When I interview people about their bosses, I ask what one thing would make them more effective and 90% of the time the answer is, "be a better listener." When I ask bosses what they feel they need to do to lead others more effectively, 70% say, "be a better listener." When someone is identified as being "charismatic" in an organization, I ask people, what behavior really prompts the feeling that she or he is charismatic. 100% of the time people will say: "gives me his/her full attention and makes me feel that I’m the only person in the room because they listened to me." Neurologists say that when you look at electrical activity on the context, an individual who is really listening has a Christmas Tree brain—everything lights up. William James once reported that he knew he was really listening to another person when he broke out in a sweat. There are four "ears" you need to turn on when you want to really listen to another person and one specific action that can seal the deal of being known as a listener. To turn on those ears and to engage in the act of generous listening you have to address three barriers to listening effectively. If you are a leader, coach, facilitator, or just want to be a better partner, this webinar will give you those how tos…..and help you understand why getting there isn’t so easy.
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Neuro Secrets of NJs
How does Type play out in the brain? And how can you apply those insights? We'll look at the 4 iNuiting-Judging (aka NJ) Types. Includes specific bullet-pointed advice.
Crises in Emotional Intelligence
The number of instruments and materials created to provide you with insights into emotional intelligence has grown exponentially in the last decade. You need to know what do scientists say—neurologists, experimental psychologists, and behavioral researchers—and how to critique EQ/EI claims.
As the saying goes, “Learning is an experience. Everything else is information.” Flexibility is at the core of learning and adaptation to the conditions in which you are working to survive and thrive.
Neuro Secrets of NP's, with Dario Nardi, Ph.D.
We'll look at the 4 iNuiting-Perceiving (aka NP) Types. The results are based on 11 years of lab research, and Include specific bullet-pointed advice.
Soft Skills are the Hardest
Anyone who knows about training or coaching “soft” skills knows that this kind of language is a lie and a discredit to our work. This webinar will cover the ten most difficult, most challenging, and most essential interpersonal skills known to human kind.
Neuroscience on Why Learning Fails and How to Turn it Around
Learning failure is fixable. This webinar gives you the hard science and the facts—there are no short cuts in learning.
Neuro Secrets of SPs, with Dario Nardi, Ph.D.
How does Type play out in the brain? And how can you apply those insights? Come learn how.
EQ Lesson Guide Practicum: Social Emotional Learning (Primary/Secondary Ed.), with Craig Robinson
This practicum is a Lesson Guide on teaching EQ for Primary and Secondary School teachers. Teachers, administrators and staff all need the opportunity to learn about their own EQ, recognize and read and how to develop it, then they can begin teaching others.
EQ in the ER, a Lesson Guide Practicum, with Craig Robinson
Come learn the role EQ plays in the ER (and the entire care ecosystem) and how to make it work for you, not against you. Your outcomes, patient satisfaction, and employee turnover will all reflect the time investment.
Charisma and Gravitas
There are no more enigmatic topics in leadership than charisma and gravitas. The good news: there are clues about how to develop these remarkable attributes.
Shifting the Onboarding Process to Engage Millennials. Hosted by Mary Beth Debus
Research shows that on-boarding is an important predictor of retention, and it's time to update orientation practices to meet the needs of the transitioning work force. Join our Webinar to learn how.
Innovation, Invention, and Play
Leaders are not always expected to be innovative or inventive, but every leader can create the conditions that foster innovation and invention.
EQ Lesson Guide: VUCA
VUCA is not a drink (and does not pair well with tonic). It's shorthand for: “Hey, it’s crazy out there!” Learn what VUCA does pair with, and how to make bedlam good for business.
Smart Access Keys: The Better Way to Start
Smart Access Keys are the new and improved way to onboard your learners. Come learn the in's and outs of how to ...
Psychological Safety and Trust, with Craig Robinson
The concept of "Psychological Safety" will be defined and explored, to include practical strategies for building and maintaining a Trusting culture
Neuro Secrets of SJ's, with Dario Nardi, Ph.D.
You will learn how our brains differ and leave with training and coaching Type tips based on the Neuroscience of Personality.
CERTIFICATION: Applications of TeamPulse
Learn when and how to get the most of using TeamPulse with your team(s).
You Cannot Shrink to Greatness: Enriching Your EQ
Many individuals keep using the skills and capabilities they’ve enriched over time, You can identify the key elements of emotional intelligence to enrich that will allow you to grow into your current and future challenges. Join us to learn how.
