Boston Seminars

Local Contact Information:
Jay Bennett
(617) 489-9055
boston@ims-online.com

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Increasing Your Personal Impact:
Maximize Your Power to Influence Others
June 14, 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.
Developing Leadership Charisma:
Your Actions Speak Louder Than Your Words
July 18, 2017 with Ms. Debra Benton
The most capable don't always succeed; the ones who project their ability do. You can be the brightest in your business specialty and produce measurable results, but if you aren't consistently effective with people, it is very difficult to project your influence. In this seminar you'll acquire new tools to develop your own style of strong and directive executive effectiveness and leadership. You'll learn how the best think, act, and relate to others on a whole new level - to both get pulled up from above and pushed up from below.
The Power of Collaborative Leadership
August 15, 2017 with Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
As more and more organizations move toward a collaborative culture, a new leadership model is emerging – one that replaces command and control with trust and inclusion. The leader’s new role is to encourage team members to see themselves as valued contributors, to help them build their knowledge base and expand their personal networks, and to motivate them to offer their ideas and perspectives in service of a common goal. Collaborative leaders understand how to create an environment in which people choose to participate and contribute. Inspiring, interactive and energizing, this session will give you the insight and skills to build...
Transformational Teams:
Creating an Environment that Fosters Productivity, Cohesion and Resilience
September 19, 2017 with Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
Organizations today must understand and leverage 7 critical attributes of cohesive, productive and resilient teams. This 1 day interactive course guides participants through a learning experience to develop the seven attributes and behaviors that are critical to high productivity and effectiveness. The seven critical team attributes include: Trust, Appreciation, Communication, Creativity & Ideation, Meeting Management, Behavior Management and Problem Solving & Decision Making. 
Critical Thinking:
A Model for Achieving Superior Decisions
October 4, 2017 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.
Get Momentum:
How to Start When You`re Stuck
October 20, 2017 with Mr. Jason Womack
Based on the book Get Momentum, this seminar coaches you in the mindset, skill set, and toolkit required to make progress on goals faster and easier. This workshop will also provide valuable insights into the psychology of change and how to direct your focus and the focus of others as a effective team leader. The Get Momentum seminar sets a journey in motion, teaching you how to make proactive changes based on the solid foundation of your own “quality of life” criteria. Employing a step-by-step guidance on how to define your own personal professional life criteria you will soon be able to mentor those you manage on how to Get and...
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.

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