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June 2020

Zoom Fatigue? Design a Digital Blend to Deliver your Mission-Critical Training Programs

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Like many learning professionals, you may have responded to the COVID-19 crisis by quickly converting your most important instructor-led programs for virtual delivery. This emergency response made sense. But now we’re a couple months into the new world of physical distancing, and perhaps all those Zoom sessions are losing their appeal. Getting “back to normal” will be a long haul, so it’s time to consider other digital learning approaches to help you achieve your mission-critical business goals. Now is the…

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They Still Want a “Career.” You Need Results.

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 am

Your carefully thought-out, strategic, ambitious career development plans for 2020 have likely hit the fan. Organizations across the globe have seen budgets slashed, priorities shifted (multiple times), and resources redeployed. In some organizations, the workforce is now smaller or looks different than it did at the start of Q1. Now what? You and your workforce are looking ahead. Many people, thankful to be employed and grateful to have taken part in organizational heroics, are likely asking, “What about me? What…

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July 2020

Virtual Sessions: Managing Change – July 15

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$175

Change is the norm in today’s fast-paced, dynamic organizations. Continuous product and service improvement, along with innovation, are expected and critical to the success of leaders and their team members. Leaders have some degree of control over these kinds of changes, but others — like restructurings, policy implementations, budgets, client demands, team members leaving, etc. — are often non-negotiable. All changes, no matter the circumstances, can be unsettling and lead to decreases in engagement. As a leader, it’s important that…

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Virtual Session: Influencing Others – July 16

July 16 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
$175

To get things done in organizations, you typically have to rely on the buy-in, commitment, support, and approval of other individuals. Whether it’s obtaining approval from your own manager to get additional resources for a particular project, or gaining commitment from a team of individuals over whom you have no direct authority, influencing others is a critical skill for success. Influencing is most effective and productive when it’s done collaboratively. By fully understanding the individual(s) that you’re trying to influence…

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Virtual Session: Leading Virtually – July 21

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$175

Leading teams with a diverse workforce across multiple time zones and geographies has become more common in recent years. And with recent global disruption, leaders are looking for new ways to ensure their teams operate effectively while maintaining employee engagement. However, leading remotely can pose some real challenges for those who have not have been trained and/or properly equipped to do so. To lead in this type of environment, the foundational leadership skills of building trust, asking strategic questions, listening…

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Virtual Session: Time Management – July 22

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$175

A key skill for managers and individual contributors alike, this session presents tools and strategies for effectively managing time and priorities. A focus on identifying and mitigating time wasters helps learners achieve maximum effectiveness in their work tasks. Learning Objectives: Articulate what time management is and isn’t Use tools and strategies for effective project and task breakdown Apply strategies for effective prioritization Identify time wasters and what to do about them Prevent and control interruptions Register via Eventbrite

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Virtual Session: Confronting Personal Bias – July 28

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$175

BlessingWhite research shows that to best exhibit an inclusive mindset, leaders need to understand and combat personal, unconscious bias so that they can build collaborative, psychologically safe spaces for diverse teams. Confronting Personal Bias helps individuals build critical self-awareness by uncovering potential bias blind spots, introducing a language to discuss inclusion, and providing practical, easy to apply tools that contribute toward an inclusive culture. Through this experience, leaders and individuals move beyond surface-level conversations to initial self-reflection in order to…

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August 2020

Webinar: Addressing Bias and Microaggressions

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whether or not we’d like to admit it, we all carry bias. Built initially as a product of our instinctive fight, flight, or freeze responses, our biases evolve over time as we are influenced daily by our experiences, family and friends, media, and the world around us. As adults we can become less aware, or unconscious, of our own biases, which can create unintentional discriminatory responses toward others, also known as microaggressions. Bias and microaggressions occur everywhere, even in the…

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Webinar: Impact of Racism

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The concept of racism can be hard to explore for some. For others, it is not a concept, but rather a daily reality that requires people of color to navigate the world differently in order to thrive or even just survive. Research shows that the impact of racism and discrimination carries significant psychological and physiological consequences. This is a burden people of color manage not only at home, but at work as well. When a consistent portion of a person’s…

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Virtual Session: Leading Virtually – August 28

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$175

Leading teams with a diverse workforce across multiple time zones and geographies has become more common in recent years. And with recent global disruption, leaders are looking for new ways to ensure their teams operate effectively while maintaining employee engagement. However, leading remotely can pose some real challenges for those who have not have been trained and/or properly equipped to do so. To lead in this type of environment, the foundational leadership skills of building trust, asking strategic questions, listening…

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