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The 2022 D&I Academy is a 7-week course program that begins on August 24th with sessions every two weeks and the graduation ceremony on November 16th. Sessions will include experts and panels discussing awareness within the community as it relates to being diverse and inclusive. The objective is for individuals to share their experiences and form actionable steps to bring back to their business or organization

Classes are August 24th, September 7th, September 21st, October 5th, October 19th, November 8th and November 16th from 8:30am – 12noon

Class Location:

John Wood Community College |1301 S. 48th St | Room C024 | Quincy, IL


Business After Hours flyer SERVPRO

Join us for our next Business After Hours with ServPro on June 9th @ 4:30pm -6pm

2808 Ellington Rd | Quincy, IL  62305

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Join us for a Women Empowered Networking Lunch FridayJune 24 at 11:30am -1:00pm at Salvation Army Kroc Center.  Join us for a discussion on the Sandwich Generation, and hear a personal testimony of Self-Kare during a mental illness | “A Mother’s Love”

Salvation Army Kroc Center | 405 Vermont St | Quincy, IL  62301

11:30am Networking

12:00pm Lunch | Presentations

Oakley Lindsay Center
300 Civic Center Plz (Lindsay Room)
Quincy, IL 62301

Leadership is the action of leading a group of people or an organization. It is important to lead in a positive motivating manner to create a positive workplace. With positive leadership organizational goals are achieved and employee satisfaction and morale is improved. This session teaches the key elements, tools, and strategies of positive leadership and how they can be used effectively to motivate employees.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what leadership is- actions are more important than a title
  • Understand why positive leadership is important
  • Learn the traits of positive leadership
  • Introduced to the key elements and tools to develop a positive culture
  • Hear the benefits of a positive leadership
  • Learn how to professionally hold people accountable
  • Develop individual takeaways
  • Leader scorecards are utilized to develop individual coaching strategies

Thursday, July 21, 2022 12:00 Noon – 1:30 PMCST

Oakley Lindsay Center
300 Civic Center Plz Ste 237
Quincy, IL 62301

The management role in leading a Performing Team A team is a group of people working together toward a common goal. There is a cycle that people go through when working as a group. It is not a given that they will perform as a team and work toward a common goal together. This takes leadership. This course teaches managers what the four stages of teaming are, how to assess which stage their team is at, and how to build their team to the performing stage. Leaders will understand their role and what tools can be used to develop their team. Teams at a performing stage will achieve great results with highly motivated and satisfied members. This session teaches the what, why, and how of building a team.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what the teaming cycle is and the process flow
  • Understand the characteristics are of each stage
  • Learn the benefits of a performing team
  • Understand and identify the “teams” in their organization
  • Identify what traits best describe the stage of the teaming for their team
  • Teaming scorecards are utilized to develop team improvement strategies

Young Professionals, Concierge Group, Diplomats:

Join us for a Gems Baseball Game on July 20th, 2022! This will be an opportunity to network with other local groups in the community, get free food, and of course watch the game. Registration is REQUIRED.