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April 2015

Four Generations One Workforce

April 24, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
New Orleans, LA, Private

In a workplace where four generations work side by side, cubicle to cubicle there are subtle differences – in work ethic, communication, career outlook, expectations of bosses and what keeps each generation engaged in their work. While this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment; there are huge opportunities for productivity, creativity, knowledge transfer and strategic advantage. Four Generations One Workforce looks at today’s workforce through a generational lens. Participants will gain: Awareness of the population trends…

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Build your Brand

April 29, 2015 @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

A personal brand is how you define and differentiate yourself. Your personal brand is what it takes to prosper and stand out in the midst of ongoing workplace challenges. Just like an organization, every individual has a brand…whether you like it or not. Your challenge is to learn what your brand is, emphasize your strengths, and position yourself to communicate the heck out of it. What makes you better, different, or more special? What differentiates you and your team from…

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May 2015

Four Generations One Workforce

May 19, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Santa Rosa, CA

In a workplace where four generations work side by side, cubicle to cubicle there are subtle differences – in work ethic, communication, career outlook, expectations of bosses and what keeps each generation engaged in their work. While this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment; there are huge opportunities for productivity, creativity, knowledge transfer and strategic advantage. Four Generations One Workforce looks at today’s workforce through a generational lens. Participants will gain: Awareness of the population trends…

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Leading a Four Generation Workforce Train the Trainer

May 20, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Santa Rosa, CA

Train the Trainer In order to facilitate Leading a Four Generation Workforce workshop, a future facilitator must master the content. After participating in the half day workshop facilitators participate in a full day Train the Trainer session that allows for careful review and mastery of the Participant Materials–the Participant Guide, eTickets,  Instant Expert cards, the Timeline and additional resources, to become comfortable with the content and concepts of four generations, the events and experiences that shaped each generation, the changing…

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Knowledge Sharing: What TD Leaders Must Do & Why We Must Do It

May 27, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
DoubleTree Club Hotel, 7 Hutton Centre Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92707-5794
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A generational change is occurring in today’s workplace. Approximately 70 million Boomers are due to retire over the next 15 years. Is your organization prepared to lose its intellectual capital? According to the American Productivity & Quality Center, organizations are vulnerable when it comes to passing their critical know-how from one workplace generation to the next. Many of us have a nagging feeling that we and our leaders should be doing something about the critical knowledge and skills that walk…

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June 2015

Knowledge Transfer: Creating a Culture of Teaching and Learning

June 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar, Private

Knowledge Transfer At the heart of knowledge transfer is a culture of teaching and learning. Organizations have long recognized that the knowledge and experience of employees constitutes a valuable intangible asset. There are many work situations that call for teaching and learning – sharing best practices and tips; informal mentoring, getting new hires up the learning curve are all examples. Savvy leaders know that when they create a learning climate in their organizations, everyone feels welcome to share their expertise…

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Learning Agility

June 3, 2015 @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

Learning Agility: Knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do The New Business Normal Jobs are getting bigger and more complex. The need to acquire new skills is never ending; particularly skills for a current and future reality where markets, competition, technology, legislation and business strategies evolve organically and disruptively. Not enough time on the job to build the complex skills related to strategy and being effective working with and through others. Leaders, in particular are facing…

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Workforce 5.0 The Multigenerational Workforce

June 4, 2015 @ 8:15 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

The purpose of Workforce 5.0 The Multigenerational Workforce is to focus participants on what they can do every day to create productive, energizing and engaging workplaces for a multi-generational workforce including: practical advice, skills, and tools necessary to successfully navigate a four or five generation workplace. The workshop design is highly interactive, skill building, and results oriented. Learning methods include small and large group exercises and discussion; independent reflection and application to the workplace. Learning Outcomes Participants will: Identify the…

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How to Coach for Performance

