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January 14, 2019 - KC PMI Chapter Dinner Meeting

January 14, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Doubletree Hotel Overland Park
10100 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210-1462
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The Socratic Method is a staple in coaching conversations.  Coupled with a little social and emotional intelligence, the magic ingredient in relationships, conversations flow and become powerful vehicles for insight, critical thinking, and self-reflection.

Socratic Method as it applies to Project Management:

  • Applying the Socratic method forces the project manager and the project team to look more closely at their ideas, beliefs, and assumptions.
  • Socratic method allows the use of cooperative and argumentative dialogue to stimulate true critical thinking.
  • The Socratic method helps to reinforce organization’s values of transparency, collaboration and sharing. 



Throughout her career, Leslie Anderson has been an innovator and driver of positive organizational change through coaching, leadership development and team learning development.   

Leslie has an innate ability to engage, motivate, and empower individuals, enabling them to align to their values, uncover their authentic self and reach towards their highest potential.

Before launching Beta Aquarii Consulting, Leslie spent years with top brands known throughout their respective industries: Hermes of Paris, Burberry, Talbots, Hallmark, and EFL/CBIZ Talent & Compensation Solutions.

Leslie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Avila University with a Master of Science degree in Organizational Development (with an emphasis in Psychology & Coaching) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising & Business. She is certified in Harrison Assessments and Social & Emotional Intelligence Assessment is a certified International Coach Federation (ICF) trained coach with over 1500 hours of coaching experience.



5:00 - 6:00    Registration

5:15 - 6:00    Professional Networking

5:45 - 7:00    Buffet Dinner

6:00 - 6:20    Chapter President Address 

6:20 - 6:40    Sponsors' Messages

6:40 - 7:00    Chapter Business Meeting

7:00 - 7:45    Guest Speakers Presentation

7:45 - 8:00    Giveaway Prize and Closing

8:00               Meeting Adjourns


$33.00 Member Ticket

$40.00 Guest Ticket

$23.00 Student Member and Retiree