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Beyond Better Development

Beyond Better Development

 

 

 

 Seminars and Workshops

Beyond Better Development Corp. offers public seminars and workshops, as well as on site training and customized courses.

Beyond Better Seminars equip participants with vital skills needed to effectively communicate in every area of professional and personal life.

Seminar Topics include, but are not limited to the following areas:

Leadership

Management Skills

Team Building

Customer Service

Sales

Dealing with Difficult People

Learning Styles

Business Writing and Grammar

Public Speaking/Presentation Skills


 

Testimonials

"Barbara’s delivery was easy to listen to, clear and motivational…"

"Great insight into different personality types"

"Well Organized"

 

 

Beyond Better Leadership  

Learn how to inspire and motivate your team to produce the results you’re looking for.

“If you want to build a ship, then don't drum up men to gather wood, give orders, and divide the work. Rather, teach them to yearn for the far and endless sea. “

  • Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Discover how to communicate with the diverse team members and get them on the same page.

Learn how to utilize the diversity in your team to get the results you want. In gaining an understanding of how you as an individual think and perceive, as well as gaining insight into the differences of other personalities, the whole way you see and communicate with people will change.

Understand the different working environments that bring out the best in your people. In this seminar you will discover how people receive and filter information differently, and learn ways to communicate in ‘their language’. By speaking in the other person’s language, one can quickly build rapport, and get a positive response. You will also discover your unique style and gain a better understanding of yourself and the preferred way you communicate. You will learn how to motivate others by recognising and adapting the way you communicate to build understanding and rapport with different personalities in your team.

In This Seminar You Will:

  • Assess your leadership style
  • Recognise and appreciate the diverse strengths and challenges of colleagues
  • Learn how to adapt your leadership style to build good rapport
  • Learn to communicate effectively
  • Discover how to reduce conflict
  • Identify the necessary conditions for productivity
  • Learn strategies to motivate teamwork

 


 

"I really had fun and enjoyed the session"

"Best Presentation!!!"

"Her tone and inflection always kept the audience engaged."

 

"..it was well organized and the instructor was excellent!."

Destiny, Edmonton

 

"It was an excellent seminar....I would recommend this course to ALL my colleagues!! Thank you. "

 

"The seminar leader was great - she kept a sense of humour throughout."

Joyce, Calgary

 

 

Beyond Better Sales, and Customer Service  

Improve your customer satisfaction and increase your sales Beyond Better.

What do your customers need to hear and know to give you the business?

How can you create a loyal customer base?

Learn how to tailor your approach to gain trust and connection with your client by using knowledge of personality differences. Identify what core needs and values you need to address for each type of personality.

“The basic building block of good communications is the
feeling that every human being is unique and of value."

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 In This Enlightening and Interactive Workshop You Will:

  • Discover your own personality strengths and challenges
  • Learn how to identify the differences in other personality styles
  • Understand the basic needs that other personality styles require to be met to make decisions
  • Understand the communication needs and preferences of other types of personalities
  • Use knowledge of personality to quickly build rapport
  • Be able to use body language to create rapport
  • Learn what NOT to do to gain client confidence
  • Discover what is important to each type of personality in looking to buy
  • Develop flexibility in your selling focus to meet the expectations of your client

"Here is a simple but powerful rule - always give people more than what they expect to get."

  • Nelson Boswell
     

To book a workshop, or find out more information about when the next seminar will be held contact .


"Barbara is a clear and effective communicator, and well researches her presentations."

"She has proved that she is able to speak with interest and clarity in a way that the hearers appreciate."

"Your humour and easy going style was great!"

Building Beyond Better Teams

Do you want to build your team for success?

How do you get a diverse group of people working together effectively?

“ Coming together is a beginning
Keeping together is progress
Working together is success”

  • Henry Ford

To understand and be understood is an important key in working together on any project and getting the results you want.

Misunderstanding and misinterpretation are primary factors in conflict and prevent developing team spirit. Discover how to utilise the diversity in your team to get the results you want. In gaining an understanding of how you as an individual think and perceive, as well as gaining insight into the differences of other personalities, the whole way you see and communicate with people will change.

