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

Webinar: Good Leadership, Great Government – Ideas & Strategies for Federal Leaders

Chris King Webinar

Click here to watch the recording. In order for agencies to ensure progress and reach evolving mission goals, professional development among leadership is imperative. The benefits of sustained leadership development are numerous, including improved job performance, increased employee engagement and enhanced workforce skills, to name a few. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of Currency’s innovative Continuous … Read More

Brand You – For the Leader in You!

Chris King Professional Development Program

Everyone wants a promotion sooner or later in their career. Lots of federal employees have become “content” on the job and really reduced themselves down to just the status quo. Why is it that some employees climb the ladder of success much faster than others? It’s not just about your resume or how well you interview anymore. Branding plays a … Read More

Connecting Strengths to Concrete Career Development

Chris King Professional Development Program

In this session, Adelle J. Dantzler, M.S.Ed. will introduce to some and refresh others on Strengthsfinders 2.0 and how training professionals, especially in government, can use it to connect the strengths of workers to concrete ways to focus and develop their career plans. Using a collaborative approach, Adelle will use Strengthsfinders to explore innovative ways to focus an employee on … 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

Get Along Better with Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere … Communicate, Cooperate, Connect

Chris King Professional Development Program

According to Bill Sullivan of Agilent Technologies, “50% of all the obstacles to our success center around team dynamics. Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” In other words you can have the best plans, strategies and techniques, however if people aren’t working together as well as they can, or interpersonal and organizational communication in not up to par, teamwork suffers. The … Read More