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    Working Within the Team's Strengths and Limitations

    Date: March 28, 2018, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Dorrians - 555 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310
    $35.00 for Gateway SHRM members; $40.00 for non-Gateway members.
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    **Our March 28th meeting will be sponsered by:

    The Common Market will be attending our meeting as a sponsor this month.  Common Market is a nonprofit regional food distributor with a mission to connect communities with good food from sustainable family farms. Farm Share is a 6-month seasonal program that includes bi-weekly deliveries of fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, specialty items, meats and poultry, dairy and/or freshly baked bread delivered directly to members at participating workplaces. This farm-to-workplace program is designed to align with existing corporate wellness programs or related health initiatives. To learn more about bringing a Farm Share program to your organization.

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    Working Within the Team's Strengths and Limitations

    Understanding why people behave the way they do is an important attribute leaders. To be effective, a leader must have an understanding of human behavior and must be willing to adapt their behavior style in order to motivate others Leadership success comes from understanding our own strengths and limitations and being able to communicate within the "style" of the other person. In this fun, interactive session, you will learn how to identify your behavior style, the style of others, and how to work within the strengths and limitations of your team through the DiSC behavior model.

    Earlena “Lena” Brown is the Chief Operating Officer and Workshop Facilitator for Dynamic Solutions for Change. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education and a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling. Earlena is a certified MBTI and DISC facilitator. She is a member of Toastmasters International and is a frequently-requested speaker for the Toastmasters District 58 Speakers Bureau.
    Earlena taught Special Education for behavior disorder adolescents for 15 years in public schools and residential programs. She also worked as an HIV Addictions Counselor, Sales Manager, College Advisor, and Corporate Sales Trainer. Earlena’s eclectic background in education, psychology, and leadership provides a wealth of expertise in personal and professional relationships. She has the ability to engage, motivate and empower individuals to make positive, lifelong changes

    Learning Objectives
    After the presentation, participants will:
     Identify their behavior styles and discover how their style shapes their decisions as a leaders
     Learn how to recognize other people’s DiSC style
     Learn how to identify team members strengths and limitations by their behavior
     Learn how to adapt their personal behavior style to increase workplace productivity, improve communication, and reduce workplace conflict