Virtual workshop series

Nudging great manager habits

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Small Improvements has teamed up with LifeLabs Learning on a monthly learning series for HR and People Ops professionals. Hands-on, virtual, and free of charge.

Each month, we’ll focus on one tipping point skill that will have a visible impact on your work – and your people. You’re guaranteed to come away with at least one small improvement you can recommend to managers and employees in your org.


Upcoming workshops

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Workshop #5
Feedback culture: How to help people give 2x better feedback

When you confidently give and ask for feedback, others can do the same. The result: higher engagement and improved performance.

What we’ll cover:

  • Optimizing feedback in a virtual environment
  • Train people to give more receivable, actionable feedback
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Workshop #5
Improving 1:1s across the org

Are you struggling with holding great 1:1s? Here’s how you can increase employee engagement and productivity across the org.

What we’ll cover:

  • How to surface issues faster
  • A framework to increase engagement and retention
  • Tips to create a culture of feedback
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Workshop #5
Performance management that works

Improve your performance management process to boost employee reflection and refocus work.

What we’ll cover:

  • The myths and science behind performance evaluations
  • How you can create a stronger feedback culture
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Workshop #5
Leading change

Change can be hard. Help your org become ready make that change (and make it stick!)

What we’ll cover:

  • The psychology of change
  • Steps to help your org accept change faster
  • Improving your communication strategies
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Workshop #5
Career growth: Develop people faster

An important part of a People Ops role is ensure people are satisfied with their career development. Here’s how you can do it.

What we’ll cover:

  • Skills for your growth as a people advocate
  • Personal development challenges and fixes
  • Ideas and formats to deepen your org’s growth culture
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Workshop #5
Inclusive leadership lab

Empower managers to leverage difference, make sure every voice is heard, and create a space where people can do their best work.

What we’ll cover:

  • What makes inclusive leaders different
  • An assessment of your leadership culture
  • Micro-inclusion habits you can use today

Previous workshops

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Workshop #5
How to create outstanding managers (faster!)

Great managers are critical to success. Leverage their skills to increase impact and improve learning culture across your org.

What we’ll cover:

  • Hacks to increase your effectiveness
  • Techniques to motivate and deliver difficult messages well
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Workshop #5
Burnout-proofing your organization

Feeling exhausted and overwhelmed? Build healthier habits to prevent you and your organization from experiencing burnout.

What we’ll cover:

  • The newest research and interventions
  • Ways to diagnose and prevent burnout
  • Integrating healthy habits across your organization
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Workshop #5
Get sh*t done! Time management hacks for People Ops folks

Learn strategies to improve your and your organization’s time management. The result: improved prioritization, organization, and focus.

What we’ll cover:

  • Org-wide productivity challenges
  • Common issues and their fixes
  • Work smarter with limited resources
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Workshop #5
Feedback Clinic: Tools for difficult conversations

Build a shared pool of knowledge on how to handle difficult conversations well – to grow, adapt, and improve as an organization.

What we’ll cover:

  • Building confidence before tough meetings
  • The science behind saying messages well
  • Steps to improve difficult conversations
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Workshop #4
Improving 1:1s across the organization

Help people hold better 1:1 meetings. The result: quickly increase employee engagement scores and productivity across the org.

What we’ll cover:

  • Typical issues you see with 1:1s
  • Skills involved in holding great 1:1s
  • A simple framework to boost engagement
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Workshop #3
Career Growth Lab: Helping employees develop faster

To be happy at work, employees need to have a feeling of growth. You’ll walk away from this workshop knowing the skills you need next.

What we’ll cover:

  • Ideas and formats to deepen the growth culture at your organization
  • Your growth as a people advocate
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Workshop #2
Nudging inclusive leadership behaviors

Empower managers to leverage difference, make sure every voice is heard, and create a space where people can do their best work.

What we’ll cover:

  • What makes inclusive leaders different
  • Strengths & gaps in your leadership culture
  • Micro-inclusion habits you can use today

Feedback from participants

“Great hosting/facilitating and engagement from all participants.”

“What you can improve? Ironically for a feedback themed session, nothing springs to mind!”

“I like the worksheets to take away. I share these within the company.”

Why you should join

Refreshing and scientific
Workshops are short (1 hour) and packed with research that appeals to data-driven minds.

Tipping point skills
All skills are not created equal. Discover the smallest behavior changes that make the biggest impact.

Interactive and hands-on
Break down a skill into its most useful components, then apply it to something you are working on NOW.

Stay up to date on our workshops

Workshops start at 12 p.m. Eastern Time.
Click here to convert it to your timezone.

It’s virtual! All you need is a computer with
a camera and an internet connection.

And again, it’s free! So there’s nothing
to lose and a lot to gain.

Meet the organizers

LifeLabs and Small Improvements share a passion for positive change through simplicity.

LifeLabs provides training to companies worldwide, in person and virtually. We research the skills that make the biggest difference at work and home and convert them into workshops, events, and experiences. Learn more

Small Improvements is an ongoing performance management platform that helps employees grow and succeed. Geared towards the needs of SMBs, it’s a highly configurable and intuitive tool. Learn more