Stop Letting That Difficult Person Ruin Your Day: Effectively Handle Negative and Difficult People For Better Productivity and Less Drama

August 12, 2024
08:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EDT
60 Minutes
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$149. One Participant
$299. Group Attendees
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$199. One Participant
$399 Group Attendees
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$299 $348   One Participant
$599 $698   Group Attendees

Group Attendees: Any number of participants

Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 6 months ( Access information will be emailed 24 hours after the completion of live webinar)


Are you caught in a never-ending cycle of overwork and exhaustion? Do you find it increasingly challenging to stay motivated and focused? Burnout is a pervasive issue that can have a detrimental impact on your mental health, physical well-being, and overall happiness.

Burnout can get the better of you, even when you have a great passion for your work. There are ways to beat burnout without resorting to quitting your job. In this engaging and interactive workshop, we will delve into the seven key strategies to overcome burnout and regain control of your life.

Success and longevity in our high-pressure world depend not only on knowledge and skills but also on our ability to recover and remain energized during challenging situations. Through thought-provoking discussions, practical exercises, and real-world examples, you will gain a deeper understanding of the warning signs of burnout, the factors contributing to its onset, and effective coping mechanisms.

Why should you Attend:
  • Empowerment: Regain control over challenging encounters. Overcome fears, uncertainties, and doubts, and develop the confidence to navigate such situations with finesse
  • Fresh Perspective: Understand the underlying dynamics behind difficult interactions. Gain clarity and insights that contribute to more effective strategies for handling challenging individuals
  • Practical Techniques: These techniques are designed to foster composure and grace in the face of adversity
  • Personal and Professional Growth: Reclaim productivity, reduce stress, and gain the ability to navigate challenging encounters with greater ease

Areas Covered in the Session: Key Messages:
  • Negative attitudes hinder problem-solving, effective communication, and collaboration, increasing the risk of mental health issues, absenteeism, and harmful behaviours
  • Ignoring negativity and difficult behaviours drains time and energy, impeding personal and organizational growth
  • Negative attitudes and difficult behaviours are contagious and can create a toxic workplace culture
  • Effective management of negativity and difficult behaviours enables individuals to foster productive collaborations, while those who neglect this skill will face challenges in maintaining productivity, serving customers, and remaining competitive

Participants Will:
  • Master the Art of Influence: Develop a deep understanding of typical difficult behaviours and learn advanced techniques to effectively meet their needs and move interactions forward. Gain the skills to influence difficult individuals towards positive outcomes, fostering collaboration and cooperation
  • Harness Emotional Intelligence: Defuse tense situations and prevent them from escalating. Learn how to regulate your own emotions and navigate the emotional landscape of difficult individuals, maintaining a calm and composed demeanour
  • Decode the Attitude Puzzle: Increase insight and differentiate the four types of attitudes, unravelling the mysteries of their development. Gain the ability to read people accurately and adapt your communication style to keep your cool in a variety of challenging situations, paving the way for effective dialogue and resolution
  • Master the Art of Persuasion: Utilize an array of persuasive verbal and non-verbal communication techniques and situational strategies to de-escalate and effectively handle upset individuals
  • Seize Control and Lead with Confidence: Learn how to gain control of difficult situations by identifying the payoff behind challenging behaviours. Acquire the skills to redirect conversations, set boundaries, and establish mutually beneficial outcomes. Unlock the secrets to confidently take charge and lead with authority
  • Proactive Problem-Solving: Transform reactive tendencies into proactive problem-solving approaches. Develop the ability to act, not react, in solving difficult situations

Benefit Summary:
  • Increased Productivity: Overcoming negative attitudes and difficult behaviours promotes problem-solving, effective communication, and collaboration, leading to enhanced productivity and reduced risk of harmful behaviours
  • Improved Workplace Culture: Effectively managing negativity and difficult behaviours helps create a positive work environment, preventing toxicity and fostering a culture of collaboration
  • Enhanced Emotional Intelligence: Learning to defuse tense situations and regulate emotions contributes to a calm and composed demeanour, reducing stress and promoting healthier interactions
  • Effective Communication: By decoding different attitudes and adapting communication styles, participants can engage in effective dialogue, leading to better understanding and resolution
  • Confident Leadership: Gaining control of difficult situations, setting boundaries, and establishing mutually beneficial outcomes enables participants to lead with confidence and authority

By achieving these dynamic objectives, participants will become adept at handling difficult individuals, mastering the art of influence and persuasion. They will possess the skills to navigate challenging conversations with finesse, lead with confidence, reduce stress, and achieve greater success in their professional interactions. Know how to act, not react, in solving situations so that you can lead with more confidence, feel less stress, and gain more success in working and interacting with your team.

Who Will Benefit:
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Health and Safety Reps
  • Union Reps
  • Supervisors, Manager, Directors (Team Leads)
  • Executive Directors Not-For-Profit
  • Business Owners, Entrepreneurs
  • C-Suite

Beverly Beuermann-King specializes in working with people and organizations who want to control their reactions to stress, build resiliency against life's challenges and live healthy, successful lives using her S-O-S Principle™.

Beverly launched her company in 1995, and since then she has helped teams from a wide range of industries to be happier, engaged, and successful. Audiences discover the right strategies to improve their health, manage their challenges, and enhance their life’s satisfaction.

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