Webinars

Spring 2018

Cost: $30 each or 10 for the price of 5 ($150): 

 

The following webinars are still available:

Date Time Topic & Description
Monday, February 5 12-1 p.m. PST Adaptive Leadership
Join Kevin Parker, M.B.A., former Washington State Legislator and owner of Dutch Bros Coffee, as he continues his reflections on Adaptive Leadership. This webinar will cover the foundation of this famous theory developed by Harvard instructors Marty Linsky and Ron Heifetz. Explore the complex challenges leaders face, how to make sense of their complexity, and what tools are needed to address those challenges.
Wednesday, February 21 12-1 p.m. PST
Introduction to Mindfulness
Led by certified coach Dr. Tina Geithner, this interactive webinar will provide participants with a brief overview of the neurophysiology of stress and share practices for reducing stress and responding more effectively to pressures of everyday life.

Monday, March 5 12-1 p.m. PST
Leadership & Storytelling, Part 2
‘We’ Stories:Join local storytelling guru Dr. Joe Albert as he continues his discussion of storytelling and its role in leadership. In this interactive segment, Joe will talk about the power of ‘we’ stories – narratives that compel and guide groups towards a common vision. Gain tips on how to use storytelling to guide your own team.
Wednesday, March 21 12-1 p.m. PST
Understanding Servant Leadership
Led by Dr. Mike Carey, who is considered one of Gonzaga’s experts on Servant Leadership, this webinar will provide an overview of the leadership approach that has been adopted by numerous companies, including Southwest Airlines and Starbucks. Learn the ten characteristics of a Servant Leader and how these traits apply in the workplace.
Wednesday, April 4 12-1 p.m. PST
Innovative Leadership: An Introduction to Design Thinking
How can organizations create products, processes and solutions that people both wantandneed? How do they develop an innovative culture? Join Dr. Kristine Hoover as she discusses how the approach known asdesign thinkingcan help organizations create great solutions that are viable, feasible and desirable. Learn basic principles that you can apply to your own team immediately!
Wednesday, April 18 12-1 p.m. PST
Building Strong Teams
Dr. Josh Armstrong will provide knowledge and understanding of team development and key insights to high-performing teams. This webinar will move between theories of group dynamics to the practice of constructing workshops that enhance critical thinking skills, creativity, problem-solving, and ability to work effectively as a team.
Thursday, May 3 12-1 p.m. PST
Emotional Intelligence & How to Hire for Fit
For positions that require significant emotional intelligence (EQ), how do you know what to look for in a candidate? What questions do you ask during an interview to surface EQ capacities in a person? Spend time with EQ expert Dr. Joe Albert as he explores these two questions and provides guidance on what EQ characteristics to look for in candidates.
Tuesday, May 15 12-1 p.m. PST
Leading Organizational Change
Change is hard; in fact, over 60% of strategic organizational changes fail to achieve their intended goal. During this hour with Dr. Kristine Hoover, you’ll be introduced to best practices in preparing for, planning and implementing change. And, you’ll learn how to continue learning and practicing effective change management in your organization.
Thursday, May 31 12-1 p.m. PST
Managing Anxiety in Public Speaking
Even the strongest speakers can get nervous in front of crowds, big or small. The good news is, there are strategies proven to effectively reduce anxiety prior to speaking. Join public speaking expert Dr. Mike Hazel as he shares the neuroscience behind anxiety and what you can do to make yourself a more confident, effective speaker.
Tuesday, June 12 12-1 p.m. PST
360 Assessments & Why Every Leader Should Use Them
Receiving feedback, whether affirmative or constructive, is one of the important ways in which we develop as leaders. During this interactive session with Rachelle Strawther, M.A., certified consultant for Profiles International assessments, you’ll learn how 360-feedback surveys can drastically accelerate one’s leadership development. Plus, you’ll learn how Gonzaga can help you get a 360 started!