Tom Pierce and Lu Ann Dillon will facilitate “The Future of the Large-Staff Executive Team,” a new workshop created exclusively for C-suite executives who lead large associations. Here’s the link to ASAE’s description page: http://tinyurl.com/ASAEMay22Large-staffExecs
Going to ASAE Great Ideas? Be sure you catch “Using Emotional Intelligence to Solve Association Challenges” on Tuesday morning March 12 from 10 to 11:15. Tom Pierce will begin with a fast-forward look at EQ, then focus on practical ways an association exec can use her or his emotional intelligence during a typical day. See you at The Broadmoor, Colorado Hall Room F!
“Workers reported that companies generally satisfy their needs for on-the-job development and that they value these opportunities, which include high-visibility positions and significant increases in responsibility. But they’re not getting much in the way of formal development, such as training, mentoring, and coaching – things they also value highly.”
The authors of this intro to a July-August 2012 Harvard Business Review article http://tinyurl.com/nonstop-job-hunt describe a vicious circle: “Companies won’t train workers because they might leave, and workers leave because they don’t get training.”
Tom Pierce will deliver the Keynote address on EQ and facilitate a “deep dive” session on teamwork, May 31 during Georgia Society of Association Executives annual meeting in Greenville, SC. Looking forward to pitching this double-header on two of my favorite topics!
Tom Pierce, FY12 chair of ASAE’s Consultants Section Council, recommended deep-sixing all the Council’s standing Committees. Tom floated the idea of forming one-year Task Forces to tackle specific projects.
Managers have a choice. They can create a healthy work environment where motivation is cradled, or they can create a toxic work environment where motivation is crushed. How does a manager’s emotional intelligence relate to motivation? How do leaders create a workplace culture where motivation thrives?
8/7 3:15p #ASAE11 Annual Meeting: Emotional Intelligence – The Leadership Spark that Ignites Association Excellence. Tom Pierce’s learning lab in St. Louis is a requested repeat of his highly rated ASAE 2010 Los Angeles session.
If you’re a Government Relations professional, check out the Thursday, June 23, 9 a.m. Opening General Session of ASAE’s 2011 Government Relations School in Washington, DC. Tom Pierce will collaborate with advocate Kevin Kraushaar to explore the how improving your emotional intelligence can improve the impact of your lobbying efforts.
I first noticed the matching yellow shirts. Three early-twenty-somethings were chattering non-stop on the Aero Train platform at Dulles Airport. Perfect skin. Perfect teeth. The perfect time of life. I figured the eternally happy trio must be on their way to one of those summer religious pilgrimages. Until I saw their three matching “May I help you?” buttons.