ASP Global Webinars 2018
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Webinars are a great way of learning new strategic tools or polishing up your business skills from your own home or office!  

Each year we assemble a series of topics and expert speakers to support professionals who have some familiarity and interest in each topic and want to learn more. All the webinars are educational in nature and may provide additional reading material either as pre-reading or as follow up to the topic. Some of the information will be helpful to those taking the ASP Certification in Strategy Planning. Live webinars will provide an opportunity for you to ask questions through the moderator.

 If you have any interest in presenting or would like to propose a topic for a future Global Webinar please reach out Jennie Benjamins, ASP's Marketing & Member Services Coordinator.

May 2018

Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence

May 2, 2018

1:00 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

We typically associate success of strategic planning with smarts, passion and luck. But in today’s hypercompetitive world, even those gifts aren’t enough. Strategist Erica Dhawan argues that the game changer is a thoroughly modern skill called Connectional Intelligence (CxQ). As radical a concept as Emotional Intelligence was in the 90s, Connectional Intelligence is turning people into superconnectors who accelerate innovation, break down silos and foster breakthrough impact from strategic planning.

This dynamic, engaging, high-energy, fast- paced webinar will help participants understand the practice of using connectional intelligence as the key to professional success and leadership in strategic planning Attendees will learn new insights and tools to accelerate the connected power of teams, become more agile and innovative, and drive breakthrough ideas and outcomes.

Learning outcomes include: 

  • How anyone can excel not just through skills and smarts, but through Connectional Intelligence?
  • Keys to leveraging your networks and connections, and creating contagious positive results?
  • Successful tactics used to address connectional overload and in changing turbulent times?
  • How leaders create deep connections of fierce loyalty and respect from their team and customers?
  • How connectionally intelligent leaders outperform the competition and create remarkable results?

Now it’s your turn to leverage the secrets of the people using connectional intelligence. It’s your turn to “Get Your Big Things Done.” You’ll be surprised just how easy it is.

About Erica Dhawan

Erica Dhawan is the Founder & CEO of Cotential, a global consultancy that helps organizations transform by delivering collaboration across teams, business units, customers and other stakeholders. As one of today’s most provocative business thinkers on the future of work, Erica advises business leaders and companies to lead markets through innovations that matter, create increasing value for customers and clients, deliver sustainable results and ensure future global competitiveness.Erica Dhawan is the co-author of the bestselling book: Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence rated #1 on What Corporate America is Reading. An in-demand speaker, Erica has spoken, worldwide, to organizations and enterprises that range from the World Economic Forum at Davos to U.S. and global Fortune 500 companies. Her clients range from Deloitte, Fidelity Investments, Credit Suisse, and Pepsico. Her writings have appeared in dozens of publications, including Fast Company, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review. In 2015, Erica was listed on the Thinkers50 RADAR list for the emerging management thinkers around the world most likely to shape the future of business, management and strategy and was named one of Levo 100’s Transformers. She serves as a board member to Deloitte’s Inclusion External Advisory Council and Lufthansa Innovation Hub.

Erica also serves as a member of the Aspen Institute Socrates Society, World Economic Forum Global Shapers, Milken Young Leaders and the Young Entrepreneur Council. She previously worked at Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital and served as a research fellow at Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership. She has an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School, MBA from MIT Sloan, and BS at the Wharton School.

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June 2018

The Dirty Dozen Emerging Technologies

June 12, 2018

1:00 - 2:00 PM (EDT)

The world has never been more dependent on technology as it is today.  Indications are that we are on the edge of an era where multiple technologies will emerge that will further increase our dependence.  If that was not challenging enough, indications are that these emerging technologies will also significantly disrupt many of our existing business models and strategies.  The information and insights in this webinar provides strategic planners with knowledge to spur a changes including to strategic plans. This 1-hour strategic briefing will provide you with the insights needed to assist the organizations you serve in crafting the strategic responses necessary to survive and thrive this highly disruptive period that we have just begun to enter. You will know what questions to ask and have a glimpse of the future of these twelve technologies.

 About Kevin Coleman

Kevin Coleman experience and credentials are impressive. Kevin has been called one the most creative, innovative thinker of our times. His twenty-five-year career has earned him reputation through his insightful and entertaining presentation, “The issues and Opportunities of Emerging Technology". Kevin is also one of the most widely published authors of books, blogs and articles. He is a top speaker delivering ground-breaking talks on creativity, innovation, emerging technology, and hyper-growth business.  Additionally, he is a frequent contributor to IoT Evolution, C4ISR & Networks and many other publications.

He is a five-time design award winner with his insights on critical issues published in over two-dozen publications. Kevin speaks about the power of innovation and applies his unique insight to look at your organization’s specific needs.  He has a unique perspective that combines science, technology, and business. These insights are what distinguishes him from other speakers, authors and advisors.  He has spoken to business and technology leaders around the world and has spoken before U.S. Strategic Command, the United Nations and the U.S. Congress and Congressional commissions.


Recordings of our 2016-2017 Webinar Series can be viewed here.


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