Additional Services

Find the service that best suits your business needs here. To request services or for more information, please complete the appropriate request form. The Arete intake team will complete the booking and connect you with the session provider.

Note: While services listed in this section are not included in the cost of other Arete programs (additional fees apply), Arete clients receive preferred pricing. 

Antiracism—Understanding Microaggressions and Fragility

Antiracism—Understanding Microaggressions and Fragility

Understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in ourselves, our workplaces and society takes effort, discovery and awareness. Learning about microaggressions and fragility supports an environment of anti-racism. Join us as we explore microaggressions, what they are and how to respond if you hear them or are subject to them. What is your reaction if you are called out for these behaviours? Understand how fragility might be playing a role and how to respond if you are called out for a microaggression.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Antiracism Request Form

Building an Employee Experience Strategy

Building an Employee Experience Strategy

An effective employee experience strategy builds a culture where health, safety and productivity are an intentional part of the everyday culture. This can create a workplace experience where every employee walks into work with purpose—empowered, energized, safe and confident to handle whatever comes their way. It is imperative for organizations to be aware of the factors that charge and drain their employees. This webinar will cover the foundational elements of an employee experience strategy, six barriers organizations need to address, and where they can start today.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 or 90 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
Webinar (60 min):    $3,500*
Webinar (90 min):    $5,000*
Standard Pricing
Webinar (60 min):    $4,000*
Webinar (90 min):    $5,500*

*Plus HST

Building an Employee Experience Strategy Request Form

Building Trust at Work

Building Trust at Work

You can’t always control the level of trust in your organization, but you can act in ways that promote trust in your immediate work environment, with your work unit and co-workers. Employees who trust their colleagues are more likely to be open, honest, empathetic, collaborative and constructive, all of which boosts innovation and productivity. This session will explore the importance of trust in the workplace: what it is, how it manifests and how to assess levels of trust and provide opportunities for creating strategies to enable you to build or rebuild trust at work.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Building Trust at Work Request Form

Change Fatigue

Change Fatigue

Change is perpetual. It’s never going to stop, and that fact alone can be daunting. Why does change, which can be so exciting and lead to so many great opportunities, create fatigue? In this session, we’ll define change fatigue and provide some practical tools to manage change more effectively.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Change Fatigue Request Form

Conflict to Innovation—Creative Change Can Emerge from Conflict

Conflict to Innovation—Creative Change Can Emerge from Conflict

“Our present challenge is to change the culture of conflict itself, within our workplaces, our communities and our world. Far from eliminating differences, our challenge is to make the world safe for differences.” – William Ury. Join us to learn a methodology (developed by the Harvard Program on Negotiation and used worldwide) for structuring conversations in ways that shift the focus from conflict to innovation. You’ll explore the methodology through dialogue and exercises and will leave with some key take-aways for immediate and practical use.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Conflict to Innovation Request Form

Effective Team Dynamics

Effective Team Dynamics

Team dynamics can be impacted by conflict in its many forms—including interpersonal dynamics, competition for resources, factors outside our control and external pressures. Join us as we explore team stressors and the ‘groan zone,’ and develop strategies for effectively managing team dynamics.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Effective Team Dynamics Request Form

Influencing Without Authority or Power

Influencing Without Authority or Power

How many times have you been asked to affect change in your team or organization when you have had no formal authority or power to make it happen? Most of us can successfully create a credible and coherent argument for what we plan to do. But have you noticed that being right is rarely enough to persuade someone? Analytical reasoning is merely a starting point for influencing team-members, stakeholders and project sponsors. Join us to examine how we can all have influence within a workplace even if we are not an organizational leader.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Influencing Without Authority or Power Request Form

Mental Fitness 101

Mental Fitness 101

Similar to your physical fitness, which is impacted by a number of factors including how well you eat, sleep and exercise, your mental fitness is also significantly impacted by your habits and routines. Without intentional focus and care—particularly in times of uncertainty—you can begin to experience adverse effects on your mental well-being.​ In this presentation, Dr. Bill Howatt will discuss the foundational elements of mental health and mental illness, and how our daily experience can influence our personal battery charge. This presentation will also cover the key elements of resilience, coping skills and how micro-skills can charge your daily battery.

