April 16, 2020 – 8:30am – 11:00am

Drama Free Workplace – Avoiding the Self-Defeating Habits of Otherwise Brilliant People

You’ve seen it: avoidance, talking about others instead of talking to them, rumors, negative speculation, factions, and lack of trust. Learn why negative assumptions pick up momentum and spread, how to short-circuit destructive disagreement, extinguish incivility and eliminate unconscious behaviors that spark toxic power struggles and cycles of mistrust.

This session will cover: practical strategies to eliminate personality-based conflicts; provide positive solutions to create an open and trusting atmosphere; and an effortless way to begin a difficult dialogue.

Presented by:  Leslie Fiorenzo

Location: Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce – 272 East 8th St. Holland, MI 49423

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April 21, 2020 – 8:30am – 4:00pm

Drama Free Workplace – Avoiding the Self-Defeating Habits of Otherwise Brilliant People

You’ve seen it: avoidance, talking about others instead of talking to them, rumors, negative speculation, factions, and lack of trust. Learn why negative assumptions pick up momentum and spread, how to short-circuit destructive disagreement, extinguish incivility and eliminate unconscious behaviors that spark toxic power struggles and cycles of mistrust.

This session will cover: practical strategies to eliminate personality-based conflicts; provide positive solutions to create an open and trusting atmosphere; and an effortless way to begin a difficult dialogue.

Presented by:  Leslie Fiorenzo

Location: The Employers’ Association – 5570 Executive Parkway SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512

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May 5, 2020 – 8:30am – 3:30pm

The Conflict-Savvy Leader

Despite the painful costs of mistrust, 88% of employees report that their supervisors handle conflict poorly. Bridge the gap! Learn a proven, step-by-step process for permanently restoring collaboration between direct reports or other key members of your teams.

This program was developed by Anna Maravelas, president of Thera Rising and author of “How to Reduce Workplace Conflict and Stress.” Experts across industries recognize Anna for her ability to transform negative cultures into climates of respect, fiscal responsibility, and pride. The New York Times called her “The best source on workplace irritability and tension.”

Presented by:  Leslie Fiorenzo

Location: The Employers’ Association – 5570 Executive Parkway SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512

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