TOC Spring Networking

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC

The TOC Annual Institute is right around the corner and what way to kick off our 80th year anniversary celebration then by attending our quarterly networking event at the City Club of Washington. Join us on Wednesday, April 17th from 5pm – 8pm as we connect, collaborate and get ready for a great time in Norfolk, VA. All TOC registrants ... Read More

Upward Bullying in the Workplace

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC

Upward bullying (UB) is not new to the lexicon of harassment in the workplace. It is often misunderstood and unrecognizable as a viable term and construct under the harassment banner by the masses. For instance, some men and many women described to their loved ones a sickening feeling they experienced in the workplace at the hands of an unrequested love ... Read More

Talking to Decision Makers: What to Say and How to Say It

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC

Government employees, as protectors of the public health, are required to communicate effectively. Working under time constraints, they must present the relevant issues and challenges of a situation and the proposed next steps. They need to speak succinctly and support their conclusions with evidence, so their words will not be misinterpreted. During a high energy, interactive session, Nancy Singer, a ... Read More

**POSTPONED** 2020 Annual Institute

April 19-22, 2020 at the Clarion Fountainebleau in Ocean City, MD The 2020 Annual Institute is postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read the message from the TOC Executive Board for more information.    

Authentic Leadership in a Context of Crisis

PDP Symposium- Virtual Event

We each have an inner sense that tells us when we are experiencing authenticity, integrity, and congruency. However, that inner knowing can become clouded and distorted by fear. How can leaders provide assurance and confidence to move forward and through a crisis without false promises or blaming and shaming others to provide the the temporary security others may be seeking? ... Read More

Creating a Culture of Respect and Civility

FREE Webinar

      With increasing globalization comes diversification in the workplace. As organizations turn to hiring employees from many parts of the world, the need for cultural understanding is at its greatest. Culture shapes the values, habits and thinking patterns which impact work life from communication to time management. If you are visiting another country, working with a different age, ... Read More

Writing Documents Under Pressure: Making It Easy

FREE Webinar

The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires that government employees write public documents in a clear and well-organized manner. Under short deadlines, government employees need to be able to create documents that are correct, complete, and concise. During this session, the instructors will demonstrate techniques that will help employees draft documents under pressure. Outcomes - After completing the course, participants ... Read More

Conscious Equity 2.0: Fostering a Connected Culture

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC

The challenges that face our society and the world impact relationships at work and take a toll on organizational culture. With the lack of guidance, it is an inevitable and expected outcome that external pressures permeate into internal organizational dynamics. Most leaders do not have the training or the capacity to navigate the growing number of sensitive issues that are ... Read More