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Private Workshop
Tue, August 11 – Wed, August 12

Aikido and Conflict: Getting on the Mat

Location: BAE Systems Leadership Development Conference - Leesburg, VA

A training experience for leaders combining Aikido, communication and conflict management. Learn to utilize the energy of conflict and reduce defensiveness, while maintaining poise and presence.

In collaboration with The Browne Center for Innovative Learning.

Private Workshop
Wed, August 19

Managing Conflict

Location: State of Vermont - Berlin, VT

Whether the goal is excellent service, facilitating change, or creating a cooperative work environment, conflict often gets in the way.

The Aiki approach presents new ways to utilize and re-direct the energy of conflict. This interactive program uses principles and techniques from Aikido, the Japanese art of reconciliation. Emphasis is on appreciation, understanding, and working with your "opponents" instead of against them.

Private Workshop
Fri, September 11 2:00pm 5:00pm

Holding Crucial Conversations

Location: MaineHealth Physician Leadership Program, Portland, Maine

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Is there a crucial conversation that you are not holding or not holding well? Do pressure, strong emotions, or self-defeating habits keep you from offering information or sharing your views, thereby contributing to a less-than-healthy working environment or compromised patient safety?

By focusing on what you really want and maintaining safety in the conversation, you will find it easier to build elegant and sustainable solutions.

Private Workshop
Fri, September 18 – Sat, September 19

Managing Conflict with Power & Presence: Getting on the Mat

Location: Wharton Graduate Leadership Program - San Francisco

What effect does conflict have on our ability to lead change, influence others, and create environments that are energizing and inviting?Wharton-Leadership-Program

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, September 30

Intentional Leadership: Communicating with Power & Presence

Tuition: $195 before Sept 23
Location: Southern New Hampshire University, Portsmouth NH
Register online: http://conta.cc/1eOdb28
You can also register by email or call (603) 431-8560


Intentional-LeadershipDo you have an important presentation on the horizon? Are you concerned about a conversation you need to have with an employee, co-worker or supervisor? What skills and practices are unique to speaking before groups or speaking one-one-one? And what do these seemingly different communication opportunities have in common?

We will answer these questions and others in a dynamic training day of presentational and interpersonal communication skills, as we explore the concept of leadership presence from a whole-body perspective. You’ll bring together several important leadership competencies and become more aware and intentional about your influence on others. 

Objectives:

  • Understand leadership as more than a position, style or set of tasks.
  • Develop options for maintaining power under pressure.
  • Practice skills for communicating clearly and effectively.
  • Understand best practices for giving and receiving feedback.
  • Physically understand concepts such as presence, purpose, and partnering.
  • Learn to understand and use the energy of your audience to tailor your presentation.
  • Experience the power of a clearly defined purpose and core message.

Join like minded leaders and learners like yourself on September 30. Take away concrete, interactive, and immediately applicable tools and practices to improve your leadership and your life.

Private Workshop
Tue, October 20 – Wed, October 21

Delivering Presentations with Power and Presence: Techniques, Training and Practical Applications

Location: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Philadelphia, PA

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One of the most significant leadership competencies required in today’s business world is the ability to deliver a compelling presentation—to engage a room’s attention, connect content and delivery with a core message, and adapt to the climate and challenges of the topic and the audience. This training offers the participant concrete skills, applications, coaching, and opportunities to practice individual and group presentation skills over the course of two days.

Learning objectives:

  • Build skill in the attributes of effective presentations
  • Identify and embody centeredness and presence as fundamental qualities for leadership communication
  • Receive real time feedback through video recording and peer and instructor-led coaching forums
  • Take your skill, power, and comfort in delivering presentations to the next level

In collaboration with The Browne Center for Innovative Learning

Private Workshop
Fri, October 23 – Tue, March 24

Managing Conflict with Power & Presence: Getting on the Mat

Location: Wharton Graduate Leadership Program - Philadelphia, PA

Wharton-Graduate-Leadership-ProgramWhat 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.