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We offer the following customized leadership development workshops:
We offer assessments and workshops on all four programs described below.
Workplace stress has been a concern for decades, and for good reason. Stress costs industry over $300 Billion a year in the United States and over $16 Billion a year in Canada.
Research has shown that the cost of workplace stress contributes to approximately:
Low job satisfaction, high employee turnover, reduced efficiency, illness, absenteeism, alcoholism, poor decision-making, indifference, lack of motivation, engagement and creativity are all by-products of an over-stressed workplace.
StressMap® is the most widely used self-assessment stress management questionnaire in Canada. It is easy to use, reusable and completely self-scoring. The assessment can be completed on-line or through hard copy work books. It is statistically reliable and valid and is available in French and English. StressMap® helps the user to explore sources of stress and personal responses to them. The Map pinpoints your strengths and vulnerabilities, detects burnout zones and helps you chart new strategies for enhancing personal health and overall performance. Use our award-winning map as the foundation for your class or team training or use it one on one. The StressMap® includes:
StressMap® Scoring Grid:
StressMap® Interpretation Guide:
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The EQi BarOn assessment measures the emotional quotient (EQ) of individuals, teams and organizations. It is the best tool in the world for this purpose, and it is the first scientifically validated assessment tool for EQ. It is also web-based, flexible in a variety of situations, and cost effective to use. It comprises 133 items and employs a five-point response set ('not true of me' to 'true of me'). The assessment renders four validity scale scores, a total EQ score, five composite scale scores and 15 EQ subscale scores (intrapersonal - self-regard, emotional self-awareness, assertiveness, independence, self-actualization; interpersonal - empathy, social responsibility, interpersonal relationship; adaptability - reality testing, flexibility, problem solving; stress management - stress tolerance, impulse control; general mood - optimism and happiness). These 15 EQ competencies influence your ability to manage yourself, others and the daily demands and pressures that you face. Once measured, the EQi assessment identifies areas for development and leverage areas of strength. This process is crucial to focus development efforts on areas which will dramatically improve work and life.
The EQ-360 assesses emotional intelligence from a multi-rater, self/others' perspective. Used in conjunction with the EQi self-assessment report that a client completed, EQ-360 feedback forms are completed by co-workers, supervisors, direct reports, and significant others of that client. Results from the self-report and 360 feedback are scored together to result in a more complete assessment of an individuals EQ.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instrument is based on years of observations by the psychologist Carl Jung and by the instruments authors, Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother, Katharine Cook Bridges. Their ideas explain why different kinds of people are interested in different things, are good at different kinds of work, and sometimes find it hard to understand each other. The MBTI instrument was developed with great care and has been used by people around the world for more than 20 years. Family members use it to understand each other better. Teachers and students use it to make learning more interesting and efficient. Young people and adults use it to choose careers that are likely to hold their interest and use their gifts. Organizations use type information to improve communication, teamwork and leadership.
A clear understanding of the basics of your type and type development will be helpful throughout the rest of your life. Personality type development is a life-long process of gaining greater command over your individual strengths and preferences.