Instructoradmin
TypeOnsite Course
DateJan 6, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
PlaceHouston, TX
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Price$4200
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Overview

As a manager, what kind of relationship would you like to have with your employees … Leader? Friend? Teacher? Mentor?

… the person who motivates them, guides them, encourages them and makes them want to win?

Forward-thinking managers have discovered the same skills coaches use to create winners in athletics work in a business setting as well.

This innovative one-day team-building seminar is designed to teach you powerful employee coaching methods to turn even problem employees into super productive, motivated winners!

 

Agenda Day 1

▼    The want-to-win attitude: how to build it

  • A look at your own coaching ability, measured against 20 traits shared by the best athletic coaches
  • How to harness natural competitiveness as a positive, powerful force
  • Four insightful tips for follow-up employee coaching to keep your “players” on track
  • Why you must be demanding … and how to do it the right way
  • Eight techniques to boost enthusiasm — for an individual or the entire team
  • Self-management and empowerment: how to get others to direct and motivate themselves
  • Ways to spot and overcome the anti-management attitude
  • The right touch: how to be supportive without “overmanaging”
  • Confidence and self-esteem: super policies that build up reluctant employees and motivate underachievers
  • Power motivators: the winning secrets of the all-time greatest coaches

    Strategy and planning essentials for managers/coaches

  • Your game plan — five simple steps for no-fail, successful plans
  • How to ensure you’ve got the right people playing the right game: proven strategy tips that work in theory — and in practice
  • As you build your roster — how to spot superstars and problem players, and identify strengths and weaknesses
  • A key formula that ensures you’ll make good decisions consistently
  • Snap judgments — clever solutions to maximize your ability to think on your feet
  • How to know if you’re an over-communicator (with four direct actions to help you avoid “over-coaching”)
  • Seven easy strategies that coaches/managers use to deal with pressure — before it escalates to stress and anxiety
  • The “Ex-Dem-Par” employee coaching model that has motivated millions

▼    How to coach your team

  • Five compelling reasons why your employees want to be part of a team
  • Fifteen ways to transform even the most divided work group into an enthusiastic, winning team
  • Eight symptoms that signal weak or ineffective teams
  • Team-building training that shows you how to recognize individual strengths and organize players into position
  • The secret of winning acceptance as a coach/manager: promoting upward communication on your team
  • Peer conflicts — how to defuse them before they affect the entire work group
  • How to involve antisocial employees and loners
  • When to reward or praise individuals in front of the team
  • How to build loyalty and commitment and make them an integral part of your team’s culture
  • Specific tactics to balance team goals with individual ambitions
  • Ten easy and inexpensive ways to promote great team morale

Managing Multiple pain more control over your time, tasks and priorities than you ever thought possible

Fostering team identity and commitment

You’ll learn creative ways to …

  • Use performance challenges to build team loyalty and genuine “esprit de corps”
  • Challenge people to go the extra mile — and to enjoy every step of it
  • Create a collective purpose that encourages teammates to pull together through thick and thin
  • Keep your team persevering despite setbacks or slowdowns
  • Celebrate successes and strengthen team commitment

▼    Building trust and teamwork

You’ll discover how to …

  • Deal with the anxieties, doubts, and self- questioning every new team goes through
  • Rally your troops when they start to falter or tire of being a team
  • Make sure workloads and responsibilities are equally shared
  • Measure and monitor your team’s trust — in itself and in you
  • Set the kind of personal and professional examples your team can admire and emulate
  • Define team roles so everyone’s clear about who does what
  • Run razor-sharp meetings — and see that follow-through happens so things get done

▼    Working as a team — a team leader’s tool kit

You’ll gain skills in facilitating, decision making, problem solving, and encouraging accountability. Among the areas you’ll explore …