June 9, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Los Angeles

Front line leaders face new challenges every day. Their days are busy and unpredictable. In their high-speed work environments, the “training that sticks” is fast and targeted. Agenda What Does My Team Need from Me? Conversations That Count Why Coach? Quick Quiz & Fast Facts Five Essential How To’s Try It Out Tools Team Planner Conversations That Count reference card Performance Coach reference card Skill Builder cards: Communication, Listen, Set Goals and Give & Get Feedback

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Knowledge Transfer: Creating a Culture of Teaching and Learning

June 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar, Private

Knowledge Transfer At the heart of knowledge transfer is a culture of teaching and learning. Organizations have long recognized that the knowledge and experience of employees constitutes a valuable intangible asset. There are many work situations that call for teaching and learning – sharing best practices and tips; informal mentoring, getting new hires up the learning curve are all examples. Savvy leaders know that when they create a learning climate in their organizations, everyone feels welcome to share their expertise…

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Four Generations One Workforce

June 17, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

In a workplace where four generations work side by side, cubicle to cubicle there are subtle differences – in work ethic, communication, career outlook, expectations of bosses and what keeps each generation engaged in their work. While this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment; there are huge opportunities for productivity, creativity, knowledge transfer and strategic advantage. Four Generations One Workforce looks at today’s workforce through a generational lens. Participants will gain: Awareness of the population trends…

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Knowledge Transfer: Creating a Culture of Teaching and Learning

June 24, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar

Knowledge Transfer At the heart of knowledge transfer is a culture of teaching and learning. Organizations have long recognized that the knowledge and experience of employees constitutes a valuable intangible asset. There are many work situations that call for teaching and learning – sharing best practices and tips; informal mentoring, getting new hires up the learning curve are all examples. Savvy leaders know that when they create a learning climate in their organizations, everyone feels welcome to share their expertise…

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July 2015

Four Generations One Workforce

July 21, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hauppauge, NY

In a workplace where four generations work side by side, cubicle to cubicle there are subtle differences – in work ethic, communication, career outlook, expectations of bosses and what keeps each generation engaged in their work. While this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment; there are huge opportunities for productivity, creativity, knowledge transfer and strategic advantage. Four Generations One Workforce looks at today’s workforce through a generational lens. Participants will gain: Awareness of the population trends…

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Four Generations One Workforce

July 22, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Hauppauge, NY

In a workplace where four generations work side by side, cubicle to cubicle there are subtle differences – in work ethic, communication, career outlook, expectations of bosses and what keeps each generation engaged in their work. While this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment; there are huge opportunities for productivity, creativity, knowledge transfer and strategic advantage. Four Generations One Workforce looks at today’s workforce through a generational lens. Participants will gain: Awareness of the population trends…

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August 2015

Coaching for Performance Excellence

August 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Santa Ana, CA, Private

Most first-line managers face a role dilemma – they perform as an active, working contributor who is accountable for delivering on key tasks and they perform as a leader and coach of others. Many managers are “super-doers” – experienced, highly skilled employees who have been asked to manage a group as much because of their valued technical knowledge as their leadership abilities. While both roles – that of working manager and that of leading others – are critical, the skill…

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Four Generations, One Workforce: Connect & Communicate

August 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
San Jose, CA

In this engaging presentation we’ll separate myth from fact, and explore what benefits professionals can do to help their organizations win with the rich mix in our workforce today. Every day, our organizations recruit, onboard, coach, engage and retain four and sometimes five generations of employees. The new workforce is about flexibility and adaptability – but organizations, leaders and employees are often locked in roles and rules that made more sense decades ago – before the dramatic impact of workforce…

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September 2015

Celebrate!

