Mar 29 - HR Round Table: Influencing Win-Win Outcomes (San Francisco)

March 29, 2019
8:30 - 10:30am - SAN FRANCISCO
Reed Smith, 101 2nd St #1800, San Francisco

Explore and practice effective ways to influence peers, bosses, and others in this round table topic led by Jill McGillen with NextTurn Consulting. The need to influence others when you do not have authority is an increasing phenomenon in today’s workforce.  Don’t miss this opportunity to develop your skills to influence positive outcomes!


  • Identify areas of strengths and challenges related to influencing skills

  • Determine which influencing strategy best fits your specific work situations

  • Practice new approaches and communication for successful results

Breakfast is provided.


Widely known for her weekly work advice column, “Ask Jill,” and for her skills as a presenter, trainer and consultant to countless businesses and organizations, Jill McGillen is a perfect match for her role as the leader of Next Turn. She founded the company in 2001 in the midst of a highly successful business career so she could share her passion for organizational improvement, leadership training and team building with a wider audience.

Jill is one of a select group in the nation certified as a Wiley DiSC® System instructor. Her knowledge of the DiSC® System is immense, and she regularly teaches the system and trains others to bring its benefits to life.

Professional Facts

  • Created the Train-the-Trainer program for DiSC® System products
  • Creator of the CALM Conflict Resolution Conversation Model for managers
  • Author of the “Ask Jill” work advice column that ran for years in the Oakland Tribune and syndication in California, and currently online work advice blogger
  • Authorized Wiley Distributor and certified in DiSC and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
  • Honors graduate of Boston College: Business Management
  • Master’s degree honors graduate of San Francisco State University: Instructional Technology
  • Positions held in the publishing, legal and marketing professions, including senior manager role with a Fortune 500 company
  • Nationally certified as a Career Development Facilitator
  • Professional affiliations include: Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA), Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM), Bay Area Biomedical Consultants Network

“Transformational things happen when managers become leaders and employees become engaged: individuals turn into teams, and teams turn into powerful, purpose-driven assets.”
—Jill McGillen

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Wendy Fong
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