"Making things work better anywhere in the organization is in everyone’s best self interest. The real threat to increased production should not be from within an organization but rather, from our competitors.” Dr. Pam Straker


Meltdowns can easily occur in office settings. Mounting personal and work-related stresses, financial concerns, multi-tasking, company budget reductions, and additional job tasks are just some of the circumstances you are required to manage. It’s easy to see how gossip, personal attacks and other unproductive activities can get out of control.

When and performance and production begin to suffer, how does an effective and efficient manager respond?  What do you do to build a spirit of collaboration, respect and mutual benefit?


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  • Are you exposing those you manage to new insights or crippling demoralizing responses?
  • Is labor-management polarization widening to your disadvantage?
  • Do you sometimes feel like you’re back in high school trying to win a popularity contest?
  • Do you fear that you’re becoming overbearing and hyper critical?
  • Are employees reacting favorably to your guidance?
  • Are you getting sub-standards results?
  • Are you beginning to wonder if you like being in charge?
  • Are you increasingly anxious about supervising others?


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Attention managers, small    business owners, and human resource personnel:

Are you often lost for words in correcting inappropriate behavior?
Are you beginning to wonder if you like being in charge?
Is your highest functioning employee bullying others?














COACHING FOR THE BEST IN YOU

(available in 1- 3 hour formats)


With more than 25 years experience as a mental health and management professional, Dr. Straker serves individuals and organizations who want to establish productive environments for peak performance.

In this presentation, you will learn:


  • How to communicate with clarity when emotions are high
  • 5 secrets every manager should know
  • How to sustain an open-door policy
  • Proven solutions to the most difficult workplace situations
  • How to minimize resistance to change
  • How to establish a reward structure that will lead to increased employee satisfaction and success



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  PAMELA D. STRAKER, Ph.D.