September 10, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Los Angeles, CA, Private

It’s easy to neglect acknowledging good work in the fast pace of daily work. Most managers find themselves paying more attention to what’s not working than to what’s going well. This tool and session help busy managers take simple actions that result in enhanced performance. Agenda The ROI of Recognition What Recognition Is & Isn’t Your Celebration Style Recognition How To’s Take It Back Tools Manager Toolkit Book: 1001 Ways to Reward Employees by Bob Nelson Favorite Things survey Resolve…

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Four Generations One Workforce

September 22, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cinncinnati, OH, Private

In a workplace where four generations work side by side, cubicle to cubicle there are subtle differences – in work ethic, communication, career outlook, expectations of bosses and what keeps each generation engaged in their work. While this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment; there are huge opportunities for productivity, creativity, knowledge transfer and strategic advantage. Four Generations One Workforce looks at today’s workforce through a generational lens. Participants will gain: Awareness of the population trends…

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Preparing a New Generation for Leadership Success

September 25, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Office Depot Foundation, 6600 N Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33496
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If you are like many not-for-profit leaders, you are coming to the conclusion that assigning leadership roles to Millennials might be a good idea. In fact, 15% of Millennials in the workplace are in formal leadership roles. No longer the new kids on the block, Millennials, ages 17-36 (yes, 36!) are business leaders, public office holders, parents, entrepreneurs, and board members. As a generation, Millennial leaders are serious, valued contributors filling our talent pipelines. Think again, if you believe Millennials…

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October 2015

Working Collaboratively

October 2, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Tustin, CA

Collaboration is vital in organizations with aggressive goals to accomplish and complex problems to solve with tight deadlines. Collaborative work breaks down business silos, promotes thinking outside of the “usual suspects,” reaches critical business goals, improves work processes, and enhances work quality. True collaboration is the co-creation of a shared work product. It results in a better quality product because decisions are reached using the best the entire team has to offer. This true collaboration is an attitude manifested through…

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Workforce 5.0 Five Generations One Workforce

October 20, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
San Antonio, TX, Private

Today’s Multigenerational Workplace Each of the generations at work today carries its own perspectives, changing priorities, work ethic, and distinct and preferred ways of working. That’s because within each generation, members are shaped or influenced by events, experiences and images—typically those things happening in the world when the generation was coming of age, between the ages of 17 and 23. The experiences of our youth shape our points of view. Additionally, our age and our life-stage dictate some of our…

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Workforce 5.0 Five Generations One Workforce

October 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Communication Gap: Clashing, Colliding, Conversing Welcome to the four, soon to be five, generation workplace where new communication gaps emerge daily. The communication gap is not a new phenomenon; but in our fast paced, fiercely competitive, 24/7 workplace change is so rapid that the disparities seem more pronounced, making it harder for employees of various ages to connect let alone communicate. Each generation carries unique preferences, attitudes and perceptions about communication — understanding and serving those differences can give…

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“Millennials in Your Workforce” – Two Part Webinar Series

October 20, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar, Private

All sessions will be held at 11:30 am Pacific / 1:30 pm Central / 2:30 pm Eastern. This NHRA 2-Part Webinar Series: "Millennials in Your Workforce" is facilitated by The Learning Café. Session 1:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - "Coaching Millennial Talent"  How can an organization build a capable, effective new workforce, and tap into the passion and fresh skills that these emerging team members bring? Generationally savvy organizations value the differences among people and view those differences as strengths.…

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Top Talent: Hiring, Motivating & Retaining Your Ideal Team

October 23, 2015 @ 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta, GA United States

Can you imagine what your business will look like 5 years from now? Our dynamic, global business environment demands that organizations develop innovative talent strategies that yield bottom-line results. You need a 5-year plan to build a multigenerational roster of top talent — engaged, skilled and connected employees who can anticipate market needs, resolve problems and deliver results. Attend this session to discover key trends affecting your company’s culture and profitability, and learn tactics for creating a more productive work…

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November 2015

Four Generations, One Workforce

November 5, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Portland, Private

Details In a workplace where four generations work side by side, cubicle to cubicle there are subtle differences – in work ethic, communication, career outlook, expectations of bosses and what keeps each generation engaged in their work. While this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment; there are huge opportunities for productivity, creativity, knowledge transfer and strategic advantage. Four Generations One Workforce looks at today’s workforce through a generational lens. Participants will gain: Awareness of the population…

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Meet the Millennials

November 13, 2015 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Tucson, AZ, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.”  Pew Research Meet the Millennials.  The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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“Millennials in Your Workforce” – Two Part Webinar Series (2)

