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Rutherford County Breakfast Meeting

August 10, 2018
7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
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Rutherford Chamber of Commerce
3050 Medical Center Pkwy.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

The Value of Assessments and Facilitations in the Workplace Today
Presented by Colleen Gavitt, Owner, Patriot Coaching, LLC

Hire, Communicate, Transform, Promote

Patriot Coaching, LLC has developed targeted services that revolve around an employee’s and ultimately the team’s lifecycle within an organization.  

Hire:  Determine job fit by a candidate’s thinking style, behaviors, and interests.

  • The do’s and don’ts of using assessments for hiring purposes.
  • Ipsative testing vs. Normative testing
  • What are the legal ramifications?

Communicate:  Understand yourself and others based on your personality style

  • Coach – help employees improve their job performance
  • Manage - help managers improve their management skills and practices
  • Motivate – find the keys that unlock the motivational power that lies within every individual.
  • Personality assessments
  • Build more effective relationships within and outside the organization

Transform:  Discover what it takes to become a truly cohesive and productive team

  • Trust One Another
  • Engage in Productive Conflict
  • Commit toDecisions
  • HoldOne another Accountable
  • Focus on Achieving Collective Results
  • Building new teams or increasing productivity of existing teams.
  • How will/does a person interact with the other members of a team?
  • Gain insight into team culture and address your team’s dynamics.
  • Uncover how a new employee might impact a team.

Promote: Why lose valuable employees?

  • Help current employees identify their challenges and improve job performance

An Everything DiSC™ complimentary assessment (access code) will be available for all attendees

Schedule: Doors open at 7:15 am for registration and networking. Buffet breakfast begins at 7:20 am, and the presentation starts promptly at 8:00 am.

  • Members: $18 by end of business Tuesday, August 7, $28 afterwards*
  • Future Members: $29 by end of business Tuesday, August 7, $39 afterwards.* (See below)**
  • MT|SHRM Students: $9 by end of business Tuesday, August 7, $15 afterwards.*

*On-line registration will close by end of business 2 days prior to the event. Our ability to accommodate walk-in registrations will be based on space availability.

This program has been awarded 1 hour of General HR recertification credit."MT|SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for the SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit."

Biography: Colleen Gavitt, founder of Patriot Coaching, LLC received a B.A. from the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada along with a M.Ed. in School Counseling from the University of Massachusetts – Boston. Her teaching career began in South Korea 20 years ago, where she taught English to both children and adults. Later, she shifted to counseling students at the college and high school levels.

** Up to $45 of any Guest registration may be applied towards a new 1 year MT|SHRM Membership within 60 days of the event attended.  Please call Shannan at (615) 499-5150 to take advantage.


$28.00 MT|SHRM Member Ticket
$18.00 Earlybird rate before August 7

$39.00 Future Member/ Guest
$29.00 Earlybird rate before August 7

$15.00 MT|SHRM Student Ticket
$9.00 Earlybird rate before August 7