BeSPOKE TRAINING TO ORGANISATIONS
BeSPOKE TRAINING TO ORGANISATIONS
Bespoke in House Training Programmes Provided By The Coaching Clinic®
‘Transforming Limits Into Resources Rapidly’
Our training is of the highest standards. The Coaching Clinic, assists employees, managers, corporate executives and team leaders to enhance their performance in very specific areas such as:
- Advanced Strategic Communication,
- Excellence in leadership,
- Advanced Strategic Problem Solving,
- Team building,
- Advanced Strategic Coaching skills,
- Advanced Stratagems for Success,
- New Science of Performance Logics
- Advanced Decisions Making Techniques,
- Public Speaking and Presentation Strategies,
- Effective Self Management Strategies
We seek to help employees and leaders, manage themselves, their relationships and prevent or resolve personal emotional blocks or difficulties with others and work by enhancing existing teams or in helping to grow new ones.
Specific training programmes can be modified and tailor made to the organisation, below is an outline of our most sought after and frequently provided programmes.
THE MODEL OF STRATEGIC PROBLEM SOLVING
- Using strategies to achieve goals rather than defending theory
- Solution-strategies, avoiding hypothetical explanations of problems.
- Solutions that reveal the problems: the intervention research in the field of problem solving.
The Advanced Strategic Problem Solving® Model.
- Strategic problem solving technique:
- Leaving late to arrive early: careful and pragmatic definition of the problem;
- make the imagination a reality: concretely representation the objective to be achieved;
- solutions that complicate the problem: architects and victims of our reality: the solutions that worked. If you have already done so maybe you can do it again;
- Neither more than the same, nor the opposite, neither the middle way but the alternative.
The construction of effective and efficient solutions;
- Steal the future to change the present: the technique of the scenario beyond the problem;
- If you want to straighten something, try to distort it more: the technique of how to worsen;
- From the point of arrival to the starting point: the technique of the mountain climber.
- Nothing too much just what is enough: Predictability and auto-correction of the plan.
PERSUASIVE AND STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION
- The first contact. Non-verbal communication and first impression effect: posture, gait, use of the gaze. If you can do properly you can not even see it.
- Intimacy of gaze, physical contact, voice, suggestive capture.
- Third contact: from upright posture to the sitting posture, a floating look.
Managing Relational Contact.
- Active listening and non-verbal interaction.
- Discriminating, orienting questions with the illusion of alternatives.
- Harmonizing the voice and the proxemics, assonance and dissonance of your image.
- Tune in to the position and logic of the other, create the complementarity for change.
- Strategic questions: investigate to orient new perspectives.
- Increase the possibilities of choice.
- Restructuring paraphrases: redefining form and content to create alternatives for change.
- Language that evokes emotions corrective.
- From dialogue to action plans: to indicate, to enjoin, to prescribe.
- The Gaze, the voice and the proxemics of the to inject.
- Not to Convince or manipulate but to persuade
PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVE CHANGE
- Ordinary, non-ordinary logic and logic and self-deception. How the mind is there in a functional or dysfunctional way.
- The logic of ambivalences. Contradictions, paradoxes and beliefs as rigorous tools for change.
- Strategies, tactics, single Interventions: from game theory and the art of war to evolved strategic logic.
- Art and science of the stratagem: magic and technology of strategic change.
- The thirteen essential stratagems: Ride your tiger and the tigers of others.
- Overcoming Resistance to change.
THE LANGUAGE OF LEADERSHIP-STRATEGIC DIALOGUE
- Dialogue, dialogue and dialectics: the subtle forms of persuasion.
- The structure of the strategic dialogue.
- Questions to illusion of alternatives.
- The restructuring paraphrases.
- Evoking sensations.
- Summarize to redefine.
- Prescription as a joint discovery.
– the perception in the mind of the observer;
– critical decisions;
– difficult decisions;
– complex decisions;
– extreme decisions;
– instinctive decisions;
– unavoidable decisions;
– the courage and determination to decide;
– decision-making practical skills and abilities.
