Compassionate leaders see individuals as more than cogs in the machine. They choose people over process and are fully committed to creating a culture of trust through action. Compassionate Leadership is about propelling team members to their potential with a genuine commitment to their well-being. Learn how to check behaviors and practices for impact and align them with your intent. Embody a proactive mindset that nurtures growth, innovation, and risk-taking, all keys to a successful team.
While some might claim that discussing personal happiness during the current crisis is selfish and inappropriate; research reveals the contrary. Those who actively cultivate their own happiness are more resilient, both physically and mentally. That resilience not only serves the individual, it furthers their team and organization. Discover and practice the tools and techniques associated with greater resilience.
Individual crisis reactions are often variable and perplexing. They also naturally differ by type. The Myers-Briggs type indicator (MBTI) can lead to a better understanding of reactions to stress and individual and team responses. Learn how type can be utilized to best support yourself and others during times of crisis.
Developing an Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Plan
Training alone is not enough to drive a successful inclusion plan. Often organizations focus on only one method of creating equity and diversity. This generally leads to less than optimal results. Spend the day learning about the key components that increase the odds of successfully implementing an inclusion plan.
What is bias? And how does it drive decisions? Neither good nor bad, bias is hardwired in the brain. While there are dozens of identified biases, this session focuses on ones that often appear in the workplace. Through examples and discussion, see what their impact can be. Discuss ways to mitigate that impact individually, on teams, and at an organizational level.
To create effective teams, all members must feel included and heard. Feeling ignored by a group impacts commitment and performance. Examine the behaviors that increase inclusion and those that may make individuals feel excluded. Create more engagement through intentional involvement of all employees. In the afternoon, learn how our experiences with differences impact our views and perceptions. Explore ways to define difference and how those definitions impact those around us. Develop skills to enhance awareness and positively impact communication.
There is a high cost to workplace incivility. Unfortunately, unkind and discourteous behaviors have become the norm in many organizations. Learn how to recognize when and how to hold people accountable for the often subtle and insidious behaviors associated with incivility. Take away tools that help build a culture of individual and team accountability.
Feeling exhausted? That many are suffering from pandemic fatigue is unsurprising. After many months, the fallout of COVID is unrelenting. The future is uncertain. Anxiety over social isolation, possible job loss and individual and family health is at a peak. Explore effective coping strategies to reduce the toll of this unprecedented phenomenon. Learn how to maintain balance while remaining safe. Take steps to replenish and practice rejuvenating self-care practices.