Special Guest Kristi Conlon Talks About Growing in Leadership on Seeds of Insights

Today, Brent, Michelle, and Bill talk with Kristi Conlon about the challenges of being an executive leader in the L&D space on Seeds of Insights.  Kristi is a Director of Global Learning and Development for ASM, responsible for strategic design, evaluation and improvement of all programs and processes that facilitate professional and technical development, as well as the continuous learning of employees across the global ASM organization.

Show topics:

  • Introduction & Announcements
  • Kristi’s leadership background
  • What Kristi learned in her 1st year
  • Tips for other potential L&D Directors
  • Leading and engaging employees and audience
  • Developing for leaders and investing in L&D
  • Supporting your team with what they need
  • Defining the leadership capability to focus and build
  • Leading with authenticity
  • Coaching support for leaders
  • Staying connected with other leaders in the business
  • Maintaining leadership capacity
  • Becoming a culture change agent
  • Women’s Initiative at ASM
  • Final announcements

Links in the chat:

 Conference – https://tldc19.com/

Slack channel – http://bit.ly/2jMKreV

Special Guest Elliot Garbus Talks Leadership on Seeds of Insights

Today, Brent Schlenker and Michelle Fanfarillo reminisce about their time at Intel with Elliot Garbus and talk leadership development. Elliot is an advisor on strategy, management, and marketing for technology companies. Here are his current affiliations:

AEye, Inc. Member of the Board of Advisors. AEye develops advanced vision hardware, software and algorithms that act as the eyes and visual cortex of autonomous vehicles. https://aeye.ai/

Orbotech, Member of the Board of Advisors. Orbotech is a leading global supplier of equipment and solutions for the manufacture of electronics products. https://www.orbotech.com/

Motion Warriors, Member of the Board of Advisors. Motion Warriors is an early stage startup that has developed a breakthrough camera motion control system targeting film makers. https://motion-warriors.com/

Brightskies Technology, Member of the Board of Advisors. Brightskies in an engineering services firm specializing in functional safety for automotive application, and high performance computing.

Public Speaker: Having had a front seat on the initial stages of the commercialization of autonomous vehicles, I present on the technology and the disruptive business models that will accompany the arrival of fully autonomous vehicles.

Discussion outline:

  • Introduction – Michelle talks about how she and Elliot met
  • Sharing stories from back at Intel
  • Talking about past & current climate of Learning and Development, relevancy of ISD
  • Elliot rejoins the chat, talks about getting into speaking gigs
  • Discussing Elliot’s leadership history, letting go and lessons learned
  • Talking about transitioning into a new role and industry
  • Getting your message/vision to the people
  • Managing huge changes, leading by asking questions, and celebrating endings for the team to move on
  • TLDC conference plug
  • Sharing leadership philosophy, mindset in Automotive industry
  • How feedback on direction varied by culture, communication styles, working with that dialog
  • Dealing with feedback as an effective leader
  • Valuing dotted line support staff, 5 Dysfunctions of a Team
  • Seeds of Insight on break: Dec. 18th – Jan 1st

Links in the chat:

The Leadership Pipeline

The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

Link to recording: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/elliot120418