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The Shocking Truth About Faith In The Workplace: The Impact of Core Beliefs on Change

The ability of individuals and organizations to thrive and come back stronger in difficult situations (resilience) has a direct correlation to how well they adapt to and drive rapid disruptive change. Join Jennifer Eggers for an insightful and interactive discussion about resilience and the connection between resilience, faith, adaptive leadership and change…and why faith is critical at work.

 

After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and understand the core components of resilience
  2. Link the importance of resilience to the ability to both adapt to and drive organizational change
  3. Understand the implications of being clear on core beliefs and why faith is important in the workplace

 

Regardless of where you put your faith (God, Buddha, Nature, your lucky rabbit’s foot, etc.) this session seeks to inspire and equip – not to espouse any particular faith.

 

BIOGRAPHY:

Jennifer Eggers

Jennifer is the President of LeaderShift® Insights, Inc., a consulting firm with deep expertise in aligning leaders and teams.  She is an innovative leadership and organization development executive with a passion for creating insights that improve the quality of life in corporate America one leader at a time.  With a strong bias for execution and a proven ability to impact results due to her early operational background, her broader expertise is in ‘strategy to execution’ and driving sustainable change.  Jennifer has a unique ability to align diverse stakeholders, global experience in both consulting and corporate roles.  This has enabled her integrated approach to developing leaders and organizations, optimizing talent, structure and processes while enabling organizational change and productive dialog.

Jennifer has been coaching executives for over 20 years, has earned two coaching certifications and is known for orchestrating experiences that drive alignment and results of senior level teams.  She has worked with entire leadership teams, officers and directors of many Fortune 500 companies.  She facilitates sustainable behavior change and enables  leaders to advance their ability to create breakthrough performance through others.

A former Partner with Cambridge Leadership Group, Vice-President, Leadership Development & Learning for Bank of America, and Global Director of Organization Development for Coca-Cola Enterprises, Jennifer has held several other senior roles in Learning, Organization & Leadership Development at AutoZone, Honeywell and NCR.  She has designed and executed large-scale change initiatives including mergers, restructuring, talent management, capability modeling and team development.  Blending people and process improvement strategies for executives and teams, Jennifer delivers powerful leadership programs and has coached leaders at all levels with demonstrable results.

 

Price: $10.00

Date: January 18, 2018

Available Spaces: 17

The Ultimate Culture, Leadership and Performance Learning Map Experience

** Please note different week day and location **

Organizational culture and the impact on individuals, organizations and even society is a constant subject of interest. Culture is finally a part of leadership team discussions at most organizations in some form. Unfortunately, few truly understand it despite most CEO’s reporting culture as being critical to business success. The word “culture” has nearly lost its meaning due to the mix of over-simplified and incredibly complex solutions. The lack of understanding and intentional action, at a minimum, undermines change efforts and, at it’s worst, can lead to totally unacceptable behavior.

 

 

 

 

A new learning approach is needed to help leaders and change agents understand the complexities of culture, leadership and the connection to performance improvement in an accelerated environment. The Culture Journey Learning Map® experience was recently created to combine peer learning with targeted education based on facts and fundamentals about culture that are not widely understood.  Human Synergistics, Root Inc. and the Organizational Change Alliance have partnered to bring this very unique and effective learning experience to Atlanta.

 

Learning experience goals and content:

  • Learn and appreciate the complexity and unique culture perspectives of peers and experts sharing key learnings, experiences and culture-related concepts.
  • Understand how culture is originally created and the impact of history on the current state.
  • Understand the layers of culture and how qualitative and quantitative methods are used to build a common language and understanding.
  • Understand important aspects of the work climate that shape and reinforce the current culture.
  • Understand how culture evolves and paths that increase the likelihood of shared learning and positive results with any major change effort.
  • Learn approaches to engage leadership and the broader organization in change efforts that connect culture development and performance improvement.
  • Understand how the skills and behavior of leaders at all levels must evolve for sustainable culture change or development
  • Apply learnings at each step of the workshop to your own organization or organizations you work with through completion of the participant workbook.

 

Make the most of this unique, effective and energizing experience with others and bring one or more co-workers so you take advantage of learning from your unique cultural experiences and ideas.

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Tim Kuppler

Tim Kuppler is the Director of Culture & Organizational Development with Human Synergistics, a 40+ year leader in the field of organizational culture and leadership. He is also founder of CultureUniversity.com, the premier culture educational blog featuring a faculty of culture experts. He supports coordination of an Annual Ultimate Culture Conference and partnerships with industry partners and some of the top culture experts in history. He has over 20 years of practical experience as a top leader, consultant and educator specifically connecting culture development to sustainable results that support the purpose and mission priorities of organizations. Tim has been recognized as a top 100 leadership conference speaker on Inc.com and is known for bringing clarity to the subjects of culture change and performance improvement.

 

Dave Croci

Dave Croci is the Director of Talent Management for Root Inc. He is passionate about helping people leaders maximize their potential and motivate their teams to execute. Dave has seen the tremendous impact that managers can have leading organizational change, when they truly understand the bigger picture and have the rights skills to deliver results through their teams. As an organizational development consultant with over 15 years of experience, Dave is responsible for helping organizations maximize their manager capability through the delivery of Root Compass®, Root’s renowned manager development program. Dave has worked with clients like American Airlines, Owens Corning and Honda to empower leaders to improve their team’s performance. Dave has a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development from Bowling Green State University.

Price: $10.00

Date: February 13, 2018

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Developing Change Capability Across Organizations - A Panel Event

In a world of perpetual change, organizations can’t rely only on change practitioners to get the job done. Organizations are increasingly realizing they need to develop change capability throughout the organization in order to keep up.

Join us for this interactive discussion with a panel of change practitioners who are doing just that. Bring your questions and contribute your own experience as we explore together how to develop change capability across organizations. Some of the questions we'll discuss are:

  • How do you define change capability?
  • What are the elements of change capability - methodology, skills, strengths, characteristics?
  • How do you determine who should be change-capable?
  • What are some of the ways you’re developing change capability?
  • What are the challenges of developing change capability, and how do you overcome them?

Panelists:

  • Didi Pratz - Sr. Manager, Change Programs at Newell Rubbermaid
  • Keith Ruckstuhl - Sr Manager, Organizational Development at The Home Depot
  • Michelle Berthiaume - Head of Business Readiness at InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Oneka Cornelius - Sr. Director - Change, Org Effectiveness and Org Development at Cox Automotive
  • Paul Nieminen - Sr. Director, Organizational Development at UPS

Price: $25.00

Date: March 15, 2018

Available Spaces: 47