Middle Leader Café: Having Hard Conversations: Tips For Middle Leaders
23 November 17:00 (London time)
“Breathe deeply and know that who you are can withstand the experience of conflict that living requires.” – Mark Nepo
Facilitating hard conversations with colleagues is a reality for Middle Leaders consequently strategies are needed to manage these situations. Jennifer Abrams will provide “Tips for Middle Leaders” on how to navigate hard conversations to produce constructive outcomes.
This virtual session will be a “Q&A” method presented by Nancy Lhoest Squicciarini, Facilitator & Trainer for ECIS. During the session, questions submitted by attendees will be discussed.
About the facilitator
Jennifer Abrams is an international educational and communications consultant for public and independent schools, universities and non-profits.
Jennifer trains and coaches teachers, administrators and others on new teacher/employee support, having hard conversations, collaboration skills and being your best adult self at work.
Jennifer has been recognized as one of “21 Women All K-12 Educators Need to Know” by Education Week’s ‘Finding Common Ground’ blog. She considers herself a “voice coach,” helping others learn how to best use their voices – be it collaborating on a team, presenting in front of a group, coaching a colleague, supervising an employee.
Jennifer’s publications include Having Hard Conversations, The Multigenerational Workplace: Communicating, Collaborating & Creating Community and Hard Conversations Unpacked – the Whos, the Whens and the What Ifs, Swimming in the Deep End: Four Foundational Skills for Leading Successful School Initiatives, and her newest book, Stretching Your Learning Edges: Growing (Up) at Work.
To read more about Jennifer, check out this article in Go Solo where Jennifer discusses her entrepreneurial journey and shares some top tips she’d give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today.