Business Training for all of Today’s Business Needs

The Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJG) is an Ontario government funding program that offers training grants to employers. Through the program, companies may receive non-repayable funding from the government to purchase third-party business training programs, including training for in-demand skillsets. Training is expected to improve the employability and value employees can provide; including new hires in these training sessions can also maximize your funding potential.

We can help you will all of your training needs.  We specialize in:

  • Leadership and High Potentials Training
  • Sales Training
  • Customer Support and Experience
  • Team Management
  • Marketing for Small Business
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Leadership Success Strategies.

Strategies for Success – Implementing a Leadership Mindset

Have you ever wondered what makes some business leaders are so successful while others struggle along?  Is it knowledge, passion, experience or is it something else altogether?

In this session you will learn:

  • The 4 C’s that are a must have for every successful business leader.
  • Your Business “Terror Barrier” and how to overcome it.
  • The Change Management cycle and how to keep your business ahead of the curve
  • What is Your “Zone of Excellence” and how to turn it into Business gold?

Change is inevitable and sometimes even enjoyable understanding how to manage a successful mindset will keep you focused and motivated.

 Lead Like a Lion – Keys to Motivational Success

Many business leaders are in the unique position of not only having to keep themselves motivated they need to ensure that staff is equally motivated and not just going through the motions.

In this session you will learn:

  • Top 3 ways to keep you and your team motivated
  • Self-motivation – theory and practice and top tips
  • Transactional versus transformational motivators
  • A motivational exercise

This workshop is designed to provide a structure for continuous self and team strategies that will produce maximum results and satisfaction.

Presentation Skills for Non-Presenters

Your skills and professional expertise are evidence of your ability to accomplish difficult tasks. Now you need to layer in great presentation skills to help you further advance within your organization and career. The ability to present articulately to customers, management, peers and others can significantly enhance your credibility, clout, and professional status. Delivering presentations at work or professional events is an unbeatable way to gain a reputation as a valued employee and an expert in your field. Clear and concise communication skills are critical.  In today’s fast paced Market – we can’t afford to be misunderstood.  Whether you are new to presenting or simply looking to improve somewhat, excellent presentation skills will become a valuable asset to your toolbox.

During this session you will learn:

  • Learn 5 critical steps to creating comprehensive and clear presentations
  • Follow a proven blueprint for scalable presentations for any audience size, presentation duration or topic.
  • How to keep you audience highly engaged even if you hate public speaking
  • Visuals – how to use them effectively, even if they are highly technical
  • Giving technical presentations to non-technical audiences – pitfalls and challenges and how to avoid them
  • Complete the workshop feeling confident to present in a clear, concise and organized fashion.

Sales Training

What’s Your Sales Style – What You Don’t Know Might Hurt You

Getting better at selling, upselling and closing business faster is a key to all business growth.  In this workshop you will learn:

  • How to clearly identify your sales style
  • Your Personal Sales Pitfalls
  • How to Close More Clients Faster
  • Why Your Selling Style Might Be Turning People Off
  • Your Biggest Sales Bang

You will gain a full understanding of your sales strengths and weaknesses, how to overcome your personal sales landmines and how to use “tie downs” to increase the speed at which you close business.

Simple Selling on Steroids – Sell More. Close More!

Everyone in Business needs to understand how to sell.  It is one of the most feared elements of running a business.  The good news is that it doesn’t need to be with some great techniques to help you through the process.

During this session you will learn:

  • The Simple Selling formula – Attract, Bond, Close
  • Understanding the Sales GAP map and how to bridge it
  • Determining your Biggest Sales Challenge
  • 3 Critical elements of every sales conversation
  • How to REV your sales engine: Rapport, Expertise, Vision

Customer Support and Experience

What’s Your Wow – Discover Your Best Customer Service Secrets

Do you know what your WOW factor is? As a business owner you should because What’s ordinary won’t work anymore. With today’s level of competition, you really need to stand out in the crowd. How well do you represent your business? Turn your unique Wow factor into a fantastic customer service tool.

During this session you will learn:

  • #1 Thing That Will Set You Apart from the Competition
  • Top 3 Power Moves to Promote Your WOW
  • Fabulous Wow Words to use when you describe your business and what you have to offer – great for networking and sales
  • How to turn toxic customers into your biggest advocates
  • Turning your Wow into your best Marketing tool.

