Leadership in Tough Times – Nov 17th

Leadership in Tough Times – Nov 17th

Events
Leadership Keynote with Ken Leatherman - When difficult, tragic, or unexpected events occur, leaders are expected to step forward and provide the skills to lead people through them. In Leadership in Tough Times, Ken Leatherman breaks down what happens when disaster hits and what is needed in each phase of the event to navigate to the other side successfully.He will discuss:The Turn - this is when the disaster hits; what is your role, and what is the environment like?The Reaction - is about how you and others will react.The Need - most of all, people need one main thing from leadership.The Pivot - what steps you need to take to work through and come out victorious!Join us for this one hour talk, followed by an engaging Q&A session to dive deeper into…
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Executive Leadership Summer Roundtable Series

Executive Leadership Summer Roundtable Series

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Open to all NWHPEC member company executive leaders, this forum will provide an opportunity for you to engage with other executives and share best practices around critical, timely, and relevant topics. This is a perfect opportunity to network and engage with others to learn how they are adapting, adjusting, and building the foundation for a powerful comeback. We will be meeting bi-weekly, throughout the summer in short 45 min increments. Click here for the series schedule, themes, and sample topics. The ultimate agenda will be set by the participants in the meeting. This roundtable series is free to all NWHPEC member companies. Contact [email protected] for the meeting link.
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A3 Thinking – April 21 & 22 (POSTPONED)

A3 Thinking – April 21 & 22 (POSTPONED)

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Structured Problem-Solving and Coaching Skills to Support a Continuous Improvement Culture Date: April 21-22, 2020Time: 8:30am - 4pmLocation: TBDMember Cost: $400[Payment can be made via check made payable to NWHPEC, invoices will be sent out two weeks prior to the event. Payment processing must be verified one week prior to the event. Cancellations will be honored up to 10 days prior to the event. Please note: If you pay by credit card, a 10% fee will be assessed for canceling your attendance. “No shows” will not receive a refund or account credit.]Registration: email [email protected] Workshop summary Do you think of an A3 as just a document or form to complete? A3 thinking is much more than that! Solving problems is not a linear process, but rather requires iterative thinking, evidence…
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Leading With Purpose (Event is Full)

Leading With Purpose (Event is Full)

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NWHPEC is very excited to announce our first Women in Lean/Women in Leadership (WL2) event.  This event will be facilitated by an amazing woman, mother, and leader – Katie Anderson.  Katie is a leadership coach and consultant focused on helping leaders develop new skills for leading in a lean environment.   This inaugural event will serve as a platform for the women in our NWHPEC community to network and build business relationships.      During this engaging and interactive session, our guest speaker Katie Anderson, will lead you through a learning experience full of discussion and practice in which you will: Connect with your purpose and intention Practice fundamental coaching skills such as asking effective questions Tap into your creativity Learn and practice the art or coaching - asking questions, listening, and providing…
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Executive Leadership Session – Sept 11th

Executive Leadership Session – Sept 11th

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Join us for this amazing session with Paul Epstein from the Barry-Wehmiller Leadership Institute (BWLI).  The Barry-Wehmiller organization is known for creating unmatched success through the development of people.  They have discovered the key to great leadership through a philosophy that “Everybody Matters” (a book by Bob Chapman, CEO). BWLI works with companies like Amazon, American Airlines, US Navy Seals, the San Francisco 49ers, and many other well-known organizations.   Creating an Environment of Intrinsic Motivation Executive Session (President/CEO/COO/CFO/GM): 8-10am (networking and breakfast at 7:30am) Between rewards and consequences lies the environment of ownership and accountability.  Using a framework of purpose, personal engagement, alignment of systems, feedback, capability, and measurement, we’ve created a construct for leaders to gain awareness and adapt their cultural environment to encourage greater intrinsic motivation and accountability…
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Leading a Cultural Transformation + Gemba Walk Workshop – May 14-16th

Leading a Cultural Transformation + Gemba Walk Workshop – May 14-16th

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The heartbeat of any organization is its people.  In order to create a culture of continuous improvement, leaders must understand how they affect the culture, their role in supporting the culture, and the actions required to put systems in place to sustain the cultural transformation. Led by Toyota veterans Tracey and Ernie Richardson, in this session we will explore the key actions required to build a culture of continuous improvement and learn about our role as leaders when we go to the Gemba.   The Cultural Transformation session is intended for a large audience and can be a standalone event.  The two Gemba Walk workshops are intended for a smaller audience with 30 participants in each workshop.  Choose from two locations: A-dec (5/15) or Blount (5/16).  Workshop attendees must also attend…
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Practical Problem Solving Overview + Gemba Workshop with Mike Hoseus February 19-21, 2019

Practical Problem Solving Overview + Gemba Workshop with Mike Hoseus February 19-21, 2019

Events
Problem Solving is the foundation of Continuous Improvement. The tools within a Lean operating system are designed to identify problems. Do you have standardization and the expertise at all levels of your organization to solve them? The extent that you train and engage your organization in problem solving will ultimately determine your success in the lean journey. Mike Hoseus, co-author of Toyota Culture, will review how a Lean organization establishes their culture for problem solving at all levels. This Executive Forum will highlight the 8-Step systematic problem solving process through examples and case studies in the Overview Session, followed by an optional 2-day hands on Gemba Workshop. The Practical Problem Solving Overview Session is intended for a large audience and is a standalone event.  The Problem Solving Workshop is intended…
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