Webinar: L&D’s Opportunity to Help Engineer the Future Organization

Chris

In this session, you will learn how L&D can 1) build its constituency, 2) enhance its effectiveness, and 3) increase its ability to help shape strategy by capitalizing on the enterprise imperative to become more flexible and adaptive. The nature of work is changing. Organizations are shifting employees from low value work (computers do easily) to high value work (only … Read More

Annual Distinguished Service Awards Program

Chris

The Training Officers Consortium Distinguished Service Awards Program was launched by the Training Officers Consortium in 1955 to stimulate improved government-sponsored training programs through recognition of individuals making significant contributions to the Federal training community in the field of human resource development (training, education, and development). Awards are given in the following categories: Leadership Development: Presented to an individual, team or … Read More

Webinar: The Neuroscience of Gratitude – What Leaders Need to Know About This New Neural Knowledge

Chris

Imagine a community of leaders able to surpass the limitations of traditional leadership strategies and proactively address the negative consequences inherent in today’s high stress, often conflict laden, challenging work environments. Imagine leading from a strengths-based philosophy armed with the latest research and evidence-based practices in gratitude and contemporary neuroscience, in order to create more positive, collaborative, and engaged teams. … Read More

Unintentional Bias Impacts Your Agency

Chris

Successful agencies hire a diverse workforce, but does that diversity of perspectives make it to the members of the public whom you serve? Does your public relations team understand how different cultures impact the mission? In this highly interactive session, you will make an action plan for bringing unconscious bias to light in your agency to better serve your mission. … Read More

2020 Annual Institute

Chris

April 19-22, 2020 at the Clarion Fountainebleau in Ocean City, MD    

An Immersive Introduction to Design Thinking

Chris

This session will be an immersive activity meant to give you a full cycle through the design thinking process in a 90 minute short session. This approach to learning what design thinking is all about will be exciting and fun! You will work in groups of four (two teams of two). There will be very little if any “lecture.” Instead … Read More

Webinar: Annual Institute Preview

Chris

Have you been to a conference and wondered what the sessions would be like? What if you could get a preview of some of the topics ahead of time? The 2020 TOC Annual Institute is upon us — 3 days of networking with peers and learning best practices, case studies, and tools available to Federal Learning & Development and Human … Read More

Resilience: The Art of Failure, Recovery, and Success

Chris

In an ever-changing, uncertain work environment, resilience is a must. Optimism, a positive attitude, emotional intelligence, and the ability to embrace failure positions managers and leaders for success. The impact on mind, body, and organization is not only important, it’s measurable. When managers are able to engage in accurate self-assessment and a clear analysis of potential decisions, they are poised … Read More