Bring your energy, your experience, and take part in our annual Trainer's Toolbox event! Our seasoned training and development practitioners will engage you in practicing what they preach: best practices and innovative strategies for training that you can implement right now!
Speakers: Kim Beckett, Kevin Coyne, Anne Solomons
Table Topics! A Creative Way to Facilitate Participant Interaction and Connection - Kim Beckett
In a world surrounded by digital devices, everyone longs for meaningful connection. In this experiential session, you'll experience a simple and inexpensive way to provide interesting question prompts to participants. Come experience this session first-hand then learn how simple you can apply this activity to various situations in the talent workspace.
Kim Beckett empowers people to engage, connect, and thrive in the workplace. As CEO of Beckett Consulting, Kim guides leaders to move their teams from lack of trust, frustration and conflict to collaborative, adaptive teams who work better together. Clients hire Beckett Consulting to facilitate workshops, conduct experiential team-building, understand and utilize people assessments, lead conference breakout sessions and off-site leadership retreats.
Kim spent over 20 years in sales and leadership roles in the financial services industry, including serving as Group Vice President for a large bank, leading a sizable, highly productive sales team.
A lifelong learner, Kim is passionate about self-improvement and human potential. When she isn’t reading or researching the latest trends, she can be found riding her road bike on a flat surface with her husband, Scott, or hanging out with her dog, a little poodle mix named Carly.
Ignite Your Team's Inner Spark: Unlocking Purpose in Under an Hour - Kevin Coyne
According to a 2022 McKinsey report, 70% of employees say their personal purpose is largely driven by their work - but only 37% of individuals say their work is meaningful! We'll explore a tool you can quickly use to understand what motivates your colleagues and teammates that will help you add meaning to their work to quickly boost their satisfaction, performance, and retention.
Kevin Coyne is passionate about communicating the true value and business impact of L&D. He has more than 15 years' experience in the function, first working at sea onboard cruise ships and now currently serving as the Director of Learning & Development for Starboard Cruise Services. He currently serves as VP of Communication for ATDSFL. He holds the CPTD Certification and a MBA from the University of Florida. In his spare time he is a Lego enthusiast and enjoys long walks on the beach.
Leader Hot Seat - Anne Solomons
From mergers and acquisitions to shifts in leadership, navigating and adapting to inevitable changes in organizations can be challenging. In this session, discover a dynamic activity that bridges the gap between new leaders and their teams, fostering a collaborative environment. Whether in person or virtual, this engaging experience involves a playful exchange of personal and professional "get to know you" questions, breaking down barriers and enhancing relationships. Uncover the key to improved teamwork, effective networking, and successful team building.