Westminster Named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service
SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster College has been recently named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the seventh straight year by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Westminster students earned the federal government’s highest level of recognition for their commitment to service and civic engagement
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MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR, ROSE DEFA
People often list "inspirational" as a desirable quality for a leader. What role does inspiration play in a successful organization? All companies or endeavors began as an idea about something in the future. Inspirational leaders first envision the future and by "imagining the possibilities and finding common purpose" (Kouzes and Posner, 2007). They create not just a shared vision, but an inspiring vision that engages and motivates others to follow them toward that common future.
LEADERSHIP STORIES: INSPIRATION
You're Going To Be A Failure Until You're Not
This article gives an overview of the importance of inspiration and motivation in career success. Inspiration, despite being an abstract concept, motivates people in almost everything in life, including careers. "What is worth it for you that much? What means so much to you that you would continue to try knowing that you will most probably fail?
That’s measure of inspiration. That’s when you know that you’re unstoppable."
Ten Ways to Find Inspiration
Because work life can be overwhelming sometimes, staying positive and motivated during hectic periods can be very challenging. This article gives you 10 ways to find inspiration and keep going.
How to Stay Inspired at Work
On the same thought, this article brings some helpful insights on inspiration at work but from a different approach. A one-on-one interview with an editor from Fortune magazine shows us how she stays inspired with her job.
You Need More Than Just Inspiration to Spark Brilliant Ideas
Being inspired means being filled with motivation, ideas, and determination, but these are not enough. We need to turn our ideas and thoughts to concrete results to really get the satisfaction from working and again being inspired and motivated by the results.
THE POWER OF ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT FOR EXECUTIVE DECISION MAKERS
Westminster College Executive Education , in partnership with ERM Strategies, presents The Power of Enterprise Risk Management for Executive Decision Makers, featuring Kristina Narvaez.
This is a special one-day workshop addressing the increasing interest in Enterprise Risk Management. Interspersed among the instruction, participants will work in teams to identify and prioritize risks and explore risk-mitigating strategies. The cases allow immediate practice with the tools and techniques covered in the workshop.
- Use and apply tools to identify risks both within and outside your organization.
- Assess the financial impact of specific risks to your organization.
- Analyze the internal and external threats and opportunities to your organization and discover their root causes.
- Create risk reports for various stakeholders in your organization.
- Measure the effectiveness of your organization's risk evaluation process.
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 9 am to 4 pm
Location: Westminster College
Registration: $195 per person (lunch included)
***For more information contact: Rose Defa, Westminster College, (801)-832-3422, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP INSTRUCTOR
KRISTINA NARVAEZ, MBA
Kristina Narvaez graduated from the University of Utah in Environmental Risk Management and received her MBA from Westminster College. She started her career as a commercial insurance agent and then worked in the risk management departments of both UTA and Zion's Bancorporation. She is the owner of ERM Strategies, LLC.
She is a two time Spencer Education Graduate Scholar from the Risk and Insurance Management Society. She has authored the book Success Stories: Public Entities Adopt ERM Best Practices. She is working on her second book with John Fraser and Dr. Betty Simkins on Enterprise Risk Management Case Studies for Executives, Risk Practitioners, and Educators. Kristina has also authored 17 articles on topics of Enterprise Risk Management and Board Risk Governance in various risk management magazines and is a contributing author for CFO.com.
Kristina Narvaez, MBA
President & CEO
ERM Strategies, LLC