Instructor: Janet Edmunson
Janet Edmunson Biography: Janet Edmunson, M.Ed, is President of JME Insights and has over 30 years' experience in leadership in both large and small organizations. She was the Corporate Manager of Wellness Programs for a Fortune 50 company (Georgia-Pacific Corporation). She has also been a leader in, or consultant to, small and mid-size businesses, including New England Telephone and the Boston Five Cents Savings Bank. She retired in 2007 from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts as their Director of Prevention & Wellness for a staff of 20. Since retirement, she has been a consultant and national motivational speaker, having spoken to or consulted with over 300 organizations.While still working full-time, Janet took care of her husband, Charles, during the five years he fought a rare neurological disease. In her book, Finding Meaning with Charles, she wrote about how they strived to maintain a positive attitude throughout. Janet recently retired as chair of the Board of Directors for the national Foundation for PSP | CBD and Related Brain Diseases, having served from 2009-2013. She is also on the Board of Trustees for the Employee Ownership Foundation. Janet has a Master's degree from Georgia State University.

Classes by this instructor

Contact Hrs/CEUs: 7/0.7

AgileYou’ve probably experienced how easy it is to give orders or instructions, but so much harder to get employees engaged. The hard stuff is really the soft stuff. Leadership done well is full of paradoxes. Drawing from Charles Edmunson’s book, Paradoxes of Leadership, you will explore 14 paradoxes and discover ways to apply them to your personal leadership journey. The goal of this workshop is to use these paradoxes as a lens to learn and practice ways to help employees reach their full potential and view themselves as essential to the business.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 213 (24 seats (100%) remaining)