Webinar : Managing Policy, Not Politics in the Workplace

Includes a Live Event on 09/15/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

With the country’s polarization seeping into the workplace, HR faces enormous challenges. While
diversity of thought ignites new ideas, creates solutions to problems while increasing the success of organizations, when differences of opinions are touted as absolutes, alienation occurs, relationships are strained, and cultures become unsafe.

While it is not the role of HR or organizations to legislate what people think, they are responsible to ensure that policies are created that honor differences. To ensure accountability, employees need to know how to respectfully interact with others at the inevitable times when opinions differ, when values clash, and when relationships are at risk.

Learn how to secure employee buy-in to uphold policies. Equip people with the skills needed to respectfully speak up when disrespectful behaviors breach policies so that a positive workplace culture is established.

In this training you will:
• Implement communication practices that increase safety while building partnership
• De-escalate conflict and create safety at times when opinions differ
• Build more positive and productive working relationships
• Decrease workplace tension and office drama
• Create a workplace culture in which teams love to work

Lorie Reichel-Howe

Founder, Conversations in the Workplace


Lorie Reichel-Howe is the founder of Conversations in the Workplace. She equips managers, teams, and business professionals to have “Safe Conversations” – transformative dialogue that uncovers hidden workplace issues. Whether addressing challenging team dynamics, cultural insensitivity, mismanaged expectations, or good old-fashioned bad behavior, “Safe Conversations” foster greater innovation, inclusion, and collaboration within organizations.


With over 20 years of experience in communications and relationship management, training, and development, Lorie is passionate about supporting organizations in creating a culture where people love where they work and love the people they work with.


Lorie is a professional mediator and conflict coach. She has supported organizations such as Pinterest, SHRM, PIHRA, Women in Technology International, County of Los Angeles Women’s Leadership Conference, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, Santa Clara Superior Court, Rimini Street Incorporation, San Jose State University, and Santa Clara County Office of Education.


Learn more about Lorie’s impact at www.ConversationsInTheWorkplace.com

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Managing Policy, Not Politics in the Workplace
09/15/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
09/15/2021 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes With the country’s polarization seeping into the workplace, HR faces enormous challenges. While diversity of thought ignites new ideas, creates solutions to problems while increasing the success of organizations, when differences of opinions are touted as absolutes, alienation occurs, relationships are strained, and cultures become unsafe. While it is not the role of HR or organizations to legislate what people think, they are responsible to ensure that policies are created that honor differences. To ensure accountability, employees need to know how to respectfully interact with others at the inevitable times when opinions differ, when values clash, and when relationships are at risk. Learn how to secure employee buy-in to uphold policies. Equip people with the skills needed to respectfully speak up when disrespectful behaviors breach policies so that positive workplace culture is established. In this training you will: • Implement communication practices that increase safety while building partnership • De-escalate conflict and create safety at times when opinions differ • Build more positive and productive working relationships • Decrease workplace tension and office drama • Create a workplace culture in which teams love to work
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