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The Premier Association for Talent Development Professionals in the Metro DC Area

OD Book SIG: The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity

  • 11 Oct 2012
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 600; McLean, VA 22102

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This month, Laura Mendelow and Clara Martinez will be facilitating a discussion on the book, The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity by Phil Stutz & Barry Michels.  The authors (both of whom are therapists) struggled with some of their patients who were aware of the psychological nature of their issues but lacked the tools to propel them forward. After years of experimentation, the authors created a universal set of “tools” to help anyone realize their full potential. During this session, we will explore the tools, the theories behind the tools, and applications at work and at home.

 

Facilitators:    

Laura Mendelow is a Leadership Coach and Consultant that develops leaders at work and at home.  She believes that whether you lead a team at work or a family at home, you are a leader.  Her offerings include leadership coaching, team development programs, and system wide solutions. Laura has a strength-based approach that engages people in meaningful dialogue to create and sustain positive change. To learn more, visit www.MendelowConsulting.com

 

Mendelow Consulting

Developing Leaders at Work and at Home

301-325-5123

info@MendelowConsulting.com

 

Clara Martinez has over 15 years’ experience facilitating team building, leadership development, organizational assessment, diversity and inclusion training across all organizational levels at a wide variety of multinational and domestic companies in the U.S. and abroad. She combines her experience in the corporate worlds with her extensive studies abroad in India, Indonesia, Colombia, England and Spain to bring a unique world-centric perspective to facilitating change and learning to maximize results. She has worked as a consultant for: Eagles Flight, an international leader in experiential training, Innovations International, a company specializing in cross-cultural-diverse team building, and Higher-Circles, a company specializing in getting results through renewal and work-life balance practices.

She facilitates workshops for Management Concepts in topics such as Leading and Managing Change, Briefing and Presentation Skills, Leadership Skills and Techniques, Interpersonal Skills, Influencing Skills, Time and Stress Management, and Coaching Skills. Ms. Martinez earned a M.A. in Human Development and Education from Rollins College in Orlando Florida and a B.A. in Psychology from University of Central Florida.

 

SIG Leader: Linda Ferguson, ljfergusonphd@gmail.com

 

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Location: Insperity Tysons Office:  1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 600; McLean, VA 22102

 

For directions to the office contact: 

Lauren.Schoon@insperity.com

 

Tysons Directions and Parking Information:

1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 600; McLean, VA 22102

Paid parking available in structure next to the building. 

Free parking available about two blocks away at Tysons Galleria.

 

To enter the building: 

Take the parking elevator to Concourse Level (4).

Walk through the walkway to enter the building; you’re now on the second floor of the office building.

Take the elevators to the right to the sixth floor to Insperity’s office, suite 600.

 

Cancellation policy: If Federal work force doesn’t need to come in to work that day.  See OPM website or radio announcement.

 

*Please register in advance so that seating can be prepared.

 

As a reminder, our sessions are held on the 2nd Thursday of every month and are sponsored by the Metro DC chapter of American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), and the Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network (CBODN).

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