Our Program

Winning in the Work World

After several years and thousands of dollars spent on your
college education,
are you truly ready to excel in the work world?

Keep looking- you won’t find any class in school called “How to Quickly Climb the Corporate Ladder” listed in your class options. Coulee is simply not designed to teach you how to make a strong impression on your first day on the job or internship.

Winning in the Work World
is the pioneering comprehensive program designed to help students and recent graduates understand what leaders are really looking for so they can choose to have a powerful head start to a rewarding and meaningful career.


Your career head start cannot wait! Start “Winning in the Work World” today.
  • Powerful rules to build your standout career by
  • Choosing a winning approach to your first job
  • Learning the written and unwritten rules for achieving success
  • Discovering and mastering complex office scenarios you may encounter
  • Building networks internally and externally in order to stand out

Sign up for our online program – “Winning in the Work World”.

Winning in the Work World Intensive

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Completing an undergraduate degree is an important step in career success… and it’s one to be proud of.

Unfortunately, having a degree (and the knowledge that goes along with it) is only one piece of the puzzle.

The people who achieve the highest level of long-term success aren’t necessarily the ones with the highest GPAs.

This program will help you master the communication and interpersonal skills you need to:

  • Get hired for positions that offer nearly unlimited upward potential!
  • Become visible within your organization!
  • Leave a positive impression on managers and executive leaders!
  • Effectively lead teams to produce results!
  • Stand out and give valuable input in executive meetings and group “think tank” sessions!
  • Handle any situation with confidence, poise, and diplomacy!

Unfortunately, these are not skills most people learn in the classroom. In today’s work world, it is easy to be come overshadowed by peers who have mastered these real-world skills!

You Deserve Every Advantage Possible to Start Your Career Off Right!

When you graduate and venture into the job market, you shouldn’t have to wonder:

  • “Will I even be able to get hired in my chosen field?”
  • “Will my coworkers and managers take me seriously?”
  • “Will I be able to land promotions and effectively lead my company?”
  • “Do I have what it takes to become a valuable asset to my organization?”

Fortunately… the power to give your students this advantage is right at your fingertips!

  • Knowing when to speak (and what to say) in important meetings
  • How to develop a positive impression when interacting with team
    members
  • What to say to be remembered when in an elevator with the CEO
  • How to present effectively – even to an audience of hundreds
  • How to generate energy and enthusiasm instantly
  • How to connect with subordinates, peers, and superiors through
    strategic communication
  • Which areas of focus are most important in a new job
  • Ways to communicate effectively with counterparts from other
    countries and cultures
  • And much more!

Sign up for our online program – “Winning in the Work World”.

Stephen has spoken all over the world in 30 + countries to both college and corporate audiences. He is an expert on how leaders can stand out and get noticed in their corporations even in an increasingly competitive global market place. As a college speaker, he shows students how to win in the work world and be successful. From Seattle to Singapore, Cincinnati to China, people are saying the same thing, Stephen, has a unique style that is easy, enjoyable and entertaining whilst delivering key messages. He is able to connect, engage and energize audience easily. If that is your goal then Stephen is for you.

Stephen Krempl: Winning in the Work World, The 5% Zone, Stand Out Expert.

Topics that Stephen Speaks on:

College/ University Market:

Winning in the Work World: The Secrets for Standing Out and Getting Noticed by Employers

Traditionally, college is not designed to teach or show you how to make a strong impression in the early stages of your career. Stephen will share what leaders are really looking for so that you can choose to have a powerful head start to a rewarding and meaningful career. It is for those who really want to standout, listen and learn from a Fortune 500 veteran who’s research with company executives will show you what they care about.

During the informative and engaging sessions, Stephen will cover:

  • Switching to your 5% Zone instantly
  • Powerful rules to build your standout career
  • Choosing a winning approach to your first job
  • Competencies that employers are looking for
  • Actions that will set you apart and Standout.

The 5% Zone: The mindset that will set you apart in the job world
The competition will be cutthroat, but you know you bring a lot to the table. And with the right mindset, everyone else will know it, too. So start solidifying your place as a starter, as a winner, and as a champion in your new organization from the moment you step into the office. Are you ready to stand out? Then it’s time to get you noticed! Are you ready to leverage your 5% zone.

During the informative and engaging sessions, Stephen will cover such topics as:

  • Skills that will keep you ahead of your competition.
  • Knowing how to get into your 5% Zone
  • Critical areas of focus at a new job.
  • Key behaviors that will enable them to quickly stand out.
  • How to raise their energy and presence instantly.
  • Communication tactics to connect with both peers and superiors.
The 5% Zone: The mindset that will set you apart in the job world

FOR CORPORATIONS:

Developing a Global Mindset: To help you Standout and be Remembered

To standout in the global arena you have to deliver results, work hard and know your “stuff”. But is that enough? The talk will introduce you to the G.E.M.(Global Executive Mindset) model which highlights the behaviors, techniques and mindset that allows you to better connect personally, communicate confidently and standout on the global stage. The talk will discuss specific work situations and scenario and shows the audience how to leverage their skills to make the most of each situation.

During the informative and engaging sessions, Stephen will cover:

  • Critical areas of focus at a new job
  • Key behaviors that will enable them to quickly stand out.
  • How to raise their energy and presence instantly.
  • Communication tactics to connect with both peers and superiors.

Bridging The Cultural Divide: Transforming Cultural Barriers into Global Mindsets.

Are your Asian Managers & Key Talent Ready and Competent to Compete as Global Players? Ever wonder why less than 2% of the executive positions in Fortune 500 companies are Asians? The latest talent management research shows Asia facing significant gaps in ability and readiness of Asian leaders to be successful as global executives in multinational corporations.  Sticky Floor or Glass Ceiling syndrome? Whatever we call it, the global and regional data are congruent in describing the realities of “The Asian HR Challenge”. Asian leaders are evidently trailing behind their global associates.

  • What do Global Corporate executives look for in the leaders from Asia?
  • What are the Asian managers and talents lacking in that are so critical for their global success, despite being technically competent?
  • What you need to do to compete more successfully?