​Joy is what fuels the Universe. It's the turbo fuel that that breaks barriers, innovates, grows people, builds teams, transforms, and accomplishes more than you ever gleaned possible. Joy is the vibrational charge of all success.

 

JOY BREAKS BARRIERS innovative coaching and training workshops offer you unique methodologies customized for your personal and business challenges. It is through our transformational work that ordinary executives, employees and lay people turn into extraordinary innovators once they are given the tools they need.  Be prepared to change your life, your business, and yourself!

 

Some of my clients have included: HD Schools~China, United States District Court of Connecticut, AT&T, Ernst & Young, Children's Friend, IBM, Xerox, Dorian Drake International Inc, United Way, Yale Health Center, St. Josephs Hospital, ANICAN - Kenya, Nairobi Chamber of Commerce-Kenya, Transatlantic Negotiation School of Business - Nigeria, New York Community Bank, Trans America, Diversity Builders, Wainright House, NonProfit HelpDesk, Jewish Family Services, Queens Borough President - Melinda Katz, 48th District Council Member of NY- Chaim Deutsch, NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, Literary Assistance Center, Anti-Defamation League, Broadfin Capital, Advantage Business Systems, Laticrete, Yale Alumni Magazine, The Graduate Institute, Southern Connecticut State University, Rockland Community College, N.J.Womens Business Network, Laughter Yoga, Shoreline Eldercare Alliance, Pomerang Woods Retirement Living, Tower One Senior Residence, Coachman's Square Retirement Living, Women and Family Life in CT, Chabad of Shanghai, Chabad of Beijing, Chabad of Amsterdam, Chabad of Stockholm, Chabad of Denmark, WZO - Berlin, Germany, Sparks, Friendship Circle, HASC, A-Time Infertility, cancer survivors, non-profit organizations and special needs populations. 

 

Having trained and coached thousands of workshop participants in locales around the globe,  we’ve created a dynamic, unique, and effective training program.

 

Trainings are available in the form of

  • 90-minute sessions

  • ½ day workshops

  • full day- week training sessions

  • OFF-Site, weekend trainings

  • all trainings include feedback and individual coaching as follow-up measures  

  • Keynote speaking available upon request 

Applied positive psychology, 

laughter and joy

 

Recent studies out of Harvard found that happy employees are successful employees, not the other way around...joy increases employee productivity and satisfaction.

 

“A mind that is stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions.”  

  Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.                

                                                                               

Joy is not just a mood. It’s a way of life and a work ethic. When we are positive, our brains become more engaged, creative, motivated, energetic, resilient, and productive. This isn’t just an empty mantra. This discovery has been repeatedly born out by rigorous research in psychology and neuroscience, management studies, and the bottom lines of organizations around the globe

 

In the human design, we are hardwired for joy from birth to old age.  

 

When you observe children engaged in imaginary play, ​they are in an elevated brain state. They are unafraid to take risks and make mistakes. That’s part of the JOY of learning, creativity, discovery and innovation. As adults, we need to re-learn how to do this, to replicate and cultivate this optimal “child-like” learning state.​ 

 

In this workshop prepare to laugh, laugh, laugh your way to accelerated learning, good health, good communications, good will and good fun!  

 

 

What you will learn:

 

  • Align with a positive attitude and learn new tools for increasing true enduring joy

  • Develop a deeper self awareness and understand how to use your signature strengths to your advantage

  • Laugh, laugh, laugh and laugh some more!!! Breathe, relax and reduce stress.

  • Uncover limiting beliefs that inhibit your success and rewire new positive thought patterns that increase effectiveness and productivity

  • Build authentic connections and better team synergy through laughter and joy

  • Positively impact others and build positive relationships that lead to win-win

  • Generate gratitude and re-discover challenges as points of discovery

  • Learn to create an optimal learning environment and “happy” work culture that supports creativity, innovation and visioning

 

innovation and creativity

Innovation and Creativity:  Strategies for Breakthrough Insights

 

The significant challenges we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.  - Albert Einstein

 

We think of innovation as using the imagination to create something new in the world. Creativity comes into play wherever you have the opportunity to generate new ideas, solutions, or approaches. And we believe everyone should have access to that resource.

In any industry or organic system, innovation is synonymous with evolution and growth, renewed health, increased bottom line, and dynamic relationships.  Without movement forward, energy becomes stagnant, markets collapse, goals remain unrealized and relationships fall apart.  Joy Breaks Barriers Innovation and Creativity Workshops will provide tools that reinvigorate well being, create a culture of trust, open the doorway into new perceptions, new solutions and "aha" insights. 

What you will learn:

 

• Learn a seven stage process of creative development and illuminate your vision and goals

• Integrate 7th Sense Strategies for breakthrough techniques to coach yourself and others to “Aha!”moments

• Develop the tools to explore your own creative process: observation, quieting the internal critic, generating ideas, insight, action

• Learn techniques to eliminate limiting beliefs and expand boundaries of what’s possible

• Introduce innovative strategies for discovering new uncontested markets

• Discover your innate cognitive processes of divergent and convergent thinking

• Maximize the connection between courage and creative thinking

• Apply tools and techniques to real problems, challenges and opportunities

• Practices and guidelines that create an innovative work environment

 

global diversity training and teambuilding 

If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together…

An African proverb 

What unites us is far greater than what divides us  

---US President John F. Kennedy

The world economy is exploding. During the past decade, attention to diversity has grown exponentially in the U.S. and in organizations around the globe. The exigencies of an increasingly multiethnic, multicultural, bi-gender and LGBT labor force have led more and more corporations, governmental, nonprofit agencies, and educational institutions to realize the need to bridge cultural differences and build awareness.

As humans, we are essentially social creatures, and so, the quality and nature of our partnerships are the most definitive measure of our success. Building authentic relationships are the cornerstone of any solid, enduring model of building strong teams and modeling impactful leadership.

The goal of our Joy Breaks Barriers Global Diversity Training and Teambuilding workshop is to build teams that honor the unique identities of individual differences and maximize cooperation, collaboration and productivity.

What you will learn

 

  • Diversity awareness and inclusion training practices

  • Understand the inner psychological mechanics and sociological influences of Eastern vs. Western culture in communication styles, with a special emphasis on China and Africa 

  • Learn to appreciate difference as a complement rather than a detriment to building stronger relationships

  • Build bonding joyful experiences that create unity and appreciation 

  • Understand the subtle ways stereotypes and bias influences our perceptions and contribute to discrimination

  • Reinforce the ability to communicate cross culturally in both listening and speaking - learn about the different cues of Chinese and African language styles

  • Deal more effectively with conflict and problem solving  

  • Develop a deeper self awareness and understand how you impact others

  • Improved confidence and ability to empower, influence, close sales, and negotiate for results

  • Develop peer coaching skills that empower senior executives, managers, employees to work as a team

  • How to exchange feedback and integrate it into your life 

  • Have compassion for your self and others

  • Become courageous in a healthy way

  • Act with integrity                                                           

  • Enhanced organizational awareness and ease with navigating politics. 

 
 

Build stronger relationships.

 

develop a positive mindset.

 

bridge cultural differences.

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