New Jersey Seminars

Local Contact Information:
Evangelia Zouras
+1 (201) 414-7380
newjersey@ims-online.com

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Organizational Savvy:
Leveraging Your Strategic Influence
January 22, 2019 with Dr. Rick Brandon
This workshop adjusts attitudes about power and politics, confronts naiveté about organizational dynamics, and provides practical strategies for building organizational impact. Those strategies include ethical lobbying, addressing hidden agendas, promoting yourself with integrity, and respecting turf and ego. This session is designed to benefit those well-intentioned individuals whose lack of political skills leaves them vulnerable to being underestimated, sabotaged, and denied credit for their ideas and work.
Executive Presence:
Convey Confidence and Command Respect as a Leader
February 12, 2019 with Joel Garfinkle
Executive presence means conveying confidence as a business leader, commanding respect, and having a professional magnetism that influences others. Executive presence trades passivity and self-doubt for self-assurance, decisiveness, and bold decision making. With this program, leaders will gain the tools to develop their executive presence and become the elite performers who influence outcomes, contribute to major decisions, and drive change for the betterment of the company. They will create a consistent view of themselves as a compelling force inside an organization. They will learn how to utilize executive presence to shape and positively...
A Womans Guide to Leadership:
Communication, Credibility, and Influence
March 5, 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....
Transformational Strategy
April 9, 2019 with Dr. Sean Hannah
One of the most important functions of senior leaders is managing the strategic processes and systems of their organizations. This includes strategy formulation, the development of strategic plans, and the execution parameters for those plans. It also includes strategic thinking, which is both a process and a mindset. No matter how well planned, reactions of competitors, suppliers, and customers; changes in regulatory environments, resource availability, or other dynamic changes often require that plans must change during execution....
Boosting Productivity:
Gaining Back Time for Yourself and Your Team
May 7, 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...
Authentic Leadership:
Build Trust, Communicate With Impact, and Inspire Others
June 11, 2019 with Dr. Todd Dewett
This workshop addresses professional success from a practical perspective. Building on scholarship and real world experience, Dr. Dewett uses funny and emotional stories to discuss how to take your team and your career to the next level. Leadership is explored through aspects of communication, decision-making, motivation, managing change, and creating a culture of accountability. Dr. Dewett addresses your core personal and people-related challenges at work using the lens of authenticity. Following thought provoking discussion and activities, you will leave with several useful takeaways you can put to use immediately. Join Dr. Dewett for...
Take Your High-Performance Leadership Thinking to the Next Level.
July 10, 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...
Building Workplace Trust:
Optimizing Relationships, Teamwork, and Performance
August 14, 2019 with Dr. Michelle Reina
Optimal relationships - relationships that fuel exceptional teamwork and performance - are built on a foundation of trust. Do you have relationships at work that suffer from compromised trust? In this interactive session, you'll learn the only real way to repair those relationships - and even optimize them - through trust building. You'll learn the sixteen behaviors driving the Dimensions of Trust: The Three Cs™. You'll get a language to talk about trust-related issues constructively. You'll gain pragmatic trust building skills and proven, practical steps to rebuild trust when it has been broken. You'll be positioned...
Amazing Teams:
Create an Environment of Productivity, Cohesion and Resilience
September 10, 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. 
Critical Thinking:
Managing Uncertainty and Anticipating the Unexpected
October 10, 2019 with Dr. Kathy Pearson
The higher you are in the organization, the more complex problems become. This fast-paced class focuses on developing advanced skills in critical thinking and breakthrough problem-solving. Discover how to increase the quality of your decisions, and those of your team, with particular emphasis on the importance of critical thinking skills to mitigate the effect of our own cognitive biases, as well as an emphasis on making decisions with little or ambiguous information and deep uncertainty. This seminar will help you leverage your team`s immense untapped wisdom to get better results. If you are responsible for improving productivity, strategy,...
The Resilient Leader:
Skills to Boost Your Leadership Abilities and Strengths
November 14, 2019 with Dr. Andrew Shatte
In this session you will learn about 7 ways to grow your leadership abilities and foster resilience on the part of yourself and those you lead. You will receive a personal profile of your strengths and weaknesses across the 5 strengths that make an excellent and resilient leader - Integrity, Mentoring, Aligned Values, Results, & Connection to the job. We will evaluate your top leadership priorities and learn if the time allocated to each is a match. We will assess your self rating of your leadership abilities and determine whether you tend to overestimate those abilities. And then we'll delve into 5 concrete skills to boost each of the 5...
The Manager as Coach:
Critical Skills for Achieving High Performance.
December 11, 2019 with Bill Hawkins
Mr. Hawkins will provide tools, introduce techniques, and discuss strategies to help you take performance to the next level. In this workshop participants will examine the latest techniques in coaching designed to improve performance, change behavior, increase engagement, support development, and build teamwork....


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