Courses In Coaching

Timely Offerings for the Changing Work Environment

Resilien­cy and Work­ing in Uncer­tain Times

In today’s busi­ness world, change is con­stant. With the added com­plex­i­ty of lead­ing a dis­persed team, lead­ers face a sense of urgency to adapt and adjust in real time to keep their teams agile, pro­duc­tive, and resilient. This webi­nar pro­vides par­tic­i­pants tools on how to man­age mind­set while man­ag­ing ambi­gu­i­ty, com­mu­ni­cate change in a way that engages the team, and carve out time to think strategically.

Max­i­miz­ing Moti­va­tion for Remote Employees

By focus­ing on being ground­ed and emo­tion­al­ly present while mak­ing impor­tant deci­sions in times of stress­ful change, this course pro­vides the learn­ings nec­es­sary to increase a busi­ness professional’s capac­i­ty to engage oth­ers, thus ele­vat­ing indi­vid­ual own­er­ship and enthu­si­asm for orga­ni­za­tion­al goals and team per­for­mance. It’s about keep­ing team mem­bers pro­duc­tive, involved, and con­nect­ed to their team, man­ag­er, and larg­er organization.

Empa­thet­ic Leadership

Lead­er­ship in today’s busi­ness world has tak­en on new mean­ing and more respon­si­bil­i­ty. Not only must a good leader man­age well, but a good leader must be con­stant­ly read­ing the team and orga­ni­za­tion­al envi­ron­ment for signs of stress, dis­en­gage­ment, and well-being. Recent stud­ies have shown that 89% of employ­ees in 2021 feel their work­place well-being has declined due to increased job demands and strug­gles of los­ing con­nec­tion. This course focus­es on the Pil­lars of Inclu­sion: fair­ness, hon­esty, and respect as nec­es­sary lens­es for meet­ing and address­ing the diverse needs of employ­ees, teams and organizations.

Expand­ing Your Influ­ence – Up, Down & Across

This course will focus on how to inten­tion­al­ly devel­op your rela­tion­ships with your man­ag­er and oth­er team lead­ers, as well as how to bol­ster your influ­enc­ing skills as you guide peers and effec­tive­ly del­e­gate cross func­tion­al­ly or to direct reports. Expand­ing your influ­ence explores the foun­da­tions of build­ing trust, main­tain­ing strong com­mu­ni­ca­tion, and cre­at­ing impact relat­ed to all man­ag­ing all lev­els of inter­ac­tion with­in an organization.

Man­ag­ing Remote Teams

Devel­op a sim­ple, prac­ti­cal approach to max­i­miz­ing the per­for­mance and engage­ment of remote teams. Man­agers will learn how to proac­tive­ly share feed­back vir­tu­al­ly, com­mu­ni­cate effec­tive­ly, and cre­ate account­abil­i­ty across remote teams.  We will review best prac­tices in using tech­nol­o­gy to enhance team dynam­ics and tips to cir­cum­vent the chal­lenges that arise with vir­tu­al teams.

Pri­or­i­ti­za­tion and Delegation

Man­ag­ing oth­ers requires a bal­ance of time man­age­ment com­bined with pri­or­i­ti­za­tion and del­e­ga­tion of strate­gic ini­tia­tives and dai­ly tasks. As a man­ag­er, you need to be acces­si­ble and respon­sive to count­less tasks, requests, and inter­ac­tions with col­leagues, stake­hold­ers, and man­age­ment. At the same time, you must be inno­v­a­tive and for­ward-think­ing. This course guides par­tic­i­pants through a process of mov­ing away from lim­it­ing man­age­ment rou­tines and towards strate­gic plan­ning. Learn to be more pro­duc­tive and get greater results from your team by devel­op­ing habits to pri­or­i­tize key ini­tia­tives, stay on task with your sched­ule, and del­e­gate the tasks you have in mind for oth­er team members.

Find­ing Bal­ance in a Crisis

Liv­ing and work­ing through a cri­sis can cause ebbs and flows in our focus, pro­duc­tiv­i­ty, con­nec­tiv­i­ty, and per­for­mance. This webi­nar offers sim­ple steps to pro­mote well­ness, both pro­fes­sion­al­ly and per­son­al­ly, dur­ing this time of stress and change.  Par­tic­i­pants will learn tips for main­tain­ing a work-life bal­ance, renew­ing resilien­cy, and find­ing clar­i­ty for over­all men­tal health.

How to Stay Engaged While Work­ing Remotely

Devel­op­ing a strat­e­gy to con­nect to your man­ag­er and team ensures engage­ment when work­ing remote­ly. This webi­nar offers prac­ti­cal tips to add greater mean­ing and per­son­al ful­fill­ment to your role as vir­tu­al team mem­ber. Par­tic­i­pants will learn key strate­gies to effec­tive­ly plan and man­age their time, remain pro­duc­tive and cre­ate a remote work envi­ron­ment that main­tains healthy engage­ment with their teams.

Lead­ing Effec­tive Vir­tu­al Meetings

When your work­force is not co-locat­ed, vir­tu­al meet­ings are a crit­i­cal way to stay con­nect­ed and aligned. If indi­vid­u­als spend as much as 50% of their time either con­duct­ing or attend­ing meet­ings, it’s impor­tant that peo­ple who facil­i­tate vir­tu­al meet­ings effec­tive­ly max­i­mize the invest­ment of time. This webi­nar pro­vides par­tic­i­pants with the meet­ing man­age­ment skills to run effec­tive, dynam­ic, and action-ori­ent­ed web-based meetings.