Details

  • Audience: All Employees
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 or 90 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
Webinar (60 min):    $3,500*
Webinar (90 min):    $5,000*
Standard Pricing
Webinar (60 min):    $4,000*
Webinar (90 min):    $5,500*

*Plus HST

Mental Fitness 101 Request Form

Preparing for the Performance Conversation

Preparing for the Performance Conversation

Performance conversations don’t just happen once a year, but anxiety over the formal process remains. For many, these performance conversations are the most stressful work conversation one can encounter. Are you guiding the conversation and looking to create active employee participation and involvement in the process? Or are you trying to bring forward your concerns to your leader and build understanding? Join us to determine some of the challenges of the performance conversation and develop strategies to ensure you have a successful conversation that empowers growth throughout the year.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Preparing for the Performance Conversation Request Form

Psychological Health and Safety Foundation

Psychological Health and Safety Foundation

A lecture-workshop that introduces the evolution of psychological safety in the workplace and the role that leaders must establish and maintain a psychologically safe workplace. Topics will include an introduction to the National Standard and its key components, what defines psychological safety and how to identify hazards, the key stages to establish a psychologically safe workplace, and finally the connection between psychological safety and team effectiveness. The goal is for the professional to be able to identify psychological hazards in the workplace as they occur and have a toolbox of strategies to be able to remove these hazards.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 or 90 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
Webinar (60 min):    $3,500*
Webinar (90 min):    $5,000*
Standard Pricing
Webinar (60 min):    $4,000*
Webinar (90 min):    $5,500*

*Plus HST

Psychological Health and Safety Foundation Request Form

Respect in the Workplace

Respect in the Workplace

Respect in the Workplace is an online program developed to provide organizations with a standard, cost-effective tool to empower their team with the skills necessary to prevent bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination (BAHD). Respect education helps organizations to improve organizational culture, create confidence in dealing with difficult issues, articulate standards and expectations for everyone, empower the bystander and to promote and build psychologically safe workplaces. This leads to a stronger corporate culture and reputations, reduced illness and absenteeism, increased productivity and profitability, and more. More than 1.5 million Canadians are RESPECT Certified. Be part of the movement: engage your workforce and take the lead in creating a positive, respectful workplace!

 

Details

  • Audience: Leaders and Employees
  • Delivery: Online Interactive Program
  • Length: 90 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$40 per person (100 or fewer employees*)

*Additional per person discounts for employers with more than 100 employees

Respect in the Workplace Request Form

Returning to the Office—Managing Stress and Uncertainty

Returning to the Office—Managing Stress and Uncertainty

As employees across Canada look at returning to an office environment after working remotely, many recognize that this transition will come with some stress and uncertainty. Faced with stress, some will power-up and work harder, some will withdraw from meetings and responsibilities, and others will be overwhelmed and feel unable to move forward. Join us to explore how we can recognize stress in ourselves and others and develop tools and strategies for reducing stress and coping with uncertainty.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Returning to the Office Request Form

Say What You Mean Without the ‘Mean’

Say What You Mean Without the ‘Mean’

This session will give you the tools to get your message across while getting the reaction you want. You’ll understand the neuroscience behind feeling threatened and learn to make statements that lessen the chance of a defensive reaction or conflict escalation. Discover how you can respond confidently and productively in complex situations.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Say What You Mean Without the ‘Mean’ Request Form

Shift from Debate to Dialogue

Shift from Debate to Dialogue

What’s in a challenge? Sometimes it’s fear and resistance. Sometimes it’s fresh thinking. Debate will bring out the fear, and dialogue will bring out the creativity. Learn the difference between the two, along with some practical skills for shifting from debate to dialogue. You will walk away with tools to ensure that voices can be heard and good decisions can be made in a dialogue that invites everyone to participate.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Shift from Debate to Dialogue Request Form

