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Looking for an action-packed leadership and development program or stand-alone training (or both) for your staff, with facilitators who have real world experience from the front lines to the C-Suite?
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Aspiring Leader Graduate - September 2022
Learn to make a real difference while acclimating
to the new work environment.
Prepare for greater responsibility and
accelerate your career.
Create higher value for your agency/company
through effectively executed business development,
strategies, and operations.
Strengthen your ability to find and leverage new governance opportunities, drive innovation, and lead with conviction and confidence.
Getting Ready to Lead Graduate - 2023
How to spot an opportunity to negotiate
Effectively prepare for negotiations
Understand the importance of the “first offers”
Enlarge the pie rather than divide it
Finalize all aspects of a settlement agreement
Define a paradigm and understand its usefulness in problem solving
Learn the steps to finding breakthrough solutions
Recognize the potential dangers of “paradigm paralysis”
Understand how to solve a specific problem using a new paradigm
Clearly define a common goal and rally people around the goal by creating a connection to the larger purpose of your organization
Effectively reinforce and communicate the vision to keep your team united and inspired
Identify and leverage the skills and capabilities of your team
Forge partnerships and alliances to expand your opportunities
Stay open to new ideas, emerging concepts, and alternative solutions
Understand how to stand out and “Lead in Place”
Understand the new challenges new leaders face, and ways to address them
Move more easily from:
"Buddy to Boss" and from
“Doer to Delegator”
Learn best practices and acquire new tools to prioritize workloads
Understand how to remain balanced at work and at home
Why recognition matters
The foundational guidelines of recognition
Think having satisfied employees is enough? Think again. Learn the differences between satisfied and engaged employees...and why it matters
The importance of reward and recognition and how they differ
Learn four fundamental principles of effective recognition
How to effectively recognize early and often
Identify areas for performance improvement
Determine the cause of issues and what needs to change
Get commitment for change and provide the support needed
Measure the RIGHT results
Use a three-step feedback approach for any situation
" It was very informative, great engagement, lots of tools to use daily. It motivated me in wanting to be more engaged. "
Experienced Leaders Graduate
"The Aspiring Leaders Program was packed with positive life changing information, very engaging,
exciting and fun ."
Aspiring Leaders Graduate
"Instructor provided many practical tools and strategies for effective leadership. And ensured that participants had clear and useful take-aways to immediately implement."
Newly Prompted Program Graduate
After continuously getting bored of her professors reading straight from PowerPoint slides or from the textbook, Laura Train, Founder/CEO, brought a pillow to class. That act changed the course of her life.
She now channels her insatiable creativity and passion into highly interactive, informative, memorable, and enjoyable training experiences.
She has never seen a pillow or sleeper in any of her classes!
Like a character in a book, Laura, an award-winning trainer, has the ability to bring any course content to life and keep students engaged. A natural storyteller, she has been known to write short plays to emphasize the course content complete with tickets, a program, and popcorn!
She retired from the Senior Executive Service after serving in 20 different roles. Her executive positions included:
Laura has designed and delivered hundreds of top-quality leadership and development training courses to thousands of public/private employees at all levels, and across multiple platforms.
Laura wants to recognize her “one to grow on” mentor, Phil Monetti, for helping to make this dream come true.
An outstanding leader who is known to start speaking engagements on the floor to emphasize where you will end up if you burn out. Kojuan's love of developing people in order for them to succeed is clearly demonstrated. She is:
She retired from the Senior Executive Service after encumbering 16 positions at the Social Security Administration. She also worked at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Defense.
Kojuan has successfully delivered thousands of speeches, presentations, and training sessions on a plethora of topics and is committed to continuous improvement through study, reflection, and practice.