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Training Context & Overview

Dramatic changes in recent decades, including becoming more diverse and team driven, have made traditional communication methods obsolete and ineffective in the workplace. Training in communication is moving out of the category of a “soft skill.” Data confirms that micro-inequities—small insults that do damage—play a major role in polarizing team members and creating often-unresolved conflicts. In high pressure situations, a wide range of such "insults" often occur, eroding employee performance and morale, which can have many levels of costly impact on retention. Thus, transparency combined with trust continue to gain increasing recognition as a key factors in building the kind of strong working relationships that enhance organizational success. More . . .

Client List

Hewlett Packard; Shell Oil; Nokia; Wells Fargo; General Dynamic; Roche Molecular Diagnostics; Babcock School of Business Management, Wake Forest University; Nordstrom; Lockheed Martin; St. Cloud Small Business Association, MN; the Forum of Executive Women, MN; and CCG Systems More . . .

Client Comments

“Powerful Non-Defensive Communication is the missing link …” “Your ideas mapped out a way to handle tough situations without becoming involved in power struggles …” “Sharon’s passion and obvious expertise for her subject area are so contagious …” "Breathtaking from the first word … " “Taking your workshop has made a world of difference in my management skills …” “The single most powerful workshop I've taken here in 16 years …” “I cannot imagine any other investment that would pay such high returns …” “An innovative and practical process with unlimited potential." More . . .

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