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    • 21 Oct 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • Live On-Line Event (log-in information provided after registration)
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    Navigating Difficult Conversations Through Play

    Does the idea of having challenging conversations make you cringe? It doesn't need to! Communication is a sandbox, and when you play in it, it can lead to building trust, establishing inclusivity, and creating psychologically safe spaces where people can thrive. If we don't talk, we can't learn, and ultimately relationships fracture. We will facilitate a series of experiential activities that will provide you with play-oriented tools to practice exploring language and tone, shifting perspectives, and questioning the stories in your head. Let us help you redirect the mental energy currently devoted to unhealthy coping mechanisms and channel it towards identifying the underlying obstacles getting in the way of understanding each other. Replace confusion with clarity by adjusting your communication habits that will help build a stronger, healthier future for us all.

    •  Learn play-oriented tools to practice exploring language & shift perspectives
    •  Address the underlying issues getting in the way of understanding each other
    •  Identify actionable strategies to have that difficult conversation you have been avoiding for far too long

    Jeff Harry combines positive psychology and play to heal workplaces, help teams build psychological safety and assist individuals in addressing their biggest challenges through embracing a play-oriented approach to work. Some of the topics he covers include how to dismantle toxic masculinity in the workplace, how to navigate the Great Resignation & uncertainty through play, how to deal with toxicity in the workplace, how to address the BS of office politics, how to tackle difficult conversations at work, how to play with your inner critic, and how to help your staff rediscover their flow.  For his work, Jeff was selected by BambooHR & Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers.  His work has most recently been featured in the NY Times, Mashable, Upworthy, Shondaland, & Wired.  Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day.

    • 02 Nov 2022
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Live On-Line Event (log-in information provided after registration)
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    We all grew up with knowing the phrase "Reading is FUN-damental". Our parents and teachers used the phrase to get us excited about reading and opening our minds to new possibilities. Well, now that we are professionals, Reading is STILL Fun-damental. The Las Vegas Library of Learning invites you to join us in reading and discussing The Self-Aware Leader: A Proven Model for Reinventing Yourself" by Dan Gallagher and Joseph Costal ls on Wednesday, October 26, 4:00-5:30 p.m. 

    The Self-Aware Leader provides practical and proven lessons on how becoming more self-aware within the context of your management practices will benefit you, your career, and your organization. Based on research by the author, it offers insights regarding those aspects of your management career about which you need to become self-aware, and which characteristics drive desirable leadership outcomes such as achieving success with projects, promotions, and professional satisfaction.

    Some of the specific topics discussed in The Self-Aware Leader include:

    • Defining the advantages of self-awareness in leadership
    • Specific lessons on how to become a self-aware leader
    • Guidance on how to successfully reinvent self, others, and the business
    • Applying your self-awareness to the task of day-to-day management
    • The importance and value of profitable imagination in leadership
    • How thinking like a general manager can yield benefits to you and your organization
    • The power of Generosity Quotient™ and professional authenticity as leadership practices
    • How to put these lessons together by “connecting the dots” to boost innovation and success.

    The Self-Aware Leader delivers a proven program to increased success for both you and your organization by outlining a path to greater managerial self-awareness. With its specific, experience-based insights for managers, The Self-Aware Leader is an extremely valuable resource for anyone interested in increasing their leadership skill set and furthering their managerial career.

    You can purchase the book at both the ATD Store - https://www.td.org/books/the-self-aware-leader-a-proven-model-for-reinventing-yourself or Amazon -https://www.amazon.com/Self-Aware-Leader-Proven-Reinventing-Yourself/dp/1562868128/ref=sr_1_5?crid=2ZJWFQKPJJF6R&keywords=the+self-aware+leader&qid=1646495074&sprefix=the+self-aware%2Caps%2C144&sr=8-5. Don't forget to use your ATD CHip Code or your Amazon SMILE account when you purchase the book.

    Log-in information for this virtual event will be provided after registration.



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