Team Management

Creating Highly Functioning Teams

With differing personalities, objectives and personal agenda’s getting a team to function at an optimal level can be a challenge.  During this session you will learn:

  • Top 3 Strategies to get the best possible results
  • How to ensure Agile accountability
  • Motivate team members for high levels of engagement
  • Conflict Avoidance and management
  • Achieving trust under challenging circumstances
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Marketing for Small Business

Rapid Results Marketing – On a Shoestring Budget!

Most businesses want to grow, don’ t have a big Marketing budget and have tried to grow on their own with little success.   With so much noise in the Market place it is more important than ever to create effective and impactful Marketing strategies that have a great return on investment.  Figuring out how to do this is the tricky part and that’s where this workshop will really help you get focused, creative and implement proven, topical ways of attracting and retaining the best possible clients.

During this session you will learn:

  • The Top Marketing mistakes that are preventing your Business from getting to the next level of growth. Regardless of whether you are just getting started or have been in business for a while now.
  • My simple, no-fail 3 step process for attracting new clients, engaging existing clients and maintaining member retention through a highly effective communication strategy
  • Learn a quick and painless way to create a 90-day Marketing plan that will act as your GPS to ensure that you stay on track with a cost-effective Marketing strategy quarter after quarter. Walk out with your plan in hand.

Marketing Magic – Business Growth Strategies for Every Stage of Business

Every business is organic and goes through various stages of growth.  Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a new to your field there are proven Marketing strategies for every stage of growth that will drive your business to even greater heights.

  • The Top 5 Things Keeping you Stuck in 5 Figures
  • Learn to Understand what Marketing you should be doing based on What Stage Business you are in Startup, Base, Growth or Thrive
  • What kinds of Marketing you should be doing to grow your business to the next level
  • How to increase your revenue and your client base
  • Map out your Vision to Action Blue print on how to get to the next stage of growth.

Marketing Disrupted – What’s Ordinary Won’t Work Anymore

The Marketing game is changing whether you realize it or not and no industry is immune, and the trend will continue well into 2018 and beyond.  We are seeing it every day with disrupters like Bit Coin, Airbnb, Uber, Amazon and many, many others.  Traditional business paradigms are being challenged in every way and the old Marketing strategies are no longer the answer. Creative out of the box thinking and implementation are now the name of the game.   Now is the time to decide if you will be a disrupter or be disrupted.

In this Session you will learn:

  • What the “Pivot to Prosperity” philosophy is and how to implement it so that you control rather than react to Market changes.
  • Learn where your Business ranks on the Disrupter scale and what critical changes you may need to make to be at the forefront of your industry – or get left behind.
  • The #1 business growth tactic for 2018 and how to implement it so that you are a trailblazer in your industry

Social Media That Sizzles

Understanding how to use social media to attract prospects and get noticed is critical to success. Having a great online profile is also critical.

In this session you will learn:

  • Top 3 Ways to be successful on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • The most effective ways to use hashtags
  • How to capitalize on “social influencers” to increase your brand awareness
  • How to create a highly engaged social audience
  • What’s trending on social for 2019
  • And… much more!

Straight to the Top Social Media Strategies

During this Session you will learn:

  • What’s Trending on Social – The Top 5 Picks for 2019
  • SEO, SEM, PPC – What is the alphabet soup of social media
  • Video – Facebook Live, Facebook Watch and the New Facebook Algorithms
  • Google Places and how to rank on them
  • Google Analytics – What do they mean
  • How to Make the most of Google Reviews
  • Google Accounts – is content still king?

If you are looking for custom content, we are happy to create a customized workshop or training designed specifically for your needs.

Great Experience

“We had a great experience with Liz’s one day leadership workshop and I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their management skills”

Wisdom and Expertise

“Liz’s guidance, wisdom and expertise got me to where I has tried to get on my own for years.  What a great experience.”

Helen Kioulafofski

Engaging and Fun Speaker

  • “An engaging, fun, and personable speaker! Liz was the guest speaker at our yearly employee training conference, and the positive feedback was astounding. All the employees loved her outgoing, bubbly personality and got so much out of each of her sessions. Would definitely recommend Liz for as a professional development speaker at any event.”

So Many Positive Comments

“Thanks again for your workshop on presentation skills for non-presenters it was such a  great day, I am receiving so many positive comments.  I may bring you back in the coming months for another group of employees to participate.”