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Cooking Up Collaboration2011 Dfw


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Introduction to Cooking Up Collaboration

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Cooking Up Collaboration2011 Dfw

  1. 1. <ul><li>Foster teamwork and collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire employee creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Build better business relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate leadership principles </li></ul><ul><li>That’s what we’re cooking up! </li></ul>Barbara Beggs Beggs Consulting 214-364-9269 Check out Cooking Up Collaboration on Facebook
  2. 2. What is Cooking Up Collaboration? <ul><li>As they work together, team learn how well they plan, communicate and manage a deadline. Most of all they find out “How did I show up as a team member?” </li></ul><ul><li>Teams prepare a gourmet meal using specially selected recipes and seasonal ingredients </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who Needs Cooking Up Collaboration? <ul><li>Virtual teams </li></ul><ul><li>Teams going through mergers </li></ul><ul><li>Boards of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Successful teams looking to top their own performance </li></ul><ul><li>Ideal for dinner for a multi- day meeting or conference </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is Cooking Up Collaboration Unique? <ul><li>Which of your strengths did you share with your team? </li></ul><ul><li>How will what you learned make you a better leader? </li></ul><ul><li>What will be the challenges to bringing about change? </li></ul><ul><li>TV chefs don’t prepare those oh-so-complicated </li></ul><ul><li>dishes by themselves. It’s a well coordinated effort </li></ul><ul><li>among skilled collaborators who bring their best </li></ul><ul><li>game and together meet a challenge. </li></ul><ul><li>To succeed, teams must have everyone’s best effort </li></ul><ul><li>collaborating in trusting manner to maximize the </li></ul><ul><li>contributions of all involved . </li></ul><ul><li>The critical part of the program is the facilitated </li></ul><ul><li>discussion led by a team of certified coaches under </li></ul><ul><li>the direction of Executive Coach, Barbara Beggs. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Clients and the Media Say <ul><li>“ Simply the best team-building program ever. A 10!” </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Solutions Manager, Sprint </li></ul><ul><li>“ Our people loved everything about it but especially that it was collaborative, not competitive.” </li></ul><ul><li>Sammons Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>“ Cooking Up Collaboration was ranked as ‘far exceeded expectations’ by over 80% of participants. It was the highlight of our international three day meeting.” </li></ul><ul><li>McAfee </li></ul><ul><li>Read about us in the Dallas Morning News </li></ul><ul><li> click here </li></ul>
  6. 6. Some of our Venues Miele Showroom Dallas Design District The Aloft Hotel Patio Plano The South Fork Hotel Plano
  7. 7. More Venues The Shooting Star Ranch and Retreat Red Oak The Morrison Showroom Fort Worth The Ranch House The Colony
  8. 8. The Process and Pricing <ul><li>C ost is figured per person plus facility rental. Pricing varies given the venue and number of participants. </li></ul><ul><li>Effective June 1, 2010 we can bring the program to the venue of your choice, using our portable kitchens to cook. </li></ul><ul><li>We provide ongoing group coaching as well as individual coaching. </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to the program, we determine learning objectives, assess the team and establish a baseline against which to measure results. </li></ul><ul><li>No cooking instructions are given . Teams must leverage their inherent creativity and joint talents. </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to the meal, participants complete a brief self evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>A certified professional coach leads a table discussion about how the insights gained are applicable to the workplace. </li></ul><ul><li>The coach sends an executive report to the hiring manager </li></ul><ul><li>A coaching telecall is held with the leadership to debrief the report and determine how to leverage the learning going forward </li></ul>
  9. 9. Intuit Owens Corning JDA Software Ultimate Health Matters Sammons Corporation McAfee International Coaching Federation North Texas Chapter DIFFA Cooking Up Collaboration with some of our great clients
  10. 10. Barbara Beggs email: [email_address] 214-364-9269 <ul><li>Barbara Beggs coaches directors of sales, marketing and operations as well as business owners with a special focus on leadership skills, performance improvement, change management and working with teams. She is a gifted trainer and conducts classes and workshops in leadership, sales, customer service and team building. </li></ul><ul><li>Clients value her as an inspired collaborator with a strategic and pragmatic approach to bringing about behavior and organizational change that helps them quickly realize results. </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to consulting and coaching, Barbara worked as a VP of Sales and Marketing in manufacturing where technology and international pressure combined to bring about major upheaval and a mandate for adaptation and change. </li></ul><ul><li>Barbara graduated with a BA from the University of Pittsburgh, with majors in English and Communication. She is certified by the International Coaching Federation.  Barbara holds a certificate from the University of Texas at Dallas School of Management's Executive and Professional Coaching program. She is a certified trainer in DiSC ® and Team Dimensions.® </li></ul><ul><li>Barbara is a member of the International Coaching Federation, North Texas Chapter and serves on its board as well as a member of the American Society for Training and Development. She has served as a board member for the YWCA of the USA; United Way of Pittsburgh; Dallas Shared Housing and the Northwest Arlington ESL Center. She is also a member of the American Institute of Wine and Food and a Dallas Farmers Market Friend. </li></ul>