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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.

Dealing with Difficult People: Bringing Out the Best in Others

July 21, 2020 with Dr. Rick Brinkman
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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

Be the Leader Others Want to Follow: Build Engagement, Teamwork and Results

July 23, 2020 with Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Leaders are challenged to not only recruit and select top talent but also to retain their best in an environment of uncertainty and change. In this session you will learn what is required to become a leader that others want to follow. Discover strategies and techniques to enhance your leadership acumen, build effective and trusting teams, and maintain your personal resilience to be the very best leader that you can be.
Book by Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed
Book by Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed

Transformational Leadership in a Volatile and Uncertain World

July 28, 2020 with Dr. Don Gilman
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This program is brought to you by Dr. Don Gilman who is globally recognized and sought after expert in critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. In this unique setting, Dr. Gilman will conduct a highly engaging session built around developing participants' decision making abilities, especially in volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environments.
Book by Dr. Don Gilman

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

July 30, 2020 with Stephen Young
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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

Coping with COVID-19 and Beyond - Leading through the A.R.C.s of Change

August 05, 2020 with Dr. Barbara Trautlein
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
As our gut-wrenching experience with COVID-19 demonstrates and neuroscience validates, unexpected, unwanted, and undeserved change can plunge us into fear/threat mode, causing the good stuff that feeds our brain (oxygen, glucose) to rush past our necks so we can fight/flight/flee, robbing us of the cognitive capacity to think clearly and creatively.
Book by Dr. Barbara Trautlein

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

August 11, 2020 with Dr. Jeanne Porter King
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This program is based on TransPorter Group’s Becoming a Leader Model. It is designed for to help lay a foundation for emerging leaders to develop fundamental leadership attributes.
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King

Increasing Your Personal Impact: Maximize Your Power to Influence Others

August 13, 2020 with Ty Bennett
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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.
Book by Ty Bennett
Book by Ty Bennett

Breakthrough Ideas: Becoming a More Strategic Thinker

August 18, 2020 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 strategic thinkers? What is strategic thinking? Who is a strategic thinker? How can strategic thinking be developed?
Book by Dr. Julia Sloan
Book by Dr. Julia Sloan

Managerial Courage: Five Skills to Increase Your Effectiveness

August 20, 2020 with Margaret Morford
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This seminar builds a talent management strategy around five Principles that go far beyond basic management rules. These Principles challenge normal management concepts and require participants to look at each employee they manage and formulate a development plan and/or communication strategy that best fits the individual.  Each of the Principles is discussed in depth and numerous real work situations are used to illustrate how to get a better outcome for the organization and the individual that goes far beyond that one encounter.  Not only do participants ...
Book by Margaret Morford
Book by Margaret Morford

The Way Forward: Resilient Leadership for the New Economy

August 25, 2020 with Ryan Estis
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
For an entire generation of business leaders the actions they take now and in the months ahead will define them and their companies. Navigating this defining moment in the short term and preparing to capture opportunity in the long term will require a healthy mindset, critical decision making and strong relationships. During this interactive, virtual experience Ryan Estis will leverage both his proprietary research and personal experience leading a business through crisis and uncertainty. Ryan will review lessons learned and provide very specific and actionable insig...

The Power of Trust Building in Uncertain Times

August 27, 2020 with Dr. Dennis Reina
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Optimal relationships - relationships that fuel exceptional teamwork and performance - are built on a foundation of trust. Do you have relationships at work that suffer from compromised trust? In this interactive session, you'll learn the only real way to repair those relationships - and even optimize them - through trust building. You'll learn the sixteen behaviors driving the Dimensions of Trust: The Three Cs™.
Book by Dr. Dennis Reina
Book by Dr. Dennis Reina

The Collaboration Factor: How to Remotely Connect and Collaborate with Confidence

September 01, 2020 with Ann Tardy
VIRTUAL SESSION (1-HOUR)
Work from home does not have to result in isolation, loneliness, and stagnation. The secret is to intentionally collaborate. Join us to discover fast and easy strategies to evolve new connections into opportunities to collaborate. We all own our own success and so we must own our own development… in spite of our circumstances! Let's discover the power of intentional connecting and collaborating.
Book by Ann Tardy
Book by Ann Tardy

Delivering Effective Virtual Meetings & Presentations

September 03, 2020 with Tom Drews
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
The focus of this 3-Hour virtual training program is on how to facilitate and manage effective meetings and presentations using Zoom, WebEx, or any comparable platform. You will learn simple, yet effective methods to structure your virtual meetings and presentations from start to finish. You'll also learn how to leverage the platform tools so you can engage any audience, including management, partners, customers and more.

