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Date: Wed. Feb 24, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Baker & McKenzie LLP
BCE Place
181 Bay Street
Suite 2100, P.O. Box 874
Toronto, ON


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Having Difficult Conversations


Having Difficult Conversations

Every one of us has a conversation we are dreading. We ignore it. We put it off.  We keep wishing and hoping that the issue will go away or magically resolve itself.  Often, all that time does in these situations is make the issue appear bigger and even harder to work through.

What if you could build your courage to have the conversations you need to have?  What would be different?   Well, your internal worry would lighter or non-existent.  And quite possibly the relationships in your life would be better too.

In this one hour session, participants will be introduced to a simple conversation framework that helps us tackle the conversations we keep putting off.   At the end of the session, participants will leave knowing some steps they can take to say ‘what needs to be said’ in an effective and supportive way. 



Lori is a dynamic communicator who motivates and collaborates with individuals at all levels to achieve lasting change.  She enables greatness and helps clients maximize their personal and professional effectiveness. 

She has extensive experience in the areas of leadership and team development, coaching, interpersonal and presentation skills, program development, emotional intelligence, change management and facilitation.  

As a facilitator, she is known for connecting with her audience and turning concepts into real and practical workplace solutions.

Business/Organizational Leadership Experience

Lori’s experience spans human resources, operations and communications in both the public and non-profit sectors.  Previously as Senior Manager of Human Resources for Accenture, Lori was accountable for developing global employee programs focused on Leadership, Career Development and Employee Satisfaction.

As principal of her own coaching practice, Lori helps people change through self-awareness, conscious choice and intended action.

Outside of work, Lori is co-Chair and current Board Member with the Oakville Distress Centre.

Education and Training

Lori holds a B.A., University of Western Ontario, Certificate in Adult Education and Post Graduate Certificate, Public Relations.  She is certified in Emotional Intelligence (EQi), EQi 360 Birkman Method and Hogan assessments.

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