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

Webinar: Enhancing Stress Resiliency

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Successful agencies are optimistic and realistic during a crisis. Encouraging stress resilience and stress management practices can greatly help agency employees move from a place of fear to growth. In this interactive and engaging online program, Karen Snyder offers insights, 8 daily practices, and an accountability system, adapted from the work on happiness by Lori Santos, PhD, at Yale University. … Read More

**POSTPONED** 2020 Annual Institute

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April 19-22, 2020 at the Clarion Fountainebleau in Ocean City, MD The 2020 Annual Institute is postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read the message from the TOC Executive Board for more information.    

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

The Current State of Congress

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  In this Professional Development Session, join Dr. Joshua Huder, Senior Fellow of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, as he discusses Congress, the presidency, its effects on the Federal workforce and American politics in 2019 and what’s in store for 2020 and beyond.  Josh joined the Government Affairs Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2013. He has taught courses on … Read More

Upward Bullying in the Workplace

Chris

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

Webinar: Unlocking Supervisor Secrets to Employee Development

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This webinar will explore a process that advances the goal of accomplishing on-going employee development in a way that promises to achieve incremental long-term development based on the personal goals of the employee, and in concert with the relationship/partnership foundational agreement. Some have called this the Mutual Partnership Agreement. It establishes a relationship/partnership agreement and seeks to capture of all … Read More

Webinar: Beyond Ransomware and Phishing: A Leader’s Role in Creating a Cybersecurity Culture

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Watch the recording. Download the slides. (.pptx) We live in a digital world where adversaries are constantly seeking ways to exploit vulnerabilities, cybersecurity initiatives don’t always produce return on investment, “when” rather than “if” is why incident response teams are a necessary, and insider threats challenge our ability to safeguard our organization’s critical assets. In this session, learn why leaders … Read More

How to Transform Workforce Zombie’s into Engaged Employees

Chris

Have you ever been, or have you seen, a zombie in the workforce? According to Gallup, approximately two-thirds of the US workforce is not engaged. Simply put, these employees are going through the motions. They are not inspired to bring their best to their jobs and often their lives. The impact on organizations is felt through lost productivity, increased turnover, … Read More

TOC Award Winners, Where Are They Now?

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Register now and join us Tuesday, May 28th at 12:00pm as we catch up with past TOC Distinguished Service Award winners. TOC Executive Board member and Awards Committee Chair Shanda Adams will discuss the various awards TOC gives to distinguished winners. She’ll introduce you to a few previous award winners and ask them to talk about their winning projects. They … Read More