A renowned virtual leadership and virtual teamwork expert, a best-selling business author, and an acknowledged thought leader.
Dr. Kostner is always a popular speaker at conferences, conventions, and briefings worldwide. Audiences always enjoy her energy, her stories, her style, and her message. She also gets rave reviews when she presents virtually, such as through Web conference, video conference, or business television.
For the past 17 years, she has passionately helped her clients learn the secrets to grow trust, motivation, synergy, innovation, and exceptional results -- when people are NOT face-to-face. Since eight out of teams today work that way, it is a niche market in tune with today's global businesses and global marketplace.
After receiving her Ph.D. in 1990, Dr. Kostner founded an innovative training and consulting firm whose clients read like the Who's Who of Fortune 500 companies. Dr Kostner says, "When I first founded the business focused on virtual teamwork, people asked me who would ever work that way.
Three Best Practices of Record-Setting Virtual Teams.
Virtual teams can dramatically outperform face-to-face teams--but only when they communicate effectively from a distance. Most virtual leaders and teams struggle with how to create trust, interaction, and responsiveness, from afar. This clever presentation motivates the audience to excellence through three surprisingly easy best practices designed to skyrocket team performance. The solution isn't about technology. It's all about the human factor.
Communication Secrets of the World's Most Effective Virtual Leaders!
The toughest leadership challenge in the world is leading people that don't work where you do. Instead, they work from their home, distant offices, or mobile locations anywhere in the world. How do the best leaders in the world keep their virtual teams focused, inspired, and productive? This presentation shares what extraordinary leaders do that make them so successful in virtual settings.
How to put TOUCH-nology into TECH-nology.
In our high-tech communication world, do you sometimes feel the human touch has all but been eliminated? You're not alone. It doesn't have to be that way. This delightful presentation shares the communication secrets that put the human factor back into virtual communication, so trust, rapport, and performance soar!
Solid Gold Results!
This dynamic presentation shared 3 proven keys to superlative performance in global organizations. A whopping 93% of leaders agree that they lead very busy professional lives, and they all know the pressure for performance tomorrow will be even greater. Based on research, but delivered with experience and style, this presentation covers the three pitfalls, then the three proven practices that are guaranteed to make a difference.
WOW! What a SENSE-ational Virtual Presentation!
If presenting in front of an audience is difficult, presenting to a virtual audience is excruciating. You don't know how many in your desktop audience are doing e-mail during your presentation. You can't see your remote audience's nonverbal cues. You feel like you're talking into the black hole of space. New media requires new techniques. This energizing presentation gives participants the new best practices that make virtual presentations successful.
Ten Best Practices of Highly Effective VIRTUAL Sales Teams!
Pounding the pavement to make a sale is yesterday's approach. Today, leaders in sales organizations need to be very smart about how to navigate successful sales calls from the desktop, rather than in person. Instead of warm, interactive traditional face-to-face sales calls, your prospects and customers now suffer through Death by Presentation and Demo information dump meetings. The problem isn't technology. It's that your people need to learn how to make a virtual sales call as warm and effective as a face-to-face one. If you're struggling with how to increase sales, this presentation will help you navigate that highway successfully.
MEGApreneurs! Breakthrough Practices of Wildly Successful Entreprneeurs.
With the Internet, every small business is a global business-whether they choose to be or not. In this new environment, what do the world's most successful entrepreneurs do to grow their network, prospects, customers, revenues, and business reach-with little to no face time? This dynamic presentation has content every entrepreneur or today needs to know. It is designed for small business professionals that have hit "the wall" and are looking for new techniques to grow their business fast.