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CTN Southeast: Don’t Run Naked Through the Office: Your Workplace Survival Plan

  • August 16, 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Fox & Hound, 12802 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77034 - (281)481-0068


  • Open to everyone at no cost

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Topic:  Gain the inside view of the exciting new book Don’t Run Naked Through the Office termed “solid, logical, clear ideas. Relevant to folks in various walks of life” by General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus, former Director of CIA and Commander of US and International Security Assistance Forces-Afghanistan.

Not every company offers a workplace oriented toward your success. Find out how to characterize in less than 5 minutes the four types of work environments you may encounter. Determine your risk and develop a plan to navigate the challenges of each environment. Recognize and avoid the traps and manipulation techniques used by bad bosses. And, create a self-managed approach to professional development when reinforcements are nowhere in sight.

That’s a lot of information to tuck into a short amount of time, so come prepared to engage.

Learning Objectives:  

  • Describe the key elements of a plan to minimize the risk in navigating the challenges of each workplace environment.  
  • Recognize common foundational elements of the traps and manipulation techniques used by bad bosses.  
  • Describe the key elements of a self-managed approach to professional development.  
  • Describe how the workplace environment impacts employee engagement.
ATD Competency Model - Area of Expertise This Session Supports:   Performance Improvement and Coaching

Speaker:  Fred Stawitz is a national award-winning educator/writer and a Top 20 Recipient of the Leadership 500 Awards LEAD 2016 hosted by HR.com. He researches, writes, and speaks on the impact of the workplace environment on safety, productivity, and employee engagement. He has chaired several national HR and safety conferences. His work has been recognized by the National Education Association, National Science Teachers Association, and NASA. He developed skills-based training programs for InterGen (a Shell/Bechtel joint energy venture) and the United Space Alliance Ascent Flight Design Group where he also created desktop simulations for complex space shuttle systems used to train the astronauts. He led the development of online technical training for El Paso Corporation, the largest natural gas pipeline company in the United States, and is currently the Principal for Technical Training at Kinder Morgan, the fourth largest energy company in North Ame rica. He has appeared on CNN Headline News – Local Edition in Southern California, a PBS local affiliate special in Pennsylvania, several television news/talk shows, nationally syndicated radio programs, and was quoted in a special Congressional Quarterly.


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