Professional Development & Leadership Seminar

Monday, September 23rd

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SHRM PDCs – 4 approved

HRCI – 4 approval pending

First 55 people to register will receive a FREE headshot at the event!

Cost: $65 for SCHRA members; $85 for non-SCHRA Members; $25 for Students (no headshot)

Galen’s immersive, interactive sessions will transform the way you communicate, drive culture, and show up as a leader and part of a team. Through laughter, learning, and powerful moments of pin drop silence, you will experience firsthand the impact that a “Yes, And” culture has on the performance, mindsets, and engagement of teams. Come away empowered with practical, tangible skills that will redefine the way you and your team communicate, build relationships, and approach culture in your organization.


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Build a “Yes, And” Culture of High Performance, Engagement & Human Connection; Keynote Speaker, Galen Emanuele

Galen’s highly-interactive keynote session will teach you how to apply the improv concept of “Yes, And” to skyrocket communication, leadership, self awareness, and emotional intelligence. Through skill-building exercises, you will laugh and learn while gaining strategic communication and leadership skills that will permanently transform the way you show up and contribute to your teams in business.

(Light refreshments served)

1 SHRM PDC (approved); 1 HRCI (pending)


1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Cultivating Creativity, Innovation, & Resilience; Presenter, Galen Emanuele

In this session, you’ll dive deeper into Galen’s content with more activities focused on cultivating a cohesive culture of innovation, creativity, and continuous improvement where people feel safe to share ideas, embrace mistakes, and contribute fearlessly.

1 SHRM PDC (approved); 1 HRCI (pending)


2:25 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. I’m Worth It! Strategies to help communicate your value; Presenter, Bryan Rutberg

  • Improve your ability to effectively communicate individual value in a professional setting.
  • Learn how to promote your personal brand both in personal and professional setting.
  • Learn tools to assess your current value and transfer that assessment into a personal branding statement.

1 SHRM PDC (approved); 1 HRCI (pending)


3:35 p.m. – 4:35 p.m. Navigating Conflict or Delivering a “No” Using the Tools of “Yes, And”; Presenter, Galen Emanuele

One of the biggest challenges that we face in business and as humans is how to effectively deliver a ‘no’ and navigate conflict. In this session Galen teaches how to successfully navigate the art of delivering a ‘no’ and navigate conflict, providing you with a concise set of tools and framework. Learn how to take a collaborative, strategic approach that puts the relationship first, focuses on a solution, and feels authentic and supportive without crushing employee and team morale.

1 SHRM PDC (approved); 1 HRCI (pending)


4:35 p.m. Networking Reception Begins!

Appetizers and Beverages served

Event Location: Delta Hotel - 3105 Pine St, Everett, WA 98201
Date & Time: Monday, September 23 - 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. with Networking Reception to follow