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Breakthrough Ideas: Becoming a More Strategic Thinker

March 23, 2023 with Dr. Julia Sloan
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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 str...
Book by Dr. Julia Sloan
Book by Dr. Julia Sloan

Influence to Impact: Leveraging Interpersonal Power for Women Leaders

March 28, 2023 with Dr. Jeanne Porter King
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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 ...
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King

The 7 People All Leaders Need in Their Life

April 04, 2023 with Dr. Richard Osibanjo
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
An inconvenient truth about leadership is that you may be living in a bubble without realizing it. This isolation is not intentional- it is a byproduct of the demands of the job. With time being the scarcest resource, leaders rely on their inner circle to filter and prioritize business needs that require their attention. The leader's lens of the bu...
Book by Dr. Richard Osibanjo

Leadership Communication Essentials: Navigating Trust, Conflict, and Feedback

April 13, 2023 with Deborah Grayson Riegel
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Being a successful leader requires having conversations that are difficult, not to mention important, awkward, tricky, meaningful, and powerful. The goal isn't to avoid these conversations; it's to find ways to have these conversations effectively. This program will provide you with proven strategies to excel at the top three communication challeng...
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Leadership Presence: Sending All the Right Signals

April 18, 2023 with Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Leadership presence is that elusive quality that sets you up for the next promotion and gives your career an extra boost. It's a blending of personal and interpersonal communication skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It's the impact you make when you show up and contribute in meetings. It's knowing how to project confidence and ...
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Leadership: Bringing Out the Best in Every Employee

April 20, 2023 with Don Brown
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
The greatest challenge of leadership is to bring out the best in every member of your team. In this program you will learn a model of effective leadership that is simple, personal... and powerful. The Leader's Protocol model was developed based on the input of over 6,000 survey responses detailing what your people want you to start, stop, and conti...
Book by Don Brown
Book by Don Brown

SuperBosses: How Exceptional Leaders Manage

April 25, 2023 with Dr. Sydney Finkelstein
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Larry Ellison. Julian Robertson. Ralph Lauren. Robert Noyce. George Lucas. Miles Davis. And a dozen others. Business leaders and creative icons with tremendous track records who all have something else in common: they helped develop the best talent in their industries, who in turn helped them become the legendary successes they are today. Based on ...
Book by Dr. Sydney Finkelstein
Book by Dr. Sydney Finkelstein

Dealing with Difficult People: Bringing Out the Best in Others

April 27, 2023 with Dr. Rick Brinkman
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This program is based on the best selling McGraw-Hill book Dealing with People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst, co-authored by Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner, which has been translated into 25 languages.
Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman
Book by Dr. Rick Brinkman

Anxiety at Work: Strategies to help teams build resilience, handle uncertainty, and get stuff done

May 02, 2023 with Chester Elton
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Stress and anxiety are hurting the performance of the people in our care - especially younger employees. According to a 2019 study published in the Harvard Business Review, more than half the millennials and 75 percent of Gen Z reported they had quit a job for mental health reasons. Over 50 percent workers say that anxiety negatively affects their ...
Book by Chester Elton
Book by Chester Elton

Leading vs Managing: The Difference is Key to Your Success

May 09, 2023 with Ann Tardy
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This session will explore the essential strategies and techniques required to powerfully lead and manage simultaneously from the same role. Being a manager is one of the most arduous and yet most valuable roles in any organization. The challenge lies in dealing with the expectations of those above and below you while also contributing to people's s...
Book by Ann Tardy
Book by Ann Tardy

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

May 11, 2023 with Brenda Bailey-Hughes
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Developing your emotional intelligence can help you succeed at any stage of your life or career. It can also help you become a better leader, mentor, and coach. In this course, Brenda Bailey-Hughes defines exactly what emotional intelligence is and how it can help you manage your emotions and build stronger relationships. Learn how to understand ot...
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Communicating with IMPACT: Six Steps to Design and Deliver Messages that Inspire Action

May 16, 2023 with Patrick Donadio
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In today's high-tech world, good old-fashioned, verbal communication is not as good as it used to be. With communication in the workplace expanded to several platforms, how do you ensure the message you send will be received, understood and acted upon?
Book by Patrick Donadio

Best Team Ever: The Surprising Science Of High-Performing Teams

May 23, 2023 with Dr. David Burkus
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Why are some teams more motivated, more innovative, and more successful than others? Why do some groups of talented and seemingly compatible people fall short against lesser teams with less suitable members? And why are we still so surprised about which team members excel, and which ones fail?
Book by Dr. David Burkus
Book by Dr. David Burkus

Difficult Conversations: A manager's guide to the toughest workplace and employee challenges

May 25, 2023 with Margaret Morford
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This program is based on Margaret's book, "Management Courage: Having the Heart of a Lion". With years of experience as a Chief Human Resources Officer, Margaret Morford has created this unique course which teaches three essential skills that every manager needs to succeed. Learn proven strategies to tackle the most challenging workplace and employ...
Book by Margaret Morford
Book by Margaret Morford

