Michael Stallard with Jim Sinegal, co-founder of Costco
Michael Stallard with Costco Co-founder Jim Sinegal

It was an inspiring day today as I learned about Costco’s connection culture, gave a keynote speech to company managers, and met company co-founder Jim Sinegal.

I’m thrilled to be giving the keynote speech at Costco’s Annual International Managers Meeting. Approximately 1,300 Costco leaders will learn what makes a Connection Culture so powerful and how they can be intentional about preserving their organization’s unique culture.

Date: August 2, 2017
Event: Keynote Speech at Costco's Annual International Managers Meeting
Public: Private

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I’d like you to be aware of the upcoming workshop co-offered by New Jersey Organization Development and TCU Center for Connection Culture that is being opened up to outside individuals for a limited time. Here is a rare opportunity for you to experience the workshop we do for institutions and consider whether to bring it to your own organization. I hope to see you there!

Date: November 3, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Event: Connection Culture Workshop on November 3
Topic: How to Build a Connection Culture in the Workshop
Sponsor: New Jersey Organization Development
Venue: Ramada Plaza in Newark, NJ
Location: 160 Frontage Road
Newark, NJ 07114
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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I look forward to giving the afternoon keynote address at the 2016 Annual Sharing Day hosted by NJ Organization Development. This year’s program will focus on exploring a deeper understanding of what’s really needed from leaders in today’s chaotic and ever changing business climate. Click the links below for registration details.

Date: May 5, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Event: NJ Organization Development Annual Sharing Day
Sponsor: NJ Organization Development (NJOD)
Venue: Ramada Plaza Inn, Newark Airport
Location: 160 Frontage Road
Newark, NJ 07114
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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Recently, I had the pleasure of taking part in a webinar hosted by Everyday Ambassador, a consulting firm that brings the principles of connection to individuals, schools, and organizations involved in volunteering, travel, and study abroad. Watch the video of our full conversation.

This April, I will be teaching a three-part webinar series on Connection Culture for HRDQ-U. In it, you will learn:

  • Three types of subcultures in organizations;
  • The six human needs to thrive;
  • The five elements of a Connection Culture;
  • Best practices of individuals who create Connection Cultures; and
  • How to use the 100 Ways to Connect Coaching Guide

I hope to see you there!

Date: April 19, 2016—April 21, 2016
Event: HRDQ-U Webinar Series on Connection Culture
Topic: Connection Culture: Boost Employee Engagement, Productivity and Innovation
Sponsor: HRDQ-U
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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Join me on Tuesday, January 5 for a webinar on creating a life-giving culture in your healthcare organization. Hosted by the Greater Chicago Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the webinar will address how to improve your organization’s culture through greater connection.

Date: January 5, 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. CT
Event: Greater Chicago Chapter HIMSS Webinar
Topic: How to Create a Life-Giving Culture in Your Healthcare Organization
Sponsor: Greater Chicago Chapter of HIMSS
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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I look forward to discussing the building blocks of a Connection Culture and how this type of culture provides a competitive advantage at the Organization Development Network of New York (ODNNY) meeting on January 21.

Date: January 21, 2015
Time: 06:00-08:00 p.m.
Event: Building Strategic Advantage Through Organizational Culture
Sponsor: The Organization Development Network of New York (ODNNY)
Venue: The Graduate Center, Rm 9206
Location: 365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
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