You probably did not get into financial management because you were good with people. You entered this profession because you were good with numbers. However, now that you are a middle or upper level financial manager, your success or failure will be measured by how well you can turn the talents of others into performance. This session will help you Hone Your Management Style.
This series is for people who are, or aspire to be, chief financial officers. The discussions will be most appropriate for people in medium-sized organizations.
- Learn why your desire to spend significant time inside your own head may be your greatest asset
- Identify share proven techniques to enhance teamwork creating a cohesive team
- Learn how to recognize and deal with others who have no conscience
- Learn how to to gain commitment from your team members, build trust, hold each person accountable and create results for your organization
Introvert Power: Why Quiet Leaders are So Successful
Leaders were once chosen for their character but today we live in an age where “loudmouthed extroverts” seem to take center stage in everything, including business, politics and entertainment. While the talkative, charismatic leader makes the front page of business magazines, recent research shows that successful business leaders tend to be more reserved, pensive and sometimes outright shy. Learn why your desire to spend significant time inside your own head may be your greatest asset.
Teamwork: Create a Cohesive Team
Why do some teams produce and win, while other teams fail? What do the leaders of great teams do that make the team a success? Whether you run the executive staff of a multinational company, a small department within a large organization or even if you are a team member in a team that needs improvement, we will share proven techniques to enhance teamwork. It is not complicated to build a team, but it is difficult. Teamwork is the ultimate competitive advantage both because it is so powerful and rare. “If you could get all the people in the organization pulling in the same direction, you could dominate any industry, in any market, against any competition, at any time” says Patrick Lencioni, the author of the book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.
Devious Ethics: Dealing with Snakes in Suits
Good people believe everyone else is just like them. They cannot imagine someone could con them or their company while having no guilt or remorse about what they did. Lack of guilt and empathy are key traits of a psychopath. Experts estimate that one out of 25 corporate executives are psychopaths who may initially appear to be more normal than the rest of us. Psychopaths may present a convincing picture of virtue while helping themselves to money, status and sex, leaving a path of shattered expectations, empty wallets, and broken hearts in their wake. Learn how to recognize and deal with others who have no conscience.
Leaders Eat Last: Ethical Leaders Serve
Trust is essential, because without trust, there can be no teamwork. Trust is like oxygen, when it is gone - we suffocate. This session provides a 15-step action plan to gain commitment from your team members, build trust, hold each person accountable and create results for your organization.
Management experience helpful.
- **NOTE** Bring a calculator.
Course materials are distributed electronically and we’ve passed the savings along to you - registrants save $20 on all 8-hour seminar pricing. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.
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Don Minges, M.B.A.
Executive Education, Inc.
Don Minges, MBA, is a fractional CFO who works in diverse industries at various development stages. His expertise is in profitability enhancement, strategic planning, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, consulting, turnarounds, economic forecasting, cost accounting and financial analysis. Don has experience raising equity for several growing firms and has invested equity capital into promising businesses. He has served on the Board of Directors for many firms. He graduated with highest honors from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke.