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Dr. Dave Miles

Dave MilesDavid A. Miles, Ph.D. is a leadership author, experienced trainer, and professional speaker who is passionate about developing people in all levels of an organization.

Dr. Dave holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Human Resource Development. He is a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association and a John Maxwell Certified Trainer.

Dave has had the privilege of speaking by invitation on the topics of leadership and human resource development in both Oxford, UK on multiple occasions and in Singapore.

He resides with his wife and several four-legged furry companions in the Greater Winchester, VA area. Dr. Dave is an active and engaged member of the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Front Royal-Warren County Chamber, is the Immediate Past-President of the Winchester Toastmasters Club, Area Director for Toastmasters District 18, and President of the Winchester Area chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Dave is a proud member of the Rotary Club of Winchester and involved in other civic and charitable endeavors including co-coordinator for the annual signature fundraising event for Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity – Live2Lead: Winchester.

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9 Nuggets to Nail YOUR Networking!

Have you ever been nervous about attending a networking event? How about always wondering what to do with all of those business cards afterward? Am I making the best use of my time?

Find out the answers to these questions and how to overcome some of the trepidation of attending a networking event when Dr. Dave Miles shares the “9 Nuggets to Nail Your Networking”!

Learn the proper mindset to have for networking, setting goals for your networking activities and finally the “9 Nuggets”. Leave with practical action items that will help you be more intentional, deliberate, and successful with your networking activities – and actually have more fun!

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Keeping your Best: The Importance of Training & Development for Small Business

In an economy with less than 3% unemployment, recruiting new staff is one of the biggest challenges for organizations in the greater Winchester area.

This session looks at the benefits and challenges in developing a training and professional development program to focus on retention of existing employees. This can be a significant challenge when you are a small business, short-staffed, and on a budget – we will cover low-cost ideas to tackle this.

It also looks at the reasons why training, development, and engagement is crucial to your retention strategy and reducing turnover. We also look at one key aspect that counts for 80% of all turnover in an organization and a few strategies to overcome that.

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