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In any organization, knowing how to sell a strong idea is essential.
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Although every inspiration may appear to be doable, developing an idea and strategizing for buy-in will assure the best chance of success. Another critical step in the process is getting peers on board. This program offers guidelines to ensure a successful idea pitch, buy-in from colleagues and how to take the germ of an idea from conception to execution.

Learning objectives:
1) Understand how to identify key individuals who will champion your projects and ideas 
going forward
2) Identify key elements in packaging a successful pitch to anyone – the C-Suite, your boss, your peers or your employees
3) Assure that new ideas are aligned with organizational goals and values
4) Determine what type of pitch will ensure the greatest likelihood of success

Debra Zabloudil, President & Founder of The Learning Studio

Debra is considered an industry leader in speaking, training, facilitating and “all things adults education.” Debra founded The Learning Studio in 2004, after realizing a need in the market for high quality adult education expertise coupled with the business mindedness needed to help an education enterprise flourish. It was from that start that her passion for training and facilitation grew, and The Learning Studio began to expand its leadership workshops and offerings.    

Debra has lived adult education, training and leadership for nearly her entire career. Prior to launching TLS in 2004, Debra served in many senior staff positions with a variety of organizations. Those included the Association Forum of Chicagoland, The Young Presidents’ Organization, The Joint Commission and the American College of Healthcare Executives. She has consulted with world class organizations such as Vistage, the National Association of Realtors, DDB Advertising, the International Avaya Users Group and more.

Debra received her bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications/Public Relations from Southern Illinois University, and her master’s degree in Public Service Management from DePaul University. She has earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation and is a fellow in healthcare management, earning the FACHE. Debra is a “Best in Class” PCMA speaker and is a graduate of the Search inside Yourself Leadership Institute, a world class yearlong program on mindfulness.     

Beyond those items, Debra is a proud mom to two amazing teenagers, a foodie who enjoys dining experiences from the gritty to the high end, a global traveler, a political junkie, someone who knows way too much about pop culture, and a woman who loves a great pair of shoes.

Length: 56 minutes
Date recorded: August 8, 2019

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