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 is an accomplished career and workplace coach and has been qualified to administer the MBTI for over 25 years. She is passionate about supporting people to flourish in their work and life. She currently wears two hats: a Senior Career Counselor at UNH’s Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics and as Principal of her own coaching and training firm. She brings broad business knowledge having worked in HR/people development with Boston-based organizations such as Fidelity Investments, BlueCross BlueShield of MA, and BankBoston. A graduate of Boston College with an MBA from Babson College, she currently lives near the beach in York, ME.
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.