Motivation Through Tough Times

March 24, 2021
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Motivation Through Tough Times

There is a lot that is going on in the world at this time - pandemic, protests, politics…. and then there is work, family, friends and community. All of these areas are impacted by these changing conditions and yet we are still expected to remain motivated to deliver on all fronts! In this session, we will define motivation, its importance at work, and how it is impacted by these current and ever-changing conditions.  Next, some tips to will be shared to consider immediately implementing to help us to maintain motivation to move through these tough times.  

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will learn:

  1. The definition of motivation.
  2. The impact of current events on motivation – professionally and personally.
  3. How change presents a challenge for people – professionally and personally.
  4. Tips that each person can consider implementing that can help us to stay motivated to continue through the current, changing conditions in the world.

An experienced, energetic, Six Sigma Green Belt--‐certified facilitator, Judy Rowe is the principal of JA Rowe Consulting, LLC, a company who has a goal of helping individuals, teams and organizations build workplaces that are diverse, equitable, inclusive and healthy. Judy’s coaching, facilitation skills and strong track record have helped her build a substantial client base.

The cornerstone of her work is simple: We are all “learners for life,” with much to teach one another through open, respectful dialogue about our perspectives and life experiences. That ethos --‐--‐ respect, education and inclusion – has always been the blueprint for Judy’s work in coaching, facilitation and training throughout her career.

During her 27--‐year career with Corning Incorporated, a fortune 500 company, her positions included product engineering, sales, customer service and product management. She had several high--‐profile assignments, including a two--‐year assignment to help design and execute a five--‐day supervisory training course for all levels of Corning leadership. She also held membership and leadership positions in employee resource groups, mainly the Society of Black Professionals and the Black Women’s Forum. She has facilitated more than 30 leadership and training sessions for both organizations as well as other employee resource groups at Corning.

A resident of upstate New York, Judy earned dual undergraduate degrees in civil and industrial engineering from the University of Tennessee--‐Chattanooga, and a master’s degree from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She is also certified as a Six--‐Sigma Green Belt, as well as StandOutTM and People SkillsTM trainer. She serves as Chairperson of the Community Foundation of Elmira, Corning and the Finger Lakes Board of Trustees.

More detailed information about Judy and her company, JARowe Consulting, LLC, can be found at


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