Boston Seminars

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Jay Bennett
+1 (617) 489-9055

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Women, Work, and Well-Being:
How You Can Thrive
November 14, 2017 with Dr. Beth Cabrera
Learning to thrive can help women leaders succeed despite the challenges they face. Discover how to become a more self-confident, emotionally intelligent, and resilient leader by improving your well-being. Learn how to boost levels of employee engagement and performance by creating a positive workplace where everyone is thriving. This workshop presents a model of well-being and describes how thriving impacts leadership success. Participants will learn well-being practices that can be used to enhance their leadership skills and optimize the performance of their teams. 
From Player to Coach:
Making the Successful Transition to Management
December 12, 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.
Surefire Ways to Engage in High Stakes and Difficult Conversations
January 23, 2018 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
No one likes confrontation and conflict but they are inevitable in our professional and personal lives. The key to success in handling high stakes, difficult, and consequential conversations is understanding typical human behavior and your own behavioral tendencies. This session will give you tools to plan and have constructive conversations on difficult and high stakes topics. During the session, participants will practice techniques in de-escalating emotional confrontations, approaching negative topics in a positive manner, and responding appropriately to criticism and accusation through role-play, skills practice, and interactive...
Keeping People Motivated and Engaged in an Age of Instability
February 28, 2018 with Dr. Robert Bies
This program will focus on the key leadership skills necessary for you and your team to survive - and, yes, even thrive - in this age of instability. Specifically, this session focuses on strategies and techniques for communicating more effectively in times of change, including better ways to deliver bad news and ways to keep team performance strong in the face of adversity. We will identify motivational techniques that can sustain and energize your people - and yourself - in the most difficult of times.
True Drivers of Performance:
Work Smarter, Reduce Stress, Lead By Example
March 15, 2018 with Mr. Steve McClatchy
Followers are not interested in leaders who cannot, or will not, "walk the talk".  Asking people to change, improve and achieve more is a waste of time when their leader cannot model the desired behaviors in his or her own life. Participants in this session will learn that personal leadership is at the foundation of the leadership process and that, in order to build trust and lead the business forward, they must first take on the responsibility of leading themselves.  Participants will also learn to focus on the true drivers of performance, regain critical planning and personal time, dramatically increase work and life engagement,...

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