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Step Up & Lead teaches the essential interpersonal behaviors that distinguish leaders from managers. In this four-part series every session is a hands-on, experiential opportunity to grow. The fun and challenging practices build critical skills that increase your confidence and flexibility to meet the challenges and opportunities of the workplace.

 Export to Your Calendar 5/31/2018
When: THURSDAYS: May 31, June 7, 14 & 28, 2018
From 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM
Where: Construction Institute
260 Girard Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut  06105
United States
Presenter: Ellen Feldman Ornato and Jenny Drescher, The Bolder Company
Contact: Laura Eldredge
860-768-5869

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Step Up & Lead

A Bolder Company Event in collaboration with the Construction Institute

4 SESSION LEADERSHIP SERIES


Description

Make Room for Your Dynamic Inner Leader to Emerge

 

Step Up & Lead teaches the essential interpersonal behaviors that distinguish leaders from managers.

 

Learn it-do it-own it:  In this four-part series every session is a hands-on, experiential opportunity to grow. The fun and challenging practices build critical skills that increase your confidence and flexibility to meet the challenges and opportunities of the workplace.

 

Session I: May 31, 2018

Listening: Hone your skills to listen and respond in ways that build rapport and deepen trust

  • Support your ability to listen for opportunity and connection in conversations
  • Reduce disconnects between you and others by focusing how we receive and send information
  • Increase comfort with “out of the box” thinking, creativity, new ideas, and offerings
  • Reduce errors, miscommunications, and conflicts

 

Session II: June 7, 2018

Engagement: Develop your confidence and ease with a variety of people and situations; enhance your business relationship skills

  • Deepen relationships and services with existing and new clients
  • Increases comfort with asking for referrals and digging for additional connections that lead to profitable new business
  • Build creative thinking about prospecting to uncover new opportunities
  • Place focus on finding common ground and bringing creativity, engagement, and openings for new ideas to relationships

Session III: June 14, 2018

Influence and Delegation: Maximize the capabilities of your team and promote cooperation

  • Separate delegation from collaboration and learn how to make clear requests of others
  • Identify your role in influencing outcomes
  • Practice different approaches to making requests of others
  • Elevate your professionalism and build strong relationships with co-workers and clients

Session IV: June 28, 2018

Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Learn to handle challenging individuals and situations with professionalism 

  • Increase your ability to read the cues that others are giving and how to adjust your approach accordingly
  • Place focus on finding common ground and taking other’s perspectives and experiences into account
  • Develop your comfort with different personality and cultural styles and differences
  • Improve your situational awareness and communication; knowing when to step up or fade back in a conversation or situation to influence positive outcomes

NOTE: In-person attendance is required for this session.  Limiting seating is available, so register early!

 

Instructors

 

Ellen Feldman Ornato and Jenny Drescher, The Bolder Company

 

The Bolder Company connects individuals to themselves, to each other, and to the futures of their organizations. With 30+ years of facilitation & coaching experience, they combine fully experiential, improvisation-based learning with grounded, outcomes-focused content to produce deep behavioral change. They are committed to helping people build trust, courage, and levity so that organizations become collaborative, generative environments. Their most popular programs focus on empowering the confidence, clarity, ease, and power of emerging leaders and executives. Their clients include EW/USESI, St. Francis Hospital, AARP, Middlesex Hospital, and the UConn School of Business Career Development Center.

The Bolder Company is the catalyst for the lasting behavioral change that empowers businesses to thrive. Founding Partners Ellen Feldman Ornato and Jenny Drescher have developed programs that bridge the gap between aspirational and actual behaviors, freeing people to live powerfully and to find joy in the work that they perform. They are results driven and bring subject matter expertise in organizational dynamics, Effective Communication, Unconscious Bias & inclusion, DISC & MBTI Personality Type, Facilitation and Presentation skills, and Emotional Intelligence. http://www.theboldercompany.com

 

 

Cost

Members: $1,200* / Non-Members: $1,500

REGISTER AT THIS LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/step-up-and-lead-tickets-44657586042?aff=ConstructionInstitute

NOTE:  This link will take you out of the CI website to an EventBrite page to register.

 

*CI Members, must use the PROMO CODE sent to you via email to receive the member rate. If you are a CI Member and wish to receive the promo code, please contact admin@construction.org.


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