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“By far THE BEST training we’ve had in years! It was fast paced, interactive, and incredibly innovative. We now have a whole different way to look at staff development and training – you were awesome and we want you back!” – Work Placement Agency (Rock Hill, SC)

At Leading To Change, we take pride in designing and delivering trainings and workshops that not only engage, but also inspire to act! From small workshops for 5 people to keynote presentations for 5,000+, LTC Trainers are highly experienced in combining group dynamics, innovative and interactive learning strategies, REAL and practical examples, and a healthy dose of humor to create an unforgettable training experience.

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GRANTWRITING FOR RESULTS:

Grant Writing$2.5 Million Dollar Tools, Tips, and Ready to Use Techniques

Forget the boring, painful, mind-numbing grant writing trainings that you’ve heard about. This is the REAL stuff – but with humor, an edge, and lots of chocolate:-) Designed by REAL Grant Writers and reviewers, this training focuses on giving you REAL insider tools and techniques to increase your competitiveness immediately on your next grant application! For a detailed description of “Grantwriting For Results” read more…

SOUTHWEST, ZAPPOS, & KRISPY KREME:

Customer ServiceExtraordinary Customer Service Comes Alive!

This is NOT your typical customer service training – rather this fast paced presentation will provide a rapid-fire overview of over 10 different customer service models, from Apple’s tightly-guarded employee training to Krispy Kreme and In-N-Out’s rebranded customer interaction systems. Don’t miss this one of a kind tour though STARBUCKS, SOUTHWEST AIRLINES, and even a fish market in Seattle. For a detailed description of “Southwest, Zappos, & Krispy Kreme” read more…

BUT THESE ARE MY WORK FLIP FLOPS:

Millenial WorkforceReaching and Teaching the Millennial Workforce

They have an average employment length of 8 months. They text more than talk. And they’re the LARGEST generation to ever hit our workforce. How familiar – and savvy – are you with the MILLENNIAL GENERATION? In this very HANDS-ON session, you’ll learn about their career outlooks, work ethic (YES!), cultural influences, and immediately applicable strategies to attract and retain your Millennial employees. For a detailed description of “But These Are My Work Flip Flops” read more…

Playdough, STEM, & Portable DJ!

Understanding The Common CoreDemystifying STEM and STEAM Through Innovative Tools & Techniques

They are today’s academic buzzwords: STEM, STEAM–, and in some places, even “common core”. But what do these mean and how are they different from 21st Century Skills, state standards, etc? And most critically, what does it LOOK LIKE when applied? Designed by educators, this one-of-a-kind workshop will make STEM and STEAM come ALIVE in the classroom! For a detailed description of “Playdough, STEM, & Portable DJ” read more…

WHAT TEENS CAN’T & WON’T TELL YOU:

Tactics For ParentingThe Essential 8 Tactics EVERY Parent Must Know

Was the Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff right – do parents just not understand? This strategy-filled training unwraps the mystery of the teen mindset and brings to the forefront 8 key tactics that parents can use in their day to day work interactions. From technology to music, money to discipline – this session has been designed by real parents and real teens to equip adults with tools ,examples, resources, and more! For a detailed description of “What Teens Can’t & Won’t Tell You” read more…

HOPE, FEAR, & THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES:

Leadership TrainingIt Only Takes One To Make An Impact!

It only takes one – to launch a wave of learning, to open a door and a mind, to create a lifetime impact. Don’t miss this fast-paced, powerful, and media-filled presentation through the lyrical and inspirational storytelling of Leading To Change as they share REAL stories and share REAL strategies to build the leaders around each of us. For a detailed description of “Hope, Fear, & The Secret Life of Bees” read more…

MUSIC, POWER, ACTION:

Music & PowerA Head First Dive into TODAY’s Music & Videos!

What’s the connection between Drake, Coldplay, and even Taylor Swift? Why was Divergence and the Hunger Games series so popular? And most importantly, how can you use over 20 of TODAY’s songs and 10 movies in your work with young people? Come to this session ready to laugh, play, and move to the rhythym! For a detailed description of “Music, Power, Action” read more…

GENERATIONAL CROSSROADS:

Cross GenerationsWhen X, Y, & Boomers Collide!

What do each these generations have in common? And just as important, what makes them so different – in the workplace, in the community, in their day-to day lives? This POWERFUL training helps deepen the connection & communication across the ages. For a detailed description of “Generation Crossroads” read more…

BEYOND RACE:

Diversity TrainingRefocusing The Social Justice Lens!

