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    • “I found Ignite Excellence had a new and fresh approach to an old topic – developing better communication skills. I’ve taken many courses in this area and appreciate you being able to address this succinctly.”
      Lisa Lapierre, Consultant
      Hunt Personnel

    • “A great training that should be taken by all Leaders who have direct reports. It offers excellent tips and facts that are essential for all business and even personal communications.”
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    • “Firstly, I would like to thank you for offering such a program that gets to the heart of communication and more importantly, leadership. I found the three-day program to be exciting and extremely useful. It allowed me the opportunity to look back on the way I have been communicating, understand it and improve it. I feel empowered with new skill sets that will allow me to get the most value from the people I work with.”

      Richard Aubry, Associate
      IBI Group

    • For our Women’s Leadership Network, Suzanne Stevens created a session on influencing, differentiating and engaging, specifically aimed at women.  Suzanne herself is an excellent role model for other women and the session was a big hit!  Her presentation was engaging and the content was interesting, relevant and thought provoking.  Every participant enjoyed themselves and all of the feed back I received was positive.”
      Nancy Forrester, Manager, IT – ERP & BW,
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    • “After just recently participating in the Leadership and Perception Selling Programs through Ignite Excellence, I have found a higher, conscious level of communication. Having attended a number of different Sales Training programs, Ignite Excellence is by far the most valuable in all facets. This has lead to stronger coaching abilities, higher levels of communication and understanding with upper management, as well as establishing and solidifying client relations.”

      Sandi Leonard, General Sales Manager
      Astral Media Radio

    • “Suzanne Stevens came to speak to our Women’s Leadership Network and we thoroughly admired her endless energy and insight into how women can be successful in all areas of their lives.”
      Allyson Kinsley, Vice President Strategic Business Development,

    • “The senior team at Research House has just completed three days of training with Ignite Excellence. The session was truly outstanding! My team returned to the office refreshed, re-invigorated and I think a bit exhausted. The change in the buzz around the office is remarkable. In my impression, the three days we spent with Ignite Excellence will kick of a quantum change in what Research House is and what it will be for the future.”
      Graham Loughton, Vice President & General Manager
      Research House

    • “This program allows you to see things from a different point of view. You leave wanting to get started at applying these new tools.”

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  • Communication Leadership Program

    Aligning, empowering, inspiring stakeholders to a common vision

    This program is not presently available on-line, however, if you are interested in receiving a special promotion rate when it is launched please click this link (Influential communications-development-program) and use promotion code “CLintro” And we will inform you of its availability.

    Aligning, empowering, inspiring stakeholders to a common vision

    Effective leadership skills must include the ability to influentially communicate. Communication LeadershipAligning, empowering, inspiring stakeholders to a common vision, focuses on developing the communication skills to identify and understand what motivates each member of your team.

    As Leaders, we recognize that every person we lead is different. Every employee has a unique way of adopting the corporate mandate. To lead the various employees who have different goals, aspirations and experiences, we need to know what motivates them individually and communicate in a manner that will inspire them towards a common goal. Communication Leadership Program develops the skills and provides the tools and techniques needed to move the organization, department or division toward common objectives.

    Communication Leadership incorporates multi-layers of communication from the Executive Team, to the Management Team, and to each and every employee. All of the skills developed in this program nurtures development in communicating with empathy, coherence, flexibility, influence, and alignment.

    Key Learning Outcomes

    Participants will have the skills to:

    • Communicate with empathy by understanding others personal and professional motivators.
    • Communicate coherently and be understood by the people you are trying to reach, whether in a formal or informal setting.
    • Be flexible by adjusting your communication style to suit the situation, level, and understanding of internal and external stakeholders.
    • Influence and inspire people to think, feel, behave, and perform more effectively while being inline with the corporate vision.
    • Participants will also develop awareness to get to your individual next level of effectiveness.

    Who should attend?

    • Any individual with direct reports
    • Upper-level Managers
    • Executives

    Full ProgramCommunication Leadership Program, includes digital audio and visual streaming, downloadable module worksheets (that build a complete workbook to be used as a resource), module exercise, reinforcement tools and certificate of program completion.  The program includes approximately 15 modules and can be completed in a few days or two months depending on your objectives.

    (Note: You will need an internet connection to take this course. The highest technology has been considered to promote streaming in emerging countries. The training videos are supported by all major Operating systems and browsers: Operating Systems: Mac OS/Windows; Browser support: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, browsers on iPhone/iPad and other smartphones; Flash version required: 9.115.)

    This program is not presently available on-line, however, if you are interested in receiving a special promotion rate when it is launched please click this link (Influential communications-development-program) and use promotion code “CLintro” And we will inform you of its availability.