NetSpeed Leadership: Management Training that Makes a Measurable Difference

NetSpeed Leadership Training Modules

Self Development

Leading at Net Speed
  • Identify the challenges to leading effectively at net speed
  • Understand how the five leadership guidelines can help you stay balanced
  • Plan for ways to apply the five leadership guidelines to your current priorities

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Building Open Communication
  • Listen in a way that encourages others to be open and forthcoming
  • Focus on the important aspects of what others are communicating
  • Present yourself with confidence
  • Be direct and honest without being overbearing

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Working with Communication Styles
  • Identify your own communication style
  • Recognize differences in communication styles
  • Develop strategies for working with people whose communication styles are different from your own

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Writing for High-Speed Readers
  • Use strategies to help readers respond quickly and easily
  • Organize information to meet the needs of high-speed readers
  • Use tools to produce effective quick-read documents

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Connecting with Your Career
  • Recognize and communicate your strengths and skills
  • Identify your work preferences
  • Develop and maintain a professional network
  • Elicit feedback and suggestions to shape your professional development

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Managing Time in Fast Forward
  • Focus on priority tasks that help you achieve your goals
  • Minimize interruptions that reduce your productivity
  • Handle the tyranny of email, voice mail and texts
  • Manage multiple priorities and incoming requests

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Performance Management

Hiring the Best Talent
  • Factor in both skills and talent when selecting employees
  • Ask questions that help you identify high performers
  • Conduct effective interviews from first to last

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Getting the Right Start
  • Set clear performance expectations with the employee
  • Get to know the employee and their needs
  • Provide useful on-the-job training and feedback

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Delegating Smartly
  • Specify what work to delegate and why
  • Choose the right person to delegate to
  • Use a model for successful delegation
  • Identify your delegation strengths and weaknesses and minimize the latter

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Coaching to Redirect
  • Give constructive feedback so that it can be heard and acted upon
  • Own your observations to reduce defensiveness
  • Recognize and appreciate performance improvement

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Coaching Smart People
  • Spot coaching opportunities and apply a model for coaching
  • Recognize what motivates your employees
  • Identify behaviors that help foster a coaching climate

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Turning Performance Problems Around
  • Observe and address performance issues quickly
  • Document conversations and follow up to ensure correction
  • Apply a model to get performance back on track

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Team Performance

Communicating to Influence
  • Develop techniques to influence effectively
  • Gain support for your ideas and plans
  • Use reflective listening to understand objections
  • Collaborate to determine a final strategy

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Meeting Change with Resilience
  • Explain the cycle of change and its impact on people in the workplace
  • Map a cycle of change from your past
  • Map an anticipated change and prepare to respond with resilience

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Building the Total Team
  • Manage the team, building on the strengths of individuals
  • Develop a high performance Total Team
  • Recognize the five phases of team development

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Transforming Team Conflict
  • Practice communication skills to help team members resolve and manage conflicts
  • Identify ways to promote constructive conflict resolution
  • Use a model to coach teams and individuals through constructive conflict resolution

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Running Effective Meetings
  • Develop a solid agenda
  • Apply techniques to streamline discussion
  • Use "quick and dirty" meeting strategies

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Managing Projects by Design
  • Develop clear objectives before starting a project
  • Prepare and implement a project plan
  • Monitor and deal with changes in the project plan
  • Improve your effectiveness as a project manager

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Organizational Impact

Setting and Achieving Goals
  • Set measurable, results-based goals
  • Select appropriate metrics to identify and measure success
  • Apply a negotiating model to set goals with others

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Creating an Inspiring Work Culture
  • Build an energizing, motivational work climate
  • Develop high performance by choice not by demand
  • Celebrate and reward success

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Making Strategic Decisions
  • Recognize the importance of thinking strategically when making a decision
  • Apply the guidelines for making effective decisions
  • Base decisions on sound criteria, linked to company objectives

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Leading Across Generations
  • Identify defining characteristics of the current four generations at work
  • Identify differences in motivation
  • Acknowledge and adapt leadership style to the various needs of each generation and coach appropriately

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Thinking to Break the Box
  • Break old thought patterns that constrain creativity
  • Use creative thinking techniques to reach innovative solutions
  • Apply synergistic thinking to on-the-job problems

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Appraising Performance
  • Link performance evaluations to stated expectations
  • Use descriptive language to coach for improvement
  • Conduct effective performance appraisal discussions

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Each face-to-face classroom
workshop is pre-qualified
for 3 credit hours by ISPI

These programs meet the requirements for 3 CPT points each to re-certify as a Certificated Performance Technologist (CPT) through the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI). For more information, visit