Continuing the Conversation on Harnessing the Power of an OPEN Mind

Time: Friday Oct 4th from 10:30AM to 12:00PM

Location: Columbia Room

Speaker(s): Margi Simmons

Join keynote speaker Margi Simmons in continuing the conversation for powering your best, most productive self. In this session, you will flex your leadership, communication and collaboration muscles. Through experiential exercises and facilitated conversation, she encourages you to build small shifts into every-day behavior to help quiet the inner critic and foster habits of gratitude, authenticity, and trust. In this compelling workshop, Margi will inspire you to focus your mental and emotional energy intentionally and choose to actively co-create the environments you work in. As an attendee, you will develop your own personal practice plan to help increase self-awareness and become your best self.

Margi Simmons is the Director of Applied Improvisation at the Brave New Workshop, where she trains and inspires thousands of professionals each year. Her sharp mind and refined sense of humor propelled her comedic career rapidly from the classrooms of the Brave New Workshop to Los Angeles where she continued to leave her creative footprint, flip flops and all.

After 12 years in LA, Brave New Workshop successfully lured her back with the promise of unlimited coffee at the office and the ability to work with amazing corporate audiences every week. Margi shares her talent with our corporate clients all over the U.S. as a lead facilitator and emcee for the Brave New Workshop Creative Outreach.

She has wowed companies such as Accenture, General Mills, Hilton Worldwide, Land o’ Lakes, Allianz, Carlson Companies, Cargill, Dole, Novo Nordisk, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Thrivent, Target, and Wells Fargo to name a few.

Margi is also a leading force behind the Brave New Workshop’s women-focused programs and facilitates learning experiences for hundreds of women every year, helping them use their authentic voice and become their best, most creative selves.