As we wind down this year and look into the next year, all of us are facing ever increasing challenges in IT. Most leaders in the IT arena have dealt with never experienced challenges due to the pandemic and we are continuing to contend with pandemic related issues. Looking into the new year we can identify some top 10 challenges that
Culture lives and breathes. It does not exist on posters, plaques, or in a notebook. It is built on one interaction at a time. All too often we leave creating culture to an event or worse yet to a person. However, each of us has the opportunity to affect the culture in our workplace, especially managers and leaders. In order to intentionally cultivate culture, you must constantly revisit and reinforce what is important and valued. You must weave culture into your everyday business practices. In this session we will:
- Identify the top principles to intentionally cultivate culture
- Analyze what makes a culture healthy
- Explore why culture is more important today than in the past
- Tie your efforts to the strategic business objectives and pillars of the company
Our Guest Speaker: Brad Federman
Every day, people wake up and trudge to work, resentfully working at a company that falls short of its promises and values. This is a problem, one that Brad has dedicated his career to resolving. He is dedicated to helping organizations engage employees and customers, build resilient and bulwark relationships, as well as creating collaborative and agile cultures.
As he puts it, his job is to ‘help organizations discover and live their possible’.
This mission has followed Brad throughout his career as an international author, speaker, coach, and consultant with more than 25 years of corporate experience.
As the founder of Performancepoint, Brad works with organizations and leadership in various industries, including household names such as: Nordstrom, FedEx, Embassy Hilton, Mayo Clinic, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation.
Prior to Performancepoint, Brad was the EVP of Novations Group and has held leadership positions with Accenture and Humana Inc. He is a frequently requested featured speaker at conferences and business meetings worldwide. Some of his literary works include: Employee Engagement: A Roadmap for Creating Profits, Optimizing Performance, and Increasing Loyalty, Cultivating Culture: 101 Ways to Foster Engagement in 15 Minutes or Less, and a contributing author to 101 Ways to Enhance Your Career. Additionally, Brad has also been interviewed for Fox Business News’ John Stossel Show and articles in numerous publications such as American Banker, Fortune Small Business, Los Angeles Times and HR Magazine.
Brad earned his B.A. degree in communications from University of Maryland and a M.Ed. degree in human resource development from Vanderbilt University. He is also a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and serves on several boards.