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Mark Your Calendars

  • Friday, February 16th
    The Dog’s English: Understanding your Unique Vantage Point featuring Erika Burnett
  • Friday April 20th
    Moments that Matter featuring Betsy Oleksa

Leadership Learning Series brings free seminars on topics to educate and inform program participants who may be from within our organization or the community at large.  From ROI and process improvement to trend spotting and relationship building, the series offers something for all business leaders.

Past speakers and topics include: John Levesque –Mentoring in a Digital World; Donna Griggs – Change Nirvana; Jennifer Way – Unleash the Power of Your Value; John Boyens – Building Your Personal Brand;  David Hutchens – Telling Stories, Making Meaning; and Joanne Eckton – Build a Great Team, Achieve Outstanding Results; Megan Brantley – Staying Socially Smart: Save Time, Maximize Resources; and Anna-Vija McClain – Networking that Works.

The Dog’s English:  Understanding Your Unique Vantage Point

FREE Workshop 

Left brain right brain, Myers-Briggs, DiSC. Whether you are conflict averse, an extroverted introvert, INTJ or an assertive communicator, life is essentially one big game of fetch!

Explore your unique wiring in relation to the variety of shapes, sizes and colors surrounding us daily at work and play. Learn how to recognize and leverage your innate communication & behavioral assets and manage your blind spots in order to more effectively achieve collective goals and deeper impact!

 Friday, February 16th

7:30 – 8 a.m. Registration & Networking (continental breakfast provided)

8 – 9 a.m. Presentation

Piedmont Natural Gas (83 Century Blvd, Nashville 37214)


Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, this event is FREE to the public.
Pre-registration is required due to limited seating.

About the Presenter

Erika R. Burnett is the founder and principal trainer for The Burnett Group, LLC whose mission is to inspire professionals, deepen impact, and challenge the status quo of service delivery in Middle TN and surrounding areas. She enjoys serving as a master trainer, consultant, and facilitator across a variety of topic including volunteer management and engagement, youth development, team building, leadership exploration, and generational differences. Most recently, Erika leveraged her capacity as the Affiliate Director for Communities in Schools of TN at Nashville (CISTN) supporting a team of direct service providers working to eliminate barriers for our most vulnerable scholars within Metro Nashville Public Schools. Prior to joining CISTN, Erika served as Senior Director of Programs with Hands On Nashville supporting volunteer engagement and nonprofit partnership program. Under her leadership, the curriculum-based youth and urban agriculture programs deepened skill, knowledge, and behavior outcomes of participants through service learning. Previously, Erika worked at the Oasis Center as a Youth Engagement Program Coordinator, overseeing a city-wide coalition for the reduction of youth violence and increased civic engagement of marginalized youth. Nationally, she has lent her expertise towards supporting community organizing programming for current and former teachers across the country with Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE). Erika received her B.A. in English Education from Tennessee State University and her M.Ed. in Community Development Action from Vanderbilt University. She is a proud AmeriCorps and Nashville Emerging Leader Alum who has been committed to Nashville’s nonprofit community for over 13 years. She enjoys facilitating restorative justice circles in Metro Nashville Public Schools and co-leads a ministry-based creative arts company.

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