Chicago Seminars

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Melissa Thornley
+1 (312) 752-5369
chicago@ims-online.com

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The Art of Listening, The Power of Speaking:
Sharpening Your Communication Edge
October 26, 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.
Effective Coaching Skills for Busy Managers
November 8, 2017 with Dr. Tim Ursiny
In this highly interactive program participants will: (1) Learn how to create ownership and urgency from those they lead; (2) practice specific coaching skills and tools to bring out the best in others; (3) learn keys and a format to managing their coaching time; (4) explore a 12-minute coaching model that creates positive accountability and results; (5) coach each other on real issues that impact their business; (6) work with specific tools to help blocked or stuck employees; and (7) learn how to coach different personalities on their team....
The Leader's Role and Responsibility as Mentor
December 5, 2017 with Dr. Chip Bell
The only sustainable competitive advantage of tomorrow will be the capacity to outlearn your competition. Future leaders will be those who focus on cornering unique talent and nurturing portable wisdom. This means managers must become mentors to all the employees they influence. The winners of tomorrow will be those who build powerful partnerships for learning. They will be those who can effectively transfer relevant experience, communicate cutting-edge competence and foster insight-producing discovery.
When Leaders Speak:
How to Get Heard, Get Remembered and Get Results
January 24, 2018 with Mr. Paul Hellman
Sharpen your leadership communication—and boost your career—with 3 strategies: 1) focus, 2) variety, 3) executive presence. With focus, you`ll make your messages stick, using the methodology Paul uses with leadership teams & individual executives. Variety means to be slightly different. With variety, you`ll make routine info. come alive, and you`ll engage others with smart questions. Presence matters because part of the message is you. Strengthen your presence with 10 actions. Learn how to get heard, get remembered & get results—every time you speak.
Leadership Presence:
How to Send All the Right Signals
February 21, 2018 with Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
Leadership presence, frequently called the "wow factor", is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. Backed by neuroscience and based on research from Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, MIT Media Lab, and Columbia School of Business, this interactive session gives participants tools and strategies they can put into action immediately.
Optimizing Your Time and Focus to Make Your Best Even Better
March 20, 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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