Detroit Seminars

Local Contact Information:
Charles E. Truza
+1 (248) 644-3664
ctruza@michigan-ims.com

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Dealing with Difficult People:
Bringing Out the Best in Others
October 24, 2017 with Dr. Richard Brinkman
Dr. Brinkman says, “Communication is like a phone number, you need all the correct digits and in the right order.” Dr. Rick will share his proven strategies to handle: Whining, Negativity, Attacks, Tantrums, Snipers, Know-it-Alls, Think-They- Know-it-Alls, as well as Yes, Maybe and Nothing people.  The examples and practical skills in this seminar will immediately transform behaviors that used to strain all relationships, both business and personal! It will even include special contexts like email communications, phone and meetings. 
Leading AND Managing:
7 Strategies to Help You Excel at Both
November 14, 2017 with Ms. 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. 
Ingenious Leadership:
Fostering a Climate of Innovation
December 5, 2017 with Mr. Mitch Ditkoff
Today many organizations are launching all kinds of "innovation initiatives" hoping to differentiate themselves from the competition. Sadly, too much attention is being paid to process and too little attention is being paid to people and the art of fostering the kind of organizational culture that is the wellspring of innovation. Participants will have an engaging, hands on opportunity to think deeply about change, creativity, commitment and what they can do to jump start a sustainable culture of innovation within their respective spheres of influence.
Leadership:
Bringing Out the Best in Every Employee
January 24, 2018 with Mr. Don Brown
This session explores how to leverage the untapped asset that’s already on your payroll! Participants will learn to identify and target the “core” of their team; discover what the “silent majority” of their workforce actually wants; create a personal, actionable engagement plan for every employee; and master the protocol and techniques required to develop the capacity of “Solid Citizens”. By surveying more than 6,000 workers around the world, Mr. Don Brown has identified what to stop, start and continue doing to increase your return-on-leadership. Get ready for honest – and sometimes shocking discoveries. While the...
The Versatile Leader:
Shifting Perspectives on Leadership
February 15, 2018 with Dr. Harvey Robbins
Getting people to follow you as a leader is often a difficult proposition. Setting clear goals, motivating others, holding people accountable for outcomes and dealing with both “differently able” (read difficult) folks and those with differing expectations is not a walk in the park. This workshop takes a practical look at how to be more versatile in dealing with these variables so that you'll be considered a highly effective leader by both existing employees and the newer generation storming your beachhead.
How Great Leaders Master Developmental and Performance-Based Coaching
March 22, 2018 with Performance Improvement: How and Why Great Leaders Master Developmental and Performance-Based Coaching and Feedback 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 of executive failures – we estimate 70% of the time, the real problem isn’t bad strategy.…It’s bad execution, according to the Fortune Magazine article titled, Why CEO’s Fail. At its core...


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