Leadership and Career Development

Different Styles of Leadership

Posted: January 9, 2020 at 1:20 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 5:51 pm

Leadership comes in all different types of forms. During this presentation, we will discuss the different types of leadership and how to be an effective leader based on your style. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

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

Philip Wilkerson

Power of Visualization for Long-Term Goal-Setting

Posted: January 9, 2020 at 1:16 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 5:52 pm

Science has proven that visualization will increase the likelihood of achieving your long term goals. During this presentation, we will explore your long-term goals and the micro-steps necessary to complete them. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

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

Philip Wilkerson

Business Management and Strategic Thinking

Posted: February 14, 2018 at 8:02 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Professor Joshi can address the following topics: Strategic Decision making, effective strategic thinking, Managing Innovation Management, Corporate Entrepreneurship; Strategy Formulation and Strategy Implementation, Global Strategies, Managing Change, Business Model Analysis, Cross Cultural Management. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

A/V requirements: Laptop, Flip Chart, White Board and Markers

Mahesh P. Joshi

Mahesh P. Joshi

Posted: February 14, 2018 at 8:00 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 3:29 pm

Available to present remotely/virtually. Professor Mahesh Joshi is an academic, a consultant, and an entrepreneur. He is the Director of Research & Practice (Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Associate Professor of Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the School of Business, George Mason University, Virginia, USA; and he is the President of Joshi International, Inc., […]

Management in Health Care

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 4:59 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:31 pm

The evolving management requirements in today’s health care. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

A/V requirements: Flip Chart, Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, TV and VCR, White Board and Markers

Ana Stoehr

Ana Stoehr

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 4:55 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:29 pm

Full time faculty member who specializes in nursing and management; certified in Perioperative nursing and Critical Care; a retired Navy nurse with a vast array of experiences around the world. Available to present remotely/virtually.

Mindful Leadership for Innovation

Posted: April 13, 2015 at 4:29 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:22 pm

If you were to analyze the top 50 of the over 1,000 leadership books published during the last five years you will find that there isn’t a single approach to leadership that will work in every situation. Ironically, many of them contradict one another. But, is there a mindset or attitude about being a leader […]

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

Tojo Thatchenkery

Appreciative Intelligence®: Develop Leadership, Transform Difficult Conversations, and Discover Common Ground

Posted: April 13, 2015 at 4:11 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:24 pm

Appreciative Intelligence is the ability to see the generative potential in any situation and to actualize it. It is a leadership skillset that will enable you to step into conflict mindfully, and to transform difficult conversations into positive outcomes. As a leader by improving your Appreciative Intelligence you will have expanded abilities to reframe conflict […]

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

Tojo Thatchenkery

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

Portfolio Design for Architecture, Fine Arts and Allied Design Disciplines

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 1:44 pm

An international survey of portfolio design for the arts and architecture with numerous examples and discussion of the conceptual aspects, methods and materials of planning and assembly of an original, professional presentation.

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen

Harold Linton

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

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

How to Run an Effective Meeting

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 7:25 pm, Last Updated: April 22, 2020 at 3:56 pm

Can cover a variety of needed areas within the topic area: a) how to plan an agenda, b) how to stick to the agenda, c) how to use parliamentary procedure to focus on issues, and when NOT to use parliamentary procedure, and d) how to evaluate a meeting. Presentation is available remotely/virtually.

A/V requirements: None

Don Boileau

Financial Regulations

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 6:04 pm

Current federal and state regulations of financial services companies and their impact on financial institution and market performance.

A/V requirements: Internet, Laptop, LCD, Screen

Jerry Hanweck

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

Developing Your Appreciative Intelligence® for Innovation and Leadership

Posted: September 10, 2014 at 12:17 pm, Last Updated: April 23, 2020 at 7:27 pm

Describe the new concept of Appreciative Intelligence developed by author Tojo Thatchenkery and is featured in the popular book, Appreciative Intelligence: Seeing the Mighty Oak in the Acorn.  It is a unique competitive advantage possessed by exceptional leaders and innovators. Adding to the model of multiple intelligences developed by Howard Gardner, Appreciative Intelligence provides a […]

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

Tojo Thatchenkery