November Dinner Meeting

November 13, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Maggiano’s Little Italy - Tysons Galleria
2001 International Drive
McLean, VA 22102
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Please join us for a dinner meeting on "Leading With Truth & Grace: 2 Powerful Communication Frameworks To Resolve Conflict At Work" with speaker Christine Springer, Certified Martha Beck Coach and Certified EverythingDiSC provider.

Learning Objectives and Program Content:

  • Why the traditional “sandwich” feedback approach is ineffective.
  • A common reason leaders struggle to give critical feedback.
  • What phrases to use and which ones to avoid when working to resolve conflict.
  • How to be honest without being mean.


Program Level: Basic

Field of Study: Personal Development

Program Prerequisites/Advance Preparation: None

Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live

CPE: 1 credit hour


Christine Springer is a leading expert helping businesses to create and maintain a best place to work culture that optimizes leadership and team performance, yielding bottom line results. Before taking the leap into entrepreneurship, Christine spent 14 years as a physical therapist, with the last 7 of those years as the Director of Physical Therapy for a large outpatient orthopedic clinic in Austin, TX. Her experiences at the clinic formed the foundation of her expertise on how stress and mindset influence leadership and decision-making.

Since 2014, Christine has worked with over 130 business leaders and teams from over 21 different industries to help them learn the tools that make them more effective at work. Clients praise her ability to offer simple, effective suggestions that deliver concrete results.

Christine is especially skilled helping C-Suite leaders to resolve conflict and performance issues, coaching high potential leaders to prepare them for executive roles, and creating a culture of trust and team accountability where high performance is the norm.

Christine received a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a Certified Martha Beck Coach. She is also a Certified EverythingDiSC provider.

Dinner menu:

Appetizer: Bruschetta
Salad  1: Caesar
Salad 2: Maggiano’s
Pasta 1: Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce
Pasta 2: Four-Cheese Ravioli
Entrée: Chicken Parmesan
Dessert:  Vera’s Lemon Cookies



Administrative Policies: Contact the Meetings Chair, Shannon Kuehn (, with any questions, complaints, or special dietary requirements. All sales are final. Refunds must be requested by the RSVP date for an event in writing or by email. Credits may be issued to be used for future event registrations.

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$45.00 Member Ticket
$65.00 after 11:59 pm November 8

$55.00 Guest Ticket
$75.00 after 11:59 pm November 8

$40.00 Student Ticket
$60.00 after 11:59 pm November 8