What do leaders do when faced with challenging situations, including working with people with difficult personalities? Reflective practice is critical to learn how to handle yourself under pressure and this reflective work has an immediate influence on how you are perceived by other leaders at work and within your professional community. This session will focus on active strategies for dealing with conflict and ethical dilemmas by considering actual case examples shared by other members. The identification of blind spots and personal growth in emotional intelligence are attributes than can lead to work advancement and professional satisfaction as a manager/leader.
- Identify the important role that the perception of others plays in an individual's leadership growth and development.
- List personal emotional responses and triggers that can result in poor decision making and a lack of best ethical judgment.
- Create a reflective image of 'self as leader' to enhance competence to serve in leadership roles, as a volunteer, staff, team member and entrepreneur to take your career to a new level of success.
Tracy Petrillo, EdD, RD served as CEO for the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, a start-up interprofessional medical society and began her association career as the Director of Professional Development for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her experience includes clinical private practice, long term care, community health and membership chair for the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - providing leadership training and creating volunteer development pathways. Dr. Petrillo completed her doctorate in educational leadership with a specialization in human resource development and serves as current chair of a national credentialing commission.