Past Events

  1. Dec 6, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    As a leader it is important to know what talents you possess, that you bring to the leadership table. Do you know what strengths you possess? Every leader possesses her/his own unique set of talents. According to the Gallup Organization, "we spend too much time focusing on our weaknesses, trying to make them stronger rather than recognizing our strengths." When you focus on your weaknesses, you miss out on utilizing what you do best for your organization.

  2. Nov 30, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Millennials are no longer simply entering a multi-generational workforce; many are leading it.   As of 2015,  the majority of employees in the workforce are now Millennials, and many are being promoted to supervisory leadership positions.  This generation of highly educated 20-30 somethings tend to have an unconventional supervisory style, which can be a source of inspiration... or conflict. To be an effective supervisor it is important for a Millennial to understand the  work values and management preferences of the other generations.

  3. Nov 16, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Conflict is a part of our daily lives at work or at home. How we manage conflict has a direct impact on how fulfilled we feel about our work, the quality of work, and the quality of work from our respective teams or units. Effectively dealing with and using conflict as a positive tool is a major component of success in current or future leadership roles.

  4. Nov 14, 2017, 9:00am - 11:00am

    You may be wondering how can you apply your strengths at work. Have you given any thought about how focusing on your strengths allows you to unleash your highest potential, leading you to be happier at work and more productivity? Weakness fixing only prevents failure, but strengths-building leads to success – Gallup. You may be wondering how to utilize your strengths to make a personal and positive contribution to your organization. The Gallup organization has found through its research that: People who know their talents and use them at work are…

  5. Nov 8, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    “Successful teamwork is not about mastering subtle, sophisticated theories, but rather about embracing common sense with uncommon levels of discipline and persistence. Ironically, teams succeed because they are exceedingly human. By acknowledging the imperfections of their humanity, members of functional teams overcome the natural tendencies that make teamwork so elusive.” - Patrick Lencioni

  6. Oct 26, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    There are many choices to be made in the workplace. The workplace can be a breeding ground for conflict due to different personality and communication styles. We can choose to ignore or accelerate conflict with others, or we can choose to allow conflict to make the positive changes within our organization. On the other hand, we can choose to work collaboratively, or cooperatively together to further the goals of our organization. It's a choice we make, so what will it be today?

  7. Oct 18, 2017, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Have you ever left a meeting where the group’s decision still didn’t feel right or where everyone still wasn’t on the same page? This training will provide you techniques for helping groups work through thinking and decision making of important ideas and difficult conversations. You will learn how to be effective at facilitating people through processes that provide useful information and data in making decisions and developing ownership over those decisions. Participants will: • Understand facilitation and facilitator roles

  8. Oct 17, 2017, 9:00am - 2:30pm

    Over the past decade a growing body of literature has documented the importance of social and emotional effectiveness as well as effective coaching (how we take good people and make them the best they can be) and feedback skills.  As leaders face times of increasingly rapid changes within their respective organizations, teams, and/or laboratories they must proactively work with others to lead them through these challenging times while continuing to meet the changing needs of stakeholders and clientele.    

  9. Oct 11, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    “The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” - Theodore Roosevelt Research indicates that employees leave bosses, not organizations. Here are some statistics about the impact of good and bad bosses from http://govitru.com/workplace-statistics/

  10. Oct 4, 2017, 9:00am - 11:00am

    We’re all in the same business, the people business. It’s not what we make or sell that’s critical; it’s how we take care of the people who buy it. Our job is to make customers (internal and external) happy. What’s the best way to do that? By giving our “pickles.” “Pickles” are those special or extra things you do to make people happy. It may be doing something extra for a customer or sending a handwritten thank you to them. The trick is figuring out what your customers want, then making sure they get it, that’s the “Pickle!”

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