The following workshops are offered to intact teams or cross-department groups. Formats may be face-to-face, virtual, or a combination.
1. “Discovering Your Path”: An intensive one-on-one strategic planning workshop with Sue to help you explore and plan a desired way forward. This session offers the same transformative process used with leadership teams and Boards, but is designed for individuals who want an accelerated process for reviewing successes, exploring current professional and personal desires, and charting new options for the future. Outcomes are equal to 8-10 coaching sessions but intensified into one rich day. See header tab for details.
Virtual Training and Facilitation Skills
1. “Developing Virtual Facilitation Skills“: A hands-on foundations course for those on the starting path of virtual training or meeting facilitation. This workshop may start with a face-to-face component or may be delivered 100% virtually. Ends with each person conducting a live virtual traninig segment. See full description for details.
2. “Advanced Virtual Facilitation Skills”: For experienced virtual trainers/meeting facilitators who want to take their skills to the next level. See full description for details.
3. “Establishing Authentic and Engaging Virtual Presence“: Intensive work on voice color, energy, tone, and techniques for ensuring vibrant presence when leading non face-to-face meetings and events. This workshop also includes techniques for engaging others to keep participation active. See full description for details.
4. “Train the Virtual Trainer”: A comprehensive program that introduces the 5 critical skills of virtual training/facilitation in a hands-on format. Application is threaded throughout this 3-day program including designing your virtual activities and using technology to support participant interaction. Group voice color exercises provide you feedback on your vocal pitch, tone, color and pacing – an important ingredient in virtual facilitation. Culmination of this program is live practice of your virtual training with coaching from Sue and feedback from the group. See header tab for details.
1. “Communication Skills & Norms for Teams“ (a virtual or face-t0-face workshop): For anyone leading a team — including a dispersed global team — this workshop takes a deep dive into how to have productive, mutually satisfying and authentic conversations. Focus is on 3 specific communication tools that work virtually as well as face to face. Exercises are custom-designed to use current business issues, with practice exercises in breakout groups. Especially helpful for teams that work across cultural differences. See full description for details.
2. “Teambuilding Using the Myers-Briggs”: The Myers-Briggs Typology Indicator (MBTI) is the most widely used assessment tool for individual and team insights about preferred ways of working, making decisions, taking in information, and organizating the external environment. As a teambuilding tool, each team member completes his/her own MBTI profile which is then rolled up for a collective profile of the team’s natural ways of operating. Each team member receives a customized team report alongside intersecting implications of his/her own MBTI preferences as relates to the team. This highly interactive workshop offers insights and humorous examples from team members’ own MBTI profiles to illumine healthy differences. Strengths and potential weaknesses of the team are addressed. The culmination of the Teambuilding workshop is the adoption of behaviors that the team determins will aid its effectiveness going forward.
3. “Guidelines for Making and Keeping Commitments”: Based on the work of Fred Kofman in his groundbreaking book Conscious Business, this module introduces key protocols for making clear requests of others, achieving integrity by keeping the commitments one has made, and competently addressing breakdowns in broken commitments. It provides a common approach to buildng integrity into one’s personal responsiblity and accountability in the workplace, where relationships and tasks are given equal focus.