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In Achieving Career Success, participants will learn...

  • How to build a communication image that demands respect
  • How to use professional business etiquette
  • How to develop leadership skills
  • How to set clear and realistic goals
  • Effective communication techniques
  • How to appear confident, comfortable and professional when speaking

In this training course, participants will discover vital techniques for communicating with professionalism and confidence that demands respect. Achieving Career Success will teach important skills and methods related to setting goals, developing plans, achieving results, increasing productivity and reaching long-term goals. This is an ideal training course for anyone within your organization striving to achieve professional success.

Who will benefit from this training

Directors
Managers
Supervisors
Employees




    SkillPath Training Information

    Corporate Strategies by SkillPath can bring the following topic to your company: Achieving Career Success

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    TRAINING AGENDA

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    Project a communication image that commands respect

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    • Foundations that support all competent communications
    • Eliminating power-robbing speech habits, words and gestures
    • Identify and eliminate unconscious speech habits and mannerisms
    • Practical tips used by professional editors guaranteed to polish anyone’s writing
    • How to recognize and eliminate common business writing mistakes
    • The principles of polite but powerful communication
    • Assessing personal communication styles
    • 3 easy-to-use assertive listening techniques

    Communicate with confidence up and down the ladder

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    • Ways to demonstrate a positive and self-confident professional presence
    • Personal power—where it comes from and how to use it
    • How to control body language
    • How to use “I language” to convey confidence and authority
    • Understanding the major components of personal charisma
    • Learn how to correctly “set the stage” for every interaction
    • The secret to projecting an aura of confidence and power

    Business etiquette—professional polish that shows

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    • The basic rules of business etiquette
    • Recognizing and eliminating unconscious sexism from verbal and written communication
    • Business introductions
    • Important etiquette tips when interacting with a boss
    • One point of protocol everyone must know
    • How to handle the many etiquette questions that still arise about the sexes working together
    • Personal appearance

    How to move a career forward

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    • Being promotable—6 personal characteristics that catch the attention of top management
    • Change internal dialogue to represent a power player before higher-ups
    • How to gracefully “toot your own horn” to gain recognition
    • How to ensure words and actions communicate credibility, reliability and professionalism
    • How to use influence to get the job done, even without authority
    • How to become an indispensable part of the company
    • Concrete ideas for smoothing and improving relationships with a boss
    • How to present ideas “up the ladder” in a way that gets attention and respect
    • Staying cool and calm in even the toughest situations
    • Vital interpersonal skills shared by influential people

    Getting to the next level and beyond

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    • Why it is vitally important to understand the dynamics of an organization
    • Career benefits of a self-assessment
    • Discover how mentors can be an effective tool for career development
    • Why leadership skills are a must when it comes to career development
    • Qualities of a good leader
    • Understand the role that problem-solving and decision-making skills play in career development
    • How to apply the EXPERT self-development model to a career development plan

    Understanding goal setting and why it’s important to achieving success

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    • Why planning is important to achieving career success
    • Overcoming the most common obstacles to effective planning
    • Why people who write it down are more successful than people who don’t
    • How to set clear and realistic goals—and why they’re the foundation of effective time and task management
    • How to link goals to overall business objectives
    • Why knowing the difference between goal-related tasks and routine tasks is important
    • The top 10 ways to achieving goals
    • Why reward is vitally important to achieving goals

    Effective communication during meetings

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    • Confidence in meetings and increased visibility
    • A stress-reducing, progressive approach to becoming more comfortable speaking up in meetings
    • The ground rules for jumping in and getting heard in fast-moving department meetings
    • Dealing with difficult, challenging or negative questions
    • How to stand out for the right reasons during meetings
    • How to handle unexpected questions
    • Standing firm during meetings with co-workers outside of a department
    • Powerful and persuasive presentations

    Managing pre-presentation jitters and stage fright

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    • The most common reasons for feeling anxious in front of a group—and how to overcome each one
    • A simple breathing and relaxation technique guaranteed to reduce anxiety
    • Why it’s important to speak individually with as many audience members as possible before your presentation
    • How to keep from “choking up” and losing focus
    • How to get right back on track after a mistake or a miscue
    • The best defense against nervousness
    • How to appear confident, comfortable and professional when speaking
    • Using humor during a presentation