For leaders at every level - from the C-Suite to the senior and middle management team, our customized program in honing leadership skills will strengthen your leadership team's ability to reach their full potential.
You will learn - choose from some or all of the following options (also available as separate training or coaching programs):
1. Your Personal Communications Plan working in collaboration with each executive, we will develop a personal diagnostic of your strengths and weaknesses as a communicator, with a plan to close those gaps.
2. Executive Presentation Skills - preparing and delivering effective presentations that engage your audiences - Board, employees, customers, stakeholders; how to gain a rapport with the audience; how to use visuals to maximum effect; telling your story and the story of your organization, responding to audience questions. Ideal for virtual or in-person presentations!
3. Executive Interpersonal Skills - active listening, responding to 'resistance', articulating your thoughts crisply and effectively, tone of voice, appropriate body language;
4. Effective Meeting Skills - leading a meeting effectively - virtually, in-person, or hybrid; and more. We offer these customized programs either in-person or virtually.
Call (1.613.230.9235 or email us (barry@TLCtransformleaders.com) for a confidential quote.
Ask us about our widely respected 'Leadership in Times of Risk and Crisis' seminars for your top team to be prepared for any threat to your organization's reputation or brand.
Seminar 1: Communicating 'Risk'
You will learn:
Features: Risk communications scenario (based on your organization's risk issues). Teams will develop their risk communications strategy, using the copyrighted 'Risk Communications Planner®'. Then they will face a Risk Communications Opportunity: news conference, employee or community Town Hall, etc. (video-recorded).
Followed by constructive feedback.
Seminar 2: Crisis Communications
You will learn:
Call (1.613.230.9235) or email us (barry@TLCtransformleaders.com) for a confidential quote.
One of North America's most experienced training teams will prepare your executives for their appearance before a legislative or Parliamentary Committee.
You will learn: how to prepare (understanding your committee, developing your messages, opening statement and Qs and As); how to engage with the Committee - tone, approach, comportment; how to deliver your opening statement (using the 'scoop reading' technique; how to respond to questioning effectively; how to get your messages across; how to respond to 'attacks' and inaccuracies; convey confident and effective body language; verbal communications - pace, articulation, varied inflection, pitch, etc.
Features: video-recorded simulations of Committee meetings, followed by constructive feedback. Conducted in-person or virtually.
Contact us for a no-obligation proposal (1.613.230.9235) or by email (barry@TLCtransformleaders.com).
Learn from the best! Experienced broadcasters, media commentators and media strategists.
You will learn: how to prepare for media interviews (positioning, setting your goals, targeting your audience, developing your messages); delivery skills - how to get your message across, structure your answers (The McLoughlin Wedge®), bridging over to your messages, authentic and effective verbal and non-verbal techniques, handling difficult questions, personal opinion, 'gotcha' questions, hostility, etc.
Learn how to prepare and handle a news conference, media availability, 'scrum' or 'ambush', online (Zoom®, Teams® etc.)
Either individual coaching or small group sessions.
Features: audio and video-recorded realistic, customized media simulations, followed by constructive feedback. Conducted in-person or virtually.
Contact us for a no-obligation proposal.
We have been retained by leaders of major corporations, public sector agencies, non-profits and national associations to provide leadership, training and tools to prevent an issue from becoming a crisis in the first place.
Why not consider calling upon our crisis management expertise? We're available on short notice to help you avoid turning a negative story or incident into a crisis of confidence in your organization.
Our team has extensive experience in managing the communications of a crisis. Our services include: issues analysis, strategy, tactics, media relations, social media and stakeholder relations plans, training and content for news conferences, media availabilities, public events. We create the crisis tools - news releases, backgrounders, Qs and A's, digital media content, etc. to get into the driver's seat of the crisis quickly and credibly.
Call us (1.613.230.9235) or email us (barry@TLCtransformleaders.com) for how we can help.
TLC Transformational Leadership Consultants Inc. led by its principals, Barry J. McLoughlin, BA, MBA (Harvard) and Laura M. Peck, BA, BEd, HKEE (Harvard) believe in the potential of authentic, values-based leadership to transform organizations, and through that, contribute to a better world.
As former broadcasters, teachers and communications strategists we bring a deeply rooted knowledge of what is required of leaders in this time of disruption and uncertainty.
We have over three decades of experience in helping executives in the public, private and non-profit sectors reach their leadership potential through powerful communications.
As Adjunct Professors in Strategic Communications, and as graduates of the Harvard Business School Certificate Programs, Teaching the Case Study Method I and II, we believe in the core principles of adult education - experiential, practical and interactive.
All of our programs feature customized simulations which are video-recorded followed by a three step feedback process: self-critique, peer observer critique and instructor critique to ensure constructive and helpful feedback.
We have developed state-of-the-art communications tools, under the title, 'Communicate with Power® which have been sold all over the world.
We believe in involving our clients in shaping and fine-tuning the agenda of each of our programs so we meet their needs and expectations.
We have offices in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Washington DC. We often conduct our seminars on our clients' sites, so we go where you want the training to occur. From 2020 to 2022 we conducted many of our seminars virtually on a variety of platforms, as well as in-person.
So have it your way!
Barry J. McLoughlin, BA, MPA (Harvard) has over three decades of experience as a leadership communications trainer and crisis communications expert.
Barry is a former broadcaster, writer and on-camera host and interviewer, prior to becoming the 'go to' crisis and issues strategist throughout North America, the Caribbean and Europe.
Laura M. Peck, B.A., B.Ed, H.K.E.E. (Harvard) is a former radio and television broadcaster and teacher, who has trained executives throughout North America, the Caribbean and Europe. Besides conducting numerous seminars, Laura is also an Adjunct Professor in the MBA program, Shannon School of Business, Cape Breton University.
TLC Transformational Leadership Consultants Inc.
Ottawa ON Canada K1M 0B6
400-1455 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington DC 20004