About the Game Changers Experience

A Unique Experience

The Game Changers Experience is a unique and innovative retreat-style workshop that uses one of the most effective teaching tools available – experiential learning.


The workshops engage participants in customized role-playing with professional actors, who present each attendee with a specially designed scenario that challenges them and leads to life-changing growth. Participants are guided through the process by experienced personal and professional coaches. 
 

In addition to role-playing, participants learn from special guest speakers who share life-changing tips and strategies. Participants also gain insight to their challenges through observational learning as they observe other attendees working through their scenarios.


The Game Changers Experience was designed by founder Connie St. John, an award-winning writer/director and business executive who developed the concept by drawing on her years of business experience, innovative teaching skills, public relations & marketing expertise, drama production & direction, and strategic, creative messaging. 


~ Day One of the Experience focuses on professional development for business leaders and employees at all levels. 


~ Day Two focuses on personal development, including relationships, social engagements and other non-work-related activities.


Whether you attend the Professional Development day, the Personal Development day or both, you are guaranteed to have an unforgettable, life-changing Experience.

The Juneau Experience

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Game Changers Experience - Juneau

Friday, November 22, 2019 & 

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Centennial Hall

Egan Drive

Juneau, AK 99801


 

What you'll receive at the Juneau Game Changers Experience:

~ Day One - Professional Development

~ Day Two - Personal Development


~ Role Playing with Professional Actors in Customized, Interactive Scenarios

~ Training from Award-Winning Director and Leadership Expert Connie St. John 

~ Wisdom and Insight from Special Guest Speaker Christina Michelle

~ Observational Learning & Networking Opportunities


and most importantly...

~ A Life-Changing Unforgettable Experience


 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 20, 2019 

 

Register Now for Your Experience

Are you ready to change the game both professionally and personally? Register for one or both days of this life-changing retreat event.


Friday, November 22, 2019 

Day One - Professional Development Experience - $375

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Saturday, November 23, 2019 

Day Two - Personal Development Experience - $375

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Both Professional & Personal Development - $675 

(10% Discount)  



REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 20, 2019

Meet Your Juneau Hosts / Facilitators

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Christina Michelle

Christina Michelle

Christina Michelle

 Renowned life coach and hypnotherapist, Christina Michelle, is our Special Guest Speaker and Coach 

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Connie St. John

Christina Michelle

Christina Michelle

Award-winning writer/director,
Connie St. John, is the program designer and your Host Facilitator and Coach

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Sherry Patterson

Christina Michelle

Sherry Patterson

Community leader Sherry Patterson, is our leadership advisor and special event host.

Special Guest Speaker & Coach

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About Christina Michelle

  

Over the past 8 years Christina has honed her passion for inspiring change into an eclectic blend of evidence-based coaching, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy techniques. Her natural intuition and positive outlook on life compliment her experience to help her clients end self-sabotaging behaviors, gain clarity of purpose and stay accountable to their goals of living with mindful intention. 

Coach, Hypnotherapist, Transformational Speaker and Writer, Christina has inspired thousands on the air with multiple guest radio appearances and has shared the stage with such icons as television host and best-selling author, Deborah Pegues and Activist, Elizabeth Smart. Christina's views on life and relationships have been Editors Picks in the Huffington Post, Elephant Journal and All 4 Women South Africa.

Christina is certified as a Rapid Transformational Therapist by world-renowned Marisa Peer through RTT, and is dually certified as a Life Coach through World Coach Institute and Awyken Life Coaching and as a DBT Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance skills trainer. She majored in psychology and is an Alumni of the University of Southern California. 

Dedicated to her calling to heal the emotionally hurting, she is trained in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault advocacy through AWARE and is a Substance Abuse Counselor with a CDC1 certification through the State of Alaska. 

Christina has had her fair share of experience in building confidence and self-esteem. Inspired by her own story of literally deboarding the plane on the way to her destination wedding in Negril, Jamaica, Christina is writing her first book "Just Get Off The Plane". Chronicling her own journey to healing and self-discovery, her book encourages women to walk away from relationships that don't honor them and into a life of healthy love and self-respect. 

