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Fri Feb 24 2012 at 07:00 pm EDT
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Wed Feb 22 2012 at 02:55 pm EDT
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Tuesday Sep 6, 2011
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According to Gallup, 80% of people are unhappy in their work. What a waste of human talent, energy, and skill! Not to mention the financial costs to the organization related to stress, poor health, and turnover. This session is an introduction to The Passion Test for Business, a new system that helps leaders and team members: 1) Get clear on their unique value contribution in the market and what's most meaningful for them in the work they do 2) Get on the same page together in creating a much more inclusive and rewarding work environment for both individual and organizational success We'll look at the research on employee engagement and how it impacts the bottom line, and then explore an exciting alternative to traditional levers to boost employee performance and satisfaction. You'll learn how passion at work is a critical differentiator for success in business today.
IMPACT Speakers
Career Development
Ended: Feb 01, 2012 at 05:30 pm EDT
Veronica Biggins is a Managing Director of Diversified Search, one of the nation’s top executive search firms. She was previously a Managing Partner with Hodge Partners, and prior to that with Heidrick & Struggles. Veronica has extensive experience in high level public serve roles. She served as Assistant to the President of the United States and Director of Presidential Personnel under President Bill Clinton. In this position, she was responsible for selecting and hiring all political appointees within the federal government and she worked directly with the President on appointments at all levels of the administration, including the placement of agency heads, ambassadors and members of presidential boards and commissions. Veronica also served as Vice Chairman of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing and received a Points of Light award from President George W. Bush for her leadership of the Czech Slovak American Enterprise Fund. Veronica’s background includes 20 years’ experience with NationsBank (now Bank of America) and its predecessor, The Citizens and Southern National Bank. Prior to joining the White House, Veronica was one of the highest ranking women in the banking industry, serving as Executive Vice President for Corporate Community Relations.
IMPACT Speakers
Career Development
Ended: Jan 25, 2012 at 05:30 pm EDT
Tom Tierney is a recognized leader in serving the nonprofit sector. In 1999, he co-founded the Bridgespan Group, an independent, nonprofit organization designed to provide professional services to philanthropists, foundations and other nonprofits. In 2000, he stepped down as Bain & Company's chief executive to concentrate on Bridgespan-related activities and in 2003, he led the development of Bridgestar, an initiative of the Bridgespan Group dedicated to enhancing and increasing leadership talent for the nonprofit sector. Tom frequently speaks and writes on a variety of topics related to nonprofit leadership and philanthropy. He lectures at Harvard Business School and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, chairs the Harvard Business School Initiative on Social Enterprise, and has contributed to numerous case studies, chapters, and publications. Tom joined Bain & Company in 1980 following graduation from Harvard Business School, where he received his MBA with distinction. He was promoted to partner after three years and from 1987 to 1992 served as the managing director of Bain's San Francisco office. In 1992, he became Bain's chief executive. During the 1990s, under his leadership, Bain & Company grew its revenues six-fold, while significantly expanding its international operations. A native of California, he received his BA in Economics with highest distinction from the University of California at Davis, where he was honored as that year's most outstanding graduate. He served as a field engineer for Bechtel International in North Africa before entering business school.
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Since 2002, the IMPACT Speaker Series has brought highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries to campus to share their experiences and give advice to students and other entrepreneurs on topics ranging from "building a venture around intellectual capital" to "successful entrepreneurship in large organizations" and "socially responsible leadership".
Prior to starting her own company, Lisa G. Jing was recognized as a thought leader in health and wellness solutions in the corporate sector. As part of the founding team on the Cisco award-winning employee health initiative, Lisa developed strategies and implemented programs to enhance the well-being of employees and their families. Her focus was integration of mental and physical health to build greater resilience and sustainability in both individuals and organizations; development of industry leading metrics to optimize the human capital management strategy; and innovative approaches to explore how health and well-being contribute to overall employee engagement. Lisa holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Loyola Marymount University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. Her career portfolio includes clinical counseling and crisis intervention, healthcare marketing, technical recruiting, consulting, and human resources. She is a contributing author to the bestselling Adventures in Manifesting series. Lisa is a brain-based leadership coach who helps executive leaders and business professionals keep their brain sharp to stay on top of their game. She uses a scientifically validated online assessment tool to measure current brain capacities and online brain training exercises to improve specific brain capacities crucial to leadership perfomance including: focus, attention, memory, decision-making skills, emotional intelligence, creativity, and overall resilience. As Program Consultant for Wellness Works, Lisa delivers a mental health training program that seeks to reduce mental health stigma and promote psychological health and safety in the workplace. Wellness Works is an award winning workplace education and training program which helps managers to be more effective in addressing mental health issues in the workplace. The suite of informative and engaging training programs has been evaluated as effective in reducing stigma, which is crucial for affecting lasting change in individuals and organizations. The menu of innovative presentations and courses includes: Wellness Works: Fostering Employee Mental Health Wellness Works: Addressing Workplace Mental Health: Basic Skills for Managers Wellness Works: Addressing Workplace Mental Health: Advanced Skills for Managers Wellness Works: Re-framing Workplace Mental Health ~ What Every Leader Must Know Synergy at Work, Inc., is a consulting company dedicated to transforming the workplace into an environment where people are their whole and best selves. Lisa specializes in an integrated, whole-person approach to Employee Well-being as a cornerstone of company culture. A Whole-Person Approach to Employee Well-Being Employee health initiatives often struggle to gain employee participation and executive buy in. Learn how The Diamond Model of Integrated Health and Well-being, a distinctive conceptual and structural framework for designing and implementing a strategic employee health initiative, helps organizations create a work environment where employee well-being is a cornerstone of company culture. As a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, Lisa is a popular speaker and panelist at corporate and industry events and a current faculty member with Learn It Live, a leading edge online education platform. Her commitment to helping clients create highly effective organizational cultures is expressed through her corporate training topics which have included Employee Health and Well-being, Diversity / Inclusion and Passion at Work. She is a lifelong learner having been an Assistant Trainer and graduate of Peak Potentials Quantum Leap Business and Personal Development Program. As a Certified Passion Test for Business Facilitator, Lisa helps organizations get clear on their unique contribution and what matters most for them to deliver that unique contribution, while assisting employees of the organization to identify what is the most personally meaningful in their work / career, then use that clarity to create greater success, alignment, and fulfillment on the job. Her passion is to bring more spirit to the workplace through organizational culture change and groundbreaking programs which foster integration of mind, body, and spirit. To facilitate adoption of a whole-person approach, Lisa created The Diamond Model of Integrated Health and Well-being, a distinctive conceptual and structural framework for designing wellness initiatives. Download Lisa Jing's Speaker Sheet here: http://www.synergyatwork.com/speaking-engagements/ For availability and speaking fees email [email protected] Find out more about Lisa G. Jing, M.A. at http://www.synergyatwork.com.
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