Starting at $1,500, plus expenses
LET'S TAKE TIME TO CELEBRATE OUR SUCCESSES!
In the midst of very hectic work schedules and activities, some wonderful things happen to us and to those we support. In this session, participants will take time to process their successes and the many positive personal qualities that lead to valued outcomes. Let's celebrate!
BUILDING EFFECTIVE TEAMS
Learn how to build a high performing team that shares a common goal. Find out what you can do to stimulate positive and effective communication with others toward your team goals. Determine how to evaluate your team's progress and maintain good morale. We will learn the stress relieving, energizing and empowering management technique of fully utilizing the talents of staff. We will focus on alignment of work teams to the mission, the powerful use of recognition and appreciation and ways to guide your team to a culture of high productivity matched with high morale. The issue of gossiping in the workplace will also be explored.
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT &
DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE
We have all encountered challenging relationships with co-workers, business associates and different parties with whom we need to work. Gain a better understanding of emotional, physical, and mental forces at work. Learn how to develop an ongoing plan that minimizes stress and promotes viable solutions.
Participants will explore the concept of “Managing Up”, having a healthy, positive relationship with your supervisor. We will assess the needs of your supervisor against your needs as an employee. We will review current research as well as hear from our peers on ways to strengthen this important relationship to insure the best possible outcomes for you and the consumers served by your organization.
Recruiting and engaging non-profit Board Members is one of the significant keys to successful operation of a non-profit organization. Matching potential skill sets to the organization's current strategic plan goals sets the foundation for cultivating "the right" board volunteers. We will focus on the entire recruitment process from identification, training/orientation to maximizing a Board members’ support and influence.
FACILITATING OUTSTANDING MEETINGS
Facilitating meetings is an important skill. Positive outcomes include delegating important tasks to others, setting clear and specific priorities and timelines, communicating new goals and objectives, reviewing and reinforcing policies, reviewing milestones and praising positive efforts. Through this workshop, participants will review the importance of making meetings meaningful, targeted and outcome-based while empowering all members.
Effective communication involves insuring an environment where being focused and "in the moment" sets the tone for actually listening to what people say to you. Speaking your truth in a clear, concise and understandable manner is equally crucial while being mindful of others feelings and reactions. This course goes into depth about the communication process and its importance in all aspects of your life, work and interpersonal relationships.
KEY NOTE PRESENTATIONS
Keynote presentations serve to inspire and challenge audience members. From 30 minutes to two hours, presentations include such topics as, "Let's Take Time to Celebrate!", "Building Effective Teams", Let's Have Fun While Getting Work Done!", "The Top Tens of Teamwork", and "Ten Strategies for Successful Supervisors".
HIRING & FIRING
Discover how to collect enough information on an applicant to make an informed hiring decision. When a problem arises in the workplace, learn how to effectively assess the need for disciplinary action, implement an appropriate plan, and deal with the emotional, programmatic and/or organizational impact of a disciplinary situation or termination.
Assess your work style and learn how to establish healthy boundaries with other staff, manage healthy and unhealthy stress, and promote a healthy work environment.
Learn how to recognize time wasters, deal with interruptions, set priorities, and balance the demands of paperwork and deadlines with the need for personal contacts with customers and employees. Assess how electronic communication can be used effectively to support, not prohibit, good time management.