Past Workshops

  1. May 31, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    In today's world we are continually representing ourselves in digital format.  Have you ever stopped to take a look at how you come across to those around you?  Are you consistent across platforms?  In this workshop we will be exploring the idea of personal branding and what it can mean to you professionally.  We will also look at ways to help those around you beef up their brands to make them the team as a whole the best it can be online. Participants in this workshop will:

  2. May 24, 2018, 9:00am - 11:00am

    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.

  3. May 17, 2018, 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.

  4. May 9, 2018, 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.

  5. May 2, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm

    Diversity can come in many forms - one of which is sexual orientation and identity. However, this is also one of the hardest to acknowledge and feel comfort with when you do not have a thorough understanding of how to interact with someone who identifies differently than you do. This workshop will help the participant become more familiar with the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. The objectives will be to:

  6. Apr 19, 2018, 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?

  7. Apr 17, 2018, 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.

  8. Apr 10, 2018, 9:00am - 11:00am

    **You must have participated in the StrengthsFinder introductory workshop to attend this workshop.** You may be wondering how can you apply your strengths at work. Have you given any thought about how focusing on your strengths allows you to unleash your highest potential, leading you to be happier at work and more productivity? Weakness fixing only prevents failure, but strengths-building leads to success – Gallup.

  9. Mar 29, 2018, 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.

  10. Mar 21, 2018, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    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

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