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    December 2019 Chapter Meeting - Member Appreciation

    Date: December 12, 2019, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
    The Brownstone
    4020 NW 25th St.
    Topeka, KS 66618
    $15.00 or $20.00 (see below for details)
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    Speaker: Kristin O'Shea

    Kristen increases the performance of individuals and teams through Gallup CliftonStrengths, engagement, and well-being with her company O'Shea Strengths Coaching. She has moved the needle on development of strengths for corporate, nonprofit, government, and faith organizations. Kristen proudly pioneered and championed the vision of Kansas State University becoming a Strengths-based campus. The journey of how she increased engagement, well-being and retention, and impacted a campus of more than 28,000 students is featured in the introduction of Gallup’s Clifton Strengths for Students book. Kristen was recently invited to share her inspirational story with an audience of 1,500 as the Keynote at the Gallup Clifton Strengths Summit 2018.

    Kristen previously served as Executive Director of the quality of life division for the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Greater Topeka, and coordinated membership for LeadingAge Kansas an association for non-profit aging services. She has received the Rising Professional Award for the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University for 2019.

    -M.Ed. in Positive Coaching; graduate certificate Positive Psychology from the University of Missouri
    -B.S. in Family Science & Human Development; secondary major in Gerontology; and a minor in Leadership Studies from Kansas State University

    Topic:  From Learning to Changes in Behavior that Stick

    We’ve all been to a conference or learning workshop where we ooh and ahh over the material and promises of application. Then we go back to our desk we move forward without the promised changes. Kristen O’Shea has been training around Gallup’s Clifton Strengths for 8 years and has witnessed individuals and teams experience the excitement of learning about their strengths and the failure of applying actual behavior change. We will dive into some tools that help to integrate learning into what is already taking place in the flow of the workday and help to actually change behavior through neuroscience and positive psychology.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Understand how habits are formed and when learning translates to changes in behavior
    • Experience different integration platforms provide to enhance learning throughout the workday
    • Create your own habit exercise to apply to your own behavior and talents

    Meeting time:  4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.

    4:00 p.m. Networking, Cash Bar and Appetizers

    4:30 p.m. Chapter Meeting Begins

    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Speaker Presentation

    SHRM & HRCI credits approved.

    Cost:    $15.00 for SHRM - Topeka Members that pre-register on the website
                 $20.00 for SHRM - Topeka Members registering at the door
                 $20.00 for Non-SHRM Topeka Members that pre-register on the website
                 $25.00 for Non-SHRM - Topeka Members registering at the door

    The Topeka SHRM Chapter will be collecting donations for Toys for Tots! Bring a new, unwrapped toy of a $10.00 value to the December meeting and waive the meeting fee. Get excited to give back to our community!  

    Click here to register