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    May 11, 2022: The Performance Agreement: Create a Culture of High Performing, Highly Fulfilled Leaders

    Date: May 11, 2022, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
    Kim Bailey: VP of Professional Development
    Midway Village
    6799 Guilford Road
    Rockford, Il
    Members: No cost; Non-Members: $30.00
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    ***In-Person meeting; Lunch will be provided***

    Meeting Agenda:

    11:55 --Noon  Announcements

    Noon - 1:30  Presentation


    Session Description: 

    Good organizations develop their employees while great organizations develop their people. And right now you’re thinking: "What’s the difference?" The answer to that question is at the heart of leadership challenges, disengagement, and talent retention.

    Using stories, statistics, and songs, this keynote will inspire and motivate attendees to take the ‘IRK’ out of WORK, make an impact (not just an income), and create something truly extraordinary every day.

    Learning Objectives:

    LO1: Learn how to create and increase emotional buy-in from employees

    LO2:  Discover the two actionable steps they can take to perform better personally and professionally, instantly.

    LO3:  Discover the neuroscience behind engagement, and how to apply this knowledge to create a culture of leaders who thrive amid change and disruption.

    About our speaker:

    Gregory Offner is a multi-talented individual, with a passion for entertaining and educating others.

    His keynotes, workshops, and corporate consulting engagements help the worlds leading organizations create high performing, highly fulfilled leaders. 

    Prior to this work, Greg led global sales and marketing efforts for several Fortune 100 organizations; brokered complex Risk Management and Insurance programs for large commercial organizations; and drove process improvement initiatives as a certified Lean Six Sigma practitioner.

    But during that time, Greg lived a double life.  By day, he was a suit and tie wearing professional; but under the cover of night Greg was better known as "Junior" - a world renowned professional dueling pianist.  

    ​As an entertainer, Greg has performed on stages of every size; for audiences of every size; on 5 continents. His ability to integrate that fun and energy into his programming (yes, he often uses a piano on stage) transforms his program from a keynote speech into a keynote experience. 

    Greg's work as a keynote speaker, coach, and workshop facilitator fills a void that most organizations leave in their training programming: soft skill development.

    Greg has always been passionate about soft skills, analyzing the onboarding, training, and development programs of 43 companies before the age of 30.  He was fascinated by the performance differences between organizations which prioritized soft skill training and those who focused primarily on hard, job-specific skill development. 

    Most recently, Greg has spent over 2 months in total silence as a result of multiple surgeries needed to repair and rebuild his vocal experience that nearly left him mute; and which ignited the critical spark needed to transform his work from a “personal curiosity” to a “professional mission” - to help individuals and organizations identify the one change that can change everything. 

    ​Through a mix of speaking, audience participation, and a little dueling piano bar magic sprinkled in, Greg reveals the insights and tools you need to accelerate your growth, amplify creativity, and deliver a performance that leaves your audience (clients, stakeholders, or employees) cheering for an encore.

    **Continuing Education Credits from SHRM and HRCI are in the process of being approved**