DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS: A MANAGER'S GUIDE TO THE TOUGHEST WORKPLACE AND EMPLOYEE CHALLENGES
with Margaret Morford
May 07, 2024, 9 AM - 12 PM Central Time

$395 (US) per person
Fiorella's Event Space
9000 W 137th St., Overland Park, KS 66221
913.956.5747

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Book by Margaret Morford
Book by Margaret Morford

DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS: A MANAGER'S GUIDE TO THE TOUGHEST WORKPLACE AND EMPLOYEE CHALLENGES

 
This program teaches essential skills which every manager needs to succeed. Learn proven strategies for having courageous conversations to tackle the toughest workplace and employee issues. Discover how to address performance problems and provide feedback with candor and grace. Become comfortable having difficult conversations 'in the moment' so that small issues are addressed quickly and don't become big issues saved for annual reviews. This will be a fun and interactive seminar with the goal of helping successful managers become even better. With years of experience as a VP of HR, Margaret Morford has no shortage of real world examples to use in her seminar (she guarantees many will sound familiar to you!).

MARGARET MORFORD

 

Margaret Morford has worked as an attorney, specializing in employment law and has been the Vice President of Human Resources for three large companies. She is often quoted as a business expert in newspapers and magazines across the country, including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune and USA Today. She is also the author of two best-selling business books, Management Courage - Having the Heart of a Lion and The Hidden Language of Business - Workplace Politics, Power & Influence.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

 
  • Five principles of management courage
  • Best practices and tips for having courageous conversations
  • Framework to evaluate your current management courage
  • Proven ways to instill management courage in your day-to-day activities


TOPICS COVERED

 

COURAGE AS A LEADER

  • Defining Management Courage
  • Understanding the Three Principles of Management Courage
  • Evaluating your current Management Courage

INTERPERSONAL STRATEGIES AND TOOLS

  • Adjusting your communication to the person with whom you are dealing
  • Going beyond the facts to get better outcomes
  • Verbal scripts for tough business conversation

COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS

  • Addressing the employee that is not currently promotable
  • Dealing with the employee that is constantly critical and negative of everything you do
  • Handling employee mistakes without destroying morale

GUIDE TO PARTICIPANT SELECTION

 
Senior Leaders
APPLICABLE IF IT MATCHES A DEVELOPMENT NEED
Mid-Level-Leaders
PRIMARY TARGET AUDIENCE
Emerging Leaders and Functional Experts
PRIMARY TARGET AUDIENCE


Program Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Delivery Method: Live - in Person
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Participants will earn 3 CPE credits or 3 PDC credits
Field of Study: Personal Development
 
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