November 17, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar, Private

All sessions will be held at 11:30 am Pacific / 1:30 pm Central / 2:30 pm Eastern. This NHRA 2-Part Webinar Series: "Millennials in Your Workforce" is facilitated by The Learning Café. Session 2: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - "Knowledge Sharing: Creating a Culture of Teaching & Learning" At the heart of knowledge transfer is a culture of teaching and learning. Organizations have long recognized that the knowledge and experience of employees constitutes a valuable intangible asset. There are many…

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Knowledge Sharing: Mind the Gap with Millennial Leaders

November 18, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
ATD Orange County, DoubleTree Club Hotel, 7 Hutton Centre Dr.
Santa Ana, CA

Fifteen percent of Millennials in the workplace are in formal leadership roles. According to consulting firm EY, 85% of these promotions occurred in the last five years. Furthermore, in 2015, Millennials officially became our largest workplace generation. As a generation, Millennial leaders are serious, valued contributors filling our talent pipelines. Think again, if you believe Millennials are the managers of the past. They think, work and live differently. Many of them are responsible for teams, departments and organizations that resemble…

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Workforce 5.0 the Multigenerational Workforce: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate

November 18, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar, Private

Welcome to Workforce 5.0. Why 5.0? According to many demographers a fifth generation of employees enters the workforce in 2015. We are at the beginning of a five generation workforce. Now is the time to learn new approaches to understanding, working alongside, and communicating with multiple generations of employees, colleagues, bosses, clients and communities. Today’s Multigenerational Workplace Each of the generations at work today carries its own perspectives, changing priorities, work ethic, and distinct and preferred ways of working. That’s…

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Backpacks to Briefcases

November 19, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 pm

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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December 2015

Backpacks to Briefcases

December 3, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Orlando, FL, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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Build your Brand

December 8, 2015 @ 8:00 am - December 9, 2015 @ 11:30 am
Irvine, CA, Private

A personal brand is how you define and differentiate yourself. Your personal brand is what it takes to prosper and stand out in the midst of ongoing workplace challenges. Just like an organization, every individual has a brand … whether you like it or not. Your challenge is to learn what your brand is, emphasize your strengths, and position yourself to communicate the heck out of it. What makes you better, different, or more special? What differentiates you and your…

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Workforce 5.0

December 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta, GA, Private

Today’s Multigenerational Workplace Each of the generations at work today carries its own perspectives, changing priorities, work ethic, and distinct and preferred ways of working. That’s because within each generation, members are shaped or influenced by events, experiences and images—typically those things happening in the world when the generation was coming of age, between the ages of 17 and 23. The experiences of our youth shape our points of view. Additionally, our age and our life-stage dictate some of our…

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Communicating with Millennials

December 18, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research   Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce.   The Millennial generation packs power in…

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January 2016

New Manager Assimilation

January 20, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Costa Mesa, CA, Private

A change in management can easily derail even the most productive teams as they try to understand how to work successfully with a new manager. Most of the time this transition happens slowly as individuals interpret their managers actions and comments and draw conclusions about what is required of them in this new world. Through trial and error individuals learn the working practices and preferred style of the manager. It’s an unsettling time that reduces productivity and creativity. Building rapport…

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Workforce 5.0 Connect Communicate Collaborate and Coach Five Generations

January 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar, Private

Three Part Webinar Series Event Dates: January 21, February 4, and February 18, 2016 Event Times: 9:00 – 10:00 AM EST Webinar 1 Four Generations One Workforce Welcome to the Changing Workforce Affiliation (generation and popular culture) Shifting Demographics Four Generations One Workforce Generational Challenges (the 3C’s communication, climate and career) Meet the Four Generation Workforce Webinar 2 Find, Get, Keep – how to attract, engage, coach and retain multiple generations Motivators & “de”-Motivators – the drivers of engagement across…

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Backpacks to Briefcases

January 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Orlando, FL, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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February 2016

