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Professional Development Webinar - March 19, 2016

posted Feb 13, 2016, 10:52 AM by Society of Women Engineers RVA   [ updated Mar 13, 2016, 3:12 PM ]
On Saturday, March 19, we will meet over bagels to watch a webinar from SWE's extensive professional development resources and hold a short discussion afterward.

From Confrontation to Collaboration: Reframing Our View of Conflict

Do you find yourself putting off difficult conversations because you don’t want to hurt someone’s feelings or you are afraid of an unpleasant confrontation?  The ability to have difficult conversations is essential to effectiveness as a leader and is a necessity for all professionals navigating changing market conditions.  

What might happen if you reframed the concept of conflict as an opportunity for collaboration?
• Disagreements could be addressed in a timely manner
• Colleagues could know their strengths and areas for development
• We could establish healthy boundaries for how we expect to be treated

No matter where you are in your career, you can benefit from this interactive session.  Participants can expect to learn:
• A step-by-step approach to difficult conversations
• Common mistakes to avoid
• How to use honest, respectful discussion to build relationships

Saturday, March 19
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Dominion's Innsbrook office
5000 Dominion Boulevard
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Cost (cash or check at event):
Free for collegiates
$5 for professional SWE members
$10 for professionals who are not SWE members

Please RSVP to by Thursday, March 17.

Location info:
Dominion's Innsbrook office is located in the west end of Henrico County. Park in the visitor parking area indicated below and proceed to the entrance indicated by an arrow. A photo ID will be required when checking in with security. Contact info for the event lead will be provided to attendees. RSVPs must be received by March 17 so that a list of visitors may be provided to security.