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    Truths Every HR Professional Needs to Know about Engagement, Innovation, and Leadership

    Date: November 14, 2013, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Flathead Valley Chapter Society Human Resource Management (SHRM)
    Red Lion Hotel
    20 N Main Street
    Kalispell, MT 59901
    Non-Member $24 (Includes Lunch)
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    The majority of employees are disengaged, their discretionary efforts tamed, passions for work fleeting, and ideas tethered. But, none of that needs to stop you or your HR results. Discover truths about what works at work today; why engagement is a symptom, not the problem; what transparency really means at work; and how to be a trusted HR leader in an era of distrust. Explore what’s changed and changing, plus essential skills needed in this new era. Based on research from the presenter’s new book Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement & Innovation which releases in November 2013 from Career Press.

    Learning Objectives:

    •          Eliminate myths and common mistakes from decades past that may be hijacking HR and organizational results
    •          Apply practical how-tos for enabling engagement, innovation, and natural followership
    •          Explore why knowing how to build authentic trust is a required skill in the new workplace

    About Nan S. Russell:

    From minimum wage employee to Vice President of multibillion dollar QVC, Nan Russell has been on both sides of the HR desk – in roles transforming a corporate culture to heading a new subsidiary. Leaving the corporate world to pursue a life-dream to work and write from her native Montana, today Nan is the author of four books, including: Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture That Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation (2013);  and The Titleless Leader: How to Get Things Done When You’re Not in Charge (2012). Her syndicated column, Winning at Working appears in over 90 publications, and she is a blogger for on the topic of Trust: The New Workplace Currency. Nan holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a M.A. from the University of Michigan, both in psychology. She is an international speaker and President of MountainWorks Communications. More at