Crucial Conversations: Tips for Communicating When the Stakes are High
Meridian News
August 28, 2018

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?

On September 11, as part of the ongoing HR Matters series co-sponsored by the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce and Meridian Technology Center, Krista Scammahorn will present Crucial Conversations. During this session, Scammahorn will offer 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. This session will equip attendees with skills for communicating when the stakes are high, opinions vary and emotions run strong.

Scammahorn has 20 years’ experience in sales, marketing, Six Sigma quality and organizational development. She cannot wait to get out of bed in the morning to provide people with tools and resources to facilitate their personal and organizational success. Her passion is to engage employees through relevant training.

HR Matters sessions are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Meridian’s campus. Registration is $15 per session and includes lunch. For more information or to register for the upcoming HR Matters series visit meridiantech.edu/HRMatters or contact Marcy Luter at marcyl@meridiantech.edu, (405) 377-3333 ext. 297 or toll-free at (888) 607-2509.