The Beekeeper: Transforming Your Organization

Presented on: Tuesday, April 25th at 7:00 PM EDT

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We are delighted to announce Sigma Chi alumnus and organizational development expert Mike Frino (Florida Southern 1999) as our Distinguished Speaker this month. Accompanied by his business partner and co-author of the upcoming book “The Beekeeper” Katie Desiderio, the team will be sharing key insights on transforming organizations. Attendees will gain knowledge of the “art of learning to be proximal,” an approach for placing yourself at the center of your organization and your employees' growth. The duo will discuss methods for emphasizing people first and adhering to your mission and values, as well as the utilization of #Bemindsets and becoming “Be Keepers.” Whether you are an undergraduate member seeking to develop your chapter or an alumnus aiming to enhance your business, this insightful discussion on organizational transformation will be advantageous to all.

About The Beekeeper: Pollinating Your Organization for Transformative Growth

By Katie P. Desideros & Michael G. Frino

In "The Beekeeper," a team of renowned management and leadership professionals deliver an insightful and engaging exploration of what it means to place oneself at the core of learning and growth for the members of your organization.

The story is told through the eyes of Catherine, the founder and owner of a rapidly growing business. You’ll follow her as she transforms the way she leads and inspires others, revolutionizing the culture at her company by learning from the people around her. The authors lead you through practical strategies and techniques you can implement immediately to achieve extraordinary results in your life and in your business. You’ll learn about:

  • Taking a central and active role in the growth and maturation of your employees and leadership team members.
  • The author’s “Art of Learning to Be Proximal,” a strategy for placing yourself at the core of your company’s growth
  • Methods for ensuring your team is putting people first and living your company’s mission and values

An indispensable guide for founders, entrepreneurs, managers, and executives at growing companies, The Beekeeper will also earn a place on the bookshelves of company board members looking for ways to best contribute to their firm’s ongoing success.

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Sigma Chi International Fraternity.