Learning Platform

Our industry has changed, and while we see an increase in Hybrid and Virtual Events, the in-person conference is an industry standard. As event planners, we work with your internal team to structure your event, coordinate the multiple moving parts, and ensure success-results that we refer to as a WOWTcome™. 

A WOWTcome™ is your solution to providing WOW and great outcomes for the healthcare, hospitality, and human capital industries and more! WOWTcomes change your value statement from ordinary to extraordinary! WOWTcomes is more than a program or service; IT’S AN EXPERIENCE. This is your opportunity to…

WOWTcomes

When professionals meet face-to-face, they have the unique opportunity to enhance personal and professional growth. Our goal is to facilitate that process and the careers of those involved. We specialize in connecting the dots and creating experiences that engage, empower, and educate participants at all levels of an organization. 

As a result of working together our clients glean: 

  • Timely ideas 
  • Top talent 
  • Terrific results 
  • Takeaways that improve lives 

SMW’s events management group inspires client learning and empowers participants to use new skills to face their challenges, lead teams and communicate with inspiration and impact. Each program is customized after an initial discovery meeting with our team. Our global clients include Dignity Health, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Yerevan State Armenian-American Medical College “Erebouni” and Nurses Association, Alphay International, Lead4Excellence, The International Leadership Institute, Kronos, Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals, Nikken, PeraHealth, Swiss-Re, Baptist Health Services, The Alla Foundation, The Global Healthcare Leadership Institute, BMO Harris Bank, and more.

Contact us to explore your event planning needs!

About us…experience matters most 

Sharon M. Weinstein 

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
  • Over 30 Years in Corporate, Clinical, Faculty and Leadership roles 
  • CEO of a Global Coaching/Consulting/Speaking Firm
  • Director of an International Leadership Institute
  • Best Selling Author/First Place, Consumer Health 2015
  • Business Strategist/Thought Leader/Subject Matter Expert 
  • Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) 
  • Certified Virtual Presenter (CVP)
  • Certified, International Association of Professional Executive Coaches 
  • Certified, Issue Processing and Facilitator Training 
  • Diplomate, American Institute of Stress 
  • Chair, CSP Committee, National Speakers Association 
  • Chief Judge, Sharecare HC Awards/Academy of Judges 
  • Chair of Consulting/Coaching/Training, HBA Ambassador Program
  • HBA Global Ambassador Committee 
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Illinois, Chicago and School of Nursing, Purdue Global University 
  • TEDx Montreal Women 

Dina Readinger 

  • Women Leadership Acceleration Team Coach – Diagnostic Thinking 
  • Team Transformation Coach 
  • Core Values Driven Negotiations 
  • EMBA, M & A Consultant 
  • CEO of ACE Coaching 
  • Certified Team Business Coach (ICF)
  • Certified Core Values Facilitator/Trainer 
  • Certified Team Advantage Coach (HCI) 
  • Global Advisor to J&J Beerse, Roche US 
  • Midwest Mentor/HBA 
  • HBA Ambassador Global Advisor 
  • HBA Coach/Training/Consultant Council 
  • Extensive experience in healthcare and pharmaceutical sales
  • Passionate about developing others 
  • Competitive Analysis  
  • Host of the Confident Woman Leader Show
  • Business Strategist/Thought Leader/Subject Matter Expert 

Through insight and innovation, we set the standard and raise the bar for meeting design, effective networking formats, and best practices.

We also draw from our own selection of Master Classes to enhance your internal meeting or event, including the following: 

Leadership/Professional Development Series

Global Healthcare Leadership SummitThese crowd-pleasing sessions enhance retention, empower staff, and enrich the workplace! Is your organization ready to face the challenge and make it happen?

