Now You're Speaking My Language: The Art of Workplace Influence


January 14, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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The Hyatt Lodge
2815 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Successful HR leaders embrace effective communication as a competitive edge. However, little is possible without a common language for navigating the inevitable differences in personality style that we encounter along the way. This workshop will provide a framework for uncovering and leveraging the diverse strengths and preferences that drive collaboration, encourage productivity, and increase professional influence at the office.

Registration & Networking - 7:30AM
Breakfast & Announcements - 7:45AM
Program Begins - 8:00AM
Program Concludes: 9:30AM

about the speaker 

Erich Kurschat with Harmony Insights 

Erich Kurschat ( is the owner of Harmony Insights LLC (, a company that helps organizations and consultants leverage the DiSC personality assessment.  He is also the founder of HRHotSeat (, a licensed mastermind community of real HR pros solving real HR problems.  Erich draws from a broad range of experiences as a corporate HR professional, a public speaker, a career coach, a classical musician, and a proud introvert to inspire others toward meaningful work and productive workplace relationships.

About the Sponsors: Professional Benefits Administrators

Professional Benefit Administrators, Inc. (PBA) is an independently owned third party administrator (TPA) specializing in employee benefits administration. We pride ourselves on providing customized, flexible solutions to meet the needs of our broker partner and their client. As innovators and thought-leaders in our industry, PBA delivers flexibility in plan design, greater financial control, informed decision making, and opportunities for savings through cost containment programs and solutions.

As a full service TPA we manage all self-funded administrative needs by doing what’s best for the members so they can focus on what’s important to them.

This program is approved for 1 PDC through SHRM and 1 PDC (HR General Credit) through HRCI. 


$40.00 Member Ticket
$30.00 Earlybird rate before January 14

$60.00 Non-Member Ticket
$50.00 Earlybird rate before January 14

$40.00 HRHotSeat Member Special