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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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Leader as Coach – Strengthening Feedback Skills – Webinar

Virtual course | Facilitator: Pat Bell

In many situations, two people are uncomfortable with feedback and coaching sessions; the employee and the supervisor. Help supervisors gain confidence by looking at the positive role of feedback to the success of their employee performance.

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Leading Employees Through Organizational Change – Webinar

Live Webinar | Facilitator: Pat Bell

Leading your team through change begins with understanding how employees can get stuck in each stage. This four quadrant approach helps leaders to identify behaviors and strategies to move employees through the change cycle in a productive, meaningful way.

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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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Meetings – Lead Them or Lose Them

Half-day course | Facilitator: Sue Breland

For some employees, it seems like their daily job is to go from one meeting to another. Unproductive meetings hinder results and frustrate morale. We know we can’t do without opportunities for group discussion and decision making, but can’t we do it better? We can! Determine WHY, WHEN or WHETHER to have meetings and then make them constructive, productive and value focused.

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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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ProStar Coach Within Your Organization – Tools, Tips, Technology

Two day program | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Coaching inside your organization is approached much differently than bringing in an external professional coach. Often, what the external coach does, the HR professional and leaders within the organization can do with the proper training on how to be a ProStar Coach. Imagine if you had a “culture of coaching” where an employee could select an internal co-worker to help coach them. You will be able to apply your new skills to help support your co-workers.

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Servant Leadership

Half-day course | Facilitator: Sue Breland

The concept of Servant Leadership was introduced by Robert Greenleaf’s 1977 book “Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness”. Its inverted pyramid of power has since been integrated into every arena: from Fortune 500 companies to professional sports, entertainment, government and military to nonprofit organizations. Leading from a position of service rather than power is an old and yet new concept that can change your company, your leadership success and your life.

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Social Media – Managing Your Leadership Role Off the Clock – Webinar

Virtual course | Facilitator: Pat Bell

Social media has changed the game for everyone. From recruiting on LinkedIn, employees who friend coworkers and then become a supervisor to employees sharing their disgruntled thoughts on their Facebook…..it all comes back to the workplace. It's a delicate line that companies must establish some guidelines for acceptable behavior.

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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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Talent Management and Succession Planning – A Systematic Approach

Full-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

An effective talent management and succession plan includes a focus on the life cycle of an employee and preparing individuals for future opportunities. HR professionals can lead the way to move from reactive replacement planning to a proactive strategic and systematic solution. Talent Management and Succession Planning is critical to the ongoing support of your organization’s success. This program will also review relevant terms and laws that apply to this topic.

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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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The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team – Deeper Dive into Assessment, Application, Facilitation

Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

THE FIVE BEHAVIORS OF A COHESIVE TEAM™ is an assessment-based learning experience that helps individuals and organizations reveal what it takes to build a cohesive and effective team in the most effective way possible. Powered by Everything DiSC®, understand how a profile can help participants understand their own DiSC® styles. Bringing together everyone’s personalities and preferences to form a cohesive, productive team takes work, but the payoff can be huge.

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The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Accreditation Program – Online

5-week Online course | Facilitator: Wiley

As a facilitator, you can influence whether a team sees an uncomfortable moment through or misses out on the opportunity to grow. The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ is different. Sessions can get heated. Participants can become emotional. The team leader can be defensive. Timelines and scripts can get thrown out the window. You're in a position to influence whether a team sees an uncomfortable moment through or misses out on the opportunity to grow.

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The Power of Facilitation

Full-day course | Facilitator: Sue Breland

A well trained Facilitator is a welcome contributor to any team as that person who can organize tasks, manage communication, and introduce methods that will move the work along more effectively. This course prepares participants to be THAT person who everyone wants on their team or project, providing tools, tips and techniques to make every job easier and team members happier and more capable of working together.

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Time Management and Mastery

Full-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

This profile and program is designed to help people assess their time-management effectiveness and create a personal plan for improving their skills in key areas. Become able to accomplish more each day, meet project deadlines, serve more internal and external customers without adding to staff, equipment or office spaces. The self assessment used is a profile entitled, “Time Mastery” provides people with a self-directed assessment of their time management effectiveness.

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Train the Trainer Comprehensive

Two day program | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Whether you are an instructor, subject expert, or a speaker, you need to be a facilitator of learning, not just a presenter. Build your confidence, engage your audience, and enhance learning outcomes by employing the platform, instructional and facilitation skills learned in this workshop. Be ready to participate! Participants will make individual presentations during the workshop, receive instant and meaningful feedback, and have a recording of their presentations.

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