7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast and Networking
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM New Member Orientation
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Program
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Break
11:00 AM Program Concludes
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Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How to Bring All of Who We Are to the Work that We Do
For us to truly succeed, especially in today's business world, we must be willing to bring our whole selves to the work that we do. And, for the organizations that we’re a part of to thrive, it’s essential to create an environment where people feel safe enough to bring all of who they are to work, as well. Leaders and teams that operate with courage, trust, and vulnerability are able to unlock innovation, connection, and performance at the highest level. Mike Robbins draws from more than 17 years researching, writing, and speaking about essential human experiences and high performance in the workplace.
- Shows how authenticity leads to trust and psychological safety
- Exemplifies the important distinction between recognition and appreciation
- Enhances the understanding and practice of emotional intelligence
- Encourages risk-taking and importance of growth mindset
- Inspires collaboration
Mike Robbins is the author of four books, Focus on the Good Stuff, Be Yourself Everyone Else is Already Taken, Nothing Changes Until You Do, and Bring Your Whole Self to Work. He’s an expert in teamwork, emotional intelligence, and the powers of appreciation and authenticity who delivers keynotes and seminars that empower people and organizations to be more successful.
Prior to his speaking and writing career, Mike was drafted by the New York Yankees out of high school, but turned them down and chose to play baseball at Stanford University where he pitched in the College World Series. After college, Mike signed with the Kansas City Royals. He played three seasons in the Royals organization before arm injuries ended his playing career while he was still in the minor leagues.
After his athletic career was cut short by injuries, Mike worked in sales and business development for two internet start-ups, before starting his own consulting business in 2001.
Mike’s clients include some of the top organizations and institutions in the world, such as Google, Wells Fargo, eBay, Gap, Twitter, Schwab, the San Francisco Giants, Microsoft, Stanford University, Chevron, and many others.
Mike and his work have been featured on ABC News, the Oprah radio network, and in Forbes. He’s a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and his books have been translated into fourteen different languages.