Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Chattahoochee Valley Main Library 
3000 Macon Road
Columbus, GA 31906

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Project Management Institute: Columbus Georgia Chapter 

PMI Columbus GA Monthly Mtg ~ Filling the Gap - Creating an Engaging Workplace By Alison Mills-Long 

The PMI Columbus, GA Chapter invites you to participate in our upcoming monthly chapter meeting event.

PMI Talk

Mainstream communication, interpersonal skills, project/qualitymanagement and other popular training topics are helpful to a certain extent, yet generally are not the silver bullet that solves your biggest challenges.  So, what is missing?  When people are taught how their own thoughts, words and attitudes influence their work and relationships, the chances for positive results increase.  Our culture fixates on drama and negativity which subconsciously sabotages our efforts to be healthy, conscientious and productive individuals.  This conflicting scenario keeps us in a cycle of stress which follows us to work and back home each day.  Research from Harvard University found that the average U.S. worker's inability to sleep at night results in 11.3 days of lost productivity each year which equates to a financial impact of more than $60 billion annually.  By teaching employees how to manage their own energy, monitor their thoughts and words, and how to authentically engage with others, they learn how to manage stress, remain focused and foster cooperative interactions.

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Speaker Bio

Alison Mills-Long, PMP, CMQ/OE, RMT, CRVPM, TNLP

Alison has over 28 years' experience in the financial services industry in the areas of project, operations and vendor management. She earned her B.A. degree in Music from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia.  Alison is a Project Management Institute (PMI) certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) as well as an American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE).  She is also a Compliance Education Institute (CEI) Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager and National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists (NATH) Certified Transpersonal Neuro Linguistic Practitioner (TNLP).

Alison has been a member of PMI since 1995 and is a founding member of the PMI Columbus, GA Chapter which chartered in October 1996.   Alison is also a member of the American Society for Quality.  She is the developer and lead instructor for the Project Management Certificate Program offered through Columbus State University Continuing Education in addition to other offerings through CSU's Cunningham Center Leadership Institute in Columbus, GA.  Alison is also a contributing author for PMWorld 360 online journal.

Alison has volunteered for Columbus Hospice, Inc. for over 14 years and also provides Sound Therapy demonstrations as part of the Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Medical Center's Healing Notes program.  She also served on the Development Advisory Board for New Horizons Behavioral Health for 5 years.  Alison is also an approved Employee Assistance Program provider for Columbus Hospice of Georgia and Alabama.

Alison's additional certifications include; Life Coach, Reiki Master/Teacher, Tibetan Singing Bowl Practitioner, Tuning Fork Practitioner and Certified Therapeutic Sound Practitioner.  She is a member of the International Sound Therapy Association (ISTA) and Sound Healers Association.  In addition to project management, Alison's classes include sound therapy, meditation, the power of thoughts and words and other self-improvement topics.  She has provided presentations on these subjects to numerous civic and healthcare organizations as well as sessions for the annual CRHS Mind, Body & Spirit Retreats, John B. Amos Cancer Center, Kiwanis and the Columbus Holistic Expo.

Event Details:

Time: Networking starts at 11:30 AM to Noon; PM Talk from Noon to 1:00 PM

Cost: Free for PMI Columbus Chapter Members and Non PMI Columbus Chapter Members. Snacks included.

Registration deadline is Tuesday, March 12th.