Closing the BS Gap
There’s what you know and what you need to know, and the gap between the two is dangerous. But how do you close that gap genuinely, without BSing? Whether it’s business development for your job, networking for your career or dating, closing the BS gap quickly and thoughtfully is what builds genuine relationships and a lasting impression. Join us for a look at some best practices, horror stories and thoughts on how to do it right, and the consequences of doing it wrong.
About the Speaker:
As a public speaker, presenter, writer and mentor, Erick Worrell has overseen client services, business development and strategy teams in Oklahoma City since 2012. Named Oklahoma City’s Young Advertising Professional of the Year in 2016 and a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City’s LOYAL Class XII, Erick has been a leader in the Oklahoma City advertising industry for many years and has been recognized for his commitment to networking and providing mentoring to and development opportunities for college students and young professionals across the state.
Erick’s previous positions include Vice President of Client Services and Business Development, Vice President of Development, Director of Account Service, Director of Development, New Business Manager, Account Supervisor, Creative Services Manager, Senior Account Executive, Audio Engineer and Copywriter. Erick currently serves as Senior Director of Business Development for Saxum, an integrated advertising, digital and public relations firm with offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Houston.
A graduate of Oklahoma City University with degrees in advertising and public relations, Erick is an ADDY-award-winning audio producer with a diverse background that also includes public speaking, copywriting, mentoring and Web and print layout.
In his spare time, Erick is also an accomplished drummer who tours and performs around Oklahoma and the country; he also dabbles in piano and ukulele.
Erick is often asked to write about himself in the third person. It makes him uncomfortable.
Saxum, 621 N. Robinson Ave, Suite 600 Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Saxum’s building is located on 6th and Robinson. Parking Instructions:
-The FREE parking lot is at 5th and Robinson. There’s a small sign that says Heritage Visitors Parking Lot.
-If it’s full for some reason, the parking garage directly behind it on 5th Street is only $2/hour.
Lunch this month is BYO (brown bag)
Need a lunch idea? Blu’s BBQ is across the street.
Questions? Contact our Programming chair, Jennifer Williams: firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-808-5137