As focus and investment in organizational teams continue to be a business imperative, team leadership will be critically important to drive and facilitate achievement of shared goals. This session will examine the impact of team purpose, context, and structure on leadership strategy, and practical approaches to relevant leader behaviors to ensure the team member alignment, engagement, and performance that will result in successful outcomes and contribution to the organization's mission.
Carrie A. Picardi, Ph.D. is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with over 20 years of experience in field settings in a variety of Human Resources positions and as an organizational research analyst and consultant.
In her experience as a Human Resource practitioner, Carrie led initiatives in the areas of selection, job analysis and design, training and development, compensation benchmarking, performance management, employee relations, management coaching and team building. As a research analyst, she provided consulting support to clients on organizational development initiatives, with projects spanning myriad needs such as talent management, employee engagement and retention, learning and development, management coaching, compensation strategy, and technology/systems decision.
Carrie is the author of two textbooks, Research Methods: Designing and Conducting Research with Real-World Focus (Sage, 2013) and Recruitment and Selection: Strategies for Workforce Planning and Assessment (Sage, 2019). In addition, she collaborates with global organizations (UNICEF, MetLife and Habitat for Humanity) on consulting projects in the areas of leadership development and coaching, assessment centers, competency model development, job analysis, conflict resolution, and building high performance teams.
Transformative Leadership: How Aligning Your Values and Strengths Can Help to Improve Work Performance, Accomplish Goals and Improve Relationships. Join us for an engaging discussion where you will begin your journey to maximum leaderships potential and learn how to guide others on their path to empowerment. Leave the workshop with how to:
- Identify your (and your team's) values and strengths.
- Survey the work ecosystem for gaps between how your are working and your values and strengths.
- Create opportunities for wins for you and your team
Julie Bonasso, Esq.
is a master certified coach with 15 years of experience coaching leaders and entrepreneurs in demanding positions. Her background as a corporate lawyer and talent development director has given her a unique perspective into a variety of work cultures and industries. As a result, she developed a coaching framework centered around transformative leadership: a different way of working focused on alignment of values and character strengths, personal and team empowerment, and a shift in mindset.
Prior to becoming a coach, Julie was a practicing attorney at a global law firm based in Philadelphia. She worked as a Senior Director and was part of the corporate strategic team leading a company-wide transformation initiative at a Fortune 500 company. She has held leadership positions in talent and professional development.
Julie earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Temple University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from West Virginia University.