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Coaching, managing upwards, Understanding your boss,

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  • STRONG MESSAGE COACHING   WEBINARS HOW BEST TO MANAGE UPWARDS Mario Denton (MeCon, MBA, PhD) Let's network. Tel (w) + 27(0) 82 88 29903. E-mail address: marden@mweb.co.za Website: http://www.thestrongmessage.com/
  • WEBINARS: Why this new trend in coaching?  Learn the answers to key questions in each webinar.  Additionally, we will discuss how you can practically apply these newly found challenges in the workplace.  The emphasis will be on solutions and not selling any program.
  • STRONG MESSAGE: Series of Coaching webinars 1: How do we manage upwards? 2: Engagement: The real challenges to close the gap 3: Character and Competency Based Behavioural Interviewing Skills 4: Identifying and overcoming managerial diseases: energy wasters, takers and givers in the workplace 5: The Psychological Contract: The unwritten contract of employment 6: Courageous Conversations: How best to do this? 7: Optmising Human Potential through developing emotional IntelligenceLatest trends of development 8: Facilitating perpetual change in Turbulent times 9: Seven deadly work habits and discover how to overcome and to replace it 10: Entrepreneurship that prospers 11: The C3 Concept™ : Character plus Competency equals consistency 12: Character-based Leadership- The ultimate model
  • WEBINARS: Why this new trend in coaching? Benefits of attending What will the cost be for the annual series of 12 sessions: R500 Good news: Your first two sessions will be free Bonus: Electronic PDF booklet on career Seasons
  • Question Box What is the most important thing you want to learn from today’s webinar?
  • What is in it for me by attending this webinar  What are the things you can use to fully understand your boss and also his or her design? What do you mean and include by having a Psychological contract? I don’t trust him, our values clash and I believe a 360degree assessment is the way to go to set things straight: Do you have any practical ideas on how best to do this?
  • Managing Your Boss by John J. Gabarro and John P. Kotter Harvard Business Review Article THE FACT IS, BOSSES NEED COOPERATION, RELIABILITY, AND HONESTY FROM THEIR DIRECT REPORTS.. IF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR BOSS IS ROCKY, THEN IT IS YOU WHO MUST BEGIN TO MANAGE IT. WHEN YOU TAKE THE TIME TO CULTIVATE A PRODUCTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIP—BY UNDERSTANDING YOUR BOSS’S STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES, PRIORITIES, AND WORK STYLE—EVERYONE WINS.
  • PRE -TEST: DO YOU KNOW YOUR BOSS  How does your boss set out his expectations of you?  How does your boss like to receive information?  How does your boss communicate disappointment?  How does your boss give out praise?  How does your boss handle bad news or unexpected events?
  • How does your boss set out his expectations of you?
  • How does your boss like to receive information?
  • How does your boss communicate disappointment?
  • How does your boss give out praise?
  • How does your boss handle bad news or unexpected events?
  • What areas of friction did you identify? What will you do to minimize that friction?
  • What are two of your boss’s managerial weaknesses?
  • Describe a recent situation in which you made your boss look good, or made it easy for him or her to manage you.
  • In what ways can you compensate for your boss’s managerial weaknesses in order to help him or her out?
  • Q1: What is your experience in managing your boss Good Bad Career Limiting Be careful Don’t get involved Just accept the status quo
  • 1. YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER’S DESIGN
  • Knowing your boss  2. YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER’S PERSONAL VALUES  3. YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND WHAT IS KEEPING YOUR BOSS AWAKE AT NIGHT ABOUT THE ORGANISATION AND HIS JOB
  • Knowing your boss  4. YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND HOW YOU WILL DEAL WITH CONLICT AND MISUNDERSTANDING
  • The Heartbeat exercise
  • Knowing your boss  5. YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE DEMOTIVATORS  6. YOU NEED TO MAKE DEPOSITS IN HIS OR HER LIFE  7. YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND EACH OTHERS STRENGTHS  STRENGTHS
  • YOU NEED TO HAVE AN EYE BALL SESSION FROM TIME TO TIME
  • Call for action: Your Next Step … What do you need to start, stop or do differently What are the two things that you will do with this webinar knowledge?
  • Next Webinar Topic: Engagement: The real challenges and how to take control of disengagement  What are the reasons why employees move from fully engaged to a situation that they move towards disengagement?  How do we measure engagement and can you give me some indicators?  Fixing it: What are the best practices that you can share with us on this topic?
  • Benefits of attending The workplace is rapidly changing and information needs to be customised in order to meet the diverse needs of all organisations. Coaching webinars have a very important place in the workplace. Please submit your questions as we carry on
  • What will the cost be for the annual series of 12 sessions: R500 A one hour session with qualified coach is often between R 1000 and R2500 per session. Think about a day seminar and on average it differ between easily R3500 till about R5500 and it is often a monologue. Participants will also get the slides and support material afterwards