Saturday 7 September At the Arcedium Coffeehouse The Government Mountain is September 1-3 PM Jennifer McMahon, SPHR Jennifer McMahon has been interested in local government since her first job at the Village of Flossmoor at age 16. Her desire to serve in local government led to her earning a BA in Urban Studies from DePaul University and a Master’s in Urban Planning & Policy from UIC. Jennifer has worked in five different communities as well as at the federal level and for a
On this day 99 years ago it was ratified throughout our nation that women had the right to vote. It became the “Law of the Land.” No longer could women be forced to sit by and watch men only exercise their rights. I was recently asked to write a story for a book that is concerning the challenges of being a woman in ministry. Though the challenges can appear subtle and overlooked because of familiarity, they still exist and are often “not so subtle.” The stories I’ve heard fro
Greetings from the KBA Team! Here is the link to the recordings from previous Coaching Calls: This Week's Coaching Call Dial in to this week's call Tomorrow night with Joy Van Patten . Joy Van Patten is a dynamic change agent who is passionate about unleashing untapped potential in organizations, teams and individuals. Joy has spent 30 years in the field of Organization Development, holding executive positions at award-winning Divisions Maintenance Group and Anthem BCBS, as
Participating in a pretty intense professional development workshop over last two days. Had epiphany as I was writing on the topic of “finding your purpose”: if you don’t know your divine purpose, a counterfeit will rise up to rob you of your destiny. It will suck the life out of you but will have a semblance of “calling” and seem right. This counterfeit will keep you in a rut and will not produce lasting fruit.
For me, I saw in the past where my calling to “unleash people’s