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IMS Boston 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 Boston can help your employees learn, grow and thrive.

Leading Well In Times of Stress

April 09, 2020 with Dr. Daniel Friedland
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
These are extraordinary times. The coronavirus epidemic has created a significant amount of stress and fear that's emotionally and socially contagious. This reactivity can lead to disconnection, which is intensified with social distancing. Now more than ever, it's vital we stay purposefully connected with our strong center and lead consciously. Daniel Friedland, MD, is an expert in the science and practice of high-performance leadership and will discuss how we can take care of ourselves, our loved ones, colleagues, clients and communities to cultivate healing, resilie...
Book by Dr. Daniel Friedland
Book by Dr. Daniel Friedland

High Performance Leadership in Times of Challenge

April 16, 2020 with Dr. Daniel Friedland
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
High-Performance Leaders are achievement oriented. They are visionary, purposeful, decisive and they get results. At the same time, they relate well to people. They are compassionate, authentic and courageous. But what sets them apart is they have great self awareness and systems awareness. Through a mix of groundbreaking science, story, and experiential learning, you will learn a powerful neuroscience and mindfulness-based 4-step system to learn new ways to master stress, transform your mindset, take your leadership to the next level.
Book by Dr. Daniel Friedland
Book by Dr. Daniel Friedland

Strategic Thinking Skills for Navigating Uncertainty

April 21, 2020 with Bob Treadway
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Now more than ever, organizations need leaders at all levels who can think strategically. This practical and engaging session teaches techniques to help see through confusion, anticipate next developments, avoid negative unintended consequences, and make wise decisions that hold up in uncertainty and volatility.

Communicate with Impact to Inspire Others

April 24, 2020 with Dr. Todd Dewett
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Building on years of business experience, good science, and common sense, Dr. Todd Dewett helps you embrace leadership principles that will guide you through the rough waters. Including practical tips and colorful anecdotes, this is an essential session for anyone trying to keep the team on track when difficult times arrive. There is a path towards surviving and thriving – and it begins here.
Book by Dr. Todd Dewett
Book by Dr. Todd Dewett

Optimize Your Decision Making by Anticipating the Unexpected

April 29, 2020 with Dr. Kathy Pearson
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Discover how to increase the quality of your decisions, and those of your team, even in situations with ambiguous information, loosely structured problems, deep uncertainty, and complex trade-offs. Learn how to improve the agility of your team and implement proven techniques for minimizing costly mistakes. Work through engaging case studies, and current corporate examples, to understand how to apply this content in the ‘real world’. This fast-paced class is perfect for both leaders and senior functional experts.
Book by Dr. Kathy Pearson

The Courage to Confront: Problem Solving in the Face of Conflict

May 14, 2020 with Dr. Scott Allen
It takes courage to confront. This thought-provoking and interactive session will begin with a deep dive into emotional intelligence and why emotions are critical to your success. We also explore seven basic conflict management styles that each have a time and a place depending on your goals and objectives.
Book by Dr. Scott Allen
Book by Dr. Scott Allen

Exceptional Leadership: Skills Every Manager Must Master

June 10, 2020 with Peter Stark
Every manager has the opportunity to be a great leader! Leadership is the quality necessary for managers who need to accomplish objectives with and through people. With survey responses from over 100,000 employees around the world, we'll examine what managers in the Best-of-the-Best organizations do to lead and inspire their teams. In this interactive session, we will discuss and action plan in the areas of developing and communicating a vision, leading change, coaching and inspiring team members. The difference between the companies that will be the success stor...
Book by Peter Stark
Book by Peter Stark

Dealing with Difficult People: Bringing Out the Best in Others

July 14, 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

Critical Thinking to Reach the Best Decisions

August 19, 2020 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.
Book by Dr. John Austin
Book by Dr. John Austin

The Power of Partnership: 7 Keys to Better Relationships and Greater Teamwork

September 23, 2020 with Dr. Alan Zimmerman
In today's tough business environment, it takes more than product knowledge, technical competency, or social media contacts to be successful. Professional knowledge and organizational contacts can become obsolete with the next change in technology or shift in organizational structure.
Book by Dr. Alan Zimmerman
Book by Dr. Alan Zimmerman

Executive Presence: Convey Confidence and Command Respect as a Leader

October 14, 2020 with Joel Garfinkle
Executive presence means conveying confidence as a business leader, commanding respect, and having a professional magnetism that influences others. Executive presence trades passivity and self-doubt for self-assurance, decisiveness, and bold decision making. With this program, leaders will gain the tools to develop their executive presence and become the elite performers who influence outcomes, contribute to major decisions, and drive change for the betterment of the company. They will create a consistent view of themselves as a compelling force inside an organization....
Book by Joel Garfinkle
Book by Joel Garfinkle

Contextual Leadership: How to Diagnose Complexity and Make Decisions in Context

October 29, 2020 with Dr. Matthew Kutz
Navigating complexity and uncertainty is a crucial leadership literacy for business and organizational success. Traditional and business-as-usual models of organizational management are not only inadequate, but hazardous. Dr. Kutz combines cutting-edge research and real-life anecdotes to outline the 12 behavioral practices of contextually intelligence leaders and delineates how those behaviors contribute to effective use of the 3D Thinking Framework™ (using hindsight, insight, and foresight) to improve leadership and decision-making.
Book by Dr. Matthew Kutz
Book by Dr. Matthew Kutz

The Emerging Leader: Moving from Individual Contributor to Leadership

November 18, 2020 with Meridith Elliott Powell
You've excelled in your position, hit your goals and exceeded the expectations - you're ready for the next step. Ready to move from an individual contributor to leader - someone who can not only perform, but one who can lead strategically and maximize the performance of others.
Book by Meridith Elliott Powell
Book by Meridith Elliott Powell

Powerful Women Leaders: How to Connect, Engage and Succeed

December 09, 2020 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
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 and cultural competence in achieving success, and harness the power of networking.
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