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Business Smarts-Be Strong: Focusing on Talent to Improve Well-Being and Engagement

Jul
12
2019
Fri 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Topic: Managing Employees

Our world is a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment that creates a rapidly changing workplace which demands employees be agile learners. Skill sets and knowledge necessary for success continue to evolve. To meet these demands, self-awareness is more important than ever. Employees must understand the talents they bring to the workforce and how best to build them into strengths they can leverage. Research in positive psychology demonstrates a significant link between the application of strengths and a person’s sense of well-being and engagement at work. Participants in this session will explore the connection between strengths, well-being, and engagement. To be successful, we must Be Strong. Learning Outcomes - At the end of this sessions, attendees will: Be able to explain the need to create agile learners to navigate a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world. Understand the relationship between strengths, well-being, and engagement. Understand possible assessments you can use in the workplace to identify employee strengths. Leave the session with additional practices you can employ to improve your own well-being and engagement. Presenter Jason Boron has designed and conducted leadership coaching focused on helping teams and individuals leverage their talents since 2007. He has presented a variety of programs and workshops in both the higher education and non-profit sectors, including leadership development, effective communication, conflict resolution, collaboration, performance enhancement, and coaching. As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, he is committed to providing experiential learning opportunities to individuals and teams aimed at improving performance. Before founding Leading Strong, LLC, Jason served in higher education for over 15 years.

Speaker(s): Presenter Jason Boron has designed and conducted leadership coaching focused on helping teams and individuals leverage their talents since 2007. He has presented a variety of programs and workshops in both the higher education and non-profit sectors, including leadership development, effective communication, conflict resolution, collaboration, performance enhancement, and coaching. As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, he is committed to providing experiential learning opportunities to individuals and teams aimed at improving performance. Before founding Leading Strong, LLC, Jason served in higher education for over 15 years.

Co-Sponsor(s): Business Smarts Breakfast sessions are held on the 2nd Friday of every month with networking opportunities and guest presentations on a variety of topics. The series is sponsored by your Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, and Shenandoah Valley Chapter of SCORE. Coffee provided by Broad Porch Coffee.

Parking for Business Smarts: You may park in the Ice House lot on Bruce Street without a JMU permit during Business Smarts sessions from 7:30-9:45am.


Fee: No Cost

Phone: (540) 568-3227

Location

Shenandoah Valley SBDC
JMU Ice House
127 West Bruce Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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