Not Enough Time, Too Much Technology, and No Real Relationships

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

Have we thought much about time in the digital age? What about its impact on relationships? How about technology? Does tweeting, facebook, etc equate to face-to-face exchange? What about when you combine all three? Do they sum up to engagement? This session discusses the complex interplay of these dynamics on human behavior, trust, and compassion with practical tips on how ... Read More

Passing the Baton: Building Momentum in Your Trenches

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

The burdens and blessings of leading (and following) are magnified during times of stress. How do you get your reports to take on more initiative and responsibility in the office and in their lives? Is the victim mode alive and well at your agency? According to Michael Maccoby, the people who will help you succeed aren't all just like you ... 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

The Current State of Congress

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

  In this Professional Development Session, join Dr. Joshua Huder, Senior Fellow of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, as he discusses Congress, the presidency, its effects on the Federal workforce and American politics in 2019 and what’s in store for 2020 and beyond.  Josh joined the Government Affairs Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2013. He has taught courses on ... Read More

Resilience: The Art of Failure, Recovery, and Success

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

In an ever-changing, uncertain work environment, resilience is a must. Optimism, a positive attitude, emotional intelligence, and the ability to embrace failure positions managers and leaders for success. The impact on mind, body, and organization is not only important, it's measurable. When managers are able to engage in accurate self-assessment and a clear analysis of potential decisions, they are poised ... Read More

TOC Program Year Kickoff and Moving from Diversity and Inclusion to Equity and Belonging

Virtual Event

Join us for the kick off the Training Officers Consortium 2020-2021 program year. In this two-part session the TOC Executive Board will reveal the plans for an incredible TOC Program Year and explain some of the revisions we’re making to deepen learning for our registrants. The second part of our session will be spent with Mike Powell and the Powell ... 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

The State of Congress and Political Impacts on the Federal Workforce in 2021 and Beyond

FREE Webinar

2020 and the years leading up to it have created a very divisive and politically challenging environment for a number of Federal employees.  With shifting priorities, Agency consolidation recommendations, budget reductions, resignations of key senior administration officials coupled with a significant increase in departures of senior executive servants, Government employees find it sometimes difficult to remain focused on accomplishing their ... Read More

Loving and Laughing Your Way to Leadership

PDP Symposium- Virtual Event

What’s missing with popular leadership models and frameworks? We’re facing a landscape of federal agencies that are constantly changing – artificial intelligence, five generations in the workplace, and matrixed organizations, to name a few. Leadership models will change. New variables, fancy graphics, and complex frameworks will be introduced every year. It’s guaranteed. But one thing will never change - the ... Read More

Cultivating a Culture of Care in Your Organization

Virtual Event

RESET YOUR COMPASS for SKILLS with this fantastic presentation from Jen Marr! Even before the COVID-19 Pandemic brought unthinkable levels of isolation, our world was increasingly lonely, socially distanced, and hurting. Depression, loneliness, suicide rates and anxieties were on the rise. The pandemic and the resulting stress, fear and anxiety are putting society at an even greater risk and vulnerable ... Read More