This Education Platform provides Park & Recreation professionals high quality education and equips them to fulfill their vital mission in the Communities they serve.
Our mission is to create a Knowledge Community that dynamically connects emerging ideas, practitioners and those they serve in continuous loops of education, experimentation, real world application, feedback and refinement.
Being able to tap into the collective intelligence and creativity of your people is critical today! The challenge is how do you get people to uncross their arms and actually participate when we ask "does anyone have any ideas?"
In this short but useful course, we take you through a simple and highly effective way to lead a "brainstorming" session that produces results!
Today's effective leader has tools in their tool kit to assist in changing the performance of others…whether an employee or volunteer, this process is trust based, user driven and ensures performance will improve!
Orgainzational success is 85% dependent on effective communication and interpersonal skills and the average worker spends 50% of his or her time communicating.
Effective delegation is one of the most important tools that today's effective leader can have in their tool kit and it is the key to doing more with less.
The number one assets a leader has at their disposal today, is the creativity of their people! It is a powerful force, it is renewable and it is sustainable! What if you had a system for proactively tapping into this resource to use that creativity to increase revenue, decrease expenses and improve service to internal customers and citizens alike?
In this course we help you better understand how you became the leader you are today, so that you can move forward to your leadership best
Progress and change are deeply intertwined, there can be no progress without change! This truism is why we and our Departments must be good at implementing change! In addition, the stress, pain and difficulty of poor change implementation, make it incumbent on leaders to have effective change tools in there tools kit.
Time is a perishable commodity. It is the only thing that “winners” and “losers” have in common. It is also what we do with our time that set us apart. So it's critical for today’s leader to have a great system for the use of their time…for their mental health, sustainability and the well-being of those around them!
Motivation is the most over discussed and misunderstood aspect of leadership today. Pep talk and gimmick won't get it done today, they won't motivate people today!
In changing times to stay relevant one of the most important tools a professional can have in their tool kit, is a process for personal change. Here we lay out a proven process for personal change.
“Pride is an intangible force that drives human capital unlike any other. Investing time and energy into building both organizational, individual and even Community pride will provide greater dividends than any other tool in a leader’s tool kit. Building pride leads to higher morale, increased participation in problem solving and a sense of ownership that creates a “the Department is a reflection of me” attitude.
To be effective today, we must better understand ourselves and those we work with each day, this allows us to gain greater alignment with our team. Greater alignment means greater effectiveness, less stress and a more meaningful experience for all!
A walkability is a key component of a thriving 21st century community. For a Community to be walkable it must have trails and pathways that are well planned, well developed and well maintained. In this real world course, top experts in building walkable communities will lay out a map for the development, funding and implementation of a walkable community strategy.
The expectation placed your Departments is higher than ever and it is also more difficult than ever to build teams that deliver outstanding customer service. In this real world course participants will be given a proven road map and the tangible tools needed to build, implement, and maintain world class service teams within your Department.
In today's day and age, our Departments must be able to marshal the capital (human, financial, social and moral) of the communities they serve to be able to fulfill their vital mission. This course will provide a comprehensive road map as well as the practical tools and templates to make it happen.
Public speaking is nerve racking and creates high anxiety for many. However, the ability to speak publicly is powerful and an important tool in today's highly effective leaders tool kit.
Generation Z includes people born between 1996 and 2010, and the world they around them as they enter the workplace is vastly different then the world of their leaders at the same age. In short, they are different then their Bosses.
Departments / Agencies and Individuals