Lalita NordquistSenior Director, HR
Lalita B. Nordquist is a graduate of Pepperdine University’s School of Law (Straus Institute); as well as Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology where she earned her Master’s Degrees in both Dispute Resolution and Psychology. She has 18+ years Human Resources experience including as a board-elected Vice President, Human Resources for TPx (formerly TelePacific Communication). Currently, she is Sr. Director, of Stamps.com, a publicly traded company in El Segundo, CA. Lalita and her teams have built several learning and development programs including SEEDS (Success through Education, Experiential Development, and Support), a development program targeted at emerging leadership. Aside from her corporate experience, Lalita consults for various companies across all facets of Human Resources while specializing in training. She has conducted StrengthsFinders training for Ergobaby; customer care training for JSL Technologies, and more. Her passion for development stems from her belief that each individual has the potential to professionally self-actualize by bringing their whole selves to work, constantly focusing on improvement, and beginning everything (each month, week, day, conversation) with the end result in mind.
Implementing a Gamification Strategy Into e-Learning That Results in Tangible ROI
During this interactive discussion, attendees will learn how implementing a gamification strategy into e-Learning can result in increased employee engagement and tangible ROI. Attendees will share leading practices on implementation, how to overcome early barriers to adoption and how to get the most value from this tool.
Led By: Pam Conyngham, Director, Learning & Development, Cardinal Health
Driving Culture at the Speed of Business: Lessons from Fast-Growing Companies
As learning leaders, chances are you already have a learning culture. However, the learning culture that exists within your organization may not be the learning culture you want and need. And while a culture of compliance and necessary training is important, today's CLOs must radically rethink their approach to building a learning culture that fits the need of fast moving business, is continuous and becomes part of people's everyday work. During this roundtable discussion attendees will hear how even the fastest growing companies are driving a culture of learning that becomes an everyday habit and valued by employees at all levels of the organization
Lalita Nordquist, Senior Director, Stamps.com
Internal Coaching Best Practices
Executive coaching has unique benefits and challenges. In this roundtable we will discuss how we approach executive coaching engagements, sharing what we see as best practices as well as pitfalls to avoid. Since executive coaching requires significant investment of time it it's done internally, or money is you bring in an external coach, managing the process effectively is critical.
Led By: Aloka Sands, Executive Director, Leadership & Organization Development, Sony Pictures Entertainment