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HR Matters

  • Workplace Tech Etiquette: What You Need to Know – August 14, 2018, 11:30am to 1pm
    Presenter: Kim Strom, Meridian Technology Center
    From phone calls and text messages to emails and social media sites, technology has given us countless ways to connect with one another. But, along with this convenience comes a whole new set of etiquette rules. Employees and their supervisors are faced with the responsibility of knowing the etiquette associated with each method and device. This session will offer savvy strategies for effective workplace use of technology.

    Crucial Conversations – September 11, 2018, 11:30am to 1pm
    Presenter: Krista Scammahorn
    Difficult conversations are an inevitable part of leadership. How should you prepare for this kind of discussion? How do you find the right words in the moment? And how can you manage the exchange so that it goes as smoothly as possible? This session will equip you with skills for communicating when the stakes are high, opinions vary, and emotions run strong. You will learn strategies to reach alignment and agreement related to decision-making, commitment to action, productivity and relationships, and you will improve your team’s culture by fostering trust and respect.

    Leaders Create Space: Transforming Disruption Into Clarity for Life and Work – October 9, 2018, 11:30am to 1pm
    Presenter:Steve Laswell
    You can’t avoid the disruptions in life and business, but you can transform your response from something happened “to you” to something happened “for you”. Do that, and you will enjoy greater success personally and professionally. Based on his new book by the same name, this session will unpack Steve’s coaching philosophy and will allow you to: Write the story you want to tell; Explore the three creations of leadership so you can think and act differently, in order to improve yourself; Learn how to experience breakthrough performance at work and in life. Come ready to engage in the coaching conversation and be encouraged to push into your full potential.

    Setting Goals That Work – November 13, 2018, 11:30am to 1pm
    Presenter: Bonnie Cain-Wood
    Great results are rarely accidents. As the end of the year approaches, everyone begins thinking about new goals, but any time is the perfect time to look ahead. Some people absolutely adore the process of reflecting on the past and considering the future, while others would rather go in for a root canal. Regardless of where you fall on that spectrum, getting clear on what you want and why is important. Great goals coupled with a solid plan of action make all the difference. This session will help you unpack a fresh spin on the goal setting process, so 2019 can be your best year yet!

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