Schedule and topics subject to change
Sessions will be held VIRTUALLY
April 20, 2021
Leadership Skill - Learning Your Individual Style
To be effective in leading others, individuals must understand how to navigate the gap between establishing trust and getting results. This involves, knowing who you are, understanding to whom you are directing your focus toward, and developing and executing your interactions and communication with them. Participants will complete a DISC profile, helping to discover and define how they view themselves, as well as how they want others to perceive them. Topics include: DISC profile
May 18, 2021
Leadership Skill - Effective Communications
Designed to increase confidence and competence in communications and provide processes and techniques for one-on-one conversations, relationship building, leadership development, informal and formal meetings and work sessions. Participants will be actively involved in understanding communications best practices and will be active participants in discussions. Topics include: Crucial conversations, listening, coaching, self-assessment, leadership development through communications, and relationship building techniques.
June 15, 2021
Leadership Skill - 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
No matter how competent a person is, sustained and lasting success depends on the ability to effectively lead yourself, influence, engage and collaborate with others—and continuously improve and renew your capabilities. Participants will learn the seven habits at the heart of team, organizational and personal effectiveness.
Learn to identify the most important tasks and key time wasters. Discover new ways to allocate and manage time and deal with challenging deadlines and workloads. Also learn techniques to help teams move from feeling overwhelmed and spinning their wheels to taking action. Topics include: Covey’s Time Management model
July 20, 2021
Leadership Skill - Conflict Management & Stress Management
Equips participants involved in a conflict or intervening in conflict with the knowledge and skills needed to recognize, evaluate and resolve disagreements in person-to-person as well as group situations. Participants build skills and practice proven strategies that can diffuse conflict, build relationships, and increase knowledge of individual conflict styles. Participants also learn that conflict is not always bad or harmful and will learn how to negotiate through conflicts, and when appropriate to allow others to be empowered to work together despite differences. Topics include: Conflict Models and Self-Assessment
Participants learn how to cope more easily with heavy workloads, demanding expectations, and the daily situations that cause stress and burnout. Also learn tools and techniques to allow one to spend more time being focused and productive and less time feeling annoyed or frustrated. Participants will identify personal triggers and warning signs, as well as explore a variety of techniques to reduce and alleviate stress in varying circumstances.
August 17, 2021
Leadership Skill - Emotional Intelligence
Humans are emotional beings. Effective leaders can identify, understand, and manage their own emotions and those of others. A high degree of Emotional Intelligence allows leaders to recognize how emotions affect those around them. Learning to use emotional information in positive ways can help guide thinking and behavior. In this session, participants will learn to develop their emotional intelligence to build better relationships and increase productivity.
September 21, 2021
Leadership Skill – Situational Leadership & Change Management
Change is inevitable and often causes anxiety and disruption in the workplace. In this session, participants will identify their own leadership style and learn to adapt it to manage the people side of change. Knowing your employees and how to communicate with them will help you prepare, support, and guide them through organizational change. This process will reduce stress and help employees embrace and adopt workplace changes.
October 19, 2021
Leadership Skill - Effective Communications & Meeting Management
Designed to increase confidence and competence in communications and provide processes and techniques for presentations, interviews, and work sessions. Participants experience real-time skills practice, coaching and feedback. Topics include: Networking, Presentations and Feedback
For many groups, departments, teams and managers, a meeting is the main vehicle used to work through problems, plan actions and communicate information. Participants learn how to effectively plan and manage meetings, involve everyone, explore options, and produce good decisions. Topics include: In-person Meetings, Virtual Meetings and Teleconferences
November 16, 2021
Leadership Skill – Leading vs. Managing
Building a true company leadership system is less about personality and influence and more about a success focused culture, strong communications, and a propensity for action. This session will introduce attendees to the “Leadership Triangle” and how this triangle keeps the operational engines and workforce talents aligned to the company mission, vision, and values. The session will focus on the right questions every company’s leaders need to address to be successful.
- Butler Co Dept of Development
- MetroParks of Butler County
- Middletown Moving Forward
- Middletown Visitors Bureau
- Downtown Middletown Inc
- Great Miami Riverway
- Monroe CIC
- Butler County Visitors Bureau
- Warren County CVB
- Premier Health/Atrium Medical Center
- Midpointe Library System
- Monroe Lending Library
- Ohio Challenge Balloon Competition
- Ohio Chamber
- US Chamber