Conference & Events

Upcoming public or membership workshops listed below. Interested in a training for your organization? Contact us below.

  • October 18, 2017

    Leadership Northwest: Leveraging Interaction Communication Styles to Improve Trust, Credibility, Influence and Persuasion

    Leadership Northwest is a program designed to develop resourceful, motivated business leaders who are committed to making Northwest Connecticut a better place to live and work. This one-day training addresses core interaction style patterns and corresponding core beliefs, talents, drives and stressors and how to effectively shift perspective to significantly improve communication and problem solving.

  • October 20, 2017

    Stress Management for the Non-Profit Professional

    Rational analysis provides only half the solution to successful problem solving.  Also required is our ability to identify our own emotions, accurately perceive what others are feeling and successfully communicate our feelings to be heard and understood.  Together we will explore and apply key principles of emotional intelligence to reduce stress, effectively respond to challenging situations and increase personal fulfillment and positive communication outcomes. For more information, visit:

  • December 6, 2017

    Make Your Values Statement Stick! 

    Research demonstrates that the greater the degree of shared values between the employee and the organization, the greater the degree of employee satisfaction and investment.  Whether your objective is to create or revitalize your team organization’s Value Statement, this interactive workshop will provide you the methodology and experience for success. You will learn the core concepts behind a successful Values Statement and you will practice and apply this process in a group setting.

  • January 31, 2018

    Jumpstart Your Team Innovation

    Are scarce time and resources negatively impacting your team’s performance?  Do stress triggers out weight stress solutions?  Needing positive intervention skills – now?  We are all stressed for time, and communication is among the first to suffer. Yet our success depends upon our ability to be heard and understood, and to manage meetings where others actively participate.  This engaging and interactive workshop draws upon decades of research on communication style patterns including initiating and responding, and outcome and process-focused communication.

  • February 14, 2018

    From Group Think to Team Think: The Critical Role of the Standing Alone

    Diversity of thought is critical to effective problem solving. Examine, apply and model key Emotional Intelligence skills to successfully support independent thinking – essential for problem solving, emotional autonomy and confidence for you and your team going forward.

    Location to be announced.

  • March 1, 2018

    Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback: A Fundamental Team Activity

    Improve challenging relationships by understanding and practicing 3 Emotional Intelligence behaviors intricately related to effective and motivational communication. Learn the 4 types of feedback with appropriate application to leverage this gift of data with your team. Location to be announced.

  • March 8, 2018

    Transforming Conflict to Creative Solutions

    Location to be announced.

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