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Engage. Inspire. Empower. Act.

The must-have, hard and soft business skills to succeed in today’s disruptive economy.

We have quick-start and deep dive programs to help you jumpstart the learning, along with the tools and support to put it into action right away.

These can be delivered in a variety of formats: fully online, blended (online + face-to-face) and onsite workshops.

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Xcelerated Action Program

for aspiring women leaders

Typically 5 – 15 years experience

 

Our most popular progam, XAP for women, boosts women’s confidence, strategic focus, innovative mindset and key business skills, with NO time away from work.

 

Program includes:

  • Saturday Kickoff Workshop Online
  • 8 Weekly Online Classes/Group Coaching Sessions – Connect from anywhere in the world
  • Workbook and materials
  • Lifetime access to material

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THE XAP MODULES

MODULE 1

GET CLEAR ON WHAT YOU WANT

Learn how to get focused and get past what’s holding you back in your career Click the ⊕ for more info

Week 1: Be Unstoppable

  • Develop an ACTION MINDSET for success

  • Learn Top 10 strategies to succeed
  • Learn how to push past fear and doubts that hold you back
  • Learn a framework for how to take action and get results
  • Dream Big and get focused on what you want

Week 2: Set 90-Day Goals

  • Learn where your time is going and how to be more productive

  • Identify 1-3 goals to work on over the next 90 days
  • Learn the B-SASi method of goal setting
  • Learn practical strategies to get past obstacles when you get stuck

Week 3: Get Focused

  • Create a “30-second pitch” to deliver to the class

  • Use the B-SASi goal method to plan out your action steps for the next two weeks
  • Finalize your time-study results
  • Exercises about creating work you love
  • Determine one strategy to be more productive
  • Put that strategy in place over the next week

Week 4: Get Clear on Your Value

  • Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset to solve problems in the Innovation Economy
  • Learn how to create your Blue Ocean Strategy
  • Understand your unique strengths and value
  • Create your action steps for the next two weeks
  • Progress on your goals

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

BY THE END OF THIS MODULE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • a process to push past fear and doubts and get results
  • a system for how to set and reach your goals
  • how to focus on actions that get results
  • how to get unstuck and how to turn ideas into action
  • how to work in sprints (like developers do) for faster results
  • how to identify your strengths and skills
  • how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset to solve problems from a new perspective
  • You will complete Action Sheets and videos on:
  • Goal Setting
  • Time Management/Analysis
  • Productivity Tools
  • Exercises to develop your confidence, skills, strengths and more

MODULE 2

MUST-HAVE BUSINESS BASICS

Learn the basics of Communication, Financials, Negotiations and Sales Click the ⊕ for more info

Week 1: Own the Room

  • Tools to develop your executive presence 

  • Learn practical communication strategies for meetings and presentations
  • Assessment of how you are being perceived now; know your value
  • Role-Playing scenarios
  • Check-in on goals and action steps

Week 2: Know the Numbers

  • Get comfortable with the financials of a business – explained in plain language

  • Learn how your role impacts the company’s bottom line
  • Overview of financial basics in a business (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow, Profit Margin)
  • Action Sheets to figure out profit margin, revenue and more

Week 3: Negotiate Like a Pro

  • Learn to Ask, Get comfortable with negotiating

  • Develop your negotiation skills
  • Practical scripts and strategies to use while negotiating a new job, raise, salary adjustment, vendor discussions and more
  • Role-playing
  • Check-in on goals and action steps

Week 4: Sell it

  • Learn basic sales skills

  • Understand who your customer is and what problem you are solving
  • Move from a selling to a solving mindset
  • Ask for the order
  • Write a 30-second pitch that articulates your value

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:

BY THE END OF THIS MODULE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • how to “own the room” in a meeting; how to speak up and be heard
  • how to negotiate better (job offers, salary negotiations, vendors)
  • how to develop your executive presence
  • where you offer the most value to an organization
  • how to understand basic financials of a company

You will complete Action Sheets and videos on: 

  • Presentation skills
  • Negotiations
  • Finance Basics
  • Creating a Business Case
  • Sales skills
  • Role-playing

Online. Face-to-face.

Or a blend of both.

Our programs can fit your needs.

GeT INSPIRED.

MAKE AN IMPACT.

NEW! QUICK-START PROGRAMS

Short, focused programs to help jumpstart your learning and put it into action right away.

MINDSET

GET INSPIRED. MAKE AN IMPACT.

It’s easy to feel stressed in today’s disruptive world. There’s so much going on – how do you find time to take a breath and think about what you want or how to get there? What if there was an easy way to feel more empowered and inspired?

There is. This quick-start program has a simple framework that helps you feel more confident, focused and energized. It includes tools to create a clear action plan and has practical strategies to push past the fears, doubts and roadblocks that often hold people back.

PRODUCTIVITY

REIMAGINE YOUR WORKDAY

Do you ever feel like you’re running around but not getting anywhere? Or ever feel like you’re in meetings all day and can only “start” your work when you should be ending your day?Ever wonder where the day (week!) went and what you actually accomplished?  Is your inbox making you crazy?

It has gotten crazy out there. But we can help. It’s a great time to reimagine your workday. Learn practical tools to make meetings more productive (and have less of them), get focused, feel less stressed and get more done.

STRENGTHS

SUCCESS STRATEGIES THAT PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS

What does your boss think you’re great at?  Your co-workers? You? Where do you provide the most value? What have you accomplished this week that directly impacts the bottom line? Who has the time to think about all this?

 We can help. Learn where you provide the most value and how to bring your unique skills to the table. We’ll give you a framework and toolset to assess where you are, what you should be focusing on and how to be more successful.  

GET INSPIRED.

Make an Impact. 

Want to take things to the next level in your life? These programs give you the tools, skills and support to help you take action for lasting change.