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Delivering Positive Criticism:
The First Step in Performance Improvement
January 24, 2018 with Dr. Hendrie Davis Weisinger
Recent research suggests that criticism is perhaps the most powerful and neglected business skill, that it causes more conflicts at work than disputes over power, pay, and promotion, and that most of us are inept at giving and taking criticism productively. This intense program will focus on how to transform the necessary exchange of criticism from a taboo act and a destructive and demoralizing encounter into a positive, motivating, mutually beneficial experience that encourages trust, heightens self-esteem, and boosts productivity.
The Resilient Leader:
Seven Skills to Boost Your Leadership Abilities and Strengths
February 21, 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.
Critical Success Factors for Women Leaders
March 13, 2018 with Sara King
In this session, women leaders will examine their own profile of success and areas for development. They will also focus on the key ingredients that continue to hold women back: not developing and articulating a leadership vision, not paying attention to the political landscape, and not strengthening the breadth and depth of relationships. They will leave this session with practical tools and individual insights to apply in their current roles.
Speak To Be Heard!™:
Influencing Others to Take Action
April 17, 2018 with Stacey Hanke
Stacey Hanke will help you eliminate the static that plagues communicative delivery - to persuade, sell your ideas, motivate and influence others to act on what you have to say.  She will explain the positive actions you can take to increase your impact and value to your peers, clients and teams. This highly interactive session will show you how to immediately implement the influence skills and techniques you learn to your day-to-day conversations. (NOTE: Participants should bring a smartphone or iPad with them to the session.)
Critical Thinking:
Managing Uncertainty and Anticipating the Unexpected
May 10, 2018 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,...
Creating High-Performance Teams
June 12, 2018 with Dr. Harvey Robbins
We desperately seek out one another to collaborate over time. Yet our will to collaborate often weakens when problems arise that erode our trust in one another or in the system under which we are often forced to operate. This workshop is designed to look at what makes teams succeed and fail. During the session, we will discuss the requirements for effective teaming, the common interpersonal obstacles we often face, and leadership strategies for overcoming these barriers....
Proven Approaches for building Trust, Resolving Conflicts and Inspiring Others
July 17, 2018 with Mike Robbins
Authenticity is critical to success and effectiveness for 21st century leaders. Now more than ever, it’s essential for leaders to build authentic relationships in order to build trust, resolve conflicts, and create a true sense of inspiration and unity for their teams and organizations. This interactive, full-day training program is filled with insight and practical techniques; all grounded in positive psychology and strengths-based leadership principles....
Managing Competing Demands:
Getting It Done and Having a Life
August 9, 2018 with Dr. David Posen
Work-Life Balance is no longer a luxury. It's a necessity for good health, energy and productivity. The objectives of this dynamic, interactive session are to help participants: (1) develop a clear picture of the Work-Life Balance they would like to achieve (2) identify obstacles that stand in the way of achieving their desired balance (3) develop a repertoire of action strategies and tools for overcoming current obstacles and any that may arise in the future and (4) develop their own personal action plan which is concrete, practical and achievable.
Driving Innovation from Within:
Strategies for Generating Ideas and Pursuing New Opportunities
September 18, 2018 with Dr. Kaihan Krippendorff
In this seminar, Dr. Krippendorff outlines how to overcome seven key barriers to driving innovation from inside of large corporations. Based on his upcoming book Change the World without Quitting your Job, his latest research involving more than 120 interviews with internal innovators, experts, and CEOs, and his analysis of the most transformative innovations of the last three decades, Dr. Krippendorff lays out a set of practical tools and frameworks for navigating the innovation journey. These include knowing what kinds of ideas your organization needs, navigating politics, securing funding, and scaling your idea. He draws from real-life...
Optimizing Your Time and Focus to Make Your Best Even Better
October 2, 2018 with 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...
Dealing with Difficult People:
Bringing Out the Best in Others
November 8, 2018 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. 
Managing AND Leading:
7 Strategies to Help You Excel at Both
December 6, 2018 with 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. 


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