At War with Leadership! Lessons Learned Based on The Art of War
Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST) 10:15*AM-11:20AM (*Registration 10:00AM-10:15AM)
Presented by: Debi Dault, CRP, GPHR, SHRM-SCP - Dault Global Solutions
HR leaders sometimes feel like they are fighting a war. Every day is a different battle.
HR professionals may fight for their organization and the people they serve or fight against those opposed to compliance, policies, and the company’s strategic goals.
This session will cover leadership, strategy and tactics based on lessons learned from a Chinese General, Sun Tzu who wrote the book art of war almost 2500 years ago. The book is famous for its practical advice on warfare, but the lessons mentioned can also apply to anyone that is in a leadership role. This lighthearted, interactive session will give attendees practical applications to become more effective leaders.
Participants Learning Objectives:
- Explore the 5 characteristics of the best leaders
- Discuss the 4 faults that affect leaders
- Determine techniques to create leadership strategies
Debi Dault is President and CEO of Dault Global Solutions, a business management consulting firm. She has 30+ years’ experience in HR and Business Strategy. She has held various positions in her career including, recruiter, HR Business Partner, Vice President and served as an Executive on a Board of Directors for a billion-dollar company.
Debi is passionate about supporting business leaders in all things HR. Her experience leading key initiatives including mergers & acquisitions, Greenfield operations, people strategy, talent development, global mobility, retention and succession planning. Her history of augmented responsibility in fast paced growing industries in both the private and public sectors has helped her provide valuable insight to the organizations she serves. Debi’s proven track record comes from managing cross-functional teams in multiple geographies and cultures from start-ups in Singapore to mature operations in Aberdeen.
In addition to her consulting business, Debi also teaches business and leadership topics including the SHRM Learning System. She is a sought after, recognized speaker on global and strategic business issues. Her experience in improvisation comedy allows her to readily adapt to any situation. In keeping with her mission to give back to the HR profession, Debi is a volunteer leader for SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management). She currently serves as the Director of Global HR for Texas SHRM and Conference Director for the Texas SHRM Global HR Conference. She has served as past president for Dallas HR and past Director for Texas SHRM.