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Examples of Our Public Speaking Events

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We customize presentations for your organization's events. Whether you need a full day or a fifteen minute presentation, we can help. 


Some examples of past conference events we supported include: 


CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY 

"Enhancing Performance through Emotional Intelligence"

Thursday, October 3, 2019 

Contact: Chris Stanczak, Sr. Talent Development Specialist, Creighton University at ChrisStanczak@creighton.edu

For years, people taught that a person's intellectual intelligence was the greatest predictor of success. In the past 15 years, however, researchers have found that this isn't necessarily the case -- that in actuality, a person's emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) might be a greater predictor of success than IQ. What is emotional intelligence? When Drs. Mayer, Ph.D., and Salovey, Ph.D., introduced the term "emotional intelligence", they used the term to describe a person's ability to understand personal emotions and the emotions of others and to act appropriately based on this understanding. This session will reveal your EQ and discuss how to use the information to enhance your performance.  


Learning Objectives: 

  • Introduce Emotional Intelligence and the EQ calculation
  • Review the seven categories of EI
  • Understanding Your EI Report and the impact on performance
  • Develop a personal plan to improve EI 


To learn more about this presentation or schedule a session for your team, contact us at media@conatus3.com


  • ATD Nebraska, May 2019, Emotional Intelligence "Enhancing Performance through Emotional Intelligence"
  • ATD Valley of the Sun, March, April and May 2018, Webinar Series, see below...
  • The CLO Exchange, Dec 3 to 5, 2017 Carlsbad, CA “How HR Ops and L&D Work Together to Create High Impact Educational Benefits”
  • The Future Contact Center Summit, January 26 to 30, 2015, Orlando, FL presenting "Reinventing Your Organization with Digital Customer Engagement"
  • Next Gen LMS: Maximizing Learning Experience & Performance Outcomes, June 18 to 20, 2014 in Austin, TX as a Round Table Discussion Leader presenting: "Optimizing Your Virtual Environments: Blended Learning Deserves a Fresh Look" and as a Panel Discussion Panel Member: Maximizing Learner Experience & Engagement Starts with the Right Platform. 
  • Customer Experience Management, October 22 to 24, 2013 in Atlanta, GA presenting “Using BIG DATA to Improve Customer Experiences” Workshop HR.com


Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE)

Conference speaker, educational board member, webinar presenter, and local Chapter speaker including: 

  • National Conference Speaker April 2013 & April 2014, April 2015 
  • Chapter Speaker in many events since 2012
  • Awarded Educational Speaker of the Year in 2013 for the PACE

Upcoming Events Where We are Speaking

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FALL 2019


Sponsored by the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA), Dave Gregory will co-host with Jon Titus, Director of Continuing Education at Bellevue University, a webinar series:


Diagnosing Talent in your Healthcare Organization


Building a strong talent management strategy is a challenge today. U.S. human resources and business managers said they are unable to find enough qualified candidates to fill open positions. In order to build a strong talent management strategy, healthcare leaders must also acquire the right talent, onboard, educate and retain professionals while continuing to meet the goals of the organization. 


In this three-part webinar series, sponsored by NHA Services titled “Diagnosing Talent in your Healthcare Organization”, you will learn six aspects necessary to build a successful talent management strategy and how to utilize data to make the best possible people development decisions.


The first webinar of the series, “Triage Team Performance to Maximize Potential,” delves into the importance of Emotional Intelligence and its value for human capital in talent planning, acquisition and team performance. This webinar was completed on September 10. You may listen to the webinar ZOOM LINK: TriageTeamPerformance


The second webinar of the series, "Understanding Preferred Behavior Styles," reveals how people are likely to behave. This self-awareness and understanding of other people's preferred behavior styles allows healthcare workers to improve patient experiences and engage peers more effectively. Join us on November 7 at 1 pm CST for this unique view into improving healthcare performance. All registrants will receive a FREE IMX DISC profile prior to the webinar. Register HERE and receive your FREE link to the IMX DISC profile. 


The third webinar of the series, "WHY, Discovering Motivational Drivers to Improve Performance," will be offered in early 2020. This webinar helps participants understand why people deliver more discretionary effort sometimes and less at other times. Identifying people's unique motivational patterns allows healthcare leaders to change their approach to meet the needs of their employees unleashing greater performance. Stay tuned for more information about this webinar and the opportunity to complete the IMX VALUES profile.  



Conatus3 Hosts Webinar Series for ATD Valley of the Sun Chapter

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Webinar 1: “Identifying the Right Fit Candidate: How Science is Changing the Candidate Selection Process”

This session introduces how the Science of Axiology, based in mathematics, is changing the candidate selection process. Using hiring profiles to help organizations select the Right Fit candidate based on science versus human bias or intuition.


Webinar 2: “The Zone of Individual Excellence: The WHAT, WHY & HOW of Human Performance”

This session introduces how understanding preferred behavioral styles, motivations, and natural strengths or talents combine to create greater self-awareness and authenticity resulting in improved performance.


Webinar 3: “Retaining Top Performers: Aligning Purpose to Mission”

This session identifies several techniques to ensure your Top Performers understand their purpose and how it aligns to the organization’s mission. When employees feel connected to the vision, mission, and brand of the organization AND leaders behave in accordance to these principles, then employee retention significantly increases.


August 2019


The Asian Employee Resource Organization (AERO) for Union Pacific Railroad is hosting a conference on "Build Your Best Life: Own Your Wellness" and Dave Gregory, President of Conatus3, will present "Enhancing Performance through Emotional Intelligence" which focuses on emotional and social well-being. 


Other presenters include Ana Martos from Cy Wakeman's Reality-Based Leadership presenting on "No Ego: The Reality of Peace, Happiness and Great Results at Work" and Carol Horner from Synchronocity presenting the "Spiral of Accountability." 

Bellevue University & Nebraska Public Television present "Ask Why"

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The event examines how ethics play a major role in contemporary business practices and will challenge viewers to consider what they would do if their values were challenged at work.


“We are committed to integrity, responsibility and ethical behavior and embrace opportunities when we can help students, as well and faculty and staff, identify and engage more critically around the lessons learned from the ethical challenges and issues conveyed in this film,” said College of Business Dean Rebecca Murdock.


A discussion will be led by a panel of ethics experts, including:


  • David Byers, BU professor of leadership and adult education
  • Lucy Franks, BU professor of management and human capital
  • Marsha Graesser, director, talent acquisition and development, Woodmen Life
  • Dave Gregory, president and chief executive officer, Conatus3 Inc.
  • Beverly Kracher, executive director, Business Ethics Alliance
  • Stephen Linenberger, BU professor of leadership and human capital
  • Mick Shadbolt, BU professor of accounting

“Ask Why” takes a look at the energy company from Houston which, in just 15 years, had built itself into the seventh largest corporation in America by 2001, and examines the events that led to the company’s collapse, including the corporate environment that inhibited the board of directors from exercising governance and control.


“Playing By the Rules: Ethics at Work” is a production of WLIW LLC. WNET is the parent company of New York’s public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV. Mary Lockhart is executive producer. Bryan Myers is producer/writer.