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    Dinner Meeting: Advancing from Good to Great: Igniting a Fire Within Your Talent and Markets

    Date: February 12, 2018, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
    Hyatt Regency Princeton, Carnegie Center, Rt. 1.
    Networking & registration begins at 5:30pm, meeting starts at 6:00pm.
    Pre-registered: members $45, non-members $55, students and qualified In-Transition $20. Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, February 8th. $10 additional charge for walk-ins.
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    Advancing from Good to Great: Igniting a Fire Within Your Talent and Markets

    Presented by: Ana I. Berdecia from Potential Pathways, LLC.
    February 12th, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm 

    Princeton Hyatt Regency

    102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ  08540
    (Click HERE for directions)
    **This program is pending approval for 1 general credit by the HRCI and 1 professional development credit by SHRM**
    Registration CLOSES Tuesday, February 6th at 11:59pm.   After that time, you may still register at the door for an additional $10. 


    In every organization, there are three common denominators: People, products, and patterns. Motivating employees requires igniting a fire within them. Employees are a company’s first customers; therefore, engagement must be on both at an intellectual and emotional level. An honest conversation about the science of employee engagement can equip your talent to maximize, energize, and inspire more creativity and productivity. Together, we will examine the following critical questions:  How is the pulse of your organization? What gold standards in people connection do you utilize?  How are diversity issues with employees and your target markets managed?  Light the flame and ignite your teams!


    Ana I. Berdecia, M.Ed. is the Founder/CEO of Potential Pathways, LLC. a coaching and training company established in 2013. The company’s mission is to connect individuals and organizations with their 3Ps: Passion, Potential, and Purpose.  Ana has been a growth expert for 30 years in the area of leadership, coaching/mentoring, team building, education, cultural competency, and the art of communication. She earned her Master in Education and a BA in Sociology with a minor in women’s studies from The College of New Jersey. Ana has worked in the fields of social services, crisis management, higher education, public policy and education. She is a certified coach, and master trainer/speaker with the John Maxwell International Team. She has helped hundreds of people and organizations connect with their 3Ps and move from their “someday zone” to their “now zone.”  

    Potential Pathways, LLC. offers individual, executive, and group coaching, team building seminars/simulations, retreat facilitation, mastermind groups, Lunch-N-Learns, keynotes and personal and leadership assessments. Ana believes that when people become aware of their strengths, they can become the conductor of the life and the architect of their future. Throughout Ana’s career, she has learned that building good relationships are the centerpiece of all successful leaders, and organizations. She believes wholeheartedly that everything rises and falls on leadership and self-leadership is the highest form of leadership.

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    Starter:  Pan Fried Goat Cheese, Roasted Beets, Baby Arugula, Pistachios & Cabernet vinaigrette
    Choice of:  Maple Glazed Pork Loin, Sauteed Onions & Apples, Vermouth; Scallops, Winter Squash, Shaved Brussels, Pancetta, or Vegetarian Option, Navy Bean and Escarole Stew with Feta & Olives w/ Herbal Rice
    Dessert:  Red Velvet Cake

    Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee and Assorted Tazo Teas