Philadelphia Seminars

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Mentoring Magnetism:
Essential Skills to Develop Yourself, Retain Talent, and Drive Business Priorities
September 12, 2017 with Ms. Ann Tardy
The secret to accelerating success lies in the caliber of mentoring and championing we seek and we offer. We cannot ignore the power of mentoring to develop and prepare us to thrive and contribute regardless of the title we hold. A staggering 94% of people credit mentoring as the key to their career success. In this session we will look at the best (and worst) practices for being mentored and for mentoring others. Whether our participation is formal, informal, structured or unstructured, whether we are the mentor or the mentee, the champion or the championed, the sponsor or the sponsored, this robust tool is always ready to serve. We all own...
The Art of Listening, The Power of Speaking:
Sharpening Your Communication Edge
October 3, 2017 with Dr. Terry Paulson
In the age of empowerment, teamwork and constant change, there is no more valuable skill for leaders to develop than effective communication. In this workshop you will learn how to quickly connect with an audience, how to sell people on listening, how to keep your presentation from sounding rehearsed even when it is, and how to craft a message that gets results. You'll learn how to deal with tough audiences and how to use humor, participation and stories effectively.
Business Strategy:
Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage
October 25, 2017 with Prof. Michael Roberto
This seminar will offer key insights that enable you to view your company’s strategy and your competitor’s behavior in a whole new light. Moreover, it will provide important frameworks that can help you make decisions at all levels that build and enhance your firm’s competitive advantage. Through many case studies, you will see examples of firms that have succeeded, and others that have failed… providing key lessons for you and your organization.
The Manager’s Toolkit:
Essential Skills to Successfully Lead Others
November 14, 2017 with Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
Employees who are deservingly promoted into managerial positions because they do well in their current jobs often need additional support and better preparation if they're to successfully manage and/or lead others.This session will focus on equipping managers with the knowledge and tools they need to effectively manage people and increase productivity in their areas of responsibility. Participants will explore basic managerial concepts, discuss common situations and challenges, and learn how to apply specific strategies and tools to successfully manage people.
Increasing Your Personal Impact:
Maximize Your Power to Influence Others
December 6, 2017 with Mr. Ty Bennett
Regardless of the type of organization you`re in, or the role you play in it, you are in the business of people. Because of that, great leadership is the driving force behind growing your business. Based on his highly-rated book, The Power of Influence, Ty Bennett shares his philosophies and tools for increasing your influence and impact as a leader. How do you become a good leader? Through influence. How do you become a great leader? By using influence and integrity to engage and inspire others.

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