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Building Future Business Leaders Today

Workplace Success Group Speakers will Captivate, Challenge and Empower Your Meeting or Conference Attendees

 

Karen Hinds is the leader of the group of outstanding speakers at Workplace Success Group that will work diligently to ensure that “you look smart”  for choosing professionals with the experience, expertise, and track record of excellence that will make your meeting a success.

 

Keynotes and Break-Out Presentations

Are Your Employees Leadership Ready™? How To Develop, Manage And Retain Emerging Leaders

Companies make significant investments to attract and hire top talent but lose them between entry level and senior leadership because there is a gap in their employees’ leadership development pathway. To remain competitive, all companies must be deliberate in their efforts to nurture and retain emerging leaders who will eventually take over and run all operations. That preparation needs to start earlier in their careers. What will it take to develop future leaders who are competent and confident to lead your company through challenges and opportunities?

This workshop will show you:

  • Simple strategies to prepare high potentials for future leadership
  • 3 mistakes employers make in developing emerging leaders
  • What emerging leaders expect from employers to ensure their success

Program Format: 90 minutes to 1/2-day workshop.  Tailored to meet the needs of each client.

Number of Participants: Unlimited

Converting Interns to New Hires

Imagine being able to significantly cut your recruiting budget and still attract the top talent that is best for your organization. Interns give you a preview into the kind of employee you can hire, and every smart employer should work diligently to convert those top-performing interns into full-time employees. Does your company have the right system in place to ensure successful conversion from intern to full-time employee… or are you “leaving talent on the table?” This workshop highlights strategies to convert interns to new hires.

This workshop will highlight:
  • Strategies to develop and manage an effective internship program
  • Reviews some of the biggest mistakes employers make with intern programs
  • Shares best practices that convert high-performing interns into full-time employees

Program Format: 90 minutes to 1/2-day workshop.  Tailored to meet the needs of each client

Number of Participants: Unlimited

Maximizing the Talents of a Multigenerational Workforce

Each generation brings its own unique characteristics, competencies and challenges to an organization, making successful leadership a complex endeavor. Understanding each group is the first step to creating an environment where employees of all ages can thrive and feel valued, putting your company on track to be an effective, profitable organization.

In this workshop, you’ll understand how to:

  • Identify core values and talents of Generation Z, Generation Y/Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers, and the Silent Generation
  • Understand what each group needs to thrive in the workplace
  • Avoid three common mistakes when managing across age groups
  • Anticipate and mitigate cross-generational conflict

Program Format: 90 minutes to 1/2-day workshop.  Tailored to meet the needs of each client

Number of Participants: Unlimited

Bounce-Back Power: Everyday Strategies to Develop Employee and Organizational Resilience

In today’s continuous, fast change environment, leaders need resilient employees who quickly understand, embrace, and effectively navigate and manage ongoing change.  Organizational and.or personal change can be significant…a merger or reduction in force…or seemingly routine, with a new project or role.  Whatever the change for the organization or individual, employee resilience can mean the difference between smooth, successful change and an organizational or personal failure.  Whether you’re planning new structure, new lines of business, new goals, new systems, or changes in locations, this engaging and interactive workshop, will guide participants to learn and explore:

  • Defining resilience and it’s importance
  • Increasing your resilience and handling stress
  • Ways managers and supervisors can equip employees with bounce-back power
  • Common mistakes organizations and individuals  make in times of change
  • Making resiliency education a part of your company culture
  • Developing a plan for resiliency

Program Format: 90 minutes to 1/2-day workshop.  Tailored to meet the needs of each client

Number of Participants: Unlimited

Are You Leadership Ready? 7 Ways to Accelerate Your Rise to Your First Leadership Position

Are you ready to land your first leadership position? Do you know what it takes to accelerate your rise to leadership and lay the foundation for your leadership legacy? This workshop will offer strategies to help you take ownership of your leadership growth and achieve your goal.

