Educational Workshops

Building Strategic Alliances

Ever wondered how some employees know how to get things done and get promoted quickly and consistently? Have you noticed that the most qualified, hardest working employee does not always get rewarded? The secret to their success is the depth of their network. It’s not enough to come to work and do an exceptional job. Your success is also affected by the quality of the relationships you forge within the company. To some people, networking internally appears to be unnecessary but nothing could be further from the truth.

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Feel more at ease with the networking process
  • Use your leverage to help others succeed
  • Prepare and position yourself for networking opportunities
  • Raise your visibility and showcase your expertise

Developing Leadership Confidence and Presence

It is essential for emerging leaders to be confident and present themselves well in order to be successful. This interactive workshop focuses on improving your professional skill sets to help you develop your competitive edge and present yourself with power.

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Distinguish yourself as a credible, active contributor who can achieve the right results
  • Gain the respect of colleagues
  • Stay in control and regulate your emotions in challenging situations without jeopardizing team morale, your career or the company’s reputation
  • Develop the confidence to build relationships in any setting

Influencing Without Power and Titles

It is becoming increasingly vital for employees to be able to work in teams across functions and departments to meet organizational goals. Some people seem to have mastered the art of winning support for their ideas and projects even with no authority or powerful titles. They have mastered the ability to connect, communicate and get results, and it’s a skill that can be developed. This workshop will strengthen your capacity to influence and persuade others.

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Raise your level of self-awareness
  • Build more productive relationships
  • Get results, especially when working in teams
  • Win people over to your way of thinking
  • Make it seem effortless for people to like you and work with you
  • Recognize when influence becomes manipulation and how to avoid it

Leading a Diverse Team

If you are a leader, you must learn to successfully manage a diverse team.  Do you feel supported in your efforts?  Do you know how to create an inclusive team environment? Diversity and inclusion is about valuing different cultures, personalities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, genders, educational backgrounds and religions. More than ever, organizations need to grow and retain top-performing, diverse employees who can consistently deliver results. Studies show that organizations with diverse teams are more profitable, more creative and perform better.  This interactive session will look at how organizations can further attract, retain, and engage diverse, employees.

In this workshop, you’ll learn:

  • Understand what diversity means and why being inclusive is more effective
  • The benefits of a diverse team
  • 3 Strategies to build diversity and inclusion bridges before you need them
  • How to spot and avoid common traps in managing diverse teams
  • Explore best practices that builds morale, increase creativity and problem solver skills in your team

Managing a Multigenerational Team

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 learn 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

Unconscious Bias

Unconscious bias affects everything from recruitment and team dynamics to career advancement. Left unchecked, unconscious bias impedes the best efforts to build inclusive teams, foster intercultural communications, and increase employee engagement. In this workshop, you will learn how to:

In this workshop, you’ll learn:

  • Understand the impact of unconscious bias, micro-equities and micro-aggressions
  • Explore explicit bias vs. implicit bias
  • Review the different kinds of biases
  • Acknowledge your blind spots
  • Reduce the impact of bias on your team, coworkers and decision making
  • Explore strategies to confront and overcome bias