Understanding its usefulness and value is a major key to successful effective teams. With this innovative, entertaining program Craig Price takes a realistic, humorous look at traditionally “negative” issues. By looking at the hidden value in complainers, criticism and failure, Craig will give tools to not only limit the occurrence of these difficulties, he’ll have you looking at these “problems” in a whole new light.
Harnessing the power in negative thinking
Responding effectively to negative employees
Complainers and the kernel of truth: Getting to the point
Creating effective teams by embracing the negativity of others
How to use your natural insights: Being prepared for problems
The value of negative experiences: Creating success from failure
Managing expectations: Stress reduction for team effectiveness
The power of saying “no”: Delegating responsibly
Saying “no” to “yes” men: Constructive criticism from subordinates
Understanding the grapevine: Controlling rumors effectively
Keynotes available in Leadership, Safety, Change Management, Customer Service and Executive Management versions.
“The examples you gave as to how negativity in our culture affects our lives were poignant and true. Thanks for your strong message on how negative thoughts will make positive things happen in our lives. The delivery was even more powerful with your keen sense of humor.”
“Your presentation took a completely different direction and focus; I will never view negative thinking the same way again. I am also thrilled to have had such a well reputed, dynamic speaker at this event. Having a message and a presentation is one thing. Your ability to present that message while controlling your audience is truly remarkable. I would like to have more of this skill for my own public speaking. All the residents of Galveston County will benefit from your efforts”