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Difficult People and Difficult Conversations

One of the first issues a new leader faces is working with difficult people. The way you manage a difficult person or conversation can make or break your career. Learn tools you can use immediately to become a better leader and help your people become more effective.

Communication and Other Soft Skills

Communication is the number one soft skill people expect in today’s world. If you want to make a big difference in your leadership career, develop transforming communication skills. Leaders who can effectively communicate in many different ways create energy and harmony. 

Motivating and Inspiring Others

You play a unique role in facilitating organizational success by helping your people tap into their motivations. Leaders who understand what motivates their people, will accelerate strategic outcomes and think about what that means for the business and your team. Lead from the “why” and you’ll see great success.

Empowering and Delegating

It’s not as simple as saying, “you’re empowered.” In fact, that statement will cost you leadership credibility and social power unless you understand how to empower. Leaders who rise to the top understand how to empower and delegate. Learn how to get good at doing both. Your social capital will soar.

Prioritizing, Planning, and Executing

The best leaders are skilled planners. They know how to translate their plans into action by prioritizing and driving execution. Keeping the work constantly connected to top priorities is the difference between promotion and plateau. Give yourself an edge – get good at Prioritizing, Planning, and Executing.

Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

Decision-making and problem-solving are closely related skills. Yet, there are big differences. When a leader makes a decision they commission action. Problem-solving is making decisions while creating change to resolves a problem. These two skills gives you another competitive advantage.



Trust and Transparency

Difficult People

This simulation is comprised of a number of micro-case situations. The situations have all come from real experiences that we have witnessed or have been a part of. Only the names have been changed to protect the guilty. The simulated micro-cases are sequentially triggered.

You will be asked to engage in a group breakout discussion forum. The specific forum topics will open up on each new day of the simulation.