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Continuing Education and Professional Development


Instructor-Led Courses


The Pygmalion Effect - Managing the Power of Expectations

It's a fact:  Limited expectations bring limited results, high expectations lead to exceptional results.  This phenomenon is known as the Pygmalion Effect and has been documented numerous times in both business and education.   The Pygmalion Effect training program clearly illustrates that the way we view subordinates can completely change the outcome of any given project.  Managers will learn to understand how positive and/or negative expectations create self-fulfilling prophecies, develop the skills to positively influence co-workers and subordinates, raise the expectations they have for their staff members, and believe more in their own ability to positively influence and lead others.


Discussing Performance

Effective performance reviews are critical to effective performance.  In this workshop you will understand how to encourage employee self-appraisal, work collaboratively with employees to set goals and objectives, and motivate employees to grow and develop professionally.


Whale Done!:  The Power of Positive Relationships

This program was written based on the new book by Ken Blanchard,   In Whale Done! Ken Blanchard shows how to make accentuating the positive and redirecting the negative are the best tools to increase productivity and improve organizational performance.


The Attitude Virus:  Curing Negativity in the Workplace

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the common attitude virus carriers and teaches how to identify different forms of negativity, focus on behavior, not personality, acknowledge underlying causes for bad attitudes, and defuse a virus before it spreads.  Participants will understand the consequences of a negative attitude in the workplace and the benefits of promoting a positive, healthy environment.


After All, You're the Supervisor

This enthusiastically received release offers important lessons for new and seasoned supervisors alike, illustrating the exciting and challenging transition moving from team member to team supervisor.  This program clearly addresses effective supervision, teaching new and seasoned supervisors how to reach for and achieve greater success.


Eat that Frog! - Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

This program was written based on Brian Tracey's new book Eat That Frog.  Brian uses the analogy that if the first thing you had to do everyday was to eat a frog, the rest of your day couldn't get any worse.  This program will review strategies for eating frogs and 21 other tips that help you to stop procrastinating and get more done in less time.


Team Building, What Makes a Good Team Player?

Based on the principles developed by Glenn M. Parker in his best-selling Parker Team Player Survey, this program explores how team players can complement, challenge, and inspire one another to new performance heights.



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