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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    • 7:15 AM - 9:30 AM (PST)
    • The Farmer and the Seahorse - 10996 Torreyana Road, San Diego, CA 92121
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    Online Registration for Next Chapter = Best Chapter is now closed. Registration is available at the door of the event starting at 6:45 a.m.

    Next Chapter = Best Chapter

    Join us in February, as the team from LIFE REINSPIRED leads a discussion on how to effectively transition your  organization through succession planning and transfer of institutional knowledge.  Our panel will share several proven techniques and tools including guidance on how to set the groundwork for an open conversation and effective questions to ask during a transition discussion. You will not want to miss it!  Joining the panel will be:

    Caroline Hall, MA, PCC, President of MAC Advisors and Co-Founder of LIFE REINSPIRED

    Caroline's MAC Advisors work spans the career spectrum. She has developed numerous custom group initiatives as well as several daylong programs for several Fortune 500 companies. She also works with the Career Management Center of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business to develop and deliver experiential learning programs for MBA candidates and alumni. Caroline is co-author of the 2009 book The Bigger Game: Why Playing a Bigger Game Designs Who You Want to Become.     

    Katherine Olivetti, MA, MSSW Co-Founder of LIFE REINSPIRED

    Katherine is a practicing psychoanalyst, editor, and writer; her therapeutic work focuses on helping high functioning individuals develop their full potential, navigate transitions, and unleash creativity. As senior faculty at the New York Association for Analytical Psychology, the C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, and the Child Study Center of the Yale University Medical School, Katherine has taught and supervised developing professionals and led seminars and workshops world wide.

    Sabrina Roblin, CPCC - Co-Founder of LIFE REINSPIRED                       

    Sabrina is a coach, mentor, and trainer with global executive experience.  Her work as a manager and executive in different industries brings to her coaching and training real life experience in the challenges that all decision makers face in their work. Sabrina’s work experience includes time as Chief Learning Officer of an international coaching and leadership training company, The Coaches Training Institute; marketing and production roles in the software industry; and management positions at Wells Fargo Bank and PG&E.

    Kelly McNeill - Sales Director of LIFE REINSPIRED

    Kelly has been coaching since 2014 and has worked in sales and sales management since 2001. In her coaching practice, Kelly works with individuals and teams to help them realize and step into leadership.  She understands the stress and demands of the corporate culture - after being an integral part of if for 15 years - and works with her clients to better communicate their needs and ask for what they want.                       


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    • Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    • 7:15 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • The Farmer and the Seahorse - 10996 Torreyana Road, San Diego, CA 92121
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    The successful journey of becoming a great leader requires that we receive feedback on how we can improve along the way. When someone gives you constructive feedback are you open to it? Do your emotions stay in check or do you get defensive? Are you missing out on feedback opportunities because people are fearful of how you may react? This session will explore the psychology behind our emotions and reactions, and how we can  be more open to feedback, explore and understand it. Most importantly, do something with it to become a better version of ourselves.

    This session will show you how to:

    • Seek out useful feedback.         
    • Receive feedback, non-defensively, and seek to understand it.
    • Take action on the feedback and close the loop.
    • Apply your insights to coach and counsel others to embrace feedback, both informally and formally (e.g. 360 reviews, performance reviews, etc)


    Guest Facilitator: Madeline Schmidt, Founder Monarch Training & Consulting

    For almost 20 years, Madeline Schmidt has inspired and transformed people and companies, helping them achieve their full potential through organizational development, learning, training, coaching, leadership development, performance, and culture change. 

    Madeline has had the benefit of working in the “inside,” as the Head of Talent & Leadership Development for growth companies in a variety of industries such as sales, e-commerce, real estate and development, hospitality, and financial services. She has developed and coached thousands of individuals, high potentials, emerging leaders, and executives in leveraging their current strengths, developing new strengths, shifting mindsets and approaches to achieve personal and professional goals, and uncovering blind spots that get in the way of growth and success. 

    Known for her passion, insights, and ability to connect with hearts and minds, Madeline recently followed her dream to start her own company, Monarch Training & Consulting, to create more opportunities to help people and companies unlock their potential. She specializes in flexible and customized solutions (built specifically for YOUR needs, culture, company, and people) in the areas of Leadership Development (including Coaching and 360 feedback), Organizational Culture and Employee Engagement, Learning & Development, and Women’s Leadership Initiatives. 

