June 5 - How to Achieve The Drama-Free Workplace: 3 Key Principles (San Francisco or Santa Clara)

JUNE 5, 2019

8-10 a.m. - SAN FRANCISCO
Embarcadero Conference Center, 4 Embarcadero Center, Stanford Room, San Francisco, CA 94111

JUNE 5, 2019
12:30-2:30 p.m. - SOUTH BAY
UCSC Extension, 3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95054

In her book, The Drama-Free Workplace, Patti Perez, VP of Workplace Strategy at Emtrain, introduces fresh ways to solve some ofHR’s most challenging problems. Whether the current workplace drama at your organization involves issues related to sexual harassment, ethics lapses, bias or diversity, these innovative solutions will get you closer to becoming drama free at work.

Join us for a discussion with Patti where she will focus on the reasons behind her groundbreaking principles as well as on practical ways to implement her solutions.


• The litigation-avoidance paradox: How to unshackle your company from the grip of irrational fear since taking steps in a singular effort to avoid lawsuits, paradoxically, actually invites employees to head to the nearest courthouse. (Chapter 5)

• How we can anticipate drama-producing events and properly prepare for them to minimize the likelihood that they will lead to workplace drama. (Chapter 6)

• The ways in which we can implement lessons learned from a culture of safety – one that authentically focuses on working together to prevent workplace accidents and injuries – into the world of workplace conduct. (Chapter 7)

Patti will use her trademark style - combining research, experience and humor - to present the audience with creative but doable solutions to make yours a healthy, inclusive and productive workplace culture.

Nonmember: $65
The Drama-Free Workplace book included with registration and breakfast or lunch provided.


Patti Perez serves as VP of Workplace Strategy at Emtrain. She combines her experience as a licensed California attorney, a professionally-certified HR executive, a workplace culture specialist, an expert witness in state and federal court, a state regulator and an entrepreneur to achieve her mission to transform workplace cultures from reactive to proactive, from fear-based to empathy-based, and from disconnected to radically connected and inclusive.

Patti is also the author of the newly-released book, The Drama-Free Workplace, which combines her professional experience with compelling data and a broad range of behavioral science research findings to present innovative solutions and a fresh approach to creating and maintaining a healthy, drama-free culture at work.

A native of El Salvador, Patti is a graduate of UCLA and the UCLA School of Law and works throughout the US and internationally. She lives in San Diego with her husband, Tom, where they enjoy the life of empty nesters but remain their three kids’ (Nick, Christina, Tony) biggest fans!

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Wendy Fong
(650) 378-1328