Heart-to-heart conversations at work — happening enough or not? Why?

Posted on 06. Jan, 2010 by in Blog, Uncategorized

Do you need to have a heart to heart conversation with someone at work? Too often the in organizations there are the “unmentionables” – significant issues which are not discussed out of fear. Some people are respectful and polite to one another when meeting face to face but get “down and dirty” in the informal […]

Bob Pacanovsky – January

Posted on 06. Jan, 2010 by in Second Wednesday Connection

Bob Pacanovsky established The Caterers by Paparazzi’s (now known as Robert J. – Events & Catering) in 1997.  Since 2001, Robert J. – Events & Catering has typically achieved annual double digit sales increases amounting to over 250% sales growth.  Under Bob’s leadership, Robert J. – Events & Catering has achieved Preferred or Exclusive Caterer […]

In the Midst of Stress: Moving toward Greater Work/Life Balance

Posted on 04. Jan, 2010 by in Seminars, Work/Life Balance

Identify the deeper causes of stress and imbalance within each individual’s life and work. Discover and draw upon the inner resources and outer practices which facilitate lifelong renewal of mind, body and spirit.  Determine ways to move yourself and others toward a more balanced and resilient life.

Renewing Purpose and Spirit at Work

Posted on 04. Jan, 2010 by in Seminars, Work/Life Balance

Discover ways individuals can come to a greater awareness of their own life purpose and strengthen their commitment to the organization’s mission, vision and values. Explore how the organization, especially its leaders, can foster an ongoing renewal of appreciation, community, purpose and spirit at work.

Spiritual and Religious Diversity at Work: What Is Appropriate?

Posted on 04. Jan, 2010 by in Ethical Commitment, Seminars

Clarify in what ways organizations can appropriately acknowledge and permit the expression of employees’ diverse religious and spiritual practices. Explore how individual coworkers can remain faithful to their convictions, be respectful toward people with different spiritual perspectives, and seek mutual understanding.

Integrating Business Ethics and Spirituality in the Workplace

Posted on 04. Jan, 2010 by in Ethical Commitment, Seminars

Clarify what is meant by business ethics, what is meant by spirituality. Explore the interplay between sound business ethics and a strong spiritual life. Determine what is valuable and appropriate and what is inappropriate in giving expression to spiritual values in the workplace.

Strengthening Character and Ethical Commitment

Posted on 04. Jan, 2010 by in Ethical Commitment, Seminars

Define universal, ethical values and how they apply to work. Identify what contributes toward strong character and sound ethical living. Assess your own and the organization’s ethical values and priorities within the workplace and in relating to the wider community. Establish personal and organizational steps to take to be more mindful of and consistent in […]

Resolving Conflict, Reconciling Relationships

Posted on 04. Jan, 2010 by in Seminars, Team Building at Work

Become more aware of your style of dealing with conflict: your strengths and limitations. Identify practical ways to minimize or prevent conflicts from escalating. Learn a constructive process for not only resolving conflicts but also fostering healing and reconciliation among people, if needed.  

Dealing with Difficult Emotions at Work: Yours and Others

Posted on 07. Nov, 2009 by in Seminars, Team Building at Work

Develop a deeper awareness of your own and others’ emotions, where they come from and how they impact work and relationships in both positive and negative ways. Learn how to better monitor and manage your own emotions on a daily basis and how to assist others in doing the same. Explore ways to positively influence the emotions and motivations of others.

Communicating Effectively in Important Conversations

Posted on 07. Nov, 2009 by in Seminars, Team Building at Work

Recognize and evaluate how well you practice the fundamental aspects of honest heart-to-heart communications. Clarify the most effective ways to give and receive feedback at work. Identify practical steps you can take to improve as a communicator.