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Tipping Sacred Cows: Kick Bad Habits that Masquerade as Virtue

“Sacred cows” exist and are revered in every workplace – they are the conventional wisdom concepts that tell you to try your best,work well with others and produce excellent work. But these cherished nuggets of advice, in practice, have a dark side that can lead to unintended consequences.

During the May 18 Business for Breakfast event Rebecca Eastham, Executive Director of Business and Industry Services at Meridian Technology Center, will explore some dangerous ways your virtues as a leader can backfire. Based on the best-selling book by Jake Breeden, Eastham will focus on strategies to overcome the allure and achieve real results related to Breeden’s seven common sacred cows at work: balance, collaboration, creativity, excellence, fairness, passion and preparation.

Eastham works with business and industry clients to identify training and development needs throughout their organizations and matches resources to assist in meeting those needs. She provides assistance in the areas of human resources, strategic planning, team building and organizational development. She holds a master’s in human relations with an emphasis in employee development from the University of Oklahoma and a doctorate in human sciences from Oklahoma State University.

To attend the May 18 Business for Breakfast event, please contact Diane Maddox at dianem@meridiantech.edu or call (405) 377-2220 or toll-free at (888) 607-2509. An RSVP is strongly encouraged.

The Business For Breakfast networking group will meet from 7:30 – 9:00 in Room 104 North in the Center for Business Development at Meridian Technology Center. The meeting includes a guest speaker and provides business owners and entrepreneurs an informal opportunity to network and share ideas and experiences. All networking sessions are free and include a continental breakfast.

The Center for Business Development is dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs through networking, education, consulting and business incubation services. Assistance is available in various areas such as marketing, product planning, international business and writing business plans. For more information visit www.meridiantech.edu/entrepreneurs or contact the Center for Business Development.

Rebecca Eastham, Executive Director of Business and Industry Services at Meridian Technology Center, will explore some dangerous ways your virtues as a leader can backfire at the May 18 Business for Breakfast networking event at the Meridian Technology Center for Business Development.