Women's Council Of Chamber In Cleveland To Discuss ‘Dealing With Difficult People’

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Sandi Kramer
Sandi Kramer

To address how to survive encounters with troublesome customers and colleagues, the Women’s Council of the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce will present a program on “Dealing With Difficult People.”

Officials said, "Some people go to extraordinary lengths to be difficult. Unfortunately, these difficult people—be they co-workers, bosses or customers—face us constantly. The way we handle them can affect our job, our advancement and even our health."

Presenter Sandi Kramer will offer tips for coping with these problematic relationships on Monday, April 22, in a 12-1:15 p.m. lunch-and-learn presentation at the Chamber of Commerce.

Ms. Kramer is a successful business owner, life coach, motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur, wife, mother and teacher.

“Sandi deals with people from all walks of life and in many life situations,” Ann Marie Brewer, Women’s Council chairman, said. “Her diverse experience with people makes her an ideal speaker for this session.”

During the session, Ms. Kramer will discuss how to deal with difficult people by discovering M&M’s, determining if you are a PR person or BS person and using the KISS method.

“And if all else fails, sometimes you have to hush up and listen,” Ms. Kramer said with a smile.

“All women and men are invited to participate in our Women’s Council sessions,” Bernadette Douglas, executive vice president for the Chamber of Commerce, said. “We encourage you join us for this opportunity to network and to learn about how you can deal with those people in your life who are just difficult to deal with.”

The cost of the “Dealing With Difficult People” session is $15 for Chamber members and $25 for non-members and includes a buffet luncheon. To register, call 423 472-6587 by noon on Thursday, April 18. Chamber members also may register online at the community calendar at www.clevelandchamber.com.




Hargett Report Says Tennessee Economy Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

The number of new entity filings coupled with a historically low unemployment rate indicates Tennessee has a healthy economy, according to a report released by the Secretary of State's office. There were 9,524 new entity filings in the second quarter of 2017, representing a 6.8 percent increase compared to the same time last year. Initial filings have had positive year-over-year ... (click for more)

Tennessee Supreme Court Rules Trial Judges May Set Minimum Term Of Confinement

Jason Ray brought a lawsuit in federal court in West Tennessee seeking money damages for an alleged violation of his civil rights.  Ray pled guilty in 2013 to theft of property over $60,000 and received a sentence of 10 years, with 11 months and 29 days to be served in the local jail and the rest on supervised probation.  This type of sentence is known as split confinement. ... (click for more)

State Plays Tape Of Prior Testimony Of Shooting Victim After He Refuses To Come To Court

The state on Thursday played a preliminary hearing tape of shooting victim Kadarius Johnson after he refused to come to the Criminal Court trial of the man accused of shooting him in the back of the head. Prosecutor Andrew Coyle said every effort had been made to contact Johnson, who he said told investigators that if he testified he would be labeled as a snitch and killed by ... (click for more)

Langdon Strickland, 33, Dies From Monday Afternoon Shooting

Langdon Strickland, 33, who suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting on S. Kelly Street early Monday afternoon, has died.   Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot at the 500 block of S. Kelly.  Upon arrival, Chattanooga Police officers located the victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Hamilton County EMS transported the victim to a ... (click for more)

Shame On Anyone Planning A Protest At Coolidge Park Thursday Evening - And Response (4)

Whether you're Alt-Left or Alt-Right, Coolidge Park isn't the place to showcase your hate and indifference with one another. Just because it's your right, that doesn't necessarily mean that you should do it. Many have this misconception that this park is named after a President, Nope. It's named after a great man, a true patriot, and Medal of Honor recipient from right ... (click for more)

A Tale Of 3 Properties

Here in Lookout Valley on the far southwest edge of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, trees and rocks are plentiful but sidewalks are as rare as unicorns. It’s a land the governments forget – until tax collection time.  The recent county reappraisal spoke about ‘comps,’ recent sale prices of comparable local properties. But the assessors defined ‘comparable’ to suit themselves, ... (click for more)