Dallas-Ft. Worth Seminars

Local Contact Information:
Mike Godwin
+1 (817) 921-2752
dallas@ims-online.com

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Championing Your Ideas at Work:
Becoming Your Own Best Advocate
December 12, 2018 with Dr. John Daly
Successful advocates know how important it is to clearly communicate their ideas, how their reputations shape how people respond to their ideas, how they need to build partnerships and alliances with others in getting ideas adopted, how they must "pre-sell" any idea long before formal meetings, and how to be persuasive and influential in meetings. We will discuss new research on each of those topics - research that offers you interesting and surprising ways to champion innovations in your organization.
Speak to be Heard:
Influencing Others to Take Action
January 30, 2019 with Stacey Hanke
Stacey Hanke will help you eliminate the static that plagues communicative delivery - to persuade, sell your ideas, motivate and influence others to act on what you have to say.  She will explain the positive actions you can take to increase your impact and value to your peers, clients and teams. This highly interactive session will show you how to immediately implement the influence skills and techniques you learn to your day-to-day conversations. (NOTE: Participants should bring a smartphone or iPad with them to the session.)
Developmental and Performance-based Coaching for Today's Workforce
February 19, 2019 with John Lankford
Your individual development plan may be the single most important document to advance your career. You will depart this workshop with your personal plan and the skills and tools to coach and develop Millennials and other career minded staff members on your team. Participants will learn and experience the connection of effective coaching and feedback to each managers team to be able to improve their ability to execute consistently. In the majority (around 70%) of executive failures, the real problem isn’t bad strategy. The real problem is bad execution, according to the Fortune Magazine article titled, "Why CEO’s Fail". At its core,...
High-Impact Inspirational Leadership
March 21, 2019 with Dr. Sean Hannah
Effective leaders possess a broad set of leadership skills and competencies - the science of leadership - and they know when, where, and under what conditions to use each - the art of leadership. Dr. Hannah will combine cutting-edge research with lessons-learned from his three decades of personal leadership experience, spanning from a front line to a strategic leader, to advance attendees' capabilities and development as inspirational leaders. This seminar will cover various forms of leader style, power and influence, and focus on the more effective forms of transformational, inspirational, and authentic leadership behaviors.
From Player to Coach:
Making the Successful Transition to Management
April 10, 2019 with Dr. Michael Woodward
The transition from star player to team coach is a tremendous leap. All too often new managers are thrown into challenging circumstances with limited support and resources. With increasing globalization and the move to virtual environments, managing is more complex than ever before. As an organizational psychologist, Dr. Woodward believes that effective management is rooted in understanding the psychology of human nature.
Boosting Productivity:
Gaining Back Time for Yourself and Your Team
May 22, 2019 with Helene Segura
Do you have employees or colleagues with access to your schedule who turn your calendar into a circus? Do you or your team ever have to put in frantic hours to finish projects at the last minute? Have you ever muttered a phrase like, “I didn’t get anything done today” or “I wish I had more time”? Busy professionals lose up to three hours per day from time leaks. Interruptions, procrastination, distractions, putting out fires, and battling overwhelm are all slow leaks that steal your time when you’re not looking. In the business world, this adds up to over ten thousand dollars of lost time per employee each year. In your personal...
Powerful Communication:
Craft and Deliver your Message with Authority and Authenticity
June 12, 2019 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
Effective communication can impress people but powerful communication can move people to action.  This course identifies the elements of powerful communication and teaches the participants how to harness and utilize their own individual skills to become a communicator that persuades, inspires, and transforms.  The course will be highly interactive with group exercises, skills assessment, demonstrations, critiquing and opportunity for on-site application.  
Take Your High-Performance Leadership Thinking to the Next Level.
July 24, 2019 with Dr. Daniel Friedland
High-Performance Leaders are achievement oriented. They are visionary, purposeful, decisive and they get results. At the same time, they relate well to people. They are compassionate, authentic and courageous. But what sets them apart is they have great self awareness and systems awareness. This enables them to effectively navigate stress and change. As High Performance Conscious Leaders, they have the capacity to create highly engaged cultures that drive greater business performance and thriving enterprises. Through a mix of groundbreaking science, story, and experiential learning, you’ll learn a powerful neuroscience and...
Amazing Teams:
Create an Environment of Productivity, Cohesion and Resilience
August 13, 2019 with Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
Organizations today must understand and leverage 7 critical attributes of cohesive, productive and resilient teams. This 1 day interactive course guides participants through a learning experience to develop the seven attributes and behaviors that are critical to high productivity and effectiveness. The seven critical team attributes include: Trust, Appreciation, Communication, Creativity & Ideation, Meeting Management, Behavior Management and Problem Solving & Decision Making. 
Managing & Leading:
Strategies to Help You Excel at Both
September 18, 2019 with Ann Tardy
This session will explore the essential strategies and techniques required to powerfully lead and manage simultaneously from the same role. Being a manager is one of the most arduous and yet most valuable roles in any organization. The challenge lies in dealing with the expectations of those above and below you while also contributing to people's success around you. When you master this, you will discover how to impact any organization from the middle. You will leave this class with the skills needed to powerfully evolve into a successful Manager. 
Critical Thinking:
A Key Element Necessary to Reach the Best Decisions
October 3, 2019 with Dr. John Austin
High quality decisions have always been essential for strong business performance. Yet with the increasing speed, complexity and data availability in today's competitive environment, superior decision skills are more important than ever. This workshop will help you improve your decision-making skills by offering behavioral insights into how people actually think and make decisions. It then teaches the advanced critical thinking skills and creative strategies needed to manage unfamiliar, highly complex problems or decisions that involve significant uncertainty.
Developing Leadership Charisma:
Your Actions Speak Louder Than Your Words
October 24, 2019 with Debra Benton
The most capable don't always succeed; the ones who project their ability do. You can be the brightest in your business specialty and produce measurable results, but if you aren't consistently effective with people, it is very difficult to project your influence. In this seminar you'll acquire new tools to develop your own style of strong and directive executive effectiveness and leadership. You'll learn how the best think, act, and relate to others on a whole new level - to both get pulled up from above and pushed up from below.
The Hidden Language of Business:
Workplace Politics, Power and Influence
November 12, 2019 with Margaret Morford
Accomplishing the goals of any organization requires savvy employees who know how to forge alliances and avoid animosities.  In this session, participants will identify which of the rules of “positive politics” they are most likely to violate; obtain guidelines for their own conduct and for managing relationships with co-workers and their own manager; learn to avoid pitfalls in business communication, both oral and written; become adept at tapping into the power structure within an organization; explore a real-world case study that involves numerous political issues; learn how to network in order to expand their influence and recruit...
A Womans Guide to Leadership:
Communication, Credibility, and Influence
December 4, 2019 with Dr. Audrey Nelson
This program identifies steps women can take to navigate advancement to leadership. You will receive practical advice, techniques and strategies for getting a seat at the table, as well as tips for communicating with credibility. The focus of the session will be real-life case studies, self-assessments, experiential exercises and action steps that help women transcend barriers and enhance their leadership opportunities....


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