What you will learn:

Performance conversations and performance reviews are some of the most challenging activities a manager does. That's often because managers don't have the tools necessary to understand how each of their team members are best motivated for optimal performance, or the tools necessary to coach them to how they want to grow and develop as an employee. In this workshop, we cover three primary areas: motivation, meaning, and development to prepare managers for performance conversations. Managers learn tactical tools and practice these tools through two workshop exercises in order to be prepared to immediately implement concepts into their day-to-day management.

About the instructor:

Rachel Pacheco, PhD is an award winning author, start-up advisor, and faculty member at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

Rachel is deeply passionate about ensuring that leaders, executives, and managers have the practical tools required to build thriving teams and develop inclusive and resilient cultures.  A former Chief People Officer, Rachel serves on the board of directors, and board of advisors for numerous start-ups and high growth organizations primarily in the digital health space.  Her first book, Bringing Up the Boss: Practical Lessons for New Managers, focuses on translating academic research and data into immediately useable tools for practitioners in fast-growing startup environments. Rachel’s second book, currently underway, explores how managers bring meaning, authenticity, and their own self-discovery into the workplace.

Prior to her role at Georgetown, Rachel was on the faculty of the Management Department at the Wharton School, and was a founding faculty member of the Entrepreneurship Education Program at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. 

She received her BS in Mathematics from Georgetown University and her MBA, MPhil and PhD in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  She lives in Washington, DC with her husband, Michael and their son, Benji.
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Suggested Length:60 min(Flexible)
# of Employees: Flexible
Format: Live via Zoom
Available Formats:
  • Keynote Followed by Q&A
  • Lecture with Discussion
  • Interactive Workshop

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