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ANN TARDY - MANAGER VS LEADER

Jan 29 – Ann Tardy
Managing & Leading:
Strategies to Help You Excel at Both

This session will explore the essential strategies and techniques required to both lead and manage simultaneously from the same role. Being a manager is one of the most arduous and yet most valuable roles in any organization. The challenge lies in dealing with the expectations of those above and below you while also contributing to people’s success around you. When you master this, you will discover how to impact any organization from the middle. This workshop is personally lead by Ann Tardy, voted Outstanding Business Woman of the Year by the American Business Women’s Association.  You will leave this class with fresh insights and the skills needed to powerfully evolve into a successful Manager AND Leader. Biography: As a former Silicon Valley corporate attorney and a current CEO, Ann knows people from […]

Nov 06 – Dr. Rick Brinkman
Dealing with Difficult People
Bringing Out the Best in Others

This program is based on the best selling McGraw-Hill book Dealing with People You Can’t Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst, co-authored by Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner, which has been translated into 25 languages. Dr. Brinkman says, “Communication is like a phone number, you need all the correct digits and in the right order.” Dr. Rick will share his proven strategies to handle: Whining, Negativity, Attacks, Tantrums, Snipers, Know-it-Alls, Think-They- Know-it-Alls, as well as Yes, Maybe and Nothing people. Dr. Brinkman teaches Conscious Communication® which is based on the belief that good communication skills are the foundation of all relationships and the lifeblood of effective leadership, teamwork, and service. The examples and practical skills in this seminar will help you immediately […]

Prof. Gordon Hewitt

Oct 10 – Dr. Gordon Hewitt
The Changing Rules of Strategy
New Mindsets for a New World

In this revolutionary session on Strategy Development, Professor  Gordon Hewitt presenst a practical model of disruptive foresight. This framework will enable participants to do five key things: (1) spot and decipher early signals of competitive disruption in their industry (2) analyse the forces driving disruption and their likely consequences (3) consider realistic strategic options to benefit from disruption (4) ensure the organization acquires the capabilities to handle game-changing challenges (5) drive a deep mind set shift throughout the organization, well beyond the legacy of traditional change management models. In order to take on these challenges, Professor Hewitt will describe “new game” including ways of: (1) drawing a more relevant map of their competitive arena, and the identity of new game competitors (2) developing a more accurate scorecard of competitive performance, […]

June 12 – Dr. Christopher Avery
The Responsibility Process
Unlocking Your Natural Ability to Live and Lead with Power

Awareness of a mental pattern (derived from leadership research) we all use to process thoughts about taking and avoiding responsibility now makes it possible for leaders and coaches to understand and teach the mental processes, language, and keys to personal responsibility. Doing so inspires ownership behavior and shared language in teams and work groups for thinking, communication, and decision-making. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: (1) Explain the importance of personal responsibility (ownership behavior) for success in any pursuit; (2) Provide at least one reason why good, smart people naturally avoid responsibility and why they take it; (3) State the stages within The Responsibility Process and how it works within the mind; (4) Self-apply The Responsibility Process to grow instead of cope when encountering minor […]