At Better-Leadership.com, all workshops are customized for the client. Occasional public offerings are scheduled. Methodology of Training
If you are interested in scheduling a specific workshop for your company or for you team, or if you would like to know of any publically available sessions, contact us.
The LEADER in Transition
Smooth segues from one leader to another will conserve productivity. Whether you are succession planning or coming in as the new guy, you simply must launch successfully. There will be some pain, so the objective becomes moving through it rapidly. The time invested in sharing perspectives, acknowledging luggage, and clarifying roles is worth it. You can then map a future that is coordinated and maybe even exciting.
Teaming: There used to FUN in DysFUNctional
Getting the issues out of the way and finding the fun in teambuilding. This interactive section recommits the team to the reason they are a team in the first place. Discussions include mission re-development, interpersonal skills in consensus, setting new ground rules, and finding a sense of humor in the interactions. Also key is the identification of problematic issues and setting actions to them. The ultimate objective: get results.
Ground Floor Communication Skills
Why do we sometimes take gossip as gospel? Knowing how listen for fact vs. inference is a listening skill and sometimes you need to get back to the basics. During this one-day session individuals practice the basic skills in talking, listening, questioning, describing, and processing information.
The Rat Race Made Easy: Process Improvement
Okay, maybe not EASY, but our workplaces are made up of steps and processes that could certainly be improved, right?. The endless loops and inefficient tangential trips make our jobs frustrating and wasteful. Learn how to process map the key processes in your work area and streamline the system. Payoffs included shorter cycle time and fewer resources expended.
Whatever Happened to QUALITY?
Did that term already go out of style right when you were ready to embrace it? Here is a one-day introduction into the concepts and the payoffs in implementing quality in your workplace. Yep, that dated term quality can still be something that you learn about in the 21st century. Suggested next step – find out what your quality roadmap should look like.
If you facilitate it, they will come.
Someone needs the backbone to herd those cats. Learn how to listen to group process and conversations and drive it to results. Learn what the game “Tennis” means in meetings and how to avoid it. After this session you will never look at a meeting the same way again and you will keep the meetings to the (short) length that they should have always been.
Change or Die!
Did you know that waves come in waves? Everything organic is cyclical. So, understanding that there is some predictability in the most unpredictable area can be calming. Learn the cycle of growth and change and begin to discuss what holds you back, not just organizationally, but also mentally. This workshop can entice a breakthrough dialog for those organizations that are in the crux of a change without momentum,
or others who just want more insight and preventative ideas.
Custom Facilitation Services:
Process and situational facilitation to include scenarios such as:
- Customer-Supplier Partnering: Getting your acts together and making a hit
- Team Development Meeting with Emphasis on Work-Specific Issues: focusing on a desired result and getting there
- New Manager Assimilation: Fitting in the new guy without Teeing Off The Old Guard
- Organizational Effectiveness
- Climate Culture Survey
- Short-Term Process Improvement (Kaizen)