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Happy New Year! The Learning and Leadership Development department would like to welcome you to our website. If you are here for the first time, we hope this will be your first of many visits to our site. Please save a shortcut to your desktop or add this page to your favorites for easy access in the future.

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Make improving your skills and advancing your career an integral part of your New Year’s resolution. Get started by visiting our Courses page or download our Course Catalog. These resources outline all of the leadership courses that LLD proudly offers to our employees. Please check back often as new courses and class dates are added periodically. 

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If you are responsible for the creation of education, we would like to offer our assistance on your next project. LLD is prepared to consult with you and your team to create highly effective training for your employees. Utilizing training methodologies that incorporate advanced learning theory and neuroscience, we can assist you with all of your educational needs. For more information regarding how we can assist on your next training project, please take a moment to visit our Services page.

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Again, thank you for visiting our website. We wish you all a safe and prosperous 2021.


Featured Courses

What are They Really Saying? Body Language and Non-verbal Communications

Nurse and Non-verbal Communications

This course is based on the twenty-plus years of research and experience of former FBI agent and non-verbal communications expert, Joe Navarro. The student will learn how to identify and analyze the involuntary signals sent by the limbic brain through non-verbal communications. 

Understanding Your PDP Results

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Professional DynaMetric Program (PDP) is a behavioral assessment that measures the dynamics of an individual by focusing on four cornerstones of behavior. Ultimately these behavioral styles culminate to form our personality. The assessment identifies motivators and shows how environmental factors affect stress, energy and satisfaction levels. An emphasis is placed on how you accomplish tasks, communicate, your leadership style, motivators / de-motivators, mental energy level, and behavioral satisfaction. 

Leading Without a Title

Four Stages of Leadership

This leadership course was developed specifically for employees who are not currently in a leadership role at Covenant. It covers the important qualities of a leader, self-analysis, and methods the employee can use to continuously improve their leadership skills. 

Quick Tips

Emotional Intelligence Skills – Skill 2

Self Management

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Self-management Once you are attuned to self-awareness, you can begin to practice self management. For example, if you’re in a situation or challenge and you don’t like what you’re feeling, or if you’re reacting negatively because your not using impulse control – self-management is required. More often than not, we want other people to change 

Innovation in the Shadows

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Intrapreneurs Among Us We are all familiar with the term Entrepreneur. The term leaders at Covenant Health should be focused on is Intrapreneur. An Intrapreneur is an employee working within our organization who thinks a little differently than the masses. They seek out change, exude creativity, and look to innovate everything around them. Generally, their 

Emotional Intelligence Skills – Skill 1

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Self-awareness Self-awareness is the skill of being able to recognize and articulate your own emotions, understanding what you are feeling and why, as well as how those feelings are impacting your outcomes. When you are aware of your own limitations and strengths you know when you need to cool off or be assertive, be independent or 

Director Update

Clearing the Fog

Clear the Fog

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Clearing the Fog Most likely you have experienced driving in fog.  Not just the occasional foggy morning, but that deep, dense, and intense kind of fog.  The kind where you can’t see beyond your car.  Several years ago I took a “detour” – ok, I was lost.  I was returning from Atlanta for a work 

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Learning & Leadership Development News

  • Emotional Intelligence Skills – Skill 2

    Self Management

    Self-management Once you are attuned to self-awareness, you can begin to practice self management. For example, if you’re in a situation or challenge and you don’t like what you’re feeling, or if you’re reacting negatively because your not using impulse control – self-management is required. More often than not, we want other people to change 

  • Innovation in the Shadows

    Intrapreneur Image

    Intrapreneurs Among Us We are all familiar with the term Entrepreneur. The term leaders at Covenant Health should be focused on is Intrapreneur. An Intrapreneur is an employee working within our organization who thinks a little differently than the masses. They seek out change, exude creativity, and look to innovate everything around them. Generally, their 

  • Leadership Roundtable – Leading Yourself Well So You Can Lead Others

    Ken Vaughn

    LLD is pleased to announce our second leadership roundtable. The roundtable will be held via Zoom on March 5th from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM. This month’s guest speaker is Kent Vaughn. Kent is a critically acclaimed author and the CEO of Blaze Performance Solutions. In the past 25 years, Kent has helped 100’s of 

  • Emotional Intelligence Skills – Skill 1

    Self-Awareness Image

    Self-awareness Self-awareness is the skill of being able to recognize and articulate your own emotions, understanding what you are feeling and why, as well as how those feelings are impacting your outcomes. When you are aware of your own limitations and strengths you know when you need to cool off or be assertive, be independent or 

  • Clearing the Fog

    Clear the Fog

    Clearing the Fog Most likely you have experienced driving in fog.  Not just the occasional foggy morning, but that deep, dense, and intense kind of fog.  The kind where you can’t see beyond your car.  Several years ago I took a “detour” – ok, I was lost.  I was returning from Atlanta for a work 

  • Emotional Intelligence – An Introduction

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    Welcome to Our New Emotional Intelligence Quick Tip Series As we travel through life we encounter people of all ages, backgrounds, races, religions, politics, and more.  The diversity and variety of people is endless.  How we get along with all of these people is ultimately up to us.  Throughout my life I have known very 

  • New e-Learning Instructor in LLD

    Cody

    Who is this mystery man? 

  • Above the Line – Below the Line

    Above Below Line

    Where do you spend most of your time?  Above the line? Below the line? Let’s find out. When something goes wrong, do you attempt to shift the blame elsewhere or do you own the situation and begin solving the problem? Hopefully, you answered the latter. We all find ourselves slipping below the line at times.  

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