During this time of Covid-19 we are all looking for new ways of working with each other.

Since we will still be working with others, we still need to manage our people skills.

Madeleine is offering online workshops.

Communication and Assertiveness.

Keeping Calm and Working on.

If you have other People Skills needs, please


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Current Workshops

Supervision Masterclass


Supervision is a process in which the supervisor; enables, guides and facilitates the worker(s) in meeting certain organisational, professional and personal objectives.

These objectives are:
– professional competence
– accountable & safe practice
– continuing professional development
– education and support.

Ideally suited for experienced Supervisors.

Are you ‘stuck-in-the same-rut’ as a supervisor and want new direction to bring to your future sessions?
Or, would you like the opportunity to re-fresh your practice as an experienced supervisor?

Why not join Madeleine for a ‘masterclass’! She is offering a full day to explore in more detail participant’s needs.

When: Tuesday 15th June 2021 9.30am-3.30pm
Venue: The Collective Community Hub
1/33 Johnsonville Road, Johnsonville, Wellington 6037
Cost: $180 inc. GST

Managing Grief and Change

This workshop helps people to recognise a grief reaction. We will then use the time in the class to explore a range of easy to use, everyday ways to manage. We will also share resources and places to go for additional support.

At the end of the session participants will be able to:
• Recognise how grief and change are related.
• Recognise grief reactions.
• Name a range of everyday ways of managing.
• Have a list of resources and avenues for on-going support.


Wednesday 1st September 7.30pm-9.30pm

Negotiation Skills


This two-day workshop will enhance the ability of participants to analyse, conduct and review their negotiations. Participants will have a conceptual framework for thinking about negotiation and an increased appreciation of the importance of the negotiation process. At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will have developed skills which can be applied to a negotiation.

Participants will learn to:

  • appreciate when to negotiate.
  • prepare for a negotiation.
  • practice negotiating.
  • review their negotiation capabilities.
  • plan for improvement.


Tues 6th & Wed 7th May 9.00-4.30

Tues 28th & Wed 29th Sept 9.00-4.30

As a participant you will be fully involved in this precious opportunity to focus on your own learning. We suggest you don’t have a lot else on your agenda for these two days.

Early Bird 10% discount fee available until 28 days prior to the course start date


Working with Different Generations

Facilitation Skills

This course will support employers and employees who are currently trying to understand what impacts generational differences have in the workplace, so workplaces can be happy and productive places to be.

There will be a presentation looking at the changes and then time to problem-solve some of the tensions. We will work in small groups to discuss and practice the ideas for supporting a collaborative workplace.

At the end of this session participants will:
• Have information about the changes to workplaces through a generational lens.
• Discuss with others and identify workplace tensions.
• Work through a problem-solving tool to find practical solutions.

Wednesday 12th May 5.30pm-7.30pm

Wednesday 27th October 7.30pm-9.30pm