2018 Spring Conference Videos Now Available

2018 Spring Conference Videos Now Available
Those that attended GBA’s 2018 Spring Conference in Chicago agreed that the speakers were inspiring. Now you can watch, listen to, and learn from these speakers, too, on your own schedule, and without leaving your office. Just some of the presentations include:

Lead from the Heart                                                          
Mark C. Crowley (Mark C. Crowley & Associates)

Global speaker, consultant & best-selling author of Lead from the Heart: Transformational Leadership for the 21st Century, Mark C. Crowley’s mission is to fundamentally change how you lead and manage people in the workplace – and to intentionally make it far more supportive of human needs.

You Are the Message: Speak from the Heart              
John Vautier (Vautier Communications)

Author, consultant, and seasoned executive coach, John Vautier who has worked successfully with all levels of corporate, government, and academic institutions from CEOs to new hires will help you identify and build upon your existing strengths so that you can take your presentation skills to the next level and actively engage your audience.

Leveraging Technology as a Competitive Differentiator
Dr. Roger Chandler (Keynetix)

Investing in new equipment is the lifeblood for many businesses, especially when jumps in technology lead to large improvements in efficiencies and cost-effectiveness. This presentation highlights some of the advances in technology using real life case studies from across the world. Each stage of the geotechnical data journey will be investigated, from onsite data collection through reporting, visualization and archive.

Compassionate Leadership – Leading with the Heart and the Head
Stewart G. Osgood, P.E. (DOWL)

Stewart G. Osgood, P.E. discusses his 16-year term as President of DOWL, some of the challenges that have faced his company, how his leadership team has chosen to respond, and some successes and failures along the way. This is not a clean, “we got it all figured out” story. It is a real-life example of the leadership journey of the DOWL company and how Stewart and his team has attempted to use basic core principles to achieve “heartfelt business leadership”.

Empathy is the NEW Black – A New Way of Looking at Leadership!
Bob Kelleher (The Employee Engagement Group)

Join industry expert and noted author, Bob Kelleher as he shares groundbreaking insights from his latest book, I-Engage. Bob will share two key trends leaders must embrace in-order to recruit, retain, and engage the best. Leaders must understand their OWN engagement before they can effectively lead or engage others.

Watch this captivating and self-reflective two-segment session of self-discovery as Bob helps you uncover the secrets to building a more engaged, motivated, and productive business.

Also Included:

Business Practices Committee Business Snapshot Survey
Steve Noble, P.E. (DOWL)

Update Standard of Care for Phase I Environmental Site Assessment 2007-2010
W. Jerrold “Jerry” Samford, P.G., F.GBA (Troutman Sanders)

City of Chicago – Riverwalk Project
Carol Ross Barney, FAIA (Ross Barney Architects)

“Mr. Green’s Fine Tuned, Peer Reviewed Machine”
Steven R. “Steve” Thompson, P.E. (8260 Consulting Group LLC)

Reflecting on the History of GBA
Joel G. Carson (Geoprofessional Business Association)

All videos from GBA’s Fall 2018 Conference are available on-demand to members