Your Well­ness: Man­ag­ing Stress and Increas­ing Mindfulness

This well­ness course gives par­tic­i­pants easy strate­gies to effec­tive­ly man­age stress and the pres­sures found in every­day work life. The psy­cho­log­i­cal process of mind­ful­ness is explored, and par­tic­i­pants learn to improve their abil­i­ty to focus in the present moment and observe expe­ri­ences from a dis­tance with­out judg­ment. Uncov­er­ing the impact of stress, par­tic­i­pants learn to iden­ti­fy the turn­ing point when pos­i­tive momen­tum turns into neg­a­tive stress, adverse­ly impact­ing effec­tive­ness. We will also explore com­mu­ni­ca­tion strate­gies for let­ting oth­ers know when you are under stress and need per­spec­tive on key priorities.

Expand­ing Your Net­work with Intention

You may have hun­dreds of con­nec­tions on LinkedIn, but are you build­ing your pro­fes­sion­al net­work with inten­tion? Any kind of net­work­ing can enrich your per­son­al and pro­fes­sion­al life, but when done right, active­ly seek­ing out con­nec­tions and man­ag­ing those rela­tion­ships require fore­thought and a plan. This course focus­es on the why and the how of cre­at­ing and expand­ing your net­work in the hybrid work envi­ron­ment to reap long-term career benefits.

Project Man­age­ment in a Vir­tu­al Environment

Keep­ing projects on track in a vir­tu­al envi­ron­ment requires clear plan­ning, proac­tive com­mu­ni­ca­tion, and sim­ple strate­gies to mon­i­tor progress and respond to change requests quick­ly. This webi­nar will intro­duce the 6 Steps of Project Man­age­ment mod­el, review the three key skills need­ed to lead suc­cess­ful projects, and pro­vide an overview on com­mu­ni­cat­ing with stake­hold­ers to keep projects mov­ing forward.

Proac­tive Client Com­mu­ni­ca­tions (Note: Both client-fac­ing pro­fes­sion­als as well as those man­ag­ing inter­nal stake­hold­ers would ben­e­fit from this course.)

In times of uncer­tain­ty, proac­tive, thought­ful com­mu­ni­ca­tion can set you apart from the crowd. This web-based course details how to estab­lish cred­i­bil­i­ty and trust, iden­ti­fy client needs, offer updates and solu­tions, and close deals when times are chal­leng­ing. When plans start to go awry or resources are shift­ing, how do you reach out to clients and com­mu­ni­cate effec­tive­ly so that they remain com­mit­ted? Learn to proac­tive­ly stay in touch, keep clients engaged, ease con­cerns, and pro­vide updates on what you are work­ing on.

 

Vir­tu­al Coach­ing Options

As lead­ers, busi­ness man­agers and employ­ees tran­si­tion to work­ing vir­tu­al­ly, they are faced with a con­stant­ly shift­ing land­scape of expec­ta­tions and deliv­er­ables. From learn­ing to stay con­nect­ed to remote teams to bud­get­ing time for indi­vid­ual projects to man­ag­ing the stress of a volatile mar­ket­place, your peo­ple need sup­port.  Our ‘just in time’ coach­ing pro­vides sup­port in a sim­ple and effec­tive way.

Day One Group’s Vir­tu­al “Accel­er­a­tor” Coach­ing Ses­sions are a flex­i­ble option to meet your coach­ing needs. Rang­ing in dura­tion from 30-minute check-ins to 1‑hour coach­ing ses­sions, this flex­i­ble solu­tion can be cus­tomized based on client needs.

Handling Difficult Conversations

This high­ly inter­ac­tive course builds skills and con­fi­dence in effec­tive­ly man­ag­ing con­flict and the dif­fi­cult con­ver­sa­tions that employ­ees and man­agers face dai­ly. Par­tic­i­pants will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to prac­tice suc­cess­ful plan­ning for and deliv­ery of cru­cial con­ver­sa­tions. Under­stand­ing the prin­ci­ple caus­es of con­flict in the work­place and how to effec­tive­ly man­age them is the key to effec­tive con­flict res­o­lu­tion. In this course, par­tic­i­pants will iden­ti­fy the appro­pri­ate styles for deliv­er­ing tough news and man­ag­ing con­flict, learn proven tech­niques to struc­ture and con­duct dif­fi­cult con­ver­sa­tions more effec­tive­ly, and over­come the key chal­lenges to effec­tive com­mu­ni­ca­tion in tense situations.

Managing Through the Uncertainty of Change

In today’s busi­ness world, change is con­stant. It occurs at a much high­er speed, and is more fre­quent­ly out of our con­trol than ever before. Man­ag­ing Through the Uncer­tain­ty of Change teach­es lead­ers and employ­ees to be agile when man­ag­ing ambi­gu­i­ty, to com­mu­ni­cate change in a way that engages oth­er, and to carve out time to think strate­gi­cal­ly. By focus­ing on being ground­ed and emo­tion­al­ly present while mak­ing impor­tant deci­sions in times of stress­ful change, this course pro­vides the learn­ings nec­es­sary to increase a busi­ness professional’s capac­i­ty to engage oth­ers, thus ele­vat­ing indi­vid­ual own­er­ship and enthu­si­asm for orga­ni­za­tion­al goals and team performance.

Man­ag­ing Through Uncer­tain­ty Case Study

Masterful Coaching

Part of an employ­ee’s pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment is direct­ly linked to the amount of coach­ing he or she receives from their man­ag­er. Man­agers need to know how to iden­ti­fy coach­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties, deliv­er sup­port­ive and devel­op­men­tal feed­back and allow employ­ees to take respon­si­bil­i­ty for prob­lem solv­ing and solu­tion devel­op­ment and imple­men­ta­tion. This two day skill-based pro­gram will include pre­sen­ta­tions, demon­stra­tions and role-play prac­tices on how to con­duct a coach­ing session.