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May Meeting - Thursday, May 12th  

7:30 AM  @ Everett Holiday Inn

Approved: 1 General HRCI Credits

Approved: 1 SHRM Credits

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Cost: SHRM Member $30 : Non SHRM $40

Monthly Meeting - May 2016 

Workplace Violence Reduction & Domestic Terror Awareness

Thursday, May 12th @ 7:30am - 9am

Approved: 1 General HRCI Credits
Approved: 1 SHRM Credits 

Cost: $30 Members, $40 Non-Members

At the Door: $40 Members, $50 Non-Members

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Workplace violence is nearly 100% preventable through awareness; however, one act of violence may wipe out confidence and profit. This session presents tangible solutions in predicting and reducing the risk of workplace violence by arming employees with knowledge. The session conceptualizes the needed mindset, universal ingredients of violence, and captures the clues and pre-attack warnings most frequently missed. This session will share the attitude found in a culture of safety by highlighting the powerful tools of leadership, prediction, communication, and prevention. 

1. Specific and pragmatic cues of predictable violence, minus the bias, 
2. Moving beyond policy to create a Culture of Safety, and
3. Fun exercises that enhance predictability and the importance of Workplace Violence Reduction.


About the Speaker: 

Marcus Mann is an experienced instructor, performance coach and professional facilitator with nearly 30 years in public, nonprofit, and private sector service. As Principal for Sound Predictions LLC, he facilitates rapid organizational change, awarding winning leadership, a culture of safety, and authentic influence. His customized training and problem solving delivery serve public and confidential clients throughout the US, Canada, and for the Asian Tourism Industry.

Marcus offers a fresh perspective regarding professionalism, problem solving, and how to affirm individual influence at every level. During the past 13 years he’s served as the Executive Director of Employee Development, and as a contracted HR Director, Facilitator, and Keynote. He’s an adjunct instructor for University of Washington and Pacific Lutheran University. Prior to corporate service, he spent 22+ years in public safety and community leadership. Marcus lists leading a Hostage Negotiations Team and other peacekeeping activities as highlights of his professional life. 

Marcus graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia (U.VA Session 211) where he studied Organizational Behavior, Employment Law, and graduated from the Behavioral Sciences Program with an emphasis on Adult Education. He is a project team performance coach and certified in Critical Incident Stress Management. He volunteers with a number of organizations to include Boots to Shoes; War Veteran Transitions and as a Board Director for Evergreen Recovery Centers, where the focus includes the safety of addicted mothers and their children. 

Marcus is a past recipient of the Arts & Entertainment (A&E Channel) Ace Award for Educational Excellence. He has been recognized nationally for his pragmatic approach to violence reduction captured in the collegiate text, Risk: Anti-Terrorism Prediction & Prevention, Pearson Academic. 

Marcus shares his motivation for teaching, influence, and leadership in one simple and sound prediction



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