In this seminar you will discover how people receive and filter information differently, and learn ways to communicate in ‘their language’. By speaking in the other person’s language, one can quickly build rapport, and get a positive response. You will also discover your unique style and gain a better understanding of yourself and the preferred way you communicate. You will learn how to motivate others by recognising and adapting the way you communicate to build understanding and rapport with different personalities in your team. Team members will learn how to understand and appreciate diversity in the team and work in more harmony.

In This Seminar You Will:

  • Recognise and appreciate the diverse strengths and challenges of colleagues
  • Learn strategies to motivate teamwork
  • Identify the necessary conditions for productivity
  • Increase efficiency
  • Assess your leadership style
  • Clarify different needs and expectations for effectiveness
  • Learn to communicate effectively
  • Discover how to reduce conflict
  • Learn the elements for an effective team

 


"Thank you it was great!" - Amy

"The session went really fast!"
- Andrew

 

"The subject material was covered thoroughly..."

 

"The seminar leader was excellent."

Wanda

How to Help your Child Learn Beyond Better

How does your child learn best?

Life is a journey of learning and growing. Each person has a unique way of learning that works for them. The way you learn best may be totally different from the way your child learns. In gaining knowledge and understanding of the different factors that affect the way learning occurs, you will be able to help your child to learn more effectively.

In This Presentation You Will Learn:
  • The ways we receive and process information
  • How personality affects learning
  • To identify your learning style
  • To understand other learning styles
  • Different ways we remember information
  • The factors involved in how we understand
  • How environment affects the way we concentrate
  • The difference between learning style and learning disability

This topic can be customized to meet the specific needs of your group. It can be offered as a keynote presentation, breakout session, and a half or full day workshop.

To discuss how this topic can be customized to your requirements, or for more detailed information, contact

Do you want to help your child and raise money for your school or organization at the same time?

For more information and resources on this subject click on Resources


"I liked everything!"

"Clear and concise"

 

" Barbara is a clear communicator. She was able to draw out class discussion in an interesting dialogue, while maintaining the authority as the speaker/expert."

 

Beyond Better Teaching Through Understanding Learning Styles  

“The most important knowledge teachers need to do good work is a knowledge of how students are experiencing learning and perceiving their teacher's actions. “

  • Steven Brookfield

Every student is has a unique personality and way of learning, as well as the teacher. In this seminar you will learn to identify the main differences and needs to be met in the learning styles of students.

By exploring how personality preferences affect learning, this workshop helps you identify and create effective learning environments that motivate all types of learners.

 In This Presentation You Will Discover:

  • How to identify the learning styles of different personalities
  • What needs you should address to motivate learning for different styles
  • How to create an environment that appeals to all kinds of learners
  • How to structure your teaching to incorporate all learning styles
  • How your learning style affects the way you teach
  • A recognition of motivators and rewards for different learners

This presentation is perfect for professional development and can be customized to meet the specific needs of your group. It can be offered as a keynote presentation, breakout session, and a half or full day workshop.

To book this topic, or find out when the next one is being held, contact

Click here for more information regarding learning styles resources.


Beyond Better Communication in the Classroom

"To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others."

  • Anthony Robbins

To understand and be understood is an important key in all relationships. Learn to communicate in a way that captures the attention of all types of listeners. This is the seminar that could totally transform the way you relate with your students. You will gain an understanding of how you as an individual think and perceive, as well as gaining insight into the differences of other personalities. The whole way you see and communicate with students and colleagues can change. It’s so easy to presume that everyone thinks and understands the way you do, and they don’t! Students do not really lie in bed at night thinking up ways to annoy you; they just see and understand in a different way! By speaking in their language, one can quickly build rapport with students, and get a positive response. Be able to spark motivation and attention by using techniques that address the different personality needs and values of students in your classroom.

In this Seminar you will:

  • Discover how students receive and filter information differently
  • Learn ways to communicate in ‘their language’.
  • Be able to identify your personality style.
  • Gain a better understanding of yourself and the style of communication that works for you.
  • Learn how to motivate your students by recognising and adapting the way you communicate for the different personality styles.

This seminar will give you an amazing tool to use to build better rapport with students and improve your communication with them.

For more information contact seminars@livingbeyondbetter.com


"The teaching/learning aspect of the info was perfect-easy to apply, quick and practical learning took place in this workshop"

“Very Good!”

“Enjoyable”

“We needed more time!”

“Very Interesting”

-N Vancouver Teacher’s Association

Beyond Better Relationships  

Beyond Better communication leads to Beyond Better relationships.

