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NHRA Meeting & Networking Breakfast — April 14, 2012

Feb 23rd, 2012Comments Off on NHRA Meeting & Networking Breakfast — April 14, 2012

“What is the Triple Bottom Line? The New Leadership Model: Health Care Driving Business Growth in a People-Led Economy”

Presented by: Michelle M. Smith, CPIM, CRP, VP, Business Development – O.C. Tanner

Employees represent a significant key to the speed with which businesses fully recover from the downturn, but they are only one of many groups contributing to corporate success.  People, Profit and Corporate Responsibility make up the Triple bottom line.  The role of leadership now is to build and optimize these connections so that the company—and its people—can prosper and thrive.  The FORUM at Northwestern University has defined these stakeholders as the critical “Human Value Connections” that will lead organizations to sustainable growth in the new economic landscape of the “People-Led Economy.”         

What you will walk away with:

  • Groundbreaking research from the FORUM on a successful strategic model for leadership that embraces a broad spectrum of constituencies
  • Understanding of why our focus should be on employee “enrichment” rather than engagement
  • The advantages of pursuing a shift in strategy in how we lead, how we motivate, and how we define value
  • Evaluate viable plan designs and approaches aimed at retaking control at this time — so changes to your benefit program are sustainable, systematic and strategic
  • Learn best practices adopted by these employers
  • Take home the next steps including development of a five-year strategic plan.

To Register, visit  by Friday, April 13th 

Networking and sign in begins at 7:00 a.m.
Program:            7:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Location:           Orange County Airport Hilton 18800 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine
Meeting Fees:  $30 members, $40 guests (add $7 at the door if not pre-registered)

You can process your payment by credit card or send check to: NHRA, P.O. Box 16246, Irvine, CA 92623-6246

If you have any problems registering please contact Wendy at Unless cancellation is made by 5 p.m. on preceding Friday, charge will be made for the meeting.  Additional self-parking available at Atrium.

National Human Resources Association – Orange County, California

Nov 14th, 2011Comments Off on National Human Resources Association – Orange County, California

Tom Koch
President, National Human Resources Association – Orange County, California

“As President of the National Human Resources Association in Orange County, California I couldn’t be more delighted  with the results of our most recent Professional Development Workshop. We partnered with Michael Brainard of Brainard Strategy. The feedback from the  almost 30 participants was stellar. The overwhelming consensus was that Michael  knew the content cold; presented it an interactive, engaging and thought  provoking way, and that people got great value and actionable content that they  could immediately take back to their companies.

NHRA-Orange County has worked with Michael and Brainard Strategy before and  from those experiences has come to know that this is the high level of  performance, delivery and value at which he consistently works. We give a  strong recommendation to him and Brainard Strategy.”