The daylong conference includes two workshops, luncheon, and a cash bar happy hour with one drink ticket for each attendee. Attendees will earn a total of four CEU’s. We will also have giveaways, refreshments, and networking throughout the day!
9:00 am – check in
9:30 am – morning session
11:00 am - break
11:30 am - luncheon check in
12:00 pm – lunch
1:30 pm – afternoon session
3:00 pm – break
3:30 pm – happy hour
5:00 pm – event end
Leadership Tactics That Can Shift The A/E/C Mindset
It is possible to introduce ideas and lead initiatives to create the career you envision.
Speaker: Belinda Gates (click name for bio)
Adopting new ideas and embracing change is sometimes difficult within a stuck corporate culture. The A/E/C industry faces unique challenges when it comes to change, especially when non-technical employees or members of the technical staff who aren’t in a leadership position present it. Instead of the word ‘change’, consider the word ‘shift’ when talking about transforming an existing mindset. This approach to shifting attitudes and beliefs will be more accepted and less threatening. This is just one insight to what it will take to create buy-in and achieve your goals. Through this session, we’ll explore techniques for impacting an effective shift in your company and driving initiatives toward success, regardless of your current position. The five key activities presented in this session that will improve your ability to affect a shift in your corporate environment include:
These insights will give you the confidence you need to present new ideas, follow them up with trustworthy actions and build a meaningful career within your firm.
High Impact Change for the A/E/C Firm
Applying actions and behaviors that really move the needle
Speaker: Shennandoah Goodson (click name for bio)
Getting approval and buy-in from leadership is only half the battle. Now you have to execute and achieve meaningful results for the firm. Even with leadership buy-in, more than 70% of change efforts fail. That’s because it requires a significant change in behavior among team members who are already bogged down by the day-to-day demands of client work and running a firm. Your time is precious too, but with clear planning, focus, and some key change management tools you can become the main driver of positive change in your firm and position yourself as a strategic asset in the company. In this session we will show you how to:
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