Events

  1. Wed, 01/29/2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    "You get what you focus on."  -Vannoy & Ross As a leader it is important to know what talents you possess, that you bring to the leadership table.  Do you know what strengths you possess?  Every leader possesses her/his own unique set of talents.  According to the Gallup Organization, "we spend too much time focusing on our weaknesses, trying to make them stronger rather than recognizing our strengths."  When you focus on your weaknesses, you miss out on utilizing what you do best for your organization. 

  2. Thu, 02/06/2020 - 7:00am to 5:00pm

    The Tri-State Green Industry Conference is a collaborative effort between Ohio State University Extension, Purdue Extension, University of Kentucky Extension, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Boone County Arboretum, Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum and the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. • 7 Education Tracks: Annuals & Perennials, Tree & Shrub Care, Turfgrass Management, Garden Center & Greenhouse Innovation, General Pest & Disease Management, Emerging Ideas & Issues and Landscape Ecosystems

  3. Thu, 02/06/2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    “The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” - Theodore Roosevelt Research indicates that employees leave bosses, not organizations. Here are some statistics about the impact of good and bad bosses from http://govitru.com/workplace-statistics/

  4. Wed, 02/12/2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

    5 Hours of Recertification Credit in one day ALL Categories available! John S. Knight Center 77 East Mill Street Akron, Ohio 44308

  5. Thu, 02/13/2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good [people] to do what he/she wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” -Theodore Roosevelt Congratulations, you’re advancing in your career.  Yesterday, you were a co-worker with your peers, and now you’re their boss.  You are now responsible for the development of your former co-workers and the success of your department. 

  6. Thu, 02/13/2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good [people] to do what he/she wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” -Theodore Roosevelt Congratulations, you’re advancing in your career.  Yesterday, you were a co-worker with your peers, and now you’re their boss.  You are now responsible for the development of your former co-workers and the success of your department. 

  7. Wed, 02/19/2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Do you know when to coach versus mentor? Have your coaching or mentoring skills gotten rusty? Would you like to gain some new skills (or tools) that you could implement immediately? Workshop participants will: Understand the fundamental difference between coaching and mentoring Identify practical aspects of engaging in a coaching or mentoring process Explore approaches to employee motivation (through coaching/mentoring) Learn the G.R.O.W. model of coaching and other mentoring tips Brian Raison is facilitating this workshop.

  8. Thu, 02/20/2020 (All day)

    Thursday, February 20, 2020 Stakeholder Identification in Evaluation - Joy Rumble, PhD  REGISTRATION

  9. Thu, 02/27/2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    How are you managing the multi-generational workplace? The American workforce is much more diverse today than ever before in history, with the age range of employees spanning 60 years. Each generation has its own unique values and behavior which can sometimes cause misunderstanding in the workplace.

  10. Thu, 02/27/2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

    5 Hours of Recertification Credit in one day ALL Categories available! Columbus Convention Center 400 North High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215

  11. Wed, 03/04/2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    How we communicate with each other, whether it is a co-worker or spouse, can make or break a relationship. In this workshop we will explore how people communicate differently and how you can use your strengths to build relationships with your team and increase people's feeling of being heard.

  12. Wed, 03/11/2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Are you a positive leader? Do you wonder how others think about your attitude as a leader? A quick test is to observe the way people react to you when you walk into a room. Are people happy to see you? Do they want to talk to you? Or do they quickly make themselves scarce? If they run when they see you, it's time for an attitude check.

  13. Wed, 03/18/2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    What is your change style preference? Would you be an originator? A conserver? Or would you find yourself in the pragmatist category? Which category would my team members fall? Does it matter? Yes it does...knowing our tendencies and understanding their respective implications provide us with the tools to be more effective in our change efforts.

  14. Wed, 03/25/2020 (All day)

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Youth Leadership and Empowerment: Creating a Culture of Engagement - Jera Niewoehner-Green, PhD REGISTRATION

  15. Thu, 03/26/2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    “Successful teamwork is not about mastering subtle, sophisticated theories, but rather about embracing common sense with uncommon levels of discipline and persistence. Ironically, teams succeed because they are exceedingly human. By acknowledging the imperfections of their humanity, members of functional teams overcome the natural tendencies that make teamwork so elusive.” - Patrick Lencioni

  16. Thu, 04/02/2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Conflict is a part of our daily lives at work or at home. How we manage conflict has a direct impact on how fulfilled we feel about our work, the quality of work, and the quality of work from our respective teams or units. Effectively dealing with and using conflict as a positive tool is a major component of success in current or future leadership roles.

  17. Wed, 04/15/2020 - 9:00am to 2:30pm

    Over the past decade a growing body of literature has documented the importance of social and emotional effectiveness as well as effective coaching (how we take good people and make them the best they can be) and feedback skills.  As leaders face times of increasingly rapid changes within their respective organizations, teams, and/or laboratories they must proactively work with others to lead them through these challenging times while continuing to meet the changing needs of stakeholders and clientele.  

  18. Wed, 04/22/2020 (All day)

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Telling the Farm Story - Joy Rumble, PhD and Emily, Buck, PhDREGISTRATION

  19. Wed, 04/22/2020 (All day)

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Telling the Farm Story - Joy Rumble, PhD and Emily, Buck, PhDREGISTRATION

  20. Thu, 04/23/2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    “If knowing yourself and being yourself were as easy to do as to talk about, there wouldn't be nearly so many people walking around in borrowed postures, spouting secondhand ideas, trying desperately to fit in rather than to stand out.” - Warren G. Bennis

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