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2020 Session Speakers + Descriptions

CORE Management Bootcamp - Session 1

Managing a team is not an easy role to play, yet you’re often expected to do it and do it well with little to no training at all. In this interactive workshop, HR expert Nicholas Berardi will review the ins and outs of effective management, covering what a productive employee looks like, how to encourage employees while balancing your organization’s values and culture, common mistakes all managers make, and how to most effectively lead a team.

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Unlocking Effective Communication in the Workplace

Effective communication in the workplace goes beyond knowing how to draft an email or ask for a raise. Effective workplace communication has been proven to improve productivity, teamwork, and job satisfaction. Eric Warner of Sandler Training will guide us through the minefield that is workplace communication, emphasizing on how to communicate between communication styles, how to remove barriers that may impact your message negatively, and how to identifying others’ communications styles quickly in order to adjust your approach and increase the success of every interaction you have.

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Following the Tide: Workforce Development on an Evolving Cape

Nation-wide economic changes are affecting how communities need to approach workforce development. And to ensure a vibrant future for the wider Cape community, stakeholders will need to strategically plan for how these changes will impact the next generation of workers and leaders. In this roundtable discussion, local experts will share their knowledge on tactical community partnerships, emerging industries and trades, and how the Cape community can work together to ensure a thriving economic future for Cape Cod, even after the tourists have gone home.

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CORE Management Bootcamp - Session 2

The second session of our CORE Management Boot Camp will focus on the less fun aspects of management, specifically how to navigate disciplinary processes and saying good-bye to employees. Learn helpful tips on how to constructively refocus an employee, best disciplinary practices, and how to show an employee they might not be the best fit for your organization. You’re guaranteed to leave this session feeling ready to face even the most uncomfortable leadership conversations!

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The Quick and Dirty Guide to Joining a Nonprofit Board

Wanting to make a tangible difference on Cape Cod through non-profit board service, but not sure where to start? The Nonprofit Board Leadership workshop is here to answer your burning questions on what it takes to step into a board leadership role. Led by the Leadership Cape Cod, this workshop will focus on roles, responsibilities, and what to expect when joining a board.

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Navigating Your Personal Brand Workshop

Become a master of your professional brand with our Navigating Your Personal Brand Mini-Workshop. Meghan Rothschild of ChikMedia will cover how to curate a professional online presence, how to identify marketable strengths, and how to build a stronger personal brand to increase future job and career opportunities. This is the perfect session for anyone looking to make major career moves in 2020!

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Mock Town Meeting

Are you intimidated or confused by Town Meeting? You're not alone! Join us for a special Mock Town Meeting Session, where you'll have the opportunity to participate in a mock discussion and proceedings led by a real Cape Cod Town Moderator! After the Mock Town Meeting, stick around for a special panel discussion and recap where we'll answer audience-submitted questions about the Town Meeting process and take your suggestions for improving community engagement and local decision-making on Cape Cod.

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Movers + Shakers: Women in Leadership on Cape Cod

Women leaders face a unique set of challenges and contemporary obstacles, making their success stories powerful lessons in how not only to navigate these challenges but how to reclaim your professional story. In this roundtable discussion, local female leaders will discuss their strategies for success and what can specifically be done to lift others up, celebrate our successes, and create a common culture of inclusion.

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Finding Your Zen: Mindfulness in the Workplace

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