  • How to know when you can comfortably transfer decision-making power to your team
  • The seven essential steps to usher a team toward true consensus
  • Three techniques to help you identify — and solve — the most pressing problems
  • How to recognize the signs of “groupthink” – and prevent your team from falling into this trap
  • The two best ways to ensure accountability — one formal, the other informal
  • The eight critical skills of group facilitation

▼    Helping your team get through strife, gripes, and group disagreements

Learn skills that enable you to …

  • Understand the six main sources of team conflict
  • Help your team draw dissension into the open — and deal with it honestly and productively
  • Use a three-stage process to map your personal plan for changing team conflict into creative opportunities
  • Re-channel the negative energy of arguments, differing opinions and opposing viewpoints into a positive team force
  • Break deadlocks peacefully and productively
  • Recognize when the time has come to step back from direct involvement and let your team settle its own differences

▼    “Growing” your team

Learn strategies to help you …

  • Capitalize on the individual skills of each team member
  • Move your team toward more self-leadership and less dependence on you
  • Teach and encourage innovative — even breakthrough — thinking

▼    Making the move from team leader to big-picture strategist

Day 2.

The Exceptional Team leader

Overview

Learn the skills rated “most critical” Professionals

This seminar gets right down to business. It’s a “here’s what to do – and the best way to do it” crash course for new team leaders.

We designed this seminar with input from veteran team leaders at organizations across the country.

You’ll explore the issues they believed were most critical in their own team development.

Critical skills like these…

  • Getting off on the right foot with a new team
  • Making sure team meetings are worthwhile — and not just time-wasting get-togethers
  • Understanding the leader’s role when conflicts erupt or there’s infighting on your team
  • Knowing how to invest your time and effort for the biggest payback
  • Keeping your team members focused and enthused — especially in the early stages when everything is confusing

Agenda

▼    Fostering team identity and commitment

You’ll learn creative ways to …

  • Use performance challenges to build team loyalty and genuine “esprit de corps”
  • Challenge people to go the extra mile — and to enjoy every step of it
  • Create a collective purpose that encourages teammates to pull together through thick and thin
  • Keep your team persevering despite setbacks or slowdowns
  • Celebrate successes and strengthen team commitment

▼    Building trust and teamwork

You’ll discover how to …

  • Deal with the anxieties, doubts, and self- questioning every new team goes through
  • Rally your troops when they start to falter or tire of being a team
  • Make sure workloads and responsibilities are equally shared
  • Measure and monitor your team’s trust — in itself and in you
  • Set the kind of personal and professional examples your team can admire and emulate
  • Define team roles so everyone’s clear about who does what
  • Run razor-sharp meetings — and see that follow-through happens so things get done

▼    Working as a team — a team leader’s tool kit

You’ll gain skills in facilitating, decision making, problem solving, and encouraging accountability. Among the areas you’ll explore …

  • How to know when you can comfortably transfer decision-making power to your team
  • The seven essential steps to usher a team toward true consensus
  • Three techniques to help you identify — and solve — the most pressing problems
  • How to recognize the signs of “groupthink” – and prevent your team from falling into this trap
  • The two best ways to ensure accountability — one formal, the other informal
  • The eight critical skills of group facilitation

▼    Helping your team get through strife, gripes, and group disagreements

Learn skills that enable you to …

  • Understand the six main sources of team conflict
  • Help your team draw dissension into the open — and deal with it honestly and productively
  • Use a three-stage process to map your personal plan for changing team conflict into creative opportunities
  • Re-channel the negative energy of arguments, differing opinions and opposing viewpoints into a positive team force
  • Break deadlocks peacefully and productively
  • Recognize when the time has come to step back from direct involvement and let your team settle its own differences

▼    “Growing” your team

Learn strategies to help you …

  • Capitalize on the individual skills of each team member
  • Move your team toward more self-leadership and less dependence on you
  • Teach and encourage innovative — even breakthrough — thinking

▼    Making the move from team leader to big-picture strategist

Learn forward thinking skills that will enable you to …

  • Build flexibility and adaptability in your team — key qualities of any successful group
  • Take overdue action on “back-burner” projects

Day 3

Managing Multiple Priority, Projects and deadlines

Overview

Prioritize crucial projects, manage conflicting demands, reduce pressure and master multiple tasks with confidence

Enroll now for this energizing one-day seminar if you need to get more done in less time … recognize your real priorities … keep track of numerous projects … establish and meet deadlines … and eliminate bottlenecks.

