Workplace mentoring

Individuals

BE A TOP MANAGER 

  • 6 month programme / 24 contact hours

A big boost of confidence. Be self-aware; understand effects of behaviour and language on others; practise positive talk, manage time and priorities effectively; establish credibility and value added; get leadership, peer and staff buy-in of critical projects; develop own team and strategies

  • Good press

“You always deliver everything with a smile on your face, and manage to find the light even in the most negative situations”.

“My first point is you are able to integrate your acute intuition, immense experience and expertise, with your drive and passion. Combining that with the fact you’re very challenging. Not afraid to tackle the issues head on, presenting them in a frank, but considerate manner. Then you take us through ways to manage those issues that are reflective of our own personality, and our own way. And the third one which is quite critical to everything else is how bright you are.”

V. Martins / currently Communications Manager, SimpsonHaugh

BE A MARCOMMS STAR 

  • 6 month programme / 22 contact hours

Many ways to shine. Understand motivation of external and internal audiences, how to communicate with them for best effect; build own PR profile (in and outside organisation); be on top of your marcomms strategy (demonstrate its value, ensure buy-in from leadership, peers, staff); deconstruct and assemble marketing messages (identify right message, at right time, to right audience, through right medium)

BE A SUPPORTED LEADER

  • 6-12 month programme / 22 – 37 contact hours

Motivation for the motivator. Make space to reflect on priorities, results, personal motivation, ambition for your organisation; focus on human skills (relationships, interpersonal communication) and professional skills (leadership approach, decision-making process); manage crises with care and successes with enthusiasm

Groups

STRESS LESS IS MORE MASTERCLASS OR WORKSHOP

  •  One hour  masterclass (any number of people) or 2.5 hours workshop (up to 15 people)

A simple life practice. Get the facts on effects of bad stress; identify your own stresses; how to overcome them (personally and professionally); get a handle on time/priority management (workshop only); practice breathing techniques; look at how healthy eating and positive self talk affects stress levels; use good stress to your advantage, while staying zen

ZEN EVERY DAY WORKSHOPS

  • Series of three – one hour each (up to 16 people)

Be at one. Start with a relaxing sonic visualisation; understand simple zen principles; explore zen themes relevant to your work and personal life through role play; share the experience with colleagues; build a dry zen garden in teams; make origami folds: write haiku; take zen techniques back to your workplace, and home

WRITE FOR EFFECT MASTERCLASS

  • 3 hours (up to 10 people)

The power of a choice word. Understand what lies behind a word, a sentence, a headline, a tone of voice and how these impact target audiences; establish what makes ‘good’ writing vs ‘poor’ writing; use relevant examples of your industry/sector to compare, evaluate, deconstruct, re-assemble; practice sample writing for your own web sites, brochures, campaigns – get instantaneous constructive feedback

BE A CREATIVE FACILITATOR MASTERCLASS 

  • Full day (up to 8 people)

A step up to hold a crowd. Understand multi-faceted role of facilitator; establish success criteria for facilitator and group; examine aspects of content, pacing, group alchemy and body control; practice, practice, practice realistic scenarios – get instantaneous constructive feedback

GIVE STELLAR PRESENTATIONS WORKSHOP

  • Half day or full day (up to 10 people)

A confident approach that lasts. Understand what makes a stellar presentation (in brief); jump in and practice in pairs, teams; get instantaneous constructive feedback (deconstruct personal strengths, use these to your advantage); practice overcoming nerves; practice realistic scenarios based on group’s industry/sector; bring out the best in each of you

GET TOP MARCOMMS SKILLS

  • 6 modules / 13 contact hours for up to 10 people

A handle on market forces. Understand time-defying marketing principles and models (4Ps, customer satisfaction – needs, wants, demands – customer journey, PESTLE, Porter’s 5 Forces) and apply these to your organisation’s marketing and communications planning; create marketing message hierarchies and campaign narratives to apply across all marketing materials

UNIFY YOUR MARCOMMS STRATEGY WORKSHOP

  • Half day or full day

An occasion to paint the big picture. Understand business plan objectives and how marcomms plan supports these; establish marketing objective per quarter (12-18 month plan); author key message per quarter; identify priority activities and channels to deliver these; map on to giant charts

REJUVENATE AN ESTABLISHED BRAND MASTERCLASS 

  • Half day or full day

A strategy for old brands’ new life. Zoom in on the origins of brands; review survivor brands and their strategies; explore principles of brand rejuvenation (without throwing the baby out with the bathwater); focus on sector specific brands (as required); assimilate step by step rejuvenation process

Full details and costs for each programme on request.

Specific programme design is also available.

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 © Amanda Yensa Manor 2016

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