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

Chris Webinar

View recording. 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 … Read More

Webinar: Creating a Culture of Respect and Civility

Chris Webinar

View recording. Download handouts (PDF) 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 … Read More

Managing Teams in a Remote Environment

Chris Webinar

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Watch the recording. Download the Further Reading document. (PDF) In a world where the pandemic has forced distance between us; beyond Zoom fatigue (it’s real!) and ad hoc telework agreements; past the technology hurdles and the internet bottlenecks; out at the end of the fiber optic cable is your team. Managing a team in the old world was hard enough. … Read More

Professional Etiquette in a Virtual World

Chris Webinar

Watch the recording. Download the slide deck. (PDF) We’ve all been thrown into the virtual meeting world, ready or not. But what does virtual professional etiquette look like? Rather than figure this out through trial and error, we’re going to review some good ideas with TOC Registrant Dina Nance. The problem this workshop will solve is the unprofessional, unorganized and … Read More

Webinar: Virtual Vitality! Crowd-sourcing for resilience

Chris Webinar

Watch the Recording This year has changed the way we live, work, and generally interact with others. We have all experienced some level of increased virtual connection over the past few months and we are learning to pivot with the change. This interactive discussion gave the audience the opportunity to share experiences and information to help refine our resilience in … Read More

Webinar: The Neuroscience of Gratitude – What Leaders Need to Know About This New Neural Knowledge

Chris Webinar

Watch the recording. Download the Gratitude Workbook. Download the Gratitude workbook in Spanish. Watch the Science of Gratitude video on YouTube (2:07) Imagine a community of leaders able to surpass the limitations of traditional leadership strategies and proactively address the negative consequences inherent in today’s high stress, often conflict laden, challenging work environments. Imagine leading from a strengths-based philosophy armed … Read More

Webinar: The Art and Science of the Virtual Classroom: A Deep Dive into Logistics and Facilitation

Chris Webinar

Watch the recording. In a previous webinar (recording available here), we explored six key principles of successfully designing for any virtual classroom platform and a blueprint for adapting traditional classroom methodologies for live, online instruction. During this session, in partnership with Cornerstone OnDemand, we will take a closer look at two of the critical elements of the ILT to virtual … Read More

Webinar: Enhancing Stress Resiliency

Chris Webinar

Watch the Recording. Download the handouts from Karen’s website. Use the code POSITIVITY to finish the download. Successful agencies are optimistic and realistic during a crisis. Encouraging stress resilience and stress management practices can greatly help agency employees move from a place of fear to growth. In this interactive and engaging online program, Karen Snyder offers insights, 8 daily practices, and … Read More

Webinar: Tips for Converting ILT to Virtual Classroom Delivery

Chris Webinar

Due to the high demand for this webinar, TOC worked with partner Cornerstone On Demand to host the event on the Cornerstone webinar platform. Thank you, Cornerstone! Watch the Recording on the Cornerstone OnDemand website. Download the handout. [PDF] “Deliver that training online!” It’s easy for your boss (or their boss) to say that, but successfully converting classroom training to … Read More

Webinar: Building the Business Case for Learning and Development

Chris Webinar

Watch the Recording. It can be challenging to gain executive buy-in for an investment in talent management process and technology improvements, especially when the return may not be immediately measurable or apparent. This can be especially frustrating when the cost of doing nothing – which may be greater than the initial investment – goes unrecognized. The key is to present … Read More