Webinar: 2018 TOC Distinguished Service Award Winners, where are they now?

Chris King Webinar

Webinar banner: 2018 TOC Award Winners, Where are they now

Click here to watch the recording. View all of the recent Distinguished Service Award winners on the TOC Award Winners page. TOC Awards Committee Co-Chair Shanda Adams discusses the various awards TOC gives to distinguished winners.  She’ll introduce you to four previous award winners and ask them to talk about their winning projects.  They will review their projects and give … Read More

Webinar: 2019 Annual Institute Preview

Chris King Webinar

Click here to watch the recording. 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 2019 TOC Annual Institute is upon us — 3 days of networking with peers and learning best practices, case studies, and tools available to … Read More

Not Enough Time, Too Much Technology, and No Real Relationships

Chris King Professional Development Program

Have we thought much about time in the digital age? What about its impact on relationships? How about technology? Does tweeting, facebook, etc equate to face-to-face exchange? What about when you combine all three? Do they sum up to engagement? This engaging and dynamic session discusses the complex interplay of these dynamics on human behavior, trust, and compassion with practical … Read More

The State of the Congress and Political Impacts on the Federal Workforce in 2019 and Beyond

Chris King Professional Development Program

2018 and the years leading up to it have created a very divisive and politically challenging environment for a number of Federal employees.  With shifting priorities, Agency consolidation recommendations, budget reductions, resignations of key senior administration officials coupled with a significant increase in departures of senior executive servants, Government employees find it sometimes difficult to remain focused on accomplishing their … Read More

Elevating Consciousness in the Nation’s Capital: A Local Experiment with Global Intention

Chris King Professional Development Program

What can learning & development professionals do to create a flourishing workplace? Consider this: Complexity of the times we live in has increased- a higher level of consciousness is needed to address the current challenges 33% of the US Employees are engaged at work compared to 70%, which we find in the world’s best organizations 85% of adults worldwide are … Read More

Webinar: Confessions of a Millennial in the Federal Government

Chris King Webinar

  Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] People tend to think selfies, Snapchat, Instagram, instant promotion expectations, constant need for feedback and immediacy when they think about millennials. There might be some research out there that supports some of those views. However, we also know that technology is having a big impact on … Read More

Futureproof Your Agency: Skills as the New Currency

Chris King Webinar

Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] Developing new knowledge, new skills and new abilities is critical to futureproofing your agency’s evolving talent needs. According to Bersin by Deloitte, only 33% of millennials believe their organizations are using their skills well, and 42% say they are likely to leave because they are not learning … Read More

Inhouse or Outsourced? The Biggest Debate in Training

Chris King Professional Development Program

Should training be done in-house or through contractors? What is the right answer? Organizations say: In-house is better because we have control Outsource is better because we save staff positions Outside suppliers say: In-house is better because we keep traditional clients. Ousource is better because it creates choice and new ideas. This will be a lively lunchtime Town Hall, with … Read More

TOC (Feed)Back to the Future

Chris King Webinar

Click here to watch the recording. Click here to download the handout. [PDF] What does our past tell us about our future? Inspired by this year’s TOC theme, “Learning from Our Past, Leading into Your Future,” we can look back at over 10-years of evaluation practices, and feedback data, from TOC’s own professional development and training programs – monthly luncheons, … Read More

The Coaches Corner

Chris King Professional Development Program

In today’s learning community, we all need a coach to help us unlock our potential to be the best we can be.  We need a coach to help us to learn rather than teach us how to learn.  Founder of “Coaches Corner,” Berri A. Wells, MS, CPC, will explain just how to do that. Berri is a master trainer, certified … Read More