Learning Agility

February 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

Learning Agility: Knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do The New Business Normal • Jobs are getting bigger and more complex. • The need to acquire new skills is never ending; particularly skills for a current and future reality where markets, competition, technology, legislation and business strategies evolve organically and disruptively. • Not enough time on the job to build the complex skills related to strategy and being effective working with and through others. • Leaders,…

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Build your Brand

February 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Irvine, CA, Private

A personal brand is how you define and differentiate yourself. Your personal brand is what it takes to prosper and stand out in the midst of ongoing workplace challenges. Just like an organization, every individual has a brand… whether you like it or not. Your challenge is to learn what your brand is, emphasize your strengths, and position yourself to communicate the heck out of it. What makes you better, different, or more special? What differentiates you and your team…

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Learning Agility

February 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Scottsdale, AZ, Private

Learning Agility: Knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do The New Business Normal • Jobs are getting bigger and more complex. • The need to acquire new skills is never ending; particularly skills for a current and future reality where markets, competition, technology, legislation and business strategies evolve organically and disruptively. • Not enough time on the job to build the complex skills related to strategy and being effective working with and through others. • Leaders,…

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From Backpacks to Briefcases Workforce 5.0

February 25, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Dallas, TX, Private TX

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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Meet the Millennials

February 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Orlando, FL, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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March 2016

Backpacks to Briefcases

March 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Charlotte, NC, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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Leading Teams to Personal and Business Success: The unique characteristics (and challenges) of Millennials and other generations.

March 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Palm Beach, FL, Private

The demands of a changing workforce and workplace bring us new challenges daily. Leaders need hard hitting information about the workforce and what they must do to remain relevant and thrive in the multi-generational game of recruiting, onboarding, coaching, engaging and retaining four, soon to be five generations. I will share and discuss who’s in the workforce, what they want, and what that means from a talent perspective to leaders and their organizations. The bottom line is competitive advantage through…

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Four Generations One Workforce

March 9, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Cape Canaveral, FL, Private

You’re moving quickly but are you moving fast enough? If you’re keeping up you know that there are four, soon to be five generations of employees in the workforce: Silents (1933-1945) Baby Boomers (1946-1964) Gen X (1965-1979) and Millennials (1980-1999.) Four generations of employees and one workforce. Today’s workforce is a very different workforce than in the past. There is a strong belief that the younger generations, Gen X and Millennials (Gen Y) are different from the generations that preceded…

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Four Generations One Workforce

March 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cape Canaveral, FL, Private

You’re moving quickly but are you moving fast enough? If you’re keeping up you know that there are four, soon to be five generations of employees in the workforce: Silents (1933-1945) Baby Boomers (1946-1964) Gen X (1965-1979) and Millennials (1980-1999.) Four generations of employees and one workforce. Today’s workforce is a very different workforce than in the past. There is a strong belief that the younger generations, Gen X and Millennials (Gen Y) are different from the generations that preceded…

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April 2016

Build your Brand

April 6, 2016 @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

A personal brand is how you define and differentiate yourself. Your personal brand is what it takes to prosper and stand out in the midst of ongoing workplace challenges. Just like an organization, every individual has a brand…whether you like it or not. Your challenge is to learn what your brand is, emphasize your strengths, and position yourself to communicate the heck out of it. What makes you better, different, or more special? What differentiates you and your team from…

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Backpacks to Briefcases

April 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington, DC, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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Communication: the Savvy Public Health Professional’s Guide

April 13, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar, Private

April 13 and May 4 2:30 – 4:00 ET "When it comes to the skills most needed by employers, job candidates are lacking most in written and oral communication skills, adaptability and managing multiple priorities, and making decisions and problem solving.”  The Chronicle and American Public Media’s Marketplace. According to a recent study by American Express and marketing firm Millennial Branding, a full ⅔ of managers prefer to communicate with their employees in person, while far fewer millennials see in-person…

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Backpacks to Briefcases

April 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Lake Tahoe, CA, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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Celebrate!

