MEGA SESSION: Practical and Real Strategic HR: The Normal Play Book Won’t Get You There

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session identifies the top six mistakes HR professionals make that chip away at your credibility and helps you understand how your current behavior may be eroding HR’s effectiveness.

Are you tired of working really hard and being “tolerated” within your organization? Learn what management really wants from you and how to astound them regarding what you can bring  to the table. You’ll look at contributing in an entirely different way so you can be a real asset to your organization. Become the future of HR by adjusting your current mindset in order to  deliver what your organizations needs today...and a decade from now.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Margaret N. Morford

Margaret N.

Margaret is CEO for The HR Edge, Inc., an international management consulting and training company. Her clients have included Lockheed Martin, Chevron, Time Warner, U.S. Secret Service, Sara Lee Foods, Home and Garden Television, Roche, Nationwide Insurance, NAPA Auto Parts, Homeland Security, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell & Columbia Medical Centers), U.S. Marine Corps, Deloitte, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Vanderbilt University, Comcast, Intercontinental Hotel Group, National Institutes of Health, McKee Foods, Skanska, Fox Broadcasting, Schwarz BioSciences, Fifth Third Bank, Verizon, SAS (computer software), The Nashville Predators national hockey franchise, Northrop Grumman, Miami University, Wells Fargo, TECO Energy, AmSurg, Quorum Health Resources, the U.S. Naval Nuclear Submarine Group and various local and state governments. Previous to owning her own company, Margaret was Sr. Vice President, Human Resources Consulting for a national consulting firm out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has a BS degree from the University of Alabama and a JD degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law. She has worked as an attorney, specializing in employment law as well as been Vice President of Human Resources for three large companies and served on the Board of Directors for Aegis Sciences Corporation. She is often quoted as a business expert in newspapers and magazines across the country including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, CBS Money Watch and Entrepreneur and appears regularly on local ABC, CBS and Fox television affiliates. She is the author of the business books, “Management Courage – Having the Heart of a Lion” and “The Hidden Language of Business – Workplace Politics, Power & Influence.”

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Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Mega Session
Leadership & Navigation
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