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Saturday May 9, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM PDT
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                          450 Poplar Avenue
                         Millbrae, CA  94030

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Saturday May 9, 2015 • 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

The Eight Function-Attitudes

AM: Improving Problem Solving Skills

PM: An Approach to Constructive Feedback

 Presented By 

Bob McAlpine (ISTJ)

AM Event: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. • Members:  Free • Guests:  $35
PM Event:  1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. • Members: $15 • Guests $25

 NOTE:  Members may bring first-time guests at no charge (AM event)

Join us from 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and networking.


In the morning, Bob will help us recognize each of the eight functions in the problem solving process. We use all eight functions – to varying degrees – but we are often not aware of these processes in action.  We will gain an appreciation for using all eight functions and recognizing the functions as we use them. Bob will use handouts which demonstrate first-hand perspectives from people of different types. We will learn about the role that each function plays in the process, while engaging in interactive group discussions.

In the afternoon, Bob will move on to helping us explore what is essential for effective feedback. Have you ever been aware of receiving ineffective or confusing feedback? We will discover how using the eight functions can help make performance feedback more effective. How often do you struggle to give constructive feedback? We often use functions that we naturally prefer when giving feedback. Bob will help us explore and learn how to use our non-preferred functions to more effectively give feedback. 

 Bob McAlpine, ISTJ, has 25 years of leadership experience as an U.S. Army officer, with the last five years being responsible for the leadership and development program for junior officers at the Combined Arms and Services Staff School. Since retiring from U.S. Army leadership in 1992, Bob has worked at Type Resources as a Trainer, Vice President, and President. Bob's leadership and extraordinary classroom skills draw on over two decades of experience as a career military officer, the U.S. Army's Organizational Leadership and TQM Programs for Executives, experience as a DDI Certified Master Assessor, and graduate research on the MBTIŽ and Situational Leadership. He has designed and managed leadership assessment and development programs for hundreds of army officers, and he has qualified hundreds of clients on the MBTIŽ at Type Resources. Bob has a Masters in Management from Webster University.  


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