Personal Development Workshops

Workshops, seminars, and keynotes are designed to be experiential, highly interactive, and value added, reflecting client expectations and outcomes. Training sessions can be arranged as half-day, full-day, or multiple-day. Course objectives can be tailored according to your learning requirements.

For additional information (including learning objectives, detailed topic outlines, pricing, and references), please contact Mario Torres, Creative Solution. Ph. 323-222-4065 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

“Laura is an eloquent speaker. She knows the subject extremely well, held the attention of the entire class, and was very thorough. I would highly recommend her for future presentations."

Heidi Todeschi University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, California

BEAT BURNOUT; RENEW YOUR ENTHUSIASM
Don’t let burnout beat your career potential. Learn to identify the common causes and stages of short- and long-term burnout and obtain solutions for combating fatigue, managing stress on the job, and juggling the multiple demands of work and family. Discover your capacity to maintain and renew yourself regularly through proven preventive and recovery techniques.


BUILDING CONFIDENCE AND SELF-ESTEEM
Self-esteem is related to your self-worth and your value. Building self-esteem is a first step towards improving your happiness, your relationships, and your achievements. In this interactive four-hour workshop, participants will learn techniques for confronting their fears, know what they want and how to ask for it, and better communicate with others. This workshop is highly recommended for those who desire to increase their self-confidence at work and improve their working relationships.


CAREER PLANNING STRATEGIES
This workshop is for individuals interested in “thinking thru” and developing a career strategy for advancement within their organization.


COMMUNICATING WITH STYLE (AKA COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR SUCCESS)
Learn proven techniques to work more productively and improve your everyday interactions with others. Discover
conflict resolution strategies and negotiation techniques, as well as tips on tact and diplomacy.


CREATING AN INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP)
Everyone should take time throughout the course of their careers to investigate where they have been and where they wish to go. Most people go through life with only vaguely defined goals and practically no understanding of how to achieve them. This introspective session helps individuals define themselves, their needs, and their wants.


CREATIVE THINKING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING
Creative thinking and problem solving involves both left and right brain processing activities. On one hand, it requires the creative and often-artistic process of seeing things differently. It requires the freedom to imagine alternative possibilities. On the other hand, creative thinking and problem solving involves the analytical process of identifying problems and developing systematic action plans for resolving them. Combining these two elements can often be the answer to a more productive and satisfactory work environment.


DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIPS
Often mistakes, conflicts, and problems stem from a lack of basic ability to build relationships and communicate effectively. In a world as diverse as ours, we must learn to live together, work together and play together. This course explores strategies of networking people and resources and communicating to achieve desired goals and objectives.


DEVELOPING PROFESSIONALISM: PUTTING YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD!
This session is designed is designed to enable participants to identify the multifaceted nature of professionalism, to recognize their strengths and areas for improvement, and to develop a personal action plan to enhance their professionalism.


MAINTAINING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE
Don’t let the everyday stressors in the workplace be a drag on your attitude. Learn practical approaches for remaining positive.


MANAGING MULTIPLE PRIORITIES (AKA TIME MANAGEMENT)
Every day, we are faced with more and more to do with less and less time to do it in. We’re judged by our ability to accomplish our important projects on time and not get “side-tracked” by useless interruptions. This course is designed to give you proven techniques for staying on top of your workload to help improve your productivity and the quality of your work.


USING THE MYERS BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR TO BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS
This course will help participants build more productive work relationships and optimize job performance. The focus is on developing an awareness of different values, motivation and strengths in order to build bridges between individuals and create "win-win" work relationships. Participants will assess their own personality style using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and will learn how to minimize or eliminate friction between divergent styles.


STRESS MANAGEMENT
The objective of this course is to provide comprehensive instruction in the practice of understanding stress and learning to manage and control stress as an essential component for health, well-being, work and family life. Learn to feel better about yourself and others and become less vulnerable in stressful situations.


WHAT IS YOUR PERSONALITY?
Since ancient Greek times, we've known that there are four basic personality styles. In this fascinating and fun-filled session, you'll find out what your basic behavioral style is, how you relate to others, how they relate to you, and how you can use this information to improve your communication at work and at home.