Meetings Made Fun and Easy

 Meetings Made Fun and Easy

Description:
Is everyone engaged in your meetings, or are they texting and reading email? Are your meetings fun, efficient, and informative? Our training presents the tools and approaches to engage everyone and build accountability during meetings. Interactive exercises reinforce the easy to apply techniques for setting agendas, ground rules, and outcomes.

Learning Objectives:
Structure your meetings for full engagement and results
Apply guidelines for creating buy-in and participation
Practice motivation and engagement techniques

Outcomes:
Learn quick tips for creating high participation
Master meeting management practices to get the results you need

Getting Your Team to Work Together

 Getting Your Team to
Work Together

Description:
This training is a composite of several other trainings. It gives an overview of Change Management, Meeting Management, Emotional Intelligence and Best Practices for Team Building. After taking this training, you may want to take another in one or more areas to get the depth you need to move your team forward.

Learning Objectives:
Enable your team to be the best it can be by using proven best practices
Guide your team through change with the least pain and the most success
Manage your meetings with productive, efficient results

Outcomes:
Get your team through changes quickly and successfully
Use emotional intelligence to better communicate and better understand yourself and others

Working Across Teams: Divisions, Departments, and Other Agencies

Working Across Teams: Divisions, Departments, and Other Agencies

Description:
Are you challenged by interdivisional, interagency, or interdepartmental conflict and competitiveness? Do you need assistance in being more effective in providing goals, values, and direction to individuals who must work together, although they belong to different teams or different organizations? We will help you focus on building alignment of goals and creating respectful relationships.

Learning Objectives:
Provide a framework for building teamwork and collaboration
Give strategies and techniques to empower and motivate teamwork
Practice skills for managing disruptive and difficult team interactions
Learn how to design protocols for communication across departments, divisions, and agencies
Deal with lack of cooperation when you have limited power

Outcomes:
Work respectfully and productively with diverse teams
Enhance alignment of expectations and cooperation between teams

Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback

Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback

Description:
Do you tend to justify your actions when receiving negative feedback? Do you avoid giving constructive feedback? Feedback sessions can ideally offer people an opportunity to grow or unfortunately create a negative work environment. We teach you the best practices to help both the provider and receiver of the feedback create a growth opportunity. Our interactive training uses group exercises to help you learn how to convert potentially negative situations into a constructive learning experience for all involved.

Learning Objectives:
Identify the root cause of a situation through multiple perspectives
Develop an environment that promotes listening and collaborative conversations
Explore techniques that help convert a difficult conversation into a growth opportunity

Outcomes:
Learn how to use crucial conversational techniques
Resolve problems by mining initial feedback to uncloak the real issue at hand
Steer difficult discussions toward an actionable agenda

Credibility: How to Earn it and Keep It

Credibility: How to Earn it and Keep It

Description:
Do you know how to recover when you’ve lost someone’s trust? Is it hard for you to apologize especially when you think you are right? This training helps you build your credibility through personal presence, words, and daily actions. You will learn how to strengthen relationships with colleagues and supervisors, deliver bad news, and recover from mistakes. We include stories, case studies, short videos, activities, and facilitated small and large group discussions.

Learning Objectives:
Understand how credibility is earned and kept, eroded, and rebuilt
Learn how to present your ideas to better influence outcomes
Practice giving clean apologies to recover from mistakes and strengthen your credibility
Understand how to walk your talk and make honesty your best policy

Outcomes:
Learn how to deliver bad news credibly
Master how to say “no” credibly and turn rejection into redirection

Coaching: How to Motivate, Influence, and Develop Potential

Coaching: How to Motivate, Influence, and Develop Potential

Description:
Are you connecting with everyone on your team? Is everyone a peak performer? This training provides an opportunity to apply the best practices in engagement, motivation and creating buy-in. It applies concepts through both application exercises and discussion to make yourself more valued as a leader and coach.

Learning Objectives:
Take stock of your related skills
Know your staff’s strengths and individual needs
Practice motivational and engagement techniques
Identify best ways to use social media tools

Outcomes:
Communicate and receive buy-in for your priorities, vision, and values
Get the most out of your staff