There’s an uptick in the optimism I’m hearing from clients, and I’ve noticed increased energy in the dialog and exchanges in my professional development programs. People and firms are seeing a return to growth and, in some cases, a boom period in part due to pent-up demand for services and products.

Are you and your team ready?

There’s a boom in demand for professional development services. My conversations with executives and HR leaders over programs for their teams and the increased bookings in our programs all underscore a drive to get back to growth.

There’s never been a better time to help yourself or your team members move from good-to-great and add the skills essential for success in what will be a still-challenging world filled with new opportunities. Take advantage of one of our open-enrollment programs while there’s availability, or reach out to me to discuss a custom program for your organization.

Our Spring 2021 Professional Development Catalog

If professional development is important to you—and I know it is to the 20,000+ subscribers to my Leadership Caffeine blog and newsletter, here are some options to act on now, while there’s room in the programs.

A Free Resource to Help You Increase Your Impact

First, a free webinar resource:  How to Grow Your Influence to Advance Your Career. We created a custom recording of this popular webinar, and it’s available on-demand or on a scheduled basis (you choose). REGISTER HERE: and soak up the ideas to help you maximize your impact and get ahead.

Take Control of Your Career and Work

If gaining increased sway over decisions, or getting a bigger voice in the projects and initiatives you and your team members are involved in, consider The Influence Course Live-Online Workshop + Coaching. This program teaches you how to advocate for yourself, how to create strong relationships with key influencers, and how to build coalitions to drive positive change in your organizations.

We help individuals find ways to grow their impact for themselves, their teams, and their initiatives in this program. Our March event is full, but the June dates are still open for enrollment! $397 per seat. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER  (We also offer an on-demand version of The Influence Course for $278 per seat available immediately; excludes coaching.)

Succeed in the Communication Moments that Matter

Everything important in our jobs takes place in one or more challenging conversations. We solve problems, deal with needed changes, and innovate via one or more challenging conversations.

If moving forward faster with new approaches and strategies is important, Crushing It With Challenging Conversations Live-Online Workshop + Coaching is the ideal program for you and your team.

We’re enrolling for the 3/22 and 3/23 half-day sessions or a full-day session on 4/20.  The included one-on-one coaching after the program will help you tailor the content and approaches to your specific challenging communications situations. $397 per seat. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER (For those interested in the on-demand version, visit the course page here. $247 per participant; excludes coaching.)

Strengthen Your Feedback Skills

The 3-hour Feedback Boot Camp is ideal for you and your team members to strengthen your ability to design and engage effectively in challenging feedback discussions. The March program is full. We’re now registering for our 6/8 3-hour session. At $97, the program, supporting tools, and evergreen e-learning portal reflect an incredible deal. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Help Your First-Time Managers Succeed from the Start

For the soon-to-be or recently promoted first-time manager on your team, our First-Time Managers Academy Live Online Workshop + Coaching is a great way to help them succeed from the start. We’ve got two sets of dates: 4/28, 5/5, and 5/12 from 9-1 central or 6/14 (all day) and 6/15 (1/2 day).

This workshop, coupled with the included one-on-one coaching, makes it one of the most robust new manager programs available and hundreds of organizations’ choices. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER $450 per seat. (Our on-demand e-course version of First-Time Managers Academy is available immediately for those who prefer to work on their own. $197 per participant; excludes coaching.)

Let’s seize the moment to reinvigorate our teams and organizations!

Yours in health, success, and professional growth,

Art's Signature