Past Events

  1. Oct 17, 2017, 9:00am - 2:30pm

    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.    

  2. Oct 11, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    “The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” - Theodore Roosevelt Research indicates that employees leave bosses, not organizations. Here are some statistics about the impact of good and bad bosses from http://govitru.com/workplace-statistics/

  3. Oct 4, 2017, 9:00am - 11:00am

    We’re all in the same business, the people business. It’s not what we make or sell that’s critical; it’s how we take care of the people who buy it. Our job is to make customers (internal and external) happy. What’s the best way to do that? By giving our “pickles.” “Pickles” are those special or extra things you do to make people happy. It may be doing something extra for a customer or sending a handwritten thank you to them. The trick is figuring out what your customers want, then making sure they get it, that’s the “Pickle!”

  4. Sep 21, 2017, 9:00am - 11:00pm

    Workplace stress and tension are rising, which manifests as rudeness and inappropriate behavior.

  5. Sep 13, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    How we communicate with each other, whether it is a co-worker or spouse, can make or break a relationship. In this workshop we will explore how people communicate differently and how you can use your strengths to build relationships with your team and increase people's feeling of being heard.

  6. Sep 7, 2017, 9:00am - 11:00am

    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. DISC 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).

  7. Aug 29, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    There is a lot of literature surrounding the meanings of coaching and mentoring, each with a slightly different perspective. How do they differ? How are they the same? How are they a part of and benefit to the larger organizational system? Workshop participants will:

  8. Aug 9, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    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. Jun 29, 2017, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Are you looking for strategies to help groups solve tough problems? Are you frustrated with business-as-usual meetings? Helping individuals to do their best thinking and move beyond conflict and discomfort to a broader perspective of decision-making can be challenging and difficult. This training will equip you with the tools and techniques need to grow or improve your facilitation skills. Participants will: • Understand facilitation and facilitator roles • Understand, assess and manage group dynamics and group decision-making

  10. May 24, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    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.

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