Project Description

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!

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.

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.

LD312 - Coaching to Win

4 hours

Employees and Trade Contractors, Our Team, depend on us to ""coach"" them. In this class, students will learn the difference between just ""supervising"" or ""managing"" the job or company. Coaching has it own skill set for mentoring others to success. Students will learn both knowledge and skills in empowering those in their circle of influence to be a part of a winning team. Being an effective coach can make a huge difference in your success and students will learn how and what to practice.

LD313 - Please Listen to Me

4 hours

Have you been told "I don't feel heard"? Of course, all of us have. Listening is both learned and is an art form on some level. We actually listen with all of our senses. Listening is a activity that is far from being passive. Participants in this class will learn new skills in listening and be able to practice their listening skills in class. Body language, breathing, vocabulary, and much more will be looked at in a highly participatory class to hone your listening skills.

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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