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Past Workshops

  1. Jan 19, 2023, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    The foundation of personal and professional success lies in understanding self, understanding others and realizing the impact of personal behavior on the people around you. DISCflex™ provides an insight into an individual’s style that can help predict the likely trends of their behavior in the future. It does this by evaluating four key factors in an individual style (Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Compliance).

  2. Dec 9, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good [people] to do what he/she wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” -Theodore Roosevelt Congratulations, you’re advancing in your career.  Yesterday, you were a co-worker with your peers, and now you’re their boss.  You are now responsible for the development of your former co-workers and the success of your department. 

  3. Dec 8, 2022, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Have you ever left a meeting where the group’s decision still didn’t feel right or where everyone still wasn’t on the same page? This training will provide you techniques for helping groups work through thinking and decision making of important ideas and difficult conversations. You will learn how to be effective at facilitating people through processes that provide useful information and data in making decisions and developing ownership over those decisions. Participants will: • Understand facilitation and facilitator roles

  4. Dec 1, 2022, 9:00am - 11:30am

    What is your change style preference? Would you be an originator? A conserver? Or would you find yourself in the pragmatist category? Which category would my team members fall? Does it matter? Yes it does...knowing our tendencies and understanding their respective implications provide us with the tools to be more effective in our change efforts.

  5. Nov 30, 2022, 9:00am - 11:30am

    "The full monty," is a British slang phrase of uncertain origin. It is generally used to mean "everything which is necessary, appropriate, or possible; ‘the works.’-Wikipedia Leading with your strengths will help your team and organization grow. – Gallup Strengths Center

  6. Nov 18, 2022, 9:00am - 11:30am

    Teamwork can be hard! Have you ever been frustrated with a team member and how they approach a task? Why they problem solve differently than you? Why some people think “inside the box” and others can’t even “see the box”? The Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory (KAI) is a way to look at an individual’s problem-solving style and creativity. This training will enhance your understanding of team dynamics in problem solving and increase group cohesion, effectiveness, and team building. Objectives:

  7. Nov 9, 2022, 9:00am - 11:30am

    Do you often work right up to the deadline or let deadlines pass? Do you have stacks of papers on your desk and can’t ever find what you’re looking for? Do you constantly feel behind? Time management and organization are two of the most important skills leaders can work on to achieve their goals and excel in their careers. These skills are often seen as crucial to support executives, but the truth is leaders at all levels need to keep things organized and on time to be proactive and to develop a vision for their team or organization.

  8. Nov 3, 2022, 9:00am - 11:30am

    Are you a positive leader? Do you wonder how others think about your attitude as a leader? A quick test is to observe the way people react to you when you walk into a room. Are people happy to see you? Do they want to talk to you? Or do they quickly make themselves scarce? If they run when they see you, it's time for an attitude check.

  9. Oct 27, 2022, 9:00am - 11:30am

    “The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.” -Brian Tracy According to Marcus Buckingham, “The job of a manager is to turn one person’s particular talent into performance. Managers will succeed only when they can identify and deploy the differences among people, challenging each employee to excel in his or her own way.”

  10. Oct 26, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Emotional vampires tend to drain the energy of everyone they encounter. These “vampires” tend to suck out your optimism, and enthusiasm rather than your blood. Their toxic behaviors can range from subtle comments, to full blown drama. These vampires, it can be one, or one hundred in an organization, affect workplace productivity and lowers morale. It is essential to stop having your energy drained from you. One way is to learn to identify the different types of behavior they possess.

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