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  • THU
    7

    Lunch & Learn Series: Leadership Myths

    Thursday May 7
    2 pm - 7 pm

    Benaroya Hall

    Topic: Leadership Myths: Are You Ready for the Truth?
     SPECIAL TIME: 2 PM - 7 PM
     
     Details in our Lunch & Learn 'Flash'
     
     Renowned National Speaker: Linda Talley, PhD.Behavioral Theorist, President, Linda Talley & Associates, Inc.
     Body Language Expert and Leadership Development Coach Linda's experience as a leader and behavioral theorist translates into dynamic, humorous, and profound presentations that will instruct you professionally, touch you personally, and inspire you to reach for the highest within yourself and your business.
     
     There are numerous misconceptions about leadership. Researchers have been studying leadership for more than 100 years. So, we know much about leaders and what makes them effective, but do you? The construct of leadership is complex, and we know the building blocks for success.
     
     In this program, you will learn the 5 myths of leadership to test your awareness of the truths. By becoming aware of these concepts, you are building the foundation for your development as an effective leader.
     Leaders are born.
     Leadership and management are the same.
     Leaders lead and followers follow.
     Leadership is gender specific.
     Leadership development programs are ineffective.
     Social skills are not necessary for business.
     One myth to debunk right away is that leadership is mysterious and we don't know much about it. Not true! Leadership development is a continuous process and devoting time and energy to your personal development as a leader does pay off!
     
     
     
     Location: Benaroya Hall, Founders Room
     200 University Street
     Seattle, WA 98101
     Free parking to attendees! Entrance is located on 2nd Avenue.
     * ENTRANCE INSTRUCTIONS on IFMA website *
     
     Agenda:
     2 PM- 2:30 PM Registration & Networking
     2:30 PM - 4 PM Program
     4:45 PM - 7 PM Meet & Mingle Networking
     Free parking
     
     Meet & mingle with guest speaker Linda Talley, and networking, will be at The Triple Door:
     216 Union Street Seattle, WA 98101
     Right next door to Benaroya Hall!
     
     Cost:  (Includes both the program and the Meet & Mingle)
     $35 IFMA Members
     $55 Non-Members
     $25 Students
     
     Questions? Contact the Association Office at Toll Free 877-460-5880 or office@IFMASeattle.org
     
     About the IFMA Seattle Lunch and Learn Series:
    Our Chapter launched the successful monthly 'Lunch and Learn' series in May of 2013 which has featured important industry speakers from the Puget Sound region discussing current issues affecting the management of the built environment.

  • SUN
    10
    Mother's Day
  • MON
    11

    LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Prep Course

    Monday May 11
    (All Day)

    Building Capacity Classroom


     
     Professional credential exams based on the LEED v4 rating systems are now out. Join us for our new LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Prep Course and be part of the first wave of professionals to earn the LEED v4 Green Associate credential!
     
     Where
     Building Capacity Classroom
     811 First Ave, Suite 380
     Seattle, WA  98104
     
     $275/person, includes a free set of study tools (prep course workbook, 100 question practice exam, flashcards, acronym list, and more!)

  • SAT
    16
    Armed Forces Day
  • MON
    25
    Memorial Day
  • THU
    28

    New Members' Breakfast By Special Invitation Only

    Thursday May 28
    7:30 pm - 9 pm

    The Edgewater Hotel



    The Greater Seattle Chapter of IFMA is having a New Members' Breakfast, and you are invited! 

    Time: 7:30 AM to 9 AM

    Where:
    The Edgewater Hotel
    2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121

    Details

    We'll start with registration, coffee, and networking at 7:30, and begin our breakfast and presentation at 8:00. You should be out by 9:15, give or take. There is no charge for this event; this may be the first and last time you get to attend a program or event at no charge! 

    Beyond sharing a pleasant breakfast together, the purpose of our gathering is two-fold: we've put a short presentation together that is designed to help you get the highest value out of your IFMA Greater Seattle Chapter membership; and we'll introduce you to many of the chapter officers and board members who are the best sources of FM information and education around. Part of the presentation will be an outline of our upcoming programs and we'll have time to answer your questions. 

    In order to be good stewards of the chapter's resources, we need a critical mass of attendees and an accurate headcount. Thus, we need you to RSVP today.

    Please make every effort to fulfill your commitment to attend. We understand that things come up at work, but once the breakfast count is in, the chapter is charged whether you show up or not.

    We hope to see you there!

 
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