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Real Issue Conversations


Real issue conversations are about anything that affects your team's ability to be successful. They are usually anxiety-producing and are often avoided altogether. Learn how to identify the real issues on your teams, and how to have productive conversations that produce real resolutions.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Prepare for real issue conversations with a proven technique
  • Have the conversations in a productive and constructive manner
  • Understand communication styles and how to modify your approach
  • Understand other functional capacities and how you can help them
  • Improve nearly every professional and personal relationship
  • Eliminate waste from not having real issue conversations

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Course Outline/Topics

1. Understanding Your Style
B) Style Intensity
C) Behavioral Principles
D) Success Insights Wheel
E) Having the Tough Conversation
F) Typical Road to Getting Stuck
G) Getting Unstuck Process Overview
H) React to the Input
I) Commit to Getting Yourself Onto a Healthy Track
J) Reassess Your Motives
K) Identify the Right Level of Conversation
L) Make it Safe
M) Use the No-Fault Formula to Engage in Conversation
N) No-Fault Formula Overview

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This program can be applied toward the:

Team Effectiveness Certificate Combo Package
$1180 (Save $200.00) - Register for Creating and Leading Accountable Teams, Goals and Measurements, and Facilitation Skills, Leading Teams - From Leader to Coach and Real Issue Conversations. Registration Deadline: March 5, 2015.

Thu., Mar. 12
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Eric Coryell
Discount Available CEUs: 0.7
Program No. 5050-7755
Registration is closed. To learn about future offerings, use the contact information on the bottom of this page.
Mon., Oct. 26
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Eric Coryell
$345: Register by Mon., Oct. 12
$395: Register on or after Tue., Oct. 13 Discount Available
Enrollment Limit: 30
Program No. 5050-8193
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Team Effectiveness Certificate Combo Package
For more information, contact:
Jan Allen, Director, Business & Management,, 414-227-3219, 888-947-9947


Spring 2015 Business Programs Catalog

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