If you are taking this course, you have probably been instructed to do so by your manager and your manager has probably begun practicing a radical new philosophy of managing. This new philosophy, "Managing from the Heart," is designed to teach managers how to engineer a work environment in which employees are provided an opportunity to acquire the necessary tools, interaction, and instruction that will propel the employee to success. This course is for you, the employee, and is designed to create the awareness and understanding necessary to take full advantage of this environment opportunity. The employee who embraces this philosophy will begin a journey of growth in which he or she will develop "personal power," allowing the individual to succeed at whatever they attempt.
Taken from the book and course, "Managing from the Heart - A Way of Life," this course guides the manager through the steps to effectively conduct his or her staff like a "finely tuned orchestra." The manager will learn the problems associated with "Starting Up a Department from Scratch," "Inheriting an Established Department," and "Maintaining an Established Department." Our "Managing from the Heart" philosophy will instruct the manager how to develop staff that manages themselves and is willing to go to war for him or her.
With this course you will be able to provide the skills, guidance, and empowerment to your team of managers. They will then be better suited in leading and motivating their team and thus produce fantastic results. To be a successful manager means having a wide range of skills. Through this workshop you will be able to disperse your knowledge and experience throughout your leadership team. Manager Management takes a special type of leader. This workshop will expand the participant's knowledge and provide a way for them to teach and lead new and experienced managers. As every manager knows that learning never stops, this workshop will have something for everyone.
Management is about exercising good judgement, meeting strategic objectives, and creating an excellent environment for employee success. How can you stand out from the rest of the managers in your organization? Managers who are able to solve problems, handle crisis situations, initiate and implement change, negotiate viable outcomes, and apply critical thinking to day to day issues are rare and highly regarded. This series of courses introduces the participant to the theories, strategies and techniques in these areas. Participants will be able to approach change and crisis management with a set of critical thinking skills that will allow them to solve problems in an creative and calm manner negotiating outcomes that will satisfy everyone involved.
Creating the conditions for employee success requires thought and understanding of what makes the employee tick. In this series of courses participants will explore the concepts of coaching and mentoring for success. Exploring employee motivation, performance management strategies and how to deliver effective critical comment are key components to how effective a manager is when working with employees. This is particularly true in a team-oriented environment, so the course series addresses this critical component as well. Participants learn the theory, the strategies and the techniques for effective coaching and mentoring. Detailed examination of employee motivation, performance management and constructive criticism assist the participant to master the coaching and mentoring interface both individually and in the team.
Increasing ones happiness can be done through the power of positive thinking. That is one skill that this work shop will touch on to teach participants how to be happier. Happiness will spread throughout your organization, and have a positive effect on everyone. With our Increasing Your Happiness workshop participants will engage in unique and helpful ways to increase their happiness. This will have a robust effect on their professional and personal lives. It will improve their communication skills, increase productivity, and lesson absenteeism.
Self awareness is an important part of everyday life. It transfers over to your personal, social, physical and work life. It can help one gain a better understanding of themselves, and how to live a better, more fulfilling life. When working to deepen one’s own self awareness, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to fully become self aware. With the Deepening Self Awareness workshop, participants will learn how beneficial becoming more self aware can be. A highly self aware person will become more equipped to deal with daily life and its challenges. Through this workshop, participants will gain a new perspective on themselves and their emotions, and become a valuable member to society.
Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal a professional success. With our Improving Mindfulness workshop, participants will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As they learn to practice mindfulness, they will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.
High Performance Teams (Remote Workforce) are organizations, teams or groups working in a virtual environment that are focused on achieving the same goals. Bringing team members together through a virtual environment can be a challenge task. This workshop identifies these challenges and helps your participants push through to success. With our High Performance Teams (Remote Workforce) workshop, participants will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills, while working remotely. By knowing and managing the way people interact in a remote environment, you will be setting up your high performance teams to accomplish any task.
High Performance Teams (Non-remote Workers) are organizations, teams or groups working inside an office environment that are focused on achieving the same goals. With our High Performance Teams (Non -remote Workers) workshop, participants will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills while working in an office locale. By knowing and managing the way people interact in an office setting, you will be positioning your high performance teams for great success!
