Association of Talent Development - Greater Cincinnati Chapter

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The Association for Talent Development Greater Cincinnati Chapter is an association of professionals dedicated to providing leadership in workplace learning and performance and to offering our members professional growth opportunities that position them on the cutting edge of the industry.

Workshop August 18
The Leadership Mindset That Unlocks Talent and Capability

Do you need to get more from your team, without adding headcount? Looking to free up your time (or your leader’s time) to focus on strategic objectives? Multiplier Leaders unlock latent intelligence and capability that sits inside their organizations, getting more done with fewer resources. In just a couple of hours, you’ll learn the critical skill that allows Multipliers to unlock more intelligence and capability. Facilitated by Elise Foster.

Elise Foster is the co-author of the Multiplier Effect and executive coach who studied at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and has helped dozens of leaders become more effective. As a former engineer, she brings her systems engineering mindset to bear as she invites leaders to bring out the best in everyone around them. She is actively involved with her local school district, the Harvard Club of Cincinnati, and the Growth Edge Network (a New Zealand non-profit). She finds that many of her best leadership lessons come from her 8 year old daughter. More at:

WHEN: August 18, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 PM

WHERE: Rhinegeist Brewery, The Annex Room, 1910 Elm St, Cincinnati 45202

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Breakfast Meeting August 29
Creating Results-Oriented eLearning with Narratives and Stories

Diane Senffner, M.Ed. eLearning is still largely thought of as an inferior delivery method; best suited to something like a compliance training you can export from PowerPoint, upload to an LMS and roll up participation to say you did it. There is a better way. Learn powerful methods to engage learners through narrative, scenarios and stories to make it relatable to them. It’s time to take eLearning to a new level. Facilitated by Diane Senffner, M.Ed. and Christine Charlson.

Diane Senffner, M.Ed. is the CEO of Cine Learning Productions, a recognized leader in the field of eLearning and educational video. She has her Master’s Degree in Adult Learning/Distance Education and over sixteen years' experience creating award winning courses and video in both the public and private sectors all over the globe. Her research and theories in story-based learning have been published and Cine Learning is now known worldwide for this method of eLearning design and educational video.

Chris Charlson is a phi-beta-kappa journalism graduate and award-winning video script writer. Her clever, engaging dialogue has been praised for its realism and 'genuine' feel. Chris possesses the ability to give characters a truthful voice and personality that connect with the learner to propel them through the program. She has won two APHA HEMMY Awards for her productions.

WHEN: August 29, 2017, 7:30 - 9:15 AM

WHERE: DoubleTree Suites - Blue Ash, 6300 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

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Dayton Group Breakfast Meeting Sept 8
Leadership and the Happiness Advantage 

Attitudes are contagious...what's spreading on your team?

Did you know that creating a happiness advantage will help you and your teams be more innovative, improve your training and development, have greater resilience and work more effectively together?

Scott Steel has been with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center for 10 years in Leadership Development and has been spreading the word of how to harness happiness. He has taught this tremendously successful workshop with thousands of employees at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and is an expert on happiness.

In this highly interactive workshop, participants will focus on learning principles supported by research that focus on how positive approaches can fuel performance for all employees. This workshop is based the work of a number of researchers including Shawn Achor who wrote "The Happiness Advantage."

WHEN: September 8, 2017, 7:45 - 9:30 AM

WHERE: UD Center for Leadership, 1700 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH 45479

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