Training Presentations

We have many skill specific trainings available. You can choose from a presentation that has been given in the past or we can customize to meet the needs of your audience.

Getting REAL with Your Goals
We all feel overwhelmed at times because of the promises we make to ourselves. This presentation will shed some perspective on how getting REAL with your goals can become a way to find joy. You will learn how goal setting is actually a form of "maintaining integrity" and can help you identify what you want most. You will prioritize what brings you joy.

HR Variety Pack
As the "Champion of People," you want to help your employees be their BEST! In this presentation everyone will walk away with a "variety pack" of tools to help engage employees, to build on their strengths, to learn the power of positive feeback and to help you, the "Champion of People," be your BEST so you can help your employees be their BEST.

Rock, Paper, Scissors
Given all that you have to do, how do you handle all the things coming at you? And how do you grow and evolve - excel - as a person...because that is important, too. Boost your self confidence in order to continue the balance of work and life through the rock, paper, scissors.

Handling Difficult Conversations Like a Champion
For communication to be effective, both communicators "needs" must be met. Believe it or not, everyone communicating, has needs. Take some time to learn about using effective communication strategies to ensure you're meeting the needs of the people you're communicating with, ESPECIALLY during a difficult conversation. This one hour course will help you understand that communicating effectively will lead to improved performance for everyone involved.

Blue Ribbon Customer Service
What does it take to provide great customer service? Who are your customers? Is your job the right fit for you? Are you a BRS or a BM?? Learn what these acronyms mean, and ponder other mind-blowing questions during this 2 hour presentation on how to provide the BEST customer service.

“Turn Down For What?”
Entertain your management team with this 75 minute presentation on managers’ role in engaging their employees and offering EAP services as a tool. A presentation about being ENGAGED in what you do, this is for Managers/Leaders who are required to offer EAP services as a part of their role. Leaders will come away knowing what to say when bringing up EAP services, and how to help leaders engage the front-line staff helping them become engaged as well. This workshop will encourage managers to REALly get to know their company philosophy, utilize the resources offered through REALiving’s EAP, and be able to verbalize to their employees resources available.

Generational Leadership
For the first time, managers and business leaders are dealing with learning how to manage four generations in the workplace. Once employees understand the characteristics of generations, working together becomes easy. This inspiring 1 hour workshop details the four generations and offers BEST practices for encouraging an efficient, peaceful work environment, where each generation can shine.

Verbal Judo
This presentation is inspired by the BEST selling book Verbal Judo, The Gentle Art of Persuasion, by George J. Thompson, PhD and Jerry B. Jenkins, who teach us how to “motivate a disagreeable person to voluntary compliance” using our spoken words. Spend an hour learning this art, with a positive, engaging spin on getting what you want using words effectively. This workshop leaves you with concrete tools for enhancing any conversation, helping communicators get their BEST results.

"Being a BEST-ie - How to be your BEST colleague in the workplace”
Here’s the thing about going to work every day. You work with other PEOPLE every day.
To be your BEST personally and professionally you also have to be a “BEST-ie” ― your
very BEST as a colleague. That seems like common sense, right? But we all know getting
along with your co-workers has everything to do with your BEST and sometimes it’s
anything but easy. This presentation will help you create a plan to being a “BEST-ie”
including consideration of communication strategies, intrapersonal skills and conflict
resolution tips.

BEST-ie 2.0
(This presentation is a continuation of "Being a Best-ie")

Are you still a full fledged BEST-ie? Learn if you still are and also find out even more tips to being a BEST-ie.

"Your Personal Brand - Your Real BEST You”
What’s in a brand? When you think of an iconic brand and associated imagery, what
comes to mind? Very likely, a strong, recognizable image of the associated company and products. What is your brand? What do you as a person and employee bring to mind? Dependability? Loyalty? Charisma? In this presentation we apply the power of marketing
and branding to creating an iconic image for your own BEST brand. This creative, hands
on, and introspective session will leave you thinking differently about exactly what your
BEST looks like.

"Being Your BEST as a Couple”
Have a conversation on how to be your BEST as a couple. You will hear a unique perspective and ideas will be shared about communications and relationship building to help you be your BEST with your significant other. This is intended for couples - make a commitment to keep your relationship the BEST.

"Budgeting to be Your BEST”
In living your BEST life, managing household income is a task of critical importance, and
also one that can be very stressful. This presentation will focus on the specifics of building
and managing a household budget.

"Dancing With Stress”
Even in your BEST life, there will be stress. Believe it or not, stress can be GOOD! It
doesn't always feel good but the key to being your BEST, is the ability to dance with
stress! This workshop identifies both good and bad stress, as well as the symptoms that
tell you stress is getting the best of you! Learn to manage stress and dance with it.

"Chef on a Shoestring”
As a busy professional, creating nutritious, efficient and cost-effective meals for your
family is often more of a dream than a reality. Being your BEST probably does not include frequent visits to the drive-thru! The "Shoestring Chef" understands this challenge. Be INSPIRED by this workshop's quick, healthy, and cost-effective meal ideas!

"Your BEST Meeting Facilitation Skills”
Meetings, what meetings? Do you spend any time during your work day in meetings? Have
you ever thought..."Seriously, another meeting?" Ineffective and inefficient meetings are a nemesis for everyone, participants and facilitators alike. Upgrade your meeting facilitation
skills and hlep your meeting be BEST-tacular!

"Sheep to Wolves - Get your GRRRR on”
What stands out as your BEST leadership qualities? To be the BEST leader of a group of employees, what can you learn from either a sheep or a wolf? This presentation examines
your leadership skills and traits. We will identify traits and characteristics of both the sheep and the wolf and conside their applicability to leadership roles.

“Change Champions: Leading People Through Change”
Change is commonly misperceived as something that happens “once in while”. In REALity, change happens always. As a leader (and a person), once you accept and challenge
yourself to thrive amidst a forever changing landscape, you find yourself living and achieving your BEST. This training uses a well known movie as the inspiration to help you understand the importance of changing.

“Leading in a Crisis”
With economic and social crisis surrounding us, this session is popular for consideration
of how to lead in difficult times. This session focuses both on how to lead others in crisis,
as well as how to self-care as leaders in crisis.

"Time and Organizational Pot-Luck”
This “pot-luck” contains a feast of time and organizational tips, to wet everyone’s
appetite. At this session, no one will leave hungry, and everyone will walk away with
at least one idea of something to “do different” in order to be more successful at
managing work, instead of having it manage YOU!

"The Confidence To Achieve"
This session focuses on having the confidence in order to achieve success in life. Principles of self-concept are examined, as well as our belief systems and how they can improve or challenge a persons ability to achieve success. Using motivational video clips, this 60 minute session will encourage you to “Be Your Own Champion”. Join REALiving to gain a different perspective on advocating. That is, on advocating for yourself.

"The Speed of Light"
This session focuses on the “speed” of work, and the analogy of comparing self-care for a professional, to that of a NASCAR driver. Working at the speed of light can make a person, and an agency successful, but recognizing the view from where you sit, embracing adversity, and regular development and maintenance are crucial to success, This 45 minute workshop will help you explore the building of your racecar, and share important tips to keep it and your pit crew balanced along the way.



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