Bringing Empathy to the Workplace

  • Thursday, November 03, 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • The DeSantis building at Nova Southeastern University


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[Rescheduled after Hurricane Matthew]

Bringing Empathy to the Workplace

Presented by Karen Millsap

Karen Millsap took a personal tragedy, turned it into purpose, and is paying it forward.  She educates employers on how they can best support grieving employees. As she states, "Tragedy or life altering changes occur in all of our lives at some point: death of a loved one, divorce, health-related issues, and more, produce an emotional distress that is impossible to 'turn off' at work."

Discover practical empathy, reinforce unity and elevate performance

In this session we will

  • Discover how change management relates to grief management
  • Strengthen self-awareness and self-regulation in order to appropriately respond to emotionally delicate situations
  • Learn ways leaders can put compassion into action to better support grieving employees within their organization
  • Debunk myths that have become barriers to healing
Join us on November 3rd to learn more about personal Change Management of life events.

About Karen Millsap

Karen Millsap became a widow at 29 when her husband was tragically murdered while teaching his CrossFit class.  After losing most of her support network and experiencing a domino effect of other losses, Karen recognized the overall lack of assistance in our society for grieving people.

This realization ignited Karen’s desire to launch The Grief Consultant, a company that offers leadership development workshops and strategic reinforcement programs targeting emotional awareness.  

In addition, Karen speaks at conferences nationwide and hosts community events to teach how everyone can put compassion into action - and why it’s important we don’t stand idle in the face of each other's struggles. She has designed practical tools that, when combined with her inspirational story and magnetic personality, fortify unity and uplift humanity. 

Karen has been featured on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Good Morning Washington and various news outlets. She's also been featured by SHRM Magazine and is a regular contributor to the international online magazine, Richtopia.

This event was previously scheduled for October 6th, but was postponed until November due to Hurricane Matthew.

Join Us At

The DeSantis building at Nova Southeastern University. Suite 3000 (3rd floor) 

About SFLODN Monthly Meetings

Our meetings occur on the first Thursday of every month.
Doors open at 5:30pm for Networking, Dinner and Introductions.  Presentation begins at 6:30. 

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Location: the DeSantis building at Nova Southeastern University. 3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

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