THE HUMAN FACTOR, Inc. specializes in providing a comprehensive and sustainable approach where real learning and behavior change is achieved. We know that excellence happens in contextTM – employees do well when they have the right tools and skills to get the right job done. Our role is to support you in creating a context (including individual behaviors, processes, skills & tools) that supports and encourages the type of results critical for your success. We work to enable you to continue long after we are gone, creating competence and self-reliance in the organization. We provide engaging and interesting learning in the moment, tools to apply on the job, exercises to stimulate interest, and follow up as appropriate to embed the desired behaviors. Conducted on-site at your place of business, via webinar, or video our leadership development programs offer a convenient and cost-effective way to increase your leadership capabilities, grow your key managers and build a stronger, more capable organization.
Is your strategic planning process mostly hit or miss? This comprehensive overview of strategic planning takes all the guesswork out of the process and puts you in control of your business. Topics covered include:
Includes models, worksheets, questions, tips and templates to support your plan and turn your vision into reality.
When was the last time someone on your team came up with a really new idea that contributed significantly to your business? This session will teach you how to incorporate innovation into everything you do by:
You’ll get tools, tips and techniques that can be used immediately to achieve desired business results. All participants receive a reference book and a series of weekly email follow-up materials to support cultivating the habit of innovation.
Have you ever wondered how you can instantly hit it off with some people while others drive you nuts? This upbeat and interactive program looks at decision-making, data gathering, communication, organization and living style utilizing the Myers-Briggs Temperament Sorter and Ladder of Inference. Participants will:
The session provides teams and organizations with a framework and common language for dealing with difficult workplace challenges. It includes a self-assessment, debriefs, exercises and follow-up emails to embed the learning and develop desired behaviors.
Want to learn how to communicate quickly and effectively in today’s “get to the point” business world. Then our “Productive Communications” seminar is for you! Key learning points include:
The session includes a self-assessment, practice exercises and take-away tools to embed the learning and develop desired behaviors, and can be delivered in a series of three 1-hour lunch & learn sessions.
Do your employees truly understand what you say, or do they just nod their heads and pretend? Stop hoping they “get it” and make sure with this insightful program designed to develop deeper communication competencies for more productive conversations. You will:
This program includes a self-assessment, use of participant examples and take-away tools to embed the learning and develop desired behaviors, and can be delivered in a series of three 1-hour lunch & learn sessions.
Tired of going through one bad hire after another before finding the right person? Learn how to hire right the first time with proven behavioral interviewing and selection techniques. This highly interactive 4-hour session explores key aspects of the interviewing and selection process, including:
This session includes group discussion, hands-on practice and development of work product, as well as tools and templates to use during the actual hiring process.
Motivating and encourage employees to higher performance is one of your most important roles as a manager. This program takes an in-depth look at the critical aspects of performance management, including:
This 4-hour session reinforces the notion of performance management as an ongoing process rather than a one-time event, and can be adapted to meet the unique needs of any group. Participants will walk away with tools, templates and reference materials they can easily integrate into their own performance management systems.
What if you went to a basketball game and they didn’t keep score? Now you know how employees feel when they don’t get the feedback they want and need! Providing deliberate, direct and skillful feedback is essential for a happy, motivated and productive workforce. In this intense 4-hour workshop, you will learn how to conduct conversations that produce:
The session includes a self-assessment, group activities, video, and follow-up materials to embed the learning and shift behaviors.
When it comes to developing your people, which would you rather be – a role model or a horrible warning to others? This program offers a forthright look at how the best managers develop their people, including:
The session includes a self-assessment, practice session, and development planning process guide to embed the learning and develop desired behaviors
Sports shoe giant Nike says it best – just do it! But sometimes “just doing it” isn’t so easy. In this fast-paced program you will learn to get the right things done efficiently and effectively by:
The session includes multiple templates, tools and tips that can be used to accelerate your organization in achieving desired results.
In today’s business world, constant innovation via new products, services, methods, channels of delivery and pricing structures is a given. The organizations that lead the way are those who have leaders that embrace change rather than resist it. To assist you in thriving at the speed of change, the session shows you how to use change to your advantage by becoming more:
You’ll get very clear on your current attitude toward change while identifying what you can do to help yourself and others in your organization become more resilient in the face of constant change.
What would you do with your life if you had greater self-awareness coupled with the clarity, energy and resources to achieve your personal vision? Find out in this intensely personal session that uncovers the secrets of your personal success. In a safe and comfortable manner, you will discover what is really important in our life how to build the right support system to help them get it. Specifically, you will be guided to:
This session is designed to last between 4 and 6 hours broken into 1-three hour portion, and 2-one and one-half hour pieces. It can be also subdivided over the course of 2 days or delivered in one full day. Participants walk away with a learning journal that can be referenced and used time and time again. They also receive a series of email follow up materials to support achieving their personal purpose and vision.
The “what” of the manager’s role is easy — establishing and aligning team vision, goals and objectives. The “how” is not so easy. With so many responsibilities and demands on your time, how do you know what to focus on in order to fulfill your role? This hands-on session covers the five key areas of the manager’s role — planning, organizing, developing teams and individuals, communicating and monitoring – and shows how to develop the building blocks that will enable your organization to create a sustainable competitive advantage.
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