THE FEAR OF DECISIONS; BUILDING THE COURAGE TO CHOOSE FOR YOURSELF AND FOR OTHERS
- The forms of fear of deciding:
– the fear of making mistakes;
– the fear of not being capable;
– the fear of losing face;
– the fear of not having or losing control;
– the fear of unpopularity.
- Managing fear of decisions:
– strategies and stratagems to overcome fear and manage decision anxiety;
– strategies and stratagems for decision anguish;
– strategies and stratagems to avoid decision-making stress;
– strategies and stratagems for obsessive doubts and decision compulsions.
- Dual communication, towards the group, towards the crowd.
- Dance between logical and analogical language.
- Management of criticisms and objections.
- Expose or train: differences between public exposure and training.
- Training styles: adapt the style to the characteristics of the group.
- Management of evaluation of training outcomes as a tool for improving acquisitions.
- Use and avoidance of technological supports for the purpose of persuasive public speaking
THE ART OF SPEAKING IN PUBLIC
- The Art of Oratory, the use of effective rhetoric, Modern rhetoric and performative communication applied to the small groups, larger groups and crowds.
- Non-verbal and para-verbal communication in public.
- The structure of strategic debate.
- Techniques of fascination and suggestive capture of the public.
- Strategies and stratagems for the management of stress and fear of speaking in public.
- Analysis of the redundant attempted solution;
- Search for exceptions and solution oriented intervention.
- Unlock perceived personal incapability: transform limits into resources.
- Advanced incapability;
- Primary incapability.
STRATEGIC EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
- Fear: intervention stratagems
- Anger: intervention stratagems
- Pain: stratagems of intervention
- Pleasure: intervention stratagems
- the authoritarian leader
- the democratic leader
- the permissive leader
- the visionary leader
- the overprotective leader
- the intermittent leader
- the delegating leader
Effective leadership: strategic authority
- The development of the charisma
- The strategic leader: the art of delegating, controlling and correcting
- Leadership and management of organizational dynamics
- The leader as a strategic communicator
- The leader as a strategic problem solver
UNDERSTANDING OUR MENTAL TRAPS AND HOW TO ESCAPE THEM
- the deception of expectations
- the illusion of definitive knowledge
- the myth of perfect reasoning
- I feel it so it is
- think positively
- consistency at all costs
- overvaluing and / or underestimating
Mental-traps of action:
- to insist
- give up and surrender
- the desire to control
- the aid that damages
- defend yourself in advance
- publicise everything
- psycho-solutions: Building visions that lead to changing dysfunctional dispositions and reactions
- the stratagem of changing always to always remain oneself.
THE DELICATE ART OF SELF BELIEF
- Lying to oneself
- The benefit of lying to oneself
- The cost of lying to oneself
- Defence mechanisms and cognitive self-deception
- Pragmatics and practical aspects of lying
- Removing the mask: How to unveil a liar
- Lying by telling the truth. Telling the truth by lying
“ … Dr Gibson’s training was really interesting and relevant to colleagues at all levels. His personable style and capacity to clearly convey his deep expertise of the subject matter in a manner that all attendees could grasp and relate to was particularly appreciated... ”
Fergal Cullen, Principal Officer, Business Services Unit, Corporate Services Division
“… Frontline Make Change availed of training provided by Dr Padraic Gibson and his team. It has to be one of the most positive engaging sessions the organisation has availed of especially the sessions on use of strategic dialogue. His team are at the top of their game... ”
Stuart Fraiser, Clinical Director Frontline, Drug and Alcohol Services, Dublin 8
"... thoroughly Engaging and informative workshops packed with information and ideas... "
Barbara Kirkpatrick, Community Services Manager, RehabCare
" As training goes this was exceptional, our team learnt so much and all it was all so practical."
Liz Grehan, Senior Manager and Principal Social Worker
“ …training with Dr Gibson was energising, empowering, though provoking and informative. We now plan interventions based on what the have learned there."
Louise Casey, Principal Medical Social Worker, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Studies
“As a university professor, I cannot recommend the training enough….students consistently evaluated the training as being of highest quality, engaging and instructive... ’’
Professor Jeff Jackson, PhD., Virginia Tech University, Virgina. USA