Project Description

LD101 - Get the Lead Out: Motivating Others with Powerful, Effective Presentations

8 hours

In this course you will observe your personal transformation as a communicator. Discover 3 ways to create lectures that will hold the attention of audiences as you execute some of the training learned during class. Students will gain techniques that will make their small group presentations on target and they'll receive many other helpful hints throughout the day. You will leave with a new sense of confidence in your ability to capture and maintain the attention of a group, regardless of its size. Students will need to bring a sense of humor and their favorite story or joke to share and are also urges to bring marketing materials from their business.


LD201 - Public Speaking: How to Deliver an Engaging, Memorable and Informative Presentation

4 hours

Would you rather face a pit of vipers than speak in front of a group? Do you avoid leadership positions and promotions because they require public speaking? Are you required to lead a team meeting or speak at your HBA meetings and want to be more effective at the microphone? Good news – this course can help! In this class, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts of public speaking, such as how to avoid common mistakes, tips to overcoming your fear of public speaking and how to calm your nerves before a presentation. This course is for everyone - whether you’ve never used a microphone or if you’re a polished speaker. Come ready to laugh, learn, and love the art and science of public speaking!


LD301 - Moving Beyond Banging Heads

8 hours

This course is designed around dealing with those difficult people we encounter in our building business.


LD302 - Ethics and Principles: Liabilites or Assets?

8 hours

Everyday we all have tough choices to make. When you are between a rock and a hard place does each one REALLY matter as long as you accomplish your ultimate goal? Have you ever caught yourself saying "It's o.k. Everybody does it." Or "hey, whatever works!"? Participants in this seminar will explore ethics and principles as they relate to decision making and develop strategies for responding to the challenges of today.


LD303 - It's All About Me!

8 hours

Using personality indicators and survey material, participants will learn their personality types and delve into the background of their actions. Through better understanding of all personality types, participants will gain insight into ways of improving relationships with both business and personal associates


LD304 - Active Listening,Coaching and Counseling

8 hours

Everyone wants to be heard. Coaches get the credit for whether a team loses or wins, no matter what the players are like. Counseling is more than giving advice. Participate in this class to home our skills and discover the secrets of great listeners, coaches, and counselors. Everyone has these skills, but most times never access their inner being to cultivate the necessary behavior. This class will aid the participant in activating what they already poccess.


LD305 - Ordinary People, Everyday Leaders

8 hours

All of us are leaders everyday. In our construction businesses we are faced with leading people where they sometimes want to go, but most of the time where they want to go but don't know it yet. This course will focus on practical applications of sharing your vision with trade contractors, employees, and a host of others, and getting them to follow you.


LD306 - Dealing with City Hall

4 hours

This course studies the structure of local government and includes such items as which officials are elected and which are appointed, tips on getting to know your officials and the best way to reach them with industry news. In addition, we will discuss the impact of residential development on our communities and how to tell fact from fiction.


LD307 - Born to Fly

24 hours

Do you want to increase your effectiveness in communication? Do you want to produce more sales? Would you like to create a winning team? This course is designed to do just that - help you get the results you have always wanted. [Retreat styled learning experience - active participation required]


LD308 - It Takes Guts

24 hours

Effective leadership does not just happen. Rather leadership is created when we practice certain core principles that by nature already exists within each of us. The secret is to unlock these core principles within us to permeate our everyday lives. We create who we are, which creates what we do, which creates our results. It Takes Guts is a course in unlocking the secret. [Retreat styled learning experience - active participation required.]


LD309 - Building with Ethics

4 hours

Ethics is a subject that no one ever wants to talk about, yet everyone wants to claim that they are ethical. Public Perception demands that persons and companies they deal with be ethical, yet few understand it. This course will examine what it means to be ethical both personally and professionally through by definition and to look at real life ethical dilemmas that come up in the construction industry. Being ethical is not as easy as we want to make it. Students will learn an increased awareness on what it means to be ethical and skills to improve ethical behavior.


LD310 - What Makes Us Tick?

4 hours

Why did She do that? What was He thinking? Throughout history great minds have provided explanations for the motives of human action. Modern psychology has developed theories for motivation and intrinsic drives. This course will examine the most prevalent theories and how they have influenced what we know about What Makes Us Tick. Beyond just theory, students will learn how these theories apply to purchase decision influences, personal relationships, experience choices and how they might be used to influence and motivate desired behavior changes.


LD311 - Different Strokes for Different Folks

4 hours

While we like to think I am the "normal" one, the fact is that everyone is different, an understatement. For some 2,500 years great thinkers have worked to classify, or typology different personalities or temperaments. This class will examine generally accepted personality types and allow the participant to understand his/her own personality type. A personality sorter test will be completed in class by each participant. Insights into the four major temperament types and further into 16 personality types.


Join Contractors Across NC

By attending NCBI classes you will not only gain valuable information to further your business, but you will also have the opportunity to meet and network with other industry professionals experiencing the same challenges in today’s marketplace.
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