“After all, when you come right down to it, how many people speak the same language even when they speak the same language."

  • Russell Hoban

To understand and be understood is an important key in all relationships.

Misunderstanding and misinterpretation are primary factors in relationship failure and conflict. Communication breakdown is so often unintentional, and yet has damaging results. This is the seminar that could totally transform your relationships and communication. You will gain an understanding of how you as an individual think and perceive, as well as gaining insight into the differences of other personalities. The whole way you see and communicate with people can change. It’s so easy to presume that everyone thinks and understands the way you do, and they don’t! People do not really lie in bed at night thinking up ways to annoy you; they just see and understand in a different way! It’s no wonder that relationships can have so much conflict and tension.

In this seminar you will discover how people receive and filter information differently, and learn ways to communicate in ‘their language’. By speaking in the other person’s language, one can quickly build rapport, and get a positive response. Participants will be able to identify their personality style and gain a better understanding of themselves and the style of communication that works for them. You will learn how to motivate others by recognising and adapting the way you communicate for the different personalities. This seminar will give you an amazing tool to use to build great relationships and reduce the stress in your life.

Attend this seminar and discover how to learn to communicate effectively with all kinds of different people.

To book a seminar, or find out more information about when the next seminar will be held contact

To discuss how this topic can be customized to your specific requirements, or for more detailed information, contact

Do you want to foster good relationships in your organization and raise money at the same time?

Click here to find out how this presentation can be a fundraising opportunity for your organization.


"Today I discovered myself!"

 

 

Click Here For Great Speaking Resources

Beyond Better Public Speaking

Discover how you can prepare and deliver winning presentations

“You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.”

  • John Ford

Speaking in public can be a daunting prospect for many! In fact Public Speaking is in the number one spot in the Top Ten Fear List (with death at number two!). Many fears about speaking in public can be reduced by learning proven skills and techniques that work for you. In this seminar you will learn how to prepare and structure your material for your presentation. Preparation is the key to success. You will explore different ways to present and deliver your message and understand the elements that make a winning presentation. You will take home valuable tips to help you to increase your confidence, and reduce those nerves.

By Attending This Seminar You Will Learn:

  • How to tap into your creativity
  • To prepare and organize for success
  • Different forms of presentation methods
  • How to get your message across
  • How to use powerful opening and closing techniques
  • Ways to build rapport with your audience
  • How to keep your audience’s attention
  • How to use vocal variety and visual aids effectively
  • The importance of using gestures and body talk
  • Keys to use when called to speak spontaneously
  • Ways to turn nervousness into persuasive energy
  • Ways of appearing more confident and relaxed.

This seminar will help you to inform, inspire or persuade your audience, and entertain them at the same time. Discover the presentation skills that will help you speak well at business and social functions, sales presentations or community events. To book a seminar, or find out more information about when the next seminar will be held contact

Do you know that you have an important event coming up? Do you need help in preparing or delivering your presentation? Individual coaching is available. Contact to take you to the next level. Click here for more information and materials to help you become a great public speaker.


"Barbara was a wonderful instructor."

"I have gained much self confidence after taking this course."

"I would definitely sign up for a second level of this course if it involved the same instructor."

"I really enjoyed this class and had a lot of fun."

"I learned a lot and gained more confidence."

 

Keynote Presentations

Who Am I? A Journey of Discovery

Are you so busy caught up in living your life that you’ve lost a sense of who you are? Do you know the difference between who you are and what you do? This is an inspiring and practical presentation that sets you on the right direction for your personal journey of self discovery. You will discover how to find and pursue your life purpose, enjoy the present, and focus with vision on the future.

Sowing Seeds for Success

The universal principle that you reap what you sow, not only applies to gardening, but to every area or your life. Just as when you plant carrot seeds in the soil you expect that you will later harvest a crop of carrots and not potatoes, so it is true of whatever we sow into our lives. In this presentation you will discover what and how to sow into your life so that you reap the results you really want. You will take home three important keys that can unlock your life and turn it around to bring you greater energy, peace and success.

For more information on these keynote presentations contact

"Very Good"

"Very informative speech. I found it very motivating"

"Enjoyed your humour!"

"Very effective speech"

"Very well organized"

"Very interesting"

"Great story!"

   
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