Have you ever had a big project where C.R.A.P. did not happen?
The trick is to know the process and work through it faster. This
presentation will offer practical tools that you can apply immediately next time
you are in a tough situation.
Stuff happens at work that just seems to
send some people off the deep end. Others seem to complain and moan and
groan constantly. They cost our organizations time, money and morale.
Wouldn’t it be great if we could get people to solve problems quickly
and eliminate the time wasting victim behaviors? In this
session, you will learn and practice how to use the magic ableness
question to move people toward problem solving and significantly
reduce that costly victim behavior.
With Dick’s engaging Cow Pasture of Life
metaphor you will explore the problem solving process to deal with
C.R.A.P. You’ll discover what your empowering options are so that you
can be more effective at work, in social situations and at home.
Learn the problem solving process to use when C.R.A.P.
Discover the three options you have when people bring you
Practice the Magic Question that moves people to problem
Learn how to identify Victim Behavior and what to do break
Find out what to do to prevent dissent from spreading in your
Dick combines his
business experience with his knowledge of people skills and measurement
techniques to help organizations increase their growth and
profitability. He focuses on collaboration skills to make people and
managers more effective. His approach to talent management is unique
because he provides the performance measurement, the skill building, and
the personal motivation to help people change their behaviors to
generate improved business results.
Dick Cochran owns COMStar, a training company focusing on
technical project teams. He has spoken at a recent PMI Symposium about
feedback for project managers. Dick is also a regular facilitator for
Systemation and Tough Teams, organizations that offer project management,
supervision, and teamwork training. In a prior life he was an electrical
engineer. He holds a BSEE degree from the University of Illinois plus an
MBA from the University of Colorado. Dick taught Industrial Marketing at the
University of Colorado, School of Business on the Colorado Springs Campus.
He is a past director of the Colorado chapter of the National Speakers
Association. For more information on Dick, visit