Tag Archives: Boston

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 […]

Dr Kathy Pearson

May 15 – Dr. Kathy Pearson
Critical Thinking:
Managing Uncertainty and Anticipating the Unexpected

The higher you are in the organization, the more complex problems become. This fast-paced class focuses on developing advanced skills in critical thinking and breakthrough problem-solving. Discover how to increase the quality of your decisions, and those of your team, with particular emphasis on the importance of critical thinking skills to mitigate the effect of our own cognitive biases, as well as an emphasis on making decisions with little or ambiguous information and deep uncertainty. This seminar will help you leverage your team`s immense untapped wisdom to get better results. If you are responsible for improving productivity, strategy, quality, or safety you can’t afford to miss this class! The seminar covers key critical thinking and decision making discipline such as Short-Term versus Long Term Framework, The Decision Making Foundation, Gaining Clarity […]