Leading from the Middle: A Practical Approach to Achieving Extraordinary Results

June 01, 2023 with Dr. Jackson Nickerson
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
While much advice on leading change addresses challenges faced by the C-level suite, it is the leaders in the middle of the organization, the ones who commonly are tasked with building capabilities, who are on the hot seat. Unfortunately, few approaches to leading change are designed to help them succeed. This session introduces a new and specific ...
Book by Dr. Jackson Nickerson
Book by Dr. Jackson Nickerson

The Success Factor: Developing the mindset and skill sets of high achievers

June 06, 2023 with Dr. Ruth Gotian
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Nobody wakes up in the morning aiming to be average. Many people want to be successful but don't know how to do it. They have the potential but need a proven approach. Based on research and in-person interviews with astronauts, Nobel laureates, CEOs, and Olympic champions, Dr. Gotian outlines a proven approach that individuals aspiring to improve t...
Book by Dr. Ruth Gotian

Strategic Thinking: How to Build and Sustain Competitive Advantage

June 08, 2023 with Dr. Michael Roberto
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
How does a firm develop and execute a distinctive strategy that enables it to create and sustain competitive advantage over its rivals? As you seek the answer to this question, you will develop an in-depth understanding of how and why some firms are able to generate superior economic returns... as well as why others stumble and fail.
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto

Working Smart: Managing Priorities and Mastering Workflow

June 13, 2023 with Dr. Jason Womack
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Your work days are different now. There's as much (or more) to do as always, and to add to the pressure you feel, uncertain times lay ahead. Some priorities you are managing because they are in your job description. Other priories have been thrust upon you, while you handle the daily workflow of email in between attending phone and video meetings. ...
Book by Dr. Jason Womack
Book by Dr. Jason Womack

Powerful Women Leaders: How to Connect, Engage and Succeed

June 15, 2023 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In spite of this age of unprecedented access and opportunity for women in the workplace, women still lag far behind men in positions of power and leadership. This course will help women leaders and emerging leaders identify necessary tools for leadership, hone communication and negotiation skills, understand the role of emotional intelligence an...
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From Player to Coach: Making the Successful Transition to Management

June 20, 2023 with Dr. Michael Woodward
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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 the move to virtual environments, managing is more stressful than ever before. During this program, Dr. Woodward will share the latest research on what makes a successf...
Book by Dr. Michael Woodward

Getting Results: Critical Attributes Of High Performance

June 22, 2023 with Dr. Clinton Longenecker
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Now more than ever, getting better results on an ongoing basis is the leadership mandate in every organization around the world. This seminar is designed to help business leaders develop a framework with which to systematically increase their personal effectiveness and ability to achieve higher levels of performance. This dynamic, interactive and h...
Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker
Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker

8 STEPS TO HIGH PERFORMANCE: FOCUS ON WHAT YOU CAN CHANGE (IGNORE THE REST)

July 06, 2023 with Marc Effron
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
There's no shortage of advice out there on how to perform better, and better than others, at work. The problem is knowing which methods are scientifically proven to work - and exactly what to do to get the best results. In 8 Steps to High Performance, talent expert and bestselling author Marc Effron cuts through the noise with his signature "sci...
Book by Marc Effron
Book by Marc Effron

Critical Thinking to Reach the Best Decisions

July 13, 2023 with Dr. John Austin
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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 ...
Book by Dr. John Austin
Book by Dr. John Austin

Becoming an Uncommon Leader: Communication, Motivation, and Support

July 18, 2023 with Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
For those who are successful in management make the shift from "doing" to "managing", but it requires a different set of skills and know-how. In addition to interpersonal and relationship-building skills, managers need practical tools for ensuring the productivity of the team, including setting goals, managing priorities, and delegating tasks. This...
Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

Accountability in the Workplace

July 20, 2023 with Pearl Sumathi
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
As a manager you are called to do different things with agility and precision ranging from setting strategy to driving execution. A key skill that is often neglected or not mastered among managers is the ability to hold your team accountable for their work outcomes. This skill has become a must to have, especially where more and more organizations ...
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Inspirational Leadership Skills That Will Motivate Others

July 25, 2023 with Dr. Sean Hannah
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
The goal of this program is to improve your capabilities as an experienced leader. Learn advanced strategies to navigate the profound challenges of your role in which the stakes are high, time is scarce, and there are no easy answers.
Book by Dr. Sean Hannah
Book by Dr. Sean Hannah

Mastering Tough Conversations: Communicate Best When It Matters Most

July 27, 2023 with Neil Staker
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
How we individually and collectively talk about tough issues has a disproportionate impact on results and relationships. Unfortunately, we tend to be at our worst when it matters most. We avoid, hint, try sarcasm, and vent, as relationships deteriorate and problems go unresolved. On the flip side, individuals and teams that talk effectively about a...
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Digital YOU: How to Build A Real Personal Brand in the Virtual World

August 03, 2023 with William Arruda
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Welcome to the hybrid world of work where in-person and remote work connect. This new world requires that you master personal branding in both real and virtual environments. The question: How do you deliver a consistent and compelling brand in both in-person and remote interactions with the people you seek to influence? The key is to get clear o...
Book by William Arruda
Book by William Arruda

