Executive Learning Lab - The Other 'F' Word: Putting Failure to Work
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Led by John Danner, Senior Fellow at the Haas School of Business and Visiting Professor at Princeton University, HR University is designed for top HR decision makers.

3/7/2016
When: Monday, March 7, 2016
From 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Oakland Convention Center
550 10th Street
Skyline Room
Oakland, California  94607
United States
Contact: (415) 291-1992


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Executive Learning Lab - The Other 'F' Word: Putting Failure to Work

  

Qualifies for 6 SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and  6 HRCI Recertification Business Credits.

 

Limited to 50 Senior Practitioners. 


Every organization wants success: excellent performance, growth, innovation, and genuine employee engagement. Yet, growth requires innovation. Innovation requires risk. Risk involves failure.

 

Similarly, great workplaces are grounded in trust. Trust that is usually forged not when things are going well, rather how the culture responds to adversity. How can your organization become more savvy in dealing with failure, the other ‘f’ word? Find out how smart leaders, teams and entrepreneurs put failure to work, turning it from a regret to a strategic resource.

 

In this engaging, interactive session you’ll learn practical ways to:

  • Relate failure to organizational growth, innovation and employee engagement
  • Apply the Failure Value Cycle in your organization, with examples from other firms
  • Expand your repertoire of techniques and resources to make your organization more failure-savvy

The Executive Learning Lab takes place in conjunction with HR West 2016. Attend just the Lab, or Add it to the Full Conference and receive $200 off.


About the Presenter

John Danner is a Senior Fellow at the Haas School of Business and Visiting Professor at Princeton University where he teaches innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership strategy; in addition to anchoring executive education programs, leadership seminars and keynote speaking on these and other topics around the world for universities, corporations and government organizations. He is the co-author of The Other ‘F’ Word: How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure To Work, published by John Wiley & Sons; and is currently co-authoring a new book about how successful business founders create transformational value. He consults to a wide variety of organizations in the private, public and nonprofit sectors – from global Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging startup ventures.

 

John has appeared on the TEDGlobal and TEDx stages, and is the guy who came up with the idea for TED University. He earned JD, MPH and MAEd degrees from UC Berkeley, following his BA from Harvard.