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    Effectively Managing Commitments, Relationships and Results

    Date: November 5, 2015, 7:30am – 9:30am
    1875 Explorer St,Suite 520 Reston, VA 20190
    Event Type:
    Discussion Group Meeting
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    This highly-interactive session is designed to introduce leaders to an entirely new way of understanding the actual drivers of relationships, stress-management, and results in their lives.

    Key topics for the session include, understanding:

        •       What you actually get paid to do.

        •       The relationship between our promises, leadership and results.

        •       How leaders can effectively manage competing commitments, relieve overwhelm & ask for exactly what they want.

    There will be large and small group activities, giving participants opportunities to learn with, from, and through each other in a fun and educational environment.  You will leave able to produce more of the positive results you desire.

    Our facilitators for this discussion are Vinay Kumar, Coaching & Development, TEOCO Corporation, and Sarah Happel, CEO of Spectrum Leadership Solutions.

    Vinay Kumar is the co-author of Language and the Pursuit of Leadership Excellence: How Extraordinary Leaders Build Relationships, Shape Culture, and Drive Breakthrough Results. His primary focus is developing leaders who have technical and scientific (STEM) backgrounds, those who often have been promoted based on their strong technical and functional competencies. 

    Vinay’s clients span the globe, with the majority being in the USA, India, Israel, and the United Kingdom. Originally a chemical engineer, Vinay is accredited by the International Coach Federation, and co-founder of SOAR.

    Sarah Happel is a top leadership consultant and coach who excels in cultivating excellence in leadership through her work with individuals, teams and organizations.  Formerly an internationally competitive athlete, Sarah helps leaders and executive teams determine winning strategies for their organizations. Known for spearheading thought-provoking cohorts which spark personal and professional transformation, Sarah is also accredited by the International Coach Federation (PCC) and by Georgetown University’s acclaimed Leadership Coaching program. 

    Prior to becoming a leadership coach, Sarah was a Fulbright Grantee at the University of Helsinki, has taught Human Communication at Lasell College in Boston and was a journalist.  She has an Advanced Leadership Coaching Certification in Well-Being from George Mason University.

    Please join us for this dynamic discussion. You are welcome to extend an invitation to interested colleagues. No fee is charged for attending.  However, registration is required on-line, at least 24 hours in advance, via the Dulles SHRM web site ( -- Chapter Discussion Groups. If you have questions, contact Beth Gilley at 703.444.2254 or Participation may be limited to the first 25 people who register.