January 13

Perceiving Creatively: The Gift and the Skill

How effective are you in perceiving creatively? How readily can you change the way in which you perceive any given person? How quickly can you see a win-win opportunity in a challenging situation? How easily can you help the people around you perceive a specific person or situation in a way that opens up compelling possibilities for your people and your company?

July 14

Honing Coaching Skills

How do you know when your leadership team’s coaching skills are good enough? How effective can a leader become through honing coaching skills in a continuous improvement process? Are your employees empowered by the feedback they receive? Are breakthroughs in performance common? Are creativity and potential unleashed? Are people inspired to perform at their highest level? Are team members continuously learning from one another in a culture where everyone thrives?

February 18

Lessons From Mark

Through the telling of a true story, learn how to create self-fulfilling prophecies with a Pygmalion (positive) effect.  Then consider how prophecies can make a positive difference in your organization.  Begin to examine challenges that you confront in your workplace from an uncommon lens, as potentially a self-fulfilling prophecy of a different type, one that has a Golem (negative) effect.

February 18

The Disciplined Practice of Constructivist Thinking

What if you had the ability to transform any situation that confronted your organization into an opportunity? Imagine corporate challenges consistently stimulating you and your team in a positive way including the possibility of performing at a higher level.  What if greater challenges stimulated even greater positive energy and excitement within you and every member of your company? Imagine the possibilities that can emerge when you and every member of your organization each sees him or herself as the author of his or her future and as architects working in concert with their colleagues to design the future of your company. Learning the disciplined practice of constructivist thinking can open up these possibilities for you and your organization.