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May 9, 2017

Leading Change

This workshop approaches change from a Leadership perspective by focusing on how to become a champion of that change.  Participants will learn to recognize the stages of change and how to facilitate its implementation across the organization. Leaders will identify ways to energize, optimize, and individualize change.
May 9, 2017
Critical Thinking: Problem Solving and Decision Making

Critical Thinking: Problem Solving and Decision Making

Leaders will gain an appreciation for the standards of critical thinking to include clarity, accuracy, precision, relevance, depth, breadth, logic, and fairness. They will also discuss the importance of dialogue and decision-making factors such as decision quality, subordinate commitment and time constraints. Decision-making approaches and process models will also be discussed. Leaders will follow a logical flow: critical thinking, effective problem solving, and impactful decision making.
May 5, 2017
Leading from the Core: Identify Your Key Strengths

Leading from the Core: Identify Your Key Strengths

As a leader, knowing your strengths and those of your team members is critical. Negative team experiences often occur due to limited understanding and appreciation of differences. Positive experiences occur when everyone on the team understands and values the unique contributions each member can provide. This workshop focuses on the strengths of each individual’s behavioral traits using the WorkPlace Big Five ProfileTM along with identifying communication norms for the team. Participants explore diversity within a group environment and the contributions that […]
February 11, 2014

Leveraging Non-Cognitive Skills

Colleges and universities are finally starting to realize that there is a lot more to a student’s potential than just one’s math and language test scores. I’ve known plenty of individuals who don’t do well on standardized tests yet they always seem to thrive in life when faced with challenges. Why?  Because they aren’t afraid to admit it when they don’t know something and they look at each moment as a learning experience. They are emotionally mature, persistent, resilient, and curious. […]
April 4, 2013

Persistence or Perfect Test Scores – Which Better Predicts Long-Term Success?

lan Boyle recently wrote a great article that talks about how many organizations are no longer just gauging success on test scores and academic excellence. Instead, they are also looking at noncognitive skills (things like grit, drive, or persistence) which actually may do a better job of predicting individuals’ long-term success.   I encourage you to take a few minutes to read Alan’s article – Noncognitive Measures: The Academic Trend that Could Change Everything and would love to hear what you think.

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