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ACHIEVING EXCELLENT CULTURE INTENSIVE – BUILDING CULTURES OF UNITY THAT CELEBRATE DIVERSITY – June 2021

Jun 15 @ 8:00 am - Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm

Free

Culture Monster PushA two day intensive workshop catalyzing personal and corporate transformation building Cultures of Unity that Celebrate Diversity.

Tuesday and Wednesday, June 15 & 16, 2021
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Stonebridge Country Club (Dye Course)
7003 Beacon Hill Rd.
McKinney, TX 75070

Special Guest Presentation

Dan Swartz

Dan Swartz

General Manager
International Sales Operations
Special Orders Project
Toyota North America

Special Guest Presentation

Del Harris

High-Performance
Professional Basketball Coach
and Team Executive

More About Dan Swartz

Dan Swartz grew up outside Philadelphia and graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Business. Dan’s first job in the Automobile business was picking parts for America Motors at the age of 18. Since then he has held multiple operational positions for American Motors, Chrysler and Toyota. Dan has over 40 years of Automotive experience. In 1990 he joined Toyota and has held various positions during his 31 years in the company. Among them, 6 years as Lexus General Manager of the Central Area, General Manager of Toyota’s San Francisco Region and Corporate General Manager responsible for private distributors and public companies.

In 2018 Dan moved to Puerto Rico as General manager and Vice President of Operations of Toyota de Puerto Rico (TDPR), the main auto distributor on the Island. There he supervised the operations of the local office and its 75 employees, as well as the relationships with 23 Toyota and Lexus dealers on the Island as well as 2 in the US Virgin Islands. After 3 years in Puerto Rico, Dan has been recently reassigned to Toyota Motors North America where he is serving as General Manager – International Sales Operations, Special Orders Project.

Dan will be sharing the story of how his team at TdPR utilized the Excellent Cultures process to build their culture to the extent of breaking performance, market share, engagement, and other industry records during a season of devastating hurricanes, political upheaval, earthquakes and a global pandemic. This is an amazing story of how a resilient people surpassed all expectations and outperformed competitors in a manner that some would deem miraculous while they say “it’s just the normal” for the Excellent Culture that they’ve built in Puerto Rico.”

More About Del Harris

Del Harris is an amazing team builder, high-performance Professional Basketball Coach and Team Executive. He is a living example of a leader who’s built multiple winning team Cultures of Unity that Celebrate Diversity at the high school, college, and NBA Professional levels. As the coach with 5 winning NBA teams (Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls, and the Los Angeles Lakers) for 53 years Del was named the NBA Coach of the Year in 1995. Celebrating over 500 career NBA victories, Del also coached Internationally with the national teams of Puerto Rico, Canada, United States, Dominican Republic, and China. These teams won six medals in World Competition (two golds, a silver and three bronze). Del is author of 6 books since 1970: four on coaching techniques, a Christian youth reader, and On Point – 4 Steps To Better Life Teams.

Mr. Harris is an ordained minister and holds a B.A. in religion and an M.A. in teaching. He sits on the Board of Trustees of Dallas Christian College and is on The President’s Circle of Jimmy V Foundation and The Urban Alternative of Dr. Tony Evans. He is a Charter Member of the National Museum of African American History/Culture and Founding Sponsor of the Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington D.C. Del is also the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from Elevate your Game Dallas Inner City Program. He is the recipient of various awards for his work and is a member of the ten Halls of Fame.

Del also actively supports his wife Ann, as a Founding Trustee of North Texas Community Giving Foundation and Cofounder of The Frisco Giving Tree and StepUP Frisco for homelessness. Ann is the recipient of the 2017 Nonprofit of the Year Award from Frisco Chamber of Commerce and the 2015 Spirit of Frisco Award. Del and Ann are the parents of five children, and nine beautiful grandchildren.

Excellent Cultures is honored to welcome as our featured guest presenter, a true leadership icon who has demonstrated time and again that Cultures of Unity that Celebrate Diversity WIN BIG!

