Creative Leadership:
How to Innovate in a Complex World
July 26, 2018 with Dr. Michael Brenner
Today’s complex problems call for Creative Leadership – the ability and willingness to look at problems from new angles, explore unfamiliar paths, and accept ambiguity and unpredictability rather than resist them.  In this session, you will immerse yourself in 4 distinct but interrelated dimensions of Creative Leadership – Spontaneity, Vision, Curiosity, and Simplicity.  We will discuss how to harness these 4 essential skills in your own workplace, drawing from the work of artists, scientists, and philosophers.  But this is no abstract topic – you will learn powerful strategies for unleashing your ability to lead with...
Critical Thinking:
Managing Uncertainty and Anticipating the Unexpected
August 15, 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,...
Tools and Techniques for the Five Most Common Coaching Situations
September 12, 2018 with Bill Hawkins
The two areas in which coaching has the most dramatic impact at work are: (1) coaching to engage and develop the high potential people on your team (2) coaching to influence your boss to increase your personal credibility and effectiveness. In this session participants will learn how to connect developmental experiences to needs and position twelve challenges required to develop and engage the high potentials for current and future success. We'll also examine coaching from a perspective of influencing or "coaching up" in the organization.
Executive Presence:
4 Ways to Convey Confidence and Command Respect as a Leader
October 16, 2018 with Joel Garfinkle
Executive presence means conveying confidence as a business leader, commanding respect, and having a professional magnetism that influences others. Executive presence trades passivity and self-doubt for self-assurance, decisiveness, and bold decision making. With this program, leaders will gain the tools to develop their executive presence and become the elite performers who influence outcomes, contribute to major decisions, and drive change for the betterment of the company. They will create a consistent view of themselves as a compelling force inside an organization. They will learn how to utilize executive presence to shape and positively...
True Drivers of Performance:
Work Smarter, Reduce Stress, Lead By Example
November 8, 2018 with Steve McClatchy
We all want to be more productive and deliver our best results. Managing it all is hard, and leading in today's hyper-paced world is even harder. Cut through the complexities and excuses to start realizing real gains simply by changing one thing: the way you make decisions. Quickly begin to use the time you have each day to move your business and life forward, make decisions that yield better results, waste less time, reduce stress and regain balance. Learn how great decision-making habits yield a lifetime of accomplishments.
Building Workplace Trust:
Optimizing Relationships, Teamwork, and Performance
December 5, 2018 with Dr. Michelle Reina
Optimal relationships - relationships that fuel exceptional teamwork and performance - are built on a foundation of trust. Do you have relationships at work that suffer from compromised trust? In this interactive session, you’ll learn the only real way to repair those relationships - and even optimize them – through trust building. You’ll learn the sixteen behaviors driving the Dimensions of Trust: The Three Cs™. You’ll get a language to talk about trust-related issues constructively. You’ll gain pragmatic trust building skills and proven, practical steps to rebuild trust when it has been broken. You’ll be positioned to shift...


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