Small Bites

Small Bites are programs that are 2-hours to ½ day long with all the impact of a full day program. Take a look at the programs available using the tabs below. 

Business EtiquetteTrade Show StrategiesThe Generation Gap ChallengeBuilding Your Personal Brand
BusinessEtiquette

Half-DayThis practical program will teach participants to apply consideration, respect and honesty that are the underlying principles of etiquette.  People skills are the skills needed from securing that big account…to gaining a promotion.  Etiquette is the underpin of success.  This program is customized and can include subjects such as:  introductions, telephone, cell phone and email etiquette, meetings and social events, workplace etiquette, table manners and dining, dressing for success, small talk and first impressions.

qa-icon75  Answer these questions to see if this program is for you:

    1. Would you let every person in your organization meet your top client and be proud of the company image they present?
    2. Are your employees comfortable navigating a formal dinner table?
    3. Do your employees know how to handle “difficult situations,” either internally or externally, without upsetting others?
    4. Do your employees use email the correct way?
    5. Are your employees getting the best value out of networking events?

If you answered “No” to any of the above questions, this program can be designed for you!

happy-client75  Example of Satisfied Clients:

  • Hyatt Corporation
  • White Lodging
  • Career Education Corporation
  • Bradley Corporation

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Half-DayThis program provides ways of gaining the competitive edge at trade shows and gaining a greater return on investment from leads generated by the event. A trade show is only as good as the leads it produces and how well they are handled after the show. This program will help participants draw in prospective customers into the booth, along with providing proven follow-through techniques to use after the show.

qa-icon75  Answer these questions to see if this program is for you:

  1. Are you gaining the ROI from your trade shows that you expect?
  2. Do you feel your employees are drawing in the right people to become prospective customers?
  3. Are the sales teams capitalizing on those leads immediately after the show?
  4. Is there a common message everyone is presenting while at the show?
  5. Are the participants at the show asking for an action step while at the show?

If you answered “No” to any of the above questions, this program is for you!

happy-client75  Example of Satisfied Clients:

  • Hyatt Corporation
  • Dura-Bar
  • The Joint Commission
  • Rose Paving

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2hourIn today’s workforce, for the first time four generations are working together everyday. With this in mind, there are some differentiators that can affect relationships both internally and externally. We will explore the differences within each generation including what are the events that have contributed to core values and personalities to each generation and how to effectively communicate with each other. This program is designed to make interactions between all ages in the work place go more smoothly.

qa-icon75  Answer these questions to see if this program is for you:

  1. Do you feel there are times when communication between internal / external customers can be strained because of the different generations?
  2. Do you feel people are tolerant with those who are not from their same generation?
  3. Are people considerate of the variety of generations and understand they may have to communicate differently depending on who they are communicating with?
  4. Is communication between all departments ever misinterpreted?
  5. Are your employees non-judgmental when it comes to others that may not be of their same generation?

Should any of these questions leave a question in your mind, then this is the program for you!

happy-client75  Example of Satisfied Clients:

  • Grand Hyatt Manchester San Diego
  • Magnetek
  • Six Flags Corporation
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • Online Tech

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2hourThis program is built around the importance of having a strong personal brand.  Participants will explore three areas of influence that include actions, appearance and words.  These influencers determine your brand and how others perceive you.  Each participant will do a self assessment and they will build their own personal brand statements. At the end of the program participants will walk out of the program with a plan to help in areas that need improvement in order to enhance their personal brand and help them excel in a competitive business environment.

qa-icon75  Answer these questions to see if this program is for you:

  1. Are your employees aware of their personal brands and how it can affect how the company is perceived?
  2. Are your employees aware that in tough situations they shouldn’t jump to conclusions too quickly?
  3. Do your employees dress for the job they want, not the job they have?
  4. Do your employees check each email before sending it to make sure there are no mistakes and the tone is appropriate?
  5. Is everyone respectful to others no matter what the situation?

Should any of these questions leave a question in your mind, then this is the program for you!

happy-client75  Example of Satisfied Clients:

  • Coastal Wine and Spirits
  • Lifesource
  • Peerless Steel
  • Career Education Corporation
  • Six Flags Great Adventure