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Conflict is everywhere. Here's what you can do about it.

Posted by on 8/8/2017 to Conflict
Conflict is everywhere. Here's what you can do about it.
Conflict is present in all aspects of our lives. A person’s personal, professional, and emotional health is greatly affected by how successfully they manage conflict. Some people thrive on it, while others shrink away. No matter what your individual tendencies are, you must understand them in order to interact successfully with others.

The Seven C’s of Effective Team Performance

Posted by on 6/13/2017 to Team Building
The Seven C’s of Effective Team Performance
In business, as in most human endeavors, the best teams win. A work group, business unit, or organization that functions as an effective team will always outperform one that doesn’t. But what factors need to be present for “great teamwork” to exist, and how do you go about building effective teams?

What's Your Leadership Style?

Posted by on 6/7/2017 to Personality Style
What's Your Leadership Style?
Effective leaders draw out the best performance from their employees by understanding personality style and flexing to meet the needs of individual employees—who may or may not share the same personality style. Employees are motivated by different things: recognition, autonomy, close supervision, or social activities. A leader’s ability to first identify these differences and then quickly adapt to address individual needs can be the difference between leadership success and failure.

Simulation as a Diagnostic Tool

Posted by on 5/23/2017 to Team Building
Simulation as a Diagnostic Tool
There are many factors in successful teamwork. When conflicts arise, or performance declines, it’s not always simple to find the root of the problem. What – at first glance – may seem to be an indecipherable problem might become very clear in the context of a simulation. By taking our everyday habits into a simulation, we highlight the ways we act as a team in a safe environment, where skills can be measured in without jeopardizing an actual team project.

Active Training Resources for Experiential Learning

Posted by on 5/18/2017 to People Skills Training
Active Training Resources for Experiential Learning
Everyone has their own learning style. The trainer's challenge is to provide effective training across all styles – and we believe the solution is Experiential Learning activities.