New Jersey Seminars

Local Contact Information:
Evangelia Zouras
+1 (201) 482-8553
newjersey@ims-online.com

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Nobody Wins the Blame Game:
Building an Accountable Workplace
May 17, 2018 with Dr. Michael Brenner
The benefits of an accountable workplace are well-known: less turnover, greater trust, and increased engagement. Balls don’t get dropped, promises don’t slip through the cracks, and people expend time and energy finding solutions, not placing blame. Why then are so many organizations facing an accountability crisis, one in which a steady diet of fault-finding, accusations, and finger-pointing steadily eats away at morale and productivity? And what can be done to create a culture where people are willing to step up and answer for the outcomes of their choices, actions, and behaviors? After all, isn’t it easier to look the other way...
Executive Presence:
Positioning Yourself for Success
June 14, 2018 with Charles Lewis
This session focuses providing a concrete definition of executive presence and a nine dimension model for creating a more complete expression of it. Using discussion, video illustration, and small group activities, participants see exactly what others are looking for when evaluating executive presence and the specific things that can be done to project it more effectively. They also see how authenticity, skill, and balance in expressing the nine dimensions provide the foundation for great leadership....
Critical Thinking:
A Key Element Necessary to Reach the Best Decisions
July 12, 2018 with Dr. John Austin
High quality decisions have always been essential for strong business performance. Yet with the increasing speed, complexity and data availability in today's competitive environment, superior decision skills are more important than ever. This workshop will help you improve your decision-making skills by offering behavioral insights into how people actually think and make decisions. It then teaches the advanced critical thinking skills and creative strategies needed to manage unfamiliar, highly complex problems or decisions that involve significant uncertainty.
How to Reach, Teach and Inspire Multiple Generations in the Workplace
August 16, 2018 with Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed
Sheer demographics suggest that, in the very near future, we will feel strain on our generational talent pools and, consequently, organizational productivity.  This seminar will provide leaders with insights and strategies for attracting, engaging and developing talent from all generations, as well as for enhancing intergenerational communication, productivity and results.
The One Day MBA:
The Tools You Need for World-Class Performance
September 13, 2018 with Dr. Noah Barsky
All managers need a broad perspective to effectively deal with the complex challenges they face daily. To develop this skill, this one-day seminar presents many of the tools and techniques found in MBA programs today. Specifically, participants will examine how basic business processes drive financial results, learn how effective risk management can improve business planning and decision making, and explore how financial and non-financial measures can best be used to evaluate operating results.
Breakthrough Ideas:
How to Become a More Strategic Thinker
October 24, 2018 with Dr. Julia Sloan
Intended for leaders who currently work with strategy, the focus of this session is on the learning aspect of strategic thinking: what it is and how to strengthen your own strategic thinking and energize the strategic capability of your organization. Being strategically competitive in today’s chaotic and complex global environment requires a different way of looking at how we approach strategic thinking. Leaders who are tasked with strategic responsibility must be attentive, agile, adaptive and innovative thinkers. Four key issues are addressed in this session: Why do organizations need strategic thinkers? What is strategic...
Influence to Impact:
Leveraging Interpersonal Power for Women Leaders
November 15, 2018 with Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Influence is a crucial competency that enables leaders to succeed in the global marketplace. This program is a highly interactive, leadership development workshop for women. In this course women come to understand the three levels of power involved in influencing, they discover their I2I (Influence to Impact) influence profile, they are taught the power of language and the role gender plays in organizational influence, they are taught to use dialogue as an influence tool, and are taught the secrets of leveraging the hidden power of the organization....
When Leaders Speak:
How to Get Heard, Get Remembered and Get Results
December 6, 2018 with 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.


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