Friendly Culture Monster

Have You Met the Culture Monster?
Chances are, you have and didn’t even realize it. He eats your best strategies, creativity, innovation, team spirit, people, performance and profits for breakfast.  He’s the dark side of human nature that needs crushing so that you and  your team can thrive!

In this 2-day intensive workshop you will learn both how to recognize him in your life, your business and your team and squash him in his tracks. You’ll embrace the latest tools and techniques to maximize your individual excellence as a leader as well as your team’s and experience real transformation. You’ll acquire the tools to master the healthiest and most effective ways to improve yourself and your team and build team unity that celebrates diversity rather than tolerating it.  You’ll also receive a 10-week audio podcast sustainment program so you can maintain your excellence and keep the culture monster on the run at home as well as where you work.

What Graduates are Saying

“Principles and practices that change your organization for the better. They are truly timeless as I’ve seen them work for over 25 years now.”

Microsoft Exec.

“Helped me with personal development with my teenage daughter, as well as, of course, professional development with my team.”

Corporate Engineering Manager

“I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop’s engaging content… Very applicable experience to our business at a very pivotal/critical time for us to refocus as a leadership team.”

Corporate Director of Quality

“Helped create our Charter that has resulted in 0% Employee Turnover”

Corporate Director of Operations

“Talking with other managers and getting their feedback and ideas while being able to share my perceptions with others is really valuable.”

Customer Service Manager

“We can accomplish so much more when working together and believing bigger. Excellent Cultures hits this hard!”

President Global Manufacturing Firm

“This is an excellent deep dive into the “What’s but more importantly the “whys” & “How’s” of creating & sustaining and Excellent Culture.”

Corporate Manager of Organizational Development

“Excellent Cultures has done great things for our young management team. We are not only performing well, we are developing people which is always a good feeling.”

Paul Grimaldi, President, Lynden Transport Inc.

“One of the best workshops around. Highly effective, active and really pulls you into the subject.”

Healthcare CIO

“Shifted my thinking and actions on many levels. I became aware of my own roadblocks to excellence & was given the tools to change.”

Non Profit CEO

“I really enjoyed this workshop. The table conversations were very insightful and helpful. I especially enjoyed the section on accountability.”

Corporate Director of HR

“This is a very effective tool for teams and business.”

CEO-Serial Entrepreneur

“It was wonderful to see the students engaged. I heard and saw several ‘aha moments’ as they realized what was really challenging them or others.”

High School Teacher

“An amazing learning experience for young to old alike. The experience with Excellent Cultures was extremely inspiring both to improve ourselves and our surroundings.”

High School Student

“Excellent, overwhelming, exciting, insightful, genuine, authentic…totally worth my time.”

COO, Serial Entrepreneur

“You will come out of this changed and better equipped to lead, wherever you are in your career.”

Construction Manager

“Great information packed into 2 days that you can apply to both your professional & personal life.”

Corporate HR Director

Workshop Sneak Preview from a Seasoned Client’s Perspective

Toyota’s Jack Hollis: #27 to #1 in 2 YEARS

Paul Michaels – Increase Engagement

Paul Michaels – Mindset to Drive Growth

Jered Post – Skyrocketing Employee Engagement = Huge Bottom Line Impact

This workshop will specifically address:

How to build a culture of Service-Over-Self Relentless Commitment to Excellence in your life, leadership and team.

What culture is and isn’t:

  • Why and how culture really does “eat strategy for breakfast”
  • How cultural mindsets control the reality of what your people and team either embraces or misses
  • Why and where you and your people are unknowingly resisting change and innovation
  • What can and cannot be changed so you stop wasting time trying to be something that you’re not
  • How to change what you want to change to excellence with real, sustainable transformation

How your individual personal, leadership and team culture can cause below the surface:

  • Forced diversity that destroys unity instead of celebrated diversity that creates unity
  • Resistance to change and anti-innovation
  • Team members kissing up to your face and then doing the opposite behind your back
  • Buck-passing and finger-pointing instead of holding each other accountable and winning
  • Passive reactivity instead of proactive accountability and innovation
  • Conflict avoidance, fear and the resulting inferior performance

Participating leaders will:

