NMSHRM March 2021 Newsletter 
Spring is right around the corner here in Northern Michigan!
Check out what NMSHRM has going on this month!
Friday, April 16th at 9:00am
Matt Jones has done what anyone would consider impossible. Conqueror. Overcomer. Champion. Superhuman. None of those words do him justice."

-Scott Hamilton, Olympic Gold Medalist
"HR is a Marathon"
Matt's signature presentation, "HR is a Marathon,” will inspire and empower HR Professionals to drive business success through conversation. From Matt’s story of overcoming impossible odds, you will walk away empowered to put into action the strategies Matt shares. From his experience of going from a three-time cancer conqueror to completing eight marathons on eight continents after relearning how to walk, you can learn how to stay motivated as an HR Professional.
From this presentation, you will:
1. Be able to identify three choices that will help lead you and your organization through adversity and change.
2. Learn the number one way to become solution orientated versus problem-focused.
3. Discover two ways to be renewed and energized as a Human Resources Professional.   
"Happiness is a Marathon":
How to Be Happier at Work and Life

According to the latest research, most Americans are unhappy at work. Depression rates are at an all-time high. Matt’s brand-new talk provides strategies that can be applied immediately and lead to lasting levels of happiness. Matt’s presentation shares core principles from his latest book, “Happiness is a Marathon: 26.2 Ways Be Happier at Work and in Life.”
From this presentation, you will:
1. Discover the number one challenge to being happy
2. Learn five core happiness strategies from the field of Positive Psychology
3. Experience simple happiness technique you can apply immediately
Tentative Agenda:

9:00 - 9:10am: Opening Announcements
9:15 - 10:30: HR is a Marathon: How to Stay Motivated in HR
10:30 - 10:45: Break/Informal Networking/Questions
10:45 - 12:00: Happiness is a Marathon: Core Principles from Positive Psychology 

The presentation will be held virtually, and registration and event information will be sent in the coming weeks. We hope you can join us!
Monthly NMSHRM Meetings
Thursday, March 11th from 9:00am - 9:45am
This month's Roundtable discussion will feature a guest speaker from NCMC to discuss free tuition opportunities for frontline workers. All roundtable discussions are held the second Thursday of the month. Zoom information below:

Meeting ID: 979 1351 2079
Passcode: 470424
Thursday, March 18th from 6:30pm - 7:00pm
We are continuing to read "The Servant" by James Hunter, and will be reviewing Chapters 1 and 2 for discussion. All are welcome to join! Zoom information below:

Meeting ID: 942 1140 3021
Passcode: 348161
Employee Appreciation Day (March 5th)

International Women's Day (March 8th)
Did your organization do anything to celebrate?
Feel free to share at northernmichiganshrm@gmail.com or post on our Facebook page! You might just inspire someone else to celebrate in the future!
Last but not least, check out our monthly blog on our website at www.nomishrm.com/blog-news.

This month's topic discusses cyber security- is your company prepared in the event of a cyber attack? Visit the link to find out more!
Have a Happy (and lucky!) March!