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TRAVEL

April travels from Lansing or Detroit Michigan.

Coach airfare   |   Chain Hotel   |   BYOC (Brings her own coffee)

TRAVEL

April travels from Lansing or Detroit Michigan.

Coach airfare | Chain Hotel | BYOC (Brings her own coffee)

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BIOGRAPHY

INTRODUCTION

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS AND OBJECTIVES

READY, Set, Change! Simplify and Accelerate Organizational Change

READY, Set, Change! provides a framework for those who are responsible for change but are not change management experts. In this session, participants learn how to successfully lead organizational change initiatives. Discover how to approach and implement change and ensure business objectives are met while addressing resistance and delighting stakeholders.

Takeaways:

  • Recognize the impact of organizational change management on creating better outcomes for change.
  • Describe the benefit of change and develop the change narrative and context.
  • Develop techniques to identify stakeholders and use targeted support for successful change.
  • Use the READY, Set, Change! five-step framework to increase change adoption and initiative success

Secrets of Successful Sponsor Engagement

Everything you need to know about sponsors, but were afraid to ask

Have you ever thought ""Why won't my sponsor do more to help successfully lead change?"" If so, you're not alone. Invested and involved project sponsors are essential to ensure successful change. Connect deeply with sponsors and develop consistent, collaborative communication and activities to increase implementation success.

Takeaways:

  • Determine and develop sponsor vision
  • Design opportunities for maximum impact
  • Recognize style and communication comfort.
  • Create role activities to spotlight sponsor strengths.
  • Produce virtual challenges and summits for effective sponsor engagement.
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Creating and Sustaining a Positive Workplace

Breaking the 7 habits of Negativity and other secrets of getting along!

This presentation provides insights into the 7 Habits of Negativity with strategies and tactics to stop gossip, increase camaraderie and develop positive workplace practices. Learn techniques for getting along with others to attain the many benefits of a positive and engaged work place.

Takeaways:

  • Discover actionable strategies to help re-route negative behaviors.
  • Learn how to eliminate negative contagion and improve culture.
  • Use a seven-step approach to share and sustain a positive vision and increase job satisfaction.

Get READY for Rapid Change!

Preparing for and adopting unexpected change

Our organizations are inundated with change. New technologies, operational challenges, and adjusted expectations are creating rapid, compounding change. Discover a model to navigate personal and organizational change while building agility and resilience in yourself and others.

Identify strategies and techniques to recognize and overcome resistance, uncertainty, and apprehension. Use the READY framework to design an action plan to adapt to change and encourage organizational adoption of change.

Takeaways:

  • Identify rapid change and the impact of the ongoing change cycle.
  • Discover the power of a relevant and relatable story about the benefit of change.
  • Engage in productive behaviors and strategies to increase resilience.
  • Develop a plan for sustainable change adoption
  • Reduce resistance and build habits to promote resilience.
Download this Program
Download this Program

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS AND OBJECTIVES

READY, Set, Change! Simplify and Accelerate Organizational Change

READY, Set, Change! provides a framework for those who are responsible for change but are not change management experts. In this session, participants learn how to successfully lead organizational change initiatives. Discover how to approach and implement change and ensure business objectives are met while addressing resistance and delighting stakeholders.

Takeaways:

  • Recognize the impact of organizational change management on creating better outcomes for change.
  • Describe the benefit of change and develop the change narrative and context.
  • Develop techniques to identify stakeholders and use targeted support for successful change.
  • Use the READY, Set, Change! five-step framework to increase change adoption and initiative success
Download READY, Set, Change Program
Secrets of Successful Sponsor Engagement
Everything you need to know about sponsors, but were afraid to ask

Have you ever thought ""Why won't my sponsor do more to help successfully lead change?"" If so, you're not alone. Invested and involved project sponsors are essential to ensure successful change. Connect deeply with sponsors and develop consistent, collaborative communication and activities to increase implementation success.

Takeaways:

  • Determine and develop sponsor vision
  • Design opportunities for maximum impact
  • Recognize style and communication comfort.
  • Create role activities to spotlight sponsor strengths.
  • Produce virtual challenges and summits for effective sponsor engagement.
Download the Secrets of Successful Sponsors Program
Creating and Sustaining a Positive Workplace
Breaking the 7 habits of Negativity and other secrets of getting along!

This presentation provides insights into the 7 Habits of Negativity with strategies and tactics to stop gossip, increase camaraderie and develop positive workplace practices. Learn techniques for getting along with others to attain the many benefits of a positive and engaged work place.

Takeaways:

  • Discover actionable strategies to help re-route negative behaviors.
  • Learn how to eliminate negative contagion and improve culture.
  • Use a seven-step approach to share and sustain a positive vision and increase job satisfaction.
Download the Creating and Sustaining a Positive Workplace Program
Get READY for Rapid Change!
Preparing for and adopting unexpected change

Our organizations are inundated with change. New technologies, operational challenges, and adjusted expectations are creating rapid, compounding change. Discover a model to navigate personal and organizational change while building agility and resilience in yourself and others.

Identify strategies and techniques to recognize and overcome resistance, uncertainty, and apprehension. Use the READY framework to design an action plan to adapt to change and encourage organizational adoption of change.

Takeaways:

  • Identify rapid change and the impact of the ongoing change cycle.
  • Discover the power of a relevant and relatable story about the benefit of change.
  • Engage in productive behaviors and strategies to increase resilience.
  • Develop a plan for sustainable change adoption
  • Reduce resistance and build habits to promote resilience.
Get READY for Rapid Change Program

Have a Question? I would love to discuss how I can best serve your conference's attendees! Send me a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible! 

Contact April!
Have a Question? I would love to discuss how I can best serve your conference's attendees! Send me a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible! 
Contact April!