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Political Savvy Skills For Career Success

December 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

| TIGER Workshop

8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200
New Albany, OH 43054 United States

This TIGER Workshop will present skills that are both effective and ethical – for navigating workplace politics. You will leave better equipped to have a positive impact within your organization.

Utilizing the skills covered in the session, you will learn how to use the power of high-integrity politics to achieve personal career success, maximize team impact, and protect your company’s reputation. During this session you will identify your own political savvy skills and how to apply these skills to real-life work situations.

This session will help you handle conversations and actions with integrity and in a way that increases your influence, advances interests and promotes desirable outcomes for you, your team, and your organization.

Stephen Robbins is a highly-regarded leadership educator and program director of executive-level leadership programs. He has over 25 years of extensive and progressive experience in adult education, human performance improvement, and leadership program management, design, development, and evaluation for leaders of corporate (for-profit), non-profit, federal government, and public service organizations.

Steve is the President and CEO of Student-Leader Seminar (S-LS), a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB),that delivers highly-interactive sessions built around the themes of leading with purpose, ethical decision-making, and the value of character. As a prior Marine Corps officer, Steve served as the Director of Training Management and Evaluation overseeing the instruction, curriculum development, and evaluation of all training and education programs. In the private sector, Steve served as the Manager of Customer Service Operations and Workforce Training for McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company and one of the “big three” educational publishers.

In addition to his position with Student-Leader Seminar, Steve also currently serves as the Program Director for Executive Education Programs for the University of Maryland, R.H. Smith School of Business. These leadership programs educate top-level executives on topics encompassing strategic thinking, leading change, building trust, workplace culture and climate, employee engagement, executive presence, managing conflict, ethical decision-making, etc. in order to prepare participants for increased levels of responsibility in their organization.

Steve earned his BA in Political Science and his Masters of Education (MEd) from the University of Florida. Steve and his wife Angie have four children and reside in Johnstown, Ohio.

Event is free and includes a light lunch.

Event timeline:
9:30am – Breakfast & Networking
10:00am – Workshop Begins
12:00N – Workshop concludes, networking resumes.

Thank you to our sponsor Mmelo Boutique Confections.

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December 4, 2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Innovate New Albany
8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200
New Albany, OH 43054 United States
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