Business Financials for Non Financial People: In the world of business, your success and efficiency have a lot to do with how you handle “the numbers.” Having a basic understanding will positively affect all parts of your job including managing people, setting short- and long-term objectives and controlling costs. Without a doubt, this is a skill no manager can afford to be without! This workshop will not only help you gain confidence in understanding financial statements but will show you how to measure the numbers that are important in your business and impact them to consistently increase profits.
Managing Overwhelm (Time Management): How many times a day have you wished there were 2 of you so you could handle everything that is thrown at you throughout the day? One of the most common struggles that business owners have is finding the perfect balance of making the most of their time without compromising their work-life balance. This workshop will provide practical techniques for identifying key time wasters, setting boundaries, handling interruptions, and maximizing productivity. When you better manage your time, you’ll be able to take on new opportunities and grow your business in a sustainable manner that won’t leave you feeling burnt out.
Business Planning to Build Your Business: Running your business without a plan is like betting on a racehorse who is running freely on the track without a jockey. You watch helplessly as the horse runs in all different directions without a clue what’s going to happen next, just praying they make it to the finish line. Creating a strategic plan for your business makes you the jockey of this racehorse. This workshop is not a thorough and intensive strategic planning workshop. Rather, it is a great way to start and get comfortable with strategic planning for your business. We will present a no-nonsense framework that has been distilled down from Fortune 1000 companies and expensive consultants to a model that has been proven successful for hundreds of privately-owned companies.
Succession Planning for the Rest of Us: When should a business begin succession planning? The day you start your company! Whether you envision leaving your business to family members, selling it to fund your retirement, or to finance a new venture, you need to have a coherent succession plan in place. Unfortunately, most business owners find themselves approaching retirement age without a clue as to how to make that necessary transition. This workshop will guide you through a simple, easy to follow method to get started. Your business success was no accident, and your succession shouldn’t be either.
Leadership for a Multi Generational Workforce: Whether you’re the business owner of a large corporation or a small, family-owned business, it’s important to recognize that everyone has something unique to bring to the table in terms of skills and experience. The last decade has amplified the generational divide, presenting a new set of challenges for today’s employers- in addition to new opportunities. The trick to managing a multi generational workforce is understanding differences that can cause conflict and leveraging these points of difference to improve engagement and accountability throughout the organization. This workshop will discuss the dos and don’t of leading a multi generational workforce.
Leadership for Younger Generations: – Millennials are an instrumental asset to your company and will make up 75% of the workforce within the next 10 years. As a leader, the key to your organization’s future success is understanding how Millennials view the world and using that knowledge to motivate them in a way that works. This workshop will identify ways to motivate, engage and inspire this younger generation, as well as divulge what makes them tick and how their needs differ from those of other generations in the workplace.
7 Phases of Building a Successful Business: As a business owner, you oversee “the big picture.” That’s why it’s important to work ON your business, not just IN your business. Is there a difference? YES! Basically, working in your business is doing any job that makes the business run. Working on your business encompasses all things strategic that get you to “the big picture.” This concise, fast-paced workshop is guaranteed to change the way you think about your business forever.
Hiring and Retaining Millennials: More than one-third of the U.S. workforce is made up of Millennials, and in just for years in the year 2025, they are expected to make up nearly half of all employees, dramatically reshaping the American workforce. That makes it vital for business owners to understand how and why this generation works, what motivates them and what they are looking to gain from their careers. These younger workers bring important new skills, ideas, and energy to the workplace, yet they may be harder to hire and motivate – and may demand more of you and your organization. To keep them and utilize their many talents, you need to adopt new ways of leading them. This workshop will discuss all you need to know about hiring and retaining Millennials.
Build Your Dream Team: Building a dream team of employees requires helping everyone work together and stay engaged. This can be difficult when team members go about their work in different ways. Even though they may be on the same workplace team, their job skills, titles, and requirements are vastly different. As a business leader, it’s your job to make sure their work styles complement, not conflict. It is critical to know what makes each individual tick so you can motivate them and give them a sense of purpose when it comes to contributing to the overall goal of the company. This workshop will discuss different strategies and tools to build your dream team!
