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Time & Priority Management

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This workshop is designed to help you build and maintain a time and priority management system that works for you in your environment.  It provides a structured approach for being more effective with tools that can assist you in focusing on and accomplishing what’s most important.

Audience:

Managers, supervisors, and employees who wish to strengthen their ability to communicate with others more effectively.  Group size: from 12 to 24 people. This course is ideal for greater communication consistency within  departments or teams.

Proven Program Flow:

  • Explore the five essential ingredients of a great planning system
  • Clarify/confirm where your time is presently spent
  • Determine daily areas needing greater control
  • Reaffirm your highest values for planning focus
  • Write at least one long-term work and family goal along with intermediate steps to help make it happen
  • Begin or update an on-going, written and prioritized “to do/task” list
  • Review proven monthly, weekly and daily tracking systems    that support your preferred lifestyle
  • Explore the value of both digital and pen & paper planning tools
  • Revisit several proven productivity and prioity management techniques

Participant Benefits:

  • Planning tools to better respond to coworkers and customer priorities
  • Scheduling and work managment tools for greater confidence nd consistency
  • Greater fulfillment from focusing on highest value action items
  • Control factors that can ease stress when practiced
  • Tracking systems to avoid mistakes and stay focused
  • Proven tools for enhancing personal effectiveness

Tangible Results:

This solid program has been a top seller for several years for good reason.  It is highly interactive, provides practical approaches for every day use and it invites noticeable improvements in self-management and use of time planning tools. Many of our clients have had us come back several times to train more employees or even their entire staff due to the welcomed results.

Accountability & Measurement:

This single-day workshop includes brief self-assessments and reminder tips to reinforce application after the training. Optional compatible training modules can help boost sustainability and daily practice by more of your people.

Program Delivery Includes:

  • Interactive workshop and useful reference workbook
  • In session individual personal communication improvement plan
  • Helpful mini assessments and group hands-on practice
  • Executive summary of all participant feedback

Great Returns on Your Skill-Building Investment!

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Target Growth Areas

  • Effective goal setting
  • Prioritization and planning
  • Self-knowledge & self-management
  • Scheduling and accountability tools
  • Best practices for work & event mgt.
  • Ways to get and stay focused
  • Tracking tips and practices to help prevent errors/mistakes

 “We don’t just do projects – we just do actions…real next actions to move projects along”.
      
 –  David Allen 

“Time is a sequence of events – we don’t manage time but we can choose the sequence of events.”
       – Hyrum Smith

 When asked: “would you recommend this workshop to others?”  Out of the last 5 workshops we conducted,

95% of attendees said “YES”.

 When asked to who or why? Some of the many participant comments were:

  •  All of our company!
  • Good for every organization.
  • Gives some very realistic and life situations for communication.
  • Everyone has room for improvement.
  • To all Supervisors.
  • Co-workers, so they can be better listeners.
  • Others in my group and my boss.
  • Colleagues I work closely with.
  • Co-workers – we all can use some help in communicating with others.
  • All engineers to better communicate with customers.
  • Other co-workers.
  • Working level leaders in the company.
  • The whole company.

 

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Team Leadership

 

This workshop is designed to help you refine your existing supervisory/employee leadership skills for more effective outcomes with and through others.

Audience:

Managers, supervisors, and employees who wish to strengthen their ability to communicate with others more effectively.  Group size: from 15 to 24 people. This course is ideal for greater communication consistency within entire departments or even company-wide training.

Participant benefits:

  • Inviting better responses and results from coworkers and customers
  • Approaches for greater communication confidence, clarity and consistency
  • Options for improving one and two-way communication and trust
  • Listening approaches to practice beyond the workshop
  • Relationship and mutual respect enhancement reminders
  • Proven tools for enhancing departmental or organizational information sharing

Tangible results:

This solid program has been a best seller for over twelve years for good reason.  It is highly  interactive, provides practical approaches for every day use and it invites noticeable improvements in workplace communication and teamwork. Many of our clients have had us come back several times to train more employees or even their entire staff due to the welcomed results.

Accountability & Measurement

This single-day workshop includes self-assessments and a follow-up email reminder after sessions to accelerate and reinforce application after the training. These follow-up approaches (and optional compatible training modules) help boost sustainability and daily practice by more of your people.

