Speaking: Topic Details

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence:

This talk addresses the importance of bringing the fullest of our ‘intelligences’ into the practice of leadership – including our ’emotional intelligence’. Understand and explore the importance of self-awareness, emotional self management and empathy to address challenges that occur in the workplace by strengthening the impact of your leadership.

Getting Things Done through Influence:

Become familiar with alternatives to using power in convincing others to take on tasks, directions and ideas. Whether or not you are in a formal leadership role, the power of influence is an ethical and effective way of helping others to see the benefit of the ideas and initiatives you bring forward. Using influence can create enthusiasm and commitment of your team to the goals that you are trying to achieve.

Mentoring in the Workplace:

What is ‘mentoring’ and what are the characteristics of a ‘good mentor’? In this session we will explore the practice and benefits of mentoring in the workplace and look at the personal attributes and skills that enable people to successfully support others in their personal and professional development.

Tell me a story: Storytelling in the workplace:

In this session we will explore the power of storytelling as a means to convey important organizational ideas, values, norms in order to build a strong and cohesive culture. We will particularly look at storytelling as a leadership tool that enables people to connect and become more deeply engaged with their work, their team and their organization.

Multigenerational Workplaces:

For the first time in modern North America there are four unique generational groups working side by side, and individuals can find themselves no longer working with individuals who are similar in age and interests. This interactive session provides an overview of the four generational groups and their characteristics, attitudes and values.

Leadership Ethics:

This session provides a powerful look at personal and organizational values, leadership behaviours and the impact of these on building ethical cultures in organizations.  Included is an overview of key ethical principles and considerations for ethical decision-making.

Bringing Your Best to Everyday Life: Be a Positive Contributor:

Regardless of the roles we play or the positions we hold, what we do and say in our everyday life will have an impact on everything around us.  This session will offer some key strategies to make sure you are consciously contributing your best.

Leaving Your Leadership Legacy: Pay It Forward:

In this session we will explore how to determine what is important to us, what impact we want to have and how to create a legacy to leave behind for emerging leaders.

Power of a Positive Attitude:

How we handle stress depends upon our attitude and can also affect the way stress manifests within us. Whenever we alter our inner attitudes and consciousness, life has an amazing way of unfolding in a more positive manner. Included is an overview on how attitudes can influence personal and professional leadership.

Motivating and Leading People from a Distance:

This session explores how leaders can keep people engaged and motivated when working from a distance. Practical leadership strategies will be presented and discussed which are useful for leading remote workers, whether they are in the same city or several time zones apart.

Leading Virtual Teams:

The ability to handle the unique demands of leading virtual teams is becoming increasingly important in today’s global workplace. This session explores strategies for building and maintaining high functioning teams who are geographically dispersed.

Managing Teleworkers: Tips and Strategies:

This session explores the unique requirements of managing teleworkers, who work from their home office on a part-time or full-time basis. You will learn some unique strategies managers should employ to improve the satisfaction and productivity of teleworkers.

Succession Planning: Using Leadership Assessments to Identify and Develop your Future Leaders:

Leadership assessments provide a comprehensive analysis of the strengths and developmental areas of your current and potential leaders. This session provides an overview of how to utilize leadership assessments to identify, compare and decide upon your organization’s succession plan.

Facilitating Public Dialogue and Engagement:

For leaders in service industries, there is a considerable benefit to providing an opportunity for constructive dialogue with our clients.  Join us to explore best practices and how to manage the hurdles you may encounter along the way.

Is It Time for a Team Tune-Up?:

Too often we become complacent about the health of our team. Complacency can lead to a team that is no longer functioning well and may show signs of decreased morale and productivity. There is value in regular evaluation and assessment – let us show you the way!

Managing Behaviours Beyond the Interview:

What to do when the individual you are managing is not the candidate you remember from the interview? This workshop will provide you with practical ideas on how to create expectations that address performance concerns that are not easily measured.

Success in Planning:

Not all organizations have access to human resource professionals ready and able to lead the process of succession planning. If this statement applies to you, we have a process you may be interested in learning in addition to various planning templates.

Please contact us at [email protected] or (587) 354-3444 to find out more.