  • Receive a scientific culture assessment benchmarking their own individual leadership culture to benchmark against high performing leadership cultures around the world
  • Gain clarity on the 2 basic types of organizational or team cultures and how transformation works
  • Learn the 3 warning signs of an unintentional sabotage culture and how to avoid them
  • Identify the characteristics of a Relentless Commitment to Excellence Culture and how to build it
  • Find out how to win the culture war between the default of mediocracy and relentless excellence
  • Identify and Understand:
    • The characteristics of intentionally excellent teams in depth
    • The stages of successful team growth and how to make the most of them for your team
    • The concept of real accountability and how it creates unity that celebrates diversity
    • How to produce voluntary team co-accountability that results in breakthrough innovation
    • Becoming effective at the skill of self-management innovation that produces excellence and true transformation

Workshop Speakers

Steve Gandara has spent over four decades helping leaders create High Performance Business Cultures. He has served clients including Fortune 500 corporate executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, labor-union leaders, sales executives, and educators as well as nonprofit and clergy leaders, as a professional leadership mentor and business architect.  Clients praise his expertise in helping them devise strategies that build leaders and cultures with a relentless commitment to excellence making up the dynamic and aggressive teams demanded in today’s global economy.

David Kobelin is a Certified Professional Coach, international speaker, and trainer. He has spent over 35 years successfully encouraging, equipping, and empowering leaders and their teams. Providing clarity and clear step by step goals, David enables his clients to meet and exceed their desired performance results.

Pricing:

$795/participant or $3475/5 participants

To Register:

For single registrations up to a group of 4. In the Single Ticket Area, pick the number 1,2,3 or 4 depending on how many individuals you are signing up.

If you have a group of 5, you receive a discount. Pick 5 in the Group Ticket Area and fill in the required fields.

If you are registering a group larger than 5 please email heathers@excellentcultures.com and we will register for you.

Please fill out all of the required fields. You will receive an email confirmation of your purchase. If you have any questions please email us at heathers@excellentcultures.com.

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What Graduates are Saying

“Principles and practices that change your organization for the better. They are truly timeless as I’ve seen them work for over 25 years now.”

Microsoft Exec.

“Helped me with personal development with my teenage daughter, as well as, of course, professional development with my team.”

Corporate Engineering Manager

“Helped create our Charter that has resulted in 0% Employee Turnover”

Corporate Director of Operations

“Talking with other managers and getting their feedback and ideas while being able to share my perceptions with others is really valuable.”

Customer Service Manager

“We can accomplish so much more when working together and believing bigger. Excellent Cultures hits this hard!”

President Global Manufacturing Firm

“This is an excellent deep dive into the “What’s but more importantly the “whys” & “How’s” of creating & sustaining and Excellent Culture.”

Corporate Manager of Organizational Development

“Excellent Cultures has done great things for our young management team. We are not only performing well, we are developing people which is always a good feeling.”

Paul Grimaldi, President, Lynden Transport Inc.

“Shifted my thinking and actions on many levels. I became aware of my own roadblocks to excellence & was given the tools to change.”

Non Profit CEO

“This is a very effective tool for teams and business.”

CEO-Serial Entrepreneur

“An amazing learning experience for young to old alike. The experience with Excellent Cultures was extremely inspiring both to improve ourselves and our surroundings.”

High School Student

“This is the most powerful & useful event I’ve ever been a part of. There is so much meat and actionable material. The outstanding manual is something I see as a true guide to taking our firm to a much higher level.”

CEO, Tech Firm

“In terms of growth and new business, we’ve had great success. Sales have gone up, and we finished months ahead of schedule on the integration project, finishing $10-$12 million under budget.”

Garry MacNicholas, Vice-President Group Insurance Canada Life

“Excellent, overwhelming, exciting, insightful, genuine, authentic…totally worth my time.”

COO, Serial Entrepreneur

“As a result of our outstanding sales performance, we became the fastest growing Toyota region in the U.S.”

Gladys Spencer, Manager of Training and Organizational Development, Toyota Central Atlantic Division

“You will come out of this changed and better equipped to lead, wherever you are in your career.”

Construction Manager

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