Finding the Right Workshop at the Right Time

Kevin Eikenberry

Leadership Learning Training Bud to Boss Workshop Remarkable Leadership Workshop In many parts of life, timing is everything. That is certainly true for training. People may want and need training, but the timing has to fit their schedule, their development and their budget.

Supervisory Leadership Development Workshop

Mike Cardus

Within organizations the role of a Supervisor exists between the first line manager and the front line employees. This role is sometimes referred as ‘Lead’ or ‘Crew Leader’. The accountability and authority are different from that of a First Line manager.

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Lean Startup Conference Pre-Workshop

Mills Scofield

I''m excited to do a workshop on Business Model innovation before the Lean Startup Conference simulcast at Leandog in Cleveland on December 10th! Come join us on the boat !!!! Business Model Generation Cleveland Conference Culture Entrepreneurship Innovation Lean Startup Leandog Strategy

Favorites of 2013–Team Building and Leadership Images Used in Presentations & Workshops

Mike Cardus

With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2013. 12/27/13 – Images Used in Presentations & Workshops. Favorite Images Used in Workshops and Presentations 2013.

Coaching is Not Kleenex

Lead Change Blog

You don’t read an article, attend a leadership workshop, or even speak with managers without ‘coaching’ being generously referenced. Leadership Development Coaching conversation delegation Feedback Growth listen manager possibilities questions recognition Responsibility workshop

Design & Influence Irresistible Change Atlanta Workshop – Early Bird Registration Ends July 31

Change Starts Here

After this 1-1/2 day workshop you will: Understand a model of how change works. Each participant in this workshop will receive and use the Irresistible Change Guide. Workshop Pricing. On or before July 31, 2013. After July 31, 2013.

Communication and Collaboration. Team Building and Leadership Workshop

Mike Cardus

Team Building & Leadership Workshop. An interactive workshop focused on developing internal communication processes with lines of accountability and authority for communication, collaboration and getting work done. Communication & Collaboration.

Find the Best Talent for the Job. Training Workshop

Mike Cardus

The University at Buffalo School of Social Work Continuing Education Department and I are offering a 1 day – 6 hour Training workshop: Find the Best Talent for the Job : Implementing a Competency-based Hiring Process.

Thinking Differently Enabling Innovation Workshop Slides and Feedback

Mike Cardus

Here’s photos from the workshop and feedback. The Thinking Differently – Enabling Innovation workshop was an excellent combination of information presentation and a set of exercises that helped make the presentation content come alive. INTERESTED IN THIS Innovation Workshop?

Favorites of 2013–Team Building and Leadership Articles

Mike Cardus

With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2013. 12/27/13 – Images Used in Presentations & Workshops. Favorite Team Building & Leadership Articles 2013. Some good, some OK, some crap…Below are my favorite articles from 2013.

Developing Leaders in Dallas

Kevin Eikenberry

Because over the years some of the most engaging, valuable workshops I have led have been in Dallas. Leadership Learning coaching coaching skills from bud to boss new supervisor skills WorkshopsDallas.

Favorites of 2013–Team Building and Leadership Activities and Simulations

Mike Cardus

With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2013. 12/27/13 – Images Used in Presentations & Workshops. Favorite Team Building & Leadership Activities + Simulations 2013.

March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Welcome to the March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! As a bonus, Jennifer includes an infographic of a 2013 survey by The Institute for Corporate Productivity that demonstrates how critical of an issue change is for today’s organizations.

Real Leaders Sweat

Lead Change Blog

When I facilitate workshops on leadership with students and experienced managers I invite them to share the best leadership advice they’ve ever received. Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Never let ‘em see you sweat.

Avoid This Seductive Leadership Trap

Lead Change Blog

Or: You hear a speaker present a powerful workshop and provide you with critical tools to [.]. Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership Have You Been Here? You’re reading a book – it’s the best leadership development resource you’ve come along in years.

Are you ready to kick butt in 2013?

Women on Business

Right now, the idea of kicking butt in 2013 is probably the last thing on your mind. These could be speaking engagements, guest blogging opportunities, being part of a panel, leading a workshop or class, hosting a Google+ hangout or a Tweetup.

ASQ Buffalo Quality Conference 2013 :: Mike is Presenting

Mike Cardus

ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference. I will be presenting 2 workshops at the ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference – October 15 & 16. ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference. October 15 Quality Conference. October 16 Quality Seminars. At the Millennium Hotel – Buffalo NY.

Solution-Focused Change Process: Three Tools to Create Stability in Turbulent Times. Training Workshop

Mike Cardus

The University at Buffalo School of Social Work Continuing Education Department and I are offering a 1 day – 6 hour Training workshop: Solution-Focused Change Process : Three Tools to Create Stability in Turbulent Times.

Off-roading While Keeping Both Hands on the Wheel

Lead Change Blog

Don has appeared on radio and television, and delivers keynote speeches and workshops across the country and abroad. Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership [This post was co-written by Jay Perry, who is co-author of "Taking Charge of Your Talent" with Don Maruska.]

You Can’t Coach Attitude

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve just finished giving a workshop or a keynote, and someone walks up to me with a question. I wish I had a dime for every time I have experienced this story. It is seldom a question asked in front of the group, but rather separately on the side, alone. “I’ve I’ve got […].

Becoming the Leader You Were Born to Be

Kevin Eikenberry

In December of 2007 I started delivering a workshop, both in public settings open to everyone, and in-house for our Clients. At the time we were working with a marketing partner who wanted to name the workshop Leadership Training Camp, which is exactly what we did.

A New Way to Help the New Leaders in Your Organization

Kevin Eikenberry

In the fall of 2009 Guy Harris and I built and piloted a workshop called the Bud to Boss Workshop. We built the workshop because we knew that [.]. We first delivered it to about 35 new supervisors in downtown Chicago.

