October 27-30, 2014An Interactive Boot Camp


Join the sessions live Monday through Thursday at 2pm ET or watch the recordings after each session. Every day you'll hear from two speakers who will address a specific aspect of management. Contact us with any questions.

Day 1: Monday, October 27, 2014

2:00 - 2:45 pm Communication is Key When it comes to managing, communication is integral for a successful team. In this webcast, we'll go over how to best communicate within your teams. From giving praise, managing an HR situation, and structuring productive meetings, to which online tools help aid collaboration, this webcast will hlep provide you with ways to work more effectively with your teams to produce better results and happier coworkers.
  • Kara Masi Digital Project Manager,
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2:45 pm - 3:30 pm The Transition from Being Managed to Managing The move from being managed to managing other people or teams can be a challenging transition. Learn how to manage your existing work relationships, establish a new sense of authority, and be a good delegator. Discover the best methods for providing feedback and how to have effective conversations that will lead to setting and meeting goals, professional growth, and a healthy, productive work environment for both you and your team.
  • Emmy Favila Copy Editor
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Day 2: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm The Brigg Picture: Fundamentals of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator + Team Dynamics How do you direct your energy, take in information, and make decisions? How do the people around you? WTF is MBTI? In this session we'll unpack the basics of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a psychometric questionnaire designed to help you communicate effectively at work, at home, and in life. We'll review the history of the MBTI, its roots in Jungian psychology, and how companies use the assessment to promote positive team dynamics.
  • Amanda Pacitti Manager, Learning + Development
    TIME, Inc.
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2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Content Speaking with Power at Work It's well known that good ideas are critical to succeeding at work. It's what managers need to lead and it's what workers need to rise through the ranks. But if you're not presenting your ideas authoritively, effectively, and clearly, those ideas might as well stay in the drawer with your extra staples. This webcast shows you how to organize your ideas into specific and compelling points, how to prepare those points in advance, and how to present them with confidence and impact at meetings. Whether it's a morning status report, a major corporate presentation, or a performance review, your ideas need to be sold, not just shared -- this webcast shows you how.
  • Joel Schwartzberg Senior Director of Strategic & Executive Communications,
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Day 3: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Social Etiquette and Devices in the Workplace Devices, services, and applications: these are the makeup of the common workplace. Over 90% of workers say it makes their job easier. However, these devices can also be distractions in a world of multi-tasking, multiple meetings, and where every confidential business discussions can become accidentally tweeted. So, when should these apps be used during the workday and can a company utilize them for extreme impact and efficiency? How should social be used internally and externally? What does "My tweets are my own" really mean in a world where you represent your company and social etiquette is not just 9-5? In this webcast, learn about how to educate your team on the best way to use social media in the workplace, how to practice good posting outside work hours, and how the power of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and the Cloud can be the game changer in terms of how to share information.
  • Geoffrey Colon Group Marketing Manager, Social Media,
    Bing Ads
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2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Managing Event Planning Whether you're planning a team bonding exercise or delegating responsibilities for a major departmental event, managing event planning is a difficult job. A good event planner knows the strengths and weaknesses of the team and manages accordingly. When you're in a pinch, who do you lean on? How do you celebrate something gone well? How can you make sure that your team is working well together and managing responsibilities? In this session with ABC's Nicole Halton, learn how to manage a team while planning a great event.
  • Nicole Halton Director, Corporate Events
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Day 4: Thursday, October 30, 2014

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Creating an Engaged Employee Every manager would love a team full of employees that can't wait to get to work, cheerfully goes about their day, and exceed productivity, and yet Gallup surveys show that 70% of employees are disengaged. So, how do you get employees to be engaged? Hint: the answer isn't a new Foosball table, and the good news is, it doesn't have to be a budget-breaking salary increases. Learn some tips on how to connect with employees, find what resonates, align work and life, boost productivity, and help people do what they do best.
  • Jim Hopkinson President,
    Hopkinson Creative Media
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2:45 - 3:30 pm Develop as a Conscious Leader When we reach a management level, and people look to us for direction and guidance, we have inherited new, unfamiliar, and often daunting responsibilities. Many of us find we are woefully unprepared. This session is dedicated to those interested in leading with clarity, power, and purpose: virtues of a conscious leader. In this session, you will hear how to narrow your blind spots, become more mindful and aware, and communicate with more power and precision. The most productive companies have the most conscious leaders leading.
  • Greg Monaco Partner,
    Monaco Lange
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