Thursday, February 18, 2016 – Networking at 11:30 AM; Presentation at Noon
JDI Grille and Tavern (Jefferson Davis Inn), 319 Cedar Street, Lexington
Presentation: Talk Like Ted, PMP: Presentation Secrets for PMs
Project managers are required to present to audiences continuously throughout the project lifecycle. From kick-offs to lessons learned and from steering committee updates to end user trainings, project managers are challenged to present a variety of messages to a wide variety of audiences. Talk Like Ted, by Carmine Gallo, presents 9 secrets for public speaking success. Mr. Gallo illustrates his extensive research with examples from the most popular of all the TED Talks. Join us as we explore how these 9 secrets can be applied to both the discipline and the art of project management.
SPEAKER: Patrick Quirk, President & CEO, FOQUS Partners
Patrick Quirk, PMP founded FOQUS Partners, LLC from a passion for helping organizations turn strategic visions into reality. Patrick believes that such strategic initiatives require not only significant focus from the organization, but a combination of program/project management expertise and domain-specific subject matter expertise. Further, this expertise can come from different individuals or even a team.
Patrick sees this combination of expertise across project management and subject matter as the key to turning strategic vision into realistic, tactical projects, which can be managed to successful outcomes.
Patrick lives in Midway, KY with his wife Kristalyn and newborn daughter Maria.