President's Book Club

Monday, March 13 ~ 7:00 to 8:30 PM

The first book being discussed is Adam Grant’s
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas—and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Give and Take.

Design Your Way Back to Work: Training Bootcamp for Talent Development Professionals in Transition

2 Mondays & 2 Wednesdays, April 3, 5, 10 & 12 ~ 1:00 to 5:00 PM

How do you creatively differentiate yourself in your job search? How do you make sure days of transition don’t turn into months...or even years?! The Black Hole of job search is a real phenomenon.

Total Trainer: Creating Training ~ 10-week Series

10 Tuesdays: April 11 thru June 10 ~ 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Total Trainer:  Creating Training is a series of ten workshops that helps training professionals improve their ability to design and develop training.

    • Help me move toward performance consulting
    • Learn and apply various training models, concepts, and best practices
    • Practice my skills in a safe environment with a real client

      Workshop: The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

      Wednesday, April 19 ~ 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

      Teams do fail! And even if they don’t fail, they are often not as productive as they could be…or as fun!

      Our four-hour workshop is designed to provide you hands on experience with informative materials designed around Wiley’s “The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team” created by Patrick Lencioni and the terrific team at Wiley.

      Chapter Meeting - March

      Wed., March 22 ~ 7:15 AM to 9:30 AM

      Sustaining Performance Improvement Initiatives

      Join us as we learn WHY most performance improvement initiatives fail and what performance practioners can do about it.

      Geri Lopker, 2000 ATD-OC President, shares tales from the trenches about a successful project the department struggled to sustain improvement gains beyond seven years.

      Come and learn how you can improve the long-term success of your performance improvement projects with sustainability scaffolding.

      Membership Orientation

      Wednesday, April 26 ~ 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. (just after the chapter meeting)

      In an effort to help you get the most out of your membership, we invite you to our Membership Orientation. 

      Non-members are welcome!
      Come explore the benefits and see if membership is for you.

      Our Community Conversations

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      Special Interest Groups

      Change Leadership
      Using a Change Coalition to Mobilize Grass Roots Change in Your Organization

      Join us as Denise Lamonte shares best practices and lessons learned through leading a change coalition to prepare for an organization-wide change while she worked at St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare as Talent & Organization Effectiveness Manager.

      Discover your Superpowers! ~ Powerful Personal Branding to Stay Relevant and in High Demand

      In today’s new gig economy, we need to consistently communicate our unique value to remain relevant and working for the long-term, regardless if we’re in business for ourselves or someone else.

      Join us Tues. Mar 7

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      Join us Mon. Mar 13

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      Training & Technology
      The Heart At The Start -- the Needs Analysis

      In our next session we'll discuss what to consider when we analyze learner needs for our training project (no matter which methodology we use).

      Sweaty Palms and Tied Tongues: Dealing with Anxiety

      Do you ever get anxious before important presentations, training new material for the first time...or maybe even before each facilitation you conduct?
      Come to gain mechanisms for handling the fear of public speaking.
      Join us Thurs. Mar 16

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      Join us Fri., Mar 17

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      Volunteers Wanted!

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