The Pitfalls & Purpose of Passion

MAX Session

What do you do when you’re at the intersection of your values, your profession…. and your being? How do you respond when you hear something that shakes you to your core? This MAX session explores how a seasoned professional endured feedback from a boss that resulted in deep personal introspection and a new appreciation for the value of peer insights. Learn how summoning serenity, courage, and wisdom led to a new direction on living a passionate life with intention and purpose. We’ve all heard it before: “You’re just too passionate.” Now, hear the rest of the story.

Attendees will learn

  • Relate to a professional facing a career crisis.
  • Acquire practical knowledge to apply peer feedback.
  • Formulate strategies to overcome weaknesses.
  • Reframe a crisis situation for professional growth and fulfillment.

About your speaker

Barbara Shuck, FSMPS, CPSM

Barbara shares her energy, passion and 30+ years’ experience to teach, challenge, motivate, and inspire others. She has worked for general contracting, engineering, construction management, and architectural firms, and now shares her expertise as a consultant. She “gets” the challenges facing marketers and business developers, from the lone ranger in a small practice to the senior marketer in a multi-office medium or large firm. As a MAX speaker, she draws from her own experiences to encourage marketers and business developers, providing valuable insights and courage that they can immediately take back to their firms.