Confronting Middlers Training

Middlers are under achievers and cost organisations millions. Middlers are fantastic at stringing along tasks. No matter what the task is they are always in the middle of it. Deadlines are seldom met and it is always someone else’s fault.

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    Key learning outcomes

    At the conclusion of this program participants will learn the skills to:

    • Understand the psychology of Middlers
    • Motivate Middlers to perform
    • Break down psychological barriers and woo Middlers away from their comfort zones
    • Build rapport and trust
    • Be empathetic and controlled
    • Provide tasks with connectivity hooks to promote enthusiasm
    • Use push and pull boundaries
    • Link individual rewards with team rewards and achievements
    • Build the holistic framework of workplace responsibilities
    • Stretch performance expectations
    • Spot Middlers in the selection process
    • Confront “It’s someone else’s responsibility” excuses

    Course Description

    Plan of action

    Middlers often conceal themselves within an organisation and pay extra attention to process and are not always results orientated. Middlers often operate beneath the radar as their performance is neither exceptional nor poor. Middlers always underachieve and are at the opposite end of the continuum to action orientated people.

    • How to refocus and motivate process orientated people
    • How to identify the telltale signs of Middlers
    • How to give Middlers results based tasks
    • How to set behavioural metrics and make sure your Middlers do not fall off the radar
    • How to position tasks and deadlines
    • How to notice task saboteurs
    • How to stretch performance
    • How to untangle and workplace complexities Middlers perceive
    • How to prevent Middlers nibbling away at quality
    • How to embed a culture that rewards achievement
    • How to positions roles holistically

    “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” -John F. Kennedy

    Would you like to attend this program?

    For maximum effectiveness, this program is best conducted as an in-house program.

    Ideal group size: 4 – 12 participants.

    Venue: For your convenience, you can choose to conduct this program at your business premises. Alternatively, we can provide a training venue at a small additional cost.

    Duration: This program can be adapted to meet your requirements.

    Cost: Price on request.

    Target Audience: Supervisors, Team Leaders and Managers of Middlers.

    If you would like more information on this training program, please contact:

    Deborah Dear – Marketing Manager
    PH: 1300 323 752

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    At Preferred Training Networks, we provide both in-person and online training programs for a wide range of organisations across Australia. Our Confronting Middlers Training is run by experienced, qualified experts and tailored to the needs of your business and your employees. Our leadership and management education courses are designed to help your team thrive and develop valuable skills that can transform your workplace.

    With programs available in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and other areas of Australia, we’re able to help businesses across the country create lasting behavioural change and provide them with the tools they need to reach new heights. If you think your business would benefit from Confronting Middlers Training and the help of our professional coaching network, take the first step and contact our team today. Wherever you are in Australia, our coaching program can either come to your organisation or we organise a venue for your convenience. Find out what our training, workshops and skills courses can do for your business and reap the benefits for years to come.

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