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Upcoming events

    • 13 Apr 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom
    • 67

    Human resources analytics may sound a little daunting, but it’s key for decision making and measuring success. In this interactive session, you’ll learn how to apply HR data to your work and take it to the next level.

    You’ll walk away with an analytics framework and examples of how to leverage data for different functions within human resources. Whether you’re in benefits, compensation, recruiting or talent development, this session will help you better utilize data to achieve your business goals.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Discover the framework for HR analytics and assess what level you’re at within it
    • Understand the different levels of HR analytics and how to apply them in real life
    • Create an analytics roadmap and how you can continue to evolve your use of it over time


    Megan Nail, CCP, SHRM-SCP, CEBS

    As Vice President, Consulting & Total Rewards, Megan advises clients on how to meet their organization’s goals through total rewards and compensation strategy. She builds and designs valuable compensation structures that attract, engage, and retain top talent. With over 16 years’ experience as a volunteer leader at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Megan has invested in building and strengthening the HR community. She is currently the national Membership Advisory Council representative for the North Central Region, which is the highest level of volunteer leadership within SHRM. She is the immediate past State Director for HR Indiana SHRM. Megan attended Purdue University where she graduated summa cum laude with a Master of Science in Organizational Communication. Megan also received a summa cum laude Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Management from the University of Dayton. Megan most recently served as Vice President, Total Rewards Practice at First Person (now a subsidiary of NFP) and Senior Human Resources & Compensation Manager at Faegre Baker Daniels law firm. Outside the office, Megan enjoys supporting local sports teams, reading, and visiting her favorite Indianapolis restaurant, Iozzo’s Garden of Italy. She also loves spending time with her family and her two sons.

    • 11 May 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Holiday Inn/Lyric Conference Center - Downtown Duluth **Free Parking**

    Organizations that prioritize mental wellbeing as a key indicator of success foster innovation in practice, have greater retention, and become a highly sought out employer for the next generation of team members. Learn how you can identify and leverage strengths, evaluate and remedy preventable stressors, and co-create rituals and micro moments that reinforce mental wellbeing- a key indicator of employee retention. During this workshop we will answer the big question of: How can we intentionally design a cohesive, healthy organizational culture? This workshop is focused primarily on workplace resilience practices and is designed to enhance personal connection with fellow participants and colleagues.


    • Recognize existing organizational mental wellbeing indicators
    • Identify micro-moments that create a Valued Workplace
    • Create a ritual that reinforces a Valued Workplace

    About our Presenter

    Kami Norland, MA, ATR

    Kami Norland, MA, ATR, is the Compassionate Experiences Organizer (CEO) of Integrative Re-Sources, LLC, and co-founder of the global Elevate Compassion Coalition. She has stood on many international stages, delivering dynamic keynote presentations, and facilitating workshops that are uplifting, insightful, and affirming. With over 20 years of experience working in health care at local, state, national and international levels from direct care to administrator to trusted advisor, Kami is recognized as a thought-leader who is passionate about helping individuals, organizations, and communities recognize their own resilience and co-create a culture of mental wellbeing. Audiences love how she weaves the latest scientific research into relatable stories and practical tips that help re-frame, re-discover, and re-design quality of life and workplace experiences.

    • 08 Jun 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Holiday Inn/Lyric Conference Center - Downtown Duluth **Free Parking**

    A common myth is that leaders are born. The problem with this is that we tend to blame poor leadership as something only someone else could fix. We hear complaints, identify miscommunication, and put poor results in the hands of someone else to resolve. In fact, leadership is a practice, a muscle we can all develop over time with consistent, intentional focus, and once mastered, we become our own solution.

    In this interactive workshop, we will look at the choices we all make that affect our leadership, how language impacts our ability to lead, and you’ll discover your top 10 Leadership Blind Spots that ultimately are holding you back from being an even more effective and inspirational leader. 

    About our Presenter

    Elsie Storm, M.A.

    Professional Life and Business Coach Elsie Storm is passionate about providing professional development for a new generation of leaders, helping them break through their fears and replace the limiting beliefs that hold them back. Her forward-thinking, heart-centered approach breaths vitality back into her clients and the companies they support, leading to new possibilities, increased income and greater achievement on all levels. Elsie has a Master’s in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, a coaching certificate from Tony Robbins, and a client list that stretches across 11 countries (and counting). When not leading groups on international “conscious travel” experiences, you’ll find Elsie at home in Duluth, MN with her husband, Jonny, and their young daughter, Sela. Connect with Elsie on her website: TurningLifeGold.com.

    • 17 Jul 2023
    • Proctor Golf Course

    • 09 Oct 2023
    • 1:00 PM
    • Mystic Lake, Prior Lake MN

    Check back for more details.

    • 09 Nov 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    • Holiday Inn/Lyric Conference Center - Downtown Duluth **Free Parking**

    Do you deal with difficult clients, challenging customers or stakeholders?  This training is about the conflict cycle, the psychological elements that connect stressful events to thoughts, feelings and behaviors.  Responding vs reacting to challenging behavior or difficult situations is a key element in de-escalating potential crisis situations along with understanding how counter-aggression leads to escalation.

    About our Presenter

    Michelle Nelson

    Performance-driven and forward-thinking professional with a diverse skill set; stellar record of success in managing service operations, program development, leading teams, and delivering exceptional results. Consultant and training professional for public, private, and non-profit agencies on strategic planning, organization development and capacity building. Conference presentations at the local, state and national level on conflict, balancing work stress, generational differences, leadership and Life Issues Coach.

Cancellation Policy

We understand there may be occasions that require you to cancel your registration for an event. Cancellations made within (3) full business days prior to an event will be fully refunded. Due to costs associated with venue, food planning, and other expenses, cancellations not made within three full business days will not be refunded or applied to future meetings. 

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