Learn how to:

  • Distinguish yourself as a credible, active contributor who achieves results
  • Raise your visibility and pursue future leadership opportunities
  • Regulate your language, emotions, and physical presence in challenging situations without jeopardizing team morale, your career or the company’s reputation
  • Confidently build strategic relationships in any setting, at any level
  • Position yourself in ways that increase your influence and gain cooperation from others

Program Format: 90 minutes to 1/2-day workshop.  Tailored to meet the needs of each client

Number of Participants: Unlimited

Make your next meeting or conference stand out for all the right reasons. Contact Workplace Success Group at 203-757-4103 to discuss your program needs. 

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Testimonials

“She will make you look very smart!”

B. Kinney

Hartford Business Journal

2016-02-22T06:21:56+00:00
“She will make you look very smart!”B. KinneyHartford Business Journal

“Energetic, results-oriented. We’ve received multiple requests for additional sessions with her – a true indication of the value she provided to our group!”

L. Crowder

Travelers, Hartford Business Journal

2016-02-22T06:23:58+00:00
“Energetic, results-oriented. We’ve received multiple requests for additional sessions with her – a true indication of the value she provided to our group!”L. CrowderTravelers, Hartford Business Journal

“A comprehensive and practical curriculum with great energy, poise and humanity. This was a refreshing, fun and highly educational growth experience for me.”

N. Reid

Learning and Development Coordinator, Major Global Insurance Carrier

2016-02-22T06:24:55+00:00
“A comprehensive and practical curriculum with great energy, poise and humanity. This was a refreshing, fun and highly educational growth experience for me.” N. ReidLearning and Development Coordinator, Major Global Insurance Carrier

“A terrific tutorial for those looking for a step up and to take it to the next level. This program challenges you to go outside your comfort zone.” 

R. White

Assistant VP, Strategic Communication, Financial Services Company, CT

2016-02-22T06:25:16+00:00
“A terrific tutorial for those looking for a step up and to take it to the next level. This program challenges you to go outside your comfort zone.”  R. WhiteAssistant VP, Strategic Communication, Financial Services Company, CT

“Our team has increased efficiency, decreased reporting errors, and operates more professional internally and externally.”

C. Eggleston

Executive Director, Family Options Incorporated

2016-02-22T06:25:36+00:00
“Our team has increased efficiency, decreased reporting errors, and operates more professional internally and externally.”C. EgglestonExecutive Director, Family Options Incorporated

“Within the first hour of our kick-off program, five participants came up to me and said this was one of the best parts of their graduate school education.”

Dr. Lee Aggison

Former Dean, Graduate Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs

2016-02-22T06:27:21+00:00
“Within the first hour of our kick-off program, five participants came up to me and said this was one of the best parts of their graduate school education.”Dr. Lee AggisonFormer Dean, Graduate Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs

Her presentation on ‘How to Interview Over a Meal’ was stellar.…We will have Karen back!” 

Susan Dichter

Team Success Scholars, Northwestern Connecticut Community College

2016-02-22T06:27:50+00:00
“Her presentation on ‘How to Interview Over a Meal’ was stellar.…We will have Karen back!” Susan DichterTeam Success Scholars, Northwestern Connecticut Community College

“At a time when students are anxious about navigating the tricky job market, your seminar was perfect for our group of job applicants.” 

Director, Career Service, Post University

2016-02-22T06:28:11+00:00
“At a time when students are anxious about navigating the tricky job market, your seminar was perfect for our group of job applicants.” Director, Career Service, Post University

“I highly recommend Karen as a coach, mentor and business consultant. She recently worked with one of our Emerging Leaders that required coaching to address specific behaviors . Through Karen’s process, our Leader came away energized and aware of some areas for development that he has been consistently working on. Her work had a real transformational impact and I commend her insight and expertise.” 

Doris Montgomery

Regional Director of Human Resources, Turner Construction Company

2016-02-22T06:28:44+00:00
“I highly recommend Karen as a coach, mentor and business consultant. She recently worked with one of our Emerging Leaders that required coaching to address specific behaviors . Through Karen’s process, our Leader came away energized and aware of some areas for development that he has been consistently working on. Her work had a real transformational impact and I commend her insight and expertise.” Doris MontgomeryRegional Director of Human Resources, Turner Construction Company

“She will make you look very smart!”

B. Kinney

Hartford Business Journal

“Energetic, results-oriented. We’ve received multiple requests for additional sessions with her – a true indication of the value she provided to our group!”

L. Crowder

Travelers, Hartford Business Journal