I. The Extraordinary Individual: Fulfilled. Engaged. Resilient

A revolutionary training program focused on providing access to inner resources that help us become fulfilled, engaged, and resilient at work and beyond. Engagement alone does not mean one is Fulfilled with life, Resilience is a different concept psychologically than Engagement. The presence of all three elements of Fulfilment, Engagement, and Resilience provides us the ability, skills, and behaviors necessary to help elevate us to a position of satisfaction, success, and happiness in life, a position that is Extraordinary.

 

In this comprehensive program, using the science of positive psychology, performance psychology, and organization behavior, participants learn about:

  • Engagement
  • Burnout
  • Increased Performance
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Work-Life Satisfaction
  • Meaning & Purpose
  • Resilience
  • Stress
  • Well-being & Fulfillment
Format:

3-day workshop, one day focused on Fulfilment, Engagement and Resilience, each.

1-day workshop, one of the topics - Fulfilment, Engagement, or Resilience.

Workshop modules offered separately - Customized modules offered from a selection of topics related to Fulfilment, Engagement and resilience.

 

Tools:

Participants obtain immediate to use tools that help increase personal and professional Fulfilment, Engagement, and Resilience, including:

  • Ways to create sustainable change.
  • Strategies to find more engagement at work.
  • Techniques to create better relationships at work.
  • Ways to generate more meaning with your work and in life.
  • Tools to help you meet, not just set goals.
  • How to generate more joy at work.
  • Tools to be resilient in even the most challenging of times.
  • Skills to generate more hope and optimism in your life.

II.  Mental Agility: The Flourishing Mindset

Mental health is not the same as the absence of mental illness. Just like one does not need to suffer from physical under-development to benefit from the gym, our mental capabilities if properly exercised allow us to buffer against illness and nourish our best. This critical resource, our mental capability, is often misunderstood. In both professional and personal domains of life, much of happiness, satisfaction, and our ability to deal with adversity is dependent on our mental abilities. This workshop teaches participants on exactly what these abilities are and how to use them to flourish in all domains

of life resulting in true mental health and not just the absence of mental illness.

 

Format:

2-day workshop designed to comprehensively cover the topic of Mental Agility.

1-day workshop tailored to cover a subset of the comprehensive program.

Workshop modules offered separately - Customized modules offered from a selection of topics related to Mental Agility.

 

Tools:

  • Models to understand the workings of the brain. Demystify conventional wisdom and learn what science has to say about mental processes.
  • Awareness and understanding of the inherent ways in which our brain responds to circumstances.
  • Techniques to increase flexibility of thinking and increase one’s ability to problem solve.
  • Skills to develop flexible thinking patterns and better perspective taking.
  • Techniques to develop healthy attitudes and thought processes for better personal and professional outcomes.
  • Skills to determine the causes of events and their impact on us.
  • Tools to avoid common pitfalls that prevent us from using our full mental capacity.
  • Activities that increase the neuroplasticity of the brain.

III.  Positive Interactions at Work: Moving from Communication to Connection

Work in organizations cannot proceed without communication. We are social beings that require connection and many argue that most work in organizations is conducted by using informal methods and networks. This session harnesses

psychological and management research on emotions, relationships, and connections at work, to teach participants ways to communicate better and form high-quality work relationships. The session will also touch on the benefits of such relationships in developing trust and gaining more productivity. The tools learned in this workshop can also be applied to one's personal life.

 

Format:

1-day workshop

Workshop modules offered separately - Customized modules offered from a selection of topics related to communication and connection.

 

Tools:

  • A deep understanding of the role of emotions in communication.
  • Listening techniques to help build relationships.
  • Assessment to understand how you engage with others at work - favorably or unfavorably.
  • Tools to help cultivate stronger relationships with your team and people outside of your team.
  • Ways to identify your trust patterns at work.

IV.  Positive Change: Organizational Change from the Inside-Out

In this workshop learn how to make change an inviting process in the organization as opposed to something that employees are forced to undergo. Change is inevitable in organizations due to many factors. The most successful organizations are able to adapt quickly to changing circumstances to remain relevant and competitive. In this session a new paradigm of organizational change, Positive Change, is discussed. The session explores the differences between traditional perspectives of change and contrasts these with views stemming from positive psychology in organizations, highlighting 11 key differences between the two. The session also explores the dynamics of individual change, and how organizations can shift from a deficit-based management culture, to a strengths-based movement. Drawing from management theory, neuroscience, and positive psychology, participants develop an understanding about how to draw the best from an organization's human capital while instituting change initiatives and sustaining them in organizations.

