All posts tagged: Jillian Maas Backman

Get the Edge Leadership Program

“Get the Edge!” with Jillian Maas Backman’s Leadership Program

One of the untapped niche markets in leadership development is the balance of logic and intellectual knowledge with internal reasoning. Jillian Maas Backman is an innovator in the realm of creating personal paradigm shifts, integrating established methods of leadership development and adding the element of intuition to create that balance. “Get the Edge” intuitive leadership development combines intuitive interpretation with critical thinking and traditional problem solving techniques which allows attendees creative ways to build their leadership skills by learning the significance of their internal thought processes and enhancing successful goals. According to Jillian Maas Backman, “The interactive presentation sparks the visionaries of the future by allowing them to examine their personal process of intuitive leadership and decision-making abilities. It’s exciting to watch them grow with something they’ve not had presented to them in the past.” She has presented to college students in several areas and will be bringing her program to the eastern states in 2016.  “Get the Edge” is being adopted by many of the Greek sororities and fraternities across the country as well. In her book, BEYOND THE PEWS, Jillian offers …

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Jillian Maas Backman Presents at National Association for Campus Activities Regional Conference

April 7-10, 2016 the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Northern Plains Regional Conference will be held in Madison, Wisconsin at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive Madison, WI 53703. The conference is restricted to members and associate members of NACA. Jillian Maas Backman and Jan Bilgen will be exhibitors (Booth 403) and feature a presentation titled, “Get the Edge: Leading with Facts and Intuition” which is designed to value both sides of the self, the intellect and the gut. Attendees will explore a new leadership style which combines the best of both and promises to give the edge, both on campus and in careers. The presentation will tap into a leadership style that uses intellect, experience and intuition to better understand professional relationship building by integrating established methods and adding the element of intuition to create balance. The National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) is the recognized leader in higher education providing knowledge, ideas and resources for campus life. Members are provided with programs and events focusing on student and professional leadership development, program …

Jillian Maas Backman Presents at Blackhawk Technical College Employment Conference

  Saturday, March 12, 2016 Blackhawk Technical College presents it’s Spring Employment Conference from 10am-3pm at North Commons, 6004 S. City Road G, Janesville, Wisconsin. The event is free and open to students and the public and is focused on helping improve skills in the job search or interview process. Jillian Maas Backman and Jan Bilgen will feature a presentation titled “First 90 Days: Don’t Sink, Swim!” which is designed to get participants thinking and planning the steps to face the challenge of their first job. The presentation will tap into a leadership style that uses intellect, experience and intuition to better understand professional relationship building by integrating established methods and adding the element of intuition to create balance. Participants will also discuss strategic career planning and how to adjust to missteps those first critical 90 days and make them the most valuable to a new organization and step up to success. Registration for the Spring Employment Conference is now open and attendees may sign up at the Student Success Center at Blackhawk Technical College, or call 608-757-6321 to reserve a …

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Jillian Maas Backman Presents Leadership Development Program for Elon University Conference

Jillian Maas Backman will be presenting an Educational Session at Elon University’s 2015 conference, INTERSECT: Diversity and Leadership being held November 13 & 14, 2015 at 100 Campus Drive, Elon, NC. Elon University’s Center for Leadership and The Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education have collaborated to provide attendees with an unprecedented look at the disciplines of diversity, leadership, and the cross-sections of the two. Backman’s interactive session, Value-Based Decision Making Augmented with Intuition = Successful Leadership, is a part of her “Get the Edge!” series where students explore a leadership style that helps identify ways to value both the intellectual side as well as the intuitive side to better quantify their decision-making and leadership processes. One of the untapped niche markets in leadership development is the balance of logic and intellectual knowledge with internal reasoning. Backman has presented at her alma mater, Bethany College, Highland Community College, the University of Wisconsin Whitewater campuses as well as several Greek society events.  She is an innovator in the realm of creating personal paradigm shifts, integrating established methods of leadership development and …

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Change Already! with Jillian Maas Backman: It’s YOUR Future, YOUR Choice!

Every now and then it’s a good idea to stop what you’re doing, take a step back and objectively observe your next move. After the success of her series Spiritual Trends on her weekly radio show Change Already! Your Future, Your Choice, and a fabulous event, Triumverate: Expression of Three at Chicago’s Hilton-Asmus Contemporary art gallery, Jillian is breathing deeply and soulfully contemplating what her audience will appreciate next. Reaching beyond what’s already being done is a signature of Jillian’s work. Wanting to keep topics fresh, with a new twist, and lively guests, she is exploring all the options available to create another season of rewarding radio shows for loyal listeners of Change Already with Jillian! Watch what change can do when guided by the elements of authentic expression! Throughout her book, Beyond the Pews: Breaking Away from Tradition and Letting go of Religious Lockdown, Jillian teaches readers how to open the eyes, and souls, of diversity for those who have become disillusioned with mainstream organized religion, and at the other end of the spectrum, the trendiness of the New …