May Meeting - Rick Gillis presents PROMOTE!

  • 25 May 2017
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • IFMA Headquarters 800 Gessner Rd., Ste. 900 Houston, TX 77024-4257

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Rick Gillis presents PROMOTE!


Your work does not speak for itself. You do.”

Employment expert Rick Gillis has spent thousands of hours working with individuals across the nation. One of the commonplace factors that he came to recognize among his clients was how very few of them were capable of expressing their commercial value, that WOW! factor, to decision makers regardless of their professional rank.

“I now recognize that I was at the mercy of my supervisors.”

 PROMOTE! is based on insight Rick gained from coaching as well as personal experience. The concept is simple: Rick will show you how to professionally promote yourself and all that you do for your organization and especially to those to whom you are professionally at the mercy of: Management.

Message: At the core of this life-changing presentation is the lesson that you must be knowledgeable about how and comfortable with expressing your professional wins to supervisors as well as to clients and customers.

Presentation Highlights
Professional Career Mistake Number #1:

  • Never assume your boss knows exactly what you do
  • Embracing the difference between boasting and communicating your value
  • Adopting an accomplishment mindset

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More About Rick:

Award-winning author and careers expert Rick Gillis has spent thousands of hours working with individuals across the nation. In his practice he came to recognize a universal trait: How very few of his clients, regardless of their professional rank, were able to express their commercial value. As a result, Rick wrote: 

“PROMOTE! Your work does not speak for itself. You do.”  to demonstrate to his clients—and now you—how to speak to your value to get the raise, the promotion, obtain the contract, and in times of downsizing, keep your job.

The author of 5 books on careers & employment, Rick has been seen and heard on radio and TV across the US, Canada, the Caribbean and Australia; he has been noted and quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Inc., BlackEnterprise, Univision, Forbes, CIO, NPR, PBS, the HuffingtonPost & BusinessInsider to name just a few.

Rick has spoken live from coast to coast to coast: East, West & Gulf!

Rick, a US Air Force veteran, a Forbes contributor and member of the Forbes Coaches Council, holds a Bachelor of Science Management degree from Park University.


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