EQ for Managing Burnout: A Practical Guide to Lesson Planning
This webinar offers specific strategies for incorporating an EQ lesson on Managing Burnout into your courses, team coaching or development programs.
Burning: How Burnout is Robbing Us of Talent and What to Do About it
There is an emerging consensus that burnout is creating more than a silent drain on management talent, it is a killer of health and well-being.
The Eye of the Needle through which Teams Must Traverse for Success
There is one specific behavior pattern that always is the precursor of effectiveness.
EQ for Conflict Management: A Practical Guide to Lesson Planning
This webinar offers specific strategies for incorporating an EQ lesson on Conflict Management into your courses, team coaching or development programs.
Being “Had” by your Emotions, Biases, and Habits of Mind and How to Learn from It
The evidence tells us that human beings are born with several “deep programs” that are constantly running and which greatly bias our perceptions and distort our judgments. This webinar covers key biases which you can immunize yourself (and others) against and how to use the most powerful bias of all for your well being.
EQ for Diversity & Inclusion: A Practical Guide to Lesson Planning
Are you incorporating EQ into your teachings for Diversity and Inclusion? This webinar outlines specific EQ principles, and a narrow set of Emotional Competencies to turn the Diversity and Inclusion discussion into specific actionable strategies for building better more well rounded teams, and workplaces. You will learn: * The Emotional framework that prevents or enables a healthy approach to Diversity & Inclusion * Activities and Discussion Topics * How to onboard your students, high-potentials, new managers, or trainees into the EQ Dashboard
Type and Trait: Behavior Patterns for Teams
The factors of any behavioral model blend together and produce powerful patterns that teams can learn from and use to accelerate their effectiveness. Learn the nature of these models and how teams can use the insights to move forward.
Leading in a System—Distributing Power through Partnership
Organizations have these roles: tops, middles, bottoms, vendors, and customers. Each of these roles are essential for organizations. This webinar will look at self-awareness, self-management, and managing relationships.
CERTIFICATION: Workshops: Planning and Execution (Class 8)
Learn how to plan and execute an engaging informative Workshop.
Motivators from the Deep
We often behave in ways that are completely outside our awareness. Did you know that you have some deep psychological needs and values that drive your behavior?
What the Buddha Said—A Look at the Power of Personalized Learning
“Beings are the owners of their action, heirs of their action.” Buddha. Join us to learn the barriers to and the builders of the bridge that takes you from knowing to doing.
Millennials and Digital Learning—Competing Commitments
Millennials have certain digital expectations and the failure to meet those will create a host of challenges for coaches, training facilitators, and training designers. Learn how to help Millennials grasp the predictable leadership challenges of the future.
Agile Learners Use Headwinds
Being agile means knowing what to do and when to do it. This webinar looks at an array of learning tactics that agile learners use to maximize their opportunities for greater effectiveness.
Neuroscience and Personalized Learning—Maximizing your Brain Potential
The neurological mechanisms of learning are as immutable as the laws of physics. This webinar will review the key issues we need to keep in mind to make learning easier and more naturally aligned with how we develop.
CERTIFICATION: Applications of Personality Type (Class 5)
Learn when and how to get the most of using Personality Type in your programs.
CERTIFICATION: Applications of EQ (Class 4)
Learn when and how to get the most of using EQ in your programs.
CERTIFICATION: Applications of Essential Motivators (Class 3)
Learn when and how to get the most of using Essential Motivators in your programs.
CERTIFICATION: Applications of Interaction Styles (Class 2)
Learn when and how to get the most of using Interaction Styles in your programs.
Direction, Alignment, Commitment: Three Keys to Leadership Success, with Dr. Roger Pearman
Technical skills like engineering, accounting, and marketing are essentially 50% of the equation while instilling leadership is the other 50%.
QUALIFICATION: Core Administration Class 1 (Live Online)- April Edition
This is the first Class in the Matrix Insights Qualification/Certification process. Hosted by Craig Robinson, and Todd Nielsen
Interaction Styles Accelerate Mutual Regard and Boost Trust
Our Interaction Style energy registers quickly with others whether we intend it to or not, and conveys a powerful non-verbal message. Join us to learn how managing your own natural Interaction Style can help you make winning first impressions, and enduring relationships.
This webinar overviews why Team Dashboard is an indispensable tool to improving team dynamics, and how to get started today.