Select Master Classes include*:

  • SERVICE EXCELLENCEevery day in every wat
  • DIAGNOSTIC THINKING
  • STRATEGIC DECISION-MAKING
  • EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
  • INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP
  • WHO’S NEXT…SUCCESSION PLANNING
  • YOUR BRAND IS YOUR VALUE-ADD
  • EXECUTIVE PRESENCE/PUBLIC SPEAKING
  • BRIDGING THE DIVIDE
  • DEVELOPING A CAREER PATH
  • DISCOVER THE LEADER WITHIN
  • TRUST IS A COMMODITY
  • NETWORK EQUALS NETWORTH
  • PRIORITIZING TO PRODUCTIVITY
  • BOUNDARY MANAGEMENTTHE POWER OF NO
  • CROSS-FUNCTIONAL COLLABORATION
  • ENGAGINGMINUS THE BLING, PLUS THE VALUE
  • SEE-SUITEEMBRACING DEI

Stress Management Series

We’re really to help you explore the stress solutions…

OVERWORK>OVERWHELM>OVERCOME- STRESS

Stress Management SolutionsFormat: A 45-minute virtual keynote or 90-minute Master Class

This program is perfect for:

  • Senior management
  • C-Suite professionals
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Human resources

The audience will leave with…

  • Three tools to overcome the overwork
  • An understanding of TEMP® as a contributing factor, and tools for success
  • How to use the senses to deal with overwhelm

Today’s hot topic is why you are working more and achieving less! Why are you overworked? What can you do to deal with the overwhelm and overcome your stress? In this interactive program, Sharon, the “Stressbuster”—will identify the stressors caused by working more and achieving less and the impact on time, money, relationships, and outcomes.

THE NEXT NORMAL

Format: A 30-minute virtual keynote or training

This program is perfect for:

  • Senior management
  • C-Suite professionals
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Human resources

The audience will leave with…

  • Lessons learned from Covid-19
  • 3 principles of networking in the next normal
  • A definition of the New (Next) Normal

How long will it take to return to normal post-pandemic? Or will the new normal change the way we do business? What lessons have we learned from Covid-19 that will alter relationship building, networking, and entrepreneurship? In this open networking session, we share lessons learned, possible changes in business models, and recovery plans.

LIFE AS A BALANCING ACT…

Format: A 50-minute keynote or 3-hour Master Class
This program is perfect for the following audiences:

  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources

The audience will leave with an ability to:

  • Manage the workload
  • Be all that you can be, and still have time for YOU
  • Say “NO” and make it a complete sentence
  • Learn and apply the 5 steps

I’ve offered this program to audiences around the world, and it is a top-rated session. If you are struggling with stress in the workplace, this program is the one to choose.

FATIGUE- IMPACT ON PERFORMANCE, PRODUCTIVITY, AND SAFETY

Format: A 60-minute keynote or 2-hour Master Class

  • CEOs and C-Suite Executives
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Human Resources
  • Hospitality
  • Teams struggling with burnout

The audience will leave with:

  • 5 common effects of fatigue
  • Contributing factors and action steps
  • A fatigue mitigation plan
  • Best practices
  • An understanding of who owns fatigue

    This program has been offered to audiences globally; everyone has fatigue, and few understand the consequences. Get ready for straight talk on handling fatigue and the subsequent risk of accidents and injuries. If you’re concerned about fatigue, burnout, retention, employee satisfaction…select this program!

    eLearning/Virtual Offerings

    eLearningEven seasoned professional presenters find the shift to online a challenge. Technology and distance have made learning more complex; our programs simplify learning and outcomes. Take advantage of one of these two-hour programs:

    Perform Like a Proonline

    Master the following skills:

    • Audience engagement
    • Make learning fundamental
    • Three tips to presenting virtually
    • Field questions/answers
    • Structure your storyline

    Zoom Away

    Master the following skills:

    • Avoid Zoom fatigue
    • Use built-in tools
    • Create interaction
    • Explore openers, closers and calls to action
    • Discover breakout rooms

    Safe OutcomesSafe Outcomes

    • Patient safety challenges including errors, healthcare-acquired infections, falls, readmissions, and diagnostic errors
    • Individual healthcare worker safety including fatigue, shift worker sleep disorder, presenteeism, scheduling, and staffing
    • Organizational safety including system-wide solutions to employee engagement, and a collective commitment to patient safety

    Customized programs may be developed to meet your team’s learning needs!