Fast-paced overview of key topics that are critical to organizations in a time of disruptive change


These 60-minute live, virtual programs are free to all IMS members. Each provides a quick dive into key topics that are critical to organizations during a time of disruptive change. Packed with actionable learning strategies, participants will experience an interactive virtual program with an IMS thought leader and receive post-session support through microlearning lessons and a discussion board. A recording of each session is available to all registrants who are unable to attend on the day of the program.


The 7 People All Leaders Need in Their Life

April 04, 2023 with Dr. Richard Osibanjo
An inconvenient truth about leadership is that you may be living in a bubble without realizing it. This isolation is not intentional- it is a byproduct of the demands of the job. With time being the scarcest resource, leaders rely on their inner circle to filter and prioritize business needs that require their attention. The leader's lens of the business is the cumulation of inputs received from advisors.
Book by Dr. Richard Osibanjo

Anxiety at Work: Strategies to help teams build resilience, handle uncertainty, and get stuff done

May 02, 2023 with Chester Elton
Stress and anxiety are hurting the performance of the people in our care - especially younger employees. According to a 2019 study published in the Harvard Business Review, more than half the millennials and 75 percent of Gen Z reported they had quit a job for mental health reasons. Over 50 percent workers say that anxiety negatively affects their work performance. In today's volatile, fast-paced, and ever-changing global climate, organizatio...
Book by Chester Elton
Book by Chester Elton

The Success Factor: Developing the mindset and skill sets of high achievers

June 06, 2023 with Dr. Ruth Gotian
Nobody wakes up in the morning aiming to be average. Many people want to be successful but don't know how to do it. They have the potential but need a proven approach. Based on research and in-person interviews with astronauts, Nobel laureates, CEOs, and Olympic champions, Dr. Gotian outlines a proven approach that individuals aspiring to improve their performance can adopt to achieve success. High achievers share the same four attributes (in...
Book by Dr. Ruth Gotian


July 06, 2023 with Marc Effron
There's no shortage of advice out there on how to perform better, and better than others, at work. The problem is knowing which methods are scientifically proven to work - and exactly what to do to get the best results. In 8 Steps to High Performance, talent expert and bestselling author Marc Effron cuts through the noise with his signature "science-based simplicity" approach to identify what matters most and shows you how to optimally apply y...
Book by Marc Effron
Book by Marc Effron

Digital YOU: How to Build A Real Personal Brand in the Virtual World

August 03, 2023 with William Arruda
Welcome to the hybrid world of work where in-person and remote work connect. This new world requires that you master personal branding in both real and virtual environments. The question: How do you deliver a consistent and compelling brand in both in-person and remote interactions with the people you seek to influence? The key is to get clear on the real you, then focus on translating your unique promise of value for remote connections. To...
Book by William Arruda
Book by William Arruda

Stress Mastery: How to Use Stress for Success

September 07, 2023 with Dr. Heidi Hanna
Neuroscience research demonstrates that our brain and nervous system can adapt in both positive and negative ways to stress. It's not the stress itself that causes the problem, but our response to it, that creates the positive or negative impact in our lives. In this engaging program, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Heidi Hanna will teach you how to respond to stress with a challenge versus threat mindset. Learn how to transform stress into...
Book by Dr. Heidi Hanna
Book by Dr. Heidi Hanna

Inclusive Leadership: Empowering a Diverse Workforce

October 05, 2023 with Dr. Daisy Lovelace
To thrive in our global economy, diversity and inclusion must be central to your strategy as a leader. Research consistently shows us that inclusive leaders have a competitive advantage when it comes to bringing out the best in their teams. Inclusive teams are more innovative and demonstrate higher levels of team citizenship. There are bottom line benefits for any organization when inclusive leaders are at the helm, creating workplaces where emp...

Be The Leader That Creative (or Talented) People Need

November 21, 2023 with Todd Henry
When you make the transition from a frontline role to a leadership role, you need to make a major shift in how you think about work. Now you are no longer responsible for your own projects and career but also on how to equip and lead others. Even if you have built the "Ferrari" of teams! They're talented and driven and all the pieces seem to be in place. Still… you can't figure out why motivating and leading all of these talented people is ...
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