Your next step in leadership development

The three-program High Performance Leadership series will help you sharpen the skills of influencing and motivating people to perform, grow and thrive in a constantly changing environment. Learn how to build a high performing, engaged team and develop the skills to manage performance effectively.

You may choose individual programs, but participants benefit most from taking the entire series and save 10% over the cost of individual sessions.

Secrets of Successfully Engaging Others

Learn the reason why traditional means of motivating others often do not work in today’s diverse workforce. Find out how our communication affects others and explore how others best receive our communication. Discover how to build self-motivation in your employees, creating higher engagement and productivity in your organization.

Learning Points and Tools

  • Principles of Engagement
  • Neurolinguisitic Programming
  • How we process and sort information and how it affects motivation
  • Rapport building
  • Values as a Motivational Guide
  • Power of Vision
  • Positive Self-Expectancy
  • Supervisor qualities that result in loyal work teams
  • Includes the Influencing Styles Clock assessment from HRDPress

Leading for Performance and Accountability

Your company's success depends on the commitment of each and every member of your team. This SBDC program presents a model for managing employee performance and provides you with specific tools you can use for setting performance goals, maintaining communication, managing performance, conducting performance reviews, and developing performance improvement plans.

Attend this session to learn:

  • The foundations of performance management
  • The importance of developing SMART performance goals
  • How to develop a performance coaching relationship with each employee
  • Strategies for getting your employees to take charge of their own performance
  • Tips for diagnosing the root causes of performance problems
  • How to conduct an effective and powerful performance review

Leader: Coach or Critic

Coaching is an essential leadership skill, and this program will help you improve your power as a coach, helping your people grow and adapt to today's dynamic business demands as they learn new tasks, adapt to change, and develop their capabilities for today and the future. Proven principles of emotional intelligence, motivation, change, and communication will hone your coaching and mentoring abilities. Through better coaching, you’ll enhance your retention, maximize productivity, and develop an efficient and motivated organization.

What you will learn:

  • How to customize your coaching style for different employees
  • Common pitfalls in coaching and employee development
  • Dealing with performance gaps quickly and effectively
  • How to develop trust and respect
  • Transform your role from boss to coach
  • Understand and develop your own coaching style
  • How to increase employee job satisfaction and work productivity
  • Strategies for developing people
  • Working with resistance to change

Instructors

  • JEFF RUSSELL
  • SCOTT SAVAGE
  • PATRICIA CLASON

Patricia Clason

  • Secrets of Successfully Engaging Others

Patricia Clason is a communicator of the highest skill. She has been a professional speaker, trainer, consultant and writer for thirty years, doing over 4,000 presentations internationally. As the Director of the Center for Creative Learning, her focus is on alternative methods of teaching and learning that produce high quality results. As adjunct faculty at three universities, she specializes in emotional intelligence, ethics, coaching, leadership and mediation/conflict resolution. Patricia’s latest book “Speaking of Success” co-authored with Stephen Covey, Jack Canfield and Ken Blanchard, is now available at her website: Center for Creative Learning.


Jeff Russell

  • Leading for Performance and Accountability

Jeff Russell, (MS, UW-Madison) co-director of Russell Consulting, Inc., specializes in helping organizations achieve their goals by successfully responding to the challenges of continuous change. With a focus on leadership, strategic thinking, leading change, and performance coaching, Jeff has guided organizations as diverse as Fortune 500 firms, social and public sector organizations, and small family businesses toward their goals. Jeff received his Masters Degree in Industrial Relations from the UW-Madison where he serves as an ad hoc faculty member for the Small Business Development Center. Jeff also is an adjunct faculty member for UW-Milwaukee, UW-Green Bay, and UW-Colleges.

Jeff and his wife and business partner Linda have co-authored eight books. Recent publications include: Managing the Problem Employee, Leading Change Training, Strategic Planning Training, Change Basics, Strategic Planning 101, and, most recently, Ultimate Performance Management, (ASTD Press, 2009). For more information on Jeff and his work, visit Russell Consulting, Inc.’s website at www.RussellConsultingInc.com.


Scott Savage

  • Leader: Coach or Critic

Scott Savage; Scott blends experience in corporate training, organizational development, management, and crisis counseling to create powerful learning. He provides executive coaching, leader development, group facilitation and team development services. He has more than twenty years experience providing training and development solutions to leaders in business, government, education and nonprofit organizations. Experience includes corporate trainer, executive coach, facilitator, team builder, human resource manager, deckhand, and steel worker.

Secrets of Successfully Engaging Others

Learn the reason why traditional means of motivating others often do not work in today’s diverse workforce. From understanding how our communication affects others to recognizing how others best receive our communication, we can begin to master the principle that “One cannot motivate others - one can only create an environment in which others motivate themselves.”

Learning Points and Tools

  • Principles of Engagement
  • NeuroLinguisitic Programming
  • How we process and sort information and how it affects motivation
  • Rapport building
  • Values as a Motivational Guide
  • Power of Vision
  • Positive Self-Expectancy
  • Supervisor qualities that result in loyal work teams
  • Includes the Influencing Styles Clock assessment from HRDPress

Leading for Performance and Accountability

At the end of the day, what matters most to your company’s bottom line is whether or not every member of your team contributed to your company’s success. Whether this contribution comes in the form of exceeding customer expectations, meeting a challenging performance goal, or solving quality or productivity problems, sustaining your company’s performance and profitability requires that your employees do the right things. This new SBDC program presents a model for managing employee performance and provides you specific tools you can use for setting performance goals, maintaining communication, managing performance, conducting the performance review, and developing performance improvement plans.

Attend this session to learn:

  • The foundations of performance management
  • The importance of developing SMART performance goals
  • How to develop a performance coaching relationship with each employee
  • Strategies for getting your employees to take charge of their own performance
  • Tips for diagnosing the root causes of performance problems
  • How to conduct an effective and powerful performance review

Leader: Coach or Critic

Today’s competitive environment demands that you help the people working with you to perform at their highest level. You must support your stars in growing, and help employees to learn new tasks, adapt to change and develop their abilities for today and the future. You will improve your power as a coach, helping your people to grow and adapt to today’s dynamic business demands. Proven principles of emotional intelligence, motivation, change, and communication will hone your coaching and mentoring abilities. Through better coaching, you’ll enhance your retention, maximize productivity and create a nimble, learning organization.

What you will learn:

  • High-impact coaching: the essential component for leading great performance
  • How to customize your coaching styles for different employees
  • Common pitfalls in coaching and employee development
  • Dealing with performance gaps quickly and effectively
  • How to develop trust and respect
  • Transform your role from boss to coach
  • Understand and develop your own coaching style
  • How to increase employee job satisfaction and work output
  • Strategies for developing people
  • Working with resistance to change

Registration

  • Location: Grainger Hall, UW-Madison
  • Schedule: 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Dates and Fees:

High Performance Leadership Series includes all three programs: $740 (SAVE 10% reigister for series)
March 22, 29 and April 5, 2017 REGISTER ONLINE

Individual Programs:

 or Call to register at 608-262-3909

Cancellation policy: If you cancel before the program begins, there is a $10 cancellation fee. If you cancel after the program begins you will be charged for the full program fee. To cancel, call registration at 608-262-3909.

If there is inclement weather, please call 608-263-2221 for a recorded message after 6:30 am for day classes or after 3:30 pm for night classes.


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