Workshops

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Productive Relationships©

October 15 - 17, 2019
Dayton, OH | $3,750 per person

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Managers are now expected to be employee motivators, too; handling a diverse age range of employees and challenges for which they were never trained.  Managers today are asked to listen to highly emotional employees, resolve a constant barrage of conflicts, motivate a workforce with diverse values and expectations, and create teams out of groups who had only worked as individuals.  Couple that with fewer rewards and punishments being available to most managers.  Relationship is the key way work gets done now.  PRODUCTIVE RELATIONSHIPS© has been teaching people how to do just that for 20 years.  Teaching managers the real skills and practical philosophy that allows them to build the relationships they need to get the job done every day.  The course is highly experiential and taught through the real issues people bring with them to this three-day class.

The overall outcome of the course is participants will be able to create better relationships by virtue of the way they handle the day-to-day problems and interactions so that more work gets done with less stress on both managers and employees.


Enabling Purpose through Relationship©

November 12 - 14, 2019
Cincinnati, OH | $3,750 per person

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What does it take to live a satisfying life? Certainly one of the most important factors is knowing and living consistently with your purpose in life. We are not talking about goals or even commitments but the central organizing principle that gives your life meaning. The power of living on purpose is immeasurable. It energizes every part of our lives. Most of us have had the experience of being “on purpose” where our life flows almost effortlessly. Where our results are significant and things just seem to “come together”. But what does it take to live that way all the time? Not just trip over it occasionally.

This powerful course explores how to know, understand and live life on purpose. It also goes beyond individual purpose to having teams and groups living purposefully, as well. When we live to fulfill our purpose, relationships become even more important. For most of us living on purpose has to do with making a difference in people’s lives. To do that you must have the ability to create relationships, so you have the ability to impact the lives of others.

Also when you are out to make a difference you will run into resistance. There will be conflict. Our ability to resolve conflict in a way that preserves or even enhances relationships is crucial. Damaging others in the pursuit of a goal is off purpose. This course teaches both what it takes to be on purpose and what real life skills are needed to create and maintain relationships in the very diverse, chaotic, world we live in.


Leading Projects through Relationships, Commitment, and Purpose©

January 13 - 17, 2020
Cincinnati, OH | $5,000 per person

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So often as Project Managers, we do not have the power, control and rewards traditionally available to managers to get people to do what needs to be done. Consequently we must have the skills to influence behavior far more than control it. We must have both skill and personal development necessary to have people truly commit to the team rather than trying to force people without carrot or stick.

On any given team we have highly motivated experienced team members who have no personal agenda or competing motivations, just a commitment to get the job done. But many individuals find themselves on teams with conflicting commitments. It takes a deep understanding of psychology and human motivation to fully engage these individuals. This is exactly what this course delivers.

This course approaches the complex issue of motivation by understanding and utilizing the commitments of the individuals to motivate and gain buy in whether they are team member’s sponsors or upper management. The course will be delivered in a highly interactive experiential format. This course is built around the real situations and problems the participants face. This course will be rigorous and demanding for the participants. They will be expected to be introspective and willing to share their insights and observations. The goal of the course will be to give the participants both skills and understanding to have their teams work. Each participant will be interviewed for his or her input prior the course to integrate their specific concerns into the design of the session.


Managing Corporate Change©

February 11 - 13, 2020
Dayton, OH | $3,750 per person

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From downsizing, to mergers, to changes in work systems and technology, to increased responsibilities on individuals, the old contract for how work is done is being changed.  The question is; will people successfully adjust to these changes, or be overwhelmed by them taking productivity and profits with them?  In the 20 years that we have been offering Managing Corporate Change©, the course has helped individuals and organizations adjust to change in a variety of settings all with impressive results.  Hewlett Packard was faced with a large reorganization; people were resisting all the changes and production goals were not being met.  After the employees and managers attended Managing Corporate Change©, the individuals became so productive that the overall project came in ahead of schedule (when that was considered a total impossibility).  Quoting from a letter from the project manager, “The feedback from our employees who attended the Managing Corporate Change© workshop was the best I have seen in over 20 years of HP management experience in an organization that does a great deal of training.  Comments ranged from ‘…the most singularly useful thing I have ever experienced…’ to …’I have no idea the cost of the program but it’s worth every penny…’”.