With locations in 86 countries, Dale Carnegie pioneered the human performance movement and has helped transform millions of companies over the last century. Dale Carnegie’s president and CEO, Joe Hart, will help you build more connection and confidence throughout your remote organization. Learn the strategies imperative to building trust in a digital world, including how to use the power of communication across different platforms, engage your virtual teams to adapt to disruptions and overcome distance in times of uncertainty and help your teams focus on the present and what they can control.
The opportunity and the responsibility of leadership is to step up when times are hard and uncertain. This session will inspire you to rise to the occasion as a leader that enables and inspires others to be successful—no matter where they are.
Critics of remote work believe that collaboration and innovation suffer when teams aren’t physically in the same place. But some of the most consistently innovative companies in the world have demonstrated it’s possible to develop a high-performance culture while providing employees with workplace flexibility. Learn their secrets.
Participants will divide into small groups for discussions facilitated by subject matter experts. Topics include:
The Flexible Work Challenge – How to Equip Employees for Success
The assumption of everyone coming into the office for onboarding, or visiting the IT closet to replace a broken laptop or get a new keyboard is not only outdated, it is now a business risk. Delivering poor employee experiences of IT and ergonomic support threatens your organization’s recruitment, retention, productivity, innovation, and fundamental competitiveness. Simply put, companies can’t afford not to evolve. Employees with outdated technology lose $3.6k of productivity annually on average, according to research by Intel. This roundtable will explore ways distributed organizations can reduce inefficient coordination between HR and IT for new employees, minimize employees’ lost productivity, and improve employee asset tracking and security gaps.
The 5 Most Common Remote Work Mistakes…and How to Avoid Them
A remote work environment without adequate structures and supporting communication strategies will result in frustration, demotivation and burnout among your employees. Increased meetings do not equal increased employee engagement. Remote settings don’t have the in-office games, celebrations and friendly competitions – how do you replicate the fun when your employees aren’t together? Learn how to overcome certain pitfalls of remote work environments.
What does science say about how to get the best out of people in a remote work environment? Studies show that remote work is correlated with a decrease in physical and mental stress for employees, but other studies show that remote work can come at the cost of social isolation for extroverts. In this informative and inspiring presentation, renowned psychotherapist and speaker Joyce Marter will help C-Suite Executives:
For those who can successfully let go of and move past deeply held beliefs about how work is “supposed” to happen and instead focus on results, the effects can be profound and liberating. To make it work, however, leaders need to develop a process that balances accountability and autonomy for each employee. Learn how you can embrace a results-oriented culture that can drive unprecedented growth and create a motivated, result-oriented culture based on a system of accountability and autonomy.
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process
Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:
Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns. They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning. Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process. This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented. If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form. The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations.
Limited space available.
10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS
General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.
The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.