2017 First Tee Partnership Update

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2017 First Tee Partnership Update

ORLANDO, FLORIDA (November 9, 2017- November 11, 2017) – The First Tee invited Ken Blanchard and Blanchard Institute to their 2017 Annual Network Conference. Ken gave a Keynote on Organizational Leadership and Inspiring the Next Generation. Blanchard Institute accompanied by care partner, Robert Brown, trained 82 members in Leading Change where chapter Board Members and Executive Directors learned how to lead successful organizational change efforts by understanding the different stages of concern and adjusting their leadership style to improve productivity and morale. Another 43 Executive Directors and Program Directors were trained in Building Trust where they learned how to build trust to increase engagement, creativity, and commitment in the workplace.

Blanchard Institute was also invited to train at First Tee’s Outstanding Leadership Summit for students and their Alumni Summit for former First Tee students. At the Outstanding Leadership Summit, Blanchard Institute trained 28 First Tee students aged 14 to 18 in Student Self-Leadership. Students learned how to goal set with SMART goals and the SLII™ Model through juggling. Blanchard Institute also trained 12 Alumni aged 18 to 29 in DISC Personality where they learned about different types of personalities and their learning styles. Prior to the training all the Alumni took their own DISC personality assessment to better understand their own mindset and learned how they can best work with each mindset.

CSRM Annual Member Meeting

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Update on CSRM Partnership- 2017 CSRM Annual Member Meeting

RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA (November 6, 2017) – Blanchard Institute attended CSRM’s Annual Member Meeting for the second time in a row this November. Blanchard Institute’s booth demonstrated to members the importance of resiliency through a game of “Resilience Pong”, winners walked away with a Ken Blanchard book. Currently CSRM and Blanchard Institute are in the middle of Year 2 of a 3-Year Pilot program with 2 of their Districts, Hesperia Unified School District and Victor Elementary School District. Blanchard Institute has surveyed 20,000 students each year, trained 160 Principals and over 230 Teachers from Hesperia and Victor Elementary in the past 2 years.