Canceled—Roundtable: Moving from Diversity and Inclusion to Equity and Belonging- Presentation

Chris

The Training Officers Consortium (TOC) is making a program adjustment in light of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s memo issued 10/2/2020 which indicated that OPM must review and approve all training related to diversity and inclusion before they are used, even if those materials have been utilized in the past. Therefore, the TOC Roundtable scheduled for Tuesday, October 6th … Read More

Virtual Vitality! Crowd-sourcing for resilience.

Shanda

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. Join us on September 22, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm (ET) for an interactive discussion where you will have the opportunity … Read More

TOC 65th Annual Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony

Shanda

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TOC is pleased to announce the 65th Annual Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony. The awards program was launched in 1955 to stimulate improved government-sponsored training programs through recognition of individuals, teams or agencies making significant contributions to the Federal training community. We invite you to attend the Awards Ceremony to be held virtually on September 15, 2020 from 12:00 p.m.- 1:30 … Read More

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

Chris

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 with the latest research and evidence-based practices in gratitude and contemporary neuroscience, in order to create more positive, collaborative, and engaged teams. … Read More

Webinar: Enhancing Stress Resiliency

Chris

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 an accountability system, adapted from the work on happiness by Lori Santos, PhD, at Yale University. … Read More

**POSTPONED** 2020 Annual Institute

Chris

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.    

Resilience: The Art of Failure, Recovery, and Success

Chris

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

The Current State of Congress

Chris

  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

Upward Bullying in the Workplace

Chris

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