How to talk (and listen) to your employees when your organization is changing

Effective employee communication is critical to the success of any change initiative. In this fast-paced workshop, you’ll learn how to plan and implement a communication strategy for change that preserves morale and engages employees in a powerful vision for the future.

Designed for executives and emerging leaders who are leading change in their organizations.

Key Topics Include:

  • Assembling the right team for change communications
  • Understanding and communicating context
  • Identifying internal stakeholders
  • What employees want to know, and what they need to know
  • Key messages for change
  • Choosing the right communications tools
  • Avoiding pitfalls in change communication

Customized Half-Day Session | Call for rates and information


Navigating the communications map up, down and across

High-potential leaders typically get noticed for their technical and functional skills. To rise to, and succeed in, a senior leadership position, they also need excellent communication skills.

In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn – and practice – essential communication skills that will build confidence and increase your leadership potential.

Four weekly half-day sessions are followed by two hours of individual coaching for each participant.

Key Topics Include:

  • Understanding organizational context
  • Demonstrating critical thinking and analysis skills
  • Communicating up
  • Selling your ideas
  • Peer communications and networks
  • Effective presentations and meetings
  • Communication channels and tools
  • Business etiquette and expectations

Four Half-Day Sessions | Call for rates and information

*includes two hours of individual coaching


Working alone and together to get results

Does your leadership team need a fresh look at how effective communication can improve business results?

In two half-day sessions, you’ll learn to be better leaders through best practices in individual and team communication. Together, you’ll develop a high-level internal and external communication strategy for your organization.

Designed for CEOs and their executive teams.

Key Topics Include:

  • Communicating context, vision, strategy and structure
  • Effective peer communications and networks
  • Communicating with clients and potential clients
  • Communicating with investors
  • Communicating with boards
  • Communicating with elected officials and regulators
  • Communication channels and tools
  • Today’s expectations for leader authenticity
  • Developing emerging leaders’ communication skills

Customized Full-Day Session | Call for rates and information


Business development basics for technical and operations leaders

Technical and operations leaders have an important role in attracting and retaining clients and customers. They often have a deep understanding of customer needs, and the ability to shape the organization’s policies and processes to better meet those needs.

In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn essential communication skills to nurture customer relationships and help your organization win new business.

In the half-day session, you’ll get an introduction to key business development skills. In the full-day session, participants will develop a high-level business development plan for their organization.

Key Topics Include:

  • Understanding your current clients
  • Analyzing your competition
  • Networking for business development
  • Understanding client buying cycles
  • Adding value in business relationships
  • Getting more work from existing clients
  • Where to find new clients
  • How to “close the sale”

Customized Half-Day or Full-Day Sessions | Call for rates and information


Advancing your organization through energizing ideas

Executives and senior leaders have unique ideas and insights gained through years of experience in increasingly demanding roles. That expertise can position them, and their organizations, as thought leaders in their communities or industry.

In this half-day session, you’ll identify a thought leadership niche at the intersection of your talent and your passions. You’ll learn how to share your energizing ideas with important stakeholders, and build your career and your organization’s reputation.

Designed for C-suite executives and EVP/SVP level leaders.

Key Topics Include:

  • Finding your thought leadership niche
  • Developing a unique perspective
  • Meeting customer and industry challenges
  • Inspiring others with innovative ideas
  • Thought leadership in your communities
  • Thought leadership in your industry
  • Communications tools for thought leadership

Customized Half-Day Session | Call for rates and information


Aligning board and staff communication for stronger organizations

Effective communication between board members and an organization’s leaders is critical to success, whether the organization is a business, nonprofit or government entity.

In this half-day session, you’ll learn how board and organization leaders can communicate better, clarify board and staff roles for internal and external communication, and agree on a going-forward communication strategy.

Designed for board and organization leaders, and full boards who want to work on communication strategy together.

Key Topics Include:

  • Aligning board and staff communication
  • Engaging the board in employee communication
  • Building a shared external communication strategy
  • Defining board and staff roles in crisis communication
  • The board’s role in business and/or fund development
  • Preparing board members to be effective ambassadors

Customized Half-Day Session | Call for rates and information