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Mar 11, 2023

In this episode, Dr. Russel Robinson and I discuss an upcoming event specifically for public servants - No decks, no slides, no handouts. The purpose is to connect with like minded professionals, learn, and affect change in your sphere of influence. Here are the details:

Stories have the power to inspire, strengthen, and heal. And the stories we tell, especially about how we celebrate our triumphs, overcome adversity and help shape how we think about our lives. Replicate how workplaces should be by actively listeninggiving people a voice and making it more human. No distractions, just a focus on storytelling and action.

INSPIRE: Inclusive; No Presentations; Storytelling; Psychologically Safe; Insightful; Relationship building; Empowering.

Listen to the following four storytellers from the public sector share their experiences and what they learned: 

  • Dr. Elida Sarmiento, PhD, US Department of Justice
  • Herb Rouson, JD, DC Courts
  • Dr. Theresa Horne, PhD, Defense Counterintelligence and Systems Agency
  • Love Rutledge, Host of the FedUpward podcast

The hosts of this event include Dr. Russell Robinson, Chief Inspiration Officer, Inspire:DC; Founder, Amplified Research and Consulting; Adjunct Professor, and Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University. 

Because of the intimate and powerful nature of this experience, seats are limited. Only 50 participants can join and you can register at this link: Don't wait - register today!