Leadership

The leadership programs address the needs of individuals and teams seeking to enhance their leadership skills to meet strategic goals.   Examples of previous programs are listed below.

Topics of interest include: Accountability; Coaching; Communication; Creativity; Crisis Management; Delegation; Effective/Efficient Meetings; Listening Skills; Motivation; Negotiating Authority; People Skills; Personality Interaction; Strategic Planning; Goal Setting; Presentation Skills; Problem Solving; Recognition Systems; Strategic Innovation; Stress Management; Team Building; Time Management; and Visions and Missions.

 

New Amsterdam Economic Forum:  An opportunity for individuals to discuss the current social, economic and political conditions and their impact on business in a non-partisan environment.  Individuals gain greater insight on economic data to ensure better business decisions in a turbulent economic environment.  

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Creating and Sustaining a Competitive Strategy:  Learn how and create a focused, forward-looking business strategy.  Gain the knowledge and tools to create a cutting-edge strategy for success.  You will gain insights and action plans to help your organization thrive in the midst of rapid innovation and growing competition.

 

Strategic Innovation - Creation: Innovation plays a critical role in a firm's success. Acquire the leadership processes needed to create a culture and organization that challenge traditional ways of doing business. Learn to create long-term value for your customers by launching new products and services, entering new markets, or rethinking established processes for getting work done. As your company begins to reinvest in breakthrough innovation, you will possess the leadership strategies necessary to create the right culture and mind-set that are critical for business success. 

 

The Ten Best Practices of Great Leaders:  Learn what it is that great leaders do to guarantee organizational success.  Discover the tools and techniques properly used to get team members to do more, better, and different.  These best practices allow organizations the ability to meet the ever-changing demands of today's business environment.

 

Leadership: Persuade and Motivate With or Without Power: Become a more effective leader with or without power; build instant trust, credibility, and loyalty;  defuse hostile and difficult situations; get others to embrace change; and persuade and motivate others to action based on logical and emotional needs

To lead well, you must communicate well. Learn to strengthen your leadership skills by addressing your message, voice, physical movements, and environment in which you communicate. You’ll learn skills, processes, and techniques to assist you in achieving desired results.

 

Meetings with Purpose and Excitement: Learn how to transform your meetings into time-productive events that motivate individuals to action.  Acquire techniques and tools that keep meetings on track, handle problem behaviors, take on questions and answers effortlessly, and eliminate time-wasters. Learn to make your meetings a desired event to attend.

 

Impact Goal Setting and Time Management: Goal Setting and time management is about forcing yourself to be explicit about what you value in your professional and personal life, which in turn helps avoid stress while making you more productive. Learn to manage your life to avoid wasting time, money, and reducing the quality of your life at both work and home.  Learn to set realistic goals, delegate unnecessary work, and avoid procrastination.

 

Powerful Communication Skills: Gain proven presentation skills that will allow you to influence others! Learn the step-by-step process that will make your next presentation an energizing and rewarding experience for your audience. From the opening to the close of your presentation, you will possess the skills necessary in persuading colleagues, selling a client, energizing a team, or presenting an idea to senior management. Whether it’s speaking one-on-one or to a group of people (in person or using technology), you’ll be a more accomplished presenter after attending this program. Take your presentation skills to the next level so you can achieve your professional goals.

 

Delegation Made Easy: Delegation is the transferring of a specific duty from one person to another and includes the transfer of work as well as accountability for that work. The art of effective delegation is a key function of a successful manager.  Learn to be a successful delegator by mastering the delegation process allowing you more time for planning work assignments, organizing resources for delegates, coaching people who need help, and focus on moving your career forward.

 

Performance: How to Achieve Success with Accountability: Become proficient in the use of performance measurement to enhance your organization's ability to deliver on its mission/vision. Learn to use a performance measurement tool to align individuals with the organizations strategic purposes.  Be able to assess and respond to internal and external demands for accountability.  This simple tool not only measures performance, but institutionalizes and sustains a performance measurement system. You will gain the capacity to develop a tailored-made performance measurement and management system for your organization.

 

Decision Making Alternatives: Making decisions in an atmosphere of increasing pressure (time, resources, money, uncertainty, and conflicting opinions) creates challenges for any manager. Making such leadership decisions in crisis situations is even more demanding.  Learn to focus on the right problem, determine the appropriate decision making process, identifying acceptable risks in alternative decisions, and how to reduce stress throughout the decision making process. You will learn how to make better decisions given today's complex business environment.

 

Open Forum on Leadership Skills: Have a question on Leadership?  Questions on any subject related to leadership will be answered.  Get the answers in this open informative fast paced forum.

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