Pre-Conference Workshops: Find Out Why ALI Workshops Are Consistently Rated As Valuable Time Spent!
July 19, 2022 - |
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Pre-Conference Workshops: Find Out Why ALI Workshops Are Consistently Rated As Valuable Time Spent! - 07/19/2022
|7:30 am - 8:00 am|
Continental Breakfast & Coffee
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and continental breakfast as you meet your workshop leader and fellow attendees.
|8:00 am - 9:30 am|
Uncovering the Hidden Treasures Buried in the Hearts and Minds of Your Workforce
Kevin Finke, Founder & Chief Creative Officer | Experience Willow
If you want to strike gold with your communications today, it’s essential you start with the needs and feelings of the employees experiencing them. At his design firm, Kevin helps his HR and Communications clients uncover the hidden treasures that make employees tick. Using a simple design method called an Empathy Map, he and his partners dig into the hearts and minds of employees and leaders alike to creatively design their solutions from the inside-out.
In this 90-minute deep-dive session, you will:
|9:30 am - 9:45 am|
Morning Refreshments & Networking Break
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and other refreshments as you network with your peers as we switch over to the next workshop
|9:45 am - 11:15 am|
Employees Are Giving Employers A Performance Review
Ethan McCarty, CEO | Integral
Two members of Integral will share year-over-year trends and insights from the Integral Employee Activation Index with data from our July 2021, January 2022, and April/May 2022 survey. Areas of focus include the alignment of employee/employer values, mindsets, and positive/negative behaviors.
Our findings and analysis provide diagnostics and takeaways that impact the employee experience. The session will use a 10-question in-session diagnostic tool focused around key research findings. Attendees will learn how to assess opportunities and risks for employee engagement at their organization, and how to use those to boost engagement and positive behaviors.
You will learn:
This workshop will include:
|11:15 am - 12:45 pm|
Lunch On Your Own, But Not Alone—Reservations Are Booked!
Reservations have been made at a number of local restaurants.
|12:45 pm - 2:15 pm|
Beyond The Great Resignation: Positioning Your Organization to Attract & Retain High-Caliber Talent
Lizabeth Wesely-Casella, Founder & CEO | L-12 Services
Solve the problem of low functioning teams by leveraging institutional knowledge to create clear communication channels, workflows, and exceptional employee satisfaction. You can retain or attract high-caliber talent, reduce production times, and increase staff loyalty by engaging in activities that make your teams feel heard. This workshop provides valuable ideas and resources for you to make an immediate impact and will position your organization as the ‘must get interview’ for the next stage—The Great Renaissance.
In this deep dive workshop you will learn:
|2:15 pm - 2:30 pm|
Afternoon Refreshments & Stretch Break
Refresh your coffee and grab a sweet treat—you're in the home stretch!
|2:30 pm - 4:00 pm|
Leadership Communications at Scale
Andrew Blotky, Communications Expert & Leadership Coach | Azure Leadership Group
The last two years have shown a spotlight on how important leadership communication is, and how all of us need to re-think the ways we connect with and inspire our teams and organizations. Communicating with clarity, confidence, and authenticity is a core part of being an effective and inspiring leader, especially in times of changing workplace rules and norms.
In this workshop, we will touch on the foundational aspects of how to re-think the way you communicate and why it's important in a time of hybrid work, best practices of leaders across industries and levels, and how communication is fundamental to an organizational culture that's inclusive and thriving.
Participants will get:
This workshop is meant for anyone who wants to get better at communicating as a leader, and for those who may want to support other leaders in communicating more effectively at work.
|4:00 pm - 4:15 pm|
Close Of Workshops
|5:00 pm - 6:00 pm|
Networking Reception For Workshop Attendees @ hotels "the Last Hurrah Bar"
Cheers to a great day full of content!
|6:30 pm - 8:00 pm|
Dinner With A Group—Reservations Have Been Made To Take In The Sights of Boston
First time in Boston? Want to get out of the hotel? Meet your peers in the lobby at 6:00.