Coaching the “Inner Critic”: Unleashing Confidence and Conquering Internal Bias | Sessions

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Coaching the “Inner Critic”: Unleashing Confidence and Conquering Internal Bias
In-Person and Virtual Monday 06/24/2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
Join us to transform how you and others perceive and react to internal challenges, equipping yourself with the tools to foster a more positive, confident approach to leadership and life.  
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Uncover the transformative power of silencing your Inner Critic to pave the way for confident leadership and decision-making. This session delves into the pervasive issue of the Inner Critic—the internal voice that casts doubt and criticism on our actions and thoughts, as well as others, limiting our potential as leaders. Led by Shannon Bayer, Senior Director of Enterprise Solutions Operations at SHRM and Principal Consultant, this engaging session will guide you through identifying the triggers of your Inner Critic and moving toward your Compassionate Center. This crucial shift allows leaders to pause, engage in introspection, and extend compassion to themselves and others—essential steps for advancing in today's competitive leadership landscape. Who Should Attend:  Leaders and aspiring leaders seeking to enhance their decision-making confidence and interpersonal relationships. HR advocates focused on nurturing leadership development within their organizations. Key Learning Objectives: Identify and Overcome: Understand how the Inner Critic influences your thoughts and behaviors and learn strategies to mitigate its effects.Empower Through Self-Coaching: Learn to replace your Inner Critic with an Inner Coach to propel personal and professional growth.Helping others: How you can engage in discussions around the Inner Critic to help others advance.

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Shannon Bayer, Sr. Director Enterprise Solutions Operations,