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Past Workshops

  1. May 19, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    The loudest voice in the room is not always the right voice to follow, stated Suzanne Yost in her article, “Why Introverts Make some of the Best Leaders.” She shares that research shows, introverted leaders can increase profits and productivity. Why and how, will be shared throughout the workshop.

  2. May 13, 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:

  3. May 12, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    “What really matters for success, character, happiness and lifelong achievements is a definite set of emotional skills – your EQ — not just purely cognitive abilities that are measured by conventional IQ tests.” — Daniel Goleman

  4. May 5, 2022, 9:00am - 11:30am

    Conflict is a part of our daily lives at work or at home. How we manage conflict has a direct impact on how fulfilled we feel about our work, the quality of work, and the quality of work from our respective teams or units. Effectively dealing with and using conflict as a positive tool is a major component of success in current or future leadership roles.

  5. Apr 27, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Do you know when to coach versus mentor? Have your coaching or mentoring skills gotten rusty? Would you like to gain some new skills (or tools) that you could implement immediately? Workshop participants will: Understand the fundamental difference between coaching and mentoring Identify practical aspects of engaging in a coaching or mentoring process Explore approaches to employee motivation (through coaching/mentoring) Learn the G.R.O.W. model of coaching and other mentoring tips Brian Raison is facilitating this workshop.

  6. Apr 22, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Over the past decade a growing body of literature has documented the importance of social and emotional effectiveness as well as effective coaching (how we take good people and make them the best they can be) and feedback skills.  As leaders face times of increasingly rapid changes within their respective organizations, teams, and/or laboratories they must proactively work with others to lead them through these challenging times while continuing to meet the changing needs of stakeholders and clientele.  

  7. Apr 21, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    Influence is a skill that allows us to reach our greatest success.  Influence allows us to make an impact or change on any situation.  According to SmartBrief, “You do not need position or authority or power to influence others, but you need influence to gain position, authority and power in your organization.” 

  8. Apr 13, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    How are you managing the multi-generational workplace? The American workforce is much more diverse today than ever before in history, with the age range of employees spanning over 60 years. Each generation has its own unique values and behavior which can sometimes cause misunderstanding in the workplace.

  9. Apr 7, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    “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. Mar 31, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am

    “If knowing yourself and being yourself were as easy to do as to talk about, there wouldn't be nearly so many people walking around in borrowed postures, spouting secondhand ideas, trying desperately to fit in rather than to stand out.” - Warren G. Bennis

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