Wednesday, Nov. 7
Baby Boomer Transition Series Part II: Seven Steps for Creating a Successful Transition Plan, 7 to 9 p.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Attendees can explore 10 different aspects of living in the near future, then brainstorm and select the most satisfying choices to help create their own personal strategic plan for living a dynamic and purposeful new life. Speakers: Jack Beauregard of Successful Transition Planning Institute, and Paul Cronin of Business Development for STPI. $40 for all three workshops, $15 for one. enterprisectr.org.
Thursday, Nov. 8
Clues to Success: Reading People and Sizing Up Situations, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn how emotions figure into customer and employee satisfaction, motivation, transformational leadership and more, and how to use one’s “emotional intelligence” to identify, assess and manage people and environments. Speaker: Gavriel Meirovich, associate professor of management at Salem State University. Free. enterprisectr.org.
Thursday, Nov. 15
“HR Issues You Need To Know About,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Get up-to-date on existing, new and pending state and federal laws that, if ignored, can have serious repercussions. Workshop will deal with how laws and regulations apply to real-world situations, like hiring, firing, medical leaves and more. Speaker: Lori Harrigan, managing principal at Human Resource Solutions. Free. enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, Nov. 28
Focus on Nonprofits: Recruit, Retain and Engage A Great Board of Directors, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Look at board functions and structure, group dynamics, best practices and more to help recruit and retain members, and manage an engaged and active nonprofit board. Speaker: Theresa Hamacher, Executive Service Corps. Free. enterprisectr.org.
North Shore Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Meeting, 5 to 8 p.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Networking with chamber members and guests, and a presentation of the second annual North Shore Distinguished Leadership Awards. www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.