John Champlin

Brief Biography

John joined the Professional Development Center (PDC) team in July of 2011.  As Manager of Professional and Leadership Development, his main focus is the implementation, execution and, assessment of the CORE initiative.

John previously served as a Regional Human Resources Manager for Noble Investment Group where his duties included training, organizational development, and recruiting.  John also spent time developing and implementing community service projects for team members at multiple locations within this organizations.

John received a BS in Business Administration from the Calloway School of Business at Wake Forest University.  In 2008, John attained his Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification.  He is scheduled to complete the Wake Forest School of Business Evening MBA Program in 2015.

Events Facilitated by John Champlin

    • Winning with People: Part 2 (Communication)

    • Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    •  In Winning with People: Part 1,  6 of John C. Maxwell's 25 Ways to Win with People are dicussed.  In Part 2, we'll explore 6 more of Maxwell's tips.  Class attendees will discuss and focus on how we can better communicate with others and how we can form strong, lasting . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Managing Excellence: Creating Sustainable Accountability Part 1 (Leadership)

    • Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    •  In this two part series, attendees will explore various definitions of accountability and will discuss the personal, departmental, and organizational roadblocks that can prevent a culture of accountability.  Additionally, we will work to identify various accountability-destroying actions . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Influence: Harness Your Personal Power (Personal Progression)

    • Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM
    •  "An Influencer motivates others to change.  An Influencer replaces bad behaviors with powerful new skills.  An Influencer makes things happen." -Patterson, Grenny, Maxfield, McMillan, & Switzler This class will introduce attendees to powerful high-leverage behaviors . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • PDC Book Discussion: Presence (Personal Progression)

    • Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Join us for a small group discussion on Amy Cuddy's Presence:  Bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges.  The author offers well researched, impassioned, and accessible writing that helps readers approach their biggest challenges with confidence instead of dread, and leave . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • On Leadership - Part 2 (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • In his book On Leadership,  John W. Gardner outlines nine essential tasks of leadership.  The "On Leadership" series will explore those nine tasks, three at a time - and relate them to the work of leaders here at Wake Forest University.  Attendees will discuss and . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Group Facilitation Skills (Communication)

    • Thursday, November 16th, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • In our work, we're occassionally asked to facilitate group discussions among faculty, staff, students, alumni, or community members.  Navigating these discussions may come more easily to some than to others.  This workshop will review tools and skills that a facilitator uses to strengthen . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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