Workshops

We offer several workshops that cover a variety of communication topics including interpersonal communication, team effectiveness, presenting, listening, and leading. 

Listed below is a sampling of our offerings. Interested in discussing a custom workshop for your team?

Comvia Workshop

Results Through Relationships

Teams with stronger relationships and a better understanding of each other’s strengths and motives know how to adjust their approach with each other to make sure ideas get heard and problems get solved. This workshop will empower your people to:

  • Improve Collaboration — Leverage differences and build trust to overcome innovation-killers while rapidly achieving goals. 
  • Build Better Teams — Whether in person or remote, teams with resilient relationships achieve breakthrough when others break down. They shape the conversations that solve problems and get work done. 
  • Coach for Performance — Turn managers into effective coaches. Relationship intelligence elevates the manager-team relationship, allowing them to rise to challenges and respond to opportunities, together. 
Comvia Workshop

Power Presentations

Creating and Delivering Presentations That Work

From your script to your slides to your delivery, there are many things you need to do to ensure your presentation or speech is clear and effective. Whether you’re presenting to a crowd or to a small group in a conference room, this workshop will help you plan and create presentations that work — and deliver them with confidence.

Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • How to plan a presentation that will tell story and engage your audience
  • Best practices for creating PowerPoint slides
  • Tactics for dealing with nervousness and anxiety when speaking in public
  • Tips for delivering your presentation masterfully, whether in person or remote
Comvia Workshop

Active Listening & Effective Q&A

How to Listen Like a Leader and Effectively Ask and Answer Questions

We all know that we need to listen well. Yet it’s a skill that is rarely taught, let alone practiced. During this workshop, we’ll review the common barriers to effective listening, raise awareness of your individual listening habits, and share tips for improving your listening skills. We’ll also teach you questioning skills that help engage stakeholders and active listening skills to effectively answer questions — fully, clearly, and appropriately.

During this workshop, attendees will learn:

  • How to raise awareness of the components of active listening 
  • Effective listening habits, including removing common barriers
  • Active listening tips to improve day-to-day communications, including answering questions
  • Techniques for clarifying complex or confusing questions
  • Tactics for dealing with difficult or aggressive questioners
  • How to effectively facilitate and use powerful questions to encourage, empower, and engage 
Comvia Workshop

Communicating Your Best

When Leading Remote Teams

Whether you are new to virtual team leadership or are simply looking for tips to improve your remote team leadership skills, this workshop is for you. Topics include leading through technology, running more effective virtual meetings, ensuring the lines of communication are clear and appropriate, and ensuring we keep the personal in interpersonal communication when we are geographically dispersed.

Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • The extra communication steps that remote leadership requires
  • How to actively facilitate communications with your remote team
  • How to run effective virtual meetings
  • Tactics for building a winning culture in remote work
Comvia Workshop

Remote Leadership Presence

Bringing Your Best When Leading & Meeting Virtually

Remote meetings are here to stay. This workshop will help you bring your best when participating in, or leading, a remote or virtual meeting. You’ll learn:

  • How to look and sound your remote best.
  • Virtual room video and audio dos and don’ts. 
  • Best practices for facilitating and leading remote meetings.
  • Tips for using technology like Zoom and Teams to make virtual meetings more engaging

Whether you are regularly conducing team meetings remotely or participating in a virtual meeting or interview, this workshop will give you tips you can use right away to improve your remote leadership presence. 

 
Comvia Workshop

The Purposeful Personal Brand

You, Now and in the Future

Your personal brand is the essence of who you are — your passions, what you value, the value you bring to others, and your authentic purpose. And yes, ultimately how you choose to show it to the world. In this highly interactive workshop, you’ll learn:
  • What the foundation of a purposeful personal brand looks and sounds like
  • A proven process for exploring your unique passions, values, and authentic purpose
  • How to develop your own foundation for a purposeful personal brand and how to communicate it to different stakeholders
  • The importance of purpose in remaining relevant and more comfortable with change in challenging times
At the end of the workshop, you will have a foundation for building your purposeful personal brand and tools to help clearly communicate it to others (and to evolve it over time). From time to time, we make our workshops available to the general public. The Purposeful Personal Brand is being offered in August and September of 2021. Use the buttons below to learn more and reserve your spot.