Leadership is the single most important skill you can develop to improve the functioning of your virtual or co-located team. By ignoring the development of your leadership skills, you are jeopardizing the success of your team.
Workplace Power programs developed by CEO, Karla Brandau, can help you as a leader and manager develop the skills to build teams that know how to collaborate, communicate, and meet deadlines.
The programs help you become a charismatic leader who knows how to move your virtual or co-located team members from minimal effort to amazing contributions and storming and norming teams into high performance machines.
Is your “office” spread out across the country – or around the globe? That can make it extra-challenging for managers.
We feel your pain, and understand the difficulties you are facing. Workplace Power programs help virtual team leaders understand the nuances of interpersonal relationships, personal responsibility and success principles.
Our programs and executive coaching sessions help you remove blocks to productivity whether those blocks come from the lack of communication and collaboration skills or personal discipline, focus and time management abilities.
News for Virtual Teams
WPI offers special training for leaders of virtual teams and with this feed, will keep you up-to-date on what is happening in the virtual team world.
This article in the Huffington Post, Understanding the Proliferation of Virtual Teams in the Global Economy, discusses the need for experienced leaders. I hope you enjoy the article and I look forward to discussing your virtual team leader needs with you.
In this post, Balancing Act, Greg Katz of the Deseret News talks about the challenges of working from home and managing workers who work from home.
The latest on virtual teams from FORBES, Meghan M. Biro writes that you must know yourself to know if you are a good candidate for working on a virtual team. Read her article Telecommuting is the Future of Work.
The Charismatic Virtual Team Leader
To any worker, but especially to the virtual worker, you as their immediate manager or supervisor, is the entire company to them. Workplace Power programs and executive coaching will help you become a charismatic and confident manager that employees WANT to follow, not HAVE to follow.
Using our principles, you will be become a charismatic virtual team leader with the capacity to inspire and build productive bonds between yourself and your team members.
Do you know how to:
- Build morale?
- Organize virtual meetings?
- Reduce conflict?
- Keep project focus?
Let us help you build the managerial talents listed above. The training includes the highly popular skills of storytelling and facilitation techniques for managers.
CORPORATE PROGRAMS: The Workplace Power program, Superior Relationships: The Differentiator, builds these skills as well as skills in dialog, listening, and asking questions. Instruction also includes creativity training and tips and techniques for understanding and working with difficult personalities. This four- to five-day course is customized for your company.
Leadership Keynote: Six Steps to Confidence and Charisma
Leadership Keynote: Diamond Elements and Dynamic Leadership
Virtual Team Building Programs
As a progressive manager, you will want your team members to go through the WPI programs listed below that teach collaboration and trust skills. The programs can be customized to your special requests and can give your team members the mental and emotional support they need to function at high levels of productivity.
- 4-Quadrant Personality Training – Seeing Others with 20/20 Vision
- Communication Training – Easy and Effortless Difficult Conversations
- Implementing Change Initiatives – Creative Change and Innovation
- Customer Service – Score a 10 in Customer Service
New Article: Rise Above the Competition
New Article: Creativity — the Key to Company Growth
Every virtual team member can improve their productivity. Workplace Power time management programs for virtual teams are filled with tips, tricks and solid techniques to get more done in less time.
Learn more about how our productivity course offerings and time management tips and techniques can help your virtual team be more productive, even in tough times. Click on the links below to view individual programs. Each virtual team member who internalizes the principles taught in these programs will have more day at the end of their day to do what they want to do.
- Principle-based time management: Time Management Training for Busy Professionals
- Time management with the technology of Microsoft Outlook: Outlook on Steroids
- Taking control of email overload: Surviving Avalanche Email
Private Coaching Available. Do you need targeted, specific time management strategies to handle your management workload? Then call 770-923-0883 and ask about our private executive coaching sessions.
iExpect Success – No-Excuse Personal Development
Daily living is not immune to conflict, misunderstandings, and self-doubt. You need constant reminders to keep your eye on the goal and infuse positive messages into your psychic on a daily basis.
These iExpect Success programs help you do just that.
Personal competence and individual excellence is an important component of organizational success. The iExpect Success professional development programs are designed to build confident and emotionally intelligent employees. They provide the building blocks for emotionally stable employees and a platform for your personal excellence.
Personal excellence and emotional stability are important to help you and your team members navigate interpersonal relationships on a daily basis and build productive, healthy teams.
- Positive attitudes: Expect Success
- Reduce the negative effect of distress and use the positives of stress: All Stressed Up and No Where to Go?
- Balance life concepts: Harmonize Your Life
Programs are based on Karla’s Book: Wake Up The Winner Inside
February is International Expect Success Month!
Sponsor a Expect Success Event at your company or government agency and be pleased with the increase of morale, positive attitudes and productivity. For more information, click here or call 770-923-0883. It pays to plan ahead – start NOW for next February!
Design Your Own Training Program
Karla is adept at listening to your needs and/or the training requested by your employee surveys and crafting a program that fits those specific requests. Like fitting the pieces of a puzzle together, she customizes learning activities and workbooks to reach your desired goals.
Ready to start your virtual team on the path to excellence?
Contact us today and we’ll call you to discuss the specific benefits of Workplace Power Institute’s virtual training programs for your organization.
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