PERSONAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
IMPACTFUL PUBLIC SPEAKING & PRESENTATION (1 day)
It's estimated that as much as 75% of the population struggles with a fear of public speaking and/or presentations. “There are two types of speakers: Those who get nervous and those who are liars.” – Mark Twain. If your role requires you to present to 1 or 1,000 people, the fear and anxiety can paralyze you and cause un-needed stress. Through this training you will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience to communicate your important ideas. Read more.
Maximizing Your Delegation Skills (1 day)
Delegation done well pays huge dividends. Done poorly it can be destructive. Learn the many elements of effective delegation and reap the dividends! Read more.
WRITING EFFECTIVE REPORTS & PROPOSALS (1 day)
In today’s busy world, with full inboxes and information overload, we struggle to skim, let alone read, an email or document – often from our smartphone. So how can we create reports and proposals that our clients, colleagues, donors, or board will read, and that will achieve the result we need? Read more.
Mastering Time and Organization (1 day)
Time is the one resource that is evenly distributed. We all have the same amount of time with which to work. Then, why is it some people get more done than others? What is their secret? Learn the techniques productive people use. Read more.
CRITICAL THINKING & STRATEGIC PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS (1 day)
Have you ever tried to tackle a problem and found you go around and around, never confident you are getting to the nub of the issue? In this course you are taught techniques to analyze and break down problems into understandable components. Just as important, you learn ways to re-frame and clarify the problem that more easily leads to a solution. After all, it is often said that a problem well stated is half-solved. And, you gain skills to leverage left and right-brain thinking as it relates to the correct solutions for the problem. Read more.
Active Listening (1 day)
The fine art of understanding what others are actually saying
If you want to make real improvements to communication, it's time to listen up. This listening skills assessment & training helps individuals to develop their strengths and improve upon their weaknesses so they are better equipped to handle customer complaints, negotiate contracts, manage teams, and more. Learning to Listen is a great foundation for any communication skills training program. Read more.
LEADING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS (1 day)
In many organizations, on average, 37 % of employee time is spent in meetings, managers attend more than 60 meetings per month and 47% consider “too many meetings” the biggest waste of time. Building capacity for more meaningful and productive meetings can increase engagement, unleash creative problem solving and get to action quickly. This workshop explores active ways to make meetings fruitful, sharply focused and to make quicker decisions that result in actionable tasks. Read more.