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    NCF-SHRM Monthly Meeting / Program: Twenty Habits That Hold You Back From the Top

    Date: September 14, 2017, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
    AvMed Health - Conference Room
    4300 NW 89th Blvd
    Gainesville, FL
    First Time Visitors: Free Returning Guests and Non-members pay $20 per meeting
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    3:30 p.m. Chapter Business
    4:00 p.m. Program & Q&A
    5:00 p.m. Networking

    Speaker:  Joyce Chastain, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
    Twenty Habits That Hold You Back From the Top

    Many who are now business professionals began their career with an early entry into the business world assuming a very ordinary technical or unimaginative administrative role.  Behavioral traits and habits were learned in those earlier roles that have not transitioned well into leadership positions.   Peter Drucker, the passionate author and consultant once said “We spend a lot of time teaching leaders what to do. We don’t spend enough time teaching leaders what to stop.”

    Marshall Goldsmith, author of “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There” stated, “The funny thing about stopping some behavior is it gets no attention, but it can be as crucial as the sum of everything we do.”  Being a better leader could require that you start doing lots of wonderful things and eventually others will realize that you’ve developed leadership traits.  Ceasing to be aggravating however doesn’t require that you learn any new skills.  It just requires that you stop some bad behaviors. 

    The higher one goes in a leadership role, the more the problems are behavioral. All other things being equal, people skills (or lack of them) become more pronounced higher up.  As an individual advances in an career, behavioral changes are often the only significant changes that can be made.  So, it becomes the behavioral traits that are the distinguishing factors in a professional’s career journey.

    In this session, we’ll review some of the habits that hold professionals back from receiving the respect and even the promotion that is due.  Attendees will be provided specific steps to restrict these negative habits, some of which include: 

    • Passing Judgment
    • Making Destructive Comments
    • Starting with “No” “But” or “However”
    • Telling the World How Smart You Are
    • Negativity or “Let Me Explain Why That Won’t Work”
    • Withholding Information
    • Playing Favorites

    Joyce Chastain, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

    With many years of senior-level human resources experience in the private sector environment, Joyce Chastain brings practical know-how to each engagement.  As a human resources consultant with The Krizner Group, she specializes in talent development, employee relations, internal investigations, employment law compliance, and affirmative action plans.  She is a frequent guest speaker for professional associations and academia covering a wide array of human resources topics.

    Ms. Chastain holds a Business Administration degree from Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, GA; was awarded Senior Certified Professional designation, Senior Professional in Human Resources designation and holds an Advanced Certificate in Internal Investigations.

    She served on the board of the HR Florida State Council from 2007 through 2016, serving as President in 2013 and 2014.  Additionally, she has served as a:

    • Member of the Florida State University Center for Human Resource Management;
    • Board Member of the Big Bend Society for Human Resource Management;
    • Board Member of the Big Bend Business Leadership Network; and
    • Mentor in the Society for Human Resource Management Program.

    Ms. Chastain has been named a Tallahassee Volunteer of the Year Finalist and Leon County Schools Volunteer of the Year.  She was selected as one of the “Twenty-five Women You Should Know in Tallahassee” and was honored with the designation of the Florida Human Resources Professional of the Year.  She has also been featured by the Florida Trend Magazine as a Trendsetter in Human Resources.