Keynote

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MANAGING THE MULTIGENERATIONAL WORKPLACE

 

For the first time in history, four generations are sharing the workplace. How can you successfully manage the diverse styles of the Traditional Traditionalists, Still-Booming Boomers, Xtra-Independent Gen Xers and Tech-or-Die Gen Ys? The answer is crucial to your organization’s  productivity and long-term strategic success.

In this keynote, Alnoor Damji, Calgary based, international speaker, trainer —shares expert insights into the four generations and their motivations, goals and communication styles. You will learn how organizations across a wide variety of industries are thriving with a multigenerational workforce. You will also gain specific, actionable strategies to manage your cross-generational challenges and turn your multigenerational workforce into a competitive advantage.

Participants will:

  • Identify areas within the workplace where generational conflict occurs and discover how to meditate for success
  • Learn how to strengthen cross-generational communication
  • Develop specific strategies to leverage multigenerational opportunities

BEING A LEGEND IN YOUR CAREER AND LIFE

Transforming yourself and developing winning strategies 

 

How can you successfully manage change?  Whether it’s starting a career, a career transition, refocusing or rebuilding a lifestyle or relationship initially we are motivated, excited and empowered. Over time, however, this momentum often fizzles and it feels like we are lost.

I am often asked how to overcome setbacks, which are inevitable, when it comes to starting positive life changes.

In this presentation, Alnoor Damji, Calgary based, international speaker, trainer —shares expert insights into how incorporating change management skills will make you a legend in your career and your life.

Participants will:

  • Gain specific, actionable and accountable strategies to transform bad habits
  • Learn how to move beyond blaming behaviour
  • Acquire insights into how your individual strengths enhance team performance

Workshops and Speaking Engagements for boomers, individuals, and mixed generation audiences

LEVERAGING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR CAREER SUCCESS

 

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 Today’s savvy professionals are using LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to build their personal brands and highlight their skills and leadership capabilities. Alnoor Damji, Calgary based, international speaker and trainer has trained hundreds of individuals on how to incorporate social media and branding to enhance day-to-day career success and support career longevity.

Participants will:

  • Learn how to build and maintain a professional brand
  • Expand and optimize their professional network and select the right tools for a job search
  • Recognize and avoid common social media mistakes

Personality Dimensions®

Alnoor is a trained and accredited facilitator for Personality Dimensions® (PD) workshops. PD is a human relations tool based on leading-edge research into human motivation and behaviour. PD helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities.

Combine an introductory 3 hour workshop with either a Conflict Resolution or Team Building workshop to create an entire day of learning.

Workshop Overview

In an ideal workplace, we would all understand each other and get along, however in reality we see things through our own lens. Temperament theory gives us the tools we need to understand the purpose behind behaviours. When we communicate, we have ‘triggers’ that can cause unwelcome behaviour, leaving us feeling uneasy and perhaps stressed. Take the introductory workshop to recognize your own unique blend of strengths and qualities, and to appreciate others’ differences and use your knowledge of self and others to improve interpersonal relations and teamwork.

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Facilitating a Personality Dimensions® workshop is one of my happiest days. The anticipation of working with a group of people and bringing them together on a personal journey fills my cup. The pure joy is watching participants learning about themselves and coming to appreciate the abilities and perspective of others.

After the workshop, participants communicate on a whole new level and start talking “in colour”.

Many participants share with me that they have “lightbulb“ moments about themselves when participating in the workshop. They understand why they have had conflict or communication problems with people in their lives and they state that they have learnt how to communicate with other in ways that are effective, respectful and satisfying.

Conflict Resolution (3 hours)

One of the greatest challenges when mediating conflicts is helping parties to focus on the underlying needs, values and beliefs that form the foundation of the positions they have taken. Focusing on the underlying core interests can be a key step in identifying common ground for moving forward. Participants of a conflict resolution workshop will gain additional tools to facilitate positive interactions with others.

  • _JKP3451Identify their personal styles and how they and others respond to conflict
  • Appreciate the diverse ways individuals can experience and manage conflict
  • Examine barriers to conflict resolution
  • Learn to adapt to manage conflict in less than ideal situations
  • Recognize the different ways people act and react when experiencing                                                                                                   conflict

Team Building –  (3 hours)

Project teams are becoming increasingly common, but it takes time to build a great team.  Personality Dimensions® can facilitate effective communication and shared understanding of team goals and objectives, as well as necessary conditions for personal productivity. Employee engagement is the highlight of this team building workshop.

  • Your team will learn how synergies can make the team’s results greater than the sum of individual contributions
  • Your team will learn to recognize the strengths each person brings to the team
  • Your team will learn to adjust their style of communicating thereby improving efficiency and minimizing unproductive conflict

Benefits to Organizations

  1. improved work performance and productivity

  2. effective teams

  3. improved outlook toward change

  4. enhanced cooperation and workplace relationships

  5. improved morale and retention

  6. improved critical judgment and decreased conflict

  7. stress reduction / less sick leave

  8. greater customer service and satisfaction

Benefits to Individuals

  1. heighten self-awareness and self-esteem

  2. appreciate own strengths and qualities

  3. understand strengths, motivations and behaviors of management and co-workers

  4. improve interpersonal communications

  5. appreciate differences and diversity

  6. improve leadership/motivational skills

  7. improve problem-solving abilities

  8. heighten conflict management skills

Other Personality Dimensions® workshop themes include:

  • Leadership Development
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Career Building

Retire To The Life You Love©
Retire To The Life You Design©

With increased life expectancy, the retirement landscape has changed with new and enriched potential. There is no_JKP3686 longer a one-size-fits-all approach for planning for your golden years. What worked for your parents may not necessarily work for you, but there is a holistic approach to retirement that everyone should follow that accounts for more than just money.

Retire to the Life You Love© is a must for 45+-year-olds to get ready for the next chapter in life. Taking this workshop you will explore the possibilities and define the direction you want to move in for a personally meaningful next chapter.  You will focus on inspiration, clarity, and confidence will guide you as you learn how to make choices focussed towards living an intentional life.

Doing what is most joyful and important for YOU will become YOUR priority.

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Learn more about my workshops

  • Building and marketing your personal brand
  • Developing resilience during career transition
  • Career change and transitions
  • Interview preparation
  • Networking skills
  • LinkedIn Bootcamp
  • Personality Dimensions™
  • Retire To The Life You Love™

Develop a custom workshop

We can also craft a specific workshop/seminar offering to suit the unique needs of your organization. Contact me today to discuss your needs and how a workshop or inspirational talk could help drive better results withing your team/organization.

 

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