Tips of the week

Time Management – Increasing Your Productivity

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Time Management – Increasing Your Productivity –

Distraction reduces productivity. Staying focused saves time and improves quality! The following questions will help you identify where you should be focusing your attention.

Three ideas to increase your success with increasing your productivity include:

  1. Recognize who you need to connect with and then do it.
  2. Identify which meetings are essential and which you can skip.
  3. Identify who needs to be on your team and enlist them.

Our Toronto based time management skills training workshop provides the time management skills essential zero in on the areas that will provide the greatest return.  Participants develop the methods to step out of the states of overwhelm, frustration, disorder, anxiety and lack of control into the state of mastery and satisfaction.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based time management skills training and other communications skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.


Motivating Others

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Motivating Others –

The goal is to create a motivational climate. Allowing others to have control creates an environment that builds self-esteem.

Three ideas to increase your success with motivating by others include:

  1. Give choices whenever possible. For example:
  • on activities to accomplish a goal
  • on the order of actions
  • on the deadline
  • on the time line
  • on the team members
  1. Ask open questions as opposed to directive questions… allowing others to suggest the solutions.
  2. Demonstrate that you are open-minded…. receptive to new ideas and approaches.

Our Toronto leadership training course provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader. The program will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills workshops can help you build your professionalism.


Supervisor Skills

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Supervisor Skills

Getting work done through your support team requires special skills.

Four ideas to increase your success with supervising others include:

  1. Create complete jobs fostering a sense of ownership from the start to the finish.
  2. Give as much information and direction whenever you delegate tasks.
  3. Convince others change by providing benefits; demanding change will possibly lead to sabotage.
  4. Encourage people to find their own solutions by posing effective questions.

Our Toronto leadership training course provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader. The program will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills workshops can help you build your professionalism.


Leadership

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Leadership –

Remaining calm is an essential leadership skill.

Three ideas to increase your success with building your patience include:

  1. Take time to get perspective; consider the big picture.
  2. Deal with facts as opposed to what “could happen”.
  3. Avoid adopting the habits of impatient people who are around you.

Our Toronto leadership training course provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader. The program will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills workshops can help you build your professionalism.


Leadership

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Leadership –

Increase your network.

Five ideas to increase your success with networking include:

  1. Set up a system to manage the details of the people you meet.
  2. Follow up within 24 hours of meeting.  Call or write.  Refer to something they said.
  3. Arrange a meeting if they have potential to be of value to you.
  4. Send them an article about an interest they expressed.
  5. When building a relationship; recognize that it takes time and will need many contacts as you build trust.

Our Toronto leadership training course provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader. The program will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills workshops can help you build your professionalism.


Time Management – Productivity

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Time Management – Productivity –

To increase your effectiveness and improve your value, the following questions will help you focus.

Four ideas to increase your success with increasing your productivity include:

  1. Ask yourself what really needs to be done and then get started.
  2. Ask yourself what’s really needed and then suggest it and/or implement it.
  3. Create action plans so that you know what to accomplish each day/week/month.
  4. Consider what decisions need to be made and then make them.

Our Toronto based time management skills training workshop provides the time management skills essential zero in on the areas that will provide the greatest return.  Participants develop the methods to step out of the states of overwhelm, frustration, disorder, anxiety and lack of control into the state of mastery and satisfaction.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based time management skills training and other communications skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.


Leadership

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Leadership –

Increase your contacts and connections.

Five ideas to increase your success with networking include:

  1. Set up a system to manage the details of the people you meet.
  2. Follow up within 24 hours of meeting.  Call or write.  Refer to something they said.
  3. Arrange a meeting if they have potential to be of value to you.
  4. Send them an article about an interest they expressed.
  5. When building a relationship; recognize that it takes time and will need many contacts as you build trust.

Our Toronto leadership training course provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader. The program will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills workshops can help you build your professionalism.


Communication Skills

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Communication Skills –

Being unemotional – problem solving oriented is the essence of our professional role.

Five ideas to add to your communication strengths include:

  1. Follow through on commitments.
  2. Deal with facts; not with opinions or judgements.
  3. Accept feedback graciously – ask for facts; not judgements.
  4. Sarcasm is dirty fighting. Eliminate it!
  5. Avoid defensiveness.   Feedback is a learning opportunity.

Our Toronto based Communication skills training workshop provides the communication skills for performing positively and clearly to enhance your career and personal success.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based communication skills training and other management skills and leadership courses and workshops can help you build your professionalism.


Leadership

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Leadership –

Everyone needs to; most want to be more patient!

Giving a process time is not natural.  Waiting for outcomes can be stressful for us as we travel with the ever-accelerating speed of modern life.

Three ideas to increase your success with building your patience include:

  1. Recognize that you can’t learn less; there is always a learning opportunity.
  2. Use waiting situations to consciously cultivate your patience… i.e. waiting in line or in traffic.
  3. Avoid acting on impulse.  Practice taking extra time even when you know you don’t need it.

Our Toronto leadership training course provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader. The program will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills workshops can help you build your professionalism


Leadership

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Leadership –

Learning to network to promote yourself, your service or your product.

Five ideas to increase your success with networking include:

  1. Work at remembering name by repeating a name when introduced.
  2. Ask questions about the challenges they face; the changes they’re experiencing.
  3. Listen twice as much as you speak.
  4. Circulate – spend only 5-6 minutes talking with anyone at a networking event.
  5. Provide your card.  Offer to share relevant information with them. Ask for their card.

Our Toronto leadership training course provides leadership strategies and techniques to shape your performance as a supervisor or team leader. The program will assist you to influence others.

Contact us today to find out how our Toronto based leadership skills training seminars and other communications skills supervisory skills workshops can help you build your professionalism