Training

The following represent the range of custom training courses we offer:

Leadership
  • Leader vs. Manager vs. Facilitator
  • Coaching To Develop And Empower

Learn how to coach so that the work gets done, individuals accept accountability, and leaders develop ongoing dialogue with the talent that will ensure the organization achieves its goals. Ongoing dialogue and coaching are key to organization success.

  • Power And Influence

Recognize the many faces of power and learn to use them to influence results and improve leadership.

  • Identifying Strengths

Identify the strengths of the people around you and develop leadership strategies so that individuals can deliver excellent results.

  • Motivation‚ Needs, Styles, And Ownership

Identify the needs individuals must meet before they can become productive.

  • Communicating The Vision; Aligning The Values

Learn how to talk the vision and values and produce focus on the high priorities that will deliver success.

  • Healthy Skepticism

Conflicting viewpoints tend to create disturbance, but without differing viewpoints, decisions can be mediocre or even bad. How can a leader encourage broader and deeper thinking and contribution? Why should a leader do so?

  • Strategic Uses of Social Networking

Learn about the media options available to today’s leaders, the opportunities and risks each poses and the power each presents.

  • Getting things done – engaging people to execute

Leaders traditionally establish a goal and convince people to achieve it. Leaders today have a bigger challenge, engaging people in owning the goal and committing to achieving it. How does a leader facilitate execution?

  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making
  • Leadership In Fast-Moving Organizations

Review perspectives and techniques for keeping up with rapid market and internal changes.

  • Execution, Greatness, And Great Ideas That Work

Take the opportunity to review great ideas from Bossidy and Collins and discuss with peers their implications and value.

  • Emotional Intelligence and Personal Leadership

Learn what emotional intelligence is – and is not – and identify how to develop personal leadership through self awareness, self management, social awareness, and social capability. Recognize the power of “tag it and choose.”

  • Developing a Communication Strategy

Lead more effectively by understanding what communication and communications can and must do, and develop a personal communication strategy that can improve leadership, manage change, and help achieve organization goals.

Team Building
  • Teamwork and Team Building – using team-building to improve teamwork

Learn a team building process that establishes a solid basis for collaborative teamwork, better idea generation, and a focus on goals.

  • Whole Brain Team Building

Identify brain strengths and learn how to build a team, working with team members’ strengths and developing focus, commitment, and clarity around the goal and how to achieve it.

Implementing Plans; Managing Change
  • Managing Change: What Do I Do Monday Morning?

Learn how to lead change by involving stakeholders, defining behavior and business goals, and executing plans the stakeholders own to achieve the behavior and business goals.

  • Managing Change: Action Planning to Actual Implementation

Learn how to lead change by involving stakeholders, defining behavior and business goals, and executing plans the stakeholders own to achieve the behavior and business goals.

  • Project Management: Integrating People and Activity Planning to Get Results

Learn how to plan projects by involving stakeholders, defining behavior and business goals, and executing plans the stakeholders own to achieve the behavior and business goals.

Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Message-Based Writing OR Best Practices

Organize and express thoughts without dumbing down the content.

  • Message-Based Presentations

Develop organized presentations and deliver them so that the listeners believe and can make considered decisions.

  • Message-Based Communication

Examine how to organize and express thoughts in writing and presentations.

  • Best Practices in Writing

Available customized. Write effectively without sacrificing content and precision.

  • Personal Styles; Personal Effectiveness

Learn about yourself and how you tend to communicate, make decisions, and gather information. Complete three assessments: MBTI, InQ, and McClelland’s Social Motives.

  • Your Strengths, Your Whole Brain

Identify your strengths and how to be an effective professional.

  • 3 Steps – Communicating for Buy In and Results

Practice 3 steps to improve the quality of business conversations and ensure high quality listening and sharing of perspective.

  • Dealing with Difficult People
Organization Dynamics
  • Building a Culture of Conversation: Communication with a purpose, for results

Develop an appreciation for the power of conversation to ensure high quality information is shared and understood. Learn how to increase the amount of conversation across and among teams and levels of leadership.

  • Coaching and Mentoring – sharing learning across the generations and hierarchy

Develop mutual learning relationships that enable people to achieve personal and organization goals.

  • Problem Solving: Increasing Innovation and Contingency Thinking

Learn how to solve problems and increase innovative thinking and improve the quantity and quality of solutions.

  • Attracting and Retaining Talent

Examine the cycle of attracting and retaining talent and how to customize it to the four generations currently at work.

  • Establishing and communicating expectations – using performance management to meet strategic goals

Learn how to align strategies and goals, establish performance expectations that are non-ambiguous.

The Generations: What Are They Thinking?

Examine the four generations in today’s workplace and learn to appreciate the value and challenges each presents. Develop action steps to improve co-working, productivity, and talent retention.