Avid DIY-er, in her free time she can be found at home experimenting with homeopathic recipes and spending time with her family. 

She currently resides between her 2 geographical loves, the capital city of Alaska where she grew up and Southern California where she’s spent most of her adult life. She works with her clients 1-on-1 in both places and hosts workshops online and locally. 

To attend a Vision Board Workshop, join a group hypnotherapy session or work 1-on-1 with Christina, visit her website www.empressmentality.com

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Host, Facilitator & Coach

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Connie St. John, Award-Winning Writer/Director

  

Connie St. John is President of the St. John Consulting Group and CEO of No Weapon Productions (NWP), a company that specializes in family-friendly film and television programming, along with stage plays and other live events that feature no gratuitous sex, profanity or violence. Through both companies, Connie and her teams use entertainment and other innovative techniques to create life change for individuals, strengthen corporations and nonprofits, as well as to address social issues, such as bullying.

As the No Weapon’s primary writer and director, Connie has written more than 100 plays, films and television scripts. She wrote and directed the award-winning short film, The Message, and Asunder, both of which screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. She has written, directed and produced several successful touring stage plays and musicals. 

Prior to No Weapon Productions, Connie served as director of public relations and marketing for the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), senior manager of public responsibility for Sara Lee Corporation, manager of media and corporate relations for Harpo Productions, Inc. and The Oprah Winfrey Show, director of public relations at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. in Atlanta, and manager of public relations at Columbia TriStar Television in Los Angeles.

Connie has extensive nonprofit management experience, having served as President & Executive Director of the Neighborhood Music School in Los Angeles and as Regional Executive Director for Pacific Region OASIS, lifelong learning centers for older adults. Connie has also worked in Washington, D.C. as a meeting and convention planner for the Urban & Regional Information Systems Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Connie’s specialty and passion is change your life entertainment™, followed closely by innovative education and business management. She sits on the board of Arts High Foundation, which funds the arts programs at the prestigious L.A. County High School for the Arts. She is also fascinated by law. 

Connie is the proud mother of an amazing and talented 20-year-old son, David Robinson, a singer/songwriter who attends Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.

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Leadership Advisor & Special Event Host

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Sherry Patterson, Community Leader

  

Sherry is a native of the state of Louisiana, home of the New Orleans Saints and the Who Dat Nation. She moved to Alaska in 1974, a few months after graduating high school. Shortly after arriving in Anchorage, she enrolled in business school. After graduating, Sherry landed her first Alaska job as a receptionist at the Anchorage School District. Her career in Finance began about a year later, which spanned for over 36 years. Employers include Anchorage School District, University of Alaska Anchorage, Juneau School District, SOA Dept of Administration and almost 20 years as Accounts Payable Manager with the City; Borough of Juneau. Sherry retired from the City & Borough of Juneau in July 2015. Sherry joined SEARHC as Executive Office Manager in August, 2015. Sherry plans, coordinate, oversees and ensure the daily, smooth functions of the executive office. Sherry trains and develops administrative staff, manages the Support Staff, which includes Staff Travel, Mail Room, Supply Room and the executive office reception desk.

Along with these roles, Sherry previously supported the SEARHC CFO as executive assistant for two years. Sherry loves community and is very active in the capital city. Community roles includes president of Black Awareness Association, co-chair to First Lady Donna Walker to Bridge Builders of Juneau, a previous Big Sister and served on the Local Leadership Council with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Healing Hand Foundation Board Member and an on call religious counselor at Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Sherry is a public speaker and vocalist, who is frequently invited to perform at local, state and federal events. Sherry has performed for five administrations at the annual Governor’s Mansion Christmas Open House. Sherry was nominated and selected as the recipient of the 2018 Mayor’s Award for the Arts for Achievement in the Arts. She loves to cook, especially her native Louisiana dishes which includes gumbo, jambalaya and ettoufee’. She is a proud mother to Christina, Michael and Kelli and a gushing Grammy to sweet Ahmir, 12 and precious Makaylah, 2 years.

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