|SUMMER BRUNCH Tampa||26||6||2021||11 AM||1||12||Rome + Fig 317 N Rome Ave Tampa, FL 33606||
Join the Tampa Chapter of the FGCU Alumni Association for bottomless mimosas and a delicious breakfast!
|Orlando Chapter Kickoff Party||26||6||2021||2 PM||1||12||Lazy Moon Pizza and Jeremiah’s Italian Ice||
Help us celebrate our newly established chapter in the Central Florida area. We will be partnering with Lazy Moon Pizza and Jeremiah’s Italian Ice to host a rooftop party. Guests can look forward to complimentary Lazy Moon Pizza, Jeremiah's Italian Ice, and beverages. There will also be cornhole, basketball and other activities to enjoy! Join us as we flock together to celebrate the launch of the FGCU Orlando Eagles Chapter!
|SUMMER BRUNCH Jacksonville||26||6||2021||10:30 AM||1||12||Culhane's Irish Pub 9720 Deer Lake Ct, Jacksonville, FL 32246||
Join the *NEW* Jacksonville Chapter of the FGCU Alumni Association for drinks, brunch and good times!
|VIRTUAL WEBINAR: Thoreau, Emerson, Walden Pond and More: Answering Big Questions||4||7||2021||4:00 PM||1||4||Virtual||
Stressed out? Looking for inner calm? It turns out that mindfulness has been with us for a long time. Join Stanford historian Caroline Winterer for an exploration of a remarkable group of 19th-century Americans, the Transcendentalists, and how they coped with a chaotic world transformed almost overnight by massive technological and social changes. We’ll look at Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, John Muir, and other writers and artists living everywhere from the shores of Walden Pond to the snowy peaks of Yosemite.
This event is presented for free in partnership with One Day University. One Day U offers daily livestreamed talks with the nation’s top professors, plus hundreds of past talks, for just $8.95/month. Our partnership will bring you one free One Day U talk each month. You can try all of their programming for one month free here: www.onedayu.com/PBC/
|Rocky Mountain Chapter Sippin' on Summer||10||7||2021||11:00 AM||1||3||The Corner Office 1401 Curtis Street Denver, CO 80202||
Join the FGCU Rocky Mountain Eagles at our first Sippin' on Summer event! Guests will enjoy complimentary bubbles and bites as we reconnect and reminisce on memories from FGCU.
|VIRTUAL WEBINAR: Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others||14||7||2021||12:00 PM||1||4||Virtual||
Have you ever been told to get out of your own way? No matter where you are in life, you always have another level to hit in pursuing your full potential. To inspire change in yourself and your team, you must break free from what's holding you down. Elevating yourself means so much more than beating the competition. After all, your greatest competition is yourself! In this deep-dive webinar, Robert Glazer, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author reveals four life-changing principles ― or capacities ― that will allow you to overcome self-limiting beliefs, establish positive habits, and find your "why." Learn how to build your capacity in four key areas and start getting results one day at a time.
About the author: Robert Glazer is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a global partner marketing agency and the recipient of numerous industry and company culture awards, including Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards two years in a row. He is the author of the inspirational newsletter Friday Forward, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and international bestselling author of four books: Elevate, Friday Forward, How To Make Virtual Teams Work, and Performance Partnerships. He is a sought-after speaker by companies and organizations worldwide and is the host of The Elevate Podcast.
|VIRTUAL WEBINAR: Career Agility And The Virtual Job Search||20||7||2021||12:00 PM||1||4||Virtual||
Have you faced new challenges in advancing your career due to the pandemic? Have you mastered online conversations and virtual job interview skills? Your education and past work experience are only part of what employers are looking at—finely tuned networking skills and virtual communication skills are now in demand. Cultivating an agile mindset will help you adapt to recent hiring demands and help you get noticed and, most importantly, get hired. In this informative webinar, Marti Konstant, workplace futurist, and author will introduce you to current virtual job search trends and the Career Agility Framework. You will learn actionable steps you can take for achieving your next career goal.
About the author: Marti Konstant, the author of Activate Your Agile Career, is a career growth analyst, speaker, and founder of the Happy Profitable Employee Project™. She is a former technology executive that has worked in Silicon Valley. As a Top Career Influencer, she has been featured in media outlets such as NBC Chicago, Forbes, and The Muse and has worked in companies like Samsung, Dow Jones, and Apple. Marti is an expert in applying agile principles to workforce development.
