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Members - $33.50 Guests - $43.00

When: Friday, May 13, 2016
7:30am - 10:30am
Where: Princeton Hyatt
102 Carnegie Center
Princeton, New Jersey  08540
United States
Contact: Maureen Waddington

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Princeton Executives Meeting


Friday, May 13, 2016

7:30 - 10:30am 

Princeton Hyatt

102 Carnegie Center

Princeton, NJ  08540

Progress Driven Leadership:  The new rules of engagement




Engaged productivity – breakthrough ideas – unstoppable progress… how do we lead to make it happen? 

In this energizing keynote presentation by Steve Van Valin, CEO of Culturology, you’ll learn the key insights from the most extensive research ever conducted on motivation in the workplace, and be able to take actions as a leader to make them happen.  The program is grounded upon the Harvard Business School research published in The Progress Principle by Dr. Teresa Amabile and Dr. Steven Kramer.


Activate your role as a catalyst to engage, motivate, and drive innovation

This is not just another presentation on the impact of engagement based on survey data.  Progress Driven Leadership will show you how to execute as a leader and influence your organization to elevate engagement based on proven research.  You’ll be given tools and game-plan to make an immediate impact.


Sharpen your leadership edge to cut through rapid-change

Engagement is the most crucial factor for success within a culture and it has a high impact on the challenge of leading in a change saturated environment.  What is the best way to lead when you’re constantly being asked to do more with less?  Learn how to motivate through outstanding leadership practices that are sustainable, and part of your daily routine.


Key Takeaways:

  • Implement the key leadership factor that drives engagement
  • Inspire meaning and purpose in the work to motivate performance
  • How to leverage small wins to build momentum
  • Lead as a catalyst of performance with 7 vital behaviors
  • Take action with the Progress Playbook as the ultimate tool to lead engagement


  • Identify the critical factor where employee engagement is won or lost and your ability to impact the outcome
  • Utilize a Progress Playbook to implement a sustainable leadership practice that has the highest impact on achieving results
  • Proactively plan specific daily actions that serve as catalysts of progress and nourishers of meaning

Style of the program:

Progress Driven Leadership is presented with an interactive and energized approach.  There is an emphasis on relevant action planning so that the ideas, principles and insights gained through the experience can be directly applied back at work. 


About the Speaker:

Steve Van Valin

Culture Leader, Innovation and Engagement Strategist

(484) 364-1171


Steve Van Valin, CEO and founder of Culturology is an innovation expert and employee engagement strategist.  He works with leaders who believe a high performance culture is the key to unlocking a competitive advantage.


As the leader of QVC’s culture and brand development strategy for more than 13 years, Steve specialized in shaping a highly engaged workforce and innovation processes that propelled the company’s double-digit growth (exceeding $10 billion in annual sales).  Steve led the effort to align the development of teams and employees at all levels to QVC’s Values, known collectively as The QVC Difference


Steve has over 25 years of experience developing winning culture and innovation strategy.  He is a talented keynote speaker who sparks insights and inspires action.


We look forward to seeing you on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Princeton Executive Breakfast.



Members - $33.50

Guests - $43.00

Invited Guests of GPSEG members may register by calling the GPSEG office at 215-393-3144