Human Resource Management/Personnel

Leadership Skills through Volunteering and Internships

Posted: May 16, 2019 at 3:42 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 5:52 pm

There are intangible skills that can be learned through experiences such as internships and volunteering. This presentation will discuss those skills and how citizens should seek out opportunities to serve to enhance professional skills. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, White Board and Markers

Philip Wilkerson

Leadership

Posted: February 25, 2015 at 4:53 pm

A/V requirements: White Board and Markers

Brad Edwards

Brad Edwards

Posted: February 25, 2015 at 4:51 pm, Last Updated: July 19, 2016 at 2:57 pm

BRAD EDWARDS, ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT/DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS Brad Edwards became the fifth athletic director in George Mason’s history on July 1, 2014. Prior to Mason, he served as athletic director at Jacksonville University and at Newberry College. He began his work in intercollegiate athletics in 1999 after a successful nine-year career in the NFL, joining […]

Strategies for Thriving in a Changing Environment

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 3:18 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:24 pm

Continuous innovation in information technology had led to unprecedented efficiencies at work. However, in an environment of economic crises and downsizing the same technology that helps you do things more efficiently also sets up expectations for accomplishing more with fewer resources. You are overwhelmed by the demands on your job, experience stress, and recognize the […]

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen, Lavalier Microphone, Two Speakers

Tojo Thatchenkery

Quiet Leadership: Discovering the New Strategic Advantage and the Hidden Talent in Your Organization

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 2:27 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:25 pm

“A leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind,” wrote Nelson Mandela in his autobiography. In the United States, leadership is closely connected to charisma and visibility. If you are not […]

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen, Lavalier Microphone, Two Speakers

Tojo Thatchenkery

Back to Basics: Strengthening Speaking Skills for a Professional Performance

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 1:41 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 5:54 pm

Whether one is in the boardroom or the classroom, delivery skills are essential to get the message across to an audience. The goal is to instill key principles of delivery and organization to effectively develop and polish public communication in a business environment, whether an interview, a committee report, or networking. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD, Screen

Susan (Susie) Tomasovic

Leveraging Social Capital for Professional Growth and Success

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 8:22 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:25 pm

The objective of this talk is to help Asian Americans leverage their human and social capital for enhancing their career advancement and professional growth. This unique seminar is offered by Dr. Tojo Thatchenkery, a consultant and researcher specializing in Asian American career advancement issues in corporate America. Based on the latest research evidences contained in […]

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen, Lavalier Microphone, Two Speakers

Tojo Thatchenkery

Leveraging Knowledge Management for Strategic Change

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 8:21 pm, Last Updated: February 12, 2018 at 8:06 pm

Managing tacit knowledge is a core competency as well as a challenge for high intellectual capital-oriented organizations. Professionals in such organizations are mindful of the turbulence in the environment and are constantly dealing with knowledge saturation and complexity. Over the years they must have developed a refined tacit understanding of what works and what does […]

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen, Lavalier Microphone, Two Speakers

Tojo Thatchenkery

Leading Change through the Power of Appreciative Intelligence®

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 8:17 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:26 pm

This talk is designed to develop your ability to reframe and perceive the generative potential in challenging situations and to engage in purposive action to transform the potential to positive outcomes.  Most of our leaders today are engaged in continuous problem solving and crisis management. Over a period of time, the firefighting mind-set inhibits whatever […]

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen, Lavalier Microphone, Two Speakers

Tojo Thatchenkery

Quiet Leadership: Valuing Different Ways of Leading and Creating Innovation

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 7:45 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:26 pm

Based on his brand new book on invisible leadership (2011), Dr. Thatchenkery will show that the time has come to value quiet leadership again. Most of our understanding of leadership comes from research and theories developed in the United States. The assumption is that leaders are highly charismatic and very visible. However, genuine leadership is […]

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen, Lavalier Microphone, Two Speakers

Tojo Thatchenkery

Health Workforce Shortages

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 7:03 pm

As America ages in place and its demand for health services increases, so does the shortage of qualified health professionals. The speaker does presentations on the causes and consequences of workforce shortages and what can be done about them.

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen

P.J. Maddox

Effective Communication and Dealing with Difficult People

Posted: September 10, 2014 at 12:23 pm, Last Updated: April 22, 2020 at 3:58 pm

This workshop is designed to enhance an individual’s ability to effectively handle difficult situations. The presentation is made using PowerPoint, however, it has several exercises to illustrate key points. The exercises will present opportunities to help participants apply helpful tools for communicating effectively and handling complicated situations. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

A/V requirements: FC, LCD, Screen

Don Boileau

Discovering Common Ground in Challenging Situations

Posted: September 10, 2014 at 12:19 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:27 pm

As a professional you may have been facing challenging situations that require your constant attention. You find yourselves doing more with fewer resources. You have come to the realization that many of these challenges can be effectively addressed if you can find a common ground among the stakeholders which includes your colleagues and supervisors as […]

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen, Lavalier Microphone, Two Speakers

Tojo Thatchenkery