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Discovering Your Interests, Skills and Passions for Midlife (re)Direction
Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 9:00am to Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 1:00pm

WHAT: Discovering Your Interests, Skills and Passions for Midlife (re)Direction
               1st of four sessions. $58 for all four, $17 for each one

WHEN: Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Room 228, Smith Memorial Student Union (SMSU), 1825 SW Broadway.
                 Parking Available at Parking Structure 1.
                 Enter on SW 6th between SW Hall and SW Harrison ($5 fee).

Through vibrant, interactive discussion and engaging exercises, participants in this workshop session will begin to uncover their personal/professional values, interests, and skills leading to the discovery of meaningful ways to find life balance, forge a path of civic engagement, create encore careers, and set goals for an exceptional future.

Facilitators and Target Topics:

Eve Connell, MA, Educator and David Rozell, Life Coach, Consultant
    * Skills and Interests Self-Assessment
    * Understanding Personal Values

Eve Connell:  Eve is an educator, writer and community volunteer.  She specializes in training individuals and groups in communications, writing, public speaking,  and leadership.  She facilitates group conversations that lead people to discover their skills, values, interests and passions.  She is actively engaged in the Portland arts community.

David Rozell:  Dave has dedicated the second half of his life to creating a different model of aging in the world – one that creates new opportunities and understanding for all ages.  He is a professional retirement coach with clients throughout the U.S., and teaches a class on Intentional Aging at Marylhurst University, where he is an adjunct instructor in Gerontology.  He leads retirement planning workshops and is an advisor to the Geezer Gallery in Portland.

Steven Joiner, Writer, Futurist, 21st Century Careerist
    * Connecting Passions to Work

Steven Joiner:  Steven is a nationally-recognized workforce expert and author of the widely read Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers.  He is co-founder of  21st Century Worklife, which helps individuals successfully navigate the new workplace landscape.  Steven speaks at conferences, universities and businesses, and has been featured in the NY Times, Marketplace, Encore.org and many other media outlets.

(coffee, beverages, snacks provided)

Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  For questions, please call 503-725-4948.