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Argosy University, Washington DC Business Lecture Series Focused on Maximizing Business Performance in a Changing Economy

Argosy University presents the next installment of its popular business series, “Fake ‘Work’: How to turn it around in the workplace with strategy, alignment, and execution,” with Brent Peterson. The event is offered at no charge and will take place on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, from 3:00 to 5:30 pm at the university’s Arlington campus, located at 1550 Wilson Blvd, Ste. 600 in Arlington. Advanced registration is required as seating is limited.

“This presentation is about work,” says speaker Brent Peterson, Principal of The Work Itself and Co-author of Fake “Work.” “Specifically, how to do effective work that guides individuals and organizations to achieve results. This may seem simple, but the truth is, organizations are plagued by Fake “Work”; work that drains companies of dollars and employee morale. This presentation focuses on the discovery of the Fake “Work” problem and then aligning individuals and teams to execute on organizational strategy.

Brent D. Peterson is a partner and co-founder of The Work Itself Group, Inc., an organization that provides learning interventions that help organizations and individuals align strategy with work. He is chairman of the board of two learning and change companies, Integrative Learning Corporation and The Navigational Leadership Group. He is author or co-author of 20 books; founder and owner of three consulting companies; has facilitated more than 3,000 corporate workshops; is a trusted business partner with many Fortune 500 companies, and was a Senior Vice President for the FranklinCovey Company and directed their Center for Research Assessment.

For more information and to register, go to or contact Dr. Cindy Larson at or Dr. Grace Klinefelter at

The May lecture series will be:
May 1, 2012, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   
Bill Tignanelli, Senior Vice President, The Federal Reserve Bank
How current events impact the economy and resources to help business leaders understand economic indicators in a changing economy and what to pay attention to in turbulent times.

About Argosy University
Argosy University (, with 19 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has five colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences and Undergraduate Studies. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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