Welcome to ALX Community, DC’s new home of co-working and collaboration. Our space is a flawlessly designed shared office community, located in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria, and is perfect for DC area working professionals. Our members include entrepreneurs, small businesses, freelancers, financial professionals and non-profit organizations.Located next to the Potomac river and just steps away from historic King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, this unique, multi-story building was built for collaboration and includes a beautiful dog-friendly co-working space, plenty of meeting rooms, a patio on the Waterfront Promenade, and Alexandria’s first dedicated Conference Center.We have flexible plans to accommodate any busy professional or company regardless of size or need. We’d love to show you around!Whether you need a place to work for the day, month, or a year- we have you covered. Our flexible membership plans allow you and your team to achieve your best.
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TALX: Navigating Difficult Situations
May 31, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Join ALX Community at Founders Hall for TALX, our regular speaker series!
Rachel Mendelowitz of The Rivington Group
Navigating Difficult Conversations: Learn how to make uncomfortable situations easier to navigate and be productive even with difficult teammates and clients. Understand the science and art of being assertive and confident during emotional conversations, and take away tactics that can be used in any context.
More on Rachel:
She has advised organizations across every industry on organizational change and leadership development. She speaks regularly to executives at corporate events and conferences and has written about people-related solutions in publications such as Fortune Magazine. Prior to founding The Rivington Group, she was a Partner at McChrystal Group, where she led the team responsible for research and design of client offerings to create more adaptable organizations. Her team’s work forms the backbone of the New York Times best seller, Team of Teams. While at McChrystal Group, she worked with Fortune 500 clients, as well as small and mid-sized privately-owned firms. At Booz Allen Hamilton, she advised Department of Defense clients on leadership, talent management and change management. She also ran leadership development at Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world. Rachel studied Psychology and Fine Art at Cornell University and Organizational Psychology at Columbia University.