Leadership Book Club -
The focus of this session will be How to Change Things When Change is Hard
Here is a proposed reading schedule to keep you on track:
Week 1: Introduction and Direct the Rider – Chapters 1 – 4
Week 2: Motivate the Elephant – Chapters 5 – 7
Week 3: Shape the Path – Chapters 8 – 10
Week 4: Chapter 11 through end of book
Week 5: Open
Week 6: Open
Book can be purchased at most book stores or on amazon at this link.
If anyone wants to comment or has questions prior to the meeting, please come to the forum via ISAWWA website - https://isawwa.site-ym.com/forums_engagement/Posts.aspx?topic=1330364 . You can find the forum by logging in to the isawwa.org website, select Quicklinks, Forums. (You may need to move your mouse down to show the links)
So find your favorite reading chair and join us as we take business knowledge and convert it into real life experience. For more information on upcoming titles or how to participate...
This Leadership Book Club will be facilitated by Colton Janes. Colton Janes is the Director of Operations for Aqua Illinois, a private water and wastewater utility overseeing 73,000 customers in 13 counties in the state. Aqua Illinois is part of a national company of Aqua America operating in eight states.
As a manager of 100 employees, Colt believes in a hands-on, team-oriented approach, working directly with operators to improve standard operating procedures and to optimize existing systems to meet company goals. He enjoys exploring new and innovative management practices and is an avid reader.
Colt received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and is a licensed professional engineer. He is also certified as a Class 1 Wastewater Operator and a Class A Water Operator. Colt has worked on all sides of the water and wastewater industry, consultant, municipal engineer, contract operator and private utility. He lives in Manteno, Illinois, where he and his wife, Jecca, are learning to survive on no sleep with their three-month-old son, Rowan.
Join this one hour online moderated conversation. Register in advance. This is a members only no charge event. The audio portion only will be recorded for playback.
On the day of the event:
For screen sharing: http://isawwa.adobeconnect.com/leadershipbc/
For the audio portion: Please dial 530-881-1212 meeting 868-782-442
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