Leadership & Personal Development

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  • The HRSouthwest Conference 2019

    Contains 123 Product(s)

    All sessions captured at The 2019 Conference

  • Managing Up: Developing Productive Relationships at Work

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/29/2019

    In this session we bust the myths surrounding boss/subordinate relationships. By understanding each other’s strengths, weaknesses, working styles, and expectations you will create effective and productive working relationships. Reviewing lessons learned from great and not so great bosses, you will gain tips and create a plan to manage these relationships to obtain the best results for you, your higher ups and the organization. Learning Objectives: Evaluate myths and clarify the importance of the boss/subordinate relationship; Demonstrate to organization managers the importance of understanding your own and other’s strengths and weaknesses; Assess, examine and clarify work styles, expectations and personal assets to enhance the boss/subordinate relationship throughout your organization.

  • Leading by Numbers: Telling Compelling Stories Using Boring Business Data

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/29/2019

    You’ve done the deep digging, you know what’s needed but how do you convince them? Most people are masters of their own desk but many struggle when it comes to explaining things to other people. They resort to data dumps, stuffing their documents with pie chart after pie chart, hoping that quantity proves the quality of thinking and getting hopelessly tangled up along the way. Instead of anesthetizing people with an endless stream of stats and graphs, a more is less approach creates strong logic flow that moves people effortlessly toward your conclusion. Whether its payroll requirements or performance metrics, in reports or presentations, learn from numerous real world before and after examples of how to increase your impact as an HR leader. Learning Objectives: Develop an intriguing narrative from typical business data; Understand how to simplify complex data and enhance with strong graphics; Learn to make points memorable, relatable and highly motivating.

  • The Hidden Brain: The Power of Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/29/2019

    Returning Favorite! We all know that the unconscious mind is a powerful and intrinsic force in helping to shape our overall behavior in our everyday lives. Similarly, organizations and thought leaders are beginning to appreciate and harness this deeper understanding of how our cultures help shape the automatic decisions that we make every moment of our lives and the profound impact that this phenomenon has on our personal and professional lives. Every human being gets triggered, either positively or negatively, when we are exposed to different kinds of people. The concept of “unconscious bias” impacts individuals and organizations at virtually every level of organizational life including hiring, performance management, succession planning, and strategic decisions in organizations. Cutting-edge recent studies and research within the cognitive sciences point us to the conclusion that most of these decisions are not made by bad people with bad attitudes,but rather by well-intended people who have no idea about the internal unconscious processes that may be affecting their decision-making every day. In this session we will a focus on the concept of us vs.them and realize it’s really more about us and inclusion of others. Learning Objectives: Understand the neurocognitive science behind bias; Interpret your own patterns of beliefs and perceptions so you are better able to support inclusion for others at your organization; Learn the ways bias can impact critical business decisions and results, and ways to mitigate that impact.

  • Set Goals and Be Your Own Super Hero

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/28/2019

    The demands and the pace of our busy lives pressure us all and everyone faces challenges and change. It’s a fact of life. What you do with the situation makes the difference between enjoying your life or resenting it. In this dynamic, unconventional, and entertaining session, we will address the subject of growth and destiny from a refreshing common sense point of view. Learn to take back control of your life, live in joy rather than fear and feel better about yourself. Learning Objectives: Become the author of your own destiny; Understand how growth and destiny can help take back your life and be willing to take action for your own growth and development; See your own value and be your own Super Hero!.

Per SHRM and HRCI recertification guidelines, online content is eligible for recertification credit for two years from date of capture. Content will expire based on the following schedule:
  • 2019 Conference Expiration Date: October 31,2021
  • 2018 Conference Expiration Date: October 1, 2020