    Madeline has an M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, received several local and national awards for her talent development and culture change work and is a certified facilitator / practitioner in a variety of globally recognized leadership training programs such as: DISC, Predictive Index, Situational Leadership II, Situational Frontline Leadership, Situational Self Leadership, Catalyst, and AchieveGlobal.



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Past events

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2018 SDHR Forum Annual Employment Law Update
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 The Future of Talent in the Gig Economy
Thursday, November 16, 2017 SDHR Forum 2017 Executive of the Year Awards
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Courageous Conversations
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 What Does Strategic HR Really Mean and How Do I Get There?
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Achieving Harmony (balancing work and life)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Great Minds Think Unalike – How to Build a Gender Intelligent Culture
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 SDHR Forum Summer Social
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 The Difference Between Diversity and Inclusion
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 The Evolution of Total Talent Management
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Power & Engagement - What Great Communicators Get Right
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 State of Cybersecurity
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Credibility: Why Should Anyone Follow You?
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 2017 SDHR Forum Annual Employment Law Update
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 SDHR Forum Social: Farmer & The Seahorse, 5:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 Women Who Mean Business in HR
Thursday, October 13, 2016 San Diego's 1st Annual HR Executive of the Year Awards
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Solutions to Recognizing and Driving Engagement in your Organization
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 The Futurist Leader
Tuesday, August 09, 2016 Recruiting and Interviewing in the Post “Great Recession” World! A Reliable Formula Identifying High-Probability Hires
Thursday, July 21, 2016 SD HR Forum Social: Farmer & The Seahorse, 5:30-8:00pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 When Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) comes to the workplace
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Building better TA Systems: The Imperative is Now!
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 ROAR: How to Build a Resilient Organization The “World Famous” San Diego Zoo Way
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 The Key Driver to Achieving Success as an HR Leader
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 Employer Branding: What You NEED to Know Now
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Don’t Be Left Behind: What's Coming Down the Road with HCM Technology
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 2016 SD HR Forum Annual Employment Law Update
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 December Social Event
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Unwritten Rules - Presented by Alan Collins, Founder of Success in HR
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Rethinking Performance Reviews
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Rise of the Crowd: Democratizing Performance Management
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 The Business Value of Talent & Succession Management
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Unconscious Bias: Impact on Talent and Business Performance
Thursday, June 18, 2015 San Diego HR Forum Social Event
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Mentoring "Speed Date"
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 Employee Culture - It's Right in Front of you, but HOW do you do it?
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 The WHY of "Y": Insights into Millennial's in the Workplace
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 How to leverage your Diversity & Inclusion Strategy as a Resource
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Agents Aren’t Just for Hollywood
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Getting Paid to Grow the Bottom Line
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 2015 SD HR Forum Annual California Employment Law Update
Thursday, December 04, 2014 December Social Event
Thursday, November 20, 2014 BUNCO FOR BREAST CANCER
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2015 –The HR Playbook, Presented by Michelle Dente, VP Member Service - Ace Parking Management, Inc.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Your Companies Wellness as a Competitive Advantage
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 From Turnaround to Transformation: The Benefits of a Strong Corporate Culture
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 The Role of the HR Business Partner in Making Talent and Engagement a Core Value and Competitive Advantage
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Today’s Talent Acquisitions three legged stool: Sourcing, Recruiting and Selection, Presented by Lizz Pellet
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 'Next Practices' Leadership: Driving Growth & Innovation in a People-Led Economy
Thursday, June 05, 2014 San Diego HR Forum Summer Social Event
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Building a Sustainable Talent Strategy
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Behavioral Interviewing for HR professionals
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 A Seat at the Table
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 BUNCO FOR BREAST CANCER
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Victims, Villains and Heroes: Managing the Emotions at Work
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 2014 SD HR Forum Annual California Employment Law Update
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 December Wine Night!
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Veteran Hiring Techniques: How to Implement Effective Veteran Hiring Strategies for HR Professionals
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Forging HR Practice Into a Rock Solid Strategic Partner
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Creating an Injury Prevention Program That Works - HR That Works Webinar
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 Leadership Talent Review: The Illumina Story
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Creating Personal and Team Brands to Drive Company Goals
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Strategic HR Leadership for Small-Size Companies
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 The Journey to a Customer-Focused Culture
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Use On-The-Job Training to Drive Profit
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 COMPETENCY MODELS in Performance Management
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 SUCCESSION PLANNING For Long-Term Success
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Creating an HR Structure to Achieve Bottom-line Results

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10996 Torreyana Road
San Diego, CA 92121

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