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IMS New York leadership development programs are committed to helping you expand the capacity of your teams and improving the capabilities of your entire organization. IMS Leveraged Learning takes it even further with 30-days of blended-learning access. Call to learn more about our programs and how IMS New York can help your employees learn, grow and thrive.

Masterful Negotiations: Strategies and Techniques Needed to Achieve Win/Win

January 30, 2020 with Ruth Shlossman
This highly informative fast-paced workshop based on the latest research as well as 25 years of negotiating experience takes the mystery out of negotiating. Ms. Shlossman introduces a series of simple, easy-to-implement strategies that will have a big impact on your negotiation outcomes, leading to negotiation mastery. You will learn the Negotiate Smart strategies for (a) effectively setting the stage for win-win outcomes; (b) creating and utilizing leverage to achieve your negotiation goals; (c) finding creative and assertive ways to change their "no" into a "yes"; (d) managing concessions while developing trust and maintaining good rapport; (e) dealing with hard-ball negotiators; and (f) using the emotional side of negotiating to work for you and not against you....

Generating Transformational Ideas that Deliver Breakthrough Innovation

February 20, 2020 with Dr. David Burkus
Why are some people consistently creative and others strikingly unoriginal? In this talk, youíll understand the various myths we apply when trying to encourage creativity and replace them with well-researched facts instead. Using insights from the wealth of research on organizational creativity, youíll receive practical implications and realistic strategies for encouraging innovation.
Book by Dr. David Burkus
Book by Dr. David Burkus

Critical Success Factors for Women Leaders

March 11, 2020 with Sara King
In this session, women leaders will examine their own profile of success and areas for development. They will also focus on the key ingredients that continue to hold women back: not developing and articulating a leadership vision, not paying attention to the political landscape, and not strengthening the breadth and depth of relationships. They will leave this session with practical tools and individual insights to apply in their current roles.
Book by Sara King

Leadership Presence: Sending All the Right Signals

April 22, 2020 with Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
Leadership presence is that illusive quality that sets you up for the next promotion and gives your career an extra boost. It's a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, sends all the right signals. Itís how you show up and contribute in meetings. It's projecting confidence and poise under pressure.
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Develop your Change Intelligence to Lead Critical Initiatives

May 13, 2020 with Dr. Barbara Trautlein
Become a more agile leader by learning tactics to influence-up, collaborate cross-functionally, and motivate direct reports to forge partnerships up, down, and across the organization. From new technologies to increasingly demanding customer expectations to new generations entering the workforce, we are all are bombarded with never-ending change. Are you frustrated that no matter what you try, your change initiatives seem to either fail outright or produce gains that don't last? The reality is that as many as 70% of organizational change efforts fall short of expectations.
Book by Dr. Barbara Trautlein

Breakthrough Ideas: Becoming a More Strategic Thinker

June 11, 2020 with Dr. Julia Sloan
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 thinking? Who is a strategic thinker? How can strategic thinking be developed?
Book by Dr. Julia Sloan

Dealing with Difficult People: Bringing Out the Best in Others

July 16, 2020 with Dr. Rick Brinkman
Dr. Brinkman says, "Communication is like a phone number, you need all the correct digits and in the right order." Dr. Rick will share his proven strategies to handle: Whining, Negativity, Attacks, Tantrums, Snipers, Know-it-Alls, Think-They- Know-it-Alls, as well as Yes, Maybe and Nothing people.  The examples and practical skills in this seminar will immediately transform behaviors that used to strain all relationships, both business and personal! It will even include special contexts like email communications, phone and meetings. 
Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman
Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman

Execution: Building a Culture of Accountability and Performance

August 12, 2020 with John Lankford
Careers are formed by a reputation of delivering results. Delivering consistent results is a known key ingredient to getting promoted in business, yet we have researched why so many middle and senior leaders do not understand the power of personal and organizational accountability. Team performance starts with individual manager accountability, but why do so many leaders fail to be accountable role models?
Book by John Lankford

Leading in a Changing World: The Behavior, Thinking and Habits of a Future-Fit Leader

September 23, 2020 with Dr. Graeme Codrington
Based on detailed research into macro-economic, political and social trends, this program will improve your understanding of the forces that are reshaping your industry's landscape and your personal world. We shall focus on five key disruptive forces that are going to change the way we live and work in the next decade. As an attendee you will also gain confidence in your ability to identify key areas of change in your own world and career, and be equipped to contribute to the strategic success of your team and your organization.

The MicroInequities of Unconscious Bias: Hacking into the Communication System of Leadership

October 15, 2020 with Stephen Young
The MicroInequities program instructs leaders how to uncover the subtle micromessages that represent the cornerstone of how we are all motivated to perform differently in the workplace. Micromessages rest squarely in the arena of Unconscious Bias. These micromessages are conveyed through gestures, tone, nuance, inflection, inference and syntax.
Book by Stephen Young

Influence and Action: The Core of Leadership

November 05, 2020 with Dr. Robert Bies
As a leader, you will be expected to influence others, including your team, your superiors, and managers in different departments, as you build support for change and implement new programs. This seminar will examine the qualities and skills of leaders who get "extraordinary" things done under tight time and resource constraints. We will discuss how to get people to embrace change, how to build trust and credibility, how to manage the politics of relationships, and how to inspire those around you to follow your lead.
Book by Dr. Robert Bies

The Resilient Leader: 7 Skills to Boost your Leadership Strengths

December 03, 2020 with Dr. Andrew Shatte
In this session you will learn about 7 ways to grow your leadership abilities and foster resilience on the part of yourself and those you lead. You will receive a personal profile of your strengths and weaknesses across the 5 strengths that make an excellent and resilient leader - Integrity, Mentoring, Aligned Values, Results, & Connection to the job. We will evaluate your top leadership priorities and learn if the time allocated to each is a match. We will assess your self rating of your leadership abilities and determine whether you tend to overestimate those abilities. And then we'll delve into 5 concrete skills to boost each of the 5 strengths of resilient leadership. Participants will learn how to convey integrity to direct reports, about the Optimism Gap that exists between lead...
Book by Dr. Andrew Shatte
Book by Dr. Andrew Shatte
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