215 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, Ontario

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Take your professional and personal development skills to the next level! Join Bobby Umar for an informative, engaging, and inspiring workshop series on The Power of Connection.

Workshop 1: Networking Tactics, July 21, 2011, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Workshop 2: Engage with your Personal Brand, July 28, 2011, 6:30pm-8:30pm

The Power of Connection series continues with more workshops in August
Both workshops will challenge participants to reflect critically and thoughtfully upon their own strengths, contributions, and potential. The key take-away is give you the tools to leverage a deeper understanding of the power of connection, pro-activity, and passion.

Networking Tactics (Workshop 1)
What is networking? Why is it important, and how does it work? In this informative and interactive session, you will learn:
- how to create a positive and effective networking experience for anyone
- actual networking tactics in addition to strategies
- networking etiquette (both the do's and don'ts)
- leveraging the power of connection
- open Q&A and demonstrations

Participants will also take part in a series of mock networking scenarios. This workshop will leave you with new skills applicable to anything from a casual meeting over coffee to a formal networking event.

Engage with your Personal Brand (Workshop 2)
We hear about brands every day -- Tim Hortons. Facebook. IBM. But brands don't just belong to corporations. We all have our own personal brands too. This workshop will cover:
- what is a brand, and its impacts
- your personal brand in a team: what can you contribute?
- brand engagement in the workplace
- brand leadership and passion
- how to determinine your own personal brand and then how to use it
Be sure to bring your resume!
By understanding your value and contributions, you can develop a more powerful personal brand and a stronger network of personal and professional relationships. So, what is YOUR personal brand?
$20 for each workshop
Special offer: $30 for both workshops!

About Bobby
Bobby Umar is an award-winning developer and teacher of programs designed to motivate senior executives, business professionals, and students.
With a background in brand marketing, engineering and the performing arts, Bobby draws on his diverse 20-year career to lead Raeallan, a transformational training and speaking company. Thousands of people across Canada have experienced Bobby’s teambuilding activities, keynote presentations and coaching. Major clients include TD Canada Trust, TELUS and Kraft, as well as McMaster, Ryerson and York universities. Bobby is a passionate entrepreneur and speaker on Connection, Personal Branding, Career Development and Leadership. He has spoken at TEDx and is an Executive Education instructor at DeGroote School of Business. Bobby is also a new dad. He loves to play ultimate Frisbee and chess, predict the Oscars and meet every person in the room! Bobby is dedicated to causes embracing youth and diversity including Shad Valley, Impact Entrepreneurship Group and, most recently, NetIP.
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Added by Bobby Umar on July 15, 2011

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