 

Format:

1-day workshop

Workshop modules offered separately - Customized modules offered from a selection of topics related to Positive Change.

 

Tools:

  •  A summary of the difference between traditional and positive approaches to change at the individual and organizational level.
  • 10 action steps for individuals to make change easier.
  • A simple organizational model for change.
  • Basic generative process framework for organizational change.

V.  Leadership: To Unlock Hidden Potential In Teams 

This workshop highlights the unique aspects of leadership that allow one to bring out the best in others and in organizations. All strategies, activities, and techniques in this workshop are based on thorough scholarship and research. Such research and scholarship is what differentiates this workshop from any other leadership workshop.

Organizations need leaders who can lead regardless of which level of hierarchy they operate in. Organizations also need leaders that are capable enough to harness possibilities and potential in a manner that allows individuals to operate at their best. This workshop focuses on the tools that allows leaders to create environments of optimal functioning in organizations. 

 

Format:

2-day workshop designed to cover 6 key areas of leadership stemming from scientific research.

1-day workshop tailored to cover a subset of topics from the 2-day workshop.

Workshop modules offered separately - Customized modules offered from a selection of topics related to Leadership.

 

Tools:

  • Tools to help create better connections within and between teams.
  • Methods to find inspiration in your work and that of others.
  • Techniques to manage your emotions and those of others, mindfully.
  • Ways to generate meaning from the work that you do.
  • Strategies to exemplify behavior that inspires others to act their best.
  • Behaviors that would empower others to take initiative.

VI.  Meaningful Work: The Art and Science of Job-Crafting

Regardless of our jobs, we find new and creative ways to do them. Through this workshop, learn the techniques to intentionally craft your job in such a way that it provides more meaning, engagement and satisfaction to you. Learn what psychology has to say about the benefits we reap when we find meaning in our jobs and when we are able to fully apply our skills towards them.  

 

Format:

1-day workshop designed to cover meaning and engagement at work.

1/2-day workshop tailored to cover a subset of topics from the 1-day workshop.

Workshop modules offered separately - Customized modules offered from a selection of topics related to Meaningful Work.

 

Tools:

  • At least three techniques to help align your work to your skills and interests.
  • Ways to generate more engagement with your work.
  • A revised job description based on activities done in the workshop to have a meaningful discussion with your manager.

VII.  Thriving at Work: Work to Generate rather than Deplete Resources 

Workplaces that are able to create environments where employees feel excited about their work, feel valued, and are able to learn, show better performance outcomes, greater job satisfaction, less burnout, and less sick days. This workshop focuses on practices that one can undertake at the individual level and also that one can undertake as a manager to help others thrive.

 

Format:

2-day workshop designed to cover key areas of Thriving at Work for the Individual and for the Organization.

1-day workshop tailored to cover Thriving at Work for either the Individual or the Organization.

Workshop modules offered separately - Customized modules offered from a selection of topics related to Leadership.

 

Tools:

  • Tools to help you manage your energy better throughout your day.
  • Ways to generate better relationships at work.
  • Learning to harness meaning at work. 
  • Techniques to help unlock potential in others to enable thriving environments at work.

VIII.  The Resilient Leader: Bounce Back Better for Success

Stress is ever present in our lives. It cannot be avoided. Burnout is common at the workplace. This workshop teaches individuals to flourish and thrive despite stress. The workshop offers science based tools and techniques to use stress in such a way that we can use it to our advantage. Learn to prevent burnout by tapping into your inner physical, emotional and mental resources. The workshop also teaches participants the power of purpose and meaning to develop resilience. This is an essential program to gain the skills that can be easily learned and readily applied at work and in one's personal life.

 

Format:

3-day workshop designed to comprehensively cover the area of Resilience.

1-2 day workshop tailored to cover a subset of the comprehensive program.

Workshop modules offered separately - Customized modules offered from a selection of topics related to Resilience.

 

Tools:

  • Proven ways in which emotions can be used to generate resilience.
  • Techniques to recover at work and when at home.
  • The use of Engagement as a buffer for burnout.
  • The use of relationships to better cope with stress and burnout.
  • Ways to generate better relationships at work.
  • Learn to harness meaning at work to prevent burnout.
  • Mental agility as a mode to build resilience.
  • Personal inventory of strengths to help build resilience, prevent burnout, and deal with stress.
  • Plan with actionable steps to help build resilience at work and beyond.