Connext Lunch & Learn: The Top Ten Ways to Show Up, Manage Up, and Move Up Without Cracking Up
Join Connext: Emerging Nonprofit Leaders for a Lunch & Learn on the topic of managing up. Enjoy this professional development and networking opportunity over a casual lunch with fellow nonprofit professionals.
Young professionals are often eager to move their careers forward. It can be hard to balance job responsibilities and stay motivated while supporting a boss’s goals. In this Connext Lunch & Learn, Kelly Byrnes will share how young professionals can:
- Show up to learn, contribute, and build your reputation for excellence
- Manage up to support your boss’s goals and help them succeed
- Move up to accomplish your own goals
We’ll cover all of those, along with how to balance them without getting too stressed out or cracking under the pressure.
Kelly Byrnes is President/CEO of Voyage Consulting Group (VCG), a management consulting firm Boards, founders, and executives rely on to help them tackle issues jeopardizing revenue, retention, and reputation. Kelly has spent her career in operations, marketing, strategic planning, and Human Resources for large and mid-sized professional services and technical companies. She brings her diverse business background to VCG’s leadership development and company culture oversight practices. Kelly is an adjunct professor and executive coach for the MBA and EMBA programs of Rockhurst University, a contributor to Forbes.com, and the author of three books. Kelly’s volunteer activities center around children, education, women, her church, and dogs.
Parking Instructions:Nonprofit Connect is located in the KCPT building under the big red tower. Please park in one of the two lots directly north and across 31st Street from the station, leaving the main lot for KCPT staff and visitors with disabilities. Do not park in spaces marked AKC in the west side of the lot. Use caution when crossing the street.
A Connext Program
Connext (formerly YNPNkc) provides learning and networking opportunities for the next generation of nonprofit leaders. We welcome people of all ages and professions, although most of our members are in their 20s and 30s and working in the nonprofit sector.