D.I.C.E- A Simple Guide to Mentorship
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Leidos at Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Dr
Reston, VA, 20190
PMIWDC Members & Non-Members: $15; Lunch will be served; The only special dietary restriction Reston Luncheon can support are vegetarian, dairy free, gluten free and no pork.
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Research shows that one out of every three people grow up without a mentor. This means that generations of individuals fall short of rich learning and development through mentorship relationships.
Everyday Mentorship CEO, Anwar Taylor, created the D.I.C.E. approach to empower individuals to build and sustain positive mentoring relationships within their natural environment. The D.I.C.E approach is grounded in evidence-based research, and it uses the teachings from Anwar’s personal experiences with mentoring.
This method is simple, memorable, and engaging for all audiences. Anwar will discuss D.I.C.E in the context of the project management environment. Immediately following the presentation, project management professionals will be able to apply the D.I.C.E. approach and reap the benefits of mentorship.
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About the Speaker
Anwar Taylor is a mentorship enthusiast and advocate. Born and raised in Willingboro, NJ, Anwar graduated from the University of Maryland-College Park, and went on to become a police officer for the Department of Defense. It was through the brotherhood of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and involvement with business organizations that his passion for mentorship surfaced. Anwar believes that God has blessed him with the gift of connecting people through mentoring relationships. Anwar put his vision into action and launched Everyday Mentorship, LLC. His company is dedicated to helping individuals of all walks of life develop their own positive circle of influence. Anwar published an autobiographical book, Lessons from Old School: A Path Made of Mentors. In his book, Anwar recounts several key role models Anwar learned valuable life lessons from. Anwar is commonly called upon to develop mentoring programs and facilitate workshops for youth and professional organizations. Currently, Anwar and his wife Leah reside in the Washington DC area. In his free time, Anwar enjoys being physically active, and spending time with close friends and family. He is a leader in his church's youth ministry, and habitual prankster to his loving wife. Anwar's motto for life is that when you put God first in your life, you win every time.
About the Reston Local Community
Each month, PMIWDC Reston Local Community volunteers strive to bring you interesting and informative speakers from a wide range of professions. They present these speakers to you at the Leidos building or other organization located at Reston Town center. This is an opportunity to network with other professionals of the PMI. The conference center at Leidos offers a maximum seating of approximately 30 guests. Pre-registration is required. Luncheons are held every third Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in presenting please contact the PMIWDC Staff who can put you in touch with the Luncheon Committee Volunteers. List of past events can be viewed below. Please follow PM Reston on facebook.