April 21, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Los Angeles, CA, Private

It’s easy to neglect acknowledging good work in the fast pace of daily work. Most managers find themselves paying more attention to what’s not working than to what’s going well. This tool and session help busy managers take simple actions that result in enhanced performance. Agenda The ROI of Recognition What Recognition Is & Isn’t Your Celebration Style Recognition How To’s Take It Back Tools Manager Toolkit Book: 1001 Ways to Reward Employees by Bob Nelson Favorite Things survey Resolve…

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New Game, New Rules

April 27, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Newport Beach, Private

Today’s game is about talent, but at work we are sometimes locked in mindsets that made more sense a decade ago. Today’s workforce is a very different workforce than in the past. You probably notice subtle differences every day – differences in communication styles, work ethic, career outlook, expectations of bosses, retention factors, and what keeps people engaged in their work. And while this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment -- there are huge opportunities for…

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New Game, New Rules

April 27, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Newport Beach, Private

Today’s game is about talent, but at work we are sometimes locked in mindsets that made more sense a decade ago. Today’s workforce is a very different workforce than in the past. You probably notice subtle differences every day – differences in communication styles, work ethic, career outlook, expectations of bosses, retention factors, and what keeps people engaged in their work. And while this generational mix has potential for conflict, misunderstanding and even resentment -- there are huge opportunities for…

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May 2016

Communication: the Savvy Public Health Professional’s Guide

May 4, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar, Private

April 13 and May 4 2:30 – 4:00 ET "When it comes to the skills most needed by employers, job candidates are lacking most in written and oral communication skills, adaptability and managing multiple priorities, and making decisions and problem solving.” The Chronicle and American Public Media’s Marketplace. According to a recent study by American Express and marketing firm Millennial Branding, a full ⅔ of managers prefer to communicate with their employees in person, while far fewer millennials see in-person…

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Managing Millennials

May 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research The Millennials: blessing, burden or both? The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power…

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Learning Agility

May 19, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

Learning Agility: Knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do The New Business Normal Jobs are getting bigger and more complex. The need to acquire new skills is never ending; particularly skills for a current and future reality where markets, competition, technology, legislation and business strategies evolve organically and disruptively. Not enough time on the job to build the complex skills related to strategy and being effective working with and through others. Leaders, in particular are facing…

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June 2016

The Millennials – Blessing, Burden or Both?

June 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar, Private

Are Millennials a growing part of your organization? Do you know how to recruit, engage and retain them? Do you know how to develop your next generation of leaders? Do you know that successfully engaging Millennials will significantly impact your business’ strategy for growth? Meet the Millennials. Join us to explore the newest members of the workforce, what they want, and what that means to you and your company. Our bottom line is competitive advantage through your people. As the…

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Backpacks to Briefcases

June 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Colonial Theater, Pittsfield, MA, Private

“Generations, like people, have personalities, and the Millennials have begun to forge theirs: confident, self-expressive, liberal, upbeat and open to change.” Pew Research Meet the Millennials. The generation brought up during the “empowerment years” where everyone won and no one lost. Raised by parents who nurtured and structured their lives, drawn to their families for safety and security this inclusive, informal, well-educated, optimistic, collaborative cohort is now 35% of the US Workforce. The Millennial generation packs power in numbers alone…

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Learning Agility

June 28, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

Learning Agility: Knowing what to do when you don’t know what to do The New Business Normal Jobs are getting bigger and more complex. The need to acquire new skills is never ending; particularly skills for a current and future reality where markets, competition, technology, legislation and business strategies evolve organically and disruptively. Not enough time on the job to build the complex skills related to strategy and being effective working with and through others. Leaders, in particular are facing…

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July 2016

Four Generations One Workforce

July 21, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta, GA, Private

You’re moving quickly but are you moving fast enough? If you’re keeping up you know that there are four, soon to be five generations of employees in the workforce: Silents (1933-1945) Baby Boomers (1946-1964) Gen X (1965-1979) and Millennials (1980-1999.) Four generations of employees and one workforce. Today’s workforce is a very different workforce than in the past. There is a strong belief that the younger generations, Gen X and Millennials (Gen Y) are different from the generations that preceded…

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