Relationship-Building Communication Skills Programs

Two-hour to two-day programs geared to develop and enhance communication skills at the core of any thriving organization.

MASTER SHORTCUTS

The two words information and communication are used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out, communication is getting through.
–Sydney Harris

Objective: Learn the simple and practical teacher’s key to communicating with anyone creating greater teamwork, more loyal customers, improved efficiency and a cohesive company culture.

Your Takeaway:

  • Understanding of the four distinct methods of communicating, how to identify them and respond accordingly.
  • Gaining insight into how others receive and give appreciation
  • How to maximize your own communication style
  • How effective communication bridges gaps between your customer, your boss or co-worker and you
  • Identifying the various ways others are motivated

Duration: 2 hours

Who should attend: Professionals at any level who want to build confidence and interpersonal communication skills to create powerful relationships.

Fee: $3500

CULTIVATING CONFIDENCE

The art of communication is the language of leadership.
–James Humes

Objective: Learn the simple, practical teacher’s key to communication styles strengthening personal capabilities and establishing a benchmark of quality that promotes a flourishing organization.

Your Takeaway:

  • Understanding of the four distinct methods of communicating, how to identify them and respond accordingly
  • Identify how others are motivated and receive appreciation
  • Maximize your communication style
  • Practical application with communication styles for more effective leadership
  • Understanding the power of focused intent
  • Key workarounds for meeting with resistance

Duration: 4 hours (half day)

Who should attend: Professionals at any level who want to build confidence and interpersonal communication skills to create powerful relationships looking to strengthen their capabilities and establish a more authentic power base.

Fee: $4,200

EXPANDING POTENTIAL

Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.

~Anais Nin

Objective: Create motivation and methods for expanding one’s potential, building on straightforward and practical communication tools. Build confidence and connection skills, embracing innate resources to extract one’s stellar & capable qualities bringing authentic personal power into all aspects of the business, assurance to the team, increased ability to inspire and motivate employees as well as developing strong relationships with vendors, clients and co-workers.

Your Takeaway:

  • Understanding of the four distinct methods of communicating, how to identify them and respond accordingly
  • Techniques to discover and ignite innate talents
  • Tools to identify possible saboteurs and resistances
  • Confidence building through perception shifts
  • Practical applications of communication tools in both personal and business settings
  • Methods for focusing intent to achieve physical results

Duration: 8 hours (1 day)

Who should attend: Professionals and leaders who want uncommon tools to succeed in any social or business situation, build confidence, enhance or supercharge their potential, and see what others often miss.

Fee: $8,400

INSPIRING LEADERSHIP

Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.

~Abraham Lincoln

Objective: Embrace unique tools for leaders and managers to actively problem solve using a win/win scenario, inspire and empower employee resourcefulness and allow company leadership to guide in innovative ways. This creates strong and authentic leaders, from a place of mutual respect, heightens your place in the industry, offers an advantage that will tip the scale toward doing business with you and creates an environment that attracts the highest producers.

Your Takeaway:

  • Understanding how appreciation motivates employees and how to effectively  communicate that appreciation
  • Understanding concepts that add value for an employee and strategies for enhancing job satisfaction
  • Identifiers of the four methods of communication and tips for relating to each type
  • How to create a sense of belonging and cooperation in a workforce
  • How to inspire creativity and innovation to maximize team potential
  • Win/win methods for conflict resolution, including letting an employee go
  • Tips for creating an extraordinary team and building trust in company leadership
  • How to harness your personal power to lead with greater authority
  • Instruments to establish clear direction in creating focus and accountability
  • Methods to establish feelings of stability and certainty for greater productivity and less turn-over
  • A deeper connection to your personal integrity as a leader

Duration: 16 hours (2 days)

Who should attend: Upcoming, high potential and experienced leaders who are looking for creative and long-lasting ways to achieve outstanding results in their organization. This program is specific for leaders who want a new skill set which not only sets their company apart in terms of quality relationships with clients, but also a more integrated and inspired internal team as well.

Fee: $14,500

EVEREST

A MULTI-STEP TRAINING PROGRAM SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR BLENDING COMPANIES

Leadership is the process ordinary people use when they are bringing forth the best from themselves and others. Liberate the leader in everyone and extraordinary things happen. ~The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner

Objective: Establish a strong, central authority with standards of integrity, accountability and vision, operating as a role model for all employees.

Your Takeaway:

A transformed and integrated company through visionary guidelines, protocols of accountability, high standards of integrity, and methods of leading that reflect these high standards to produce a model company where everyone flourishes with the result being higher productivity, performance and creativity.

Step One: Leadership Identification and Training

Two-Day Training with Executive Leadership Team to gain insightful, practical tools and awarenesses to bring a leadership team to the highest level of integrity, communication, motivation and trustworthiness to model the kind of company desired, setting the vision for a growing, thriving and innovative organization.

Includes interactive sessions, materials and a follow-up session with Advantage (via conference call or video conferencing) to review standards of integrity, vision, role model, practical steps and action items.

Step Two: Imparting Standards and Vision to Middle Managers

One-Day training with Middle Managers (& some members of the Executive Team co-leading) to impart the vision of the leadership, teach how to implement it and how to manage in a thriving company as a team, using change as a catalyst for growth.

Includes interactive sessions, materials and a follow-up session with Advantage (via conference call or video conferencing) to review effective results, being impactful managers and questions and concerns.

Step Three: Arming all staff with communication resources for greater teamwork

Half-Day Training with Production/Sales/Office Employees* to teach communication and relations skills, emphasizing the vision encouraging teamwork, collaboration and offering guidelines for success.

Includes interactive sessions & materials. The follow-up is with each individual and their manager to identify high points of job, skills not currently used, communication type with strengths and challenges, action items for greater fulfillment and productivity. (*includes Middle Managers co-training)

Fee: dependent upon number of integrating offices or facilities, middle manager trainings and production/sales/office trainings. Contact Advantage for a quote.

CUSTOM EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

If you want to change the face of our world, empower young people to become all they can be. Their natural creativity, curiosity and talents can be reinforced instead of diminished. At AIR, we create custom programs for any age groups, junior high schools through college, and arm them with tools that change their lives, help them understand themselves and each other and learn a language of connection from early on. These programs boost self-esteem, embolden with positive identification and strong social skills.

Ask about the programs we have done and ones we can create for your young people.

One of the most important things we adults can do for our young children is to model the kind of person we would like them to be. ~ Carol Hillman

Companies Profit when People Flourish