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Leverage Problem-Solving Styles to Lead, Manage, and Collaborate
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This workshop will help you understand why wild ideas are the norm for some while others only share thoughtful plans, why some colleagues meticulously plan while others just jump in, and why some are very deferential while others seem oblivious when it comes to hierarchy.

9/16/2019
When: Monday, September 16, 2019
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: WGR Office
1420 New York Ave., NW
5th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia  20005
United States
Presenter: Anne Collier, Leadership & Workplace Culture Speaker, Arudia
Contact: WGR Office
202-868-6797


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Event Description


Regardless of experience levels, most leaders (everyone, really) experience frustrations and challenges with certain colleagues. Colleagues’ actions don’t always make sense; the leader is certain he or she was clear, but the work product was off target. This frustration can be perversely compounded when the leader knows individual team members are smart, dedicated, and hardworking, but somehow are not leveraging their own or each other's strengths and differing problem-solving styles for the benefit of the organization.

Key takeaways from this workshop:

  • How to lead, manage, and collaborate more effortlessly with the colleagues most different from you.
  • Learn how to recognize others’ needs to be managed consistent with their own problem-solving styles.
  • Tactical skills on how to manage consistent with your report's own problem-solving styles.
  • Learn how to use coaching skills to work more collaboratively and productively, while creating a more inclusive environment.

Handouts: Participants will take the Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory  (KAI) is one of the world’s foremost measures for problem-solving, teamwork and creativity. Participants will be provided with The Workplace Toolkit: Actionable Approaches to People Problems which provides a framework for understanding how to create effective collaboration.

This workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to understand and work more effectively with others. This includes everyone from seasoned managers to those without managerial responsibility. 

Limited to 20 participants.

Registration Fees:

  • Member: $350 (early bird $300, ends August 9)
  • Non Member: $400

As a special bonus your registration includes a complimentary personal coaching session with Anne (a $240 value)! 

About the facilitator, Anne Collier An expert leadership coach and trainer, Anne Collier gives clients a competitive edge by helping them discover their strengths and teaching them how to use those strengths to their greatest advantage. Clients walk away from Anne’s coaching and workshops with a powerful set of tools that helps them identify and achieve critical goals, including enhancing communication skills, developing leadership and management skills, and boosting team performance with an enduring sense of purpose. Anne practiced law in Washington, D.C. with Miller & Chevalier, Chtd and King & Spalding, where she represented and advised Fortune 500 corporations on various tax and business matters. Prior to private practice, Anne was an attorney with the Treasury Department.

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied 3 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.


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