I seldom get photos of myself in action so I'm grateful to Margaret Krafft who took photos during my presentation for the NACM (National Association of Credit Management) conference. My topic-- "How to Deliver a Difficult Message." Great group. Fun day! I love interactive #presentations!
Build A Bike events last 90-120 minutes and are perfect for large or small
groups. Each team builds a bike.
They are a perfect way to create team cohesion, to build,
morale, explore communication topics, or kick off an administrative meeting.
--The event starts with a fun icebreaker.
--Teams then create flags, names and a cheer to perform.
(Super fun!) --Teams compete to answer puzzles and get bicycle parts to
build their bike. --Teams discover that they must share knowledge/parts to
make their bikes. --Charity comes to accept the bikes.
are subject to change and come through my affiliation with The Leaders
Institute. They include their fee, all art supplies, and the bicycles.
$175 for every team of 5-7 attendees +$900 base fee. Ideal minimum
number for event is 20 people.Maximum can be 300 people.
The human brain craves and
is hard-wired for stories. According to
researchers Prentice and Gerrig, our brains are built to process information
from stories. This explains why simply listing facts is less effective than telling an illustrative story.
According to Professor Uri Hasson, from Princeton, a
story is the only way to activate parts in the brain so that a listener turns
the story into their own idea and experience. Researchers have found that when listening to a powerpoint, only the language centers of the brain light up. When listening to a story, all the sensory areas of the brain also light up. Telling a story is like hacking into someone's brain. It is the most effective way to inspire, motivate, and persuade.
A new workshop for Spring! I'm inspired. Leaving off the name of the client. Can you imagine your team taking some time together to explore how to increase trust -- and performance?
Building Trust to
Enhance Excellence at ____
In decades of research across all industries, the presence
or absence of trust in an organization is the most important ingredient in an
High trust organizations collaborate more effectively,
operate faster, and achieve sustainable results.
The number one job of any leader is to inspire trust. Trust
releases the creativity and capacities of individuals to do their best work. The
great news is that trust can be repaired and high trust cultures can be created
In this 3 part series participants will:
·Examine two dimensions of trust within the
culture of ____
·Explore the costs of low trust and the benefits
of high trust cultures.
·Use assessments to explore trust within departments
·Explore strengths and areas for growth in
·Learn basic strategies in Emotional Intelligence
·Use EI skills to increase congruence and trust
·Use a matrix tool to mitigate risks when
·Learn and practice behaviors to increase and
·Practice telling stories to communicate positive
intent and build a trusting culture.
·Analyze organizational structures that build or
This article is dated but the research is not. Understanding our purpose at work, connecting to others and the meaning of our tasks enlivens engagement, productivity, and morale at work.
Check out the article here.