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Train-the-Trainer Certificate Workshop

Looking to cut your training costs? Needing results with your learning program? Our train-the-trainer workshop certifies trainers in adult learning theory, workshop design, and presentation skills. More and more organizations are finding it cost effective to build in-house training teams and purchase scripted modules that are “ready to go.” We have now launched over a […]

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Time Management In A Complex And Demanding World Workshop

The average worker gets interrupted every 8 minutes and a person with a cluttered desk spends on average 1.5 hours per day looking for things. In our time-pressed work, learning how to manage multiple priorities is critical to success. The learner will be able to: Understand the four components of “time” Employ tricks for expediting […]

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Building a Process-Efficiency Mindset Workshop

You may wish that sometimes you could do it all yourself — just so it would get done right —but truthfully that’s unrealistic. This workshop will help you to get others to see the inefficiencies in their processes and have a continuous improvement mindset. The learner will be able to: Build a continuous improvement mindset […]

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Best Strategies For Leading Organizational Change During Chaotic Times

According to a 2012 survey 73% of revenue growing and profitable organizations did so because they excelled at managing change.  A 2003 Change Management Best Practice study reported that only 1/3 of change teams used a formal management tool, but of the the ones who did those teams showed an ROI of 143% Change is […]

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Organizational Renewal When Change Has Failed In The Past Workshop

The dissatisfaction with status quo has been established, the vision is compelling, and yet, when it comes to examining how the organization needs to transform to meet the future, your group struggles.  Sound familiar?  Perhaps your group is dealing with some “residual” resistance from previous poorly-managed change initiatives. This workshop looks at how an organization […]

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Best Strategies for Helping Yourself Handle Change Successfully Workshop

The only constant is change.  This workshop targets the individual and how he/she deals with change personally. This session will help individuals understand the effects of change, steps to progress through change and help them build crucial characteristics for dealing with change in the future. You may find yourself having trouble sleeping, picking fights with […]

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The Millennial To Manager Challenge Workshop

Over 60% of employers say that they are experiencing tension among employees from different generations.

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The Manager To Millennial Challenge Workshop

Millennials will make up 50% of the workforce in the next 10 years and yet they’ve been called “one of the hardest generations to work with.

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Preparing for Tomorrow’s Talent Gap Workshop

The gap in organization’s talent is coming if it isn’t already here. Baby Boomers are retiring at the staggering rate of 6,000 a day and with them, a great wealth of knowledge and talent.

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Facilitated Strategic Planning Workshop

Strategic planning skills may be one of the best-kept secrets in today’s work world.  Everybody in management is talking about it, most management job descriptions call for it, but how many really know what it means and how to DO it? Give yourself, as well as your organization, an extra edge by learning these robust […]

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Best Strategies For Helping Staff Handle Change Workshop

The only constant is CHANGE – we all know it and we all struggle to handle it.  During the turbulent days we’re facing, it’s best to have a strategy for helping your staff handle whatever ups and downs come their way.

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The MBTI and Your Leadership Team Workshop

The MBTI is the most well-known personality instrument.  This training takes Type to a new level, examining your leadership team’s strengths and “hot spots” when planning, solving problems, making decisions and managing change.  The team will leave the training with clear actions for performance improvement.

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Effective Group Facilitation Workshop

Experts suggest that facilitation skills will be an absolute “must have” competency for leaders, whether leading a small group or large project team.  This training teaches the 5 Key Steps for Effective Facilitation with hands-on practice in the session.

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Conflict Mediation Workshop

Caught in the middle of a conflict?  Not sure how to mediate conflicts between others on your team?  Conflict is a normal part of work life and experts say it typically happens every 20 minutes.  This training equips managers and supervisors to react effectively when conflicts occur.

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Fundamentals of Teaming Workshop

Name: High-Performance Teaming including the Impact of Personality on Teaming Number of Participants: 15-25 Time Frame: 2 Day Workshop Who should attend?: Best when an entire department or team are trained together, however, individuals will benefit from learning how to build their own workplace teams Participants will be able to: – Understand the definition of […]

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Group Decision Making

Name: Group Decision Making Number of Participants: 15-25 Time Frame: 1-2 Day Course Who should attend: Groups or teams who are in decision making positions and want to improve their results Participants will be able to: – Understand what impairs our ability to make decisions – Apply a 4-step “best practice” decision-making approach – Recognize […]

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Training and Services Catalog

Our Training & Services Catalog features over 50 customizable trainings, workshops, webinars and round-tables to meet the individual needs of any organization large or small. This has been yet another challenging year for all of us who own an organization, work in business or non-profits and supervise staff.  Specific to New Directions, we’ve had to […]

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