Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D., and President of Advantage Leadership, Inc. work with leaders and their organizations to Increase your bottom-line results through strategic leadership, engaged employees, and delighted customers in all economic sectors. Draw on her proven ability to mentor you through a major change, customizing successful solutions to your complex issues. For over 25 years, Rebecca has contributed value as an executive, manager, educator, and consultant, honored on four continents. She is a Ph.D. in organizational development, a National Speakers Association Legacy Professional Member, and St. Petersburg Engineering Academy Foreign Member and author of books on strategic leadership and planning.
Virtual Greatness in the COVID-19 Crisis: Work Together in Online Meeting Effectively and Efficiently
If you are working from home or managing people working remotely, you may be frustrated or overwhelmed coping with new technology and an unprecedented situation. Even if you have worked this way in the past, the added pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic add to distraction, stress, burnout, and lack of engagement among team members. Communication, collaboration, and team cohesion are more important ..
As an Administrative Assistant, whatever your specific title and job description, you are called on to perform duties well beyond the administrative. You need leadership skills to manage a wide range of managers and executives and their complex activities, whether in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors. You may have a team of your own. You must be knowledgeable about your organization's st..
No project or endeavor ever goes off completely as planned. Glitches, whether large or small, can derail your work if you are unprepared. Planning to manage risks assures a greater chance for minimum impact to the schedule, cost, and desired results.As a result of this webinar, you will learn to:Identify risksAnalyze and assess risks qualitatively and quantitativelyDecide how to allocate risk-related resour..
Whatever you call those extra assignments or even your larger "regular" work responsibilities, learn to apply project management tools and approaches to get better outcomes when facing barriers to completing work successfully. Identify the business problem you are solving to keep your work focused, efficient, and moving toward the desired solution. Expand your standard responses to barriers to include more ..
Today's workforce is mobile and unwilling to stay in a job where appreciation is rare or where the person is not making a difference. You are judged on the quality of work of your team members, which means you must help them perform at their best. Everyone is unique and requires a unique approach. The fundamentals of human motivation enable you to engage each employee and the entire team for top performance..
COVID-19 is not your typical Human Resources Force Majeure! Human Resources Managers are faced with unique risks related to local, State, and Federal, and international regulations and requirements. HR cannot afford to fail to analyze and plan to mitigate risks systematically. Even more problematic is dealing with unexpected risks such as the coronavirus. Learn to create mitigation plans for anticipated ris..
Workplace negativity affects more people and organizations today than ever. Managers and team members alike report being more stressed as they are being asked to do more with less. Learn to create a positive, more productive workplace by developing practical strategies to relieve stress. As a manager or executive, learn to align with company values designed to help employees perform at their best. Acknowled..
There are many "models" and "theories" of leadership. At the heart of all leadership lie the ability to set direction and inspire and encourage people to go in that direction. Each leader must find his or her own authentic voice and self to do this. Many of the leaders I interviewed, who form the basis for the case studies in this webinar, have studied great leaders from history and have had great mentors, ..
Every manager complains about their employees’ performance problems at some point in their career. Over the years, I’ve come to look at the challenge of problem performance a little differently. What I have come to accept is poor performance takes two players; the manager and the employee. And while it is always easier to focus our attention on the latter we must look at our own contributions to the perform..
Today, much work in organizations is organized as a project although it may not be called a project. Often, through years of downsizing, people with in-depth special knowledge in critical areas are no longer available. The work still needs to be performed when needed, so someone is assigned. Thinking about these special, periodic assignments as projects and applying the approaches of project management help..
Human nature does not change but our understanding of human nature does change. Every manager must become adept and getting the best performance out of every employee. Today that means adapting the traditional management and leadership categories to the current situation. For example, employees are assigned specific tasks to perform and goals to meet. Collaborative spend time with each employee and then wit..
No matter what business you are in, you must be able to understand customers’ expectations, even when they cannot articulate them easily. You must measure yourself against industry leaders to assure you are able to provide great value to your internal and external customers. Although there are times when you want a third party to conduct these studies, you can learn simple tools and approaches and dig out w..
Most people find it challenging enough to work well with even ONE boss. But if you're working with two bosses – or MORE – the challenge may seem nearly insurmountable. Dealing with the workload is tough, but now you've also must manage multiple communications styles, sets of expectations, schedules, projects, and more. This can mean multiple headaches. Even if the "official” designation is 50% of your time ..