Workshops

 

Workshop Descriptions

This fall we are proud to offer a number of exciting workshops, some new, and some that members have seen before. We hope there is something for everyone who is interested. Below you can see our workshop schedule and descriptions. Registration opens August 16th!

 

Catherine Doucette, MEd, CTDP

Effective Communication for Stronger Workplaces


Great communicators aren’t born. They understand themselves, and they have learned how to adapt to work successfully with a variety of personalities. You too can manage even the most demanding circumstances with professionalism and compassion by focusing on solutions and communicating with clarity and respect. Join us for this one-day effective communications training where you will:

  • Discover your communication style
  • Build influence and problem solve by adapting to other communication styles
  • Recognize why messages are misinterpreted
  • Apply communication strategies to foster a respectful and engaged workplace
  • Manage conflicts and difficult conversations to enhance teamwork

 

 

Stephanie Holmes-Winton

Get the Most from Your Income


Do you feel like you make great money, but you don’t know where it’s going? Join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for this workshop session to find out how to make your cash flow work for you. You’ll learn practical debt and cash flow management strategies, how to put that money to work for your future and much more to help you get more life from your money right away!

What you will learn:

  • Practical strategies to help you find the money to save for the future
  • Investing to meet long-term goals like retirement and more
  • TFSA’s vs. RRSP’s
  • RESP’s and other ways to save for your children’s future
  • Key concepts for managing debt
  • Simple ways to save for an emergency
  • Credit cards strategies
  • Why budgeting doesn’t work
  • The best questions to ask anyone who’s getting paid to manage any insurance or investments you own

Interactive Exercises:

  • Short Term Goal Exercise: With this simple exercise you’ll set a goal over the next 6-12 months that would matter to you and the people you love
  • Debt Cost Exercise: See how much debt costs and experiment with debt cost reduction strategies
  • Professional Questions Exercise: Flush out a series of questions to ask the professionals who are managing any amount of your savings or investments, so you can feel confident and comfortable about your financial future

NOTE: This workshop is meant for anyone that is not within 15 years of retirement. If you are within 15 years of retirement, then it is recommended to attend Retirement Income Strategies. It is not recommended to attend both workshops, as the content of the workshops overlaps.

 

Stephanie Holmes-Winton

Retirement Income Strategies


Join Stephanie Holmes-Winton for this workshop session to find out how much you really need in retirement. You’ll learn about the impacts of taxation, and debt on your retirement income. Through this interactive workshop you’ll get a true sense of your unique retirement income needs and walk away with the right questions to ask those who manage any part of your nest egg. Don’t wonder “do I have enough?” come and find out for sure!

What you will learn:

  • Practical strategies to help you manage your cash flow now so that you can afford to save enough for the future
  • RRSP’s vs. TFSA’s strategies
  • Key concepts for managing debt and emergency expenses on a future fixed income
  • The best questions to ask anyone who’s getting paid to manage your retirement savings
  • Life events that impact retirement income like health, supporting adult children and post-retirement emergencies
  • Find out how much is enough income in retirement

Interactive Exercises:

  • Retirement Shift Exercise: With this simple exercise you’ll see very quickly just how much retirement income you really need
  • Income Planning Exercise: See how different sources of retirement income impact how much of it you actually keep
  • Professional Questions Exercise: Flush out a series of questions to ask the professionals who are managing any amount of your savings or investments, so you can feel confident and comfortable about your financial future

NOTE: This workshop is meant for anyone that is within 15 years of retirement. If you are not within 15 years of retirement, then it is recommended to attend Get the Most from your Income. It is not recommended to attend both workshops, as the content of the workshops overlaps.

 

Ravi Tangri

How to Grow Your Resilience in a Fast-Changing World


Change is the only constant in today’s world, whether at work or at home. How do you find your ground and build your resilience to be able to deal with all the changes you face?

That’s what you’ll learn in this interactive one-day program. You’ll learn:

  • How change and stress impact you
  • The one factor that builds your resilience and resistance to change
  • How to grow your resilience
  • How to reduce the impact of stress in your life
  • How to chart the course forward for you, your team and your family

You’ll learn simple yet powerful techniques to grow your resilience and build your resistance to stress so you can bring more to play with the challenges you face at work and at home.

 

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