Influence to Impact: Leveraging Interpersonal Power for Women Leaders

September 10, 2020 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 power of language and the role gender plays in organizational influence, they are taught to use dialogue as an influence tool, and are taught the secrets of leveraging the hidden power of the organization.
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King
Book by Dr. Jeanne Porter King

Boosting Productivity: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter

September 15, 2020 with Helene Segura
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
This fast-paced virtual seminar is designed for busy managers, project leaders, and senior individual contributors who are looking to pivot processes with the ever-evolving [COVID-19] situation in order to maximize productivity during uncertain times. Be an even more effective leader when you balance work, family and life while everyone is at home.
Book by Helene Segura
Book by Helene Segura

Powerful Communication: Craft and Deliver your Message with Authority and Authenticity

September 17, 2020 with Dr. Debbye Turner Bell
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Effective communication can impress people but powerful communication can move people to action.  This course identifies the elements of powerful communication and teaches the participants how to harness and utilize their own individual skills to become a communicator that persuades, inspires, and transforms.  The course will be highly interactive with group exercises, skills assessment, demonstrations, critiquing and opportunity for on-site application.  

Critical Decision Making: The Importance of Constructive Conflict

September 22, 2020 with Dr. Michael Roberto
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Leaders hear 'yes' far too often. They don't hear bad news until it's too late. It's an enormous problem for leaders, for teams, for the entire organization. But is it inevitable? Absolutely not. In this workshop, Professor Michael Roberto shows you how to stimulate dissent and debate to improve your decision making; he also shows how to keep that conflict constructive.
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto
Book by Dr. Michael Roberto

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

September 24, 2020 with Dr. Graeme Codrington
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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.
Book by Dr. Graeme Codrington
Book by Dr. Graeme Codrington

Leading in the Digital Age: Discover, Disrupt and Deliver Results

September 29, 2020 with Dr. Scott Allen
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
With recent seismic shifts in the way we interact and connect in the workplace, effective leadership is needed now more than ever. This course begins with a thought-provoking discussion about the many attributes associated with virtual leadership. We also explore leadership styles and their application in the digital age and conclude by exploring how leaders navigate adaptive challenges - a norm in our current reality. This session will help you be more intentional as a leader and achieve results for your team and, ultimately, your organization.
Book by Dr. Scott Allen
Book by Dr. Scott Allen

No Nonsense, No Excuses: How Personal Accountability Promotes Success

October 01, 2020 with Linda Galindo
VIRTUAL SESSION (5-HOUR)
This interactive program will take you through an effective and immediately useful education that instills personal accountability in the work environment. When the learning is applied and three innovative tools are used, personal accountability will result in your spending less time managing and more time coaching and mentoring. Your journey will begin with an online Accountability Assessment, the results of which you will receive at the session.
Book by Linda Galindo
Book by Linda Galindo

Managing and Leading: Critical Skills to Excel at Both

October 15, 2020 with Ann Tardy
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
The workplace is changing rapidly and your ability to refresh, reskill, and reinvent will be essential in the coming months and years. This session will explore the essential strategies and techniques required to powerfully lead and manage simultaneously from the same role. The challenge lies in dealing with the expectations of those above and below you while also contributing to people's success around you. When you master this, you will discover how to impact any organization from the middle. You will leave this class with the skills needed to powerfully evolve into ...
Book by Ann Tardy
Book by Ann Tardy

Contextual Leadership: Smart Leadership in a Constantly Changing World

October 20, 2020 with Dr. Matthew Kutz
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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

Lead For Results: Improving Focus, Relationships and Performance

October 22, 2020 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 hands-on virtual live learning experience will: equip managers to better focus their people and themselves on desired outcomes; help leaders effectively equip their people to perform at higher levels; demonstrate the importanc...
Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker
Book by Dr. Clinton Longenecker

Executive Presence: Convey Confidence and Command Respect as a Leader

October 29, 2020 with Joel Garfinkle
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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

Authentic Leadership: Build Trust,Resolve Conflicts, And Inspire Others

November 12, 2020 with Mike Robbins
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Authenticity is critical to success and effectiveness for 21st century leaders. Now more than ever, it's essential for leaders to build authentic relationships in order to build trust, resolve conflicts, and create a true sense of inspiration and unity for their teams and organizations. This interactive program is filled with insight and practical techniques; all grounded in positive psychology and strengths-based leadership principles.
Book by Mike Robbins
Book by Mike Robbins

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

Influence and Action: The Core of Leadership

December 10, 2020 with Dr. Robert Bies
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
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 Manager as Coach: Critical Skills for Achieving High Performance

December 15, 2020 with Bill Hawkins
VIRTUAL SESSION (3-HOUR)
Mr. Hawkins will provide tools, introduce techniques, and discuss strategies to help you take performance to the next level. In this workshop participants will examine the latest techniques in coaching designed to improve performance, change behavior, increase engagement, support development, and build teamwork.
Book by Bill Hawkins
Book by Bill Hawkins
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