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Deliver With Dawn: Communication Skills That Get Your Point Across Webinar Series

From Beginning to End: Evaluating the Message Success

November 4, 2020 noon - 1 p.m. (Central time)

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You've learned how to put together a message and sell it in a memorable way. Now is the time to evaluate: did it stick? What could you do better next time? In this 60-minute online interactive webinar with media pro Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, you'll first identify the tools she uses to analyze the success of message delivery and refine her steps along the way. Then, you'll work through three case studies in content creation, share your ideas with the group, and get real-time feedback from Dawn.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 3
Learning Need Codes: 1070, 1130, 1140, 7070
Performance Indicators: 4.2, 6.1, 6.2

Learning Objectives

  1. Evaluate the successes and opportunities of created content
  2. Differentiate between content that is tiring and content that is inspiring
  3. Refine content plans to improve audience memorability

Speaker

headshot__1_.jpgDawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD, LDN

Dawn Jackson "DJ" Blatner is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified specialist in sports dietetics. She is the author of two books: The Flexitarian Diet, ranked a top plant-based diet by US News & World Report and her newest book, The Superfood Swap. Dawn is on the advisory board of SHAPE magazine and is a celebrity diet consultant for PEOPLE magazine. She is a trusted expert appearing regularly in local and national media outlets such as The Today Show and Good Morning America. She recently starred in (and won!) the hit primetime reality TV show on ABC called, My Diet Is Better Than Yours. Dawn worked as the head dietitian for the Chicago Cubs for 10 years and is a former national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. She owns a nutrition consulting & communications business in Chicago with a focus on real food, more fun, and no b.s.

     

     

2020 - 2021 Webinars

Networking Etiquette: Boost Your Virtual Presence

October 13, 2020 7 - 8:30 p.m. (Central time)

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Networking can help you advance your career, but when in-person meetings are shifted to online events, the landscape of networking changes too. In this DBC Networking Etiquette Event, renowned etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore, will reveal tips and tactics on how to work a room (virtually or in-person), how to introduce yourself in a way that people will remember, what foods to avoid when networking, and how to prepare your virtual meeting background. This is a 75-minute seminar followed by a 15-minute breakout networking session.

CPE Level: 1
Learning Need Codes: 1020, 1110, 1130, 7120
Performance Indicators: 2.3, 3.1, 8.3

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe how to build long-lasting, genuine relationships virtually
  2. List strategies to boost preparation before virtual and in-person meetings
  3. Identify tips and technologies for a clear and composed online image

Speaker

whitmore.jpgJacqueline Whitmore, CSP

Jacqueline Whitmore, CSP is America's foremost etiquette expert, a certified speaking professional and the founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach. She is the author of Poised for Success: Mastering the Four Qualities That Distinguish Outstanding Professionals and Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work. Jacqueline etiquette advice is sought by numerous publications including The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, Business Insider, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and O, The Oprah Magazine. She has appeared as a guest on 20/20, CNN, FOX News, Anderson Cooper's AC360° and CNBC.

Deliver With Dawn: Communication Skills That Get Your Point Across Webinar Series

Stand Out Messages: How To Create Memorable Content

September 2, 2020 noon - 1 p.m. (Central time)

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How can your messages stand out amidst the noisy sea of nutrition information? Whether you are pitching a television producer or creating content for your own social media platform, creating meaningful messages helps ensure your audience finds you valuable.

In this 60-minute online webinar, learn from media pro Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN as she describes her trusted how-to's for creating powerful content for traditional and social media. Then, with a case study, watch Dawn's process as she develops a creative content pitch to communicate evidence-based messages. Walk away feeling empowered to create meaningful media messages of your own!

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 1090, 1130, 1140, 7120
Performance Indicators: 2.1, 11.2, 11.4

Learning Objectives

  1. Simplify broad or complex nutrition messages into memorable sound bites
  2. Evaluate impressiveness of messages using the "Know-Feel-Do" Checklist
  3. Create a creative content pitch idea using nutrition evidence

Speaker

headshot__1_.jpgDawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD, LDN

Dawn Jackson "DJ" Blatner is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified specialist in sports dietetics. She is the author of two books: The Flexitarian Diet, ranked a top plant-based diet by US News & World Report and her newest book, The Superfood Swap. Dawn is on the advisory board of SHAPE magazine and is a celebrity diet consultant for PEOPLE magazine. She is a trusted expert appearing regularly in local and national media outlets such as The Today Show and Good Morning America. She recently starred in (and won!) the hit primetime reality TV show on ABC called, My Diet Is Better Than Yours. Dawn worked as the head dietitian for the Chicago Cubs for 10 years and is a former national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. She owns a nutrition consulting & communications business in Chicago with a focus on real food, more fun, and no b.s.

