Chapter Meeting: Creating and Sustaining a Positive Workplace

8 Sep 2020 - 6:45pm
PDU Category: 
Strategic and Business Management
Virtual (Zoom Meeting)

6:30 | Sign-In Begins
6:45 | Announcements, Introduction of Program
7:00 | Guest Speaker (1 PDU)
8:00 | Meeting concludes

Creating and Sustaining a Positive Workplace

Breaking the 7 habits of Negativity and other secrets of getting along!

Turnover, stress-related illness and disengagement are signs of a problematic workplace and often result from mismanaged change. The Gallup State of the American Workplace reports nearly 70% of employees are unhappy or disengaged at work. This presentation provides humorous insights into the 7 Habits of Negativity with strategies and tactics to stop gossip, increase camaraderie and develop positive workplace practices.

Learn techniques for getting along with others and strategies to attain the many benefits of a positive and engaged workforce.


  • Discover actionable strategies to help re-route negative behaviors
  • Learn how to eliminate negative contagion and improve culture
  • Use a seven-step approach to share and sustain a positive vision and increase job satisfaction

This session is appropriate for anyone who would like to contribute to a more positive workplace.

April Callis-Birchmeier

April is an internationally known organizational change management expert and has implemented change for clients including the State of Michigan, Whirlpool, AAA, and the University of Michigan. She’s the Author of the #1 Amazon bestseller “Ready, Set, Change”. April believes that no one should have to suffer through an unorganized, poorly managed change and the resulting negativity.

April is frequently quoted by the Associated Press, The New York Times and other international media outlets. She is the leader of Springboard Consulting and one of the "First 100" Certified Change Management Professionals (CCMP™), a Change Ignitor for the Association of Change Management Professionals, and a Certified Speaking Professional. She’s also a PMP, winner of the Top Trainer Throwdown, and President of the Association of Change Management Professionals Michigan Chapter.

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Take advantage of April's discounted offer! The Change Mastery 101™ course is discounted $150 for PMI Chapter members who enroll by October 1st.

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This will be a virtual (on-line) meeting using Zoom. Please ensure you are able to use Zoom to connect to meetings prior to the time of the meeting.

Log-in information for the session will be sent, on the afternoon of the meeting, to all those who have pre-registered.