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    “Putting the Pieces Together- Guide to Managing and Empowering Employees”

    Thursday, March 15, 2012

    8:00 A.M. — 4:30 P.M.

    Del’avant Event Center, LaGrange, GA

    Members of West GA SHRM: $ 50

    Nonmembers: $ 60

    COST:  Includes Lunch and Refreshments



    7:30 AM-8:00 A.M.

    Registration and refreshments

    8:00 A.M.-9:45 A.M.     

    Speaker:  LynnMarie Earl

    Topic:  Successful Communication*

    Combining knowledge gained through education, research, and experience, LynnMarie offers insights into topics applicable to today's business world.  Vice-President of Marketing for the 3rd largest Credit Union in the state of Pennsylvania and spending the last 20 years as a teacher and a Marketer before opening EARL MKTG. LynnMarie has written multiple books: Yes, He Actually Said That, and Business Tips for Life

    9:45 A.M.-10:00 A.M.

    Break/Silent Auction  

    10:00 AM-11:45 PM

    Speaker: Keith Sanders

    Topic:     Workplace Conflicts and Attitudes*

    From government agencies to retail companies to   manufacturing facilities, the communication techniques Sanders teaches can be adapted to practically every business environment. Sanders shares his expertise to help leaders generate more rapport with the people they supervise, foster stronger relationships to encourage cooperation and, ultimately, increase results!

    Whether “results” for you means improving morale, increasing productivity or boosting profits.

    In the past decade, Sanders has presented more than a thousand live programs to companies and associations in 44 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. Some of his happy clients include Kraft Foods, AutoZone, the United States Army National Guard, Florida Power & Light and the YMCA.

    11:45 P.M. -1:00 P.M.

    Lunch /Silent Auction

    1:00 P.M.– 2:45 P.M.

    Speaker: Bruce Carden

    Topic:    Employee Appreciation and Motivation* 

    Gallup poll 54% of workers are not engaged (happy) with their work, and 17% are actively disengaged, costing their employers 350 billion in lost productivity. As a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker, this workshop is a practical application of proven leadership methods that will move you and/or your team or organization in the desired direction to reach your goals. 

    2:45 – 3:00


    *HRCI Credits applied for   




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     Ellis & Ellis 
    Investment Management, LLC





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