Webinar: Social Media Smarts: How Your Social Media Presence Impacts Your Professional Persona

Virtual Event

Between Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and LinkedIn, you may use social media everyday. But have you ever considered the impact of social media on your professional career? What does you social media post say about you and your point of view on life, career, politics and a myriad of other topics? Just like drinking responsibly in social public settings ... Read More

Webinar: Handling Prickly People with Care

Virtual Event

We all encounter Prickly People - those thorny individuals whose irritating, exasperating, enraging, tiresome behaviors can wreak havoc destroying productivity and peace of mind.  This session presents various ‘prickly profiles’ (e.g., buzzer bees, back-attackers, etc.) and offers a few tips and tricks for empowering yourself to get along, make things work better, and preserve your peace in the presence of ... Read More

Connect and Collaborate, 2018 Holiday Edition

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

TOC's vision is to be the premier network of skilled government learning leaders. Connect and Collaborate events serve to realize that vision and build a stronger community of Training Officers.

TOC Spring Networking

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

The TOC Annual Institute is right around the corner and what way to kick off our 80th year anniversary celebration then by attending our quarterly networking event at the City Club of Washington. Join us on Wednesday, April 17th from 5pm – 8pm as we connect, collaborate and get ready for a great time in Norfolk, VA. All TOC registrants ... Read More

Upward Bullying in the Workplace

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Upward bullying (UB) is not new to the lexicon of harassment in the workplace. It is often misunderstood and unrecognizable as a viable term and construct under the harassment banner by the masses. For instance, some men and many women described to their loved ones a sickening feeling they experienced in the workplace at the hands of an unrequested love ... Read More

Talking to Decision Makers: What to Say and How to Say It

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Government employees, as protectors of the public health, are required to communicate effectively. Working under time constraints, they must present the relevant issues and challenges of a situation and the proposed next steps. They need to speak succinctly and support their conclusions with evidence, so their words will not be misinterpreted. During a high energy, interactive session, Nancy Singer, a ... Read More

Creating a Culture of Respect and Civility

FREE Webinar

      With increasing globalization comes diversification in the workplace. As organizations turn to hiring employees from many parts of the world, the need for cultural understanding is at its greatest. Culture shapes the values, habits and thinking patterns which impact work life from communication to time management. If you are visiting another country, working with a different age, ... Read More

Conscious Equity 2.0: Fostering a Connected Culture

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

The challenges that face our society and the world impact relationships at work and take a toll on organizational culture. With the lack of guidance, it is an inevitable and expected outcome that external pressures permeate into internal organizational dynamics. Most leaders do not have the training or the capacity to navigate the growing number of sensitive issues that are ... Read More

Plain Language and the Future of the Federal Workforce

This interactive presentation is designed to help Federal professionals understand and use Plain Writing for more powerful, effective communication, which is the foundation for strong leadership, problem-solving, collaboration, team building, and change management. Course content will strengthen effectiveness as communicators and build both executive and fundamental competencies. Learning Objectives: • Plan and organize documents that connect with audiences and yield ... Read More