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Rules of Engagement

  • 10 Apr 2015
  • 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • 15950 Dallas Parkway-Building Two, First Floor Training Center, Dallas, TX 75248
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  • Free for Members and Non-Members.

Dallas ATD Lunch & Learn SIG

Hosted by Mary Anne (Wihbey) Davis

Rules of Engagement

Friday, April 10, 2015
Facilitator: Barb Ashbaugh

Employee satisfaction and employee engagement surveys are conducted in workplaces throughout the country. However, in companies throughout the country, the problems with disengagement don’t seem to get resolved and improvement is nominal. So, is the problem with the survey design? Or, do the problems lie with the survey roll-out, data collection or interpretation of the data? Does the company culture know how to channel higher levels of performance?

Join Barbara Ashbaugh, CPLP, and learn the rules of engagement. How do you get your return on investment from a survey? Gallup, a leading survey provider says, an engaged workforce renders the following ROI:

* 37% lower absenteeism
* 25% lower turnover (in high-turnover organizations)
* 65% lower turnover (in low-turnover organizations)
* 28% less shrinkage
* 48% fewer safety incidents
* 41% fewer patient safety incidents
* 41% fewer quality incidents (defects)
* 10% higher customer metrics
* 21% higher productivity
* 22% higher profitability

Come and gain a perspective by learning what is important to measure, and how to engage the workforce by bridging the relationship between a pleasurable workplace and a profit-making enterprise.

About Our Facilitator:

Barbara Ashbaugh, CPLP, has been a member of the Dallas ATD Chapter for 20 years. She serves the Chapter by facilitating the Study Groups for the CPLP candidates.

She is the CEO of The Pleasure of Your Company™. At The Pleasure of Your Company™ engagement is born by the actions and behaviors required to create and sustain a culture of discipline, accountability and pleasure. Success, in part, means the organization makes a cultural transformation to become known as a great place to work. A great place to work is where people experience "the pleasure of the company," and where the workforce is fully engaged.

The Pleasure of Your Company™ serves companies large and small, throughout the country and has been engaging clients since 1994.

Bring your own ideas, challenges and favorite debriefing techniques/questions and join in the discussion!

If you are willing to share, bring at least one set of instructions and we’ll get a copy to all of the attendees.

Our motto: Learn, Share and Grow! This will be a great session!

Location: Peak Performance Solutions

15950 Dallas Parkway - Building Two 
First Floor Training Center
Dallas, TX  75248
Front desk: 972.361.8001

This is a glass building just South of Keller Springs Road on the East side of North Dallas Tollway.

Meeting space generously donated by Mary Anne (Wihbey) Davis of Peak Performance Solutions. www.PeakPerformanceSolutions.com

*Feel free to arrive at 11:30am to network and get settled prior to the meeting start.

Bring your own lunch or visit the Deli in the building if you want to pick up a lunch.

All members of Dallas ATD are welcome to attend any SIG any time. All non-members please feel free to join us for up to 2 sessions at a SIG. After 2 sessions, to provide ongoing chapter support to the SIG, you will be expected to join Dallas ASTD by paying the annual dues of $115. 

Questions? Contact 972.233.9107 ext. 224 or email info@tddallas.org.

Why do you want to attend the January Lunch & Learn SIG meeting?


Because…  You will learn principles that work from the best-selling book, Five Dysfunctions of a Team.

Because… A cohesive team will:

  • ·         Make better, faster decisions as people are aligned and on-board
  • ·         Leverage the skills, talents and opinions of all team members
  • ·         Ensure conflict becomes productive and healthy versus draining and damaging
  • ·         Focus on the results versus self-interest and politics
  • ·         Create a competitive advantage and sets your organization apart
  • ·         Eventually become “A Best Place to Work”


Join us for this interactive, engaging SIG where we will explore the behaviors that create a high performing team, give you practices to bring to your own organization and insight as to why this concept has been embraced and widely accepted around the world. 


About the speaker:

Mary Anne (Wihbey) Davis, founder of Peak Performance Solutions, has been an active member of ATD for many years. She has served on the board and has clients in every industry. Mary Anne and her husband, Roy Davis, are on the front line of bringing relevant programs, tools and products to their clients around the U.S., Mexico and Canada. They are proud to say four Texas clients have been voted best place to work!


14070 Proton Rd. - Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75244

Email: info@tddallas.org

Phone: 972-233-9107 ex. 224

Fax: 972-490-4219

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