GSHRM August 2 Membership Lunch Meeting

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2022
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Poinsett Club, 807 E Washington St, Greenville, SC 29601


  • For current GSHRM members only.
  • Guests limited to 2 membership meetings per year. To join GSHRM click membership button.
  • For corporate group members only.
  • Registration Code Required. Contact administrator.

Platinum Meeting Sponsor

GSHRM Monthly Membership Lunch

Working Through Conflict:
Communication in Challenging Situations

Kady Jacobs, Anger Management of the Upstate

Registration is $25. Please register by July 28.

Kady Jacobs will provide enlightenment on ways to effectively engage in difficult communication at work and in our personal lives. At some point many of us have experienced that awkward moment when a conversation becomes strained or we know that we have to have that challenging talk, but not quite sure how to navigate those moments. Knowing how to appropriately engage could lessen the likelihood of increasing conflict while also moving toward resolution and/or compromise. Attendees will:

  • Gain understanding of causes to the breakdown in communication
  • Learn techniques to increase more effective communication
  • Learn various communication tips and techniques to diffuse anxious situations

Speaker Bio: Kady Jacobs is the owner and founder of Anger Management of the Upstate, located in Mauldin, SC. 

Kady has over 20 years of instruction and facilitation from teaching special education, self-contained classes 4th and 5th graders to facilitating parenting groups for various non-profits in the Greenville, SC area. Kady has worked for Anderson and Greenville School Districts, the Commission of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, the Governor's Office - Continuum of Care, and Greenville Technical College, just to name a few.

Kady is certified to facilitate court recognized classes in Anger Management, Parenting and ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences). Kady spends her life in service to others. She enjoys empowering others to face life challenges and being a catalyst to positive life changes.

Kady was born and raised in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. She relocated to South Carolina where she earned her BA in Elementary Education and BA in Psychology from Clemson University.  She later obtained her MA in Management and Leadership and Human Resource Management from Webster University.



    HR Certification Credit: GSHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. This program is pending for 1 hour of SHRM re-certification credit and 1 hour of HRCI General re-certification credit. Certificates will be emailed to those in attendance after the meeting along with a Feedback Survey.

    Poinsett Club Dress Code: Business casual. For gentlemen, a necktie is not required. Ladies shall dress appropriately. No jeans, shorts, or tennis shoes will be allowed. Cell phone use is not allowed in the Club.

    Solicitation at Meetings: With the exception of our meeting sponsor(s), GSHRM enforces a no solicitation policy at meetings. View the policy here.

    Accommodations: Please indicate any special accommodations or dietary restrictions on your reservation form, or contact by the registration deadline.

    Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations after the deadline date are subject to the meeting fee payment. Please direct changes or questions to


    P.O. Box 5202

    Greenville, SC 29606


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