You provide the lunch, We’ll provide the learn!
Lunch and learns are a great way to provide continuous learning for your employees and for yourself. Keep your skills sharp, learn new skills, collaborate and learn with your colleagues over a working lunch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your lunch and learn!
Leaders Speak Last: Allow Your Team to Grow
Great leaders don’t dominate discussions – they allow their team to contribute ideas, solve problems. Moving from technical specialist to leader who gets work done through others is a transition you must make to truly become a leader. In this workshop we explore how to stifle the urge to know everything and encourage collaborative decision making, run more effective meetings.
Feedback that Works
If you get defensiveness, excuses from your employees when giving feedback, you’re doing it wrong. Feedback is the most powerful tool you can use to get the best from your people and grow them in the process. Learn how to give feedback so well that your employees SEEK it.
New Leader: Getting Results Through People
You’re a superstar in your job and then you get promoted. Great! Except that an entirely new skill set is required to be effective. If you truly want to progress in your career, you must learn to get results through people. Learn how to motivate your team toward shared goals and individual goal planning.
Building a Strong Team
Make everyone say, How does he/she do it? Such a great team! Build a team that others are envious of – a cohesive, dedicated, positive team where individuals rely on one another to achieve great results. Learn how to rally your team to achieve more together.
Nurturing Potential: Using a 9 Box Diagnostic
A great leader nurtures mobility – if you’re people are staying at the same performance year after year, this lunch and learn is for you. The 9 box performance/potential grid helps identify where your employees currently rate and the right development tactics to elevate employees who are not performing and nurture potential and higher performance in your mid- and high-level performers.
Coaching for Performance
Telling isn’t coaching – coaching is skill that everyone says is easy but takes real practice to master. The good news is that there is a process to becoming a good coach. Learn to differentiate between feedback and coaching, and the 4-step process to hone your ability to improve the performance of others while inspiring them in the process.
Topics for Women in Leadership
Perception Gap: Behaviors Women are Judged for in the Workplace
Implicit bias are beliefs we aren’t even aware of. There are certain behaviors that trigger perceptions that can hold women back from developing their careers – well beyond “the bar”, these are behaviors like indecisiveness, being blunt and direct, that in certain situations can turn from a strength to a weakness. Learn how to mitigate risk by identifying your own risk behaviors.
Opening a Path for Others: Women as Advocates, Mentors, Sponsors
Sixty percent of women have never had a mentor, but most state they’d love to have one and be one to others. Women naturally nurture relationships of this type once established and make powerful mentors. In this lunch and learn, we differentiate the difference in advocates, mentors and sponsors and how to identify and find all 3 to further your career.
Motivating Employees in the Public Sector
How do you motivate employees who have frequent changes in leadership, ideology, and must provide great service and work while the public not only frequently bashes them, but is also highly, and publicly, critical of their every move? It takes a special kind of leader to motivate and rally employees in the public sector. Learn 7 key traits great public sector leaders use more effectively than their peers.
General Topics for Any Audience
Discover Your Purpose: Leveraging Your Skills and Passion
What were you born to do? If this is a burning question you often ask yourself, lunch and learn can set you on a journey of self-discovery to answer that question. There’s a reason we’re all unique; it takes some self-discovery to find out what it is we are so good at that it doesn’t feel like work, and then turning that into a skill that provides a return on our investment.
Managing Conflict at Work
A team without any conflict is a team with artificial harmony. The opposite is the open-warfare team, and who wants to work on either of those? Learn the skills to leverage the innovation that conflict brings while minimizing its toxic outcomes.
Managing Multiple Priorities
Writing Effective Emails
About 90% of all business communication is done through email. Readers can’t read your body language or hear your tone, so crafting succinct, clear, messages is critical to ensure proper actions are taken and for your credibility. Learn a simple formula to craft emails that get read, understood, and acted upon.