Facilitator Application 1
YOU WILL BE PART OF AN EXCITING CULTURE
We have been researching, developing, and serving the US Higher Education market since 1995.
You’re not a solo “speaker” and you have an ever-growing team of facilitators to count on to meet client needs and last-minute requests even if you’re already booked.
We have consultants to book you for events and can train you to do the same.
You’ll have the ability to facilitate professionally-designed and proven educational seminar productions.
Gain experience as an entrepreneurial-minded educator in a 21st century entrepreneurial organization.
Utilize our proven business operating systems (we have a system and a doc for everything).
Lean on our Backstage for support with client agreements, invoices, W-9’s, product orders, certificates of insurance, etc.
Be a part of strategic partnerships with agencies, associations, content developers, and publishers.
Join a Strengths-based culture and Core Genius work environment.
Learn from and facilitate the content of internationally renowned bestselling authors and speakers.
Get award-winning training and accountability (the equivalent of 5 college courses each year):
Winter Auditions & Spring Rehearsals (to prepare for your performance and the CE Summit)
The Summits during the first week of May and December (rehearsal, certification, and training)
The Preseason Launch in August (final preparations before your first tour each academic year)
The Postseason Debrief (to review highlights, insights, actions, questions, and performance)
Monthly Connection Calls (to stay in touch and be inspired)
Training Calls (consultant and facilitator training, as needed)
One-To-One Coaching Calls (off-stage support, as requested)
Slideshow Packages (beautiful PowerPoint slides with scripts, audio, and video)
You’ll have an environment that actually cares about your life, family, and health goals.
This is a place to learn about who you are, what you want, and what you’re going to give back to the world.
You do not work for us; you work WITH us...meaning, we don't celebrate Bosses Day - we are a team.
YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT SEMINAR DESIGN
The Empowerment Approach to make learning fun again
The framework and agenda setup for a genius-level presentation
Building your performance scorecard to measure and track impact
Creating presentations for multidimensional learning: visual, auditory, & kinesthetic
Clock management of the content, group discussion, exercises, reflection, and appropriate breaks
Developing unique concepts, exercises that anchor the learning, and tools that provide a system for action
Differentiating between relevant and inappropriate content for your session
Using humor, questions, and discussion properly to make dull materials come to life
Creating customized agendas for any content and any type of event
The 23 laws of visual slide design that make or break your PowerPoint
Managing your events like a boss from setup to breakdown
Establishing a positive and empowering learning atmosphere with limited distractions
Assessing room sizes and layouts required for different learning experiences
Creating systems and structure for how events are designed and delivered
Customizing events: cutting and mixing like a seminar DJ
Using an evaluation that gets you the feedback you need
YOU WILL (OF COURSE) LEARN ABOUT SEMINAR DELIVERY
Principles of 21st century learning, engagement, retention, and attention spans
Knowing when to be a speaker, teacher, trainer, consultant, therapist, facilitator, and coach
Presenter requirements: energy, commitment, application, celebration
Presenter standards: high-energy, interactive, engaging, fun, & customized events
Your high performance state: visual, vocal, & verbal
Overcoming nervous energy and make a strong first impression by projecting confidence and enthusiasm
Learning to read an audience, locate champions in just five minutes, and adjust to the needs of participants
Achieving instant trust, rapport, and credibility
Focusing on not speaking: your movement, eyes, voice, & tech
Dealing with difficult audiences that suck (your energy)
Working with small groups, large groups, and everything in between
Facilitating anything that can go wrong (because it may go wrong)
Facilitating like a magician (because when it’s done right, it looks like magic)
Becoming a dynamic facilitator by enhancing your personal style and mannerisms
Avoiding common pitfalls and handling resistance and problem participants with tact
Handling the "too much content, not enough time" dilemma
Selling your ideas to the audience and learning specific phrases to influence action
Finishing strong, on-time, and with more energy than you started
YOU MAY EVEN LEARN HOW TO ENROLL BUYERS
Understanding how we enroll clients: making friends, building relationships, seeking to understand, speaking half as much as we listen, making their jobs easier, meeting the market where they’re at, providing solutions (not options), mastery and taking it seriously every day, being patient, and then getting the check.
The art and science of marketing to a group and enrolling in one-to-one conversations
Seeking first to understand what the clients/audiences wants and needs
Becoming a professional problem solver and providing solutions to meet client demands
Overcoming objections and dealing with rejection
Building meaningful relationships with your clients and the campuses you serve