5 Steps to Better Hiring: As a business leader, hiring new talent is an inevitable and critical part of your job. Every potential new employee will either contribute positively to customer satisfaction, business growth and profitability, or contrastingly have a negative impact on your team and business, so it’s crucial to get the right people in the right positions the first time around. This workshop will present a 5-step hiring process that will bring in the type of talent that will help build your company culture, grow your business, and ultimately position your company as the employer of choice in your industry.
Steady Leadership for Turbulent Times: Change is inevitable, whether it comes from changes within your business, changes to market conditions, or external factors that can’t be predicted or controlled. For businesses to survive, grow and even thrive during these instances, strong and effective leadership is critical for success. No matter what type of business you run, or the type of change you find yourself leading, this workshop will give you essential tips to guarantee victory.
8 Tips to Being a Great Leader: Many people believe that being the owner, boss or holding some sort of management position is what defines leadership. This couldn’t be further from the truth! True leadership is hard, and it is not something that can be achieved overnight, it is a slow and steady process that happens over years and years of practice and it all starts with little habits. Achieving peak performance as a leader starts with your attitudes and perceptions. This workshop will present the formula for leadership success and teach you simple, but high impact changes you can make in your attitudes and perceptions to become a great leader.
Sales Magic: Implementing a Customer Experience that Dominates: This is a great workshop for those that are new to sales, or those that need to come back to the basics. “Sales Magic!” will re energize your workforce and emphasize the basic tools of selling. You will learn a very straightforward low, or no-pressure approach to selling. You are guaranteed to improve your conversion ratio after attending this powerful workshop.
Improved Engagement Through Emotional Intelligence: While emotional skills may come naturally to some people, there are things that everyone can do to help improve their ability to understand and reason with emotions. This is particularly helpful in the workplace where relationships and business decisions often rely on interpersonal understanding, teamwork, and communication. Emotional Intelligence has been proven to increase the productivity and retention of teams, especially the younger generations. And teams with high engagement are 51% more likely to have lower employee turnover. This workshop will teach you how to begin down the path of better performance.
Clear Communication: Workplace communication is crucial to companies because it enables them to be productive and operate effectively. When a company can communicate correctly, employees can experience an increase in morale, productivity, and commitment. Additionally, communication has a variety of forms. Verbal communication is the most obvious, but it is not necessarily the most influential. Multiple studies have shown that non-verbal cues such as hand gestures and facial expressions have just as much, if not more, influence as words. How well do you communicate with your team? More importantly, how often do you communicate with your team? This workshop will discuss real life examples of communication problems in a company and how you can better lead your team to success.
Conflict Resolution and Crucial Conversations: Everyone knows how crucial workplace communication is to a company, but what happens when things worsen? Not all problems can be anticipated or resolved. People are complicated and there’s no owner’s manuals. This workshop will review communication strategies, discuss real life conflicts within organizations, and present several effective strategies to handle those conflicts.
Effective Delegation Strategies: How many times have you done a task yourself because you thought you could get it done quicker and more efficiently than anyone else? Even if you could get it done quicker, all the time you are spending doing jobs that other people could be doing is time that you are not running your business. Every time you allow yourself to get bogged down in simple details that your employees could be working on, you are not being an effective leader. The main person in your company who will be truly motivated to grow your company is YOU. Every minute that you spend working on tasks that can be delegated to someone else is a minute that you are not planning, strategizing, and building the best business possible. This workshop will discuss effective delegation strategies that you can implement today so you can get back to the most crucial tasks.
Six Disciplines of Execution: To quote Stephen Covey, “To achieve goals you’ve never achieved before, you need to start doing things you’ve never done before.” There are two main challenges that can derail even the best leaders from achieving their goals: changing their behavior and implementing those changes while dealing with the everyday priorities of running a business. This workshop will give you the tools to help you prioritize your time and concentrate on what’s most important.
Outrageously Successful Strategic Alliances: When a strategic alliance is nurtured with creativity and care, it’s not only productive for companies and organizations; it’s also a powerful way to fast-track your career. A strategic alliance can help you meet and work with new people who could help you grow your business when you need it most. The most important aspect is working with the right partners. This workshop will discuss what makes an outrageously successful strategic alliance and how you can reach out to create these mutually beneficial partnerships.