Events & Programs
Collected together on this page is all the information you need to
prepare for Joy-Ellen's appearance at your event, and to be sure the
event is a success. Read Joy-Ellen's notes for Event
Planners, including tips and a brief bio you may use.
We have a list of themed Programs you may
request for your specific event. Should you so choose, Success with
Joy! can also create a customized program for your organization to
- Time and life management
- Goal setting
- Project management
- Stress management
- Information overload
Your Event Program
Conference and company events, training sessions, breakout sessions,
and workshops are also available. Here are some of the programs we
Having the T.I.M.E. of Your Life
- Why is it you never seem to have enough time? Are you finding
it impossible to juggle work and personal time?
Employees, especially in high-tech, are now responsible
for two to three times the workload that was expected ten years
ago. Now add in the increasing amount of messaging that you need
to handle -- how can you more effectively handle all the demands
on your time?
Come learn the secrets of time and life management, using
state of the art methods and married to proven principles. Get
the tricks and techniques to prioritize and implement your goals,
action items, and to organize your information and your life --
to make every moment count. Have the time of your life!
Thanks so much for your presentation "Finding Your Path and Passion" at
our August 16th meeting.
It was an appropriate and motivating topic to
kick-off the year! You are truly tops as a guest speaker!
-- Doreen Senior
Business Women's Association
Finding Your Path and Passion
- When you die, will your dreams still be within you? If you
had your life to live over again -- would you choose differently?
Are you living in Passion Poverty?
Come (re)discover the things you love in life, what fires
you up, and what legacy you want to leave. Create your dream job,
retirement, or volunteer activities, and build your plan to get
what you desire into your life on a day-to-day basis.
Walking the Labyrinth -- Metaphor for Your Life Path
- The Labyrinth is an ancient archetype which can aid us
in the modern world, as a metaphor for our journey through
life. Walking a Labyrinth provides us with an opportunity to find
inner peace, reduce stress, and experience connection, clarity,
Learn the history, benefits, applications, and guidelines
of walking the Labyrinth. Experience this walking meditation
practice for yourself.
Success Skills for the New Millenium
- Communication, Effectiveness, Leadership, Problem Solving,
Decision Making, Planning, Conflict Management -- these are the
skills which pave the way to success.
This interactive presentation provides you with the
how-to's necessary for you to develop these skills and jumpstart
your career. Whether you are a techie, administrative, or
management, you must possess the characteristics of a successful,
self-driven, and ever evolving employee or entrepreneur, in the
Project Planning and Management
- Would you build a new house without a blueprint? Would you
start a new business without a business plan? Any multi-step
project or activity should have a plan that begins with the
what, when, where, and desired results.
Who are the key decision makers, subject matter experts,
and team members on the project? How do you analyze the risks
and prepare to mitigate? What is the critical path? How do you
track progress? Learn the steps to successful project creation,
implementation, and close, in this overview level workshop.
UnStress for Success
- Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Burned out?
The level of stress in the workplace has escalated
with each reduction in force and outsourcing. Come learn the
techniques and practices that help you to handle the demands of
life in the fast lane. Experience a new level of calm and peace
by putting these techniques to work for you.
Conquering the Information Deluge
- Employees are now spending three hours in meetings, two hours
processing mail/email, and a half-hour locating information,
per day. Add to this an increased workload, increased workday,
increased commute time, and you have a recipe for high stress,
low productivity, and job dissatisfaction.
Learn how to effectively deal with your messaging,
meetings, and information through practical, proven tips
and techniques. Conquer your information overload by taming
- Many people think if you work in high-tech you can't have
a life. BALANCE comes from understanding the various aspects
of your life, and prioritizing where to spend your time. It's
a matter of discovering what kind of life you really want,
creating a plan -- and making that plan happen.
Learn the six steps to creating a life you love, and
the techniques to keep your life in balance. Only you can make
For Event Planners
For your convenience, here is a brief bio you may use to introduce
Joy-Ellen at your event:
Joy-Ellen Lipsky, a.k.a. The Effectiveness Expert, is a software
engineer, manager, speaker, and trainer who specializes in success
skills and effectiveness. She is a certified computing professional, a
member of the National Speakers Association, a facilitator for Franklin
Covey seminars, and has received numerous awards and recognition.
Her career has been very eclectic -- from government to startups to
Fortune 500 companies -- from technical to training and marketing. This
breadth of background has given Joy-Ellen an understanding of the needs
of individuals and companies, for increasing personal and professional
Joy-Ellen has traveled the world as a presenter -- and it is
our privilege to have her with us today. Success with Joy's mission is
simple: to help individuals and organizations become more effective.
Let's welcome Joy-Ellen Lipsky...
Other tips for events
Thanks again for bringing your enthusiasm and talents to teaching such
valuable and inspiring material.
-- Lisa Eldridge
, Tandem Computers
If your event has more than 50 attendees, we recommend a raised
platform which is high enough to give the audience a clear view of
Joy-Ellen while she is speaking. She will also require the following:
- a stereo system to play a music CD
- a wireless, hands-free microphone
- a projection system for Powerpoint and VCR presentations
These tips will help you and Joy-Ellen provide an optimum experience
for all your event attendees. If you have any questions, please feel
free to contact us.