Upcoming events

    • 01/28/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Tempe Public Library, 3500 S Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ 85822

    Learn mindfulness practices from Search Inside Yourself, developed at Google, combining neuroscience, emotional intelligence and mindfulness. 

    Research shows that 47% of the time, our mind is wandering, we are operating on auto-pilot, unfocused and unhappy.  ( A wandering mind is an unhappy mind, Matt Killingsworth)

    Learn to shift from auto-pilot to being fully aware, develop skills in self-awareness, mindful breathing, mindful listening, empathy and connecting more effectively with others.   

    About Sam...

    Sam Javelosa is a mindfulness practitioner, professional trainer and business leader focused on optimizing individual, leader and team performance and well being through mindfulness and emotional intelligence.

    As a business leader, Sam has successfully coached individuals and leaders to achieve focus, build resilience, manage stress, and increase their ability to
    transform their lives and others.

    Sam has led Search Inside Yourself, Emotional Intelligence, and other leadership programs to engineers, lawyers, executives, business leaders and professionals in the U.S., India and Germany.

    Sam brings insight and practices from decades of inner work on Eastern and Western wisdom traditions. He has over 30 years in senior roles in organizations including UTC Aerospace Systems, Abbott Laboratories, U.S. Peace Corps and working for justice and peace.

    Sam is also a certified teacher in Inclusion/Diversity and Action Learning. Sam has a
    Masters in Management from the Asian Institute of Management. Sam is Managing Director, Neuro Transformation Institute.

    • 02/25/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Tempe Public Library, 3500 S Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ, 85282


    • 03/18/2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Tempe Public Library, 3500 S Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ, 85282

    Gain a clear line-of-sight to new approaches that use real-time feedback and advanced coaching analytics to increase performance.   

    This presentation focuses on emerging trends in the workplace and how leaders and training practitioners can embrace different ways of thinking about the connection between behaviors and outcomes to enhance performance.

    About the Presenter

    Kathy Koultourides utilizes her strong background in learning and organizational development to generate and save businesses millions of dollars by guiding them on how to best improve processes and performance through learning and talent development strategies.

    Kathy served as Vice President, Global Sales Force Development for Univar, a global chemicals distributor located in Seattle, WA where she architected the overall vision, strategy and roadmap for sales training and talent development. She was instrumental increasing sales 7%, quadrupled sales in Mexico and reduced annual expenses by half million dollars. Prior to that she served as Learning and Talent Development Director at Republic Services in Phoenix, AZ where she played an integral role managing organization-wide change during a $13 BN merger, and was a key contributor to increasing annual revenues $10 MM. She also served as Director of Sales Training and Performance Improvement at Aramark Uniform Services in Burbank, CA where she developed and managed an award-winning blended sales training program that increased sales of new hires 60%.

    Her training curricula includes:

    • Targeted Interviewing
    • Performance Coaching
    • Leadership Development
    • Employee Onboarding
    • Negotiation SKills
    • Behavior Styles & Communication
    • Consultative Selling Skills
    • Strategic Selling Skills
    • Cold Calling Skills
    • CRM Training
    • Time Management
    • Customer Service SKills

    Kathy began her career as a sales representative at Wells Fargo Alarm Services in Chicago, IL where she was progressively promoted to sales management and general management roles before ultimately selected to head up the company’s sales training academy in Philadelphia, PA.

    Kathy earned her Certified Professional in Learning and Performance Certificate™ from the Association of Talent Development as a one of the credentials’ Pilot Pioneers in 2006.  She has also published her first book "Lucifer Leaders: The Hidden Cost of Deviant Behavior in the Sales Force.  The book is getting raves reviews; "The real-life examples told in detail paint a clear picture of these Lucifer Leaders, and with wit and humor!"

    Kathy is accomplished in a wide range of training techniques, such as classroom instruction, web-based instruction, self-study programs, experiential learning, as well as train-the-trainer certification, and training program design and development.


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