Steven Hollingsworth's presentations are high-energy, interactive sessions using a variety of media and props to capture and keep the audience's attention. You will be informed, enlightened, and engaged in communication, leadership, and relationship-building activities.
Steven has parlayed his love of cartoons into the training curriculum Toon In Your Career. Through the lens of original and classic cartoons, Steven helps managers and employees communicate more effectively, reimagine company and individual success, and bridge the generational divide in the workplace.
What Is Toon In Your Career?
Toon In Your Career is a program I created to help people use effective communication skills to transform job dissatisfaction into career fulfillment. At the heart of nearly every business challenge is the need for better communication. From managers delivering difficult news to coworkers balking at new projects or butting heads with team members, communicating effectively is key. With Toon In Your Career, I teach proven communication techniques through the lens of original and beloved cartoon characters.
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Toon In Your Career?
Toon In Your Career is a program Steve created to help people use effective communication skills to transform job dissatisfaction into career fulfillment. At the heart of nearly every business challenge is the need for better communication. From managers delivering difficult news to coworkers balking at new projects or butting heads with team members, communicating effectively is key. With Toon In Your Career, Steven teaches proven communication techniques through the lens of original and beloved cartoon characters.
Why Cartoons?-Using cartoons according to research shows they help people:
-grasp complex concepts in a fun, entertaining way
-retain and apply what they’ve learned
With Toon In Your Career, managers can:
-learn to effectively share their vision
-positively impact company culture
-build better teams
And employees can:
-improve interpersonal skills
A Matter of Pride!
With Gen Z’ers entering the workforce and older employees working into their 70s and 80s, it’s now possible for a company’s workforce to span multiple generations. What’s a manager to do? Maximize employee strengths and communicate, of course. In this keynote, Steven outlines communications strategies that will help bridge the age gap so multigenerational teams can work together to make work better.
The audience will:
-Learn how to create strategies that embrace and enhance the personality differences in the company.
-Gain effective communication techniques for resolving conflict and reaching common ground.
-Enhance the communication performance gap between the generations to advance individual career goals and company mission.
"This program is engaging and entertaining with compelling, actionable content. Your team will thank you for this professional development, perspective-changing opportunity."
All in a Day’s Work
Creating harmony in the workplace
Getting management and employees on the same page is a challenge as old as business itself. Yet, finding common ground is essential to the vitality of any company. In All in a Day's Work, gain a new perspective on improving peer-peer and peer-manager communication, and achieve a more harmonious workplace.
The audience will:
-Re-envision their purpose in the company.
-Learn to connect their career goals to the company mission.
-Sharpen the soft skills needed to improve relationships with colleagues and managers.
"This program is the professional development opportunity employees have been looking for! This interactive session will help employees recommit to excellence and enhance personal growth and job satisfaction."
SuperVision for Supervisors
Crafting a vision for success
Helen Keller said, "It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision." Your employees look to supervisors for direction and purpose. Their loyalty is dependent on knowing, understanding, and believing in the direction your organization is headed. In this thought-provoking presentation, you'll learn techniques for setting and communicating a vision that will guide your organization into a bright future.
The audience will:
Learn to fine-tune their company vision through collaboration and employee integration.
Grasp how to broadly communicate their vision and gain employee commitment.
"You can't go to the next level if your employees don't go with you. This program will help you secure a bright future by rallying your employees around a common vision for organizational success."