Why Can’t We All Get Along? . . . Organizational Behavior 101: An Introduction to Group and Organization Dynamics. Covers the basic aspects of human interactions in the workplace— Organizational Behavior. Introduces managers and team members on how they can improve their working relationships with each other.
Know What to Say and How to Say It: Oral and Written Communication. Covers the essential aspects of effective communication: (1) speaking, (2) listening, and (3) writing. In today’s society, many concepts of effective communication are lost among digital transmissions. Digital etiquette is more casual and often seeps into our professional and personal communications. As more and more youth rely on text-messaging as a primary method of communication, there is a schism growing between generations as we struggle to communicate with each other. This presentation will focus on effective communication methods regardless of age. These basic concepts can be used to improve communication in many settings, professional and personal.
Team Building —Building the Right Team to Get the Job Done. Covers the essential aspects of building an effective team: (1) selecting for the 5 C’s of an Effective Team: Competency, Complements, Character, Completion, and Cultivation; (2) understanding the major differences that impact team dynamics: Gender, Generational, Cultural Ethnicities, Socioeconomic, Group Culture, and Personality and Work Styles; (3) learning to leverage those differences; (4) understanding the common themes; and (5) overcoming communication challenges that prevent a team from being cohesive. The presentation will emphasize that a team must be created, and, like any relationship, requires a real commitment to keeping the team dynamics healthy and productive.
So . . . You’re a Board Member . . . Now What? Board Responsibilities. A presentation that helps new board members to: (1) review the basic responsibilities of board members; (2) reinforce the importance of leadership and teamwork; (3) learn how to plan with integrity and (4) commit to being the best leader and team member