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Available Dates
Dec 05, 2023 - Dec 06, 2023
2-Day Workshop, 9:30am-2:30pm (PST) each day, Zoom Session
Zoom meeting details to be sent after registration

This highly interactive workshop, designed for managers-of-people, delivers practical managerial tools, as well as a powerful new perspective on leading others. Our workshop focuses on the 4 key areas of leadership: Strategy, Attitude, Listening, and Inquiring.

Typical course attendees are Directors, Managers, and Supervisors, but we recommend this workshop for any level of leader, with experience ranging from one to fifteen years.

EMERGING LEADERS VIRTUAL WORKSHOP <small>(December 5th & 6th)</small>
Coaching Plan
2-Day Workshop Agenda

Day One:  You will learn: 

  • Exploring the strengths of great leaders, and the most common opportunity areas of weaker leaders
  • Leading by example - creating a learning environment, with a positive, calm attitude
  • The powerful skill of Active Listening
  • Various leadership styles, so you can adjust depending on the situation  
  • Coaching and delegating, a brief review of our Task-Based Leadership model
  • Connecting your department’s strategy with your company's strategy

Day Two: You will learn:

  • Identifying proven-techniques to approach conflicts, problems and difficult discussions
  • Strengthening your Inquiry, for root causes analysis of issues
  • Learning few, fairly common legal themes for new managers
  • The importance of setting clear expectations
  • Giving effective, business feedback
  • The impact of words in our day-to-day communication
Jim Glantz

Dr. Jim Glantz is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Academy For Leadership And Training (TAFLAT). A 20+ year Executive in Leadership, Coaching and Training, Jim holds a doctoral degree in Organizational Development as well as a Masters of Education from UCLA. Jim is the former Vice President of Talent Development for The Wonderful Company (a $4B CPG company). In this capacity, Jim built and launched Talent Development initiatives, including The Wonderful Academy, a central training and coaching organization offering multi-day leadership programs and executive coaching. To date, that Academy has trained over 2,500 Vice Presidents and Senior Executives, and over 5,000 Managers. Jim has launched numerous leadership training programs for Line Supervisors, for Salespeople, and for LEAN Manufacturing (leadership).

In 2017, Jim co-founded The Academy for Leadership and Training (TAFLAT) after years of hiring leadership consultants to assist with executive coaching and innovative leadership development programs. Jim decided, “There are so many ways to make this experience better.” To date, TAFLAT has trained tens of thousands of leaders at all levels, and has provided executive coaching to hundreds of senior business executives. TAFLAT would be thrilled to provide references from current training and executive coaching clients.

TAFLAT’s current client list includes Fortune 10 companies as well as start-ups. The industries of these clients span Healthcare, High-Tech Manufacturing, Finance, Entertainment, Consumer Packaged Goods, Agriculture, and so many more.

Please contact Jim directly at jim@TAFLAT.com to initiate a conversation to see how we might partner to create innovative, interactive, and impactful leadership development programs for your staff!

Shaabini Alford

Shaabini Alford is a seasoned professional in the plumbing and mechanical contracting industry, with a career spanning back to 2003. Shaabini has worked for two of Southern California's leading M.E.P. contractors (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing), and is known for consistently delivering excellence.

Having served as Executive Vice President of Southern California Operations, Shaabini led several departments to make sure they continuously delivered on-schedule and maximized the profit. Shaabini's strengths include contracts, crisis management, risk mitigation, conflict resolution, cultivating a culture of trust and accountability, teamwork, integrity, and, of course, fun!

Shaabini is a proud alumna of California State Polytechnic University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology, specializing in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Shaabini's academic foundation laid the groundwork for her career within the plumbing and mechanical industry.

Shaabini has established collaborations and partnerships with the California Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association (CPMCA) and has served on the Board of Directors for the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA).

Currently, Shaabini is a full-time consultant, speaker, and facilitator for leadership workshops. Shaabini's passion is to motivate, inspire and leave a lasting impression on others as so many have done for her fueling her successful career.

Fun Fact: Shaabini was the "Baby of the Year in 1980" for the country of Fiji, where she was born.