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    • 10 Mar 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Virtual - link in registration email
    • 83
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    ATD Greater Boston Presents:
    Overcoming Barriers to Change

    with Dana Henry

    Wednesday, March 10, 2021

    Virtual event - link in registration email

    6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Leading organizational change requires many skills. Some of the more well-known skills are: Having a business case for change; Aligning Key Stakeholders; Communicating a compelling vision, and sustaining the change. However, one often overlooked skill set to successfully lead and implement change is to proactively overcome barriers to change. As a leader you must recognize that barriers to change can either be obstacles or objections. Obstacles to change are systemic organizational issues (policies, processes, etc.) that can prevent the change from being realized. Objections are personal issues that individuals raise about why they feel the change won’t work. Both types of barriers can halt change but require very different skills to overcome and sustain change. This session first introduces participants to a process to categorize barriers to change into these two groupings: Obstacles or Objections. Participants then learn how to apply two tools: The Prevention Checklist to overcome objections, and the Systemic Analyzer to remove obstacles.

    Session Benefits:

    • Understand a proven process for implementing change
    • Proactively identify barriers to change
    • Learn an approach to overcoming personal objections to change
    • Define action steps to overcome systemic barriers to change

    About the Speaker

    Dana Henry has over 25 years of experience focused on the design, development, and implementation of competency-based leadership development systems and custom learning solutions. She has led strategic planning and prioritization with senior leaders, developed change management skill in middle managers, and built organizational bench strength through the development of emerging leaders. Prior to joining UMDI, Ms. Henry was leading the MassMutual enterprise wide Learning & Development function that supported the company's mission of ensuring a workforce that is more engaged and talented than their competitors. This position impacted the on-going development of all employees in MassMutual by providing learning and development resources programs at the executive, manager, and employee levels. Ms. Henry has presented on diverse organizational development topics at conferences in the US, Canada, and Europe and consulted across a wide variety of industries and organizations, including BOSE, Eli Lilly, Lucent, ABB, Cisco Systems, CIGNA, Pitney Bowes, the CIA, the State of Florida, the State of Alaska, and the United Nations.

    Ms. Henry received her masters of business administration in management information systems and a bachelors of science in mechanical engineering, both from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She also holds numerous professional certifications in management and team assessment techniques.

    Welcome Session

    Do you have questions about chapter membership? Then please join us for a monthly Welcome Session at 6 PM on the third Thursday of each month. The session is 45 minutes and will include information about our chapter, local and national membership options, and an opportunity to meet members of the board. This is a great time to ask questions and get the inside scoop on all things related to the Greater Boston Chapter! Click here to sign up and a member from our board will contact you.

    Website Photo/Video Release Authorization

    In consideration of my position as an attendee/member of the Association for Talent Development Greater Boston (ATD GB), I agree with ATD GB’s unrestricted right/permission to take, use, re-use, publish and re-publish photographic, video/audio content including, in whole or in part, all media now and hereafter known for illustration, promotion, training, exhibition, advertising in connection with ATD GB and its initiatives. I expect ATD GB to use the content professionally, but waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product/products, advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied. I hereby certify that I am fully competent and of full legal age and have the right to execute this release with ATD GB.

    Refund Policy

    A full refund will be issued if the cancellation request is made on or before fourteen calendar days before the scheduled event.


    • 18 Mar 2021
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual - link in registration email
    • 75
    Register

    ATD Greater Boston Presents:
    Recognizing and Addressing Microaggressions

    with Dr. Celeste Malone

    Thursday, March 18, 2021

    Virtual event - link in registration email

    12:30pm – 2:00pm

    Microaggressions are brief exchanges that send denigrating messages to individuals of socially marginalized groups. These messages are often unconscious and may be delivered in the form of subtle snubs, dismissive looks, gestures, or tones. Experiencing microaggressions can have a deleterious impact on emotional health, including depressive symptoms, negative affect, and lowered self-esteem. Microaggressions that occur in educational settings or work settings may particularly affect individuals’ self-worth and beliefs about their competency. As such, talent development professionals need to be able to identify microaggressions, understand how microaggressions impact recipients, and engage in corrective action when microaggressions occur. The objectives of this session are to (1) increase individuals’ knowledge of microaggressions and their impact and (2) provide guidance on appropriate ways to respond to microaggressions.

