Instructor: Lynne Richards
Lynne Richards Biography: Lynne Richards, M.B.A., is founder and principal of Leading Generations, a management and leadership development firm which focuses on coaching, developing, and training leaders and emerging leaders to optimize performance and achieve results. She is an author, past president of Maine ATD, and a member of the National Speakers Association. As a former Department Head Director and manager combined with her 25 years of experience, she brings a wealth of hands-on, real world experience to her workshops and presentations. Her unique blend of humor, energy and practical approach, makes her an invaluable resource for organizations and individuals interested in expanding their skills 'toolkit' and enhancing performance. For more information, please see her website at www.leadinggenerations.com.

Classes by this instructor

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AgileEffective coaches use work problems as opportunities to develop strengths in their employees for the future. Using real-life case studies, participants will learn the difference between coaching and supervision. Discover how to utilize coachable moments to bring out the best in others and how to continuously build the skills and motivation of employees.

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Friday, December 1, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 213 (4 seats (16%) remaining)
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AgileAt some point every leader has to deal with sub-optimal performance. Why do employees fail to do what's expected of them and what action do you take to correct the situation? During this workshop learn a step-by-step approach to effectively manage poor performance. Discuss and practice strategies to deal with problem performance and behavior.

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Friday, December 15, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 213 (13 seats (52%) remaining)
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AgileThis course focuses on how team leaders identify tasks to be performed, develop action plans, and effectively direct the work of their team members. Participants will learn a six-step process of delegation. During this interactive course, participants will have an opportunity to practice their delegation skills and get feedback.

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Friday, November 17, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 213 (13 seats (52%) remaining)
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AgileUsing the right style of leadership for the right situation is a concern for everyone in a leadership role. Should I direct, coach, support or allow my employees to be self-reliant and empowered? How do I know that I am matching the appropriate leadership style for the level of employee competence? During this interactive workshop you will utilize a self-assessment to determine your versatility in using the right style based on the needs of the employee - the person being led. Learn how to become a more flexible leader and improve your conversations about performance and development between you, the leader, and the people who work for you so that competence is developed and talented individuals are retained.

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Friday, December 8, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 213 (16 seats (64%) remaining)
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AgileGiving feedback is a necessary and important part of workplace relationships, whether you are working with a peer, manager, staff member or customer. Learn how to turn a situation that many times ends in defensiveness or anger into a positive conversation that strengthens the working relationship and contributes to increased productivity.

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Friday, October 20, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 213
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AgileDo you ever wonder why some people are so stuck on numbers or budgets? Conversely, are you ever frustrated because people don’t take their budgets seriously? Are you confused when people value rules and regulations over individual needs? Or are you concerned that others don’t seem to understand the seriousness of the business we are in? Using a skills assessment, you will identify your interpersonal strengths and preferred behavioral style.  You'll also examine how different styles affect others, whether they are employees, peers or managers.  As a result, you'll have an increased understanding of the motivations and behaviors of yourself and others. Learn how to identify and work with people with different styles, reduce conflict, match rewards to motivation, improve teamwork and increase productivity.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Abromson Center, Room 216 (24 seats (96%) remaining)