Lead Meetings People WANT to Attend – Mar 30 Half-Day Bloomington Workshop

03/30/2018 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gayle Noakes, Gayle Noakes Consulting LLC


How many hours have you spent in meetings that go nowhere?  Meetings should be a place where people come together to share their experience and their ideas for improvement in order to form the best course of action for the organization. Too many meetings fall far short of this.  And far too much time is being wasted as a result.


The Performance Excellence Network is pleased to announce a special half-day workshop the morning of March 30: “Lead Meetings People WANT to Attend.”  The workshop will be facilitated by Gayle Noakes of Gayle Noakes Consulting LLC (and formerly Chief Learning Officer at CliftonLarsonAllen).  The workshop will be hosted by Normandale Community College in Bloomington.

What if YOU are the person who everyone says “I like going to their meetings – we actually accomplish something!”  During this hands-on workshop, you will learn and apply simple, practical techniques that –  when used consistently – will gain you this reputation.


At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Decide if you should have a meeting
  • Set a meeting up for success
  • Conduct a meeting that accomplishes the intended results

Learn and practice tools and techniques that improve meeting effectiveness, personal and team productivity, and improve overall decision making for your organization!  Investing four hours will save you potentially hundreds of hours next year!


Workshop March 30 from 8:00-12:00 at Normandale Community College.  Investment $200 for members ($400 for non-members).  Discounts available for teams of three or more from the same organization registering at the same time: $175/person for teams of 3-4; $150/person for teams of 5+.


Don’t miss this powerful, useful workshop!


About Gayle Noakes


Gayle is the Owner of Gayle Noakes Consulting LLC, a company that exists to help small to mid-sized organizations get better business RESULTS by turning GOALS into REALITY.


Throughout her career, Gayle has facilitated and coached teams and individuals in creating the future and effectively using implementation strategies to reach their goals. She uses practical approaches and tools that can be easily applied on the job to create better business results.


Gayle has worked in a variety of industries and roles over her 35+ year career. She spent 14 years as the Chief Learning Officer and a Principal for CliftonLarsonAllen, a national accounting and consulting firm. Gayle spent 18 years in several manufacturing companies, working in training, facilitation, continuous improvement and quality.


Gayle holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Development and a Certificate in Organization Development from the University of St. Thomas. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota.

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