11:00 - 12:00
Concurrent Session 1AConcurrent Session 1A:
Conventional discussion structures can be either too inhibiting (presentations, status reports and managed discussions) or too loose and disorganized (open discussions and brainstorms) to creatively engage people in shaping their own future. They frequently generate feelings of frustration and/or exclusion and fail to provide space for good ideas to emerge and germinate. This means that huge amounts of time and money are spent working the wrong way. More time and money are then spent trying to fix the unintended consequences.
Join us to learn some new ways to facilitate conversations that will engage your participants and meeting attendees!
About Cyndi Avery
Cyndi Avery is the Manager of Organizational Development at Grinnell Mutual Insurance Company. With a background in training development, facilitation, and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, utilities, and insurance. Cyndi is passionate about helping people learn the skills and recognize their personal impact
Concurrent Session 1BConcurrent Session 1B:
5 Essential Coaching Skills for Future Leaders
Words are powerful and carry a lot of weight behind them. How can leaders use their words to build up others and to draw out within them the abilities they carry within? In this session, you will have an opportunity to learn about coaching skills such as active listening, asking powerful questions and being present. These coaching skills will help you lead with compassion and confidence in the changing times we live in.
About Emina Hastings
Emina Hastings is a human resources consultant at Affiliates Management Company, the holding company of the Iowa Credit Union League. With more than 10 years of experience, Emina has a passion for people and works alongside employees to provide resources and support for growing and developing professionally. Recently, Emina has obtained a certificate in mentoring, coaching and leadership development from Grand View University and is also a certified health coach. Emina holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Trinity International University.