PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

TRAINING SESSIONS

Accelerate Your Learning


Accelerate Your Learning Learn how to make your learning fun and effective – the ‘SIMPLer’ way.

  • Getting into the right state
  • Discover your preferred input style
  • How to ‘make it your own’
  • Top memory tips
  • Using the review cycle




Coping With Change


Coping With Change Learn how to enhance your resilience in responding to change.

  • Your views about change?
  • Comfort zones
  • How people typically react to change
  • Your change style profile
  • 10 strategies for coping with change




Personal Accountability


Personal Accountability Learn how to think positively, take control and make a real difference.

  • It all starts with you!
  • Avoiding the victim mindset
  • The accountable attitude and payoffs
  • Tackling personal ‘response-ability’
  • Action: how I can make a difference?




Managing Expectations


Managing Expectations Learn how to work effectively with those people who want more, better and faster.

  • The 3 key issues in managing expectations
  • Communication and avoiding conflicting messages
  • Information Gathering – what do they really need?
  • Clarifying perceptions and managing uncertainties
  • Saying ‘No’ and building win-win relationships




Identify Your Strengths


Identify Your Strengths Learn how to make the most of your unique strengths and talents.

  • Strengths and weaknesses?
  • Characteristics of a strength
  • The 3 key ‘clues’ to your strengths
  • Identifying your strengths
  • Putting your strengths to work




Problem Solving


Problem Solving Learn how to apply the techniques of effective problem solving.

  • The 5 different types of problem
  • Stages in effective problem solving
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Developing creative solutions
  • Case studies – skills practice




Positive Thinking


Positive Thinking Learn how to empower yourself to develop a positive ‘can-do’ mindset…

  • Benefits of positive and negative thinking?
  • Pot fillers and pot drillers
  • Recognising triggers of negative thoughts
  • Overcoming twisted thinking
  • Positive thinking techniques




Effective Teamwork Skills


Effective Teamwork Skills Learn how to contribute your best as an effective team member.

  • What every team needs for success
  • Key skills for effective teamwork
  • The ‘olympic standard’ team member
  • Contracting with your team
  • Skill practice




Decision Making


Decision Making Learn how to apply a range of techniques to inform your decisions.

  • The 2 ways of making decisions
  • How do you make decisions?
  • The 6 steps to decision making
  • 5 tips for furiously fast decision making
  • Practical activities




Time Management - 1


Time Management – 1 Learn how to effectively manage your time and priorities.

  • Time – the most valuable resource?
  • Self-analysis: 5P’s of time management
  • Handling common time stealers
  • Managing your priorities
  • Practical tips and techniques




Skills for Receptionists


Skills for Receptionists Learn how to develop the key skills for role effectiveness.

  • That all important first impression
  • Projecting the best self-image
  • The do’s and don’ts of listening
  • Asking the right questions
  • ABC technique – handling angry callers




Time Management - 2


Time Management – 2 Learn how to apply more techniques to better manage your time.

  • Personal time log review (pre-work activity)
  • Focusing your time – effort v impact
  • Effective scheduling
  • Overcoming procrastination
  • Controlling the paperwork




Commitment (Make it Happen)


Commitment (Make it Happen) Learn how to apply proven, yet simple techniques to follow through on your good intentions and make them a reality.

  • Commitments and you
  • The single, most powerful thing you can do
  • Triggers – moving good intentions into action
  • The 3 simple steps to forming a new habit
  • Planning to deliver on commitments
(Note: This course can be delivered in either 90 minute or 60 minute formats).




Continuous Improvement


Continuous Improvement Learn how to apply techniques to help become more innovative at work…

  • Innovation and continuous improvement
  • The CI process
  • Developing positive and innovative mind-sets
  • 7 habits of highly pragmatic people
  • GROW for continuous improvement





Brand 'YOU'


Brand ‘YOU’ Learn how to differentiate yourself from others and achieve personal success.

  • Great brands are no accident!
  • Why you need a distinctive brand
  • You as CEO of ME plc
  • Personal branding: the essentials
  • Designing Brand ‘YOU’




Creative Thinking


Creative Thinking Learn how to generate fresh perspectives and innovative ideas.

  • What is creativity?
  • The 2 types of thinking
  • Creativity killers
  • Techniques for generating new ideas
  • Skills practice




Personal Effectiveness


Personal Effectiveness Learn how to apply the 7 habits of highly effective people.

  • The 7 habits – overview
  • Proactivity, planning and prioritising
  • Building win-win relationships
  • Staying sharp and balanced
  • Actions to develop your effectiveness?




Managing Upwards


Managing Upwards Learn how to build a constructive relationship with your boss.

  • What’s it like managing you?
  • Understanding your boss’s priorities
  • Working with different styles of manager
  • Top tips to make an impact
  • Identifying practical actions




It's Your Appraisal


It’s Your Appraisal Learn how to get the best from your appraisal review.

  • Appraisal – your hopes and concerns?
  • Taking a proactive approach
  • Actions checklist – before, during and after
  • Receiving and giving feedback
  • Skills practice




Rapid Reading


Rapid Reading Learn how to increase your reading speed and efficiency.

  • How fast do you read now?
  • Exploding a few reading myths!
  • Techniques to improve reading speed
  • Skimming and visual note-taking
  • Practice applying the techniques




Sharpen Your Memory


Sharpen Your Memory Learn how to boost your memory by adopting some practical tools and techniques…

  • The key factors for a sharp memory
  • Attention – the ability to focus
  • Useful memory tools
  • Memory and your senses
  • Practical activities




Get It Done!


