We all encounter the challenge of needing to face difficult conversations in the workplace. Whether it be talking through disagreements, delivering tough feedback, or asking for a promotion or raise, it’s essential that we learn to navigate hard conversations in order to be more effective and impactful in our work. In this 90-minute program Laura will help illuminate key areas of typical conflict and provide practical steps to make having hard conversations easier.
➢ Learn the typical reasons we avoid having hard conversations
➢ Identify your unique conflict norms and style
➢ Gain insight and tools to better navigate challenging conversations
About the Presenter:
Laura Gates, Founder, Gates Group LLC, brings nearly 25 years as a thought leader, consultant and executive coach in the field of leadership and organizational change. She created The Purpose Initiative methodology and facilitates teams to improve collaboration and alignment. Clients include Silicon Valley giants and start-ups, Shell Oil, Visa, NASA, LinkedIn, the Navy, AT+T, M+T Bank, Capital One, LexisNexis, Mahindra BT, and Quaker Chemical China. An ICF PCC Certified coach, certified in Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Centered system and speaker at events globally, Laura is passionate about helping organizations and leaders overcome self-limiting obstacles to harness innovation and creativity. Her work with teams in conflict was recently featured in the First Rxound Capital Review.
Meeting Leader: Kuntal Thakore, PMP, CSM
PDU Info: 2.0
5:30 PM - Sign In and Networking
6:15 PM - Featured Speaker
8:30 PM - Meeting Adjourn
Food: Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages
PMI Silicon Valley Members: $10
Full-time Student: $5 (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring Student ID card to the event)
Veterans: Free (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring appropriate ID card to the event)
A limited number of registrations can be accepted at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Once this limit has been reached, the event will be closed to additional attendees.
PMI Silicon Valley Members: $20
(Only Check or Cash accepted; make checks payable to "PMI Silicon Valley")
This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.
|Event End Date||05-09-2018|
|Registration Start Date||04-22-2018|
|Cut off date||05-07-2018|
|Individual Price||Login for member discount.|
|Location||Sunnyvale Community Center, Ballroom|