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"Who Moved My Cheese" Workshop Offered by Florida Institute of Government

FORT MYERS, FL - Supervisors and employees from both the private and public sectors are invited to attend a half-day course “Who Moved My Cheese?” presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University as part of the its Workforce Development Series from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29. The course will be held at the Center for Professional Development at Edison Community College.

Based on the number one best-selling book by Dr. Spencer Johnson, “Who Moved My Cheese?” the workshop teaches participants how to deal with and help employees cope with change.


     How to save time by planning ahead

     Reduce resistance to change

     Give people an enjoyable way to thrive in times of personal and professional change

Barbara Rudnicki is instructor for the program. She is a professional trainer, keynote speaker, workshop leader and author whose presentations are hard-hitting, down-to-earth and designed to help people succeed in business and in life. During her 26-year career at IBM, she held both technical and management positions. She relocated to Naples in 1991 and published her first book, Pack Your Own Parachute: The Three Secrets to Being Successful No Matter Who You Work For. Currently, she is completing her second book.

The central purpose of the Institute is to help promote superior performance in government and nonprofit organizations through quality training, consulting and technical assistance. As an accredited comprehensive public university, FGCU addresses the higher educational needs of Southwest Florida and provides a learning-centered environment that offers high quality educational opportunities, such as administratively hosting the Institute.

For more information, contact Institute director Joanne Hartke at (941) 590-7815. Registration for the workshop is $59.

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