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  • OD and the Virtual Leader | ODN Chicago

    OD and the Virtual Leader

    Our worklives are getting more virtual by the minute. On the one hand, this leads to benefits such as  cost-savings on real estate and travel, convenience through, fewer and easier employee commutes, greater reach to more customers, and the ability to create  agile “designer” work teams  across geographical distances. At the same time it requires massive adjustment to our traditional ways of working, calling for new skills on the part of leaders, followers, and those who advise them.

    Come share, learn and practice skills in helping virtual leaders with someone who (literally) wrote the book on virtual leadership.


    About the presenter:

    With nearly 30 years of experience, Kevin Sheridan is an expert in human capital management and one of the most sought-after voices in the world on the topic of employee engagement. He is dedicated to helping organizations build a Magnetic Culture® that attracts and retains top talent. Having consulted for many industry-leading organizations, Kevin prides himself in his many years of hands-on experience that have helped him garner a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities affecting human resources leaders today.

    Kevin is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conventions, including those hosted by the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HRMAC, Chicago SHRM, HRMAC, Harvard Business School, Monster.com, The Human Capital Institute, and the American Hospital Association. He is also a best-selling author of Building a Magnetic Culture, published by McGraw-Hill, and The Virtual Manager, published by Career Press.

    Prior to forming Kevin Sheridan LLC, Kevin founded HR Solutions International in 1995, a firm specializing in measuring employee engagement and teaching best practices, which he sold in 2011. In this role, Kevin pioneered the wonderfully disruptive concept of joint ownership for employee engagement.

    Kevin received a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, concentrating his degree in Managerial Decision-making and Strategy, Human Resources Management, and Organizational Behavior.

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