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June 2, 2017
influential leadership

Influential Leadership Series

Looking for a comprehensive leadership development program? The Influential Leadership Series includes ten of our most requested leadership workshops. In-class discussions and developmental assignments given at the end of each workshop are customized to the specific needs of your organization. Workshops are generally spaced at month intervals to allow participants time to implement new skills. Follow-up sessions can be scheduled in between workshops to reinforce key concepts and strategies. The sequence of these workshops is important. New skills sets are […]
May 24, 2017
Transitioning to Management

Transitioning to Management

In the business world today, everything is interconnected, fast-paced, complex, and always in flux. Work that used to take weeks now must be completed in days. Everyone is under more pressure and managers are expected to get more done with fewer resources. Overcome many of the problems you will encounter in your first few weeks as a boss, whether you are a team leader, a project manager, or a unit coordinator with our workshop, Transitioning to Management.
May 24, 2017
The Professional Supervisor

The Professional Supervisor

This workshop, The Professional Supervisor, will guide you to a better understanding of the scope and nature of the supervisory position. Then, learn ways to deal with the challenges of the role. Recognize the responsibilities you have as a supervisor. Identify key techniques to help you plan and prioritize effectively. Develop strategies for being an effective leader focusing on leadership, communication, problem solving, decision-making, and delegation.
May 24, 2017
Delegating Effectively

Delegating Effectively

Effective delegation is one of the most valuable skills you can master. It reduces your workload and develops your employee’s skills. Delegating prepares your staff to be able to handle your responsibilities and simultaneously allows you to advance to other career opportunities within the organization. It is also often one of the hardest skills for a manager to master. However, it is a skill that can be learned. Explore many of the facets of delegation including the who, what, and […]
May 24, 2017
legal basics for managers

Legal Basics for Managers

Being an effective people manager means that you know what to do when problems occur and seek assistance when needed. In addition, you are also expected to have a basic understanding of employment law. Get a foundation of knowledge that can help you better manage your staff and avoid legal risks through our workshop, Legal Basics for Managers.
May 24, 2017
Interviewing Truths and Fallacies

Interviewing Truths & Fallacies

Identify the sequence and process for hiring a new employee to your department. Learn about all of the resources available to you in regard to hiring and interviewing by choosing this workshop, Interviewing Truths & Fallacies. Feel confident you are selecting the best candidate and know how to justify your decision.
May 24, 2017
Performance Appraisals

Conducting Meaningful and Honest Performance Appraisals

Review the Performance Management Process and learn about desired outcomes for the appraisal process. Gather tools and techniques to help your employees help you by learning how to write self-evaluations. Practice structuring performance discussions. Learn about and avoid common rating errors and performance rating pitfalls. Practice feedback techniques for handling difficult situations. And, review key dates and expectations.
May 24, 2017
Results Oriented Meetings

Results Oriented Meetings

A meeting is effective when objectives are achieved in a minimum amount of time. In this workshop, Results Oriented Meetings, learn techniques to improve the outcomes of your meetings. Are your meetings focused on results? Are they bridges to success that move you closer to goal achievement or do they become detours and roadblocks to getting things done? Do people leave your meeting with a sense of energy, motivation, and clarity about their assigned tasks? Do your meetings productively focus […]
May 9, 2017
giving feedback

Giving and Receiving Feedback

This workshop, Giving and Receiving Feedback, helps leaders improve their ability to give feedback, especially in difficult situations or when dealing with conflict. It also will focus leaders on the importance of providing timely touch points to ensure quality products and services are delivered. Understanding the appropriate level of guidance and direction is key.
May 9, 2017
communicating effectively

Communicating Effectively

This workshop focuses on communicating effectively as a leader in an organization. According to the American Psychological Association, a perception gap exists between leadership and employees in regard to workplace dynamics (communication, value, etc.). This gap, on average, is 20 percentage points. Everything one does and says sets the cultural tone for the organization. Participants in the Communicating Effectively workshop will explore verbal and non-verbal communication, word choice, actions, and listening skills. They’ll learn the importance of setting clear expectations […]
May 9, 2017
career development

Coaching and Career Development

As leaders, mentoring and coaching individuals is a critical skill to ensure bench strength for the long-term health of the organization. Participants in the Coaching and Career Development workshop will review multiple approaches used in developing this experience-based skill set. Leaders will discuss the various stages of development and identify any gaps their team may have in the development process. Compensating strategies also will be discussed to address the gaps, ultimately minimizing the strategic impact to the organization.
May 9, 2017
Workplace-trust

Building Trust

Trust is an integral part of every interaction. Leaders who have built a special trust within an organization are more likely to place the organization on a sustained path toward achieving excellence. The Building Trust workshop provides leaders with tools for developing and maintaining trust and building rapport. Participants will discuss the value and importance of being responsive to the feelings and beliefs of others.
May 9, 2017
leading others

Leading Others: Navigating to Total Engagement

This workshop, Leading Others: Navigating to Total Engagement, focuses on strategies for leading teams in all phases of development as well as providing tips when dealing with the expectations of individuals from different backgrounds. Leaders will learn how to project and exercise personal authority to get things accomplished and influence decisions. They will learn to recognize their strengths and deploy them strategically to create collaborative organizational outcomes. Key roles and skills needed to support collaboration will also be identified.
May 9, 2017
developing high performance teams

Developing High Performing Leaders/Teams

As a leader, you need to foster, facilitate, and challenge the leaders/teams under you. Participants in the Developing High Performing Leaders/Teams workshop will identify the core competencies that all leaders must have and master. They will learn how to develop leadership strengths instead of focusing on improving weaknesses. Leaders will also gain valuable insight on how to create a personal learning plan for continuous leadership growth – ultimately understanding how to unleash the talent of their individual team members.
May 9, 2017
leading change

Leading Change

This workshop approaches change from a leadership perspective by focusing on how to become a champion of that change. Participants in the Leading Change workshop 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

Critical Thinking: Problem Solving and Decision Making

In this workshop, 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
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. The Leading from the Core: Identify Your Key Strengths 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 […]

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