    About the Speaker

    Celeste Malone, PhD, MS, is an associate professor and coordinator of the school psychology program at Howard University. She received her MS in school counseling from Johns Hopkins University, her PhD in school psychology from Temple University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in child clinical and pediatric psychology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to obtaining her doctorate, Dr. Malone received her master’s in school counseling from Johns Hopkins University. Her primary research interest relates to multicultural and diversity issues embedded in the training and practice of school psychology. Specifically, Dr. Malone addresses development of multicultural competence through education and training, diversification of the profession of school psychology, and the relationship between culturally responsive practice and PK-12 student outcomes. Dr. Malone serves on the National Association of School Psychologists Board of Directors as the 2021 - 2022 President-Elect and previously served as the strategic liaison for the social justice strategic goal. Dr. Malone is also an elected member of the American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs.

    Welcome Session

    Do you have questions about chapter membership? Then please join us for a monthly Welcome Session at 6 PM on the third Thursday of each month. The session is 45 minutes and will include information about our chapter, local and national membership options, and an opportunity to meet members of the board. This is a great time to ask questions and get the inside scoop on all things related to the Greater Boston Chapter! Click here to sign up and a member from our board will contact you.

    Website Photo/Video Release Authorization

    In consideration of my position as an attendee/member of the Association for Talent Development Greater Boston (ATD GB), I agree with ATD GB’s unrestricted right/permission to take, use, re-use, publish and re-publish photographic, video/audio content including, in whole or in part, all media now and hereafter known for illustration, promotion, training, exhibition, advertising in connection with ATD GB and its initiatives. I expect ATD GB to use the content professionally, but waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product/products, advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied. I hereby certify that I am fully competent and of full legal age and have the right to execute this release with ATD GB.

    Refund Policy

    A full refund will be issued if the cancellation request is made on or before fourteen calendar days before the scheduled event.


    • 24 Mar 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual - link in registration email
    • 94
    Register

    ATD Greater Boston and Metro DC ATD Present:

    A Cross-Chapter Networking Event: Prosocial Socializing

    Wednesday, March 24, 2021

    Virtual event - link in registration email

    6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Join us for a very special joint networking event between ATD Greater Boston and Metro DC that is all about forging new connections based on opportunities to help one another.


    Asking for help can be daunting. We worry that we’re being a bother or asking for too much, but did you know that helping others is scientifically proven to make people happier? Tonight we will challenge you to provide others with the opportunity to be a little bit happier by asking for help and offering it in return. Come prepared with a simple request that you can make and an open mind about the skills you have to offer. You will use these conversations to build new relationships across both chapters – you never know who can help!

    We encourage you to work around concrete requests such as, “I’d like to do an informational interview with someone at a biotech company.” or “I’d like some feedback on my LinkedIn profile.” or “I’m looking for beta readers for a book I’m writing.” Pick something that showcases what is new and exciting for you right now and will help people get to know you.

    We may not be able to hand out business cards, but we can still trade LinkedIn urls. Learn how to customize yours here: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/topics/6042/6054/87

    Welcome Session

    Do you have questions about chapter membership? Then please join us for a monthly Welcome Session at 6 PM on the third Thursday of each month. The session is 45 minutes and will include information about our chapter, local and national membership options, and an opportunity to meet members of the board. This is a great time to ask questions and get the inside scoop on all things related to the Greater Boston Chapter! Click here to sign up and a member from our board will contact you.

    Website Photo/Video Release Authorization

    In consideration of my position as an attendee/member of the Association for Talent Development Greater Boston (ATD GB), I agree with ATD GB’s unrestricted right/permission to take, use, re-use, publish and re-publish photographic, video/audio content including, in whole or in part, all media now and hereafter known for illustration, promotion, training, exhibition, advertising in connection with ATD GB and its initiatives. I expect ATD GB to use the content professionally, but waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product/products, advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied. I hereby certify that I am fully competent and of full legal age and have the right to execute this release with ATD GB.

    Refund Policy

    A full refund will be issued if the cancellation request is made on or before fourteen calendar days before the scheduled event.


    • 14 Apr 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual - link in registration email
    • 100
    Register

    ATD Greater Boston Presents:
    Technology Adaptability: Embracing Our Digital Nativity

    with Phylise Banner

    Wednesday, April 14, 2021

    Virtual event - link in registration email

    6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Technology adaptability is being willing to try your hand at any and all technology, without fear of failure. It’s being willing to embrace exploration with a mindset that supports questions of all shapes and sizes. After all, we learn by doing. And anything that holds us back from doing (like fear of breaking something) is just not part of an adaptive mindset.

    In the wake of this pandemic, some of us are pushing our technology adaptability to the limits while others are pushing back against the bells and whistles of apps and platforms.

    Join us to ideate a future where technology adaptability is fostered across our organizations, and the concept of personal digital nativity is leveraged to shape the L&D landscape across generations.

