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In today’s challenging business world, a manager needs the answers before an issue surfaces as a problem. Catalyst Technologies' workshops provide you with proven tips, insights and technique that allow you to identify and resolve the causes of issues before they surface as time-consuming problems you don’t need. And it's all based on putting SOUL into your organization's daily life. CT likes to role up their sleeve with you and focus on solutions (see picture gallery of working with past clients.)

 

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Nailing Deadlines by Making Dreams Come True (Hands-On Workshop)

  • Designed For: Executives, Managers, Leads, Supervisors (optionally with their Staff/Teams)
  • Course Description: This is an interactive workshop that shows you how to objectively answer the question, “Why would my team be willing to aggressively meet a deadline?” It teaches you how to recognize the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to knowing what drives your team to do good work consistently. It gives you knowledge as to why your team would work late nights and make personal sacrifices, if needed. There are several popular myths about meeting deadlines. One myth involves money and finances. These myths may be impairing your judgment and misdirecting your attention. Knowing what drives your team is a science and using that information is an art. Myths limit your leadership choices and make you believe that there is no science. We want to describe the details of the science and then discuss how it affects the art of your effective leadership to nail deadlines while making you and your team’s dreams come true.
  • Learning Objectives: In this ½ day workshop, you’ll learn how to …
    • Cut through the myths and reveal the facts behind nailing deadlines specifically tailored to your work environment
    • Objectively determine what drives people in your group to work consistently, even in the worst situations, by applying:
      • A simple and effective communication practice
      • An objective and quick measurement system
      • A basic implementation and learning guideline (that focuses an individual on reliably achieving their professional goals through good work)
    • Integrate what is taught in class into your current leadership style to meet deadlines more consistently
  • Bonus Material: Provided to each participant is our desktop leadership e-learning software (evaluation version) to reinforce the workshop experience.
  • Time Investment: ½ Day
  • Cost Investment: Call for current pricing and discounts
  • Prerequisite: None

Rising above any Situation using Three Key Words (Hands-On Workshop)

  • Designed For: Executives, Managers, Leads, Supervisors
  • Course Description: This interactive workshop focuses on using a simple technique involving three key words that give you the ability to more effectively handle challenging business relationships and operations. By using these three words, combined with a simple technique, you can determine a strategy to handle various issues with greater confidence and ease. Past participants have applied this technique to variety of challenging scenarios including the running of an emotional meeting, talking to disgruntled employees, coping with seemingly impossible deadlines or dealing with unwanted change. During the 1.5 hour workshop, each participant is asked to apply the simple technique to determine a strategy to become more effective in dealing with three current issues.
  • Learning Objectives: In this 1.5 hour workshop, you’ll learn how to …
    • Apply a simple technique based on three key words to deal with challenging people and business situations more effectively and constructively
    • Apply a simple technique based on three key words to determine a strategy to accomplish goals with greater confidence and ease
    • Apply a simple technique based on three key words to facilitate positive discussions within a group and determine "out-of-the-box" ways to overcome specific challenges
  • Bonus Material: Provided to each participant is our desktop leadership e-learning software (evaluation version) to reinforce the workshop experience.
  • Time Investment: 1.5 Hours
  • Cost Investment: Call for current pricing and discounts
  • Prerequisite: Must have three challenging problems to discuss in class and determine a strategy to be more effective while in the workshop. (Personal situations with friends or family can also be used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the software and technique.)

Avoiding Costly Productivity Issues by Counting to 10, Twice (Hands-On Workshop)

  • Designed For: Executives, Managers, Leads, Supervisors (optionally with their Staff/Teams)
  • Course Description: By using simple techniques taught in this workshop, you can anticipate team productivity issues that would potentially cost you a month or more of work if not addressed. Significantly, the approach you will learn will take less time to use than counting to 10, twice. This workshop describes how to know the difference between repetitive productivity symptoms and their root causes. Finding solutions to a root causes can automatically resolve many other productivity, efficiency and quality issues throughout the year, saving the manager significant time and hassles. It also teaches how to use symptoms to identify root causes and what specifically needs to be solved to increase overall team performance and reliability.
  • Learning Objectives: In this 1 day workshop, youll learn how to …
    • Define a simple business standard for productivity reliability that can be applied within your specific work environment
    • Use a rapid, straight forward approach to reliably anticipate when a team’s productivity will drop below your set business standard
    • Tell the difference between a productivity symptom and its root cause
    • Use specific solutions to successfully address root issues, increasing team productivity, efficiency and quality throughout the year
  • Bonus Material: Provided to each participant is our desktop leadership e-learning software (evaluation version) to reinforce the workshop experience.
  • Time Investment: 1 day
  • Cost Investment: Call for current pricing and discounts
  • Prerequisite: None

