IMPORTANT NOTICE: This program is traditionally a face-to-face classroom training program, but the Fall 2020 Semester section will be held online as we prioritize distance learning in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Chances are you've seen the unfortunate impact of negativity in the workplace. Negative mindsets and interactions can breed conflict and erode productivity. However, research in the field of positive psychology shows that positivity can be learned and, when applied, can lead to high performing teams and workplaces.This workshop will first provide an understanding of this research by exploring how much positivity is needed in the workplace, how to get it, and how it increases performance. Then you'll learn specific techniques to apply this research for yourself as a leader and for your workplace.
The skills include:
You'll practice these skills through interactive exercises and case studies and be ready to apply them immediately back at your workplace, bringing out the best in each of your team members, and yourself.
In this hands-on course, students will learn how to focus on their staff's needs by observing daily performance, setting up coaching conversations, providing/gathering feedback, and recording performance.
Students will also analyze the G.R.O.W. Model and learn how to apply it to every day situations:
Katherine Maloney, M.B.A., is an accomplished coach, program manager, facilitator, and consultant with over 25 years' experience helping individuals and teams connect with success in health care, financial services, and higher education organizations. Workplace affiliations and clients have included Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Fidelity Investments, BankBoston, and Babson and Emmanuel Colleges. She has owned and managed her firm, WorkPaths Consulting, since 2012, that provides strengths-based career coaching and consulting and workshops that build positive workplace communications.
Janet Edmunson, M. Ed., is president of JME Insights and partner in sPeak Performance. She has over 30 years' experience in leadership in both large and small organizations. She was the Corporate Manager of Wellness Programs for Georgia-Pacific Corp., and has been a leader in, or consultant to, small and mid-size from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mass. as Director of Prevention and Wellness, and has been a consultant and national motivational speaker, having spoken to over 300 groups.