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Some Thoughts & Take-Aways From U.S. Conference

Some Thoughts & Take-Aways From U.S. Conference

Posted: 2012-10-15 By David Wexler

Two weeks ago, I, along with, as it turns out, several other Canadian HR professionals, attended The Society of Human Resources Management Strategy Conference held in Palm Springs, California.

Hot weather aside, there were also some very hot speakers on the agenda, and the conference was attended by more than 600 HR professionals (mostly from the U.S., but with a sprinkling from Canada, Europe, and places such as South Africa and Saudi Arabia).

Speakers included Linda Rottenberg, CEO & Co-Founder of Endeavour (which helps emerging market leaders to be successful); David Novak, Chair & CEO of Yum Brands (owners of KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut), and Dr. Deepak Chopra, author & global thought leader.

In any large conference, there is usually a lot.....

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