Washington D.C. Seminars

Local Contact Information:
Spiro Serpanos
+1 (202) 367-6226
washingtondc@ims-online.com

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The Courage to Confront:
Smart Problem-Solving in the Face of Conflict
April 11, 2019 with Dr. Scott Allen
It takes courage to confront. This thought-provoking and interactive session will begin with a deep dive into emotional intelligence and why emotions are critical to your success. We also explore seven basic conflict management styles that each have a time and a place depending on your goals and objectives.
The Power of Accountability:
Build Engagement, Collaboration and Trust
May 8, 2019 with Dr. Michael Brenner
In this interactive, highly practical session, we'll examine what it takes to create an environment where people are willing to step up and take ownership for their actions and decisions. You'll learn key principles for clarifying communication, creating team cohesion, and coaching performance that reduce "victim behavior" while fostering trust and teamwork. Discover how small but powerful changes in attitude and behavior - reinforced every day - can yield tremendous results.
Authentic Leadership:
Build Trust, Communicate With Impact, and Inspire Others
June 12, 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...
Leveraging Optimism to Make Change Work
July 25, 2019 with Dr. Terry Paulson
In the good and the tough times, the best leaders leverage optimism to make strategic change for yourself and your team. Optimists are realists who are the first to admit there are problems and the first to do something about them. As a leader, you'll learn how to reframe challenges as opportunities and to turn downturns into strategic progress. You'll learn how to turn your anxiety and worries into attitudes and actions that produce results.
Getting Results:
The Absolutes to High Performance
August 29, 2019 with Dr. Clinton Longenecker
This dynamic, interactive and hands-on learning experience will: provide specific tools to help leaders better understand the causes of managerial failure; equip managers to better focus their people and themselves on desired outcomes; help leaders effectively equip their people to perform at higher levels; demonstrate the importance of creating a working environment that fosters better results; encouraging managers to maximize people power and will make a strong case for developing both people and processes in your quest for better results.
Arguing your way to success:
Utilizing debate techniques in Management
September 24, 2019 with Dr. Jarrod Atchison
This program is brought to you by Dr. Jarrod Atchison who is known for his Great Courses series on The Art of Debate. In this unique setting, Dr. Atchison will conduct a highly engaged curriculum built around developing participants' abilities to both argue and evaluate arguments in management settings. Participants will learn argumentation theory and practice as they move between “argumentation as inquiry” where participants will learn how to use debate techniques to improve decision-making and “argumentation as advocacy” where participants will learn how to defend and advance positions in their organizations.
Critical Thinking:
A Key Element Necessary to Reach the Best Decisions
October 16, 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.
From Player to Coach:
Making the Successful Transition to Management
November 7, 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.
The Manager as Coach:
Critical Skills for Achieving High Performance.
December 10, 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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