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Most exceptional leaders intentionally engage in habits and even hobbies that improve creativity and innovation, boost personal productivity, build empathy and understanding, increase personal credibility, and positively impact the morale and enthusiasm of others. We’ll explore the habits of leaders such as Bill Gates, Padmasree Warrior, Eric Yuan, Sheryl Sandberg and other top leaders, and how these habits support inspirational and visionary leadership.
This interactive session will help you strategize about the habits that support your own professional goals:
- Explore habits of leaders that support creativity, innovation, and diverse perspectives
- Examine habits of leaders that build empathy and emotional intelligence
- Evaluate habits of leaders that allow leaders to build morale and engage others
About the Presenter: Peter Cardon is a professor of business communication and the academic director of the MBA for Professionals and Managers program in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. His research focuses on leadership communication, team communication, and intercultural communication. He is the author of Business Communication: Developing Leaders for a Networked World and has contributed articles to the International Journal of Business Communication, Business and Professional Communication Quarterly and the Journal of Education for Business. Prior to joining academia, Pete held several marketing and management roles in tourism and construction companies. Much of his work has been international in nature, including three years in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and mainland China and he has traveled to approximately fifty countries for work and research.
Note: We will be recognizing our Past Presidents at this meeting.
Register early and bring a guest!
Pre-Registration Suggested: Cutoff to register with dinner is Mon., February 18.ATD Competencies Covered by Presentation: Managing Learning Programs, Business Skills, Interpersonal Skills
6:30pm-7pm Networking and Dinner (boxed dinner)
7pm-8:45pm Program (all programs begin promptly at 7pm)
Coming straight from the office with no time to eat? Don't worry, boxed sandwich dinners will be available for all attendees! Let us know your preference when registering.
ATD-LA is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRMSCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
Location: University of Southern California, Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Room TCC 350-352, 3607 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Parking: $12 at any of these structures
- Gate 3, USC McCarthy Way Structure 3499 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089,
- USC Hotel (Radisson) 3540 S. Figuero St., Los Angeles 90089, or
- Gate 4, USC Royal Structure, 672-698 W Jefferson Blvd South Los Angeles.
Please allow 5-10 minutes to walk to the meeting room. Please tell the gate attendant you are attending an event at USC.
USC is Metrolink friendly and it is also a 5 to 10 minute walk to the meeting room.
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