    Together, we will explore:

    • The competitive advantage of technology adaptability;
    • The intersection of repetition compulsion and our training and development strategies;
    • The silver lining within instability and unpredictability; and
    • That restless knowing that it is time to change!

    About the Speaker

    A pioneer in learning experience design, Phylise Banner has more than 25 years of vision, action, and leadership experience in transformational learning and development approaches. She is currently serving as a lecturer in the Information Design and Technology program, and directing the Faculty Academy at SUNY Polytechnic. She is an Adobe Education Leader, Certified Learning Environment Architect (CLEA), Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and STC Fellow. She is also the proud owner of a 1967 Amphicar.

    Welcome Session

    Do you have questions about chapter membership? Then please join us for a monthly Welcome Session at 6 PM on the third Thursday of each month. The session is 45 minutes and will include information about our chapter, local and national membership options, and an opportunity to meet members of the board. This is a great time to ask questions and get the inside scoop on all things related to the Greater Boston Chapter! Click here to sign up and a member from our board will contact you.

    Website Photo/Video Release Authorization

    In consideration of my position as an attendee/member of the Association for Talent Development Greater Boston (ATD GB), I agree with ATD GB’s unrestricted right/permission to take, use, re-use, publish and re-publish photographic, video/audio content including, in whole or in part, all media now and hereafter known for illustration, promotion, training, exhibition, advertising in connection with ATD GB and its initiatives. I expect ATD GB to use the content professionally, but waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product/products, advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied. I hereby certify that I am fully competent and of full legal age and have the right to execute this release with ATD GB.

    Refund Policy

    A full refund will be issued if the cancellation request is made on or before fourteen calendar days before the scheduled event.


