Toronto Seminars

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Mark Jesty
+1 (905)449-8787
toronto@ims-online.com

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Dealing with Difficult People:
Bringing Out the Best in Others
October 25, 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. 
Driving Innovation from Within:
Strategies for Generating Ideas and Pursuing New Opportunities
November 7, 2017 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...
From Player to Coach:
Making the Successful Transition to Management
December 7, 2017 with Dr. Michael Woodward
The transition from star player to team coach is a tremendous leap. All too often new managers are thrown into challenging circumstances with limited support and resources. With increasing globalization and the move to virtual environments, managing is more complex than ever before. As an organizational psychologist, Dr. Woodward believes that effective management is rooted in understanding the psychology of human nature.
Managing Competing Demands:
Getting It Done and Having a Life
January 24, 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.
Become a Persuasive Negotiator:
Best Negotiating Practices
February 22, 2018 with Ms Leslie Mulligan
In this highly engaging workshop, participants explore how to effectively respond to offers, turn your counterpart’s no to a yes, overcome the two greatest obstacles to success, and manage concessions to create and capture value at the bargaining table.  With your own negotiation challenges addressed and equipped to use negotiation tools on the job, participants leave this workshop as more competent and confident negotiators.
Beyond Emotional Intelligence:
The Art of Mindful Management
March 18, 2018 with Dr. Param Srikantia
This seminar represents a paradigm shift in management training by elevating the discourse of emotional intelligence to a “higher-order” leadership outcome of discovering the doorway to being an enlightened presence. Prior methods of developing emotional intelligence have failed to explore the farther reaches of creative potential that can result from opening new doors of perception within the psyche of managers. Such transformative experiences have been practiced for thousands of years in Eastern Wisdom traditions like Zen and can create profound shifts in relating to others.  The seminar will build on the foundations of emotional...


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