Positive Relationships



How often do we wish for our relationships to be more positive and resilient? Most often, we do know how to create positive relationships. But building long-term positive and resilient relationships with a difficult client, board member or family member may be difficult. How then do we adopt the positive mindset and build trust with a difficult member?


Discover how positive relationships is possible with the practice of our unique WAND approach, trust building techniques and feedback model that will build the openness and trust in your relationship that you might have never before experienced.


This highly interactive and practical workshop focuses on equipping individuals with the tools, empathy and attitude necessary to providing others with the support for growth and performance.

















At the end of the course, participants will have developed:

  • A positive belief of one’s ability to build positive, trusting, resilient relationships.
  • Tools and greater confidence to build positive, trusting, resilient relationships.
  • Understand the supportive and non-supportive communication bids one gives.
  • Power of giving acknowledgement and feedback to empower others.
  • Understanding how listening would make a difference to others.


Course Outline

  • What drives the behaviors and how one can maximize the potential of positive relationships and minimize its’ interference.
  • Applying our unique WAND approach (tested over two decades) to create empowering and positive relationships.
  • Sharing to build resilient relationships.
  • Being aware of the positive and negative bids we give in relationships
  • Proven tips for anyone to build trust.
  • Practice Feedback Model to give feedback in a responsible and objective manner that will grow relationships.
  • Optional: GROW coaching model to coach oneself to achieve the ideal relationship or to coach work and family members to achieve the goals in their life, ultimately growing the relationship naturally.


Target Audience
General application for anyone

Half-day/ full-day session


  • In-class exercises and group discussions
  • Journaling and reflection
  • Case studies and role-plays (using realistic situations leaders and teams face)



In his book The Science of Trust, psychologist John M.Gottman says, “The ratio of positive to negative affect during conflict in stable relationships is 5:1”.  What does this mean for you in your relationships at work and at home?