Ice Breakers/Getting Started Sessions
Team building activities are not silly games; rather, they are powerful tools that increase the rate at which individuals become part of a larger community. A fun and high-energy approach keeps participants interacting while becoming strongly connected.
Managing Dysfunctional Group Behaviors
Some people’s behavior takes energy away from the team. This session will explore those behaviors and provide the team with ways to not only manage the behavior, but to improve it.
Need a boost? Through an interactive activity and using a presenter-developed model, participants will see their strengths in a dramatic way. In addition, we’ll explore theories of motivation that will last all year long.
The Headband Experiment: Understanding Others
Individual behaviors and attitudes affect group effectiveness. This interactive role play will illustrate this principle and provide participants strategies to handle different group differences.
Assertiveness and Constructive Confrontation
Tired of being a doormat? Are you left saying, “I should have said something!” after interactions? Let’s learn a framework for communication that leaves both parties satisfied.
Conflict is bad, right? Not during this session! Conflict is an important way we can come to better decisions and ideas – if we manage it correctly. Let’s learn the ways to actually make conflict positive.
Delegation and Retention
We all want to retain quality people in our organizations. Did you know that by giving them important and challenging work you can do just that?
Leadership: Types and Styles
Hands on or hands off? Which is best and why? We’ll use an instrument to explore leadership styles and then discuss ways to develop our skills so that we can employ the right styles at the right time.
Managing Multiple Priorities
When there are many tasks competing for our attention, we can become paralyzed. This session will provide strategies for task review and analysis so that you can get it all done.
Brainstorming and Mapping
Sure, we’ve all brainstormed! But do we do it effectively? In this session, we explore the topic again and also look at mapping – another way to generate ideas and organize them well.
Why does it seem so hard to provide quality customer service? This session will provide a foundation on how to approach customers and then look at ways to handle irate/difficult ones.
Evaluation: A Practical Approach
Evaluation seems difficult – although it needn’t be. Using your organizations goals, we will discuss a method for evaluation that makes it easier to access your efforts.
Unlocking Your Creativity
Creativity can be a powerful tool to advance your organizations agenda. Do you use this tool wisely? In this session we will explore ways that creativity can create new opportunities.
Goal Setting and Planning
Tired of setting goals because you never seem to accomplish them? This session will not only assist you in identifying your goals, but give you strategies to review and evaluate them.
Getting What You Want From Life
This session asks the important questions and motivates you to find the answers. Prepare for some positive confrontation as the presenter boldly shares the most effect ways to get what you want. A terrific keynote or endnote!