We live in an unprecedented time in terms of the ethnic and racial diversity in the United States. This INTERACTIVE training will showcase methods to bridge the complex discussions of racial diversity and BEYOND! For a detailed description of “Beyond Race” read more…

PLAYING WITH FIRE:

Leadership StyleConflict, Communication, and Your TRUE COLORS of Leadership!

What are your own “building blocks” that support your leadership of those you work/play/live with? And most importantly, how does your leadership style compliment or contrast with those around you? An INSIGHTFUL training! For a detailed description of “True Colors” read more…

BEYOND ICEBREAKERS:

Public Speaking & PresentingFar Beyond Icebreakers!

Facilitation and public speaking is more than a practice, it’s an art form! Here is the “best of the best” of instant tricks and techniques to create your most dynamic and memorable presentations = IMMEDIATE application! For a detailed description of “Beyond Icebreakers” read more…

THE MILLENNIALS:

Working With MillenialsTODAY’S Youth Culture That U N2K!

Welcome to the world of the largest and fastest growing generation in todays schools, communities, and workforce. Get ready for a WHIRLWIND TOUR through their beliefs, habits, trends, and use of technology and social networks!For a detailed description of “The Millennials” read more…

i-GEN & DIGITAL NATIVES:

The Next GenerationWhat you N2K about Generation-Z!

They are the generation born after 2002 that do not know life without Homeland Security, i-Pads, cell phones, and even E-Bay… and they are next in line to fill our classrooms and playgrounds. Don’t miss this cutting edge and fast-paced presentation as we are introduced to the next wave – Generation Z! For a detailed description of “I-Gen & Digital Natives” read more…

BOYS WILL BE BOYS:

Training Young MenReaching And Teaching Young Men!

Science, research, and most importantly, programmatic experience show us that boys learn, socialize, communicate, and behave in their own unique ways. This HANDS ON, interactive training will showcase specific techniques and methods to connect, retain, and educate young men through gaming, competition, music, movies, and more! For a detailed description of “Boys Will Be Boys” read more…

FRENEMIES, QUEEN BEES, AND GIRLS WARS:

BullyingBullying & Relational Aggression with Today’s Girls

Bullying is by no means a new phenomenon, but today’s teens, especially girls, are experiencing relational aggression in unprecedented ways. Get ready for a powerful and at the same time strategy filled training to address what parents, teachers, adults, and even young people can do to address this critical issue. For a detailed description of “Frenemies, Queen Bees, and Girl Wars” read more…

VIRTUAL REALITIES:

Social NetworkingSocial Networking & Todays Youth!

Dive into the world of social networking such as Facebook, Meebo, Second Life and much more. Come experience the world of online identities and pick up specific methods on how to use this technology as a VALUABLE TOOL in your day to day work! For a detailed description of “Virtual Realities” read more…

MASLOW WAS A WORKING PARENT:

Parent EngagementREAL Strategies and Tools to Increase Parental Involvement!

You’ve got the program – check. You have youth participants – check. But how do you get the parents and caretakers to do more than just pick them up in car pool? Parent engagement requires a paradigm shift – but it CAN be done. This training focuses on very specific, hands on, proven strategies – AND TOOLS – that can be immediately implemented to increase their involvement. For a detailed description of “Maslow Was A Working Parent” read more…

MEASURING THE MAGIC:

EvaluationsEngaging Evaluation Tools for Extraordinary Services

Ahhh… assessment! How do you know if you are successful? If your evaluation methods include a survey, post-test, or questionnaire (i.e. old skool) … this training is for you. Chuck full of INNOVATIVE, UNIQUE, and easy-to-implement strategies, this EXAMPLE-filled presentation will get you and your staff EXCITED (yes – really) to show their impact! WOO-HOO! For a detailed description of “Measuring The Magic” read more…

REAL LIFE IN REAL TIME:

Workplace ReadinessFinancial Management & Workplace Readiness Skills for New Youth Employees!

They’re not “soft skills”. Rather, to be successful, EVERY employee must learn to successfully navigate the challenges of their personal and professional responsibilities = LIFE skills. This FAST PACED, Interactive, and multi-tiered training series can be customized to the needs of our older youth employees (WIOA) and delivered in 1-5 different stages. Unlike any other life and work readiness skills training, this series is designed to engage, empower, and EQUIP for workplace success! For a detailed description of “Real Life In Real Time” read more…