How often do you face conflict at work? If you dread it, you're not alone! Bolster your confidence and learn how to deal gracefully with conflict and difficult conversations by attending this four-day intensive, interactive program. You will develop specific skills that allow you to productively manage conflict—one of the most critical leadership skills. You'll take a comprehensive conflict-competence assessment, build new skills, and walk away with a personalized development plan.
The curriculum is full of opportunities to build skills, such as self-awareness, expert observation of others' behavior, and coaching. The class is highly interactive, including small-group exercises, time for reflection, and workshop-type skill building. And the social time is equally as stimulating, with a cocktail reception and an optional group dinner. After attending this program, you will have increased your value to the practice as a leader and improved your connections to team members who look to you for direction.
Highlights of what you'll learn include:Why dealing with conflict productively makes good business senseHow to create productive outcomes of conflict while reducing the likelihood of escalation or harmHow conflict competence can transform you into a sensational leaderTechniques for building skills in self-awareness, observing others' behavior to prevent escalation of conflict, and creating a culture of conflict competence in your entire team
Your take-homes include:New skills that transform you into expert in managing conflict productivelyA customized report detailing your strengths and weaknesses when dealing with conflict and how you compare to others nationwideA personal development plan that will help you continue to build your conflict competence
Shawn uses his combined professional experience in business management and psychotherapy to help you take an honest look at your ability to handle conflict and uncover blind spots in your emotional-intelligence skills. You will share your greatest challenges and uncover the barriers that keep you from performing your best as a leader in difficult situations. You'll build the foundation of a plan to continue to develop your emotional intelligence skills.
If we haven't convinced you yet, here are just a few outcomes from this retreat:Personally, you'll feel ready for any situation. At work and at home, the people around you will be amazed by your confidence, ease, and grace in handling difficult situations.You can teach your team to use conflict as a tool to foster creativity and innovation. You'll be tossing around new ideas rather than doing the same ol', same ol'.You'll create a safe environment and common language to help your team members grow and learn how to be masters of conflict themselves.You will avoid the stress of closed communication, not sharing information, and quick decisions that lead to problems later on. Less stress means more fun!
If you're frustrated with your ability to handle conflict at work, rest easy knowing that you'll leave with the skills you need to make it look like a piece of cake. This unique retreat is unlike any other continuing education event and is well suited for those in leadership positions, managers, and practice owners.
- Type: Community,Business & Technology
- Venue Description:
This Hilton Garden Inn in Austin provides all the high-level of service and comfort one can expect from a Hilton property. Every room is equipped with a microwave, mini-refrigerator and free high-speed Internet access. Another appealing feature of this hotel is the on-site convenience store and guest laundry facility. Business travelers are sure to enjoy the 24-hour business center and remote printing feature that enables you to print from anywhere in the hotel. The staff is friendly and will be sure to make your stay a pleasant one. With its location near U.S. Route 183, traveling into downtown Austin and exploring the surrounding area is made easy.