A healthy employee is a happy and productive employee, and that is a goal for every organization. Through our Health and Wellness at Work program your participants will experience the benefits of a healthier lifestyle and workplace. Our Health and Wellness at Work course will be instrumental in creating a “Culture of Wellness” within your organization. Participants will touch on common issues such as smoking cessation, nutrition & weight loss, and preventative care. Health and Wellness is the responsibility of everyone in an organization so take the positive step and create a program at your organization.
Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. What makes a good goal? We touch on goal characteristics, time management, making a to do list, and what to do when setbacks occur. This workshop will provide the knowledge and skills for your participants to complete more tasks and get things done. Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done workshop will cover strategies to help your participants overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in their professional and personal lives. Participants will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive individuals.
While having various cultures in one workplace can present communication problems and conflicts, the benefits of such a variety in the workplace outweigh it. The workplace can present challenges to management in terms of handling the different generations present. As older workers delay retiring and younger workers are entering the workforce, the work environment has become a patchwork of varying perspectives and experiences, all valuable to say the least. The Generation Gaps workshop will help participants understand the various generations present at work, and understand what motivates them and dealing with them on a daily basis. Both the young and older worker will have many ideas to offer, which will help the organization thrive in the marketplace. Learning how to deal with the Generation Gaps at work will help you become a better manager or co-worker.
Facilitation is often referred to as the new cornerstone of management philosophy. With its focus on fairness and creating an easy decision making process. Creating a comfortable environment through better facilitation will give your participants a better understanding of what a good facilitator can do to improve any meeting or gathering. The Facilitation Skills workshop can help any organization make better decisions. This workshop will give participants an understanding of what facilitation is all about, as well as some tools that they can use to facilitate small meetings. A strong understating of how a facilitator can command a room and dictate the pace of a meeting will have your participants on the road to becoming great facilitators themselves.
Successful event planning starts with possessing good communication skills, being highly organized, and having the ability to follow up with vendors until completion. Preparation before, during, and after is crucial in helping reach your desired objectives. With our Event Planning workshop, participants will learn how to anticipate and solve common planning issues for any small event such as informal gatherings, up to complex meetings. Effectively troubleshooting will help insure a happy and enjoyable event.
Would you to be your own boss? Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Don’t know what to do about your great business idea? If you have ever thought about these situations then you need our entrepreneurship workshop. Let our Entrepreneurship workshop help you achieve your dreams. Being an entrepreneur can be full of risks. These risks are minimized through drafting a business plan, knowing your competition, and successful marketing. All these and more can be found in our Entrepreneurship workshop.
Recognizing employees through various recognition programs is a fantastic investment. Being appreciated is a basic human feeling and reaps great rewards. Praise and recognition are essential to an outstanding workplace and its employees. Through our Employee Recognition workshop participants will recognize the value of implementing even the smallest of plans. The cost of employee recognition is very minimal in relation to the benefits that will be experienced. Employee recognition programs have been shown to increase productivity, employee loyalty, and increased safety.
Employee Onboarding is an important and vital part of any companies hiring procedure. Hiring, training, and bringing new employees on board cost a lot of money and are major investments. Onboarding is a secure investment that will assist newly hired employees in developing and keeping their skills, knowledge, and value within the company. It will stop highly skilled workers from being lured to a competitor, which makes your company stronger within the market. Through Employee Onboarding you will find it lowers costs related to employee turnover. It will increase productivity and produce a happier and more skilled workforce. The new hire phase is a critical time for the employee and company and having a structured set of procedures will make this time run smoother and produce a greater chance of success.
Emotional intelligence describes the ability to understand one's own feelings, and that of groups, and how these emotions can influence motivation and behavior. The concepts of Emotional Intelligence have been around since at least the 1900's, but the term was first introduced by Wayne Payne in 1985. As a result of the growing acknowledgement by professionals of the importance and relevance of emotions to work outcomes, the research on the topic continued to gain momentum, but it wasn't until the publication of Daniel Goleman's best seller Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ that the term became widely accepted by mainstream media.
Children have an innate creative ability when they are born, but for some reason adults can lose it along the way. Your participants will move out of the mundane, be more curious, engage, and explore new ideas. Recognize creativity and be ready when it happens. With our Developing Creativity course participants will learn how to remove barriers that block or limit their creativity. They will improve their imagination, divergent thinking, and mental flexibility. Participants will learn mind mapping, individual brainstorming, and when to recognize and look for what inspires them to be more creative.