Leader-Grit

CORPORATE LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNICATION WORKSHOPS

Welcome to leader-grit!

These sessions were curated by creative leaders and master facilitators to ensure that the content is relevant and interactive. Most sessions run between two and three hours. While they can all be executed over Zoom, we prefer to see you in person, live and create real connections.

Leader-Grit provides sessions that are easy to digest with impactful tools and strategies that support work climate and improve culture. These tools are actionable, relevant and can be built into any work environment as quickly as the next day!

SESSIONS

leader-grit, Emotional IQ & Social-Emotional Learning

Are your team members feeling the love? Do you feel your team is disconnected at times? Wish you knew how to share the love with them? Often leaders don’t pay enough attention to how their staff are feeling or should be feeling. They underestimate how central emotions are needed to build the right workplace culture. In this session, we will show a clear connection between emotional intelligence and social-emotional learning. Participants will walk away with five kind digestible strategies that will shift the climate of your workplace. These strategies will help you and your teams “feel the love” and build the emotional intelligence of staff in order to create a more productive, positive and work environment.

The “Superteam Meeting”: 3+ Ways to Mindfulness and Staff Support

In order for staff to feel supported, we need to spend time ensuring they are feeling safe and seen. When this happens, they carry it over to their peers and stakeholders. In this session, we will walk through creative & simple ways to approach mindfulness in staff meetings that don’t intimidate staff. We will share methods that support you as a leader to build confidence in delivering a mindful practice, and how to incorporate it into your staff meetings in a nonthreatening way. No fluff here.

What’s My Why?

Based on Simon Sinek’s famous Ted Talk “Start with Why” this session helps staff at any level examine why they are in the professional spaces they are in based on a deep personal reflection. Afterall, they are connected. We will reflect, share ideas and tips on how to identify ‘your spark’ or reignite it so that participants begin to share, give, and build a community where they are inspired, feel great at work, and end their days with fulfillment and purpose.

Mindful Conflict Resolution Solutions

Disgruntled, disengaged and disconnected staff have your head spinning? Searching for mindful and safe communication strategies to utilize when having hard conversations with staff? Then, this session is for you! Join us and explore non-threatening and inclusive, simple to implement communication strategies. These activities support your work as a leader in order to build a perfectly productive team and a positive work culture. Leave with new ideas for building a collaborative and cooperative team!

What Suit Am I Wearing Today?

Are you an administrator struggling with staff engagement and professionalism? In this workshop, we will examine how staff actions are impacting the work environment. If your staff wants to be treated well and with respect, we ask them if they are sending out the same message they are expecting in return. In this reflection-based workshop, we will create a safe space and take a deep look at professional and personal behavior. We will dive into how we show up for our colleagues and team members each day, as well as how that behavior spills out into our personal lives. We work with teams to create non-threatening accountability plans and staff driven solutions to improve the work environment. While the approach is gentle, the work we do in this session can be confronting. It’s time to get honest.

Customer Service 101

Eye contact, a warm smile, speaking clearly, basic pleasantries, follow-up and out of the box thinking. If these are foreign to you, this workshop is for you or your staff! We will help participants understand who and what a stakeholder is. We will also share ideas how to treat customers, internal colleagues as well as partners, board members etc. with respect and superior customer service. Get your role-playing hats on for this session! We go above and beyond to help participants understand the importance of branding, culture and, of course, how to smile.

Leader-grit Adult Wellness Series

Holistic Wellness & Social-Emotional Learning

Participants will examine their own self-awareness and life balance in order to assess how they are managing life during these most unpredictable times in history. We will introduce a mindfulness and emotional intelligence strategies/tool that help staff stay healthy and productive. Participants will be prompted to develop healthy activities and accountability forums addressing — Mindfulness, Body Awareness, Community and Connection, and Digital and Social Media Consciousness in order to build new habits that promote learning, connection, a sense of community.

Rise Up!

Participants will examine their own self-awareness and life balance in order to assess how they are managing life during this new, irregular normal. We will introduce mindfulness and emotional intelligence strategies that help participants stay healthy and productive. Participants will be prompted to develop healthy habits and accountability activities addressing — Mindfulness, Body Awareness, Community and Connection and Digital and Social Media Consciousness in order to build new habits that promote learning, connection, a sense of community.

Slowing Down with Gratitude

Reflecting and continuing with the content of the previous session, participants will share their wellness and healthy behavior accomplishments. In this session, we will explore gratitude as a tool for maintaining happiness and building relationships within oneself, with teams, and one on one. Participants will continue to develop healthy activities and accountability forums addressing — Mindfulness, Body Awareness, Community and Connection, and Digital and Social Media Consciousness in order to build new habits that promote learning, connection, a sense of community.

Growth and Fixed Mindset

In this session, we will explore and discuss how to build a growth mindset in order to build resilience and grit over time. We will examine and learn about how to identify when a fixed mindset becomes an obstacle and how to address it. Participants will continue to develop healthy activities and accountability forums addressing — Mindfulness, Body Awareness, Community and Connection and Digital and Social Media Consciousness in order to build new habits that promote learning, connection, a sense of community.

Sneaky Subtext

Is what you do and what you think two very different actions? Is your subtext interfering with your decision making? In this session, participants will explore how to recognize thought patterns and perceptions from the past. Participants will learn a new approach to decision making based on their understanding of subtext and storing old ideas in order to have clarity and build strong communication skills. Participants will be prompted to develop healthy activities and accountability forums addressing — Mindfulness, Body Awareness, Community and Connection, and Digital and Social Media Consciousness in order to build new habits that promote learning, connection, a sense of community.

Pause for Creativity

The ability to know when to step back in order to create something new is a highly valued quality in the workplace. It takes courage to slow down, pause, ideate, and risk a new way of being. In this session, we will examine the power of pause in order to develop space for innovation and creativity. This session will ask participants to share their creativity through a research – based doodling practice (yes, doodling!) to unleash creativity and problem solve. Participants will explore pausing to imagine a work environment of their dreams! Participants will be prompted to develop healthy activities and accountability forums addressing — Mindfulness, Body Awareness, Community and Connection, and Digital and Social Media Consciousness in order to build new habits that promote learning, connection, a sense of community.

What Do You Ride For?

Current events to date are separating us now more than ever. As humans in the workplace, it is important to be able to discuss challenging topics, share ideas, and advocate for injustices. We need to create a safe space for ourselves, our colleagues and stakeholders to explore race, segregation, and being comfortable with shifting the narrative. In this session, we will use the Freedom Rides of 1961 events to help us become aware of our power to make a change by declaring what YOU RIDE FOR! Participants will be prompted to develop healthy activities and accountability forums addressing — Mindfulness, Body Awareness, Community and Connection, and Digital and Social Media Consciousness in order to build new habits that promote learning, connection, a sense of community.

Reflection Session

In this culminating session, participants will review the previous content and co-create activities for teambuilding or retreats, build new styled agendas, and explore ways to implement these practices in their own organizations. This provides the opportunity for staff to own the learning and use the strategies in real-time.