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Modules CAN be delivered in an hour, but all contain extra content and exercises to extend sessions to anything up to half a day.
Many are available in two versions: for face-to-face or virtual delivery.
ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Help participants to build rapport, adapt their style and use some simple NLP techniques (without the jargon) to communicate effectively with others in a range of situations.
Help participants to understand what assertiveness is (and isn't), explore assertive rights and use a simple 3-step process to demonstrate it in practice.
BUILD A HIGH PERFORMING TEAM
Help participants to understand what makes a high-performing team (HPT), explore the 5 dysfunctions of teams, rate themselves against HPT criteria and identify practical ways to improve their performance.
BUILD EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIPS
Help participants to recognise and use the SCARF model to meet social needs in others and use the emotional bank account to build strong relationships with others and improve collaboration and cooperation.
Help participants to recognise resilience, explain why it matters and begin to build good habits to improve their own resilience.
BUILDING TRUST - F2F AND VIRTUAL
Help participants to identify what makes us trust each other (or not), explain how trust (or lack of trust) affects business results, and identify behaviours to adopt in order to build trust
CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLANNING
Help participants make themselves more employable in their chosen career, discover their career anchor to guide their choices, and put together a meaningful career development plan.
Help participants to explain what coaching is, and when it can be useful, explore the key skills of coaching, and use the GROW Model to structure coaching and achieve a positive outcome
Help participants learn how to open or answer a call professionally, structure a call to retain control and stay focused, as well as close and follow up a call effectively.
Help participants to find their own style of authentic leadership by exploring five practices of credible leadership and how they can demonstrate them in their role.
CLOSE THE SALE
Help participants to anticipate common ‘blocks’ to closing the sale, and explore how they can be overcome by using positive behaviours and language, and practice a range of different closing techniques.
COMMUNICATION (FACE TO FACE)
Help participants to identify why communication breaks down, use words, tone and body language, and the communication cycle to express themselves clearly, and improve understanding.
CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE REVIEW
Help participants to describe effective appraisals, use a useful structure for the appraisal discussion, recognise the skills of effective appraisals, and follow them up to maximise their impact.
Help participants to recognise what good customer service looks like and the impact it has on businesses, explain the 5 “F”s of customer service, and identify how they can provide good service at every opportunity.
Help participants to recognise the decisions they make on a daily basis, identify their natural decision making style, and when it is (and isn’t) useful, and explore a number of decision making techniques.
DELIVER ON-THE-JOB TRAINING
Help participants to deliver effective on the job training by exploring how people learn, using a tried and tested process and practising some of the key skills required.
Help participants to recognise the benefits of delegating, identify tasks that they could delegate, and use a structured approach to delegate effectively, minimising the risks associated with it.
Help participants to explore the characteristics and benefits of being an empowering leader, identify the obstacles to empowering leadership and take action to develop an empowering leadership style.
Help participants to adapt their leadership style, and explain when each of 4 specific styles are useful (and when they aren't) as well as identify their own ‘natural style’ and when they need to adopt a different one.
GIVE EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK
Help participants to recognise the characteristics of effective feedback, explore what stops them from feedback and structure feedback to ensure that it is useful, and delivered fairly.
Help participants to understand why people complain, and what they want when they complain, and use a 7-step approach to handling complaints to bring about a positive result and don’t escalate.
HANDLE RESISTANCE TO CHANGE
Help participants to anticipate and minimise resistance to change, understand why people resist, recognise passive and active resistance, and take practical steps to overcome resistance to change.
HANDLE DIFFICULT PEOPLE
Help participants to define difficult behaviour, suggest what might be driving it, and use Transactional Analysis to take control of difficult behaviours and conversations.
Help participants to explore different approaches to influencing, identify different influencing styles and when each might be useful, and use a 6-step approach to influence people positively.
INTRODUCTION TO EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Help participants to describe what emotional intelligence is and why it matters, recognise 4 core emotional competences in themselves and others and take action to develop their own emotional intelligence.
LEAD FROM A DISTANCE
Help participants to identify the unique challenges of being a remote leader, describe the qualities and explore the competences needed to manage a remote team successfully.
LEADING DIFFERENT CHARACTERS
Help participants to explain what determines behaviour, recognise four typical behavioural styles, and explain the strengths and potential challenges of each, and how to get the most from each style.
PREPARE A PRESENTATION
Help participants to create an effective presentation by clarifying it's underlying purpose, using the right structure for different types of presentations to get results and prepare appropriate visual aids.
Help participants to identify the most common causes of conflict, describe a process for resolving conflict , and explain the skills needed for effective conflict resolution.
MANAGE THE IMPACT OF CHANGE
Help participants to recognise why change is difficult and the ‘Change Curve’ that many people experience during change, and take practical actions to help people handle each stage of the Change Curve
Help participants to recognise 4 main reasons for underperformance at work, have a performance improvement conversation with someone and draw up a Performance Improvement Plan.
MOTIVATE AND ENGAGE PEOPLE
Help participants to identify what motivates people… and what doesn’t, use 2 different theories of motivation to identify specific actions you can take to help motivate and engage the people you work with.
MAKE SALES RECOMMENDATIONS
Help participants to see why we should recommend and demonstrate when selling, use features and benefits to help a customer to buy and structure your presentation to communicate key points effectively.
Help participants to explore what stress is (and isn't) and what causes it, recognise the symptoms of stress and take practical action to reduce stress before it becomes a major problem.
LEAD TRANSITION IN VUCA ENVIRONMENTS
Help participants to recognise explore the psychological link between change and transition and identify appropriate interventions to support and lead a team in a state of constant change.
MANAGE YOUR MONKEYS
Help participants to recognise the different demands on their time, recognise 'monkeys', identify why they pick them up and use the 4 rules of monkey management to take back control of their time
Help participants to recognise the skills and behaviours associated with different types of negotiation, and use a 4-step process to achieve a successful outcome.
Help participants to describe the different types of objection, what is driving them, and use different techniques for overcoming different types of objections.
Help participants to design and deliver a presentation that generates interest from the start, uses Cialdini’s six principles and persuasive language to get the result they seek.
PRACTICAL TEAM BUILDING
Help participants to recognise effective and ineffective team work, the different stages of team development, and practical, specific ways to accelerate team development and improve performance
PREPARE FOR A PERFORMANCE REVIEW
Help participants to fully prepare for a performance review interview so that it benefits everyone and lays the foundations for a successful performance review interview.
PLAN YOUR TIME
Help participants to recognise the main reasons that they struggle to manage their time, identify the tasks that matter the most, and use a selection of models and practical ideas to maximise their effectiveness
Help participants to examine a problem and define it in specific terms, apply different techniques to generate possible solutions, and identify when each technique might be useful.
Help participants to describe the different buying motives and how this affects your sales approach, use appropriate questioning and listening techniques to understand the customer's needs, and more owards a sale.
RUN EFFECTIVE MEETINGS
Help participants to describe the characteristics of effective meetings, plan a meeting and produce a useful agenda, and use appropriate tactics for managing meetings.
Help participants to prepare to conduct a selection interview, structure a selection interview properly , and ask useful questions to discover relevant information in a fair and consistent way.
STARTING TO LEAD
Help those new to management describe what leaders and managers DO, the main skills and behaviours of good managers, and identify their own strengths and development needs re managing people.
SET GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Help participants to describe the characteristics of effective goals, set a SMART objective, and and create a well-formed outcome, and explain why each is useful.
THE MANAGEMENT CYCLE (INTRO TO MANAGEMENT)
Help new and potential managers describe what managers DO in specific terms, and explore an 8-step Management Cycle that is relevant for all management roles.
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