Communicating with Influence and Impact

August 08, 2023 with Stacey Hanke
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In today's virtual, in-person and hybrid world communicating with influence is harder and more critical than it's ever been. How you communicate determines whether others see you as credible, knowledgeable and trustworthy. Without doing this effectively, you inhibit your maximum potential to influence, increase profits and cultivate long-term relat...
Book by Stacey Hanke
Book by Stacey Hanke

How Innovative Thinking Leads to Extraordinary Outcomes

August 10, 2023 with Dr. Iris Firstenberg
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Successful organizations operate on the edge of chaos and embrace risk, error, and ambiguity, while practicing strategies that reduce the need for doing, undoing, and redoing. You will learn key strategies and practical tools to give you the adaptive capacity to work creatively with change and uncertainty. Using examples from teams and organizat...
Book by Dr. Iris Firstenberg
Book by Dr. Iris Firstenberg

Agile Leadership: How to help leaders and teams navigate change

August 17, 2023 with Dr. Barbara Trautlein
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In this dynamic program, you will get beyond the buzzwords and leverage a proven formula for change. The CQ® System for Developing Change Intelligence® is based on decades of leading transformational change across diverse industries, years of conducting global research on managing change, and study into the psychology and neuroscience of c...
Book by Dr. Barbara Trautlein

Leading Technical And Subject Matter Experts: Making An Impact Through The Work Of Others

August 22, 2023 with Crystal Kadakia
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Years of study and hard work allowed you to become an expert in your field, and eventually a leader of experts. But leading a talented team of highly educated analytical people (engineers, IT teams, financial analysts, accountants, scientists, insurance underwriters, lawyers, health providers, etc.) brings unique challenges. The attention to detail...
Book by Crystal Kadakia

Stress Mastery: How to Use Stress for Success

September 07, 2023 with Dr. Heidi Hanna
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Neuroscience research demonstrates that our brain and nervous system can adapt in both positive and negative ways to stress. It's not the stress itself that causes the problem, but our response to it, that creates the positive or negative impact in our lives. In this engaging program, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Heidi Hanna will teach you...
Book by Dr. Heidi Hanna
Book by Dr. Heidi Hanna

Leadership Presence: Sending All the Right Signals

September 19, 2023 with Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Leadership presence is that elusive quality that sets you up for the next promotion and gives your career an extra boost. It's a blending of personal and interpersonal communication skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It's the impact you make when you show up and contribute in meetings. It's knowing how to project confidence and ...
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman
Book by Dr. Carol Kinsey Goman

Next Level Leadership: Key Skills Required For Your Continued Success

September 21, 2023 with Bob Treadway
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Next-level leaders are recognized as strategic human assets who are indispensable - and next in line for promotion. This practical and engaging program teaches techniques that allow leaders to see around corners, anticipate the next big things, lead teams to achieve challenging goals, and make wise decisions that hold up in situations of uncertaint...
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Inclusive Leadership: Empowering a Diverse Workforce

October 05, 2023 with Dr. Daisy Lovelace
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
To thrive in our global economy, diversity and inclusion must be central to your strategy as a leader. Research consistently shows us that inclusive leaders have a competitive advantage when it comes to bringing out the best in their teams. Inclusive teams are more innovative and demonstrate higher levels of team citizenship. There are bottom line...
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How To think Strategically: Essential Skills To Increase Your Impact

October 12, 2023 with Dr. Louise Kelly
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Managers at all levels are expected to engage regularly in strategic thinking. Those managers who consistently provide unique business insights that lead to their organization's competitive advantage will excel and often be rewarded with advancement opportunities. Strategic thinking is an open-ended activity, which makes it very challenging for so...
Book by Dr. Louise Kelly
Book by Dr. Louise Kelly

The Accountable Leader: How to Build a Culture Where Everyone Owns the Results

October 17, 2023 with Linda Galindo
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
In today's work place, the concept of accountability has taken center stage as a vital business concern. Yet it is all too often confused with punishment, fault-finding, blame, and guilt. If employees take ownership for the success or failure of tasks, projects or initiatives, then an environment of trust, alignment, communication and accountabi...
Book by Linda Galindo
Book by Linda Galindo

Becoming a Leader: Strategies & Tools for New & Emerging Leaders

October 24, 2023 with Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This program focuses on equipping managers with the knowledge and tools they need to effectively manage people and increase productivity in their areas of responsibility. Participants explore basic managerial concepts, discuss common situations and challenges and learn how to apply specific strategies and tools to successfully manage people.
Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper
Book by Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper

Be The Leader That Creative (or Talented) People Need

November 21, 2023 with Todd Henry
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
When you make the transition from a frontline role to a leadership role, you need to make a major shift in how you think about work. Now you are no longer responsible for your own projects and career but also on how to equip and lead others. Even if you have built the "Ferrari" of teams! They're talented and driven and all the pieces seem to be in ...
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