US: Why Type Matters in Leadership and Team Effectiveness
Teams often have a clear objective which becomes obscured by a failure of teaming skills. Attend this webinar for practical tips on using type to optimize teams.
Transcend the Workshop, Enter the Culture : 20 Ways to Keep it Real
Don't stop at the workshop. You're investing in changing your culture, and we're here to help.
Author and motivator Carol Dweck noted that seeking feedback, being open to and curious about possibilities, and eagerness to understand reflect an orientation toward growth.
Trust is a 4 Letter Word
Leaders will argue that the fundamental currency—the very life blood of being a leader—is building and keeping trust.
Transformative Views of Performance Five
Explore the transformative nature of the Five Factor Model and learn why we call it Performance Five.
Power of Listening
When I interview people about their bosses, I ask what one thing would make them more effective and 90% of the time the answer is, "be a better listener."
Successful Teaming: How-To with Interaction Styles
Google’s research reveals psychological safety is the chief factor in building successful teams. Find out just how to use personality type lenses like Interaction Styles to help create that.
People Stuff of Business
The votes are in, the selection is over, and the people challenges--- like motivating others and inspiring innovation---win 80% of the votes for what is tough in business.
Learning and Leadership
There is one single factor that all of the research on leaders point to: learning agility is the single most essential quality for effectiveness.
Coaches Orientation April 2016
Level I, Coach Orientation to MatrixInsights.com
Empowering Questions for Leaders and Coaches
Leadership is the art of microinteractions and among the most powerful interactions to have is when a question is asked.
Three Essential Processes in Coaching
Leader Coaches have a tremendous challenge to balance the paradoxes associated with both leading and coaching others.
Orientation to Team Pulse
Come learn how Team Pulse and Relationship Insights add a whole new dimension to your teamwork, team building, and team performance.
Solutions for Competency System Failures in Talent Management
The news that all of the various competency based talent and performance management systems are failing in many places is no surprise.
New Product Introduction: Performance Five
Come learn all you'll need to know about when, where and how to make the most of your Developmental Programming, and your Coaching with the brand new Performance Five Lens.
Essential Emotional Competencies of Learning Agility
Arguably the single most important element of effectiveness in any role is how learning agile an individual may be.
Mapping the Matrix Lens to the Top 10 Leadership Development Needs
Learn what the links are and what to do to enhance leadership developing in your coaching of others or facilitation of leadership initiatives.
Verifying and Clarifying : first steps in the Journey
When first starting out, there is often calibration to be done. As Coach, Consultant or Learning Leader, your first job is often to verify and clarify.
Using Emotional Competencies in an Emotionally Intelligent Way
Learn the basis of the 54 competencies in the Emotional Competency library, how to select the most useful, and then transcend assessments to develop those competencies.
Essential Motivators: Coaching to the Power of Motivation
Identifying core psychological needs unlocks stress-frozen leverage points, but that’s just the first step in the development journey.
Interaction Styles: Coaching for Exceptional Interactions
Guiding your clients through the common misconceptions about their preferred styles, and the styles of their colleagues is just the first step in the development journey.
On brain-savvy leadership
Do you or your client have a leader's brain? What does that even mean?
On the Neuroscience of Personality.
What's the science behind personality types? Wish you could read an employee's mind? Want more confidence and clarity with the tools you know and love?
Top 5 Tactics for Coaching with Emotional Competencies.
Top 5 Tactics for Coaching with Emotional Competencies
Matrix Insights has built a learning platform to promote increasing emotional competence. Though this webinar, learn about the 54 emotional competencies, the three key domains and eleven people skill families embedded in this learning system.
The Essential Motivator lens focuses on the core psychological needs and values that drive us. Understanding these needs and knowing when and how to flex when necessary, optimizes relationships and team success. Learn how teams apply knowledge of these patterns to become more effective.
Agile Leadership: The Difference for Success
Learn in one hour what 40 years of research and applying psychology has taught Roger Pearman. Understand his insights from working with thousands of effective leaders from 5 continents, countless cultures, and multiple assessment models.
The Link Between Personality Type and Leadership Development
Learn how knowledge of Personality Type accelerates leadership development by providing more relevant and targeted perspectives and action tips.
Using the Interaction Style Lens to Enhance Teamwork
Learn about the Interaction Styles Lens on behavior. Explore how understanding when and how to flex interaction styles can enhance communication and build stronger relationships.