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Upcoming Monthly Lunches

    • Thursday, July 11, 2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • AGC Training Center, 6301 Knox Industrial Dr., St. Louis, MO 63139

    Thursday, July 11, 2024

    11:30 - 1:00 PM

    Harness the Power of Adaptability, Resilience, and Mindset in a Rapidly Changing World that NEVER. SLOWS. DOWN.

    There is no normal or new normal. There is only what’s now and what’s next. Changes, challenges, and uncertainty are hurtling toward us at breakneck speed, and it’s messy and unpredictable. This constant disruption and uncertainty has kicked off a brutal cycle of overwhelm for our leaders, teams, and organizations, leading to fear, resistance to change, and unhealthy levels of stress.

    It’s time to stop the cycle. It’s time to Stop. Shift. And Reframe Change and Challenge; because we either adapt, grow, and move forward, or we stay stuck and are left behind.

    In this inspiring, engaging keynote, Kim reveals a proven framework for reframing change, redefining resilience, and reimagining what's possible so we can all ignite Unstoppable Momentum and break the constant cycle of overwhelm in a world that never slows down.

    With healthy doses of humor, relatable authenticity, and motivation, Kim shares the story of her own journey to Unstoppable Momentum in work and life and offers proven research-backed tools for harnessing the power of adaptability and a grit up, don’t give up Momentum MindsetTM.

    Get ready to turn your obstacles into opportunities, your fear into fuel, and your resistance into buy-in with the mindset, motivation, and tools to bounce forward (not just back) and use every change, challenge, and uncertainty to propel you, your teams and your organization forward - stronger and better than ever.

    Leave this program with the tools you need to transform your mindset to think differently about change and challenges and create the everyday resilience required in this rapidly changing world to ignite Unstoppable Momentum no matter what.

    You Will Leave Able To:

           Transform the emotions caused by change, uncertainty, and stress into rocket fuel for moving forward through the power of self-awareness and emotional intelligence

           Thrive in uncertainty, develop greater adaptability, and become a champion of change as you shift to the possibility that change creates and harness the power of a Momentum MindsetTM

           Integrate proven strategies to maximize their energy management during change and challenges, reducing stress, amplifying productivity, and enhancing your own well-being and resilience

           Maintain a positive attitude, create more focus, and become more present, productive, and connected, especially when overwhelm hits

           Reframe change and recharge your resilience so that every change and challenge propels you forward


    Kim Becking
    Chief Motivator
    Momentum Motivation 

    The driving force behind the Unstoppable Momentum Movement, Kim Becking is changing the way we think about change and resilience. Kim is on a mission to empower leaders, teams and organizations to build a Momentum Mindset® to reframe change and redefine resilience in this rapidly changing world that never slows down.  She inspires everyone she meets to be more adaptable, more resilient, and better equipped to own what’s now and embrace what’s next with a deep breath and a big cup of Bring It On.

    She is an engaging, high energy and impactful international keynote speaker, human behavior expert, New York Times best-selling author, consultant, cancer thriver, recovering attorney and a proud Thin Mint girl scout addict.  

    As a highly sought after expert on thriving in the midst of change, you might have seen her on Good Morning America or read about her in Harvard Business Review, People magazine or the New York Times. Her strategic insights and practical solutions on adapting to change and boosting resilience have been utilized by hundreds of happy clients – including Fortune 50 companies, national and statewide associations, healthcare organizations, governmental entities and non-profit organizations.  After hearing Kim, audiences leave ready to take her relatable lessons and practical solutions and put them into immediate action to ignite Unstoppable Momentum. 

    CAE Credit:  1.0 Hours


    11:30 - 12:00 - In-Person Check In and Networking
    11:45 - 12:00 - Lunch begins
    12:00 - 12:05 - Welcome & Introduction of Speaker
    12:05 - 12:55 - Presentation 
    12:55 - 1:00- Program Conclusion, Reminders and Adjourn


    AGC Training Center
    6301 Knox Industrial Drive
    St. Louis, MO  63139

    • Thursday, October 10, 2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • AGC Training Center, 6301 Knox Industrial Court, St. Louis, MO 63139

    Thursday, October 10, 2024

    11:30 - 1:00 PM

    Program Title:  Volunteer Management and Your Mission

    Session Highlights:

    Have you noticed a shift in volunteer participation and don't know why?  The level of engagement and collaboration within your organization impacts the success of your mission.  

    Rhonda Travers, Founder & President of Travers Training & Consulting, will help you:

    • Recognize the impact of today's environment on volunteer participation
    • Identify the key framework for volunteer management
    • Discover 4 core volunteer needs
    • Create actionable items to increase engagement through meeting these needs


    Rhonda Travers
    Founder & President
    Travers Training and Consulting

    Rhonda Travers is a dynamic leader with 30 years of corporate expertise and a passion for fostering collaboration and growth. As Founder & President of Travers Training & Consulting, Rhonda ignites teams and drives results for businesses and nonprofits. Rhonda's approach blends business acumen and proven strategies with relevant techniques to elevate engagement, retention, and productivity. Whether through People Advisory Services, Training & Leadership Development Workshops, or Speaking Engagements, Rhonda’s mission is to transform organizations and empower individuals.

