Courses


Effective troubleshooting and training can be the key to higher morale and productivity. This course catalog contains a sampling of workshops that can rejuvenate a person, project or business. All workshops may be tailored to address specific needs, or a troubleshooting consultation may result in a custom, creative workshop to achieve specified results.

 

Developing Personal Effectiveness

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Ever have days (or weeks or months) you feel overwhelmed? Ever feel like you took a wrong exit off the highway of life, and keep driving without a map? Does your Life GPS keep “recalculating” and has stopped giving directions? Wish you would stop reacting in difficult relationships?

This dynamic, interactive course can immediately change your personal and professional life!

Participants use specifically designed handout materials to actively engage and personalize the impactful information presented. Course material is presented through participant activities, short lecture and facilitation.

The first section presents key principles to enhance personal victory by promoting positive behavior, priorities and planning to include personal mission statements, and life ordering skills. The second section presents critical skills necessary to improve victory in the public arena. This section promotes negotiation skills, conflict resolution, enhanced listening skills and interpersonal dynamics that promote team synergy and maximum problem solving.

Course content is extremely relevant to home and work issues! Course is easily adaptable to specific career venues. If you never get around to reading Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, or taking the expensive formal course, this seminar provides high impact for minimal investment of time and money.

*Course duration can be lengthened to give added emphasis to specific corporate problem areas for added cost. Shorter, follow-on session also available to help members apply principles presented.
** Discounts available to groups of 10 or more.

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Mission Statement Building

COURSE DESCRIPTION

If you don’t know where you’re going, it’s extremely hard to get there. Course provides a thoughtful, guided method of creating dynamic personal mission statements which feed into group mission statements to solidify purpose, build team unity, and promote buy-in to overall goals.

Extremely effective tool to gain personal direction and minimize life’s rabbit trails and distractions. Learn tech-niques to use with your classroom, athletic team or work group to build a corporate identity and willingness to abide by direction set collectively and creatively by the group.

Participants will leave the course with a rough draft of their personal mission statement complete.

*Discounts for groups of 10 or more

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Building Teams

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Ever been frustrated working on a team that wasn’t productive? Ever try to lead a team that just couldn’t get it together? Need to form a team — but don’t know who to pick? Learn by doing!

This dynamic, interactive workshop explores teamwork, stages of team growth, strategically putting teams to-gether for optimum results. Find out what you can do to improve teams — and what trashes teams!

What do you bring to a team? Are you creative or detailed? What is your team style?

This workshop is especially helpful to leaders.

Learn the importance of your role as a coach and find out how your role changes as your team evolves. Lots of “take-aways” to use at work, home or play.

*Group discounts for 10 or more

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Leadership Communication

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Poor communication can carry a high price — in relationships and dollars and cents. This fast-paced, learn-by-doing workshop explored vital components of the communication process and highlights barriers to effective communication. Verbal is only 7& of oral communication — find out the others and why they matter. Participate in humorous activities to illustrate communication frustrations!

Explore the need for effective listening in the communication process. See how leader’s communication affects team productivity. Course content immediately applicable to home or office!

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Negotiating and Conflict Resolution

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Walk away from this dynamic workshops with some simple but powerful tools to ramp up your people skills! Learn and practice winning negotiations skills that seek a “win” for both sides! “Deal, or No Deal” isn’t just a TV game show — “dealing“ with integrity defines the quality of businesses, teams and relationships at home and work.

Learn how to break through the conflict dam to get work flowing again. Time flies in this activity-driven, discovery-learning workshop. Your real-life examples provide scenarios to apply directly to course content. You’ll laugh. You’ll learn. You’ll wonder why you waited so long to take this workshop!

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Facilitation-enhanced teaching

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Maximize your educational efforts by facilitating more and teaching less! Learn facilitation skills in a facilitated environment where you discover the concepts, provide the answers, and actively explore the concepts Learn how to engage every student in the learning process — with more “aha” moments. What characteristics help break the “teach only” mode?

Discover learning curriculum that successfully uses facilitation approach with proven results. At course end, you’ll have tips and tricks to use immediately in your own classroom, corporate environment, or even with your own children.

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Building Effective Families

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Building effective families is more challenging than ever in our fast-paced, multi-tasking world! People with the best of intentions frequently fail due to a lack of tools and how to use them. Interactive workshop starts with defining “effective” for each family so course content is personal and relevant. Buildings sit on foundations and this workshop builds on foundational tools for the family toolbox. This four-hour workshop can change the direction of your family or give you one to start with!

Content and activities focus on the contributions of each member as individuals and then presents tools to work together effectively as a group — and how to maintain growth. Investing four hours in this workshop can pay relational dividends for years — or generations to come!

*Discounts for groups of 10 or more

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Turning Conflict into Advantage

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Conflict is a constant in life.

In this workshop, find out how the wall of conflict can actually be the door to deeper relationships! This fun, multimedia, interactive workshop looks at levels of communication — and what level usually gets us into trouble — and how we can learn to see that “trouble” as opportunity.

Learn about the dance of conflict. Examine the wrong ways we handle conflict — the germs that infect and the antibiotics that heal. Learn practical, effective tools you can immediately apply at home or work. The biggest question you’ll have is, “Why didn’t I come to this workshop sooner?”

*** Emphasis can be placed specifically on marriage, based on group dynamic or need.

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