For In-House Management Meetings

In House Management MeetingIf your organization is like most others, you hold annual or more frequent meetings or retreats for your management group.

Managers convene perhaps to review the past performance year, look ahead to the upcoming budget year, learn about the launch of new products or services, hear from the President or CEO, tackle a critical challenge, or receive updates from the various departments or regions.

What a great opportunity to carve out just 1-3 hours of time for a high-powered dose of leadership skills development!

  • Everybody’s there, in person. (really important when teaching practical leadership and coaching skills)
  • Each manager is exposed to the same material.
  • We customize the content to reinforce what your team most needs.
  • Your managers get to participate actively in discussions and hands-on skill practice activities.
  • It takes less time than a typical training program.
  • AND…it provides a stimulating shift from the predominantly business/financial agenda topics.

One of Ian’s hallmarks is his ability to leverage what comes up from the audience. Often a participant right in the middle of the presentation will raise a real-life issue he (she) is facing with an employee at work. Ian may invite the participant to engage in an on-the-spot role play where he (she) plays the employee and Ian plays him, the manager. As he demonstrates an effective way to respond, the others in the room always look on with keen interest. People often tell us that this real time skill modeling approach provided their richest learning from the session

 Would They Call You Their Best Boss Ever?


Ian Cook, MILR, CSP,


Leadership Development Expert,


International Speaker

Shows managers

how to get the best results

from their employees.

Ian Cook’s Presentations

Ian offers five presentations that address the challenges today’s leaders face.

Dare to Be Their Best Boss Ever!
(Inspired by Ian’s book, Would They Call You Their Best Boss Ever?)

Over to You, Employee
Getting Your Staff to Take Accountability for Their Performance, Satisfaction, and Development

Build “Best Bosses”
Developing Extraordinary Leaders in Your Organization

Closing the “Performance Deal”
How to Convert Employee Motivation into Performance

Here’s What I Want. Here’s What I’m Seeing
How to Communicate Your Performance Expectations and Deliver Feedback

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Ian is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest earned designation conferred by the National Speakers Association, the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, and the Global Speakers Federation.

Certified Speaking ProfessionalWhat is CSP?

The Certified Speaking Professional designation, established in 1980, is the speaking profession’s international measure of speaking experience and skill. CSP is conferred by the National Speakers Association (NSA) and the Global Speakers Federations (GSF) only on those accomplished speakers who have earned it by meeting strict criteria. The letters CSP following a speaker’s name indicate a speaking professional with proven experience who understands what is required and knows how to deliver client satisfaction.

Contact us to explore ideas to enrich your conference or meeting with a high energy, high content session for your attendees.

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