Mindfulness Breakfast Meeting - Creating Clarity Around Competing Priorities

November 13, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Dopkins & Company, LLP
200 International Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221

Mindfulness Breakfast Meeting - Creating Clarity Around Competing Priorities

Today’s professionals have a variety of competing priorities in their lives: responsibility for professional results; responsibility for employee development; responsibility for family and personal commitments; responsibility for personal development, etc. Creating clarity around your ultimate goals and aligning priorities to this envisioned future will provide a road map for daily, monthly and quarterly activities. We will explore a few simple strategies to help focus your actions and integrate various aspects of your life.


  • 8-8:30am - Networking / Breakfast
  • 8:30-9:30am - Presentation
  • 9:30-10am - Questions for Jessica / Networking 


About Our Speaker:

Jessica J. Schimert: OD Consultant - Performance Management Partners

Jessica J. Schimert, M.B.A, M.S. is an organizational development consultant, trainer, and executive coach at Performance Management Partners. She works with individuals, teams and organizations to realize full leadership potential.

At the organization level, Jessica works with leadership teams to create a clear vision for the organization and aligns strategic goals and talent to accomplish the vision.

At the team level, Jessica facilitates interactive group sessions to increase team cohesion with a focus on trust building, conflict resolution, interpersonal communication and clarity around roles and goals.

For the individual, Jessica works to develop leadership skills through a proven one-on-one executive coaching process. This process incorporates a variety of assessment tools to provide a clear picture of the individual’s strengths and potential derailers and a foundation on which to develop talent.

Jessica has worked with organizations in the health care, banking and investment, legal, accounting, television, public relations, manufacturing, construction, property management, automotive, agriculture, government, higher education and nonprofit industries. Jessica’s background experience is in the banking and construction industries, including family business management.

Jessica has served as an adjunct faculty member for the Canisius College Center for Professional Development and Women’s Business Center and an adjunct professor at Canisius College in the Communication Studies Department. She began her career at M&T Investment Group.

Jessica serves on the Board of Directors for the Western New York Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and the Junior League of Buffalo. She volunteers at her children’s preschool and elementary school. She is a proud graduate of the 2012 Leadership Buffalo class and the United Way Board Governance Program for Women. She was awarded the 2015 SBA Woman Business Champion of the Year.

Jessica completed her undergraduate work at St. Bonaventure University and received an Honors BA in Journalism/Mass Communication. She completed an MBA from the University at Buffalo with a marketing concentration and an MS in Communication and Leadership from Canisius College. Her Master’s research is in the field of executive coaching and health communication. She has published articles in both fields.



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