Our Health, Communication, and Finance Training

Combined with Assessments and Transformation Coaching Services

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

― Albert Einstein

What is the cost of poor communication skills in the workplace?

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, David Grossman reported in “The Cost of Poor Communications” that a survey of 400 companies with 100,000 employees each cited an average loss per company of $62.4 million per year due to inadequate communication to and between employees. Debra Hamilton asserted in her article “Top Ten Email Blunders that Cost Companies Money” that miscommunication cost even smaller companies of 100 employees an average of $420,000 per year.

What Makes Us Unique!

If you’re facing communication challenges resulting in low motivation, retention issues, cultural differences, ego, and negative attitudes in the workplace we can help. We explore ways for your employees to become healthy, influential communicators with our DISC Personality Assessment, and Communication Skills and Health & Wellbeing training programs combined with our Leadership Coaching service.

Our Communication Skills training help managers and leaders to promote team building and provides clarity and direction for a more positive and satisfying work environment. The result is sustainable changes that enhance the workplace experience to increase motivation, productivity, and loyalty, where the by-product is increased profits.

We are a certified 100% veteran, women, and minority-owned business based out of Hawaii. As a locally owned and operated company, we offer on-site training or provide training at our facility. Ideally placed to help small to medium size companies located in Hawaii and the surrounding areas, we create a safe space and customize our program to meet the needs of our clients, ensuring inclusiveness for Women and our LGBTQ and Veteran communities.

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Our Health & Wellness Program

What not having a health and wellness program may be costing your company?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), productivity losses related to personal and family health problems cost U.S. employers $1,685 per employee per year or $225.8 billion annually. Evidence also indicates that instituting workplace health programs can reduce average sick leave, health plan, and workers’ compensation and disability insurance costs by approximately 25 percent.

One study found employees who participated in a health promotion program and improved their health care or lifestyle regained an average of 10.3 hours in additional productivity annually and saved their companies an average of $353 per person per year in productivity costs compared to non-participants.

Benefits of our Health and Wellbeing Training Program

Workplace stress has adverse effects on workers’ mental health, with an increased risk of anxiety, burnout, depression, and substance use disorders.

Our health and wellbeing self-care training program can benefit employees in the following ways: Increase employee physical health and mental wellbeing, and increase an employee’s capacity to enjoy life at work and at home. Reducing the average sick leave, health plan, workers’ compensation, and disability insurance costs.

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Leadership Coaching

Why companies provide coaching for their leaders and managers?

The Institute of Coaching cites that over 70% of individuals who receive coaching benefited from improved work performance, relationships, and more effective communication skills. They also reported that a huge 86% of companies feel that they recouped the investment they made into coaching plus more on top.

Studies show that coaching is effective at reducing procrastination and facilitating goal attainment and there is a growing body of empirical research that supports the findings that business coaching really does facilitate goal achievement. In an interesting new case study published in the International Journal of Evidence-Based Coaching and Mentoring researcher

Research by The International Coach Federation, based on feedback from coaching participants, suggests that those who engage in coaching have enhanced productivity, improved communication skills, greater self-confidence, improved work/life balance, and stronger skills in business and time management.

The benefit of investing in your leaders & managers with us

The return on our clients’ investment from our leadership coaching includes heightened self-awareness, Improved self-regulation, higher levels of empathy, boost in cognition at work, increased levels of motivation, better social skills, and Improved leadership abilities to facilitate goal attainment.

We help leaders and managers with our individualized three-pillar models of self-awareness assessments, relevant skills development, goal setting roadmap tools, and ongoing accountability. Leaders and managers are better able to lead their teams to increase work performance, productivity, and a cohesive work environment.

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