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MAP Professional Development Inc. - Dr. Christine Hegstad

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If you could make one significant leap in your career or life, what would you do?
Welcome to MAP Professional Development Inc., a professional training and coaching company with a mission to help you do what you love! We partner with businesses and individuals to design meaningful careers and purposeful lives – those that honor your greatest values and strongest passions. Our clients remind us time and again that a strong and purposeful person changes the world, one step at a time. We love to join you in taking those steps!

We provide training, seminars, small-group and individual coaching within the realm of personal and professional development. Some of our most popular training and seminar topics include Clear Your Clutter, Change Your Life!; Passion, Power, & Purpose At Work; Family, Work, and Life – The Ultimate Balancing Act; and Seven Keys To Positive Living. We also facilitate Discover Your Purpose, a workshop in which participants leave with a written personal mission statement. When an employee’s mission aligns with their company’s mission, everyone benefits.

Our small-group, personal, and executive coaching programs allow you to progress towards your dreams and values-based goals at an astounding rate. We specialize in helping you design a powerful vision for your life, then create the action plan to fulfill it. The results are powerful and purposeful!

MAP Inc. is owned by Dr. Christine Hegstad, a recognized expert in career and life development with numerous publications and satisfied clients to her credit. Dr. Hegstad earned her Ph.D. in Human Resource Development from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has been trained through the College of Executive Coaching. She is a member of the National Career Development Association, International Coach Federation, International Mentoring Association, and the Ankeny Chamber of Commerce. She is also a Girl Scout leader, an active community volunteer, and a Midwesterner at heart.

Please visit Dr. Hegstad and MAP Inc. on the Web at www.meaning-and-purpose.comor call (515) 490-0604. Thank you for supporting locally-owned businesses!

MAP Professional Development Inc.

Meaningful Careers, Purposeful Lives

Owner & Founder: Christine D. Hegstad, Ph.D.

www.meaning-and-purpose.com (515) 490-0604

#122 The Desert Lily - Carrie Yeager

Desertlilyroom In this interview, Carrie Yeager shares her experiences owning and operating a bed and breakfast located in the cooler desert region of California. Nestled in Joshua Tree, The Desert Lily has provided many travelers with an opportunity to experience beauty and respite from daily toil. Carrie, a wonderful storyteller, relates her journey, passion, and adventures in operating this oasis. If you're looking for a great getaway, or ever thought of owning your own B&B, or just wonder what goes on behind the scenes this is a terrific 30-minute excursion.

Change Your Space To Change Your Life

Clear Your Space, Change Your Life!
Thursday, Sept. 17, 9:00am – 12:00pm
DMACC Ankeny Campus, Conference Center – Walnut Room
$79 ($65 if you mention DSM Buzz when registering)
If you feel overwhelmed by “stuff” – sentimental items, collections, photos, or clothes, for example – this 3-hour workshop will give you the jumpstart you need to clear your space! Dr. Christine D. Hegstad facilitates this powerful seminar which will open your eyes to how clearing your space can change your life. Using her innovative model, you will learn where to begin your decluttering, how to get started, what to do with each item, and how to stay motivated through to completion. We will pay special attention to sentimental items, and you will even receive a list of dozens of local charities desperately in need of your excess. Bring yourself from chaos to clarity with the proven techniques (and inspiring before-and-after photos!) of Transformational Decluttering! For more information or to register, visit
www.TheLifeOfNoRegrets.comor call (515) 490-0604.
Mon, Sept 28, 2009, 9am - 12pm
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
$79 ($65 if you mention DSM Buzz when registering)
Clear your desk, free your mind! Join productivity consultant Lori Vande Krol and executive coach Christine Hegstad, Ph.D. for this enlightening seminar designed to help you reduce your paper clutter, organize your incoming papers, and achieve your most important goals. You will learn how long to keep documents, strategies for handling problem areas, tips for eliminating piles and sticky notes, even ways to cut your junk mail by 75%. You will leave this engaging session feeling clear, confident, and equipped to declutter and organize your paperwork! Register by September 15 and take advantage of our group discount: enroll three, send one for free! Details and registration available at

#121 Jillian Sonksen Heartland Therapeutic Massage

Jillian shares a story that is as soothing to the mental anguish of the entrepreneur as it is to the weary muscles of her clients. Learn how this Des Moines, Iowa based licensed massage therapist began her business and then grew it one relaxed customer at a time.

photo by Amy Messere, powered by flickr

#120 Becky McCray of Small Biz Survival

Becky McCray Where would the USA be without small towns? What do those communities bring to the color and character of our landscape? Where would our communities be without the small business owners? After visiting with Becky of Small Biz Survival in this interview on Entrepreneur People. Real Stories., I was rejuvinated by just how large small really is to our way of life. Enjoy meeting Becky and coming away inspired, too.

or call 515-274-6703.


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