This powerful one-day seminar teaches you the all-important skills that will help you deal with dozens of top priorities. Filled with practical how-to strategies, this time-management training will ensure that you:

  • Stop wasting time and get the clock working for you instead of against you
  • Take control of your multiple projects, even when they’re all top priorities
  • Handle with ease all of the unexpected demands and unplanned situations that destroy the most careful scheduling
  • Stay cool, calm and collected when the pressure is overwhelming and stress threatens your effectiveness

Agenda

▼    Taking Control of Multiple Tasks — How to run your life, instead of your life running you!

  • The practical manager’s guide to goal-setting three simple questions to help you set specific goals effortlessly.
  • Four dangerous mistakes that prevent realistic, effective goal-setting.
  • A step-by-step action plan to ensure you will meet your short- and long-term goals.
  • How to pinpoint your most important priorities and decide how you must deal with each of them.
  • Use to-do lists to keep you on track and guide you through today, this week and this year.
  • Specific actions to help you prioritize when working with more than one boss.
  • How to rid yourself of long-standing duties you and your position have outgrown.
  • Common barriers to effective management planning.

▼    Managing Time — How to work with, not against, the clock.

  • How good time management boosts productivity, increases satisfaction and affords you more freedom.
  • Uncover common myths about time and time management.
  • Multi-tasking and focus: concentration is the key for better results.
  • Identify the most common time wasters.
  • “Where did the time go?” A simple, easy-to-use time log that answers the question precisely.
  • Drowning in paper? How to clear a sea of mail, publications and desk cloggier from your workspace.
  • Five highly effective telephone management tips to save time and prevent interruptions and distractions.
  • Are emails controlling your day? Master your inbox and email habits.
  • Make technology a time saver and not a time waster. Learn about the latest productivity tools.
  • Specific tactics to prevent the “meeting-go-round” from devouring your time.
  • How to hold truly meaningful meetings to prompt decisions, actions and responses.
  • Ways to prevent needless visits from coworkers and others that put a dent in your day’s productivity.
  • Proven steps you can take to overcome procrastinator in you.
  • Warning signs of danger-point procrastination.
  • How to solve even the most difficult problems with new speed and confidence.
  • Develop effective communication skills that save time.

▼    Handling Unexpected, Difficult Situations — How to plan for the unexpected and manage the most difficult people and situations easily.

  • Setting boundaries: How to say “no” without creating hard feelings or feeling guilty.
  • Powerful rules for saying “no” that underscore your firmness and win respect.
  • Take three decisive steps to prevent others from imposing their priorities on you.
  • Real-life approaches to delegation that make everyone more productive.
  • Smart alternatives to delegation when you have no assistants or subordinates.
  • “It’s easier and faster to do it myself.” How to beat the number one attitude barrier to effective delegation
  • Techniques to handle the toughest, personalities – aggressive coworkers, negative attitudes, know-it-alls and more.
  • Ask for – and get – the information, resources and cooperation you need from your coworkers.
  • Cyber-management: ensure that virtual teams and remote workers are meeting deadlines and productivity targets.
  • How to solve even the most difficult problems with new speed and confidence.
  • Contingency planning for emergencies and crisis situations.

▼    Dealing with Pressure and Stress — How to stay calm and in control, even in the face of chaos.

  • Are you headed for burnout? The seven specific symptoms that signal dangerous overstress.
  • Survey: are these 16 hidden stressors in your work environment?
  • How to determine your own current pressure level and take timely, immediate steps to reduce and manage stress.
  • Sensible guidelines for fostering a competitive, stimulating work atmosphere without excess pressure and stress.
  • Easy steps for day-to-day stress reduction.
  • Deadline approaching? Six relaxation techniques to calm you down ward regain focus immediately.

