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Business Value Maximisation
How many of the change initiatives or projects you have implemented in your business in the last 12 months could you way were a success? Typically it’s as low as 30%.
The cost each year to a business and its people is enormous through this ‘trial and error’ approach to management. What if you could implement a new methodology that would lift the probability of success from 30% to 70%? What would be the cost and time savings of doing so? What would be the benefits for you?
During this workshop you will learn a new change methodology developed by leading global management consultant and Mindshop founder, Chris Mason during his 7.5year PhD which will hep you and your business dramatically lift your probability of change success. During this interactive workshop you will also learn how to take those new strategies and apply them in your business or to a specific project.
Coaching & Developing People
Learn how to coach people effectively to ensure they achieve their full potential. Discover how to adapt your coaching approach to different people and instill the key tools and methodologies to assist them to achieve their goals.
What does your business stand for? What values do your employees embody? What do your products or services contribute to the community? Answering these questions succinctly but meaningfully is challenging, but worth pursuing.
A carefully crafted core values statement anchors every aspect of a business in a set of commonly-held beliefs and commitments. These statements become deeply ingrained and become the fabric that guides employee behaviour, company decisions and actions.
Bring your team to this workshop to write your own core values statement.
Every year businesses lose millions of dollars in potential sales and profits due to poor customer service skills at all levels. Do you know what your existing and prospective customers really need? Do you and your team have good listening skills? Do you all have great problem-solving skills? You will learn the key skills required to provide great customer service and develop a customer service plan.
Striving for increased growth is an objective for most businesses however the path is not always a smooth one. Understanding what products, services, people, industries and market segments will provide you the desired growth and then what strategies are required to ensure you achieve your goals is critical. This workshop is designed to enable participants to develop a marketing and sales strategy for their organisations and then build in safeguards to ensure continued success.
Are you looking to sell your business or receive outside investment? Many business are not investor ready and need assistance to lift profitability, improve systems and growth opportunities and many more strategic activities. This workshop is an introduction to becoming investor ready.
The world in which we work is constantly changing. Organisations are challenged with conditions that change at breakneck speed. To succeed in this volatile business environment, leaders frequently undertake strategic initiatives. Unfortunately, too often these initiatives are poorly charted and inadequately executed. The role of a leader in a business is to establish a clear direction and create an environment that empowers the team to achieve the desired goals. This workshop will step you through what skills are needed to be a successful leader in this challenging environment.
Negotiating is part of life. A successful negotiation is a process that yields an agreement each party will willingly fulfill. Treating negotiation as a competition with winners and losers guarantees that the loser will not be committed to fulfilling the agreement. This workshop explains the art of successful negotiation and breaks it down into six easy steps for your to follow. Topics covered in the workshop are negotiation styles, tactics, communication, deadlocks in negotiation, bargaining, agreement and follow-up.
Presentation skills are essential in business. There are a number of tools and techniques that can be incorporated into a presentation to achieve a professional result and they are covered in this workshop. An effective presenter both internally and externally is a facilitator, motivator, coach, teacher, expert and leader all in one package. This workshop will cover the key elements of being an effective presenter.
This workshop has been built to help you learn a series of tools and methodologies to help implement a common approach to problem-solving in an organisation. Discover how to make more robust decisions, rank the priority of key issues and use a powerful sequence of tools to take strategy into action.
Processes either add value or waste to the production of an item or service. Waste elimination is one of the most effective ways to increase profitability in a business. To eliminate waste it is therefore important to fully understand what it is and where it can be found. Toyota, after years of work to remove waste, identified seven prominent areas of waste. This workshop will assist you in developing a clear waste reduction plan to improve profitability.
This is our most popular workshop.
Project Team Implementation
This workshop can help you coach your team on how to set up and implement project teams successfully in your business in order to drive change effectively. It is a natural follow-on to the Profit Improvement workshop above.
The right new team member will add fantastic value to your team. The wrong person can, at best, reduce productivity and team morale and at worst, destroy carefully laid out strategic plans and vision. This workshop will provide you with new skills that will reinforce to your team members and to any external applicant that your business is very professional and successful in its approach to recruiting the best candidates.
Is everyone in your business focussed on a clear vision and have clarity around the strategies they should be implementing? No matter what stage you are at in your planning process, this workshop will ensure that your whole team knows where the business is heading and how to get there.
There is a wealth of resource material available for team members but where does a team member learn how to do their job more effectively? It is assumed that we know what to do. We need a process to ensure that we leverage the skills and experience of every team member. This workshop will provide you wiht the tools and processes needed to ensure that your participation as a team leader or member will be effective.
The importance of time management in achieving personal success cannot be over-emphasised. The number of books, courses, online content and motivational speakers on the subject bear testimony to the fact that it is one of the most important imrovements you can make to your life.
We only have 168 hours in a week. How well are you identifying the issues that need your prioritised attention? Are you working on 20% of the issues that will give you 80% of your success?
This workshop will show you the time management techniques to enable you to effectively and efficiently plan your time and your life. You will be introduced to tools and processed that will assist you to channel your energy and efforts effectively into achieving goals and making time for some well-earned fun and rest along the way. You will identify your time management barriers and develop an action plan to overcome each of these barriers. At the end of this workshop you will be in a position to prepare your time management plan with a list of actions ready for immediate implementation.
This is a very popular workshop.
One of the most difficult areas of business and personal development is vision setting. For most people tomorrow’s vision is pretty much the same as today’s but slightly better. The world is changing so rapidly that more of the same would be inappropriate. The vision setting process that you will learn in this workshop draws on a combination of world’s best practice and self-developed tools and processes. A clear and concise vision that is well communicated to all stakeholders can give you a sustainable competitive advantage.