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Five themes that will catapult your team to new heights.


Theme: Profitable Ethics

Ethics: A Powerful Strategy for Success

Ethics are a powerful strategy for success. Explore practical legal and ethical issues in the day-to-day moments of your organization.

  1. Succeed with ethics.
  2. Hone your leadership presence.
  3. Use your personal power to use ethical dilemmas to strengthen teamwork.
  4. Enhance creativity, productivity, and retention with a culture of ethical excellence.
  5. Practice connecting in a safe, fun atmosphere.

 


 

Theme: Connections

The Power of Presence: Connect with Attitude, Fun, and Humor

Create winning connections by making the most of your strengths.

Connection is the goal of communication and laughter. It is the purpose of all that we do. It is the essential ingredient of true success and happiness. Passion invites connection immediately. Joy, happiness, anger, frustration, disappointment are all channels for connection if fostered thoughtfully. Success thrives when we channel emotion and passion into great connections. With a sense of meaning, a trained mind-set, and leadership presence, one can succeed in any context.

  1. Connect with humor and play.
  2. Hone your leadership presence.
  3. Use your personal power to inspire and set limits effectively.
  4. Enhance creativity, productivity, and retention with a culture of cooperation.
  5. Practice connecting in a safe, fun atmosphere.

 


 

Theme: Communication & Conflict Management

Communication Aikido™: The Three Levels of Anger™

Deal with the anger with redirection and choice.

Ever been angered by stupid? This program uses the principles of the martial art of aikido to invite each of us to react to others’ anger and negative input productively in a creative and positive way. I created Communication Aikido to be used as a template to invite each of us to take full responsibility for our mood and choices. It’s just so easy to become grumpy or unpleasant when faced with life’s stressors. Communication skills such as polite shut-ups are practiced so that each of us may resolve life’s dilemmas graciously, effectively, and with humor.

  1. Explore Communication Aikido.
  2. Play with the Three Levels of Anger.
  3. Practice Polite Shut-ups.
  4. Connect with humor and play.
  5. Create a Personal Action Plan.

 


 

Theme: Stress & Humor

The Tao of Poo: Humor as a Stress Response Strategy

Life is about how we handle the poo of it all.

The Chinese philosophy of the Tao, the path (in Chinese language), is used as a template to manage the ups and downs in any life to foster balance and effective decision-making. I created the idea of the Tao of Poo as a tongue-in-cheek invitation for each of us to look at the yuck in our lives and embrace it as an opportunity to gain positive attitude and problem-solving skills.

  1. Embrace the Tao of Poo,
  2. Look at crisis response,
  3. Practice coping strategies,
  4. Use personal power to inspire effective solutions, and
  5. Create a Personal Action Plan.