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Webinar: Applying the Seven Habits During a Pandemic

Wednesday, June 10, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Anna Wrisky
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Larry Center, Assistant Dean for CLE at Georgetown Law for 32 years and a former ACLEA president, has been a licensed Franklin Covey facilitator for 25 years. He has taught “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” as a full-day ACLEA seminar and at ACLEA annual meetings. Now Larry returns to show us how to apply these critical habits as we cope with this unprecedented pandemic. Larry will  review the essential elements of each habit and illustrate how we can all utilize them to address the uncertainty, stress and work challenges we are all facing during this strange time in our lives.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn to address the pandemic-induced challenges proactively rather than react to your daily feelings or circumstances.
  2. Grasp the difference between your “Circle of Concern” and your “Circle of Influence” and understand how this realization can help you be more productive now.
  3. Develop strategies for creating weekly goals and focusing on what’s important during this different time.
  4. Understand why active listening is even more important now than ever before and how it can produce greater collaboration among remote team members.
  5. Make a commitment to create daily routines that facilitate your mental, physical, spiritual and relational health.

Presenter Bio

Mr. Larry Center
Center Leadership Coaching, LLC

Lawrence Center is a leadership coach certified as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF).  His coaching focuses on the legal profession - law firms of all sizes, law schools, corporate legal departments and government agencies.  

Larry is a 1974 graduate of Georgetown Law Center.  After a career practicing law, Larry entered the legal education field, first working for Antioch School of Law in Washington, DC and then for the Institute for Paralegal Training in Philadelphia.  In 1985, Larry returned to the Law Center to run the Department of Continuing Legal Education (CLE).  During his 32 years in that role, Larry, with the support of a wonderful team, helped build Georgetown CLE into one of the most respected CLE programs in the country.  A former president of ACLEA and Chair of the Section on CLE for the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Larry was able to exert leadership influence throughout his profession.  As a  licensed facilitator for Franklin Covey, he has been facilitating the program, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” for 25 years.  Larry has facilitated this course for hundreds of people from all aspects of the education and legal professions.

After Larry graduated from the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Certificate Program and gained accreditation from the ICF, Law Center Dean Bill Treanor asked him to offer coaching to Law Center senior staff and deans.  For two years prior to his retirement, Larry coached dozens of people at the Law Center.  When he retired from CLE, Larry opened Center Leadership Coaching, LLC and now coaches in person and by Zoom and speaks on leadership at conferences across the country.