 Day 4

Managing Emotion under Pressure

▼    Stay calm and productive under pressure

  • Learn how best to respond to other people’s outbursts and rampages
  • Use proactive (vs. reactive) strategies in stressful situations
  • Confront people and issues you’ve been avoiding — so conflicts don’t stew silently
  • Respond to irrational thinking productively, and break the pattern

▼    Break the habits that hurt you

  • Eliminate disruptive habits — and replace them with constructive behaviors
  • Avoid overreacting emotionally and hurting relationships both at work and home
  • Kick habits that hurt you, such as procrastinating, overeating, being disorganized, and avoiding conflict

▼    Master the elements of self-discipline

  • Learn how to express anger by choice and in a way that achieves a positive result
  • Discover ways anger can be used appropriately and effectively
  • Eliminate over-reactive behaviors, and replace them with reasonable behaviors

▼    Realize behavior and performance change

  • Learn behavior modification skills that people will notice — and likely want to copy themselves
  • Take ownership of your emotions and your reactions
  • Adapt to workplace changes — even those that are tough to swallow
  • Improve performance through behavioral changes in yourself, your employees, and others
  • Follow through on plans; turn good intentions into reality and achieve more goals

Day 5

DEVELOPING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Overview

Boost your emotional intelligence … enhance your workplace relationships … and turbo-charge your career!

There’s a lot of buzz centered around emotional intelligence in the workplace right now, and with good reason.

Cutting-edge research into emotional intelligence has shown that it plays a critical role in higher productivity, performance and job satisfaction.

People who have a high level of emotional intelligence are more confident,

more capable and earn greater respect from their colleagues.

They are also better able to stay calm, flexible and focused when workplace crises hit and panic threatens to set in.

Agenda

▼    The Definition of Intelligence

  • How to define intelligence: What determines a high IQ?
  • Key characteristics of emotional intelligence

▼    Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence

  • Your personal style and how it affects your relationships with others
  • Extravert, introvert, thinker, feeler — where do you fall among these four commonly recognized personality traits?
  • How do your preferences impact your effectiveness with other people?
  • Self-awareness: the first key step in developing a higher EQ
  • The Self-Assessment Checklist will help you determine your current emotional intelligence
  • The undeniable benefits of improved emotional intelligence
  • How to seek feedback to improve your self-awareness

▼    Self-Control and Managing Emotions

  • How your right brain and left brain work together — and against each other — to affect your emotional reactions
  • Leadership and emotional intelligence: how they are related
  • Beliefs and their incredible effect on your emotions and behaviors
  • How to handle irrational thinking and overcome negative emotions

▼    Attitude and Motivation

  • Techniques to identify your opportunities to grow and move forward
  • Attitude, ability and motivation … how emotions affect them all
  • How to use motivation to overcome the negative thoughts that hold us back
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Motivation Model — What’s affecting your aims and drives?
  • Optimism and pessimism — the role they play in your successes and failures
  • Attitude adjustment: How to change your attitude from negative to positive (it can be done!)
  • Set SMART goals to develop professionally and personally

▼    Social Competency: Enhance Your Ability to Understand and Influence Others

  • The importance of empathy in communicating, understanding, listening, establishing rapport and relationship building
  • The role of establishing rapport in building relationships
  • Are you politically aware? Political savvy and its place in your professional success
  • Keys to communicating effectively with all types of personalities
  • How to master the art of listening and hear what’s not being said
  • Body language: How your nonverbal cues affect the message you’re trying to send — and how to interpret what others are saying with their body language
  • How to adapt your voice to convey the message you really mean
  • Ways to use EQ for team-building: competencies of high-performing teams and their members
  • Dimensions of emotional intelligence: an action plan for the future

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