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Creating a Connection Mindset:
Boost Employee Engagement, Productivity and Innovation
August 16, 2017 with Mr. Michael Lee Stallard
Sharing knowledge integrated from research in multiple fields, including neuroscience, organizational behavior, psychology, sociology, history and his firm's proprietary research, Mr. Stallard describes the “Connection Culture" that every organization needs to thrive for sustained periods of time. During this session, you will learn: what motivates individuals to give their best efforts; three types of relational cultures; six human needs to thrive; five elements of a Connection Culture; and best practices of individuals who create Connection Cultures.
Unlocking Your Brainpower for Successful Leadership
September 19, 2017 with Ms. Ann Herrmann-Nehdi
Change, uncertainty and complexity are no longer phases or cycles in business; they are the state of business. Today’s leaders need to be both flexible and focused to succeed in this environment, and that ability starts with thinking. This interactive session will explore how you can build the agile thinking skills necessary to adapt to today’s mental demands. You’ll leave with practical, easy-to-apply tools for leveraging the full brainpower available to you for greater clarity, increased personal satisfaction and better business results.
Optimize Your Decision Making:
Managing Uncertainty and Anticipating the Unexpected
October 3, 2017 with Dr. Kathy Pearson
Every organization, whether for-profit or not-for-profit, whether publicly traded or privately held, whether large or small, must balance the need for positive short-term results and positive long-term results. Fundamentally, the management behaviors and practices for meeting short-term objectives are vastly different than those necessary to meet long-term objectives. Often mid-level managers must excel in both areas. This session explores best practices in achieving these results. Embedded in the session are decision-making behaviors, cultural enablers, predicting versus managing the uncertainty of the future, and building adaptability into...
Increasing Your Personal Impact:
Maximize Your Power to Influence Others
October 26, 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.
Finance for the Non-Financial Manager
November 10, 2017 with Mr. Eric Sussman
As a manager, finance and accounting might not be your most immediate concerns, but it’s essential to have a basic understanding of them. Accounting provides the means by which organizations communicate - in facts and figures - how effectively they are fulfilling their strategic missions and operating objectives by providing critical information to key constituencies internal and external to the organization. Finance is all about decision-making. Effective managers (in all parts of the organization) must be well-versed in the finance and accounting lexicon in order to make value-creating decisions and communicate with key constituencies...
Coaching for Results:
How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs
December 12, 2017 with Dr. Marcia Reynolds
Leaders routinely face the challenge of helping employees see things differently. Helping others see their blind spots, gaps in logic, and barriers to change means you have to challenge how they think. You can’t tell them to think differently and expect results. Rather, you have to listen in a specific way to know what questions to ask in order to break through their mental frames. If done properly, there is a moment in the conversation that changes everything. This powerful session will help leaders create breakthrough moments in their performance and development conversations, opening the minds of the people they work with.

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