Teambuilders: General Employee Trainings

Tools
 

Along with the extensive experience of the Crothers Consulting team, we can bring you best practices in all areas of HR consulting and coaching.


When we partner with you, we bring training and assessments from experts like:

  • The Leadership Circle
  • Coaches Training Institute (CTI)
  • DiSC
  • WorldatWork
  • Myers Briggs Talent Inventory
  • Korn Ferry PROFILOR (PDI)

Contact us to begin the process!

Building a Strengths-Based Team Using Strengthsfinders (T1)


Overview:


StrengthsFinder 2.0 has become a popular tool for conducting teambuilding at corporations, nonprofits and faith-based organizations around the globe. "Building a Strengths Based Team" is designed to maximize the applicability of the StrengthsFinders assessment by focusing on the strengths of all members of a team. Participants will learn how to leverage their own strengths as well as their teammates for maximum productivity.


Topics:

  • The business case for focusing on our strengths
  • Understanding the Strengthsfinders concepts
  • Review of what each strength means and how it can be applied at work
  • How to identify our strengths
  • What are the strengths of this group?
  • How we can leverage our strengths as a team


Working in a Multigenerational Workforce (T2)


Overview:


There is a new generational mix at work with Generation Z entering the workforce. Kira Copperman, author of Gen-Speak®, provides evidence-based approaches to working more effectively with each generation. Each generation brings their own value to the workplace, however, working together can pose some unique challenges.

This program provides strategies and techniques to harness the strengths of each of the generations for a more productive work environment. This interactive program provides a thorough background of each generation including: traits, influences, communication styles, and work styles. Participants learn how to work with each generation to maximize productivity and reduce workplace conflict. Common “generation clashes” are highlighted along with techniques to reduce misunderstanding and frustration, and increase cooperation and teamwork.

Topics:

  • Demographic information, traits and influences about each generation
  • Perceptions of each generations employees: myths versus realities
  • Communication strategies
  • Collaboration techniques
  • Communication preferences
  • Tips on flexing to each generation
  • Engagement strategies


Working Effectively with Different Styles -
Using DiSC (T3)


Overview:


What is the key to a successful workplace? Communication! This program provides strategies and techniques to recognize and understand different communication styles for a more productive work environment. Participants will assess their own style, learn how to recognize other people’s style and discover how to flex their communication to maximize productivity and reduce workplace conflict. This half day program provides practical tools that can be put to use immediately.

Topics:

  • Understanding the four different styles
  • Style assessment
  • Reading other people’s style
  • The differences between styles
  • How to have difficult conversations considering your style
  • Common clashes between styles
  • How to flex your style to decrease conflict and improve understanding


Improve Your Emotional Intelligence (T4)


Overview:


Studies conducted across hundreds of organizations have demonstrated a correlation between emotional intelligence (EI) and effective performance.
In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing work environment, superior intellectual, technical and analytical ability is not enough. In fact, EI has been shown to be twice as important as other drivers of job performance such as IQ and technical skills. The good news is that EI can be learned and improved over time. Participants will strengthen skills that are part of being emotionally intelligent. Activities and exercises allow for practical application of these skills.


Topics:


  • The business case for improving emotional intelligence
  • Emotional intelligence self-assessment
  • Self-awareness – triggers and motivators
  • Self-management – stress management and change management tools
  • Social awareness – the role of empathy and organizational awareness
  • Relationship management - collaboration techniques
  • Case studies and workplace applications
  • Blind spots with emotional intelligence
  • Techniques for ongoing EI improvement
  • Individualized action plan


Creating a New Normal: Time Management for the Remote Worker (T5)


Overview:

Remote working has become the new norm these days, however some of us are not used to working under such conditions. Managing kids, home life, and business can be arduous and challenging at best. This course is focused on helping the newly remote worker establish effective time management skills that will help them effectively manage the remote work environment to help increase productivity, efficiency and work effectiveness.


Topics:

  • Basic principles of time management with remote working
  • Best practices for managing a chaotic work environment
  • Importance of creating your own workspace
  • Nine practical ways to improve time management skills
  • The '4 D’s' of time management


Design the Life You Love Workshop (T6)

Overview:


Deconstructing and breaking current reality is necessary to enable us to shift our perspective to see the same things differently, in order to reconstruct a new reality that is more than the sum of its parts. Helping people get focused on what matters most and how they can begin to refocus their life to achieve what they desire.

Topics:

  • Deconstruct your life creatively
  • Focus on values
  • Shift your point of view from the present to the future
  • Reconstruct your life and decide what really matters
  • Express the life you love as a great new design and live the life you love


Trust is the Key to Strong Organizations (T7)


Overview:


This program will build awareness and understanding of the elements and dynamics that enable trust among team members, using the principles and behaviors of Stephen M. Covey’s book, The Speed of Trust. Participants will begin to practice enhancing trust among themselves and ultimately within relationships, organizations and ultimately society.


Topics:

  • Trust definition
  • Relationship among trust, speed and cost
  • The Five Waves of Trust
  • Trust behaviors
  • Cores of credibility
  • Trust: A belief that those on whom we depend will meet our expectations


Enhanced Negotiation Skills using DiSC (T8)


Overview:


Understanding the personal preferences and style of the person sitting on the other side of the negotiating table provides people with a huge advantage. If you are heading into a negotiation with someone with a distinctive high C-Style, you’ll know to be prepared to discuss data, information and details. If you try the same method with a high I-Style, they may become disengaged or worse, feel overwhelmed and avoid contact with you.


How hard should you push your negotiating partner? Since the styles vary so widely, understanding the basics of each personality and what they crave most is key to successfully navigating a negotiation with them.


This session will provide participants insight on their personal style and that of their colleagues, thereby making the negotiation process easier to navigate. Prerequisite: DiSC assessment and training.


Topics:

  • Revisit DiSC styles
  • Negotiation and stakeholder engagement
  • What is a stakeholder?
  • Stakeholders project alignment
  • Negotiation skills and DiSC style
  • Relating to dimension behavior
  • Stakeholder engagement levels