11/4/11: Lyn Turknett, President of Turknett Leadership Group, is interviewed by Cynthia Good of Little PINK Book “Minute Mentors” on the importance of confident body language at work. Watch Video.
10/27/11: Lyn Turknett highlighted, along with Bob Littell and Marci McCarthy, on Atlanta Business Radio’s Transformational Women. To listen to podcast click here.
9/15/11: The eighth annual Leadership Character Awards Luncheon was held at the Georgia Aquarium. This year’s award recipients were Ralph de la Vega (CEO/President/Managing Partner Category), John C Yates (Executive Manager Category), Dr. Yolanda Watson Spiva (Nonprofit Category), Larry Teems (Education Category), and Ross Mason (Inspiritor Category). Click here for more information about the 2011 Award Winners.
9/6/11: Jim Huling, Managing Consultant for FranklinCovey’s 4 Disciplines of Execution, and former CEO of an award-winning company recognized four times as one of the “25 Best Companies to Work for in America ,” will provide the inspirational message to 55 outstanding nominees, nominators and attendees of this year’s Turknett Leadership Character Awards. The ceremony will take place at a luncheon on September 15th at the Georgia Aquarium from noon to 2:00 pm and is open to the public. Click for more information about Jim Huling.
8/19/11: Fifty five nominations of top Georgia leaders were received this year for the Turknett Leadership Character Awards. All entries are being reviewed by a distinguished advisory board and top awards in each category will be announced September 15th at a luncheon at the Georgia Aquarium from noon to 2:00 pm.The event is open to the public. For more information about the the Nominees.
6/14/11: Nominations are now being accepted for the Turknett Leadership Character Awards. The awards recognize leaders who exemplify the highest standards of character and integrity. All nominees along with their nominator will be guests at the luncheon at the Georgia Aquarium September 15, 2012. Nominate a leader online at www.leadershipcharacter.com by July 15, 2011. Click here for more information.
3/30/11: Dr. Randy Lucius is chairing a symposium titled “Succession Planning: Innovations and Best Practices” at the 2011 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology conference in Chicago on April 14. Presenters will discuss a survey of best practices from 30+ organizations, real world challenges and solutions, and how to leverage technology to support talent and succession planning.
3/25/11: In honor of Women’s History Month and Turknett’s spectacular March WIL speaker, Kathy Betty, Turknett launched their first Bring a Guest FREE event. There was a fantastic turnout and Kathy led WIL members and their guests through a passionate discussion of, “ Women & Girls: Bringing Our Best Game.” Kathy shared her personal ups and downs, the decision to buy The Dream, and the role of sports in developing young girls into healthy, confident women who are ready to lead in business and in life. Kathy is a prominent Atlanta business woman, sports advocate, and widow of the former EarthLink CEO, Garry Betty. She is the first woman in Atlanta history to own a professional sports team. Click here for a list of future Women in Leadership seminars WIL Seminars
3/23/11: Dr. Randy Lucius and Dr. Liz Roling led a workshop titled “Cascading Character throughout the Organization” at The Georgia Center for Nonprofit’s CEO University. In the session, nonprofit leaders learned about the importance of their own character as leaders and were led through a number of developmental exercises. Methods for creating a culture of character throughout an organization were also presented.
3/22/11: Dr. Lauren Harris and Dr. Randy Lucius partnered with the University of Georgia’s Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program, represented by Rebecca Eckert, to host an HR Challenges Information Session. They presented results from a comprehensive survey of HR leaders in the Atlanta community and facilitated a discussion around solutions and strategies for the future. Topics such as Identification of High Potentials, Succession Planning, and Performance Management were discussed.
3/14/11: Dr. Liz Roling and Susan Hitchcock were guests on Heel to Heel Radio, a weekly radio show focused on women in business and leadership. Liz and Susan shared a blend of research and experience, sharing ways that women can bolster their own success. They also recommended initiatives and programs for organizations interested in achieving greater gender balance in higher level positions. Additionally, Liz’s research on the benefits of internal women’s networks (i.e., women’s affinity groups) was discussed. Click here to download the podcast: http://chicperspectives.businessradiox.com/518
3/5/11: Lyn and Bob Turknett served as honorary chairs of the annual Partnership Against Domestic Violence Hearts with Hope Gala for 2011. The event was held on March 5 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Cammie and John Rice, PADV Board Member and Vice Chair of GE, respectively, received the 2011 Hope Award at the event. The event raised nearly half a million dollars in a celebration of hope! The monies raised at the 23rd annual Hearts with Hope will help continue to meet the growing demand for PADV’s life-saving services in metro Atlanta. Photos from the event: Hearts with Hope Gala