Act Normal- That's Crazy Enough!
What is "normal" in today's workplace?
And why do "normal" people act so differently?
Good communication doesn't depend on how
much we talk to each other. It doesn't depend on how many
memos and e-mail messages we exchange. It doesn't even
depend on how in we are on what is going on inside the
It depends on how much trust and respect we have for the individuals with whom we
work. As the workplace becomes more diverse, communication problems arise because our coworkers don't see the job,
the project, the customers, the organization, or life in
general, the same way we do.
there is no time to work
out these differences. On a daily
basis, we are asked to do more with less, to cut costs and
increase productivity, to learn some new technology or work
on some new equipment. Stress builds and trust and respect
covers the four behavior styles most commonly found in the
workplace. It focuses on how trust and respect are directly
related to these styles and encourages greater
understanding of and appreciation for the
different abilities each individual brings to the workplace.
It shows how understanding the people we work with cuts
stresses and builds trust and respect.
If you have
ever wanted to say (or someone has said to you!):
I know you
believe you understand what you think I said, but,
I am not sure
you realize that what you head is not what I
This program is
Meeting planner notes: This program provides
a lot of fun as well as some great personal and group
insights. Most importantly, it provides a common vocabulary
to discuss style differences with coworkers, supervisors,
and subordinates. If your group has done a behavior profile
before, the program can be designed as a refresher and
This workshop is best as a 4-6 hour program
an utilizes and instrument to determine the style of each
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