Gaining Freedom by Having Everyone Else Have the Answers (Hands-On Workshop)

  • Designed For: Executives, Managers, Leads, Supervisors (optionally with their Staff/Teams)
  • Course Description: This workshop teaches managers how to create a staff or team that has answers to challenging and even controversial productivity, efficiency and quality problems. It teaches how to harness the broad knowledge and opinionated points of view within a group to creatively and sometime brilliantly solve productivity, efficiency and quality problems, even in the worst situations. This workshop teaches managers how to immediately set up a problem solving session that allows the majority of these issues to be effectively solved by various groups within your team, sometimes resulting in significant process improvements. It teaches you how to set up a system that ensures solutions identified by the groups precisely conform to your needs and that of the organization. This workshop is designed for managers who want to put their time and energies towards new opportunities and let their teams competently and even sometimes brilliantly handle operational issues.
  • Learning Objectives: In this 2 day workshop, you’ll learn how to …
    • Set up a simple and effective system that allows team members to immediately group together and rapidly solve challenging productivity, efficiency and quality problems (sometimes within minutes) using a consensus process before any significant and costly issues occur
    • Use a proven method that ensures all solutions precisely meet your needs and that of the organization
    • Facilitate a problem solving session using the participants in the workshop to provide the problems and to rapidly identify creative and maybe even brilliant solutions to the situations presented
  • Bonus Material: Provided to each participant is our desktop leadership e-learning software (evaluation version) to reinforce the workshop experience.
  • Time Investment: 2 days
  • Cost Investment: Call for current pricing and discounts
  • Prerequisite: None

Building Team Excellence using Precision Business Instruments (Hands-On Workshop)

  • Designed For: Executives, Managers, Leads, Supervisors
  • Course Description: This workshop teaches how to use advanced features of u2 Process Management software, the parent to all software provided in the previous workshops, to enhance your personalized leadership style. This training builds on all the other prerequisite workshops attended and software features used. This workshop teaches how to use advanced features of u2 leadership software to provide you with pin-point knowledge as to how to precisely increase your team’s productivity and get buy-in with a minimal amount of effort, hassles and time-investment on your part. It teaches you how to create project and operational plans in 1/20th the time, and do a variety of “best practice” business analysis and related reports within seconds by pushing a u2 button. (Additional reading material is available about u2 Software upon request.)
  • Learning Objectives: In 2 days, you will learn how to use advanced features of u2 software that include the ability to …
    • Be a precision business compass to know when, where and how to align the learning and growth of individuals within their group to meet challenging deadlines
    • Increase productivity and drive using a customizable, personal reward system for your workforce that’s self-maintained, automated and measurable
    • Increase your control in getting entire groups to creatively go beyond their perceived limits to consistency solve seemingly impossible productivity problems brilliantly, and enable them to do this throughout the year
    • Be a measurement system that reliably forecasts productivity outcomes 6 months in advance, identifies root issues, validates optimal solutions and then uses actual results to objectively provide lessons learned feedback to your team
  • Time Investment: 2 days
  • Cost Investment: Call for current pricing and discounts
  • Prerequisites: (1) Gaining Freedom by Having Everyone Else Have the Answers or Getting a Team to Believe in their own Magic (2) Purchase of u2 Leadership Software

Getting a Team to Believe in their own Magic (Hands-On Workshop)

  • Designed For: Managers with their Teams
  • Course Description: This is our flagship workshop, in which all the other workshops were eventually created. By using the technology and methodology described in this workshop, you and your team will be enlightened to the magic they posses when they are accountable to each other, open to communicate constructively, honestly value each other’s points of view and know the limits of what they can and cannot do when taking initiative to do their job well. If a manager wants to jump start the behavior of his team to focus on process improvement, task management and team building, this is the workshop to attend with his team. If a manager want his team to be more cooperative, focused and motivated to do their work with greater devotion, this is the workshop to attend with his team. If a manager just wants the team to become more integrated, open and dedicated, this is the workshop to attend with his team.
  • Learning Objectives: In this 2 ½ day workshop, as you watch and participate, your team will learn how to …
    • Openly receive feedback from their peers on improving their performance
    • Willingly track their progress and be grateful to receive feedback from you regarding their performance
    • Focus on continuous improvement of their productivity, efficiency and quality with help from their peers – and want to participate
    • Become more accountable for their tasks and activities because of the benefits they receive
    • Share creative ideas safely and be open to receive criticism on making these ideas realistic and valuable
    • Use empowerment as a measurable ability to produce incredible results for you and themselves
    • Solve problems brilliantly within a fraction of an hour that potentially were considered impossible to solve prior to their workshop experience
  • Time Investment: 2 ½ days
  • Cost Investment: Call for current pricing and discounts
  • Prerequisite: Purchase of u2 Leadership Software