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"The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders and continually develops them."
- John Maxwell

LEADERSHIP workshop series

Discover A New Future partners with companies to prepare their managers to better align with the company's expected outcomes. Alignment begins with an inward-out approach that build a solid link to all stakeholders and the results the company hope to achieve.


For more information, please complete the form in the footer (below) or call (908) 313 - 5900

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Peer to Supervisor

Transitioning from a peer position to a management position can be very difficult, especially when your team already knows you as a friend. This requires a change in mindset because as a manager, your job is no longer a matter of individual success. This involves leading the team towards success so that the company's objectives can be achieved.  This workshop will address the emotional impact of crossing over and some of the strategies you can use to integrate your team.     

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bridging the gap: seek first to understand 

Each individual's personality influences the way they present themselves and interacts with others. As a result, it is imperative that managers understand how their personality type influences how they lead and manage their team.  It is equally important that managers understand the personalities of their team members because it will dictate how they interact with them and help them build a win-win team.  During this interactive workshop, motivational theories like Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Herzberg's two-factor theory will be explored. In addition, strategies for building a cohesive team and improving work satisfaction will be shared.

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TEAM BUILDING: How to Build an Effective One

To develop a cohesive and functional team, managers must work alongside their employees, coach them and create an inclusive work environment. This is easier said than done for many reasons.


During this workshop, managers will learn about the different types of teams usually found in a work environment,

The various components of an effective team, identify challenges of building an effective team, strategies to address them and develop a personalized plan to enhance their current team.

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Everyone has unconscious biases. It’s part of the human experience.  These biases, however, become a problem when they negatively impact us, especially professional. During this workshop common underlying factors that make it challenging to have a difficult conversation, the consequences of having difficult conversations verses ignoring presenting issues will be explored.  In addition, tools for effectively engaging in a difficult conversation, including the Funnel Approach for asking probing questions, will be presented.

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Resilience: Strength Under Stress 

Stress is how our body responds to the challenges or demands we face. While stress often gets a bad name, it can be good for us in short bursts. However, other types of stress, ones that continues indefinitely, can have long-term health impact if left unaddressed. This interactive workshop will help managers identify the WARNING signs their bodies give when they are BECOMING stressed, so they can intervene sooner rather than later.  In addition, resilience, factors that make us resilient, risk factors that impedes building resilience, and strategies for building resilience muscles will be explored.


Elicit Positive Behavior Change Using MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING

Motivational interviewing (MI) is a counseling approach that elicits behavior change by helping individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence.  This interactive workshop will teach managers what Motivational Interviewing (MI) is, explain the Stages of Change and what is occurring during each and how to use MI to assist employees through the various stages of change.


For more information, please complete the form in the footer (below) or call (201) 608 - 3004

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