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Speaker Topics

The HR Lady Vision: To help leaders create successful companies which employees do not want to desperately want a vacation from.


Wendy Sellers is an HR expert, consultant and speaker who focuses on being relatable without overcomplicating things. She has many topics for interactive, facilitated workshops focused on management training, leadership development and corporate culture - and will work with you to customize your meeting. 


As a realistic, witty and energetic consultant, trainer or event speaker, Wendy is authentic and transparent - above all, she keeps it real. She is honest, loyal and direct - there is never any sugar coating! Two of the most popular for conferences are 3 Things Leaders Should Know - and - 5 Ways Our Employees Drive Us Crazy.


Three Things Leaders Should Know 

(1) Your personality annoys us

(2) Common sense isn't common and 

(3) You suck at communicating  


This humorous session is about reflecting as a professional and asking the question: "Am I part of the problem?" Employees, managers, and leaders will come out of these events with a new perspective to change their workplace behaviors and actions immediately. 


Participants will learn about the 4 personality styles using the DiSC model and how the differences can cause (and resolve) interpersonal conflict. We will dive into the fact that common sense is actually a set of skills learned by a common group of people and why it is imperative to take away judgment and offer to teach the skills that are lacking. And finally, the concept of active listening through distractions will be spotlighted through a short group activity. (Her leadership book, "Suck It Up, Buttercup" goes a few steps further on this topic.)


Five Ways Our Employees Drive Us Crazy and What To Do About It!

(1) They don't listen 

(2) They make so many mistakes

(3) They have no common sense 

(4) They have an entitlement mentality  

(5) They just don't care   


This is also a humorous session about reflecting as a manager or leader. We will review each point and analyze WHY employees do things to drive us crazy. Hint: It is most likely their manager using ineffective strategies of (1) clear two way communication, (2) training and development methods, (3) making assumptions about their skills, (4) forgetting that it is 2019 not 1990 and (5) not engaging employees effectively.

Testimonial

"I rated you the BEST of all the seminars I attended today at the conference. Good job! As we exited, one of my colleagues said "I wish my Director had sat in this session. She NEEDS it.' Fortunately, MY Director is SUPER. I just ordered at T Shirt!" - Mike

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Hot Leadership Topics

Contact Wendy for many other speaking topics related to HR and Leadership including but not limited to: 


  1. Understanding all Generations to Improve Communication
  2. Preparing for 2025 by Retaining & Engaging Millennials
  3. Understanding Personality Styles to Improve Productivity 
  4. Emotional Intelligence & Common Sense - It Is Not What You Think! - view white paper
  5. Ownership Mindset - Get Your Team in The Game
  6. Five Ways to Destroy Your Business (Or Not!) -  view white paper 
  7. Preventing Harassment with a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace (a separate session on rudeness and civility is also available)
  8. Vision, Mission, Values - The glue that holds on an organization together
  9. Feedback, Performance Conversations and Accountability
  10. Building Your Circle of Influence (Networking 101)
  11. Five Ways Our Employees Drive Us Crazy
  12. Three Things Leaders Should Know


What are you waiting for? Call today for realistic, energetic, humorous speaker. 407.493.1582

"You might be part of the problem" 
   -  The HR Lady

"You might be part of the problem" - The HR Lady

Company Vision: It is vital!

According to a survey of 23,000 employees conducted by Harris Interactive, only 37% of employees actually understood what their employer was trying to achieve.


How can you fix this? Talk about the Vision often – have it on meeting agendas and email signatures. Talk about it in performance meetings. Discuss it interviews. Use it as reasons to tell employees yes or in some cases - no.


Can your organization describe your company vision in one sentence?

Employee Engagement

Engage your team and improve your bottom line. -  The HR Lady

Suck It Up, Buttercup - Author Interview

What do you mean when you say Suck It Up? 

What makes a good leader? 

What is up next for The HR Lady, an HR expert, leader, author and speaker??


HR Expertise

Orlando and North Florida Medical News (expert writer)

Orlando medical news

Florida Today (Article)

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Click here for the article in Florida Today.

Internal Auditors Magazine (Article)

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HR Superstar Practitioner (Award)

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LinkedIN (Articles)

LinkedIN Articles



LinkedIN Articles can be found here.

Wendy's Blog

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HR/ Leadership blog can be found here.

3 Things Leaders Should Know

Enjoy this 25-minute session on 3 Things Leaders Should Know: (1) Your personality annoys people (2) Common sense is not common and (3) You suck at communication. Read more in my book "Suck It Up, Buttercup."  

People Leave Bad Managers

National Speakers Association

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