Past events

10 Feb 2021 Adaptive Learning Technology: What Can It Do for My Team?
27 Jan 2021 ATD Greater Boston Learning Measurement SIG Presents: What Caused It? Techniques to Isolate the Effects of Your Program
15 Jan 2021 Winter Workshop: Making Smart Choices in Instructional Design
13 Jan 2021 Introduction to Design Thinking: a human centered approach to solving complex problems
16 Dec 2020 ATD Greater Boston Learning Measurement SIG Presents: Celebrating, Learning, and Planning for 2021
09 Dec 2020 December Networking Event
04 Nov 2020 The Immersive Learning Transformation: Next Gen VR and Mobile Games and Simulations
28 Oct 2020 ATD Greater Boston Learning Measurement SIG Presents: Build a Learning Ecosystem and Measure the Value of Your Learning
23 Oct 2020 October Networking Event - What Are You Known For?
30 Sep 2020 ATD Greater Boston Learning Measurement SIG Presents: Data-Informed Learning: Delivering on the Promise of Measurement
16 Sep 2020 TQ: The Future of Work
12 Aug 2020 Explain Complex Ideas with Animation
29 Jul 2020 ATD Greater Boston Learning Measurement SIG Presents: Using Learning Measurement Data with Key Stakeholders
17 Jul 2020 Summer Workshop: Awesome PowerPoint Techniques for Effective Visual Presentations
15 Jul 2020 Breaking Through Negativity: Using Improvisation Techniques for "In-the-Moment" Collaboration
24 Jun 2020 ATD Greater Boston Learning Measurement SIG Presents: Building a Data Collection and Reporting System
16 Jun 2020 Virtual Public Speaking Session: Captivate for Virtual Communication: An Abridged Version
10 Jun 2020 June Networking Event: A Night of Zoom!
29 May 2020 Webinar: Mind-blowing PowerPoint. No, Really!
27 May 2020 ATD Greater Boston Learning Measurement SIG Presents: Will Thalheimer
27 May 2020 FREE WEBINAR! Developing First-Time Managers' Self-Awareness Through AI-Based Role-Play
13 May 2020 Learning Leader Panel
04 May 2020 FREE WEBINAR! Six Best Practices for Faster First-Time Manager Upskillings Practice Leadership Conversations
29 Apr 2020 The ATD Greater Boston Chapter Special Interest Group on Learning Measurement Presents: Moving Ahead on Measurement: Building Your Strategy and Plan
15 Apr 2020 Leading Through Influence and Professional Growth
08 Apr 2020 WILL BE RESCHEDULED - The ATD Greater Boston Chapter Special Interest Group on Learning Measurement Presents: Moving Ahead on Measurement: Building Your Plan
03 Apr 2020 2020: 20 VILT Best Practices in 20 Minutes
18 Mar 2020 FREE WEBINAR! Four Best Practices to Improve Digital Learning Traffic and First-Time Manager Engagement
19 Feb 2020 FREE WEBINAR! AI-driven Role Play for making First-Time Managers Practice Leadership Conversations
12 Feb 2020 Social Learning - Collaborating to Create Solutions to Today's Complex Issues
06 Feb 2020 FREE WEBINAR! Humble Leadership: Pipe Dream or Necessity?
29 Jan 2020 FREE WEBINAR! Training First-Time Managers on Leadership Conversations
15 Jan 2020 The ATD Greater Boston Chapter Special Interest Group on Learning Measurement Presents: Delivering Results that Executives (and Others) Will Love
08 Jan 2020 Aligning Learning Strategy with Business Strategy
10 Dec 2019 December Social
04 Dec 2019 "Raise the Bar!" Driving Results through Learning
13 Nov 2019 November Learning Event
30 Oct 2019 The Gamification of Learning: A Certification for Talent Development Professionals
16 Oct 2019 October Learning Event
25 Sep 2019 Measurement and Evaluation SIG Kickoff Meeting
11 Sep 2019 September Learning Event
14 Aug 2019 August Learning Event
10 Jul 2019 July Learning Event
12 Jun 2019 June Learning Event
08 May 2019 May Learning Event
10 Apr 2019 April Learning Event
13 Mar 2019 Right Size Fits One - Getting Started with Adaptive Learning
13 Feb 2019 Positive Approaches for Positive Change
09 Jan 2019 Social Learning: What’s All The Fuss About?
12 Dec 2018 Holiday Social and Networking Event
14 Nov 2018 Designing Business Impact Projects That Get Results
10 Oct 2018 VisualStory® Mini Workshop
05 Sep 2018 Corporate Culture: Our Employee & Customer Experiences
08 Aug 2018 Be Interested, Not Interesting: Unlocking the Power of Emotional Intelligence
11 Jul 2018 Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People
13 Jun 2018 Networking: Crafted For You! Crafted By You!
16 May 2018 Are You Ready for Personalized Learning?
11 Apr 2018 Greater Boston Learning Leader Panel
14 Mar 2018 Virtual Reality for Learning - What’s the Real Story?
14 Feb 2018 Skip the Fixe, Bring a Date & Engage in Meaningful Connections through Storytelling
10 Jan 2018 Get Out of The Cold and Warm Up With our New Year Networking Event!
07 Dec 2017 Play to Learn: Creating Impactful Learning Games - A Hands-on Workshop with Karl Kapp, Ed.D
06 Dec 2017 Beyond Gamification: Thinking Like a Game Designer
15 Nov 2017 Wine & PowerPoint
11 Oct 2017 Donuts, Cider, & Coffee
20 Sep 2017 Live - Laugh - Learn: Using Humor to Create More Effective Training Content
09 Aug 2017 Going the Distance
13 Jul 2017 Summer Social: A Joint Event with ATD Greater Boston & ATD Central Massachusetts
15 Jun 2017 Pre-Registration: Articulate Storyline Workshop with Diane Elkins
