Columbus Seminars

Local Contact Information:
Mary S. Held
+1 (614) 935-6725
columbus@ims-online.com

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Creating a Connection Mindset:
Boost Employee Engagement, Productivity and Innovation
January 24, 2019 with Michael Lee Stallard
Sharing knowledge integrated from research in multiple fields, including neuroscience, organizational behavior, psychology, sociology, history and his firm's proprietary research, Mr. Stallard describes the “Connection Culture" that every organization needs to thrive for sustained periods of time. During this session, you will learn: what motivates individuals to give their best efforts; three types of relational cultures; six human needs to thrive; five elements of a Connection Culture; and best practices of individuals who create Connection Cultures.
Developmental and Performance-based Coaching for Today's Workforce
February 7, 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,...
Breakthrough Ideas:
How to Become a More Strategic Thinker
March 21, 2019 with Dr. Julia Sloan
Intended for leaders who currently work with strategy, the focus of this session is on the learning aspect of strategic thinking: what it is and how to strengthen your own strategic thinking and energize the strategic capability of your organization. Being strategically competitive in today's chaotic and complex global environment requires a different way of looking at how we approach strategic thinking. Leaders who are tasked with strategic responsibility must be attentive, agile, adaptive and innovative thinkers. Four key issues are addressed in this session: Why do organizations need strategic thinkers? What is strategic thinking? Who...
Developing Your Intelligence to Lead Change and other Critical Initiatives
April 4, 2019 with Dr. Barbara Trautlein
From emerging technologies to competitive threats to increasingly demanding customer expectations to new generations entering the workforce, businesses today are bombarded with never-ending change. Are you frustrated that no matter what you try, your change initiatives seem to either fail outright or produce gains that don't last? The reality is that most changes do fail.
Boosting Productivity:
Gaining Back Time for Yourself and Your Team
May 16, 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...
Leading from the Middle:
A Practical Approach to Achieving Extraordinary Results
June 4, 2019 with Dr. Jackson Nickerson
In this seminar you will learn why change is so difficult and be introduced to a new, commitment-based approach to leading change that is designed for leaders who are not at the apex of an organization. By successfully leading change you will build capabilities that are extraordinary because competitors are likely to fail in their attempts to duplicate your success....
Amazing Teams:
Create an Environment of Productivity, Cohesion and Resilience
July 17, 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. 
Championing Your Ideas at Work:
Becoming Your Own Best Advocate
August 8, 2019 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.
How Managers Use Analytics to Drive Excellence
September 17, 2019 with Mark Graham Brown
In this highly interactive workshop you will learn to hone your skills at identifying valid performance metrics linked to financial success for a wide variety of factors that are hard to quantify, such as corporate culture, intellectual capital, customer satisfaction, and marketing/sales. Using a series of case studies from service and manufacturing organizations, attendees will be able to critically evaluate their own organization`s metrics and approach to performance management and come away with many examples of creative measures and approaches used by today`s leading companies and non-profits.
Contextual Intelligence:
The Power of Using Hindsight, Insight and Foresight to Resolve Complexity & Ambiguity
October 17, 2019 with Dr. Matthew Kutz
Navigating complexity and uncertainty is a crucial leadership literacy for business and organizational success. Traditional and business-as-usual models of organizational management are not only inadequate, but hazardous. Dr. Kutz combines cutting-edge research and real-life anecdotes to outline the 12 behavioral practices of contextually intelligence leaders and delineates how those behaviors contribute to effective use of the 3D Thinking Framework™ (using hindsight, insight, and foresight) to improve leadership and decision-making....
Women and Well Being:
How you can thrive at work
November 13, 2019 with Dr. Beth Cabrera
Learning to thrive can help women leaders succeed despite the challenges they face. Discover how to become a more self-confident, emotionally intelligent, and resilient leader by improving your well-being. Learn how to boost levels of employee engagement and performance by creating a positive workplace where everyone is thriving. This workshop presents a model of well-being and describes how thriving impacts leadership success. Participants will learn well-being practices that can be used to enhance their leadership skills and optimize the performance of their teams. 
Communication Secrets For A Distracted World:
How To Get Heard, Get Remembered, and Get Results
December 10, 2019 with Paul Hellman
Sharpen your leadership communication—and boost your career—with 3 strategies: 1) focus, 2) variety, 3) executive presence. With focus, you`ll make your messages stick, using the methodology Paul uses with leadership teams & individual executives. Variety means to be slightly different. With variety, you`ll make routine info. come alive, and you`ll engage others with smart questions. Presence matters because part of the message is you. Strengthen your presence with 10 actions. Learn how to get heard, get remembered & get results—every time you speak.


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