Leadership and Performance Enhancement

Leadership skills are crucial to the success of any organization. How do we empower ourselves to lead in a way that makes people want to follow? We provide your staff with the leadership skills needed to maximize their own productivity as well as that of others. This is where an organization can make the greatest impact on culture and productivity.

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Lead with GRIT®

Leadership skills are crucial to the success of any organization. Effective leadership ignites engagement and accountability so that results are efficient and effective. Through the Lead With GRIT® program, managers are provided with a roadmap and a leadership toolbox to catalyze cultural change. Leadership skills can make or break a team. This program influences managers to make their teams the best that they can be!

Rising Stars

How do we get to level 5 leadership?  With a practical application of GRIT®: Generosity, Respect, Integrity, and Truth. This program provides you with the skills and perspectives to develop great leaders at all levels. Learn the skills it takes to empower yourself and your team to passionately pursue great results. 

The Art of Delegation

I have too much to do! How do I reorganize and eliminate some of the workload? Learn how delegation allows you to be a more effective leader, with a step-by-step process on how to delegate tasks. Learn how to decide what does and doesn’t get delegated, and how to choose the right person.

Motivating Employees

Empowerment begins with seeing the possibilities, not just the problems. It means changing our perspective - on ourselves and others. But extrinsic motivation (the carrot/the stick) is too short lived. It doesn't work today.  As Leaders, it's not just about empowering people - it's discovering how to create an environment that allows people to be intrinsically motivated.  

Coaching Skills for Leaders

Discover how coaching differs from other performance improvement interventions and determine when you should implement coaching. Learn the roles and competencies of a coach,  practice the steps and you'll be prepared to coach your team immediately after this session. 

360 Leadership Assessments

Learn exactly what a 360-degree feedback program is, along with the advantages and disadvantages. Learn to plan the process, the communication role-out, administer the instrument, process and report feedback, and plan coaching and development. 

Effective Meetings

Are you spending too much time in meetings? Understand the guidelines for more efficient, productive meetings. Learn the different purposes of meetings and the common characteristics of effective meetings. We’ll outline planning steps, meeting process steps, facilitation techniques and activity follow up.

Effective Presentation Skills

Did you know that many people fear public speaking more than death? Well - today we fear death by powerpoint  Presentations can be fun. In this workshop you will learn techniques to overcome your fear and enjoy yourself, while giving an incredible presentation. This class is for anyone who wants to speak effectively with professionalism, authenticity and confidence.

Management Skills for Assistants

Are you the one who keeps the boss on track? Then this course is for you. Learn what it takes to plan, organize, delegate, manage time and schedule appointments. And most importantly, you will gain techniques to sharpen your skills and overcome barriers to effective communications. You will walk away more proactive, assertive and professional, and learn how to think on your feet and solve problems in your work environment.

Prioritizing Your High Value Activities (HVAs)

Mentoring Employees

Supervisory Success

Most managers are super busy. They work a lot. But are they working smart? If you asked your team of Managers what their top 5-7 High Value Activities are, do you think they'd know?  Do you know?  
In this session, we roll up our sleeves and look at all of our responsibilities, honing the top 5-7 that bring the most value.  And as a side benefit, you start  a list of what to delegate! 
Recruiting and retaining qualified employees is a challenge for every employer today. Studies show that mentoring can be one of the ways to train and retain new employees. Learn how to run a successful mentoring program and avoid common pitfalls. In this workshop you will discover what employees need to be successful, and how mentors can make the essential difference. A great addition to the orientation process or employee development plans!
Supervising successfully can be more challenging than any other job! Now you not only have a boss to answer to, but employees that you need to keep happy as well. As supervisors, you have the basic skills, but you need the tools and techniques to deal with the real challenges you are facing. Learn how to bring out the best in your team, and maximize group performance (keeping your boss happy!).