Learning to give and receive energy with each new partner is a challenge and a gift.
Public Workshop
Wed, October 15 8:00am 10:00am

Encouraging the Right People in the Right Seats to do the Right Things Right Now

Tuition: $125 for 4 session series, individual session available
Location: Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, NH
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Third panel discussion of a four-part series presented by the Dover Chamber:

The Year of the Employee: Grow Your People…Grow Your Business

How do you motivate and empower employees to do the right things continuously?  

What you will learn:

  • Basic motivation factors: Leadership Style; Reward System; Organizational Climate and Work Structure. You control all of them!  
  • Recognizing motivational needs for both individuals and groups…and what to do about them.
  • Individual motivation vs. company morale and ways to measure morale…and then what?
  • Building up motivation by building trust first.  Motivation will follow…learn from the best.
  • Creating motivational magic: never stop motivating… it's not CEO but CMO.
Private Workshop
Tue, October 21

Aikido at Work: Transforming Conflict

Location: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

What is executive presence, and how do you attain it? How do you manage the energy of conflict, communicate purposefully, and maintain balance under pressure?

Leadership is a way of being, not a set of traits. In this interactive workshop, participants gain awareness of reactive habits and learn to replace them with responsive, intentional ones.

Private Workshop
Sat, October 25

Managing Conflict with Power & Presence: Getting on the Mat

Location: Wharton Graduate Leadership Program - Philadelphia, PA

What effect does conflict have on our ability to lead change, influence others, and create environments that are energizing and inviting? A program for kinesthetic learners who like to immerse themselves in the educational experience, we'll be renting a dojo in Philadelphia and exploring our relationship to attack both on and off the mat.

Public Workshop
Wed, November 12 9:00am 1:00pm

Managing Conflict in the Workplace: An Aiki Approach

Tuition: $125 Early Bird; $150 regular; $75 P.A. members
Location: Portsmouth Aikido, Portsmouth, NH
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Picture yourself exploring your relationship to workplace conflict in a dedicated Aikido dojo — Portsmouth Aikido — as you begin the new year with a new approach to conflict, difficult people, and troublesome workplace scenarios. See yourself re-patterning physical and emotional habits that keep you trapped in unproductive and stress-producing behaviors and relationships. And feel the freedom that comes with getting unstuck. 

Learn more about Managing Conflict in the Workplace: An Aiki Approach

Public Workshop
Wed, December 10 9:00am 4:00pm

We Have to Talk: A Step by Step Workshop for Difficult Conversations

Tuition: $195.00 (before December 3)
Location: Portsmouth, NH
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Is there a difficult conversation you've been putting off?

Would you like to increase your skill in addressing a challenging topic with a coworker, family member or friend?

This one-day interactive and experiential training will help you:

  • Confront tough topics
  • Share difficult information
  • Manage interpersonal conflict
  • Feel more comfortable expressing yourself
  • Turn difficult conversations into learning conversations

Walk away prepared to hold your difficult conversations with power & presence. 

Read my "Checklist for Difficult Conversations."

Learn more about We Have to Talk: A Step by Step Workshop for Difficult Conversations