TRAINING + COACHING

Achieve results by giving managers and employees the skills needed to do great work.

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Today’s workforce wants to be developed, and to work for well–developed managers.

They want employers who are committed to growing their skills, talents, and careers.
They also want to work for capable managers, but research tells us that most managers are underdeveloped.

 
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68% of workers identify training and
development as the most important company offering

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87% of managers feel underprepared,
stating they wish they received more training

 

INVEST IN YOUR PEOPLE AND THEY'LL INVEST IN YOU

Our training and coaching programs equip your workforce with the skills and tools they need to lead with competence and confidence.

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Designed for you

STEP 1: DISCOVER

Learn about your unique challenges and goals. This step may include gathering input from prospective training and coaching recipients to clarify objectives.

STEP 2: DEVELOP

Collaboratively design a program that meets your needs. Solutions range from a one-time training to a series of sessions combined with coaching.

STEP 3: DELIVER

Deliver training through an engaging blend of experiential learning, lecture, coaching, discussion, reflection, and goal setting. Evaluate program impact.

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TRAINING TOPICS

 
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Signature programs for

EMPLOYEES AT ALL LEVELS


DEVELOPING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is the most influential factor in job performance and healthy relationships. Learn what it is, why it's important, and practical ways to develop the four EQ skills: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.

[Half or full day]

CONSTRUCTIVE CONVERSATIONS™

Resolving conflict or delivering difficult feedback can be hard for many of us. This model teaches participants a practical framework for engaging in these challenging, but important conversations with confidence and effectiveness.

[Half or full day]

WORKING WITH
DIFFERENT STYLES

Using the DISC behavioral model, improve communication and teamwork by increasing awareness of individual working styles and learning how to adapt to others’ needs and preferences. DISC assessments with individual and team culture reports are included.

[Half day]

LIVING into YOUR VALUES

We lead with consistency and confidence when aligned with our values—the guiding beliefs that matter most to us. But we have to know them to live into them. Participants will identify their core values, evaluate alignment, and deepen understanding of their colleagues in this training.

[Half day]

PARADOXICAL PRESENCE: GROUNDED + OPEN

The balance between a grounded sense of confidence and a curious, empathetic openness is delicate, but essential. This training helps participants embrace and develop these seemingly paradoxical skills to maximize individual and team performance.

[Full day]

UNCONSCIOUS BIAS

We all have it, and are influenced by it on a daily basis. Increase understanding of different types of bias and the ways in which they influence individuals and systems. Then, focus forward on practical ways to minimize bias in your workplace.

[Half day]

LEADING WITH STRENGTHS

Using the StrengthsFinder model, learn how to identify, develop, and leverage unique talents in yourself and others. Shifting from a focus on fixing weaknesses to building on strengths can feel counterintuitive, but its impact on performance and engagement is profound.

[Half day]

DUAL BRAND REPRESENTATION

Every employee represents his/her personal brand and the organization’s brand at all times. Leverage this! With a focus on digital presence, teach employees how to define and manage their personal brand, while also influentially advocating for the organization.

[Half day]

 
 
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Signature programs for

PEOPLE MANAGERS WITH DIRECT REPORTS


TRANSITIONING INTO MANAGEMENT

The shift from individual contributor to manager is challenging—in fact, 87% feel underprepared and 60% fail within the first two years. This training introduces new managers to essential concepts and tools to help them successfully navigate the transition.

[Full day or multi-day]

CLIMATE IS KEY

Individual and team performance is contingent upon a healthy work climate—one in which people feel valued, safe, and connected. Using recent findings from neuroscience, managers will learn how to create a work environment that maximizes engagement, motivation, and performance.

[Half day]

GIVING feedback

Skillfully delivering feedback—positive and constructive—is a critical management responsibility. It reinforces the good, and guides needed behavioral changes. This training explores the importance of effective feedback and teaches practical, repeatable frameworks for delivering it.

[Half or full day]

THE JOBS OF A LEADER

What is the difference between management and leadership? What are the six jobs of every manager? This training explores answers to these questions and equips leaders with enhanced role clarity and tools for success.

[Half or full day]

LEADING THROUGH CHANGE

In an ever-increasing complex environment, change is the new normal, and it’s challenging for managers and employees alike. In this training, managers will learn how to effectively prepare for, communicate, and lead employees through change.

[Half day]

DEVELOPING + COACHING YOUR PEOPLE

One of a manager’s primary responsibilities is to develop his/her employees. This training will introduce essential learning theories and teach practical approaches to developing employees, with a deep dive focus on coaching, using the GROW model.

[Half day]

DELIVERING RESULTS THROUGH YOUR TEAM

When desired results aren’t achieved, it can be difficult to pinpoint the reason why. In this training, managers will learn the five drivers of employee performance, plus a framework for troubleshooting performance challenges.

[Half day]

YOUR LEADERSHIP PHILOSOPHY

People trust leaders who are grounded, authentic, and consistent. Through a guided process, managers will articulate who they are and what they stand for as a leader. This leadership philosophy will serve as an anchor in their leadership moving forward.

[Half or full day]

 
 
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COACHING

Training + coaching


Maximize program impact by integrating 1:1 coaching in between training sessions to personalize learning and application.
 

Individual leadership coaching


Partner with a coach for focused, individualized development—gain clarity, overcome roadblocks, and grow in your leadership.
 
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Client feedback

 

"Abbey is a fantastic facilitator; her teaching style creates engagement and learning. She approaches instructional contexts with thought and intentionality, delivering high quality learning experiences."

Christa Sandidge | Assistant Director, NNU Center for Professional Development

 

"I've been through a lot of training programs over the years. This has been the most relevant one, and first I haven't wanted to fall asleep in."

Survey response from participant in leadership development program

 
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LET’S CONNECT

All consultations are free of charge and unwanted sales tactics.

We look forward to learning about your training and coaching goals.