From Thursday, January 25, 2024 to Friday, January 26, 2024 January 25, 2024 January 26, 2024 The Lodge at Woodloch
Alfred Atanda Jr., M.D., Author, Podcaster, and Motivational Speaker
January 25th - 26th
Alfred Atanda Jr., MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Wilmington, DE. In addition to his clinical practice, he serves as the Chief of Clinician Experience and is in charge of maintaining a culture that promotes well-being and prioritizes professional/personal growth and development for all of the physicians. He is also an author, podcaster, and motivational speaker for other professionals outside of his hospital organization. Topics of interest include: finding one's purpose/calling, time management, effective communication, daring leadership, continuous improvement, lean thinking, identifying alternative revenue streams, and design thinking. He leverages various digital, social, and multimedia platforms to connect with professionals in a vulnerable way to motivate and inspire them to attain their fullest personal and professional potential.
Thursday, January 25th
Motivation vs. Inspiration
For many of us, professional growth and development may lead to job satisfaction, happiness, and feeling fulfilled. Unfortunately, many of us choose our professions without really knowing what truly motivates and inspires us. Moreover, many of us fixate on aspects of our professions (i.e. salary, work environment, job security, promotion opportunities) that don't necessarily correlate with job satisfaction. In this class, the participants will learn a simple exercise where each participant will be able to sketch out and organize the different aspects of who they are in efforts to find their purpose or "calling" in their professional/personal lives and really get to the core of their true motivation.
Friday, January 26th
Surviving the World of Youth Sports: How To Maintain Physical, Mental, and Emotional Well-Being For You and Your Child
Being a parent of a youth athlete can be very challenging emotionally, mentally, physically, and financially. Whether you are an athlete yourself, an avid sports fan, or just want your child to be active and healthy, there are likely many questions and concerns that you have: When is it too early to specialize in one sport? Am I hurting my child if I let them play through pain? How do I advocate for my child without being a “helicopter” parent? When my child loses or faces disappointment, how do I best support them? In this class, we will discuss these topics and provide valuable, evidence-based practical strategies to support your child during their journey as an athlete, while maintaining the well-being of you and your child at the same time.