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    • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (CST)
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    Coaching Techniques For Leaders

    Thursday, November 19th, 2020
    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


    The days of command-and-control leadership as a standard way of managing people are long gone. When managers adopt a coaching mindset and approach it improves employee’s motivation levels and boosts satisfaction with both their job and manager. In other words, great managers are now defined by their desire and ability to grow the people around them. But what does coaching really LOOK like at work? And what if managers don’t know HOW to coach? This interactive and educational session with Certified Coach, Ellen Bartkowiak, from EllenCoaching, will provide an overview of coaching and discuss how leaders can incorporate coaching techniques in the workplace. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss what successful coaching looks like, hear what coaching sounds like, and have time to reflect and process the outcomes with their peers.

      Facilitator: Ellen Bartkowiak

      Ellen Bartkowiak is a 20-year career management expert and understands the importance of coaching leaders. She is a sought-after speaker, coach, and consultant and is the President of EllenCoaching, a leadership development firm who speaks to Coaches, MBA students, and Managers around The S.T.R.O.N.G. Method; a mindfulness leadership framework for leaders who lead with Self-Compassion, [positive] Thoughts, Resiliency, Opportunities, Network, and Gratitude. Ellen holds a master's degree in Career Counseling and certifications as an Executive and Leadership Development Coach, Career Management Coach, Brain-Based Leadership Coach, and is a Personal Branding Strategist.

      • Thursday, January 21, 2021
      • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (CST)
      • Virtual

      Thursday, January 21st, 2021 
      2:00 - 3:30 PM


      Virtual -
      Zoom link will be sent to registrants closer to event date

      Free for members and non-members!
      Any and all talent development or HR professionals welcome!

      Join the ATD Madison Board as we kick-off our 2021 programming year! This year's State of the Chapter includes networking and conversations on how TD professionals in the Madison area are meeting the challenges of training in a pandemic. We'll also review what ATD's 2020 State of the Industry Report means for your work in talent development! 

      The best part? We'll introduce our 2021 Virtual Conferences, featuring rockstar keynotes from internationally-acclaimed speakers and best-selling authors!

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