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1.12.15 Monday: Sea Day 1
7:00am-9:15am “Ten Keys To Success In Management”: Directors and Managers frequently make the same mistakes that keep them from reaching their highest potential. Bradley has successfully consulted across the nation with directors for over a decade. In addition to this he literally trains thousands of early education directors, owners and managers every year. Based on this experience he has narrowed the common mistakes to 10 key areas. Find the 10 keys to success from a consultant who knows the common pitfalls.
9:15am11:00am “Identifying Growth Tipping Points”: Bradley has been a consultant and trainer for over a decade and has identified the growth tipping points in early education centers. Participants will be exposed to the general growth tipping points and team strategies to allow them to power through them. Frequently organizations get stagnated in their growth and find themselves going back and forth in an endless cycle. This class will show that it is often not about economic conditions or even cyclical patterns, but is about understanding what it takes to go to the next level.
11:00am-12:00pm " Question and Answer Session": One of the past participants favorite things about the training cruise environment is having such proximity access to the presenters. The first day will be structured to give ample time for each participant to ask questions directly to Bradley and the NICCM team concerning issues that are near and dear to their individual programs. Come prepared with your issues and topics that you would like to discuss.
1.13.15 Tuesday: Sea Day 2
9:00am-11:00am “Selling Strategies”: Bradley has successfully grown over a dozen centers and has advised hundreds of directors and owners concerning strategies to grow their centers. This class shares the top ten components and strategies that aid in selling and overcoming stagnated or negative center growth. Topics include: Rates Structure; Selling Spots vs. Charging for Care; Guaranteed Spot vs. “Waiting List”; Turning Call-ups into tours; AND Developing a “MUST HAVE” tour.
11:00am-12:00pm “Question and Answer Session”: One of the past participants favorite things about the training cruise environment is having such proximity access to the presenters. The second day will also be structured to give ample time for each participant to ask questions directly to Bradley and the NICCM team concerning issues that are near and dear to their individual programs. Come prepared with your issues and topics that you would like to discuss.
1.17.15 Saturday: Sea Day 3
7:00am-9:00am “Understanding and Implementing the 80/20 Pareto Principle”: This principle discovered in 1897 by Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto has become a powerful leadership strategy. Participants will discuss the basics of the principle and how this once only economic principle governs much about leadership and how groups of people respond in given circumstances. The Pareto Principle is a time management principle, it governs the way we can implement change and had an affect on developing leadership structures with an administrative environment
9:00am-11:00am ”Coaching and Mentoring Your Staff To Success”: This session will introduce the concept of “coaching” and how that can grow or lead to “Mentoring.” One of the first issues discussed is how to differentiate between the tactics of coaching and mentoring and traditional management strategies. The concept of developing a life mission statement will also be explored. Participants will learn methods to develop a coaching and mentoring structure within a center program. A model for creating life and career coaching relationships will also be discussed. The “HandPrint Hundred ™” and similar life/career coaching programs are also introduced in this session.
11:00pm-12:00pm “Conference Wrap up and Final Question and Answer Session”: After having your horizon's broadened through the previous training sessions - Participants will have one last opportunity to network, ask question of the presenter and NICCM team. This time slot will also be used to finalize the paperwork and CEU portion of the training session.
HandPrint Products was formed by Bradley Smith to handle his growing line of products that had been created as a support Director's and Teachers in the Early Childhood Education field. Currently HandPrint Products has a child care training video(DVD) series consisting of 50 titles, a policy and procedure system consisting of 7 manuals, books and other products including his top selling “101 Learning and Transition Activities” book.
During the past decade, Bradley Smith has lead HandPrint Productions to become the leader in consulting of childcare business practices. This includes: fiscal management, enrollment management, marketing, human resource, small business issues, and leadership. In addition, the services include help with specific issues concerning handling sensitive issues to avoid fall-out or minimize the likelihood of litigation. Currently, consulting services are available including: on demand, monthly access, 30 day, long distance, on-site, and extended services. In addition, career and business coaching and mentoring services are also available. Contact us for more information or to schedule a consult. We guarantee your satisfaction!
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