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ACHIEVING EXCELLENT CULTURE – October 2020

Oct 28 @ 8:00 am - Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm

$695 – $795

Culture Monster PushA two day workshop catalyzing personal and corporate transformation.

Wednesday and Thursday, October 28 & 29, 2020
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Special Guest Presentation

Jack Hollis

Toyota Motor North America
Senior VP Automotive Operations

More About Jack Hollis

Jack is known as both a leader who inspires excellence as well as a relentless competitor. He currently serves as senior vice president of automotive operations at Toyota Motor North America, Inc. He’s responsible for leading all sales, market representation, marketing and customer relations activities for the Toyota and Lexus brands in and for North America, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. He additionally serves as global marketing officer for Toyota’s Global Olympics and Paralympics Sponsorship.

Hollis previously served as group vice president of Toyota Marketing, Toyota’s Scion division and as Corporate Manager of Private Distributors and Sales strategies for the Toyota division. Since joining Toyota in 1992, Jack has served in multiple national and regional management positions for both Toyota and Lexus.

Hollis has twice been named an Automotive News All-Star; in 2017, he was named by Business Insider one of the 50 most innovative CMOs in the world, and in 2018 he was named to the Ad Week 50. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University and was a member of Stanford’s NCAA National Championship Baseball team as well as a former Cincinnati Red for two seasons.

Jack is a veteran leader of the Excellent Cultures process having led it as senior exec. in two Toyota Divisions and overseen it in others, including Toyota de Puerto Rico where the implementation is currently underway. He truly embodies and exemplifies the Culture of Relentless Commitment to Excellence that defines the Excellent Cultures Brand. Come hear his story.

Friendly Culture Monster

Have You Met the Culture Monster?
Chances are, you have. He eats your best strategies, creativity, innovation, team spirit, people and profits for breakfast.

In this workshop you will learn both how to recognize him in your business and squash him in his tracks. Also, how to evaluate and improve your leadership abilities so that he stays squashed. You’ll acquire the tools to master the healthiest and most effective ways to improve what you want to improve and change what you want to change for yourself and your team. All will result in a “Culture of Breakthrough Innovation” 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

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 counteract the default culture of low performance and self over service in your teams and organizations to generate amazing innovation and breakthrough success.

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 teams either embrace or miss
  • Why and where your people are resisting change and innovation
  • What can and cannot be changed
  • How to change what you truly want to change

How your personal, leadership and organizational culture can cause:

  • Resistance to change and anti-innovation
  • Blindness to your own leadership ineffectiveness
  • People kissing up and then doing the opposite behind your back
  • Buck passing and giving up accountability instead of innovating
  • Passive reactivity instead of proactive accountability and innovation
  • Conflict avoidance, fear & the resulting inferior performance

Participating leaders will:

  • Receive a scientific culture assessment benchmarking their existing business culture against the highest performing innovation cultures in the world
  • Gain clarity on the 2 basic types of organizational or team culture
  • Learn the 3 warning signs of an unintentional default culture and how to address them
  • Identify the characteristics of an Excellent Culture of Innovation and learn how to build it
  • Find out how to Win the culture war between default and excellent
  • 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
    • How to produce Voluntary Team Co-Accountability that results in innovation
    • How to Become effective at the skill of Self-Management Innovation

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.

Matt Shaffer is an experienced business and leadership coach, executive mentor and high-performance talent architect. A US Air Force veteran, his deep background in enterprise technology coupled with his success as a senior executive serving both entrepreneurial and corporate structures, provide a rare combination for serving the most forward-thinking organizations.

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.

Tickets

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AEC Oct 2020 - Standard Ticket Tuition
Single registrant registration.
$ 795.00
Unlimited
AEC Oct 2020 - Group Ticket Tuition
Discounted tuition: registration for groups of 5 or more.
$ 695.00
Unlimited

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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