Speed Workshops

Speed Workshops

1. Creating Successful Outcomes in Difficult Conversations

Tuesday, November 17, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cost $99, Workshop size: 8-25 people
Coach: Jordan Goldrich, BA, MA

* What are difficult conversations and why can they make or break your career
* How to give negative feedback and still keep the relationship positive
* How to manage the strong negative emotions that are triggered by difficult conversations
* Write a plan with a script for an important conversation in your life
* How to respond effectively to personal attacks and unfair criticism
* Practice and receive feedback

2. Navigating Change: Keeping Your Management Career on Track

Monday, December 14, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cost $135 (includes a Change Style and Personality Style Assessment)
Workshop size: 8-25 people
Coach: Jordan Goldrich, BA, MA

* Road map for moving from key contributor to manager to executive
* Leadership best practices and competencies
* Identify and manage career derailers
* How to leverage your change style and temperament for success
* 10 “quick hit” strategies for becoming recognized as an excellent manager
* Self assessment of strengths and development needs
* Build a development plan

3. Taking Charge of Change

Thursday, November 19, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cost $119, Workshop size: 6-25 people
Location: Chempetitive Group, 11010 Roselle Street, Suite 110, San Diego, CA 92121
Coach: Sharon Griggs, MA, MBA; Managing Director of the Del Mar Center for Strategic Change & Leadership

Participants are encouraged to bring a short description of a real-life business change they are facing as the context for this workshop; if you do not have one, a case study will be assigned. A workbook will be included. Please bring a brown bag dinner. Workshop Outcomes include:

• A personal Change Style Assessment profile and interpretation so that you will understand how different work styles can benefit the change process
• A clear picture of the personal impacts (both opportunities and challenges) the change will create and action plans to address them
• An understanding of the effects of the change on the work environment, work outputs, and information management and flow
• A blueprint for using this change management model back at your workplace

4. Incorporating the Art and Skill of Coaching into Your Management Toolkit

Saturday, December 12 , 9:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost $149, Workshop size: 5-25 people
Coach: Sharon Griggs, MA, MBA; Managing Director of the Del Mar Center for Strategic Change & Leadership

Today’s best managers need to be able to coach their employees. The transition from manager to coach requires both art and skill. Learn the art and practice the skills of coaching through individual and group exercises and transform your relationship with your employees forever. Workshop Outcomes include:

* A self-assessment that will reveal your tendencies towards each of four roles: instructor, mentor, manager and coach
* Mastery of a model of coaching that includes learning how the skills of challenging, listening, asking, encouraging and refining are used in a coaching conversation
* A better understanding of the role of trust in business relationships
* A personal action plan for incorporating coaching into your management toolkit
* The ability to go back to the workplace and begin to coach your employees immediately, resulting in higher performing individuals and teams, as well as an improved bottom line

5. Working with the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”

Saturday, November 22, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost $99, Workshop size: 5-25 people
Coach: Sharon Griggs, MA, MBA; Managing Director of the Del Mar Center for Strategic Change & Leadership

From its first publication nearly 20 years ago, Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” has been a business classic and a handbook for people who realize that true success encompasses a balance of personal and professional effectiveness.
Workshop outcomes include:

• An understanding of each of the 7 Habits, through individual and small group exercises
• Be Proactive: The Habit of Personal Vision
• Begin with the End in Mind: The Habit of Personal Leadership
• Put First Things First: The Habit of Personal Management
• Think Win-Win: The Habit of Interpersonal Leadership
• Seek First to Understand: The Habit of Communication
• Synergize: The Habit of Creative Cooperation
• Sharpen the Saw: The Habit of Self-Renewal
• A personalized action plan to implement the 7 Habits

6. Growing Your Consulting Career

Thursday, December 3, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Cost $400, Workshop size: 3-5 people
Coaches: Rita Lim-Wilby, Leo Lee, and Jeffery Smith (founder BioAssayLINK, by teleconference)

Develop your consulting business by reaching out to companies and institutions that need your expertise. Define your skills and be listed in a database for sponsors and CROs to locate you. You are free to negotiate your terms; no additional fees are due to BioAssayLINK once you are listed.

This workshop includes the annual listing fee for your areas of expertise for sponsors to view. The one-time sign-up fee of Au$500 is waived for PGC200 participants.

7. Winning With Your Natural Style (DISC)

Tuesday, November 17, 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Cost $95 (includes a DISC Behavioral Assessment and a 29-page personal report), Workshop size: 4-8 people
Coach: Linda Amaro, Co-Founder of NextWork Services

8. Creating An “A+” Resume

Tuesday, November 24, 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Cost $50, Workshop size: 4-8 people
Coach: Linda Amaro, Co-Founder of NextWork Services

9. Winning at Your Job Search

Tuesday, December 1, 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Cost $50, Workshop size: 4-8 people
Coach: Linda Amaro, Co-Founder of NextWork Services

10. Job Search Mastermind Tribes

Wednesday Evenings, Four 90-minute sessions facilitated by expert career coaches, covering topics selected by the “Tribe” ( a la Garry Ridge’s book) from NextWork’s “The Winning Series” Menu. Start date will be coordinated with the Tribe Members.Cost $199, Tribe size: 4-8 people
Coach: Linda Amaro, Co-Founder of NextWork Services