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Ignite Your Passion 2019 - Calgary

  • 19 Nov 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre - 1316 33 St NE, Calgary, AB T2A 6B6

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Career Development Association of Alberta (CDAA)

Ignite Your Passion 2019

The CDAA is pleased to host Ignite Your Passion 2019, an annual event featuring a full day of quality and affordable professional development in four locations across Alberta: Calgary, Lethbridge, Edmonton, and Bonnyville. This year we are pleased to present:

Upshifting your Workplace Culture: Tools for career trailblazers

In discussions about employers, employees and with our job seekers we often forget to pay attention to our own workplaces. In addition to being career development professionals, we are also leaders, managers, employees, team members and colleagues. How healthy are our workplace cultures? How can simple tools make a significant difference in the relationships you have within your workplace?

Join Lisa Taylor in this practical, interactive workshop to explore your own level of workplace engagement and experiment with tools that unlock deeper relationships, authentic partnerships and more fun at work.

Tribal Leadership and ProSocial behaviours are two of the tools that can create "life is great" workplace experiences. Simple and easy to apply - even in moments that have you feeling like "my life sucks!"

Curious about the language and tools? Come ready for frank discussions and supportive fellowship.

About Lisa

Lisa Taylor, President Challenge Factory & the Centre for Career Innovation As President of Challenge Factory and the Centre for Career Innovation, Lisa offers a dynamic perspective on the Future of Work and how demographics, the freelance economy and new market dynamics present opportunities to gain strategic advantage. 

Lisa is the author of “Retain and Gain: Career Management for Small Business” and "Retain and Gain: Career Management for Non-Profits and Charities, two sector-specific playbooks chock full of low-cost and no-cost activities for managers. Her third book, the Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work is published by University of Toronto Press - Rotman Imprint (2019).

With an MBA in Strategic Management and Public Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University, Lisa held progressive roles at Deloitte and Hewlett-Packard. In 2014, Lisa was recognized by the Urban Land Institute as one of Canada's Top 100 Women for her work in the areas of leadership, employment and city building. 

Lisa is a Canadian Special Operations Forces Regiment Association Board Member and just completed her term on the Dean’s Advisory Council, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University. Lisa sits on the Board of Directors for CERIC and co-chairs the Marketing Committee. She is a member of the Canadian Council of Career Development Associations (CCCD) Standards and Guidelines stakeholder committee and a member of Team Canada for the 2019 International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy symposium in Norway.

Lisa is a sought-after expert, speaker and columnist. Her clients rely on her invaluable insights and real-world know-how. Lisa’s expertise is widely recognized in the Globe & Mail, the Wall Street Journal, CBC, TVO and other major outlets.


Event Agenda

Registration and networking (8:00am – 8:45am)

Morning Session – Lisa Taylor (8:45am – 12:00pm; comfort break provided)

Lunch and Networking (12:00pm – 1:00pm)

Afternoon Session – Lisa Taylor (1:00pm – 4:00pm; comfort break provided)

Event Wrap Up (4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Event Pricing

Member Earlybird (until October 11, 2019): $130.00 + GST

Non-member Earlybird (until October 11, 2019): $210.00 + GST

Member Regular (until November 8, 2019): $180.00 + GST

Non-member Regular (until November 8, 2019): $260.00 + GST

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Interested in Lisa's book, The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work?

The definitive guide to maximizing workforce value, The Talent Revolution exposes work-life longevity as the most influential driver transforming today’s workplace – a competitive edge for organizations smart enough to capitalize on it.

This is a first – a book that positions older workers as revolutionaries and reveals how organizations that engage employees across all life stages will outperform their competitors. With clarity and specificity, it describes new models, debunks commonly held myths about older workers, demolishes justifications for traditional structures and attitudes, and builds the case for a reset that will help smart companies profit from their intergenerational workforce.

Through case studies, metrics, strategies, and tactics, The Talent Revolution explores the impact of workforce demographics on the future of work and provides new, actionable strategies for turning an aging workforce into a competitive advantage.

***Special pre-order pricing is available for those attending IYP 2019! If you would like to pre-order a copy of Lisa's book, simply indicate "yes" on your registration form and a copy will be available for you at your event. Please note that the only way to be guaranteed a copy of Lisa's book at the special pricing is to place a pre-order.***


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