Workshops

Ben’s real-world workshops  serve leadership teams, executive teams, and “big-thinkers” at organizations of all sizes. These high-powered workshops have the capability to teach strategic thinking, formulate a vision based on objectives, dig deeper into data, and inspire growth and improvement in your people. Each workshop is custom-designed for you and your team.

Each workshop requires that all participants complete two to six hours of pre-work prior to walking in the workshop. The format, time commitment and investment depends on the topic you’re interested in, as well as your specific requirements.

CEOIQ Workshop Programs

Master Strategic Thinking

Strategic Thinking Toolkit

Looking for something a little shorter, and easier on the wallet? Ben also offers a Master Strategic Thinking Toolkit!

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The average leadership team doesn’t spend nearly enough time in strategic territory. Beat the average with this workshop, which will teach your team how to start a ‘RROE’ — Regular, Recurring, Ongoing and Evolving — Strategic Thinking conversation that will focus your leaders on where your organization needs to go and how to get there. Learn to use CEOIQ’s proprietary Action Planning and Accountability Tool and watch that vision take shape over the next 12-18 months.

This workshop, for your entire senior leadership team, is customized for your business and can run for two or three days, plus follow-up. It requires four to six hours of preparatory work.

*CEOIQ also offers a Strategic Thinking “toolkit” session, including a 60- to 90-minute keynote address and 3.5-hour seminar, appropriate for CEO and Senior Leader Peer Groups, trade associations and industry meetings. 

Making Accountability Real

MBO Toolkit

Get the Cliff Notes version! Check out the Making Accountability Real Toolkit.

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Accountability is the most over-used and under-delivered-on word in the 21st-century business vocabulary. This series of half-day workshops, designed for any leaders with supervisory roles, will teach your organization how to make it mean something through Management By Objectives. Learn how the CEOIQ MBO system works, from development through installation and monitoring, and how to create performance objectives and evaluations that measure performance in real, objective ways.

When you’ve completed the workshop series you’ll have installed a top-to-bottom program that links your strategic vision to the day-to-day activities of everyone in your organization. Workshops are designed for six to 15 participants.

*CEOIQ also offers an MBO “toolkit” session, including a 60- to 90-minute keynote address and 3.5-hour seminar, appropriate for CEO and Senior Leader Peer Groups, trade associations and industry meetings. Learn the “Why, What and How” of using MBO to drive accountability in any size or type of organization.

Making Data Work For You

KPI Toolkit

Only need to fill a couple of hours? The Making Data Work For You Toolkit will do just the trick!

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Many leaders are finding themselves “drowning in data and thirsting for information” these days because they don’t know what to track and how to track it. This two-day workshop will teach your organization’s leadership how to create effective Key Performance Indicators and eliminate “data clutter.”

Learning these CEOIQ tools and techniques will help your team identify the key drivers of success that are unique to your business, and monitor them relentlessly. This workshop involves some preparation and follow-up time.

*CEOIQ also offers a Key Performance Indicators “toolkit” session, including a 60- to 90-minute keynote address and 3.5-hour seminar, appropriate for CEO and Senior Leader Peer Groups, trade associations and industry meetings. This introduction to KPIs and how they can work for you will teach you how to focus your team on what matters most in this wired world of information overload.

Building a Winning Team

Team Alignment Toolkit

Looking for a shorter alternative? Learn more about Ben’s Team Alignment Toolkit!

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Team alignment takes time, leadership, focus and energy. But not having it takes more. This series of half-day workshops designed for organization leadership teams, is all about bringing focus to what matters the most. Sessions custom-designed for your organization are based on the “Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” and teach how to build a strong chain that leads from Trust through Constructive Conflict, Commitment and Accountability to Results.

The long-lasting tools learned in these workshops will provide a framework for teams to build on the workshops’ momentum and link team effectiveness to strategic thinking.

*CEOIQ also offers a Team Alignment “toolkit” session, including a 60- to 90-minute keynote address and 3.5-hour seminar, appropriate for CEO and Senior Leader Peer Groups, trade associations and industry meetings. Learn CEOIQ’s concepts and applications of Team Alignment Principles in a high-speed session for leaders.