    Rhonda is also committed to making a difference through positive community development. She has fulfilled multiple volunteer leadership roles for over 17 years to help nonprofits achieve their mission.  After earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Millikin University, Rhonda completed the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), as well as Master Practitioner and Certified Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) certifications. Rhonda is also #1 International Best-Selling contributing author of "Tenacity: The Deconstructing G.R.I.T. Collection".

    CAE Credit:  1.0 Hours


    11:30 - 12:00 - In-Person Check In and Networking
    11:45 - 12:00 - Lunch begins
    12:00 - 12:05 - Welcome & Introduction of Speaker
    12:05 - 12:55 - Presentation 
    12:55 - 1:00- Program Conclusion, Reminders and Adjourn


    AGC of Missouri Training Center
    6301 Knox Industrial Dr.
    St. Louis, MO  63139

Past events

Thursday, June 13, 2024 Lunch & Ethics Program: The Accountability Advantage
Thursday, May 09, 2024 Lunch & Program: Enhance Performance - Eliminate Excuses
Thursday, April 11, 2024 Program & Tour: Global Meetings Industry Day and Tour the America's Center Expansion
Thursday, March 07, 2024 Lunch & Program: Developing and Engaging Next Generation Leaders
Thursday, February 08, 2024 Lunch & Program: Value Driven Teamwork
Thursday, January 11, 2024 Lunch & Program: Hire Once, Hire Right!
Thursday, December 14, 2023 Lunch & Program: Winning Through Uncertainty
Thursday, November 09, 2023 Lunch & Program: What Were You Thinking?!?!
Thursday, October 12, 2023 Lunch & Program: Unlock the Power of AI
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Lunch & Program: What Happens When Employees or Volunteers Violate Trust?
Tuesday, July 18, 2023 Lunch & Program: Improving Team Communication: R.A.C.I. Charts
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Happy Hour & Headshots - NEW LOCATION!!
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 Lunch & Program: Getting Time Back on Your Side NEW LOCATION
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 2023 Dynamic Membership Ideas to Drive Association Growth
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 Lunch & Program: You Can't Make this $#!T Up!
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Happy Hour & Headshots - POSTPONED to Future Date
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Lunch & Program: Leveraging Volume for Better Video Solutions - NEW LOCATION
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 Lunch & Program: Mental Health Tips for Association Staff and Members
Wednesday, November 09, 2022 Lunch & Program: So Now What? What Does the Path Forward Look Like?
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Lunch & Program: Empowering Diverse Work Teams
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Legislative Update: The 2022 Elections Mean for Missouri and Non-Profit Associations
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 Lunch & Program:
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 Half Day Program: 2022 Dynamic Association Management
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Lunch & Program: Insurance for Non-Profits!
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Lunch & Program: Through the Looking Glass of Digital Marketing
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Lunch & NEW Program Topic for April 19: Roundtable Discussions
Tuesday, March 08, 2022 An Update on St. Louis with Explore St. Louis!
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Lunch & Program: Liar, Liar Pants on Fire
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Lunch & Program: Membership Roundtable Discussion - January 18th
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Lunch & Program: The Mess of Stress
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Lunch & Program: DE & I - UPDATED Speakers & Details
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Virtual Lunch & Program: Mediation and Conflict Resolution
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Lunch & ETHICS Program
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Delivering Meaningful Content and Connections in a Hybrid Experience
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Webinar - Cybersecurity to Protect Your Association and Your Members
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 SLSAE: Employee Services & Benefits: Changes & Lessons Learned
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Meetings & Conferences - Special Interest Group (SIG)
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Digital Marketing Excellence: ZOOM Meeting Details
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Webinar - HR Trends 2021 and Beyond
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Meetings & Conferences - Special Interest Group (SIG)
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Webinar - Unshakable: The Chaos Pilot
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Webinar - What the 2020 Elections Mean for Non-Profit Associations
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Webinar - An Update on St. Louis with Explore St. Louis!
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Webinar - Busting Burnout in the Midst of Holidays, Elections and the Pandemic
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Webinar - Volunteer Recruitment & Retention
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Webinar - Cannabis in the Workplace: A Legal & HR Response
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Webinar - The Data Drive: Understand How to Improve Your Member Communications
Thursday, June 25, 2020 Association Mixology - June 25th
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Legal Issues in These Difficult Times: The Lawyer Is In - Webinar Program - May 27
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 April 21st Webinar: How the COVID-19 Response & Relief Affects Exempt Organizations
Thursday, March 19, 2020 Program CHANGED TO WEBINAR: March 19th - Managing Virtual Teams
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Lunch & Program: February 18th - Mysteries of Marketing
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Lunch & Program: January 14th - Economic Check-In with the Federal Reserve
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Lunch & Program: December 17th - Value Driven Leadership/Teamwork
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Lunch & Program: Building a Brand of Attraction
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Lunch & Program: October 22nd - What's Coming in the Association & Corporate Events Arena
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Lunch & Program: September 17 - Contracts, Curtains and Content
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Lunch & Program: July 16 - Turning Membership Challenges into Opportunities
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 June 18th Lunch Program - Labor & Employment Updates
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Lunch & Program: May 21st - Politics and Policy: Impacts on Associations
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Lunch & Program: April 16th - Create the Coaching Environment in Your Association
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 LOCATION CHANGE: March 19th - Gender Diversity in Leadership
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Boost Teamwork & Improve Decision-Making
Thursday, January 24, 2019 Happy Hour: Membership Growth
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Monthly Luncheon: Reaching Resiliency: Tools to Bounce Back

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