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Assertive Communication for Leaders

  • 21 Aug 2018
  • 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Liberty Hall, 800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly, WI 54136


Registration for this program will not be reimbursed due to cancellation or no-show, nor can payment for this session be transferred to a future program.
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Effective leaders recognize and respond to situations with confidence while recognizing others’ perspectives—enhancing collaboration and building cohesive teams. Assertive communication is a critical communication tool that supports a direct, honest and appropriate way to reach solutions.

You’ll learn an effective method to approaching conversations and receive concrete advice and practical steps for employing assertive communication tactics that will enhance your leadership skills and overall HR practices. Learn how influential leaders tailor their interpersonal approach and capitalize on the strengths of their employees. Being assertive is a skill that can be learned through some essential steps. We’ll help you think about communication strategies that help move your organization forward.

  • Understand the difference between assertive and aggressive communication tactics—and how they affect outcomes
  • Learn techniques that support meaningful conversations with employees and improve engagement
  • Create communication strategies to help you avoid conflict and become a better leader

Thomas Schultz, PHR, SHRM-CP, manager – HR consulting at Schenck, has more than 20 years of experience as a human resources professional. He brings a broad blend of skills in areas such as leadership coaching, employee relations, benefits, training and development, change leadership and employment law. With an accreditation as a certified behavioral consultant, Thomas uses the DISC Personality profile instruments to better understand employees’ behaviors and motivations to create stronger teams. Thomas’ experience includes building human resource systems and structures that match the changing needs of businesses. He is adept at leading organizational talent and development strategies that tie to tangible business needs.       

Brad DeLeeuw, senior human resources consultant with Schenck, builds relationships with clients and advises businesses on a wide variety of human resources matters. He is skilled in creating company policies, recruiting, designing employee benefit plans, and facilitating employee training. Brad is also DISC certified and accredited as a certified behavioral consultant, allowing him to assist clients with using the DISC Personality profile instruments as a tool to better understand employees’ behaviors and motivations, recruit and retain top talent, and create stronger teams.

7:30am - 8:00am Registration/Networking/Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 8:15am Business Meeting/Sponsor Presentations
8:15am - 10:30am Program

The program has been submitted for approved for 2 hours of general credit for HRCI and 2 hours for SHRM continued education credits.
To register at the member price to attend, you need to log into the FVSHRM website using your member username and password. Please note that registration for this program will not be reimbursed due to cancellation or no-show nor can payment for this session be transferred to a future program.

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