Topic: What Motivates Me?
Facilitators: Paul McMurray and David McMurray
Program Details: After four years of research and interviews with more than 850,000 people, Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton present their newest book and breakthrough online assessment that scientifically answers the question for each person: What Motivates Me? Gostick and Elton found the key difference between those who are happiest and most energized at work is whether or not their work aligns with what motivates them. Yes, there are individuals among us who are passionate about what they do, who are energized when Monday comes. What’s their secret? They have taken control of their careers. In What Motivates Me, the New York Times bestselling authors of The Carrot Principle and All In offer an extensively tested method to identify your unique blend of core motivators and then help you align more of your work with what drives you. Life is short. Love your work.
Facilitators: Paul McMurray is a consultant, trainer and professional speaker focusing in theories of leadership, management, and communications. He addresses the critical issues organizations face as they adapt to the changes required in today’s global marketplace. Paul has worked with employees at all levels in the following industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Telecommunications, Agriculture, Automobile, Federal Government, Military, Mining, Financial Services and Not-for-Profit Associations, working with employees at all levels.
In 2004, he founded Insight Management Consulting, a firm specializing in corporate change initiatives that help organizations and individuals make the needed adjustments to be successful.
Paul is working on his Ph.D. in Business Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where he also serves on their adjunct staff. Additionally, he studied and taught economics while in the Ph.D. program at Penn State University, and also taught at Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY.
He spent seven years working for Rochester Telephone in many position including corporate economist and forecaster, rate case expert and positions in business research and marketing.
He served as founding committee chairman of RICA’s (Rural Independents Competitive Alliance) marketing committee and served three years.
In 1993, Paul began an 11-year career with telecommunications consulting firm JSI. While at JSI, Paul directed the Management Services Department, focusing on all management and leadership initiatives with its clients.
Paul has actively worked with more than 100 clients based all over the world, including some Fortune 50 companies, in areas such as organizational assessments, strategic and business planning, communications and development of new business lines.
He has coached executives, both as individuals and teams, to help them overcome obstacles and find greater success in their work performance and personal lives.
Paul is a member of the National Speakers Association and regularly delivers speeches on leadership and communication topics.
Paul holds two undergraduate degrees in English and Economics, and a minor in Mandarin Chinese. He holds an MA in Economics from University of Utah. He also has a Certificate in Executive Coaching from Georgetown University’s Center of Professional Development.
Program Description: Fall
- 6:00 - 6:30 | Networking
- 6:30 - 8:00 | Program
Johns Hopkins University -- Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia, MD 21046