Uncovering the Benefits of Workshops

Did you know that workshops contain many benefits? This month’s blog will focus on our Training / Education Workshops and how they result in Empowered Leaders & Teams. The exciting thing is that you also create engaged employees through these workshops, which leads to better performance and boosts team and organization success. We’ve shared related training and development content in the past – click here to see them all. This month, we are giving more detail on what sets our workshops apart from others, what we offer, and tips from our team’s real-world experience and education to ensure a successful event.

What makes Success Trek workshops different?

The common notion is that a workshop is a long meeting or educational session designed to create a specialized result. Many relate this to sitting in a classroom or lecture hall, listening to a mind-numbing oratory, or sitting through a “death by PowerPoint” event. And while we have been known to rely on PowerPoint slides throughout a workshop, that is where any similarity ends. Our workshops provide an environment for employee connection and collaborative problem-solving by design. We facilitate and foster conversations; our workshops allow participants the space and opportunity to think and create. Through our facilitation, participants remain on track, conversations are fostered, and new connections within the organization are established. The benefits of a Success Trek workshop result in empowered and engaged leaders and teams.

What workshops does Success Trek offer?

Usual topics include “Receiving and Giving Feedback Respectfully,” “Communicating Using the Four Active Listening Skills,” “Leading Yourself and Others Through Change,” and “Managing Projects and Individual Workload.” However, we have plenty more and can easily customize content to create a single or series of workshops to fit your needs. And while workshops are longer than the typical business meeting and require more preparation beforehand, let us do the “heavy lifting” using our “kit bag” full of workshop topics.

Our tips for a successful workshop:

  • Allow ample time for attendance. You may need to adjust workloads to allow participants the time to attend.
  • Invite the appropriate participants. Ensure the anticipated workshop result is something the participant needs in their current or future role.

Final thoughts:

Workshops are a win-win when the topic fits the audience and is designed correctly. They fulfill training or education needs and are one way to engage employees – both lead toward reducing employee turnover and organization profitability.

Success Trek always has participants complete an evaluation after every workshop to help us make our workshops better. Some more recent workshop comments that help support what makes our workshops stand out from others:

•Whole group and breakout group collaboration.
•Role-playing drives home the message/techniques.
•Collaborating with other employees.
•Building connections & community among staff.
•Working with others outside of my usual team.

Training / Education Workshops benefit every business and are a customizable service for each client. Success Trek will help you identify your needs and develop the most efficient/effective way to achieve positive results to meet everyone’s needs. Do not hesitate to Contact Us for more information about our Workshops.

How can we help?

If you or your team need help to identify obstacles and challenges in your workplace situation, contact Theresa, or visit our Contact Us page to schedule a 30-minute Complimentary Conversation. Reaching a goal is a journey, and Success Trek is here to work alongside you.

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Complimentary Conversation

We are here for you! We may seem busy as bees; however, we are never too busy to help you and your business further succeed. If you, your organization or someone else could benefit from an outside perspective to clarify what is working well, what needs work, and how to go about it, we are here to listen.

In a 30-minute complimentary conversation, we can determine if we can help and if we are a good fit to work together. Thirty minutes may not seem like a lot, but we are skilled at fostering conversations to advance solutions that make sense for you and your organization.

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