Wednesday, September 27, 2023
9am - 2:30pm
WB Collective | Nashville, TN
*Virtual Option Available
As a leader in business or work, you understand that achieving remarkable results requires more than just individual efforts. When your chosen approach to lead your team doesn't seem to resonate, it may feel frustrating that your efforts aren’t yielding the desired results.
Creating an aligned operations strategy can help you unleash the full potential of your team and your impact as a leader.
Whether you're a seasoned executive, a department head, a people leader or entrepreneur, this workshop equips you with the tools to elevate your leadership and drive exceptional outcomes.
In this workshop you will:
Gain a deep understanding of operations strategies and how it impacts your success as a leader.
Learn to effectively communicate your vision, mission, and objectives to every team member.
Develop an operations strategy to help you make the best use of time, people and resources to reach a key goal or expectation.
Network and collaborate with like-minded professionals, sharing insights and experiences.
Areas covered during the workshop:
How to Craft a Clear Direction: Learn how to define and communicate a compelling vision that inspires your team to go above and beyond.
How to Influence Collaboration: Discover techniques to foster collaboration, break down silos, and create a culture of teamwork that drives innovation.
How to Optimize Your Resources: Master the art of allocating resources where they matter most, ensuring efficiency and minimizing waste.
How to Make Strategic Decision Making: Gain insights into aligning decisions with your organization's long-term goals, resulting in impactful choices.
How to Lead Employee Engagement: Uncover strategies to engage and motivate your team by showing them their role in the bigger picture.
How to Navigate Change: Learn how to navigate change while keeping your team aligned and agile in the face of evolving demands assigned as a leader.
First things first. How are you feeling in your role as a leader?
We believe that work should feel good. Leading can take an emotional toll when managing a team and leading multiple demands that all have a level of importance to reach. If you are experiencing one of the following emotional impacts, our 1-day operations strategy workshop is designed to help you overcome them:
Frustration: When the chosen approach doesn't seem to resonate with your team, you might feel frustrated that your efforts aren't yielding the desired results.
Pressure to Perform: You feel alone in carrying the weight of responsibility and the pressure to maintain team morale and productivity is causing you to stress.
Conflict Avoidance: You struggle with addressing conflicts that arise due to different perspectives on an approach you have introduced and fear it could damage team cohesion.
Insecurity: You dislike the thought of being judged by your team members and it leads to feelings of insecurity and second-guessing your decisions.
Self-Criticism: You are overly critical of your own actions and decisions, amplifying any perceived shortcomings in your approach.
Impatience: You don’t see immediate positive outcomes made from the efforts of your team, causing you to be impatient and questioning the effectiveness of your team.
What is the cost of not having an aligned operations
strategy as a leader?
Misdirection: Without a clear strategy, your team may lack a unified direction, resulting in confusion and conflicting priorities. This can lead to wasted time, resources, and efforts.
Inefficiency: When team members are not aligned with the overall strategy, duplication of work, inefficiencies, and unnecessary overlaps can occur, impacting productivity.
Low Morale: Unclear goals and lack of direction can lead to frustration and demotivation among team members. A lack of alignment can make it difficult for employees to see the purpose of their work.
Increased Conflict: Different interpretations of goals and priorities can lead to conflicts among team members and departments, hindering collaboration and innovation.
Poor Decision-making: A lack of alignment makes it challenging to make informed decisions that benefits the organization. Decisions may be driven by short-term thinking rather than long-term strategic goals.
Difficulty in Measuring Success: Without clear goals and alignment, measuring success becomes challenging. It's hard to determine whether your efforts are moving the organization forward.
What is the ROI of attending a workshop?
The Return on Investment (ROI) of attending our operations strategy workshop can be substantial and impactful. Here are some potential ways in which attending such a workshop can provide a positive ROI:
Improved Decision-Making: Learning effective operations strategy techniques can lead to better decision-making. By aligning your team's efforts with your organization's goals, you can make informed choices that directly contribute to the bottom line.
Increased Productivity: Operations strategies ensures that your team is working towards the same objectives, reducing duplication of efforts and increasing overall productivity.
Better Resource Allocation: With a clear strategy in place, you'll be able to allocate resources more efficiently, avoiding wastage, having fewer misunderstandings and focusing on initiatives that drive results.
Enhanced Collaboration and Engagement: Operations strategies foster a collaborative environment where team members work together cohesively. This can lead to improved problem-solving and innovative solutions and overall team morale.
Quantifiable Metrics: With a clear strategy, you'll have measurable objectives. This allows you to track progress, assess the effectiveness of your strategy, and make necessary adjustments.
Enhanced Leadership Skills: Attending a workshop can equip you with leadership skills specifically related to operational strategies, which you can apply in various leadership roles and situations.
Meet Your Lead Facilitator
Domonique Townsend, Expert Strategist, Engineer
CEO of We Optimize Work
Domonique Townsend is an energetic enthusiast who naturally sees the possibilities of people and uses her knowledge to help them drive transformation in work and life.
Domonique is the CEO of We Optimize Work based in Nashville, TN. She is an Industrial Engineer, TEDx Speaker, Author, Executive Consultant and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
We Optimize Work helps corporations make work feel good for their employees. Her team specializes in working with change agents to develop strategies that address the biggest challenges faced in employee engagement and business process improvement. Domonique has 16 years of experience in the corporate and manufacturing industry. Her expertise is amongst the top levels of mastery in problem solving for operations and business process improvement needs.
Domonique has partnered with fast-growth startups to Fortune 10 Companies sharing her expertise to over 16,000 leaders, business owners and employees overall. Her leadership has helped companies save $14 million in productivity and disengagement costs.
Domonique has been recognized as an American Express 100 for 100 Founder of Change, 2022 INNO Nashville Business Journal Top 10 Local Startups to Watch, Small Business Innovator Winner with Mastercard and Bank of America, and recognized as a 2021 Nashville CABLE ATHENA YP Nominee.
Domonique currently serves on the board at Purpose Preparatory Academy and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council NextGEN Advisory Council. Domonique enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 children. She also volunteers her time to mentor young underrepresented leaders who seek to pursue Engineering & Technology career paths.
Domonique has partnered with fellow top project management, business management and operations experts who will be co-facilitating for enhanced personalization of you and your team's needs.