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Upcoming Events

We host workshops, masterclasses, webinars, interviews, and tutorials.

Our topics revolve around these major themes:

  • Leadership development

  • Productivity

  • Stress management

  • Self development

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Webinars | Drop In Classes | Workshops

Understanding Resistance and Commitment in

Project Management

October 12, 2023, 12:00 p.m. MT

From Opposition to Collaboration: Navigating the Human Factor

This presentation delves into the root of project management communication issues from the perspective of who is resistant or uncommitted and what they need to engage based on safety, wellbeing, encouragement, and learning.

You can further deepen your ability to apply the skills in our upcoming Project Manager 2-Day Effectiveness training coming up on November 13-14.

Participants will learn useful resistance scripts and commitment measurement strategies they can use right away.

Project Manager Effectiveness

November 13 to 14, 2023, 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m. MT

People and Systems 2-Day Bootcamp

Are you an aspiring, new or seasoned Project Manager who wants to benefit from interpersonal and global skills training for current realities?

This innovative approach to effective management considers the realities of our volatile and changing world. As environmental changes, world crises and political volatility continue to increase the stress-loads in our daily personal and professional lives, managers need new ways to manage people and avoid burnout.

Build manager resiliency and skill in this 2-day Project Manager Effectiveness framework to access and build your leadership powers. Understand management more holistically – and have the capacity to respond to changing realities with confidence.

Themes are:
1. The power of one – self-awareness and self-regulation in stressful work environments
2. The power of two – skills of effective workplace communication between two or more people
3. The power of team – balancing encouragement and challenge, individual and team goals
4. The power of systems – knowing how your team fits into the greater organization and identifying hidden social, political and cultural systems affecting everyone

Why attend?

Starting with themselves and building outwards, participants will develop key insights and resources to equip them for effective management in a volatile world, bringing clarity of decision and responsiveness of approach to problems ranging from the micro to the macro.

Stand Up For Yourself

January 10, 2024, 12:00 p.m. MT

Wth No Bad Effects!

Have you ever wished you could stand up for yourself but feared what might happen if you did?

On January 10 at 12 noon MT, the webinar “Stand up for yourself – with no bad effects!” will look at three reasons why we don’t stand up for ourselves and three solutions to begin the process of effectively stating what we need – without fear of reprisal.

We will consider what inner supports must be in place before you can act with courage, and what wise questions will keep you from suffering a backlash.

Don’t miss this important presentation leading to our February 5-Day Challenge to Stand up for Yourself!

5-Day Challenge to Expect & Receive Respect

February 5-9, 2024

Stand Up For Yourself!

In just 5 days, learn tools to stand up for yourself in ways that are simple, effective and feel right for you, without negative repercussions.

Q: “Do I have to be online at a specific time for this challenge?”

A: No you don’t . The challenge video and instructions for the day will be posted early in the morning and you have 24 hours to post your response!

Q: “Are there any live sessions during this challenge?”

A: Yes, before the challenge I will do Live session about it and answer questions, and during the challenge there will be a live Q&A. If you can be there that is awesome, if not just post your questions in the group and you can listen to the answers later.

Understanding Cultural Conflict Styles At Work

April 10, 2024, 12:00 p.m. MT

Explore The Multicultural Differences In The World Of Work

Today’s workplace is increasingly diverse. In a multicultural context, you may experience confusion or or hurt feelings when experiencing words or behaviours that seem different from your own. There are some key differences between culture, personality and performance issues at work and it helps to avoid misunderstanding when you can read and respond appropriately to each.

On April 10, at 12 noon MT, during the webinar “”Understanding cultural conflict styles at work””, Dr. Marie Gervais will explain the five main cultural conflict styles, how respond more effectively to each and questions that can help both avoid conflict and negotiate cultural conflicts. You will learn:

1. Why it is important to distinguish between personality, cultural and performance issues
2. The five cultural conflict styles and how you might have experienced them in your own extended family contexts
3. How to use curious questions to avoid unnecessary cultural misunderstandings and build understanding

This masterclass will be followed in May by a longer three hour workshop to practice skills and learn phrases that reduce friction and increase understanding.

Get a head start on your learning during the April session!

Communication, Culture, and Workplace Results – Connecting The Dots (Workshop)

May 2, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. MT

Differentiate Culture, Personality, Wellness, and Performance

If you attended the recent webinar about cultural conflict styles you probably now want to know how to prevent conflict, cultural or otherwise! It all starts with knowing a few things about today’s intercultural communication hot spots.

The workshop, “Communication, culture and results: Connecting the dots” on June 18, from 9-12 noon MT, will provide participants with solutions to more effectively negotiate three workplace cultural misunderstandings on the topics of:

  • corrective feedback considerations
  • expressing opinions appropriately during meetings
  • what to do when trauma and intergenerational triggers are present

My curious and respectful questioning techniques will show how to get past cultural confusion to achieve better results with less stress.

By analyzing workplace cultural incidents, participants will learn to differentiate between culture, personality, wellness and performance and transform workplace misunderstandings to workplace trust.

Join this practical and hands on workshop to get answers and tips for building trust and promoting good communication in an intercultural work setting.

Only $147 for the full workshop, including handouts.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

June 4, 2024, 12:00 p.m. MT

Making Career Decisions

We all experience the feeling of being stuck in a less than satisfying career or job role. It can hard to figure out whether sticking it out is a better career move than looking for something new. Then just when you think you have made a decision, the fear of loss kicks and makes you doubt your choice either way!

Can you tell there is personal experience here?!

You will be happy to know there are helpful decision-making tools that can pave the way to a solid career decision and get you safely to your next goal.

On June 4, at 12 noon MT, Dr. Marie Gervais will offer the webinar “Should I stay or should I go?” to show you these decision tools. You will learn:

1. How to test your inner pros and cons/red flags and green flags
2. What steps to take to secure your decision at different stages
3. Where to look for confirmations and opportunities
4. How to avoid resorting to either ostrich or a bridge burning behaviours

You will be able to apply this learning opportunity to many upcoming decision moments in your life, so don’t delay, register today! A Career Roadmap Workshop follows this session on June 18th, more about that during the webinar!

Career Roadmap Workshop

June 18, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MT

Differentiate Culture, Personality, Wellness, and Performance

If you attended the webinar about making a decision to stay or go from a difficult workplace or when making a career change, you may want to take things to the next step with this three hour workshop, “Career Roadmap” on June 18 from 9-noon MT.

During this workshop we will go through a process of how to create a career roadmap from the “blue sky what I really want” ideal, backwards to the beginning and intermediary steps to get there.

We will also consider reasons why people stay stuck in decision-making limbo when they know they need to make a change. This will involve learning one skill to calm your nervous system so you can make progress out of the quicksand of analysis paralysis!

This workshop could be just what you need, register now to make sure you have a seat!

Only $149.00 with handouts.

3 Secrets to Being Credible, Effective, and Respected

August 14, 2024, 12:00 p.m. MT

Find and Tap Your Inner Powers for True Leadership and Influence

To be effective in your career and your leadership style, you can use three awareness secrets to stay focused on your own “true north”. These secrets can be found in:

a) Your person
b) Your teachings/life lessons
c) Your effect on others

To learn to access these three areas of your life, expert coach and facilitator Marie Gervais, is offering a special webinar on August 14, 2024. During this session she will teach you three practical exercises to find, name and use your own inner leadership powers.

These inner talents are your own unique gifts to give to the world that only you can offer. Once you start using them intentionally, you will be amazed at the jump in credibility, effectiveness and respect that starts coming your way!

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to find and tap your inner powers for true leadership and influence.

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