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SIG Westside Breakfast

  • 08/12/2016
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services - 4760 South Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230


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How the Best Leaders Make Great Decisions

As an ATD member, you make decisions all day, every day (regardless of your position in your organization). You and your colleagues are in fact, "Decision Making Factories." Unfortunately, research and experience tell us that most of us have not fully developed our decision-making skills. Why not? Because we have not learned a simple, best practice decision-making process. Dave Jensen will integrate his workforce development research (on 1,029 leaders) and decades of experience teaching and coaching leaders to show you how highly effective leaders (at all levels) make great decisions every day. You will discover practical, well-researched tools that tackle your difficult challenges. Specifically, you will learn how to:

  •  Avoid the 4 deadly traps of poor decisions
  • Access the 'wisdom of the crowd' using 'collaborative conflict'
  • Answer the 4 simple, yet profound questions of every great decision
  • Apply an easy-to-use decision-making process based on best practices

About David G. Jensen 

Dave Jensen employs his extensive background in marketing, research, and leadership to transform proven leadership tools into client success stories. His past professional experiences include: becoming an award-winning salesperson for Siemens; publishing and directing research at UCSD; and serving as an executive at UCLA.

For the last two decades, Dave has combined his practical leadership experience and academic expertise to coach and educate global leaders to conquer their challenges and achieve their strategic goals. He has had teaching appointments in the Executive Education Department in the School of Business at Emory University and at Rockhurst University. Clients included: AmTrust North America, American Public Transit Associations, Boeing, Federal Reserve Bank, Qualcomm, SamTrans, TSYS, Wells Fargo, Xerox....

About the Special Interest Group  
For additional information or questions kindly contact Rachel Karu at rachel@raedevelopment.com (310) 441-1104 
Please bring in books you wish to donate. Each month we rotate who will bring breakfast. Whoever brings breakfasts gets to choose one of the donated books as a "thank you."   

 Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services - 4760 South Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230  

About Scott Wimer and Marc Campbell

Scott is an OD consultant and executive coach with over 30 years experience. He specializes in leadership development, 360º feedback, change management, team building, and conflict management, and he leads seminars and workshops on Coaching for Performance, Communication, and Managing Change. As a coach, Scott works with CEOs, executives, managers and professionals across a wide range of industries. He helps people identify and capitalize on their strengths, and also overcome areas of difficulty and potential derailment. Scott teaches at UCLA, and he has created and led the Mid-Career Makeover at the Anderson School of Management. Also, Scott has published in TD (Training and Development)Executive ExcellenceThe OD PractitionerConsultation, and the Los Angeles Times.  

Marc heads up TCI’s Life Strategy Practice. His strong passion for helping people lead even happier and more fulfilled lives, coupled with TCI’s time-tested and fully transparent wealth management offering provided the perfect backdrop for this unique financial advisory practice.  Prior to joining TCI, Marc was a regional director at Dimensional Fund Advisors, serving as an advisor to wealth management firms across the country. With a focus on strategy and business development, Marc began his career at JP Morgan, and has worked in the field of financial services for over 15 years.  Marc also has a background in the world of comedy. In addition to regularly performing stand-up and improv comedy in New York and LA around the turn of the century, Marc also founded an online comedy video startup, and is now an owner at M.I.’s Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica. 

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9852 W. Katella Ave. #187
Anaheim, CA 92804
Chapter Code: CH8028

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