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Five Conversations You Need to Have With Your Employees

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT  
Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Kim Seeling Smith, Founder and CEO, Ignite Global

Most employee engagement issues can be solved through better communication between managers and staff. Yet many managers don’t know when to talk, what to talk about or even how to do it right.

If you want to increase engagement, you need to understand your employees’ true motivators. They are key to unleashing potential and boosting productivity.

Join Kim Seeling Smith, chief engagement officer of Ignite Global, as she shares five easy-to-apply conversation frameworks that will revolutionize the way you manage and communicate with employees.

Attend this live, interactive webinar to learn:

  • five FOCUSed conversations for employee engagement and retention
  • how to eliminate (or drastically reduce) tough conversations
  • the best tip managers can use to save time and raise job satisfaction
  • top tools that enhance communication and collaboration for remote employees.


Kim Seeling  Smith
Kim Seeling Smith

Founder and CEO, Ignite Global

Kim Seeling Smith is the founder and CEO of Ignite Global, a consultancy whose mission is to deliver the much needed breakthroughs in attracting, engaging and retaining staff in today’s "social age."

Originally trained as a CPA and management consultant with KPMG, Kim subsequently spent 15 years working as a recruiter and studying why some companies are great at staff retention, while others constantly battle staff turnover.

Recent successes include:

  • invited to judge three categories for the 2012 Australian HR Awards
  • engaged by a Fortune 500, high tech firm to design, review, and supplement a 250 piece talent attraction and retention content repository for their 35,000 resellers worldwide
  • appointed as a subject matter expert to advise US based, multi-national financial services firm’s global Senior Leadership Project Team on increasing employee engagement within the company.

Kim is a frequent presenter for the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), Australia and Singapore’s HR Summit Series and CPA Australia. She is regularly featured in Human Capital magazine, Latte magazine, and BRW.

Kim is a co-author, along with Brian Tracy and others, of 101 Great Ways to Enhance Your Career.


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