WORKSHOP RESULTS

In post workshop surveys, 94% of the participants reported that they had successfully used the skills from the program within two weeks. 

 

We asked participants how they felt about our workshops, and they responded:

 

"Your sessions are the most upbeat, productive workshops I have participated  in during my 25 year career"

- Executive Director -

 

"I wish I had this management skill training earlier in my career- it would have saved  a lot of grief."

- Manager -

 

"The session on strategy development was so effective, I would like you to conduct the session for the entire department."

- Vice President -

 

"Managing Multiple Priorities should be mandatory. Everyone is buried in busyness. Your tools and techniques are lifesavers."

- Manager -

 

"Leadership for Directors is a terrific program. The situational leadership skills are particularly helpful when assessing an employees’ ability to take on an assignment. And when you are attempting to motivate someone to accomplish an objective."

- Senior Director -

 

"I have been able to use the conflict resolution skills just about every day- best program I ever attended."

- Senior Manager -

 

"The feedback you gave me on breaking down barriers between departments was very relevant and proved to be extremely beneficial."

- Director -

 

"Your team effectiveness sessions allowed us to dramatically improve our communication and cooperation within the team. And we are now crystal clear on our respective accountabilities."

- Vice President -

 

"These interviewing skills should save us from making serious hiring mistakes. I used them the day after the class."

- Associate Director -

 

"The most important skill from the Productive Conversations workshop was how to obtain input and commitment from colleagues you are trying to influence."

- Professional Non-Manager -

 

"Leadership for Directors helped me focus on problem solving with a staff member who was not meeting expectations. After I discussed it with him, the problem was handled efficiently."

- Associate Director -

 

"The Presentation Skills workshop is outstanding."

- Director -

 

"These skills should really help improve our team effectiveness."

- Director -

 

"The No More Useless Meetings workshop was the best training on the subject since John Cleese’s “Meetings, Bloody Meetings” video."

- Vice President -

 

"I found the collaborative feedback I received at the program very insightful and acted on the suggestions back on the job."

- Senior Manager -

 

"I learned more about Managing Multiple Priorities in 3 hours than I have in the last three years."

- Director -

 

"I used the influencing skills to provide advice while developing budgets with Vice Presidents"

- Senior Manager -

 

"I used the collaborative skills with a VP to get some policies approved."

- Director -

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