Jamie Crookston is a workshop designer/learning facilitator, business coach and professional speaker. He has been designing and delivering workshops to managers, supervisors and staff for the past 10 years. Jamie’s distinctive advantage includes experience in theatre, broadcasting, consulting and executive coaching. His success-oriented facilitated group training and individual coaching sessions receive outstanding client satisfaction ratings.
Jamie specializes in delivering workshops designed to build and enhance both interpersonal communication effectiveness and business leadership skills. Workshops include: “Speaking Clearly and Confidently”, “Authentic Performance Management Conversations”, Preparing to Move into Supervision”, “Achieving Goals – Creating Results”, “Influence Strategies”, “Shaping Organizational Vision and Mission” and “Coaching Skills”. He has an effective communication style that is dynamic, influential, engaging and often humourous and which stresses experiential learning.
Jamie’s background includes twenty plus years in broadcast management as an Operations Manager, Sales Manager and General Manager in Canada’s leading radio market. Having managed multi-million dollar operations, the staffing and associated people issues, he speaks with a depth of firsthand knowledge. Combined with this, his more than 10 years of facilitation experience has given him the intricate knowledge of balances required to manage in a multi-layered organization.
Jamie received adult education training and facilitation skills training at Seneca College and holds a Honours Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts (Theatre) from York University. He is an accredited Lifeskills coach, Personality Dimensions facilitator (Level 1) and is undertaking his fourth year of psychotherapy skills training in order to add further depth to his active facilitation, coaching and speaking engagements.