This event aligns with the Personal, Professional and Organizational Application of ATD's Talent Development Capability Model.
Leaders need to pivot quickly to attend to the 'whole person' in a hybrid world. This requires deeply self-aware and resilient leaders of learning--able to navigate paradox, uncertainty, and an expanding market of untested tools to keep learners engaged. Not all organizations and programs had been selecting and investing in these capabilities prior to the rise of COVID. We will focus on how learning leaders can act now to position themselves and their organizations for the future, discussing such topics as inequalities between in-person and remote workers, biases, unique leadership capabilities to develop, and the leaders' responsibility for employee mental health. Bring your questions and your insights on how we can prepare leaders to lead the whole person in a hybrid world.
Panel: 1) Jayson Blair, Coach, Hogan Coaching Network; 2) Riz Shah, Organizational Culture Advisor, Department of Energy; 3) Sherron Washington, Marketing and Communication (Marcom) Professor and Leadership Strategist
Jayson Blair has more than 15 years of experience working with leadership, individual and organizational change, focusing on how to help leaders become effective and emergent. As a coach, consultant, and facilitator, Jayson has focused on helping organizations maintain high performance through strengthening leadership. He has leveraged his experience with clients in healthcare, scientific research, international development, nonprofits, higher education, and the public sector.
Jayson is skilled at driving organizational change through creating customized assessments, developing competency models, designing leadership development programs, and using systems thinking to connect the success of the whole person to the whole organization. As a team coach and former journalist, Jayson is experienced in asking the right questions to help identify developmental opportunities and help C-Suite leaders tell their stories. He has appeared in national and international media outlets discussing coaching, mental wellness, and other topics, including Hogan’s The Science of Personality podcast.
Prior to becoming a consultant, Jayson was an accomplished coach at Ashburn Psychological Services, where he created a novel program that brought coaching into the mental health arena. He founded a coaching and consulting firm in 2010, bringing clients the unique perspective of a manager who has driven change and who deeply understands leadership psychology. He has worked with small organizations as well as those with budgets of more than $30 billion. Jayson currently works with a number of non-profits and sits on the Board of the International Bipolar Foundation and the Board of Visitors at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
Rizwan "Riz" Shah is the Organizational Culture Advisor for the Department of Energy. He serves as a recognized authority in organizational behavior for safety-critical and high reliability demanding organizations and is the Department's recognized expert and central point of contact for Safety Culture.
He uses authoritative knowledge of scientifically based approaches such as High-Reliability Organizations, Human Performance Improvement, Resilience Engineering, and Organizational Culture to expertly advise DOE Headquarters Programs, Appointees, Federal Field Elements, and Contractor senior leaders and their organizations on improving performance and reliability.
Mr. Shah also serves as the Department's staff level liaison with other government, international, and professional organizations in these areas.
Sherron Washington, M.A. is a marketing and communication (Marcom) professor and leadership strategist who has imparted her wisdom and expertise for over two decades. She has been deemed “The Marketing Whisperer” by many due to her uncanny ability to assist businesses in developing innovative, results-driven, yet, simple Marcom solutions. Sherron is the founder and CEO of the P3 Solution.
Sherron is an innovative, solution-driven, and insightful professional with an elite keenness for effectively communicating using strategic learning theory technologies that create a perfect fusion with organization development and communication to develop essential leadership and managerial talent.
Sherron has an energetic style that captivates and educates audiences simultaneously. She provides innovative insight in her fun interactive sessions and keynotes that engage and enhance the participants’ learning experience.
Sheron also conducts training courses for businesses that provide methods that effectively develop and execute productivity and also influence organizational culture. Her teaching style is engaging and energetic, often encouraging participants to openly interact and exchange information while learning innovative and valuable leadership development, marketing, and communications strategies.
Sherron is tremendously skillful at creating and cultivating authentic interactions that generate synergy that flourish into countless opportunities. She combines her Marcom business acumen, online and offline, to create a distinctive and lasting presence that encourages and influences others to be more willing to build an integral relationship.
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