As a lab manager, part of your job is staff development—getting
members of your team to take on more responsibility and eventually
become managers themselves. But if you were never taught how to
develop employees—and many managers weren’t—you’re
probably wondering where to begin.
wonder no more. Because a new audio conference from THE DARK REPORT
and DARK DAILY will provide you with the tools you need to understand
the principles of coaching and get a program started in your lab.
And if you’re already coaching your staff, our panel of
experts will help you hone your skills and improve your effectiveness.
baby-boomers retire, they’re leaving holes in your management
structure that you’ll need to fill with qualified people.
You could bring in new managers from outside the lab, but it’s
easier (and cheaper) to promote from within. As lab manager, your
job is to make sure you have staff members ready to step up when
to attend “Lab Managers: How to Become A Better Coach and
Create a More Productive Working Environment,” and you’ll
get practical tips and techniques to help you improve your coaching
skills, plus coaching models you can start using in your lab as
soon as the conference is over. You’ll also get details
of several case studies that will provide real-world solutions
to some of your more challenging coaching situations.
as two coaching and staff-development experts provide several
simple and highly effective strategies for improving productivity
and boosting morale. Then put your new and improved coaching skills
to work in your lab.
how much more productivity can you expect? Each lab is different,
but some studies put the return on investment (ROI) from coaching
programs at a whopping 529%! We’ll even show you how to
measure the effectiveness of your own lab’s coaching program.
you’re a manager, director, or supervisor for a lab team,
or an executive or administrator responsible for the profitability
of your organization, be sure to grab a “seat” for
this new audio conference, “Lab Managers: How to Become
A Better Coach and Create a More Productive Working Environment”
and find out how to increase productivity in your lab.
THE DARK REPORT AUDIO CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE
July 16, 2009
TIME: 1 p.m. EDT; 12 p.m. CDT; 11 a.m. MDT; 10 a.m.
PLACE: Your telephone or speakerphone
COST: $245 per dial-in site (unlimited attendance
here or call 1-800-560-6363 toll-free
one low price—just $245—you
and your entire team can take part in this fast-paced, insightful
audio conference. Best of all, you’ll be able to connect
personally with either of the panelists when we open up the phone
lines for live Q&A.
Here’s just some of what you’ll learn during
this insightful 90-minute conference:
and techniques for managers untrained in the art of staff
coaching and development.
How to get reluctant staff members interested in moving into
tips for busy managers who say they don’t have time
and developing staff on a limited budget.
conversations you can have with employees to help
them understand what to expect.
to determine which staff members want to be coached and
which ones don’t—and the conversations you should
…and much more!
HOW TO REGISTER/ORDER:
2. Call toll free: 800-560-6363.
*Registrations accepted until Thursday,
July 16, 2009, noon EDT.
audio conference registration includes:
site license to attend the conference (invite as many people
as you can fit around your speakerphone at no extra charge)
Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from our speakers
full transcript emailed to you soon after the conference
opportunity to connect directly with our speaker during
the audience Q&A session
more information, call us toll-free at 800-560-6363.
M. Smith is Vice-President of Leadership Development
for Slone Partners. He also provides leadership training
and consulting for Titan Management University. He consults
with laboratories across the United States on ways to
enhance productivity and increase teamwork among the
workforce. Mr. Smith comes to Slone after almost 5 years
of successful HR and Operations experience at Carilion
Clinic where he was in charge of HR for the growing
Carilion Labs company. Mr. Smith previously oversaw
the HR departments in the community hospitals for Carilion
as well as the HR Consulting group. His areas of expertise
in HR include: organizational development, organizational
change, succession planning, executive coaching, team-building,
leadership development and recruiting. Recently, Mr.
Smith has given speeches for War College, G-2, CLMA
Thinklab, ASCLS and Kennedy Recruiting on such topics
as executive and leadership development, succession
planning, teambuilding, change management and strategic
recruiting. He will share best practices and solutions
that he has seen in the industry.
Hughey is Chief Executive Officer of APP-UniPath,
LLC. She has 35 years of progressive experience in the
administration of pathology. UniPath promotes 25 pathologists
and serves multiple Denver metropolitan hospitals, surgicenters,
and clinicians. In addition, APP-UniPath, LLC operates
an independent laboratory, including a centralized facility
and multiple satellites in associated hospitals. As
CEO of UniPath, Mr. Hughey has implemented business
development initiatives in cytology, histology, immunohistochemistry,
flow cytometry and molecular pathology. Throughout her
tenure at UniPath, she has grown its market with a focused
commitment to aligning professional and technical resources
with long-term strategic goals. Ms. Hughey accepts periodic
consulting engagements with other pathology groups and
hospitals and is a sought-after speaker at many national
pathology conferences. Previously, she held positions
within other pathology practice groups, hospital clinical
laboratories and a national anatomic pathology laboratory.
THE DARK REPORT is an approved provider by the American Association
for Clinical Chemistry (AACC). This program is approved for 1.5
ACCENT CEU credit hours. ACCENT credits are recognized by the
states of California and Florida for continuing education in clinical