Beyond the Message: Adding Animation to Your Information

October 7, 2020 noon - 1 p.m. (Central time)

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You've spent time to craft an appropriate, meaningful message, but have you considered how your message will be delivered? Even the most well-informed and well-intentioned message could be a flop if you don't consider your props! In this 60-minute webinar, hear from media pro Dawn Jackson Blatner as she walks through the how to's of making your messages wow with your props and your personality.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 1100, 1130, 1140, 7120
Performance Indicators: 2.1, 4.1, 5.3

Learning Objectives

  1. Select the right location for filming video presentations at home
  2. Choose appropriate apparel and props for delivering messages via digital images, video conferencing, or video broadcasts
  3. Develop a presentation that supports your personal brand

Speaker

headshot__1_.jpgDawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD, LDN

Dawn Jackson "DJ" Blatner is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified specialist in sports dietetics. She is the author of two books: The Flexitarian Diet, ranked a top plant-based diet by US News & World Report and her newest book, The Superfood Swap. Dawn is on the advisory board of SHAPE magazine and is a celebrity diet consultant for PEOPLE magazine. She is a trusted expert appearing regularly in local and national media outlets such as The Today Show and Good Morning America. She recently starred in (and won!) the hit primetime reality TV show on ABC called, My Diet Is Better Than Yours. Dawn worked as the head dietitian for the Chicago Cubs for 10 years and is a former national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. She owns a nutrition consulting & communications business in Chicago with a focus on real food, more fun, and no b.s.

Pivoting Your RD Career: Considerations, Steps, and Skills to Succeed Webinar Series

5 Steps to Begin Your Dietetics Career Pivot

June 30, 2020 11 a.m. - noon (Central time)

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One day you wake up and realize it is time to change! Maybe it's moving from clinical to sports nutrition, from corporate to private practice, from food service to running your own consulting business, but you have no idea where to start. This webinar will give you a starting point. While it might seem overwhelming, dialing in on some initial details can make what looks impossible, possible. Learn from a dietitian who did it – quit her job and launched her own business. She will give you the knowledge you need to boldly take the next step in your dietitian career!

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 1010, 1110, 1120, 6080
Performance Indicators: 4.2, 8.3, 14.1

Learning Objectives

  1. Prioritize five important considerations and key steps to begin a career pivoting
  2. Choose appropriate resources and research to lead you to career pivot success
  3. Identify appropriate mentors, coaches, and other training as needed when pivoting

Amy_Goodson.jpgSpeaker: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Amy has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Dairy Farmers of America and more. She is a co-author of Swim, Bike, Run, Eat and nutrition contributor to retired NFL Player Donald Driver's book, The 3-D Body Revolution. She is a writer for Women's Running Magazine and is the owner of RD Career Jumpstart, a business designed to help dietetic students, interns and new registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.

With a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Amy is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. Amy is an ambassador spokesperson for the American Heart Association and National Dairy Council, speaker for National Cattleman's Beef Association, partner with Potatoes USA, a speaker and consultant for Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is a media dietitian for RDTV where she does food and nutrition TV segments nation-wide. Amy has over 700 media placements in a variety of TV, radio and print outlets.

Expand Your Professional Skills to Build Business

July 21, 2020 11 a.m. - noon (Central time)

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Strategic communication is essential for any professional who wants to advance in his/her career. Knowing what to say and how to say it can make or break a relationship, a job promotion and your business. This webinar provides you tips and practical application steps on becoming a successful communicator and how you can use the skills of public speaking, media and writing to positively impact your brand, career potential and business.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 1090, 1130, 1140, 7120
Performance Indicators: 2.1, 4.1, 11.4

Learning Objectives

  1. Organize thoughts, ideas, and plans with strategic communication
  2. Expand business reach by engaging in public speaking, media and writing
  3. Create clear and concise messaging through verbal and written communications

Amy_Goodson.jpgSpeaker: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Amy has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Dairy Farmers of America and more. She is a co-author of Swim, Bike, Run, Eat and nutrition contributor to retired NFL Player Donald Driver's book, The 3-D Body Revolution. She is a writer for Women's Running Magazine and is the owner of RD Career Jumpstart, a business designed to help dietetic students, interns and new registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.

With a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Amy is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. Amy is an ambassador spokesperson for the American Heart Association and National Dairy Council, speaker for National Cattleman's Beef Association, partner with Potatoes USA, a speaker and consultant for Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is a media dietitian for RDTV where she does food and nutrition TV segments nation-wide. Amy has over 700 media placements in a variety of TV, radio and print outlets.

Seal the Deal: Sell Your Winning Idea to Others

August 18, 2020 11 a.m. - noon (Central time)

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While dietitians are the nutrition experts, many have not learned the entrepreneurial skills to develop, sell and negotiate business proposals and contracts. This webinar will walk attendees through the process of identifying a client's need, developing a proposal and negotiating a fee for business success.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 1070, 7030, 7150, 7180
Performance Indicators: 4.1, 11.3, 14.2

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop a business proposal to meet client’s business needs
  2. Summarize key information to include within written contracts
  3. Negotiate contract terms and fees for business success

Amy_Goodson.jpgSpeaker: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Amy has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Dairy Farmers of America and more. She is a co-author of Swim, Bike, Run, Eat and nutrition contributor to retired NFL Player Donald Driver's book, The 3-D Body Revolution. She is a writer for Women's Running Magazine and is the owner of RD Career Jumpstart, a business designed to help dietetic students, interns and new registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.

With a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Amy is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. Amy is an ambassador spokesperson for the American Heart Association and National Dairy Council, speaker for National Cattleman's Beef Association, partner with Potatoes USA, a speaker and consultant for Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is a media dietitian for RDTV where she does food and nutrition TV segments nation-wide. Amy has over 700 media placements in a variety of TV, radio and print outlets.