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We will help you achieve your personal and business objectives by developing yourself and your team.
We coach business owners, executives and senior managers to design a business that makes them and their team motivated and happy, uses their full potential and attracts repeat customers. As a coach, we encourage you to face your fears, to take bold steps to reach your goals and to develop clarity around what you want and what needs to be achieved.
We help individuals who may feel stress due to workloads, deadlines and targets that are too overwhelming. We give them the opportunity and the emotional outlet to speak to someone outside their own organisation, enabling them to cope with workplace and personal stress.
The strength of coaching in the workplace lies in improving job performance by increasing people’s capabilities to manage their own performance. Coaching adds value to an organisation by helping employees to grow and develop and thereby increasing their overall productivity and profitability.
Business coaches and executive coaches can show you how to get greater returns, create greater profits, help you develop your team, help you rediscover your passion, help you navigate changes in the economy and your market, create accountability and provides an expert second opinion.
Think Positive specialises in leadership and development issues in an organisational context. Working closely with executives Dr. Antonio Marsocci helps them to develop leadership qualities and management skills: Conducting tests and evaluating performance of executives and pointing out areas to work on; Conducting debate to improve team work and develop self-confidence; Assisting clients’ employees in progressing their career by building skills for the next-level job position; Preparing leadership development plans and ensuring clients achieve their goals as planned; Conducting workshop, individual and group sessions
The manager as a coach – the manager as mentor – the manager role in training and development – motivation in the workplace -management styles – difference between management and leadership – assertiveness – time management – prioritising – delegation – work and life balance
Planning – strategy – mind maps – SWOT analysis – the journey of strategic making – stakeholder analysis and management – strategic planning models – group approach to strategic planning – implementing strategic concepts – integrating strategic planning into the business framework
Effective Communication and Presentation Skills
Understanding the communication process – methods of communication – channels of communication – report writing techniques – interpreting and presenting data without distortion – effective use of emails – non verbal communication – body language – public speaking – how to address people – how to gain audience participation – effective meetings
Managing projects successfully – financing projects – risk assessment – management of risks – problem solving and decision making – value added delivery – project planning – project organisation – project control – project management reports – managing project change
Negotiation – mediation – diplomacy – creative peacebuilding.
Use of coaching and mentoring as a method to facilitate change through development – managing the change process – dealing with individual resistance and cultural issues – policy change – external change agents – how people deal with change – types of organisational change – managing change as a potential source of conflict
Managing people – manpower planning – resource utilization – individual skills – coaching and mentoring skills – group dynamics – team leadership – how to work with groups – leadership styles – getting the best from people – leading by example – managing by objectives – managing diversity – effective delegation – motivational skills – goal setting – interviewing – giving or receiving feedback – negotiation skills – personal development plan – performance management, informal and formal – appraisal – building of team – reward systems – team development – delegation in team development – constructive conflict – effect and implications of conflicts – managing “difficult people “- building self-awareness