The Introverted Leader: How HR Pros Build On Their Quiet Strength
March 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Speaker: Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D., CSP | Global Speaker & Author
In our extroverted business culture, it is easy for introverts to feel excluded, overlooked or misunderstood. Did you know that introverts often make the best leaders? Introverts succeed as leaders by building on their strengths, not by changing who they are. This practical workshop demonstrates how introverts can use their quiet strengths to conquer leadership challenges.
Jennifer will draw upon the latest research, stories and humor to demonstrate how organizations can harness introvert power. As a participant you will learn about how to bring out the best in yourself and any introverts on the teams you support. You will be able to connect with peers and discuss challenges that introverts face at the Type A workplace, such as people exhaustion and perception gaps. You’ll also learn a straightforward four-step process to master typical work situations such as coaching, managing up, and public speaking. This workshop will empower you with simple tools and teach you to embrace an introvert’s natural work style so that you can support the continued development of the people around you.
- Review practical tips for overcoming common workplace challenges that introverts face
- Customized suggestions to help your organization become a more introvert-friendly workplace
- Develop an action plan to apply a four-step process to master typical work situations such as coaching, managing up, and public speaking
SHRM BoCK Competencies:
- Leadership & Navigation
- Relationship Management