On Location Workshops
Riding the Current™ In-house Programs or On Location
Team or Unit Sessions
When organizations wish to bring the workshops in-house to allow work units or teams to do the program together, each participant receives the book, the workbook, and all accompanying materials. The sessions are done in groups up to 30 and should have at least 6 participants. It is possible to accommodate up to 2 teams in the same session so long as the total enrollment does not exceed 24.
The workshop is designed for managers who have direct reports and desire to improve the acquisition of essential knowledge by the organization and to enhance knowledge sharing.
Riding the Current™ for Managers: Guiding Not Guarding
Workshops designed for managers are designed for up to 12 participants so that deep discussion can occur.
The session is a single 2-4 hour session depending on the specific desires of the client. All participants will receive the book Riding the Current: How to deal with the daily deluge of data and the accompanying materials.The workshop is designed for managers who have direct reports and desire to improve the acquisition of essential knowledge by the organization and to enhance knowledge sharing.
Innovative Brain Days
The day is designed for groups from 30 to 300 and for any age from 8 to 80. The exercises are all designed to develop collaborative intelligence by demanding out of the box thinking. It is preferable to conduct the event out of doors, but it can be accommodated inside so long as the facility is very large and open. The activities of the day are selected for the event from more than 200 exercises.
Essays in Two Voices
Essays in Two Voices is a unique process for individuals to explore topics together. The purpose is not to come to agreement but rather to come to mutual understanding. Once learned, the process has been adjusted for specific situations to achieve real results. It has been used to gain understanding of how a team sees their mission. It has been used in graduate schools for students to discover their research question. It has been used in marriages to enrich conversation and understanding between spouses. It has been used to repair friendships that have suffered in the past. It has been used by colleagues to explore a question together.
This work session is designed to present a unique technique for exploring topics of interest or need among staff, members, or participants.
Leading through Storytelling
If you’ve heard about the power of storytelling but are still uncertain that you can ‘pull it off,’ this workshop is for you. It will explain why and how story works. It will offer experience in storytelling in a safe environment. It will provide real techniques for using story in the workplace. You will learn how to construct a story as well as how to bring power into the telling. The entire workshop is designed to be practical.
This nuts and bolts workshop is designed for managers and senior staff identified for future managerial positions, but staff at any level can benefit.
Story and the Secret of Great Communications
Are your messages getting through the massive barrage of information we all experience today? Are staff so consumed, they haven't time to read your communications when they see them? Do your executives need to participate more effectively in communications? If any of these questions feel familiar, this workshop will help you learn how to employ a powerful method for conveying your message – and do it in a way that captures engagement.
The purpose of this workshop is to explore the uses of story in effective communications. The primary audience for this workshop are internal communications staff and managers.