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Ascendis Executive Hour - From Snore to Soar: Practical Tips for Leading Productive Meetings

Meeting Description:

In the US alone, research shows we hold about 220 million meetings per year. The average meeting length is 31-60 minutes. Doing the math, that’s…A LOT of hours in meetings! Here’s where it gets scary. Nine out of ten people report day dreaming in meetings. That’s A LOT of day dreaming! 


The good news? When meetings are run well, they are a powerful mechanism for expressing ideas, gathering information, making decisions, and communicating changes. So, how would you characterize meetings in your organization? Are they dens for day dreamers or hot beds of innovation and activity?

If you are a change leader, project manager, team leader, manager, or consultant, join us on April 12, 2017 from 11:30a – 12:30p U.S. Central Time for the next Ascendis Learning Connection Executive Hour. Ava S. Butler, an action-oriented change leader who knows how to balance innovation with pragmatism to achieve sustainable results, will reveal and explain valuable insights and practical strategies for maximizing meetings. 


FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION: All participants will receive a FREE copy of Leading Transformational Change: The Top Ten Tools of Transformation. 


And, as usual, one lucky in-webinar contest winner will win an entry in an end-of-the-year drawing for a free program with an Ascendis Expert!

Date: Wed, Apr 12, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM CDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Ascendis Learning Connection & Ava S. Butler
 Presenter Information
Ava S. Butler
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Using customized ‘best practices’, Ava S. Butler works together with her clients to define the purpose and expected results of the change, and the plan to get there. She works with her clients every step of the way to ensure that obstacles are overcome, teams are aligned, and results are achieved on time and on budget. Her focus on the specific leadership, people and organizational issues each company faces, differentiates her from other consultants, and allows for the success she is consistently able to achieve for her clients. Ava is also the author of Mission Critical Meetings: 81 Practical Facilitation Techniques.  

Lauren Young
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Lauren Young will serve as your moderator for this webinar. She is the Lead Brand Strategist at Theory 61, a customer retention and behavior analytics firm. In addition to studying external trends that influence why customers buy, Lauren trains organizations on emerging marketing outlets and tests consumer behavior psychology theories with tried-and-true marketing strategies.