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Appreciative Leadership: Positive Principles for Transforming Your Workplace

This course is for established and aspiring leaders. It is offered in three parts and offers a solid foundation for any leadership practice. Sessions can be taken individually or the series taken in its entirety. In total these sessions weave together the key elements of what today's leaders need to know as we move into this new decade.

Application activities and exercises will be included.

This course is designed as a comprehensive leadership development program. Ideally registrants will be at their own computer participating actively in the session. However, an organizational connection fee is also available for groups of participants.


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Part One: Appreciative Leadership: Positive Principles for Transforming Your Workplace
  • January 14, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

From Management to Leadership - This provocative session explores the concept of leadership and distinguishes it from management. Appreciative leadership and its elements will be explored with application to the individuals practice.

  • February 4, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Creating Commitment in Your Workforce - Leadership strategies for strengthening organizational commitment of employees is the focus of this session. The importance of high level employee engagement cannot be overstated. Concrete examples of effective strategies will be offered.

  • March 4, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Cultivating the Leadership Relationship - Leadership exists only in the context of a relationship which makes this topic crucial for effectiveness. The latest research from positive psychology is incorporated in this session with concrete suggestions for establishing a powerful leader-follower connection.

  • April 1, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Communicating for Leadership Effectiveness - Every leader knows that in today's fast-paced, high tech world, communication is more important than ever. Practical skills and strategies are identified here that increase the leader's effectiveness. Special communication issues are examined such as managing e-mail, using social media, communication during times of tumultuous change.


Part Two: The Leader as Coach: Positive Principles for Transforming Your Workplace
  • May 13, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

So You Wanna Be a Coach? - This session outlines a process for coaching that is highly interactive and non-linear in nature. Practical principles and tips are shared and an assessment process is included.

  • June 3, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Creating Effective Rewards & Recognitions - Too many reward and recognition efforts are limited to the "toy & trinkets" approach. This session provides a sound grounding in the principles of intrinsic motivation and ways to create meaningful and lasting results from your efforts.

  • July 8, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Building Accountability into the Work Culture - The first step to creating an accountable healthcare organization is to create a culture of accountability within the work place. Four steps for achieving high levels of employee accountability are explored and self-assessment questions offered. Specific leadership strategies for addressing victim thinking and lack of accountability are included.

  • August 5, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Managing Performance - Most leaders find managing their low or inadequate performers to be one of the most difficult aspects of their job. Basic principles are reviewed here along with practical tips to help the leader face this difficult challenge. Special difficult situations will be addressed, such as bullying behavior and personality disorders.


Part Three: Getting Results! Positive Principles for Transforming Your Workplace
  • September 9, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Creating Shared Leadership Teams - There is probably no skill more crucial today than the ability to create shared leadership within your area of responsibility. This session explores ways to effectively transfer responsibility to others and suggests a process for creating a shared leadership team.

  • October 7, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Conflict Resolution Skills for Today's Leaders - Stressors in the workplace are on the rise and every leader needs skills for resolving conflict. This session covers practical principles for delivering difficult feedback, engaging in crucial conversations, and negotiating your way to a win-win solution.

  • November 4, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Appreciative Inquiry & Polarity Management as Alternatives to Traditional Process Improvement - This session puts two additional approaches for dealing with issues into the hands of leaders. Appreciative inquiry is powerful action research methodology that builds on what is going right. Polarity management is based on understanding that many issues are polarities to be managed rather than problems to be solved.

  • December 2, 2014
  • Tuesday
  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM EST

Managing During Times of Extreme Change!! - Nothing challenges leaders like having to deal with the unrelenting crush of change we are experiencing in today's world. This session offers practical tips for managing change and dealing with emotional reactions of employees.



Pricing:


Individual webinar $59 / person
Organization $229 / webinar


SPECIAL OFFER: Individuals who register for the entire series (12 sessions), can purchase an autographed copy of From Management to Leadership: Transforming the Health Care Environment, Dr. Manion's latest book, for $60. This is a $75 value.



CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations will be accepted up until 7 days prior to the scheduled event and a full refund offered minus a $25 administrative fee.


REFUND POLICY:No refunds are offered after the webinar has aired. However, if you are not completely happy with the webinar you attended, you may attend another webinar free-of-charge by contacting Dr. Manion.