12 May May 12, 2020 – Trust-Based Philosophy Mark Given, 301 Smart Ways Vicky Oliver and Kia’s James Bell
Mark Given – Best-Selling Author and Founder of Trust-Based Philosophy at Mark Given International
Most salesmen lose the sale because they talk too much!
Mike Given is the Founder of Trust-Based Philosophy Systems in Leadership, Sales, Personal and Business Success, Customer Service, Networking, and Negotiations. Mark spent 20 years as CEO of a multi-state retail sales and rental company that grew to 47 locations. All along the way, Mark has invested tens of thousands of hours speaking and sharing leadership and success secrets. According to his audiences and students, Mark’s speaking and teaching delivery is timely, relevant, witty, engaging, and a breath of fresh air. In addition to his speaking and teaching career, Mark is a prolific author; evidenced by his Trust Based Philosophy book series and his Amazon #1 Best Selling book Finding My Why Ernie’s Journey. Mark has also co-written three additional books and writes his weekly blog Mark’s Minute which is read by thousands of people every Wednesday.
Vicky Oliver – Opinion Columnist at CEO World Magazine and Award-Winning Author
If you lost your job due to Covid-19, I would absolutely talk about it in interviews for jobs. It wasn’t your fault! It engenders sympathy.
Vicky Oliver is a leading career development expert and an award-winning author of 6 books on career development, including the bestselling 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions and 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions, named in the Top 10 list of Best Books for HR Interview Prep and won the Eric Hoffer Award. Having made appearances in over 901 media outlets, she is a sought-after speaker, seminar presenter for job-hunting, networking, and business etiquette, and a popular media source. Writing on career topics from job-hunting to bad bosses to job burnout, Vicky blogs for Harvard Business Review Ascend, LifeHack, B2C, ThriveGlobal, KivoDaily, and is an Opinion Columnist at CEO World Magazine.
James Bell – Director of Corporate Communications and Social Media at Kia Motors America
James Bell is the Director of Corporate Communications at Kia Motors America (KMA). Bell oversees communications strategy, media relations, internal communications and Corporate Social Responsibility efforts. He joined KMA in June 2016. James brings nearly 20 years of automotive and communications experience to Kia. He served as Head of Consumer Affairs for General Motors after time at Kelley Blue Book where he was Vice President of Corporate Communications and Executive Market Analyst. Bell’s multifaceted experience provides a unique perspective on the industry, crossing the boundaries between the general consumer, passionate enthusiast and discriminating media. To help in the fight against Coronavirus, more and more automakers are stepping up to do what they can to help Americans in need. Kia Motors has also announced that production of face shields has begun at its manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia, with the shields donated for medical use across the country.