The Conversation That Matters! Team Workshop



  • Opening Comments & Introductions
  • Exercise: Ice Breaker
  • What Is the Conversation That Matters and why you should have it?
  • Group Exercise: What is your Strategic & Tactical (or operational) Compass and Where should it be to be at your optimum performance?


Starts With You-Getting to Know You

  • Know Yourself, Awareness is the cornerstone to Higher Performance
  • Surgical Networking to heighten and fast track your learning & development
  • The Power of Feedback and Why You Should Embrace it?
  • Exercise:Getting To Know Yourself Better


Combination of “Soft” & “Hard” Skills Development Makes the Difference!

  • Business Acumen and Financial Acumen sets the Great apart from the Good!
  • Rules of Thumb and/or Key Performance Indicators beyond the Financial Statements
  • Why everyone should understand Sales & Marketing at the Executive Leadership Level
  • What Can we learn and use from Project Management
  • Exercise: Applying Rules of Thumb and/or Key Performance Indicators to You


Communications Matters

  • The Importance of Story Telling
  • Image and Clarity are the Language of Performance. Create the Picture and Performance will follow!
  • What you say and how you say it represents you…you are your PR manager, Marketing Manager, and Sales Manager…so make it matter!
  • Exercise: Know your Communication Blind Spots and Over Used Tendencies


Conclusion & Wrap Up with an Action Plan for You

  • Ok Now What Do You Do with all this Information and Feedback?
  • Your Top 3 Nuggets you will use Today & Why! Your Action Plan.


Program preparation work


Each team member is to complete the TAIS Assessment exercise prior to the session. A team assessment profile will be compiled from the individual assessment profiles and used as part of the session.


Each team member will receive feedback on his or her assessment prior to the session as well. Feedback will ideally to given in person or by phone if necessary.