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The research is clear about what we see in organizations that are high-performing. Interestingly enough, it's not technology or funding that creates remarkable performance - it's how we treat each other. This presentation is based on the research from Positive Leadership. It teaches the three ratios of communication that suggest performance levels. Participants will learn specifics of communication patterns that support high performance and those patterns that damage performance. One of the highlights of the presentation is how to deliver coaching messages that lead to improvement and getting more of behaviors that work.
SpeakerElaine Seat, PhD, PEUniversity of TennesseeHaslam College of Business
Dr. Elaine Seat is on the faculty of the Management Department of the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. Elaine arrived in the Business School via an unusual path. She began her professional career designing machines as a licensed mechanical engineer and grew into roles as a chief engineer and engineering manager. After learning first-hand about the barriers limiting technical professionals from their best work, she studied Sport Psychology and Counseling Psychology to better understand what it takes for high-performing individuals to reach extraordinary performance.Dr. Seat started her academic career as a National Science Foundation Visiting Professor in the UT College of Engineering where she was part of the team that designed the award-winning freshman engineering program engage®. The changes brought to engineering education through engage improved the retention of future engineers by over 50% through the first year within three years. Her expertise in working with students and industrial background brought her to the College of Business as the inaugural Director of the Aerospace and Defense MBA program.Returning to her passion for teaching people how-to create their own extraordinary performance, Dr. Seat currently teaches undergraduate and MBA students leadership and performance skills. She also designs and delivers custom curriculum for adult professionals aimed at providing the tools and thinking that is the basis of excellence in management and Leadership. Elaine’s favorite teaching reviews are those that include the words “practical, applicable, and easy-to-apply.”Dr. Seat is a licensed mechanical engineer in Tennessee. She earned the BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering, and the Ph.D. in Sport Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She has been featured in industry publications for over 20 years on improving human performance and building professional skills to help people advance in their organization. During her six years in the engineering school, she received nine grants for projects directed at improving the complementary skill sets of engineering students. She has over 30 articles in research journals and trade publications.Elaine’s first book, Playbook for Your Extraordinary Life: A Practical Guide to a Remarkable Life, was published in September 2016.
March 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMCentral Time
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