Adapting, Succeeding and Thriving in the Workplace: Tactics for Taking Command of Your Career and Combating Negativity

Friday 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Ballroom

Session Description:

The ability to stay positive and focused on the battlefield of change, challenges, and uncertainty is essential for your HR career success. In this explosive keynote presentation, you will take away tactics and tools for staying motivated, responding to workplace battles and recapturing passion for your career.


Highlights include:

  • Seven strategies for taking charge of change
  • Ammunition for adapting to workplace situations that are beyond your control
  • Twelve motivators to add to your arsenal
  • Five ways to recapture passion for your career
  • How to enlist “resiliency resources” as a defense against adversity


Sarita Maybin

Growing up in a military family, Sarita lived in many places, including 9 years in Germany. Moving frequently, she discovered the importance of adapting, staying positive and “playing nicely.”

She is an international speaker, communication expert and author whose audiences have fun learning how to stay positive, constructively confront tough communication situations and work together better.

During her 20-year speaking career, Sarita has spoken in ALL 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Jamaica, Canada, England, Asia, Iceland … and on the prestigious TEDx stage. Her clients include Hewlett Packard, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles County, Department of the Navy and University of California, among others.

Sarita is a former university Dean of Students with a Master’s degree in Counseling, a Toastmasters Humorous Speech contest winner and a Past President of the National Speakers Association, San Diego chapter. She has also been interviewed by the media about her book “If You Can’t Say Something Nice, What DO You Say?”