An Organizational Attitude Checkup

Kevin Eikenberry

I was leading a workshop with leaders across an organization, and the question came up about attitude. It happens often – this is just a recent example.

Power Up Your Leadership Effectiveness – Use Your Inside Voice

Lead Change Blog

She has recently launched a mobile learning-training app called The 1% Edge Portable Coach (available on all smartphone platforms), authored several books, conduct professional development workshops through-out North America on such topics as creative & innovative thinking, manager as coach, emotional intelligence, time & organizational management, team collaboration to name a few. Posted in Leadership Development Use your inside voice?

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If Developing Leaders is the Question, Training May Not Be the Answer

Kevin Eikenberry

That is a very strange title to read from a guy who has designed and delivered training for the last 25 years, and whose company provides a wide range of workshops, both inside organizations and in public settings.

Decide Already!

Kevin Eikenberry

In the leadership workshops I teach, decision making always comes up. In the consulting and coaching I do, I see the habits and approaches of leaders around decision making. While some people are quite proficient at decision making, more are proficient at not making a decision. Indecision.

Six Ways to See the World through New Lenses—and Lead More Effectively

Leading Blog

Senior managers at Allianz Global Investors, a global asset management company, attended a workshop called Dialogue in the Dark, led by visually impaired trainers who conducted the entire workshop in total darkness.

Motivate with a Memorable “Vision Phrase” that Matters

Michael Lee Stallard

Recently I was helping run workshops on leadership at Texas Christian University (TCU), a university of just under 10,000 students based in Fort Worth, Texas. When you communicate a memorable vision phrase that matters, the people you lead will be more motivated to help achieve it.

Winners Are Born In Difficult Times

Tanveer Naseer

In preparation for a workshop, we reflected on our most defining experiences as individuals, i.e. the experiences that have shaped our lives and made us into who we really are. 2013 Awards. The following is a guest post by Therese S. Kinal.

Sharing Big News – And You Benefit!

Kevin Eikenberry

For the past 6 years, we’ve offered a variety of public workshops across the country in conjunction with our media partner, Briefings Media Group (perhaps you’ve even attended one). And today I’m excited to announce our acquisition of these workshops as the newest way that we are striving to better serve your learning needs.

Attention is Oxygen for Relationships

Michael Lee Stallard

This fall I’ll be teaching an online employee engagement workshop for the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the world’s largest association of training professionals. It’s been said that attention is oxygen for relationships.

Curing the listening flu


Forget those expensive leadership development workshops. . This post was inspired by Wally Bock who recently wrote a great post called Listen like you mean it. I think you should read it. . Being able to listen deeply is foundational to everything else you do as a leader.

The Impact Of Leaders On Personal Transformation

Tanveer Naseer

Bill has led courage-building workshops for NASA, Accenture, CNN, Hugo Boss, and Saks Fifth Avenue. The following is a guest piece by Bill Treasurer. A lot has been written about Transformational Leadership.

030: Why Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Isn’t Enough for Superior Leadership | with David Burnham

Engaging Leader

Upcoming Workshops: Burnham Rosen offers a three-day workshop for individuals and companies on developing Interactive Leadership. Jesse completed this workshop in November 2010 and highly recommends it. (By

Developing Leaders in Seattle

Kevin Eikenberry

While we deliver workshops in many locations around the country, next month we are going to the northwest corner of the continental United States to Seattle to deliver not one, but [.]. It is a big country we live in.

How to Create a Culture Where People Can Grow

Great Results Team Building

Your people will thrive more when… they are encouraged to learn new skills by attending workshops, or allowed to take on new roles that expand their comfort zones.

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Employee Engagement Is Everyone’s Job

Tanveer Naseer

We were in the middle of workshop teaching leadership principles that drive employee engagement—techniques that increase an employee’s emotional commitment to the company they work for. The following is a guest piece by Kevin Kruse.

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The First Step in Self-Awareness Isn’t You - Redux

Leading Blog

In Atlanta, I participated in Speakeasy''s exclusive, invitation-only workshop for C-suite executives. Called "The Leader''s Edge," this intense three-day workshop focused on communication style and delivery with respect to leadership. Human beings—and that includes most leaders—are relational. Self-leadership is fundamental to good leadership, but it is not the end-game. Self-awareness for self-awareness sake has a limited value.

GC20: Gamification at Work: How to Succeed in a Corporate Setting | with Mario Herger

Engaging Leader

Mario also leads the Austrian Innovation Center Silicon Valley (AICSV), which he co-founded in 2013. Mario Herger is co-author of Gamification at Work: Designing Engaging Business Software. He is founder and partner of, launched in October 2011.

FBR - Persuasive Presentations, by Nancy Duarte

Jason Womack

While attending the TEDx workshop day last February, I met Scott, from Duarte Design, after he'd facilitated a workshop on "effective presentations."

Favorites of 2012: Images Used in Team Building, Leadership, Innovation Workshops & Speeches

Mike Cardus

Favorite Images Used in Workshops and Speeches 2012. Looking forward to meeting and working with your team and leaders in 2013. With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2012.

Success is Overrated - How to Fail Beautifully

Great Leadership By Dan

To pre-order her book, ‘The Art of Getting What You Want,’ or to learn more about Lisa’s workshops, seminars and speaking engagements, visit her website: Guest post from Lisa Demayo: “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible.

Leaders: Use stories to help achieve sustainable superior performance

Michael Lee Stallard

Once when I was teaching a leadership workshop in Manhattan, a dozen or so leaders from New York-Presbyterian Hospital were present. During World War II, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt traveled to Seattle, Wash.,