Laura Tierney’s presentations have challenged and inspired thousands of students to champion their reputations, real selves, and passions. Her authentic, inspiring approach has audiences walking away with techniques and tools they can use immediately.
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HOW TO WIN THE GAME OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Instead of lecturing teens on the dangers of social media, Laura takes an unconventional, empowering approach. She teaches students to embrace social as a game that can be won – if you’re savvy enough to master the rules. This workshop coaches teens to see social media in a new light, strengthening their real-time judgement and empowering them to make smart decisions across platforms. Takeaways include:
- Building your reputation while staying true to yourself
- Why you are greater than the sum of your likes
- Protecting your privacy like you’re already famous
ALL LIKES & NO LOVE:
THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON GIRLS
More than ever, most girls define their self-worth with numbers: how many followers they have and how many likes they get. This inspiring talk exposes the unspoken rules behind girls and social media and explains the pitfalls of relying on likes as a measurement of self-worth. Laura helps girls understand that while social media can be a highlight reel, it’s not the full story.
PURSUING CAREERS IN SOCIAL MEDIA
In just over a decade, the explosive growth of networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and Peach (plus international networks such as China’s Webo or Russia’s Vkontakte) has ignited a social media industry that employs millions of people worldwide in specialist roles. This workshops explores how social media is a viable career path and how to get onboard this rocket ship of an industry.
WIN FRIENDS & INFLUENCE PEOPLE IN THE DIGITAL ERA
In today’s connected world, influential people must be more than savvy in-person communicators. This workshop challenges professionals to critically examine how they transform their digital persona to better lead and engage others. Particular emphasis is placed on listening, sharing and engaging using digital technologies.
PARENTING IN THE DIGITAL AGE
This thought provoking workshop encourages parents to analyze the type of digital environment they are creating for their children. Parents will leave the workshop with an understanding of the latest social networks and specific strategies they can use to more effectively guide their children.