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Wisdom for Balance, Resilience, Leadership & Change

  • 10 Jun 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Courtyard by Marriott, 3815 US Highway 1 Princeton, NJ 08540


  • We are honoring other local ASTD memberships from any sister chapters at the membership rate of $30.00.
  • Special deal - join the MidNJ chapter for a special value discount while registering for this event
  • Any full-time student can attend meeting for a reduced rate.
  • Any existing or new members who are looking for full-time L&D-related work are eligible for a discounted rate while in transition

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Wisdom for Balance, Resilience, Leadership and Change, at work and at home.

Presented by noted humorist and psychologist, Teena Cahill.  Dr. Cahill was the keynote speaker for the Princeton Chamber of Commerce 2013 Women in Leadership Conference.  We are thrilled to have her speaking at our chapter this summer!

"Resilient," "passionate," "inspiring," and "fun" are words often used to characterize Teena Cahill, Psy.D., respected expert, educator, speaker, humorist, and author. Dr .Cahill brings a uniquely empowering perspective to issues such as…managing change, seeing adversity as a learning tool for resilience, busting the myth of balance, understanding that true leadership is about developing others, increasing personal and institutional productivity, the value of contribution, the importance of learning to move from care giving to care partnerships, and the joy of "living wide"…at work and at home! Her insight and expertise stem from ideas based in evidence-based research in cognitive behavioral psychology, positive psychology, leadership and the new science of wellness, plus hands-on experience in all parts of life. (Teena practices what she "preaches" and lives wide as a resilient leader and care partner… on many levels.!)

Dr. Cahill uses her knowledge and experience to inform and inspire employees from all kinds of industries, plus consumers, health professionals and those in professional and personal care giving roles "to thrive" in their everyday livesundefinedto move beyond personal success and attain greater leadership and satisfaction by helping others achieve their potential as well. Teena believes the ability to thriveundefinedto flourish, prosper, succeed, and live a healthy lifeundefinedrelies on focusing on solutions, rather than problems. Dr. Cahill reveals how strategic thinking, building on personal strengths, and using solution-based approaches are critical first steps toward learning to thrive at work, at home, and in the world. Teena sees leaders as those who work to help others reach their potential….in the business world and at home! 



ASTD Competency Model: This session complements the Improving Human Performance and Managing Organizational Knowledge competencies.


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About our Speaker

Dr. Teena Cahill
Humorist, Speaker, Author,
TV and Radio Show Host

With more than 25 years of experience as a keynote speaker, healthcare professional, businesswoman, educator, and family care partner, Dr. Cahill is also a "born entertainer" whose credentials and life experiences endear her to everyone. Audiences rave about her energizing appearances that inform and inspire through humor, compassion, tools for resilience and leadership, content, and joy. Highly sought as a keynote speaker, Dr. Cahill consistently garners standing ovations in all kinds of settings… from corporate events to conventions and conferences…including Fortune 100 corporations, national conferences, programs on leadership, and personal and professional caregiving. Her appearances include Bristol-Myers Squibb, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Smithsonian Institution, Tri-West Administrators, Sanofi-Aventis, Dermalogica, AFL-CIO Wild Woman Conference, Siemens, National Association of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Capitol Health, AT&T, Association of Weights and Measures and Association of Federal Administrative Professionals. (See client list for more).  Teena is a recipient of the 2011 NJ Leading Women Entrepreneur Award as seen in NJ Monthly Magazine.

A gifted author, Dr. Cahill's book, The Cahill Factor: Turning Adversity into Advantage," is a powerful personal story about leadership, wisdom, resilience, care partnerships, and learning to thrive. She has written as an expert in healthy living for eminent national consumer media and professional publications, such as, (, founded by Dr. Nancy Snyderman and Dr. Susan Love and, the caregiver site sponsored by Johnson and Johnson. Dr. Cahill's television show, Wisdom and Beyond, is seen through PCTV on Comcast and Verizon FiOS in New Jersey and on line. Podcasts of her Internet Radio show are found her website, as are links to many of her media outlets. Visit her website for links to her writing, TV show and her internet podcasts.

Dr. Cahill's academic credentials include a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, a Master's Degree in Counseling and Bachelor's Degree in Education. She is a former adjunct professor for undergraduate and graduate studies, a member of various professional organizations and an advisor to non-profit boards. 

Dr. Cahill enjoys a rich, joy-filled life with her wild and wonderful extended family in Princeton, N.J. and Jupiter, Fla. She and her husband, Brooks, a former Marine Corps fighter pilot and international airline captain who is disabled, are a dynamic duo and extraordinary care partners. Most of all…Teena loves to laugh…and those in her midst find themselves laughing and being inspired as they learn tools for resilience and leadership and a great life…no matter what….at work and at home.

Contact us:

Mid New Jersey ATD
P.O. Box 8567
Princeton, NJ 08543

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