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Building Trust On Your Team

Half-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Trust is the glue that holds everyone together as you work to get the job done. If people are working hard but slow to get results - it could be a foundational problem with trust. Gain tools for trust building and avoid the traps of trust busting.

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Communication and Influence

Half-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

We all communicate but do we truly influence the others around us so that they hear our ideas and our message? How do we get them to take action based on our communication? Learn how to influence others through communication.

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Conflict to Creative Collaboration

Half-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

In the business world, we should view conflict as a positive sign that people care about the issue and have energy to put toward solutions. Why does conflict have to be perceived as negative and something to avoid? This program will help you develop strategies for establishing a cooperative atmosphere conducive to resolving conflicts when they arise, helping individuals involved in conflicts understand each other’s point of view and facilitate problem solving.

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Conscious Choosing for Flow – Moving from Conflict to Creativity

Two Day Program | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Does your team struggle with…the free flow of information, disconnection from others because of conflict and misunderstandings, lack of clarity or misalignment of goals? What if…you could learn a simple, tried and proven way of transforming the destructive tension of conflict into the dynamic energy of creativity, on the spot, while addressing the needs of organization, teams, and individuals to create buy-in and shared goals?

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Critical Communication Skills

Half-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Have you ever looked back on an unhappy relationship or a workplace problem and blamed " poor communication." There is no tried and true recipe to follow which results in perfect communication, however, there are skills that are critical if you are to be effective at conveying your point and gaining mutual understanding. How well you communicate can contribute to your success or failure in the workplace.

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Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers

Half-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

There are many types of difficult people. This program will help participants realize the similarities and differences between themselves and others and how this creates a perception of “difficulty.” Tips and tools will be presented to help you understand how to be effective in communicating with anyone - especially the button pushers!

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Decision Making – It’s More Than you Think!

Half-day course | Facilitator: Sue Breland

Living is a continual procession of decisions. In the workplace, leaders must be more cognizant of the effect of the decisions they make, the style of decision making they chose, who should be involved in decisions and at what point others are brought into the process. This course provides activity-based learning, tips and tools for making decisions and how to act on decisions for yourself and your organization with confidence.

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E-mail, E-Writing, and E-Influence

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Use the ACE model (Audience, Content and Execution) to make sure that you are targeting your emails and e-writing for the right people to make the right decisions at the right time. Learn about laws of internal communication. Learn how to tell stories in email without going on and on…. Apply rules to make sure that your emails get read and get a response! Regardless of your level in the organization, you can make a difference in how you communicate and influence.

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Employee Benefits from A to Z

Full-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

This session will explore everything related to your organization's benefits - the terminology, the options, the programs - everything from A to Z.

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Everything DiSC Workplace®

Full-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

This course will help you build better relationships — one relationship at a time. It can be beneficial to everyone in an organization, regardless of title or role, to improve the quality of the workplace. Participants will be able to understand and appreciate the styles of the people they work with. The result is more effective and productive working relationships.

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Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification – Online

Online | Facilitator: Wiley

Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification will help you see the many ways you can use DiSC® throughout your organization and give you the confidence to make it a part of your company’s culture in building better working relationships! Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification is an online course that combines self-directed learning and live virtual sessions, allowing the flexibility you need with your busy schedules.

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Harrassment in the Workplace

Half-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Creating a respectful workplace goes beyond legal compliance. Social media requires a greater reach for employers to lay out clear expectations about behavior to make sure they don't compromise employee interaction with careless activities and comments, disrespectful or inappropriate behaviors.

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Introduction to Presentation Skills

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Knowing a subject well and making a presentation on that subject require two different sets of skills. Public speaking is often rated as the number one fear in America. In this half day session, you will have an opportunity to work on an existing or upcoming presentation. Learn how to determine how much content and detail should be provided. Learn about the use of graphics to make your message more powerful. Gain confidence and skill in speaking before any audience.

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Leading Successful Projects

Full-day Course | Facilitator: Sue Breland

Today’s managers lead and are a part of project teams who are responsible for projects that have a direct and significant connection to the bottom line. Project management is a skill set that any leader can acquire with training that effectively addresses the overall processes required for success. Managers must keep each team focused, meet deadlines and adhere to a budget. A streamlined process can help pull it all together.

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Leverage Your Unique Thinking Styles – Six Thinking Hats

Full-day course | Facilitator: Lisa Bargsley

You and your team members can learn how to separate thinking into six valuable functions and roles. Each thinking role is identified with a colored symbolic “thinking hat.” By mentally wearing and switching “hats,” you can easily focus or redirect thoughts, the conversation, or the meeting. Train, Learn and Transform your teams into a more cohesive group with a common approach and understanding to thinking and problem solving.

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Listening Skills for Employees

Half-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

We all have a natural style of listening. Good communication is one of the most valued skills in the workplace. Effective listening is crucial to communicating productively inside the organization while meeting competitive challenges from the outside. This program helps participants become active, purposeful listeners in a wide variety of situations for more productive communications. By completing a personalized profile and participating in this module, you will discover your natural approach to listening and develop an action plan to enhance your effectiveness as a communicator.

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Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

Full-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a self-assessment that helps you identify preferences in your personality. Those preferences include how you like to process information, how you make decisions andhow quickly you can make decisions. With the MBTI, there is no “right” or “wrong” – there are only preferences and you will learn how to put those preferences to work…and also, not allow them to get in the way of your success.

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Presentation Skills – Speaking like a Pro

Two Day Program | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

During this two-day workshop, you will have an opportunity to work on an existing or upcoming presentation. You will be recorded and critiqued throughout the process so that you can make changes as you go. Learn how to determine how much content and detail should be provided. Learn about the use of graphics to make your message more powerful. Learn that lots of bullets are not always the best way to go!

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Stress Management for Busy Professionals

Full-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Stress Management is a unique course that provides people with valuable feedback on coping with stress in their personal and work lives. It will provide critical insight into how stress in one area of life affects other areas and examines how coping resources in one area can be used to decrease stress in the other. This course focuses on relationship coping resources as the most effective and consistent response to stressors identified in all four life areas.

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Team Building – Craft with CARE

Full-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

As organizations rely more on teams to innovate, individual approaches to group processes is the bottom line on creating high-performance teams. DiSC Team Dimensions helps individuals work from their strengths by identifying their most natural team role. It helps team members understand the importance of each role and furthers their appreciation of each individual’s contribution. The five roles are Creator, Advancer, Refiner, Executor, and Flexer - CARE.

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