Webinar: Are You Ready to Lead?

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January 2018 Webinar Title: Are You Ready to Lead?

Are you ready to accept the responsibility of a leadership position? This webinar will help participants answer this question. This will start with an overview of leadership and then a discussion of four major topics to help participants gauge their readiness. Topics covered include the importance of knowing yourself and the role that courage plays in successful leadership.Two additional skills … Read More

The Fast-Changing Political Environment

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Senior Fellow Josh Huder, of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, discusses Congress, the presidency, and American politics in 2017 and what’s in store for 2018. In this session, you will discuss: Political Environment Appropriations for FY2019 Budgeting Joshua C. Huder, Ph.D., joined the Government Affairs Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2013. He has taught courses on American … Read More

2017 Distinguished Services Awards: Return on Investment

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Category: Return on Investment (ROI) Project Title: Department of Veterans Affairs FAC-COR Level I Training Agency: VA Acquisition Academy Program Management School Program Dates: From: 10/2015 To: 04/2016 Accepting: Keith Newman and Craig Bedard, VA Acquisition Academy Program Management School, Department of Veterans Affairs Briefly state the overall mission of the Nominee’s organization. The Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA) … Read More

2017 Distinguished Services Award: Learning Management Systems

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Category: Learning Management Systems Project Title: Advanced Skills Management (ASM) Integrated Product Team (IPT) Agency: Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport Program Dates: From: 01/2016 To: 12/2016 Accepting: Eric Stoeckel and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Department of Navy Briefly state the overall mission of the Nominee’s organization. The mission of Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport is to … Read More

November Webinar: Have Better Conversations!

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Join us on Tuesday, November 28 at noon EST  for the next TOC webinar: “Conversational Essentials that Ignite SMILES: Succeed, Motivate, Inspire, Lead, Empower, and Shine” by our very own Barbara Schaffer. Register now! Thanks to neuroscience research, we know that we possess numerous forms of intelligence. In addition to IQ, EQ, there’s C-IQ — Conversational Intelligence. Great conversations emerge from … Read More

Leveraging the Power of Your Network

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Today it is easy to confuse networking with the number of LinkedIn connections we have or the number of business cards passed out.
Networking is not about telling people what we do and how we do it. Networking is about relationships.