Workplace Violence Reduction: Prediction, Communication & Prevention
APPROVED By HRCI for 1.0 General Credit Hours
Join us for a webinar on May 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT.
Workplace violence is nearly 100% preventable through awareness; however, one act of violence may wipe out confidence and profit. This session presents tangible solutions in predicting and reducing the risk of workplace violence by arming employees with knowledge. The session conceptualizes the needed mindset, universal ingredients of violence, and captures the clues and pre-attack warnings most frequently missed. This session will share the attitude found in a culture of safety by highlighting the powerful tools of prediction, communication, and prevention.
- The bias-free and specific cues of violence,
- Moving beyond policy to create a Culture of Safety, and
- Fun exercises that enhance the importance of Workplace Violence Reduction.
Mark (Marcus) Mann, Principal
Sound Predictions LLC
Marcus Mann is an experienced instructor, performance coach and professional facilitator with nearly 30 years in public, nonprofit, and private sector service. As Principal for Sound Predictions LLC, he facilitates rapid organizational change, a culture of safety, and authentic influence at every level. His customized training and problem solving delivery serves the Washington, Montana, and Utah Bankers Associations, Coldwell-Bain, U.S. Coast Guard, the Washington State Department of Transportation & Insurance Pool, large General Construction firms, and numerous confidential clients.
Marcus offers a fresh perspective regarding professionalism, problem solving, and how to affirm individual influence at every level. During the past 12 years he’s served as the Executive Director of Employee Development, and as a contracted HR Director, Facilitator, and Keynote. He’s an adjunct instructor for University of Washington and Pacific Lutheran University. Prior to corporate service, he was in the US Army and spent 22+ years in public safety and community leadership. Marcus lists leading a Hostage Negotiations Team, his role in Critical Incident Stress Management, and his recovery from a potentially fatal disease as the highlights of his life.
Marcus graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia (U.VA Session 211) where he studied Organizational Behavior, Employment Law and graduated from the Behavioral Sciences Program with an emphasis on Adult Education. He is an Accredited Performance Coach and Certified in Critical Incident Stress Management. He volunteers with a number of organizations to include Boots to Shoes; War Veteran Transitions and as a Board Director for Leadership Snohomish County.
Marcus is a past recipient of the Arts & Entertainment (A&E Channel) Ace Award for Educational Excellence and co-authored the text Compelling Change! The missing element is you! (Amazon, October 2010). He is currently committed to his fourth book, Authentic 365! A year of influence & change (September 2015).
Marcus shares his motivation for teaching, influence, and leadership in one simple and sound prediction:
“Care enough to change what people know and they will likely change what they do.”