Shifting Conflict Styles Can Shift Conflict

Shifting Conflict Styles Can Shift Conflict

Are you familiar with your go-to conflict style and how it affects conflict situations? Are you an avoider, a director or an accommodator? Learn more about the five conflict styles, where you comfortably function and how you can shift styles for different situations. Become more aware of other’s conflict styles and learn strategies to successfully interact and collaborate.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Shifting Conflict Styles Can Shift Conflict Request Form

Shift Team Thinking Through Storytelling

Shift Team Thinking Through Storytelling

We are wired for storytelling. We look for patterns and narrative arcs as a way to organize information in our brains. Could the ‘story memory’ of your team members be clouding their perspective? Explore how storytelling can help your team gain fresh perspectives, stimulate senses and lead the way to new solutions for old challenges.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Shift Team Thinking Through Storytelling Request Form

Social Justice—Exploring Privilege and Fragility

Social Justice—Exploring Privilege and Fragility

Diverse and inclusive workplaces can be both difficult to find and hard to create. But if you care about making your own workplace truly inclusive, you have the ability to effect real change—as an ally. Privilege exists, whether we want it to or not, and recognizing our own privilege in the workplace is a first step to creating change by putting our privileges to work as allies. This is an opportunity to explore privilege, allyship and barriers to allyship to end of all forms of inequality.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Social Justice Request Form

Supporting Clients—Building Better Relationships

Supporting Clients—Building Better Relationships

Do you deal with upset or evasive clients on a regular basis? Your relationship with your business partners affects your efficiency, productivity and peace of mind. Approaching client disputes confidently and with an eye toward effective resolution will ensure you build working relationships that are successful for the long term.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Supporting Clients—Building Better Relationships Request Form

The Feedback Loop

The Feedback Loop

Can I give you a little feedback? Not many of us can hear those seven little words without a hitch in the breath. And yet, we all acknowledge the importance of feedback. How leaders and employees give and receive feedback says a lot about the culture of an organization. Learn about the psychology of feedback, gain insight into how you receive feedback, and identify skills that will help you feed forward instead of back so you can improve reception.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

The Feedback Loop Request Form

Tools for Managing Difficult Behaviours

Tools for Managing Difficult Behaviours

Are you seeking techniques to handle difficult or aggressive situations? Do others become defensive when you bring forward concerns? You won’t change working relationships by trying to control other people’s behavior, but you can by changing how you act in relation to them. You can place your energy in blaming and complaining about someone or you can use it to experiment. Join us for an opportunity to explore ways to find more productive means of interaction through effective listening and responding.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Tools for Managing Difficult Behaviours Request Form

Work 2.0 Reboot—Return to Work

Work 2.0 Reboot—Return to Work

We are calling the reintegration into the workplace during the pandemic “Work 2.0 Reboot.” Why? The old normal is gone, the new normal is yet to be determined and the degree of impact COVID-19 will have on employee mental health has just begun. In this webinar Dr. Bill Howatt will provide employers with some factors and insights to consider to proactively protect and support employees’ mental health. Not all employees will embrace Work 2.0 with the same level of commitment, readiness, and capabilities. The goal of this webinar is for you to walk with some ideas and a framework to create your mental health impact plan.

Details

  • Audience: Employees or Leaders
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 or 90 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
Webinar (60 min):    $3,500*
Webinar (90 min):    $5,000*
Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
Webinar (60 min):    $3,500*
Webinar (90 min):    $5,000*

*Plus HST

Work 2.0 Reboot Request Form

Work Smarter not Harder

Work Smarter not Harder

With constant change and technology overloads, we are getting busier and busier every day. We might think working harder or longer is the solution—or maybe more multi-tasking? Is it possible to work smarter, not harder? Explore the pitfalls of multi-tasking, join a discussion of what is working for others, and hear studies and research on the merits of working smarter, not harder.

Details

  • Audience: Leaders, Supervisors and Employees (max 40 participants/ session)
  • Delivery: Webinar
  • Length: 60 Minutes
  • Delivery Language: English and French
  • Advanced Booking: 2 Weeks

Preferred Pricing for Arete Clients
$1,250*
Standard Pricing
$1,500*

*Plus Applicable Taxes

Work Smarter not Harder Request Form

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