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We'd love to have you visit us on the second Thursday of each month. You will enjoy the lunch, a great lineup of speakers, and a pretty cool cast of members, if you must know!

*Beginning February 2016 we will meet every other 2nd Thursday of the month from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Unless otherwise noted.

Bookmark this page so you can see who is coming each month. See you there.

 

"Leading the Lazy"

As millennials flood the workforce, the rules of business are in constant flux. Younger employees challenge the value of a forty-hour workweek, question the need to work in a shared office, and push back against many of the assumptions left over from older generations. While it’s easy to write them off as lazy or scattered, the fact is, they understand the key to success in today’s business world: the art of innovation. If you want to be a successful leader, you must learn how to value anti-ordinariness and measure your followers not by how well they perform their jobs but rather how much they change their jobs.

Leading the Lazy is a must-read for anyone trying to manage today’s multigenerational workforce. From rewarding younger employees for their ingenuity to empowering older employees to take risks, you’ll learn how to differentiate your company from the pack by creating a workplace that encourages creative ideas and embraces change

Presented by: John Grubbs

 

John Grubbs is rapidly becoming one of world's foremost experts on generational change in the workplace. His ability to deliver relevant, high-quality information in a fun and entertaining way has earned him many keynote speaking opportunities with national associations and Fortune 50 companies. His ability to analyze and predict trends for talent attraction and retention has earned him  audiences in the petrochemical industry, healthcare, manufacturing, education, government, and nonprofit sectors.

His information is both provocative and engaging. His speeches can be an emotional rollercoaster with the audience laughing one minute and holding back tears the next. Energy and passion are the two most common words used to describe John Grubbs as a speaker and trainer.

Upon completing undergraduate degrees in both safety and engineering, he earned a Master of Business Administration with a focus on organizational leadership. He has over 20 years of leadership experience including hands-on management experience, executive coaching, training, and consulting. As a best-selling author, his most recent works include: Leadership Among Idiots - 2009, Surviving the Talent Exodus - 2011, and the soon to be released Leading the Lazy. He has published other books and numerous magazine articles and is a member of several national and international associations including the World-Wide Association of Business Coaches.

Event Date/Time:  April 14, 2016  from Noon - 1:30pm
Location: WK Innovation Center, 2105 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA  71111

Please RSVP to Bill Wolfe at bill.wolfe@lsus.edu .

$12/per person - includes lunch
We look forward to seeing you there! Invite your colleagues and friends! 
   
 
 
 

Award Nomination Forms

Please download these forms and submit your favorite company or individual for our annual training awards! DEADLINE 11/13/15

NEO (New Employee Orientation) Award Form

Professional Trainer of the Year

Training Support Award

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