The Manager Coach: Bringing Out the Best in your Employees
Managers account for a seventy percent variance of a team’s engagement. The skill of effectively coaching employees for their professional development is essential to help people individually and collectively realize their full potential and contribute at the highest level. In this talk, we will cover how to cultivate mindfulness and meet the individual where they are when in a coaching relationship for success.
Movin’ On Up: From Peer to Manager
Being a first-time manager is exciting and nerve-wracking all at the same time. Whether you are the one selected among your peers for a promotion or you are coming into an organization at a new management level, opportunities and challenges abound. In this talk, we will discuss winning strategies to identify and develop core managerial competencies to make the transition from bud to boss.
Audience: New or Advancing Managers
Boss Up: Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset in the Workplace
It is not enough to do simply what we are told. It is required that we do what we are capable of. Intrapreneurship (defined as an employee who operates with an entrepreneurial spirit) provides a sense of ownership, responsibility, and freedom for employees, as well as profit for employers. In this workshop, we will explore how an intrapreneurial mindset shifts your career narrative.
Audience: Employees at all levels
Building Your Empire: Transitioning from Traditional Careers to Entrepreneurship
It is a common misconception that employee and entrepreneur are not connected mindsets. However, entrepreneurship starts right where you are – as an employee. In this workshop, we will cover key considerations when preparing for a move from a 9-5 to a full-time hustle.
Audience: Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Introverts Unite: Owning Your Awesome!
Studies show that anywhere between 30-50% of the population identifies as introverts. Yet, there are many misconceptions and stereotypes about this large group of people. Being an introvert is not code for lack of confidence and social stagnation. In this talk, we explore how to own the unique makeup of your personality, purpose, and passion as an introvert and use it as an asset and capitalize personally and professionally.
Audience: Introverts, Ambiverts, and those who know them
Predictive Index – Talent Optimization Workshops
High-Performance Teams Workshop Series:
Discovering Your Team’s Secret Sauce
Building cohesive teams that appreciate working together and resolve conflict.
Primed for Action
Supporting teams to leverage strengths and recognize risks in order to execute.
Other Select PI Workshops:
What Drives You: Executing Your People Strategy
For executives and HR professionals that want to learn how to utilize talent data insights to understand what drives employees
Getting the Right Butts in the Right Seats: Laser-Focused Hiring Practices
For hiring managers and HR pros that want to learn how to understand, interpret, and integrate people data into hiring practices.
Contact us to customize a talk or a workshop for you.