Executive Leadership Series

A six-session series designed to bolster communications, evolve companies, and elevate leadership skills

Mark Carpenter 1

COMMUNICATION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION

presented by Mark Carpenter
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We’ve been talking since we were small children. So, why is clear, accurate communication so difficult in the workplace? In addition to practicing open communication, leaders must foster good communication practices among their team members. In this session, we will discuss principles and skills for creating a culture of open communication, even around difficult subjects and in tense situations. Topics we will cover include:

- Barriers to effective communication, both internal and external

- How your preferred style in stressful situations impact communication overall

- The impact of language – verbal and non-verbal

- Listening as the beginning of all communication

- Coaching for conflict prevention as well as resolution

- The power of accountability and recognition

Ty Johnston

Road To Hire, Train to Retain

presented by Ty Johnston
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Effective leaders install systems of proactivity and minimize their reactive state. We’ll take a real-world approach in “Road to the Hire” and introduce three proven talent acquisition strategies. Beyond the hire, if you aren’t leading high impact training you aren’t leading. We’ll introduce the PSD™, Practical Skills Development training model that you can use to grow talent.

Main Topics:
+Defining Top Tier Talent
+Continuous Recruiting Strategies
+Effective Interviews
+Leading Training that Retains

KRISTEN TOONE 2

THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND COMPANY EVOLUTION

presented by Kristen Toone
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The Driving Force Behind Company Evolution is a powerful and interactive event that will help generate self-awareness, identify natural talents with objective data, understand behavioral and motivational styles, and empower participants with communication approaches to maximize performance. Topics covered will include:
  1. Consequences of win-lose and win-win strategies
  2. How to create successful relationships in business
  3. Responding versus Reacting
  4. Leadership & Communication Styles
  5. What drives people (an in-depth look at motivators/values)
  6. How to drive accountability
Shawn Newell 1

Understanding the Language of Leadership

presented by Shawn Newell
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In every aspect of our lives we act in some form of leadership.  Our leadership is not solely based on forging a pathway to accomplishing strategic goals.  To reach our business and life goals, we must consider the language we use daily.

The goal is to leave this interactive experience with new and viable tools to help better navigate inclusive relationships with employees, customers, and people in our personal lives.  This will, in turn, aid in developing or improving positive workplace cultures. 

Potential takeaways will include improved communication and understanding of:

1) better awareness of cultural sensitivities

2) constructive and destructive language 

3) to gain a better understanding of the importance of inclusive language in the workplace

(4) Cautions around the impacts of miscommunication and environments. 
Jonathan Nabrotzky 1

Coaching Organizational Culture

presented by Jonathan Nabrotzky
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COACHING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE - Keys to Implementing Transformational Change
Key Objectives
- Cover the Reality Model - Where Change Happens
- Cover The four keys to creating the right culture
- What you measure
- What you emphasize
- What you teach
- How you lead
- How to apply this to your business and leadership style
Impact Utah

Team Building and Continuous Improvement

presented by Impact Utah
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This hands-on training is designed specifically for teams to review, apply, and experience proven principles of team-based excellence while working in small “pit crew” teams with NASCAR-type car.The experience includes a follow-up session to work on a project of your choice. In the Pit Crew Challenge teams learn continuous improvement principles, the importance and value of clear communication, and the thrill of true teamwork used to deliver results.

 

ROI for the Pit Crew experience

+Improved alignment & engagement

+Team & co-worker recognition

+A renewed sense of individual leadership

+Eliminating waste and non-value activities

+Team understanding with direct communication

+Clarity in personal position & ownership within a team

+Sharpened employee interaction skill sets

+Recognition of the positive effects of incremental change

Shield to the Left Leadership

presented by Joshua Adams
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Every leader should always be judged by two standards: The results they achieved through the people they lead, and the way those results were achieved.  During this training participants will learn how to adopt an effective way of leading known as the “Shields to the Left” principle.  Topics include:

  • Etymological and anthropological studies and examples from high-performing cultures and organizations
  • The phalanx method of developing, training, and implementing team strengths
  • The role of self-sacrifice within the scope of highly effective leadership and team performance
  • The Perspective Approach 4E Process of forging cultural standards

The Immutable Laws of Elite Sales Leadership

presented by Rob Jeppsen
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Over the last 19 months, 74% of all companies have changed the way they buy. But only 17% have changed the way they sell and less than 5% have changed the way they lead their sales teams.

Rob Jeppsen has won 18 Stevie Awards for Sales Leadership and is the coach to many of the world's most successful sales leaders worldwide. Join him in this highly interactive session as he shares how to make how you lead your most impactful and most defensible competitive advantage.

In this session, attendees will be introduced to 6 laws proven to create impact in high-performing sales organizations worldwide. Attendees will be introduced to "Immutable Laws" they can use immediately in their own sales environments.

Since sales is a "winner take all" environment, small improvements often result in disproportionate results. This session will provide every attendee with tactical insights to help them create these meaningful improvements quickly.

Elite Sales Leaders create life-changing impact with the people they lead. Join us and leave with a new commitment to sales leadership and new insights about how to best engage those you lead.

Managing Up and Down

presented by Joe Nabrotzky
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The managerial relationships, both with your own boss and the relationships you have with those you lead, have the biggest impact on being fully engaged and loving your job OR full of frustration and ready to quit.  

Learn how to best set yourself up for a better relationship with your boss by managing up, and how holding effective one-on-ones and delegating can improve how you manage down.

Main topics:
• Effective one-on-ones
• The 4 critical conversations in every managerial relationship
• Delegating

ELEMENTS OF PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

presented by Kevin Ames
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Becoming a highly effective leader is a journey. From the original desire to build a successful organization to the realization of the results we seek, effective leadership is the key. In this dynamic workshop you will discover the path to highly effective leadership and the critical steps to take along the way.

In this workshop you will learn: The Five Steps to a Successful Journey

  • How to begin the journey: the starting place of all achievement
  • The power of influence; and the 3 keys to achieving it
  • The real definition of engagement; and how to get it
  • The collective power that leads to great culture
  • The secret to sustained organizational success

Come prepared for an interactive, insightful, and inspiring learning experience!

 

“When you were made a leader, you weren’t given a crown, you were given the responsibility to bring out the best in others.” – Jack Welch

GROWING ANTI-FRAGILE TEAMS

presented by Jodi Brown
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Art of Coaching Skills Transference

presented by Diana Guetschow
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In this course, trainees will be taught the following objectives: 

Understand how to balance the art and science of coaching

Reflective coaching and leadership model

KOLB Learning Model and how to apply it to coaching

Skill transfer process

What Our Clients Say

  • I really liked the instructors, the content.

    Lifetime Mitch Johnson, Engineer Category Director
  • I liked the setting with other professionals, I found we can learn from each other almost as much as we learn from the instructors. There’s always a different perspective brought up that brings more out of the instructor that we may not have gotten.

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  • This series has provided some incredible insight into problem-solving and team management. The presenters came with valuable information and provided a thought-provoking dialogue that demonstrates a proficient approach to leadership.

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