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

Facilitation and Meeting Management Skills

 Facilitation and
Meeting Management Skills

Description:
How would you rate the last meeting you attended? Or the last meeting you ran? If it wasn’t a 9 out of 10, this training is for you. We present the tools and approaches to engage participants and build accountability. From that base, we provide sound guidelines for fresh approaches to sound meeting management tools. Our interactive exercises reinforce the easy to apply techniques for setting agendas, ground rules, and outcomes.
Learning Objectives:
Structure meetings to obtain the desired outcomes
Apply guidelines for creating buy-in to ground rules
Learn the key steps in planning and executing engaging meetings
Practice facilitation and presentation techniques

Outcomes:
Conduct meetings that get the results you need
Apply techniques to engage everyone’s participation in your meetings
Learn quick tips for organizing agendas, evaluating success, and handling disruptions

Develop Your Ability to Think, Speak and Act in the Moment

Develop Your Ability to Think,
Speak and Act in the Moment

Description:
Would you like to be able to think, speak and act in rapidly unfolding situations when the best-laid plans get thrown to the wind? Many professionals are decisive, confident and creative… until the moment they must improvise. You will learn to be brilliant in the moment with the right tools and confidence in our fast-paced, interactive training.

Learning Objectives:
Develop resourcefulness when relying on your problem-solving skills
Employ the “Yes, and…” concept to create alternate plans, conceive non-linear designs, and co-create collaborative projects
Make rapid-fire decisions with confidence through improvisational activities and games
Enhance your mental agility to be more creative, flexible and adaptable

Outcomes:
Learn to rely on your instincts and trust your gut
Adapt to a wide variety of circumstances
Creatively ad-lib and go “off script”

Presentation and Influencing Skills

Presentation and Influencing Skills

Description:
Are you nervous thinking about your next presentation? Would you like to feel more confident? Our training helps you build dynamic presentation and influencing skills. You will learn how to capitalize on your strengths and overcome any limitations.

Learning Objectives:
Create powerful, convincing presentations
Turn your stories and experiences into influencing presentation material
Capitalize on the diversity of communication styles
Organize and present high-level content

Outcomes:
Motivate and influence diverse audiences
Think on your feet and still sound organized

Business Writing Basics: From Emails to Staff Reports

Business Writing Basics:
From Emails to Staff Reports

Description:
Do you suffer from writer’s block? Are you nervous about presentations? Do you forget the rules for punctuation and grammar? Our training will help you increase your confidence by applying the best practices in business writing and presenting reports.

Learning Objectives:
Learn how to greatly improve both your writing and editing
Participate in hands-on practice using forms and procedures from your own organization
Assess your audience’s needs and meet them

Outcomes:
Learn effective writing and presentation processes
Apply specific styles, formats, and tips to your reports and memos

Managing Stress and Frustration

Managing Stress and Frustration

Description:
Can you always remain calm under pressure? Do you have the right practices to cope with stress? Are you often feeling overloaded? Are others affected by your stress? Our training helps you maintain your effectiveness, handle stress, and foster a can-do attitude in the middle of stressful environments.

Learning Objectives:
Reduce the negative impact of stress and conflict at work
Learn physical, mental, and psychological techniques to manage stress in proactive ways
Practice easy to apply coping techniques including mindfulness
Employ vocal techniques to sound calm and soothe others in stressful situations

Outcomes:
Feel in control when under pressure
Recognize warning signs of stress and take precautionary measures
Learn breathing and relaxation, visualization and physical techniques for reducing stress