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WithIt 2018 Annual Professional Conference for the Home and Furnishings Industries



Jen Shirkani is a nationally recognized expert on emotional intelligence and a featured speaker at national and state conferences, universities, government agencies, and at business organizations around the world. She is the author of award nominated Ego vs EQ, a leader's guide to leveraging the power of emotional intelligence and Choose Resilience, which was published in 2017.

She has spent over 25-years working with organizations from the Fortune 50 ($40B) to family-owned entities as a business consultant and executive coach. She holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership and has devoted herself to improving leadership effectiveness and on making common sense more common.



   Early registration discounts

   until May 1, 2018

   Members - $325

   Guests - $475

   Students - $150



Lynne Jensen-Nelson is back by popular demand.

She is known for developing and growing successful sales team with interior design firms, builders, and product showrooms across the country. Lynne parlayed her educational background and Master’s Degree in Communication into a successful sales leadership career.

She credits her mastery of effective communication strategies for her meteoric rise through the ranks of sales management and executive leadership positions. She’s earned numerous distinctions including:

· National Sales Leadership Champions Circle

· NSMC Award of Excellence

· NAHB Award for Distinguished Sales Leadership

· Business & Professional Women - Woman of the Year

Lynne is the founder of Conversion-omics© Sales Training - a sales strategy and training agency in Minneapolis specializing in the home improvement industry. To learn more about Conversion-omics© go to www.conversion-omics.com

ReneJohnston-Gingrich is Vice President of Training Development for the Profitability Consulting Group, specializing in delivering the programs Design Trac: Design Skills for Retail Sales People and Sales Trac III: In Home Selling. Rene has owned and operated an interior design firm for 17 years and now works with organizations to ensure they have the best possible team environment.

Rene served as a regular columnist for The Lewiston Tribune Business Profile and is an adjunct faculty member of Lewis-Clark State College’s Business Division. Rene has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Planning and Design and a Master’s Degree in Adult Education and Human Resource Development.







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