Program delivery Includes:

  • Interactive workshop and useful reference workbook
  • In session Individual personal communication improvement plan
  • Quick and helpful Self-Assessments and group hands-on practice.
  • Executive summary of all participant feedback

Program length/Commitment:

Standard program structure is:  One Full-day, with up to an email reminder within 4 weeks to support application and practice time and to help reinforce positive communication behavior improvements.

Proven Program Flow

  • Identify your strengths and areas to increase your leadership effectiveness
  • Show how your personal development impacts others
  • Discover ways to help facilitate better staff involvement and decision making
  • Clarify and recommit to shared values employees want to support
  • Establish or refine and communicate the vision for your functional area or department to your team
  • Review ways to help others think more proactively from a leadership point of view

Program Investment

Program investment for this Instructor-Lead, interactive workshop is $__,000 plus expenses.

Target Growth Areas:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Shared understanding & teamwork
  • Self-knowledge & Self-Management
  • Relationship improvement tools
  • Listening skill improvement practices
  • Leadership communication tools
  • Interdepartmental communication
  • Greater cooperation/team trust

 

“The single biggest problem in communication

 is the illusion that it has taken place”.
George Bernard Shaw

 

“Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with

their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.”
Author: Charles Dickens

 

When asked: “would you recommend this workshop to others?”  Out of the last 10 workshops we conducted,

100% of attendees said “YES”.

 

When asked to Who or why? Some of the many participant comments were:

 

  • All of our company!
  • Good for every organization.
  • Gives some very realistic and life

                                                situations for communication.

  • Everyone has room for improvement.
  • To all Supervisors.
  • Co-workers, so they can be better

                                                listeners.

  • Others in my group and my boss.
  • Colleagues I work closely with.
  • Co-workers – we all can use some help

                                                in communicating with others.

  • All engineers to better communicate with

      customers.

  • Other co-workers.
  • Working level leaders in the company.
    • The whole company.

 

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Effective Delegation and Follow-up Skills

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This workshop is designed to provide you with effective methods for delegating work to employees in a manner that encourages high productivity and employee commitment.

Audience:

Managers, supervisors, and employees who wish to strengthen their ability to delegate more effectively.  Group size: from 10 to 20 people. This course is ideal for greater supervisory consistency for reinforcing healthy organizational culture.

Participant Benefits:

  • Approaches for greater delegation confidence, clarity and consistency
  • Better responses and results from coworkers and customers
  • Options for improving expectations and trust
  • Relationship and respect enhancement reminders
  • Proven tools for enhancing departmental or organizational information sharing

Tangible Results:

This program is highly interactive, provides practical approaches for everyday use and it invites noticeable improvements in workplace responsibility and teamwork.

Accountability & Measurement:

This single-day workshop includes helpful formats to accelerate and reinforce application after the training. Optional compatible training modules can help boost sustainability and daily practice by more of your people.

Program Delivery Includes:

  • Interactive workshop and useful reference workbook
  • In session individual personal communication improvement plan
  • Quick and helpful  group hands-on practice.
  • Executive summary of all participant feedback

Program Length/Commitment:

Standard program structure is:  One full-day, with up to an email reminder within 4 weeks to support application and practice time and to help reinforce positive communication behavior improvements.

Proven Program Flow:

With an open mind and a willingness to participate you will learn:

  • The value of delegation to you and your employees
  • How to identify what can or can’t be delegated
  • When to delegate and when not to delegate
  • How to decide to whom to delegate a job or task
  • SIX Steps to successful delegation
  • How to “keep it delegated”

The focus of this workshop is on practical and usable information, including do’s and don’ts, problem prevention and time-saving tips.

Target Growth Areas:

  • Shared accountability
  • Shared understanding & teamwork
  • Communicating expectations
  • Observation and feedback skills
  • Leadership tools
  • Greater cooperation/team trust

“With delegation comes experience, with experience comes better decision making.” 

“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”
       –  Theodore Roosevelt

When asked: “would you recommend this workshop to others?”  Out of the last 10 workshops we conducted,

90% of attendees said “YES”.

 When asked to who or why? Some of the many participant comments were: 

  • Working level leaders in the company.
  • All of our company!
  • Good for every organization.
  • Gives some very realistic and life situations for communication.
  • Everyone has room for improvement.
  • To all Supervisors.
  • Co-workers, so they can be better listeners.
  • Others in my group and my boss.
  • Colleagues I work closely with.
  • Co-workers – we all can use some help in communicating with others.
  • Other co-workers.
  • The whole company.

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