Past Events

  1. Apr 27, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    As a leader it is important to know what talents you possess, that you bring to the leadership table. Do you know what strengths you possess? Every leader possesses her/his own unique set of talents. According to the Gallup Organization, "we spend too much time focusing on our weaknesses, trying to make them stronger rather than recognizing our strengths." When you focus on your weaknesses, you miss out on utilizing what you do best for your organization.

  2. Apr 12, 2017, 9:00am - 9:00am

    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.

  3. Apr 6, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    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.

  4. Mar 30, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Success in life, in anything, depends upon the number of persons that one can make himself agreeable to.” -Thomas Carlyle Working relationships are improved when you know and understand your personality style. Why? Because it helps you understand your behavior and why you act the way you do. When you can figure out what makes people tick and what ticks them off, you can create strategies for improving your relationships with them.

  5. Mar 22, 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

  6. Mar 8, 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.

  7. Feb 21, 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.

  8. Feb 15, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    As a leader it is important to know what talents you possess, that you bring to the leadership table. Do you know what strengths you possess? Every leader possesses her/his own unique set of talents. According to the Gallup Organization, "we spend too much time focusing on our weaknesses, trying to make them stronger rather than recognizing our strengths." When you focus on your weaknesses, you miss out on utilizing what you do best for your organization.

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

    There are many choices to be made in the workplace. The workplace can be a breeding ground for conflict due to different personality and communication styles. We can choose to ignore or accelerate conflict with others, or we can choose to allow conflict to make the positive changes within our organization. On the other hand, we can choose to work collaboratively, or cooperatively together to further the goals of our organization. It's a choice we make, so what will it be today?

  10. Nov 30, 2016, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    There are many choices to be made in the workplace. The workplace can be a breeding ground for conflict due to different personality and communication styles. We can choose to ignore or accelerate conflict with others, or we can choose to allow conflict to make the positive changes within our organization. On the other hand, we can choose to work collaboratively, or cooperatively together to further the goals of our organization. It's a choice we make, so what will it be today? Participants will: • Understand why conflict in the workplace happens.

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