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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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"Personal Excellence" Workshop Offered by FGCU Florida Institute of Government

FORT MYERS, FL - Managers, supervisors and employees from both the private and public sectors are invited to attend a one-day course “Personal Excellence” presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24 at the FGCU Broadcast Building Room 111.

The workshop teaches the steps to discovering excellence in everything employees do, including working with inspiration, enthusiasm, purpose and genuine care for their work, the people they work with and the people they serve.


     Your behavioral style and the style of others

     Roles and unique qualities of today’s leaders

     Assessment tools for you and your team

     How to manage change

     Six ways to achieve personal excellence

     How to develop your staff

     How to delegate effectively

     Motivation - yours and your work teams

     Communication, attitude and much more

Ava Fluty is instructor for the course. She is a keynote speaker, humorist, seminar leader and consultant with international experience. Her dynamic seminars have provided private corporations, government agencies, businesses and individuals with strategies on topics such as communication, conflict resolution, motivation and leadership. She has a master’s degree in administration and supervision, and is working toward a doctorate.

The central purpose of the Institute is to help promote superior performance in government and nonprofit organizations through quality training, consulting and technical assistance.

As an accredited comprehensive public university, FGCU addresses the higher educational needs of Southwest Florida and provides a learning-centered environment that offers high quality educational opportunities for the general public, such as administratively hosting the Institute.

For more information, contact Institute director Joanne Hartke at (941) 590-7815 or Registration for the workshop is $66.

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