Houston Seminars

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Robert Webster
+1 (281) 913-3348
houston@ims-online.com

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Influence to Impact:
Leveraging Interpersonal Power for Women Leaders
October 25, 2017 with Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Influence is a crucial competency that enables leaders to succeed in the global marketplace. This program is a highly interactive, leadership development workshop for women. In this course women come to understand the three levels of power involved in influencing, they discover their I2I (Influence to Impact) influence profile, they are taught the power of language and the role gender plays in organizational influence, they are taught to use dialogue as an influence tool, and are taught the secrets of leveraging the hidden power of the organization....
Creating a Connection Mindset:
Boost Employee Engagement, Productivity and Innovation
November 15, 2017 with Mr. 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.
The Unspoken Language of Business:
Workplace Politics, Power and Influence
December 5, 2017 with Ms. 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...
The Resilient Leader:
Seven Skills to Boost Your Leadership Abilities and Strengths
January 23, 2018 with Dr. Andrew Shatte
In this session you will learn 7 skills to boost your leadership abilities and to foster an atmosphere of your resilience for and in 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. This profile will direct your customized learning as you practice the leadership skills. In this fun and interactive session, what you learn about yourself as a leader will be revealing.
Listen Up! How to Increase Productivity, Build Engagement and Avoid Misunderstandings
February 27, 2018 with Dr. Kittie Watson
This program focuses on a critical skill for managers and executives: listening.  While the most admired managers are good listeners, others take short cuts by faking attention, making assumptions, using rehearsed responses, fading in and out of conversations, and failing to retain pertinent information. Effective leaders are the ones who understand the power of listening strategically to build key relationships and influence others. In this workshop, you will diagnose your own listening skills and learn practical listening techniques for becoming an authentic leader. Participants will learn the secret to better listening, how to reduce...
Optimizing Your Time and Focus to Make Your Best Even Better
March 21, 2018 with Mr. Jason Womack
This session is designed to engage, inform and equip participants with the tools, mindset and practices to improve their productivity by 20% or more every day. Managing email, attending meetings, planning projects…these are all the types of work our clients say they need to do more effectively and more efficiently. This program is designed to help get more of the right things done, faster and easier, using the tools and systems we all have access to. Learn what top performers know about productivity and effective leadership. Learn specific time management and productivity insights that you can implement immediately at your office and with...


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