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In this webinar, you will get Discretionary Effort Leader tips and techniques for preserving the self-esteem of employees when in difficult discussions and turning negative team situations around. With the increased personal power and enhanced persuasion skills, you’ll learn how to make team members accountable for their assignments.

  • Use your personal attributes to your advantage
  • Be confident in your abilities to handle challenging situations 
  • Speak authoritatively as needed 
  • Be assertive even when petrified inside 
  • Move projects forward in spite of barriers 
  • Tackle difficult conversations with increased conversation skills 
  • Be authentic and sincere when interacting with others
  • Be empathetic at appropriate times
  • Model the principal components of personal power
  • Preserve personal integrity even when missteps happen 
  • The instruction enables you to manoeuvre through 21st-century management minefields to leadership success.

It is natural for managers to have trepidation when delegating, discussing projects and in other ways getting employees to fulfil their tasks and follow direction. Add to this the uncertainty that comes with choosing words that inspire and get team members moving toward goals and building dynamic team relationships. This webinar enables you to replace uncertainty and apprehension with belief in your abilities as you create an authentic and authoritative presence when interacting with your employees.

Included are fundamental principles of integrity that make you a leader employees can trust plus tips for overcoming workplace pessimism and expressing your opinion in impactful ways that move the people and projects forward. The information is systematized in logical and natural steps that give you real help--not just theoretical rhetoric. Sign up today and overcome self-doubt with confidence. You will become a Discretionary Effort Leader.

At the heart of the 21st century, leadership is the truth that you have to lead yourself and model behaviours you want your employees to exhibit. This program gives you entrance into the 21st century Discretionary Effort Leadership world by helping you:  
Implement “Leadership of One” principles 

  • Learn to lead yourself 
  • Engage workers to give discretionary effort 
  • Empower employees to bring their A-game to work every day
  • Uncover the mysteries of charismatic body language
  • Without confidence, your management career has little chance of mastering a manager’s complex roles and moving from a manager to a Discretionary Effort Leader. 

With the instruction in this Discretionary Effort Leadership webinar, you will build the charisma and confidence to be influential in your relationship circles.

Anyone in a leadership position, anyone who wants to have more influence, and anyone who wants to build a dynamic team will benefit from this webinar. This information is a critical component of getting results when you manage and lead others. The following titles will benefit:  

  • Team leaders
  • Office Managers
  • Project managers
  • Executives
  • Sales managers
  • Customer service managers
  • Directors
  • Assistant directors
  • Marketing managers
  • Account managers
  • Business development managers
  • Finance directors
  • HR directors

Karla Brandau is a leading authority on personal and team productivity in the workplace. She specializes in combining the power of time management with technology, especially using Microsoft Outlook as a tool to help individuals "get it all done" in less time. She is the CEO of Workplace Power Institute ( and has educated managers with her proven time management and Microsoft Outlook productivity systems in companies such as Motorola, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Panasonic, and BYD America.

Over 85% of the organizations, who hire Karla, invite her back for repeat engagements. She has a degree in education and is a certified speaking professional; an earned designation is given by the National Speakers Association (NSA). Karla's time management with Microsoft Outlook workbook, "Have More Day at the End of Your Day", is a valuable guide for anyone wanting to know how to use the power of technology to leave work on time. "The Gift: Discretionary Effort" is her forthcoming book. It teaches leaders how to manage greater discretionary effort for employees. She is also the author of "Wake Up The Winner Inside" and "101 Time Management Tips for Busy Professionals." She writes a monthly informational newsletter, maintains a blog (, and has authored many articles for digital information sites and magazine. As she speaks for top corporations and associations worldwide, people use "high-content," "high-energy" and "highly professional" to describe this experienced industry veteran.

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