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We have speaking engagements throughout the year, and throughout the country (and the world!). If you don’t see something near you, check back later, as we add new events on a regular basis. We hope to see you soon!

  • December 12th, 2019
  • All Day Event

Tamra Chandler to speak at MA Women's Conference in Boston

M. TAMRA CHANDLER is the founder and CEO of PeopleFirm LLC, one of Forbes magazine’s 2019 America’s Best Management Consulting Firms. A nationally recognized thought leader, author, and speaker, she has twice been named one to Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants (2007 and 2014). Chandler has spent most of her thirty-year career developing new and effective ways for people and their organizations to perform at their peak. In 2016, she wrote the acclaimed book How Performance Management Is Killing Performance— and What to Do About It, which has been published in four languages. In 2019, she published Feedback (and Other Dirty Words: Why We Fear It, How to Fix It, and partners with clients to build cultures where healthy feedback thrives. Before founding PeopleFirm, she was managing partner for Arthur Andersen’s Business Consulting practice in the Pacific Northwest and executive in charge of People and Solutions at Hitachi Consulting. @mtchandler



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  • February 11th, 2020
  • All Day Event

Tamra Chandler to Speak at The Watermark Conference for women

Tamra Chandler is speaking at the Watermark Conference for Women in February of 2020! We hope to see you there!


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  • February 11th, 2020
  • All Day Event

LWHRA Symposium 2020 with Laura Grealish

HR 20/20 Vision

The role of a Human Resources Professional is ever-changing and becoming increasingly complex. Not only are we are expected to be well versed in areas such as business, interpersonal relationships, and leadership, but also be able to look into the future and anticipate the needs of our organizations.

With so many things pulling us in so many different directions we sometimes lose sight of where we’re going, what we’re doing and who we are. Join us at Symposium in our search for clarity, focus, and foresight.

What will your HR20/20 Vision be?


Our very own Laura Grealish will be speaking at the LWHRA Symposium 2020. Click HERE to learn more.

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  • February 20th, 2020
  • 7:30am - 9:00am pst

Tamra Chandler to speak at XPEG | CEO Masters Forum

Tamra Chandler is presenting on Rebooting Performance Management at the XPEG Masters Forum!

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  • March 9th, 2020
  • All Day Event

Tamra Chandler to speak at HR West

About the Conference

The HR West conference is where you go to find out What’s Next. Convening annually for 35 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, the event takes place in the most innovative place on earth—home to the world’s leading-edge companies. Practicing HR here requires skills beyond the ordinary, and a level of sophistication not found in other parts of the world. How will you meet the challenges of globalization as it scatters your workforce worldwide? Are you prepared to keep up with the latest hi-tech boom? React to ever-evolving definitions of work? And all the while, maintain a human touch? After all, isn’t that what our job is all about…people?

Discover techniques for staying relevant and increasing efficiencies, but doing it with a heart. You’ll meet others like you and have a chance to learn from the best. Because nowhere else on earth can you gather this kind of talent, this level of expertise…the best are at HR West! Join us March 9-11, 2020 at the Oakland Convention Center, Oakland CA.


Tamra will be presenting on Busting the Top barriers to Modernizing Performance Management. Click HERE to learn more.

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  • May 17th, 2020
  • All Day Event

Tamra Chandler to speak at ATD International Conference and Expo

The World’s Largest Talent Development Conference

May 17-20, Denver, Colorado

The ATD International Conference & Exposition is the largest, most comprehensive event for talent development professionals worldwide. It will provide you with the knowledge, strategies, and solutions you need to effectively train and develop talent. You’ll gain insights into the latest trends, best practices, and new solutions for designing, delivering, implementing, and measuring learning programs.

ATD 2020 is a learning and development conference that covers all industry subjects and provides in-depth guidance for what you need to know now to be successful. Come away with an outlook on what the future of talent development holds, and be prepared to address new challenges. When you reach your fullest potential, you can effectively develop the talent around you, giving your organization the ultimate competitive advantage—a workforce that is prepared to face the demands of today’s ever-changing business environment.


Tamra will be presenting on #FixFeedback: Creating a Culture of Feedback. Click HERE to learn more.

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