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Greater Good/Kellogg 2020-Optimizing Time Management with Competing Pressures Friday, June 19

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Greater Good/Kellogg 2020-Optimizing Time Management with Competing Pressures Part of the Greater Good Kellogg

  • Date: June 19
  • Time: 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
  • Price: $250.00
    Join us for all the workshops and receive a Nonprofit Leadership Certificate of Completion from Kellogg and the Gorton Greater Good Project for $1.000.00
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045 + Google Map

Time is a resource as well as a premium.  When tasks and obligations increase, we need to accomplish more in the same amount of time.  Unfortunately, critical and strategic work is often neglected and the majority of people employ ineffective strategies to complete all of their responsibilities.  By the end of this session, participants will learn how they can be more intentional with their time and mindfully complete the essential tasks.  The session will also explore and discuss the cognitive science and power of timing as it relates to when to do particular tasks.

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Gail Berger is an Assistant Professor of Instruction at Northwestern University in the Kellogg School of Management, the McCormick School of Engineering, and the School of Communication.  She is also an experienced executive coach and leadership development expert who is passionate about helping leaders and teams achieve their goals and improve their performance and effectiveness.   She brings professional and academic experience in the areas of talent development and assessment, conflict resolution, and team dynamics.  She works with clients across a variety of industries, including, consumer services, education, engineering, financial services, hospitality, and the non-profit sector. Career highlights include the design, development and implementation of team building programs for clients that have harnessed coaching as a cornerstone for program success.  In addition, she has won teaching awards, including Instructor of the Year at Northwestern’ s School of Education and Social Policy, and she has published in leading journals and presented at National conferences.

Gail received her Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. She also holds a M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from Loyola University and a B.A./B.S. in Psychology and Elementary Education from Boston University.  She has blended her background in education, business and psychology to create a powerful approach to team building, leadership development, and executive coaching.   By combining purposeful reflection, candor and support she guides individuals to lasting behavior change so that they can be more effective.  According to her clients her core strengths lie in her ability to ask thought provoking questions that push them to think about issues differently, as well as her keen insights about situations and human interaction.

Gail is committed to helping individuals, teams and organizations attain their learning goals and growth objectives.  Some of her work includes:

  • Assessing key talent, as well as evaluating career transitions and inflection points
  • Managing key stakeholder relationships more effectively and building effective collaborations with a foundation of trust and mutual respect
  • Developing and changing organizational culture to enhance individual and team performance
  • Fostering leadership capacity by accelerating the emergence of core leadership competencies like, conflict management, delegation and emotional intelligence

This workshop is taught by Senior and Clinical Kellogg School faculty as well as relevant seasoned practitioners.  This format allows rigor and enhanced learning in the program.  Participants learn best practices and how to apply these in their unique organizations.  The sessions are modeled on the Kellogg School’s MBA program including lectures, case discussions, problem solving and role-playing.

8:30am-continental breakfast, 9:00am-2:00pm-workshop with lunch included

This program is generously funded by The Grainger Foundation. The Greater Good was created to support the growth and professional development of the Lake County Nonprofit ecosystem. The intention is to nurture and expand these organizations through relevant speakers series, workshops,
and individual professional coaching and networking events.

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