Get It Done! Learn how to achieve things and get the results you want.

  • Assessment: are you an achiever?
  • Self-motivation – getting unstuck
  • Getting focused and overcoming blockages
  • Working S.M.A.R.T.E.R.
  • Identifying practical actions




Develop Yourself


Develop Yourself Learn how to maximise your own personal development.

  • Your orientation to self-development?
  • Learning – what, why and how
  • Your learning style preferences
  • Identifying development opportunities
  • Personal development planning tips




70:20:10 Development


70:20:10 Development Learn how to apply the 70:20:10 model of personal development…

  • You’re an amazing learner!
  • How we Learn
  • The 70:20:10 Model
  • Putting 70:20:10 into practice
  • Planning and recording 70:20:10 learning




Succeed at Interviews


Succeed at Interviews Learn how to create positive impact in the interviews you attend.

  • Top 10 interviewee mistakes to avoid
  • Preparation – getting yourself ready
  • First impressions – the opening 3 minutes
  • During – maintaining a positive impression
  • Skills practice




Collaborating With Others


Collaborating With Others Learn how to solve problems by focusing on shared values to achieve a common goal…

  • What is collaboration?
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Benefits of collaboration
  • Barriers to collaboration
  • Collaboration skills to develop




Visual Thinking


Visual Thinking Learn how to create visual maps and transform your thinking skills.

  • Whole brain thinking
  • What is visual mapping?
  • Producing a visual map
  • Identifying the many uses
  • Skills practice




Overcoming Unconscious Bias


Overcoming Unconscious Bias Learn how to apply techniques to increase your awareness of diversity and bias…

  • What is unconscious bias?
  • How do biases develop?
  • Explain the impact of bias
  • Overcoming unconscious bias
  • How to reduce unconscious bias





Accelerate Your Learning


Accelerate Your Learning Learn how to make your learning fun and effective – the ‘SIMPLer’ way.

  • Getting into the right state
  • Discover your preferred input style
  • How to ‘make it your own’
  • Top memory tips
  • Using the review cycle




Coping With Change


Coping With Change Learn how to enhance your resilience in responding to change.

  • Your views about change?
  • Comfort zones
  • How people typically react to change
  • Your change style profile
  • 10 strategies for coping with change




Personal Accountability


Personal Accountability Learn how to think positively, take control and make a real difference.

  • It all starts with you!
  • Avoiding the victim mindset
  • The accountable attitude and payoffs
  • Tackling personal ‘response-ability’
  • Action: how I can make a difference?




Managing Expectations


Managing Expectations Learn how to work effectively with those people who want more, better and faster.

  • The 3 key issues in managing expectations
  • Communication and avoiding conflicting messages
  • Information Gathering – what do they really need?
  • Clarifying perceptions and managing uncertainties
  • Saying ‘No’ and building win-win relationships




Identify Your Strengths


Identify Your Strengths Learn how to make the most of your unique strengths and talents.

  • Strengths and weaknesses?
  • Characteristics of a strength
  • The 3 key ‘clues’ to your strengths
  • Identifying your strengths
  • Putting your strengths to work




Problem Solving


Problem Solving Learn how to apply the techniques of effective problem solving.

  • The 5 different types of problem
  • Stages in effective problem solving
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Developing creative solutions
  • Case studies – skills practice




Positive Thinking


Positive Thinking Learn how to empower yourself to develop a positive ‘can-do’ mindset…

  • Benefits of positive and negative thinking?
  • Pot fillers and pot drillers
  • Recognising triggers of negative thoughts
  • Overcoming twisted thinking
  • Positive thinking techniques




Effective Teamwork Skills


Effective Teamwork Skills Learn how to contribute your best as an effective team member.

  • What every team needs for success
  • Key skills for effective teamwork
  • The ‘olympic standard’ team member
  • Contracting with your team
  • Skill practice




Decision Making


Decision Making Learn how to apply a range of techniques to inform your decisions.

  • The 2 ways of making decisions
  • How do you make decisions?
  • The 6 steps to decision making
  • 5 tips for furiously fast decision making
  • Practical activities




Time Management - 1


Time Management – 1 Learn how to effectively manage your time and priorities.

  • Time – the most valuable resource?
  • Self-analysis: 5P’s of time management
  • Handling common time stealers
  • Managing your priorities
  • Practical tips and techniques




Skills for Receptionists


Skills for Receptionists Learn how to develop the key skills for role effectiveness.

  • That all important first impression
  • Projecting the best self-image
  • The do’s and don’ts of listening
  • Asking the right questions
  • ABC technique – handling angry callers




Time Management - 2


Time Management – 2 Learn how to apply more techniques to better manage your time.

  • Personal time log review (pre-work activity)
  • Focusing your time – effort v impact
  • Effective scheduling
  • Overcoming procrastination
  • Controlling the paperwork




Commitment (Make it Happen)


Commitment (Make it Happen) Learn how to apply proven, yet simple techniques to follow through on your good intentions and make them a reality.

  • Commitments and you
  • The single, most powerful thing you can do
  • Triggers – moving good intentions into action
  • The 3 simple steps to forming a new habit
  • Planning to deliver on commitments
(Note: This course can be delivered in either 90 minute or 60 minute formats).




Continuous Improvement


Continuous Improvement Learn how to apply techniques to help become more innovative at work…

  • Innovation and continuous improvement
  • The CI process
  • Developing positive and innovative mind-sets
  • 7 habits of highly pragmatic people
  • GROW for continuous improvement





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