Three Tips to Make Feedback Successful

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October 6, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 7:30 am EDT - Virtual Event

Event Date & Time:

Date: October 6, 2020
Time: 4:00-4:30am Pacific Time / 7:00-7:30am Eastern Time

Please note: These virtual sessions will be recorded and saved for participants who are unable to attend these scheduled events. A link to this recording will be provided so that participants can view/listen to the recording at a time that works best for them.

Event Description:

Whether you are a conflict avoider or pride yourself in not being afraid of confrontation, you will find this 30-minute, free webinar of value. Research shows only 30% of feedback actually results in effective change. Join us and hear how Pixar acts on 100% of feedback, resulting in some of the most well-loved characters and box office successes in entertainment. We’ll share their novel approach for giving and receiving feedback and you’ll leave with 3 tips that can make your feedback efforts more successful.

Designed For:

Leaders and managers in all fields of work.

Method of Delivery:

This live event will be delivered and recorded using Zoom. You can participate in this live event using any device: computer, tablet, or mobile. Please participate using the dial-in method you feel most comfortable with. You can find the virtual log-in information below:

Meeting ID: 931 8159 6501 / Password: 456149
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One tap mobile: +13126266799,,93181596501#,,,,,,0#,,456149# US (Chicago) OR +13017158592,,93181596501#,,,,,,0#,,456149# US (Germantown)

If you have any questions about this event or have difficulty connecting in Zoom, please contact Cheri Torres at

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AI Practitioners

Cheri Torres, Ph.D. As Lead Catalyst, Cheri partners with people to catalyze positive change in workplaces and communities. The two simple practices she introduces give leaders and teams the power to strengthen relationships, expand possibilities, and increase productivity and engagement through everyday conversation. These practices are grounded in neuroscience, positive psychology, and Appreciative Inquiry, one of the most widely used approaches for systems change. She’s worked with thousands of leaders and teams around the world to support high performance, engagement, and organizational success.

She’s written numerous books and articles; her most recent book is a Berrett Koehler bestseller, Conversations Worth Having: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement. She’s been featured in leading media sources including Fast Company, Forbes, HR Magazine, SmartBrief, Training Industry, and Training Magazine. Her keynote presentations reach a broad range of people, including HR Directors (e.g., HRDSummit UK), organization development practitioners (e.g., OD Network), women leaders (e.g., WomanUp), youth prevention specialists (e.g., MTC-Europe), educators (e.g., the Danish Learning Festival), and individual social profit organizations and corporations. A perpetual learner, she’s accumulated a Ph.D. in Collaborative Learning, an MBA., Masters in Transpersonal Psychology, and Level II certification in Spiral Dynamics Integral.

Toni Racco Benner partners with individuals and organizations to significantly up their engagement, learning, teaming, coaching, leadership and performance. Her experiential training and coaching programs spark, inspire, motivate and empower. She also teaches Lean and Leadership courses with the University of Michigan COE Division of Nexus.

Clients have shared that “Toni’s approach was an introduction into a new world of how to communicate to get engagement that will lead to results.” and “She has a great way to combine classroom learning with self-learning. I not only learned lean processes, but I also learned a lot about becoming a better leader and become a better me. I truly appreciate her!”

As a lifelong learner, Toni is currently a doctoral student in the Organizational Development and Change program at Bowling Green State University. She has earned her Master of Science in Positive Organization Development & Change at Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University and her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Youngstown State University.


Melissa Robaina – Center for Appreciative Inquiry
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