"Maximizing Healthcare Options During Career Transition", November 19, 2020

Understanding your healthcare coverage options has become an increasingly complex process, especially when you are in career transition.

Mike Chapman, a subject expert in healthcare options coverage and insurance will be returning to the Southlake Focus Group, speaking on: Saving Money and Reducing Medical Expense Risk.

He provides no-obligation, no-cost insurance consultations and will review in this session what is new for 2021 and how to best evaluate your healthcare options. Mike has helped thousands of individuals and businesses in Texas over the years and has been a longtime supporter and friend to the Southlake Focus Group.


"Career Transition: LinkedIn Personal Branding and Marketing That Works", October 15, 2020

Widely considered to be a “Guru of LinkedIn,” Terry Sullivan gives more than 100 LinkedIn training presentations a year and has trained more than 17,000 clients across the nation on how to create a unique online brand that gets results.

LinkedIn is the #1 tool that recruiters use to evaluate potential candidates, BEFORE they choose to contact you, so having a compelling LinkedIn profile is critical for those in career transition.

Terry Sullivan is the founder of BuzzPro, a nationally recognized Digital Branding and Social Selling training company that helps companies and professionals achieve their goals by using advanced branding, keyword optimization and Advanced Social Selling strategies with LinkedIn.


"First Impressions: Resumes that Work in Getting You Back to Work", September 17, 2020

- Do you know the three items in your resume you should delete?
- How about the three items not in your resume that you should add?

Presented by Bob Wyatt and Scott Olson, long term mentors and leaders of the weekly Career Transition Workshop (CTW) that meets at White's Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake.

Bob and Scott are seasoned business professionals who have made one or more successful career transitions of their own and have adapted the CTW program over the years to meet technical and networking changes in the employment market. For 16 years, they have successfully assisted hundreds of job seekers to find new opportunities in live sessions on Monday nights.

Gail Houston, "Understanding the Benefits of Social Media in Job Search", August 27, 2020

Gail is a recognized expert in Social Media, having led Intuit's Social Media efforts for many years. She formalized Intuit's Right Talent Social Media Strategy, created a 6 week social media bootcamp and became the voice of Intuit Careers for LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube and Slideshare.

Currently, Gail is an Executive Recruiter for Intuit, where she focuses on hiring the most innovative leaders in the industry that inspire their teams to do the best work of their lives. She is a featured and regular speaker at Recruiting Industry meetings and is Co-founder of the Crossroads Career Transition Workshop which is now held at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, with over 20,000 applicants trained on how to be more effective in their job search.


Krish Dhanam, "The Architecture of Discipline", July 9, 2020

Krish is an internationally known speaker, motivator, author and corporate trainer who has delivered his message of hope, humor and balance in seventy countries on six continents.

Krish worked for many years with the legendary motivator Zig Ziglar and was the Vice President of Global Operations for that organization.

He has authored several books, his most recent being "Hard Headed and Soft Hearted" that he co-authored with Rick Belluzzo, former President of Microsoft.

Krish has received many accolades from his clients, some of which are The United States Army, American Airlines, Etihad Airways, Christian Dior, Marriott Hotels, Cadbury Schweppes, Hitachi Consulting, Ryan, EDS, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Pepsico, Enterprise Rent a Car and Energizer Batteries, just to name a few.