Association of Talent Development - Greater Cincinnati Chapter


Upcoming Webinars

    • 26 Sep 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual - Webex

    Krista SkidmoreWe all know how critical strong leaders are in organizations—they help us inspire a vision, engage our teams, drive results, and much more. As learning and development practitioners, we’re each working to develop leaders—better, faster, and with more business impact.

    Making decisions about where to put our investments, what development methods are most important, and what leadership capabilities are most critical today, are just a few of the burning questions on our minds. So, what are the trends that affect leadership development in your organization? What insights will help you achieve your leadership development goals?

    In this informative webinar, we’ll share the top trends that are shaping leadership development practices, inspire you to think about how you can keep improving your leadership programs, plus provide you with tools that will help you shape your leadership development agenda in 2018 and beyond.

    Learning objectives:

    1. Learn top trends that should be influencing your leadership development practices

    2. Take away new insights that will help you make decisions to improve your leadership development programs.

    3. Provide you with tools that will help you shape your leadership development agenda in 2018 and beyond.

    About the Facilitator

    Krista Skidmore leads the FlashPoint consulting team to ensure they deliver results to clients with intelligence and integrity. Krista helps to set FlashPoint’s strategy, challenging the status quo to enhance offerings and capabilities.

    Krista is a former President of Central Indiana ATD, and is passionate about listening and empowering clients as co-creators of solutions. Her interest and curiosity fuels her love of travel, where she seeks new experiences in places with diverse cultures, backgrounds, and traditions.

    Webinar Info

    Event address for attendees: https://gcatd.webex.com/gcatd/onstage/g.php?MTID=edcb3ce5a8c6421535e9bba41f4ac9a37

    Event password: trends

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    • 15 Nov 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual - Webex

    Ron AshkenasResearch from Bain, McKinsey, IBM and others all suggest that reducing complexity helps organizations perform better than their peers in terms of growth, innovation, and profitability. Making this happen, however, is not just a matter of chance – but instead requires leaders who know how to make simplification an ongoing strategy for business improvement and change.

    The purpose of this webinar is to explore what it means to drive simplification in an organization – and how you can help managers cultivate this skill and gradually turn it into a core capability. The webinar also will give you an opportunity to assess your own tendencies to create complexity, and what you can do about it.

    The webinar will be led by Ron Ashkenas who was part of the consulting team that worked with Jack Welch to reduce complexity at GE, and then at dozens of other organizations around the world. He is the author of Simply Effective: How to Reduce Complexity in Your Organization and Get Things Done (Harvard Business Press), as well as numerous other publications.

    The specific learning objectives for this webinar will be:

    • To define complexity and understand how it impacts business performance and quality of work life;
    • To understand the four primary sources of unnecessary complexity in every organization; and
    • To give you a starting point for developing a personal plan to reduce complexity in your organization, or in collaboration with your clients.

    About the Facilitator
    Ron Ashkenas is an emeritus partner of Schaffer Consulting in Stamford, Connecticut, and the author of the book, Simply Effective: How to Cut Through Complexity in Your Organization and Get Things Done. (Harvard Business Press). 

    He is the co-author of four other books (including The Boundaryless Organization and The GE Work-Out) and author of hundreds of articles, including eight that have appeared in The Harvard Business Review

    Ron currently is working on a Handbook for Emerging Leaders that will be published by the Harvard Business Press in 2018.


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30 Mar 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar: Ready, Shoot, Aim...The Importance of Organizational Diagnosis
16 Feb 2016 Lunch & Learn Webinar: Change Management -- How to Effectively Drive Change in Today's Workforce
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14 Jul 2015 Lunch & Learn Webinar: Curriculum Planning and Design -- A Key to Closing Skill Gaps
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13 Aug 2014 Lunch & Learn Webinar: Building a Succession Process that Works
29 Jul 2014 Lunch & Learn Webinar: Working Successfully with Gen Y and Millennials
07 May 2014 Lunch & Learn Webinar: Using Your Brain to get the Results you Want
30 Apr 2014 Lunch & Learn Webinar: Game Changing Technology Trends in Learning & Development
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12 Oct 2012 2012 Fall GCASTD Conference: Hands on Training & Tech
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