People are promoted because their good at their jobs. Being in a leadership position is a very different job, for which most are not trained. This presentation dispels myths associated with effective leadership and provides common sense approaches that supervisors and managers can immediately apply. Attendees will learn what works and what doesn't and leave with enhanced communication and motivational skills. In keeping with the topic, the session will be both didactic and experiential.
Gerri King, Ph.D., is a social psychologist and organizational consultant to corporations, nonprofits, government, education, and healthcare. She works throughout the U.S. and abroad, with a focus on Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Leadership and Supervisory Training, Conflict Resolution, Managing Change, and Creating Blame and Gossip Free Work Environments. Based in Concord, NH, she is a founding partner of Human Dynamics Associates. Gerri’s book, available on Amazon.com, is called The "DUH" Book of Management and Supervision: Dispelling Common Leadership Myths.