Wednesday, June 17
The Culture Conundrum: Bridging the Gap Between Unity and Diversity
What remains true is that culture is crucial! The most successful teams have a great culture that cultivates, develops and inspires success. However, in a search for "unity," organizations often create teams that are composed of people who think, look, feel and sound alike. The conundrum is that diversity is important too. You need different people, perspectives, voices and ideas to sustain your success, but how do you bridge the two? Discover exactly how to create a united and diverse team culture, that unlocks and unleashes the power of both, with a step-by-step action plan to create high-performance teams.
Taking Care of Your True Assets, Your People
“The most valuable asset of a 21st-century institution will be its knowledgeable workers and their productivity,” says management guru Peter Drucker in 1999.. If you believe that employees are your human capital, create a healthy work environment and provide them with the tools and support to do their jobs effectively. Instead of just focusing on the bottom-line, why not invest in the people responsible for the bottom-line? Reviewing how often your teams, both on-site and corporate, are under-utilized or under-developed, boils down to four strategic areas of change.
Rookie to Pro: Impacting Performance Through a Comprehensive Learning Experience
What’s the secret recipe for creating high performers? Is your training program top notch, but are most of your teams still struggling to shine? “Making training stick” is a common challenge most businesses face. Be a part of a thoughtful discussion on the key elements that are necessary to bridge the gap between learning and doing. We will examine the important elements necessary for ensuring your employees actually improve performance, quickly and efficiently, as a result of your training efforts.
Eight Hacks to Lead with Workplace Wellness
There is much talk of workplace wellness today, however, programs are not always executed well, lose steam quickl and can be hard to quantify the value. Struggle no more! Discover what it takes to successfully lead a team and thrive with a wellness initiative, including new ideas to update policies and employee programs that will keep the energy alive. Learn eight valuable hacks and solutions to implement an advanced workplace wellness program. You can build a resilient team that includes a whole approach of physical, mental and emotional well-being that will keep your teams adaptable, strong and productive.
Thursday, June 18
Build a Bridge and Get Over It: Fostering Collaborative Workplaces
Why have we as an industry always seemed to focus our career pathway training and operations in a manner that tends to push our team members into silos? While this practice may seem essential to helping one master their specific departmental craft, it pushes professionals towards developing professional tunnel vision. Examine the importance of cross departmental collaboration and how we can help to build bridges between all divisions.
Attract and Inspire: Cultivating High Performance Teams Built for Growth
In a tight labor market, it’s perhaps little surprise that property management executives report that four of the top five inhibitors to their growth are employee-related. We all understand a top-notch team is critical to sustain success in our service-oriented industry, but building one is challenging. Join us to learn how the experiences of a Special Forces veteran, a former Executive Director of a national environmental non-profit and a CEO from one of the fastest-growing companies in San Francisco inform their leadership. Be prepared to bring back strategies to find, nurture and retain high-achieving team members at your organization.
You’re Hired! Now What? ROI with Industry Education
Due to record-breaking housing growth, rapidly evolving technology and a massive shortage in qualified talent, industry education and the implementation of effective training programs are more important today than ever before. Whether you are responsible for enhancing the facilitation of your team’s existing training platform or want to learn the ROI of industry training/credentialing to maximize your own career potential, be prepared with the available industry training resources, knowledge and strategies to circumvent the aforementioned events that are rocking our industry.
Mental Health in the Workplace: Let’s Talk About It!
Each year, one in four adults experience severe mental health issues ranging from anxiety, PTSD, depression and bipolar disorder. Odds are, employees will need understanding, specific support and guidance from leaders. Explore how leaders can become aware of the importance that mental health has on business and how to recognize red flags and how to react when a team member presents a mental health issue. Learn methods to ask about employee’s well-being with empathy and establish effective ways to support team members through building a culture of caring and emotional resilience.
How to Crack the Code of Employee Disengagement
Organizations in the top tier of employee engagement have a 90% better growth trend than their competition. However, only 31% of U.S. workers are engaged, which means the majority sleepwalk through the day giving you zero discretionary effort. How do you inspire employees to get off the sidelines and get into the game? Uncovered a proven strategy to turn disengaged workers into a unified high-performing team, resulting in increased proﬁts, tenant satisfaction, productivity and retention.
Friday, June 19
There's Room at the Table for Boots and Heels
Evidence shows that companies with a diverse senior leadership team outperform their competition. The rental housing industry has made progress regarding gender equality, but we still have work to do and for good reason. Among senior leadership, partners and ownership in rental housing, there is a disproportionate number of men to women. Hear from both men and women leaders across the rental housing industry about their personal experiences advocating for diversity and inclusion. Gain helpful insights into how they prepared for senior leadership differently and identify what may be holding you back in your own career growth.
Tame the Busy and Find Your More Centered Self
We get it: you’re busy, always on alert. Find meaningful strategies to re-center and get back to present. There is magic in adopting simple routines that help reduce decision fatigue. Forming positive habits can free your mind for the creative flow that leads to reaching goals and finding your happy place. Get tips on creating margin or extra space in your day. Resist the busy badge and get through your “seasons of sacrifice.” Finally, restore your perspective and, yes, get permission to pause and putter.
Everything (Yes, Everything), is Entirely Our Fault
In order to succeed on purpose, we must learn how to succeed with purpose. Purpose is driven from values and authenticity, acting as a guide to manage what we give power to and how this works with us or against us towards our goals. You are in the drivers seat and in complete control of your outcome, whether or not you like it. Get to know who you are and how to make choices through value identification to avoid circumstantial authenticity and get back into the drivers seat of your own success.
Stop Communicating and Start Connecting
Did you know that 205.6 billion emails are sent a day? One-third of those emails are never opened. Yet the number one complaint voiced by employees is a lack of communication. How could this be if we are communicating so much, yet still falling so short? It’s because we are failing to really connect. Uncover new solutions when it comes to connecting rather than communicating and leave with actual takeaways to move into a connection mode and start making a difference today.