|VIRTUAL WEBINAR: Unapologetically Ambitious: An Interview With One of Silicon Valley’s First Female African American CEOs||29||7||2021||3:00 PM||1||4||Virtual||
Please join us for an interview with one of Silicon Valley’s first female African American CEOs, as she recounts how she overcame the challenges she faced as a young black woman, wife, and mother, managing her personal and professional responsibilities while climbing the ranks at IBM and subsequently in her roles as CEO. Through her journey, Shellye discovered that ambition alone is not enough to achieve success. She will share the practical strategies, tools, and approaches you can employ right now, including concrete steps to most effectively:
About the author: Shellye Archambeau, author of Unapologetically Ambitious: Take Risks, Break Barriers and Create Success on Your Own Terms, is an experienced CEO and Board Director with a track record of accomplishments building brands, high-performance teams, and organizations. Ms. Archambeau currently serves on the boards of Verizon, Nordstrom, Roper Technologies, and Okta. She is also a strategic advisor to Forbes Ignite and the President of Arizona State University and serves on the board of two national nonprofits, Catalyst, and Braven. She is also a Forbes contributor and the protagonist of the Harvard Business School Case Study: Becoming a CEO.
|VIRTUAL WEBINAR: Every Conversation Counts: The 5 Habits of Human Connection That Build Extraordinary Relationships||10||8||2021||12:00 PM||1||4||Virtual||
You are one conversation away from changing your life. We all crave connection. We were never meant to live alone or communicate only in “likes” and retweets. In an age of polarization, disconnection, and shallow substitutes for genuine relationships, every professional needs to know how to build, maintain and reignite genuine relationships with clients and colleagues alike. With his years of experience interviewing established leaders in business, entertainment, and innovation, TV host and human connection expert, Riaz Meghji will offer practical tools to combat isolation and build deeper relationships.
In this deep-dive webinar, you will learn:
This engaging experience is a candid and far-ranging look at how creative conversations can help you reinvent yourself, re-energize your relationships, and further develop your business. About the author: Riaz Meghji, author and human connection expert and broadcast television veteran, was a host on Citytv’s Breakfast Television, MTV Canada, TEDxVancouver, CTV News, and the Toronto International Film Festival. He has interviewed thousands of experts about human connection and collaboration, undertaking critical training that helped shape the tangible takeaways he shares in his new book, Every Conversation Counts.
|VIRTUAL WEBINAR: Getting Things Done: An Interview With the World’s Leading Expert on Stress Free Productivity||17||8||2021||12:00 PM||1||4||Virtual||
Please join us for an interview with one of the world’s most influential thinkers on personal productivity, David Allen. David’s thirty-five years of experience as a management consultant and executive coach has earned him worldwide and Forbes’ recognition as one of the top five executive coaches in the U.S. His New York Times bestselling book, “Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity,” has sold millions of copies and has been published in thirty languages, and the “GTD” methodology it describes has become a global phenomenon, being taught by training companies in more than ninety countries.
David Allen’s GTD Methodology has shown millions how to transform a fast-paced, overwhelming, overcommitted life into one that is balanced, integrated, relaxed, and has more successful outcomes. GTD’s broad appeal is based on the fact that it applies from the boardroom to the living room to the classroom. It is hailed as “life-changing” by students, busy parents, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives.
About the author: David Allen is the international best-selling author of "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity,” "Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life", and "Making It All Work: Winning at the Game of Work and the Business of Life". David is the Founder and Chairman of the David Allen Company. He continues to write articles and essays that address today’s ever-changing issues about living and working in a fast-paced world while sustaining balance, control, and meaningful focus.
|VIRTUAL WEBINAR: Leading From Anywhere: The Essential Guide to Managing Remote Teams||26||8||2021||12:00 PM||1||4||Virtual||
It’s undeniable that we’ve entered a new era of remote work. While many leaders seek to go back to business as usual, why settle for the ordinary when remote teams allow us to work even better? The research shows that employees are more productive and engaged when they have the freedom to work from anywhere.
This means leaders need the skills to lead from anywhere.
In this meticulously researched, refreshingly practical webinar, top business thought leader, David Burkus, provides managers with a complete guide to leading remotely. Packed with everyday examples and illuminating insights, Burkus tackles the critical inflection points and challenges that remote managers face. He will share examples from communicating effectively and adding new members to managing performance, keeping the team engaged, and even helping them strike the right balance between work and life. This webinar provides everything you’ll need to survive and thrive as the leader of a remote team.
About the author: David Burkus is a best-selling author of four books about business and leadership which have won multiple awards and have been translated into dozens of languages. His insights on leadership and teamwork have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday, Fast Company, the Financial Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CNN, the BBC, NPR, and CBS This Morning. Burkus has been ranked as one of the world’s top business thought leaders by Thinkers50, and his TED Talk has been viewed over 2 million times. He’s worked with leaders from organizations across all industries, including Google, Stryker, Fidelity, Viacom, and even the US Naval Academy. A former business school professor, Burkus holds a master’s degree in organizational psychology and a doctorate in strategic leadership.