14 Jun 2017 Articulate 360 Against the World
10 May 2017 Crushing It With Icebreakers
08 Mar 2017 Looking Good on Paper: Career Positioning for L&D Professionals
08 Feb 2017 Productivity-Driven Success / Becoming a Can-Do Leader: Words of Wisdom from Two Local Authors
10 Jan 2017 Wine & (MS) Paint
08 Dec 2016 Shark Tank - LMS Version
10 Nov 2016 People's Choice: Cultivating Your Project Sponsor
01 Nov 2016 Pre-Registration: Video Editing Workshop with Matt Farina
01 Nov 2016 Pre-Registration: Infographic Workshop
13 Oct 2016 Leading Great Meetings: New Ways to Solve Your Meeting Challenges
13 Sep 2016 Stopping the Jump-to-Solution Approach
18 Aug 2016 ATD Greater Boston Summer Social
19 Jul 2016 July Tech Fair
09 Jun 2016 Scaling Suffolk Construction Through Developing People & Culture
12 May 2016 Measuring ROI in Learning & Development
10 Mar 2016 Disruptive Innovations: How are we learning today? 3/10/16
11 Feb 2016 Rewire Your Brain & Body for Peak Performance — 02/11/16
20 Jan 2016 01/20/16 - Writing Effective Learning Assessments Workshop
14 Jan 2016 A Sip of ATD — 01/14/16
10 Dec 2015 E-Learning Cook-Off v2.0 — Thursday, Dec. 10th, 2015
19 Nov 2015 11/19: Watch & Learn! EMC Shares Video Learning Expertise
22 Oct 2015 Thursday, October 22nd: Come Mingle with Social Learning (NEW DATE)
06 Oct 2015 Get Your Game On! Gamification Workshop: Oct 6th, 2015
18 Sep 2015 Friday, September 18th, Get Your Game On! - Gamification Lunch & Learn Webinar
10 Sep 2015 Blue Ocean Strategy - Sept 10th
13 Aug 2015 Thursday, August 13th, 2015: Summer Social & Networking
16 Jul 2015 Thursday, July 16th, 2015: Tech Fair: Mix, Mingle & Learn about Technology
09 Jun 2015 Tuesday, June 9th, 2015: Building Sponsorship & Gaining Support for Development in Your Organization
05 May 2015 Tuesday, May 5, 2015: A Look at Popular Myths & Models in Training and Development
16 Apr 2015 Thursday, April 16, 2015: Seven Things Every Leader Should Know About Virtual Teams Leaders with Lee Johnsen
10 Mar 2015 Tuesday, March 10, 2015: How to Design Impactful Mentoring Programs
13 Jan 2015 Tuesday, January 13, 2015, Holiday Social & Chapter Recognition Event
09 Dec 2014 Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - E-LEARNING COOK-OFF! - ATD Boston Event
20 Nov 2014 ATD Boston: Thursday, November 20: Technology in the Morning and Negotiation in the Afternoon
18 Nov 2014 Tuesday, November 18, 2014 / Member Spotlight Tech Talk / ATD Greater Boston Learning Event
14 Oct 2014 Tuesday, October 14, 2014 – Maximizing Engagement in Virtual Communications
18 Sep 2014 Thursday, September 18, 2014 – Cultivate Your Networking at our Fall Event!
16 Sep 2014 Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – Leadership Development Today – A Panel Discussion
12 Aug 2014 August 12, 2014 – Summer Social and Networking
15 Jul 2014 July 15, 2014 – Mixed Media in Training - a Briefing for Training Professionals
13 May 2014 May 13, 2014 – GBASTD Member Spotlight Event
08 Apr 2014 April 8, 2014 Build Your Content Once, Use it Again and Again and Again
11 Mar 2014 March 11, 2014 Learning Technology Panel Discussion
11 Feb 2014 February 11, 2014 Meeting
14 Jan 2014 January 14, 2014 Meeting
10 Dec 2013 December 10, 2013 Meeting
12 Nov 2013 November 12, 2013 Meeting
08 Oct 2013 October 8, 2013 Meeting
10 Sep 2013 September 10, 2013 Meeting
20 Aug 2013 A Summer Evening of Networking with GBASTD
04 Jun 2013 June 11, 2013 Meeting
14 May 2013 May 14, 2013 Meeting
12 Mar 2013 March 12, 2013 Meeting
12 Feb 2013 Accelerating Change and Continuous Improvement: Leading the Way
08 Jan 2013 January 2013 Meeting: The 2013 Super Bowl of Networking Event
11 Dec 2012 December 2012 Meeting: Context and Problem-Based Learning
13 Nov 2012 November 2012 Meeting: Mentoring Circles
09 Oct 2012 October 2012 Meeting: Pin Drop Principle & Creating More Engaging e-Learning
11 Sep 2012 September 2012 Meeting: Tips & Tools for Back to School
12 Jul 2012 National Certificate Program - Blended Learning
26 Jun 2012 June 2012 Meeting: Social Event at Turner Hill Country Club
15 May 2012 May 2012 Meeting: The Strategic Value of Learning in the Global War for Talent
20 Apr 2012 New England Area ASTD Conference
20 Mar 2012 CANCELLED March 2012 Meeting: Member Sharing Night
22 Feb 2012 Project Management for Trainers ASTD Certificate Program
21 Feb 2012 February 2012 Meeting: Emotional Intelligence for Decision Making & Designing eLearning Storyboards
17 Jan 2012 January 2012 Meeting: Superpowers of Learning & State of the Industry
13 Dec 2011 eLearning Hands-on Workshop
15 Nov 2011 November 2011 Meeting: A Speed Networking Extravaganza
14 Nov 2011 Multimedia for Instructional Designers Certificate Program (2 Day)
26 Oct 2011 Training Certificate Program (3 Day)
18 Oct 2011 October Meeting: Developing a Mobile Learning Strategy
20 Sep 2011 September Meeting: Humor in Training and Presentations
28 Jun 2011 Multi-chapter Networking Event
17 May 2011 May Meeting: LMS System Panel
28 Apr 2011 ASTD New England Regional Conference Sponsored by Citrix Online's GoToTraining

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