Necessary Conversations™ a business communications workshop.

Over 300 leaders have attended this professional business communications workshop and their average satisfaction rating is a 4.35 out of 5 – one of the best business professional development workshops they have ever attended!

With over 20 years of experience in developing leadership skills, Gumball has created this original program focusing on equipping leaders to conduct the Necessary Conversations™ for moving their business forward faster and more effectively.

Understand How to Respond vs React

In this workshop you will understand the power of language and the impact on biology as it relates to your choices to respond versus react in any given business situation.

You’ll be able to answer the questions, “ What is the power of language? What impact does biology have on how I communicate? How do words impact me, how does it impact my leadership team, my board, my direct reports, my organization? What’s the difference between responding vs reacting?”

Equip Yourself with the Right Leadership Skills


You will be equipped with skills to proactively identify and conduct Necessary Conversations™ required in the workplace for moving your business forward faster.

You’ll be able to answer the questions, “What communication skills do I need in order to conduct the Necessary Conversations™ ? How will I be equipped to conduct these conversations? How will my business move forward faster?”

Enable Leader & Team Relationships to Grow

We will enable you to build stronger relationships through open, honest and candid communication at all 4 levels throughout your organization, with vendors, and with your clients.

You’ll be able to answer the questions, “How does honesty create a stronger connection? What are the 4 different levels of communication throughout an organization? What internal and external conversations do I need to have? Do leaders need to learn different skills then their team members do? How doe better relationships help the business to scale faster?”

Shift Your Mindset from ‘Me’ to ‘Us’

You will shift your mindset from an inward, fear-based conversation between self and other, to an outwardly facing, business focused, mindset to move the business forward.

You’ll be able to answer the questions, “Why is a mindset shift important and how does it happen? How can I become more business focused in my communications? What makes the shift long lasting? How do you notice no the mind-shift is working?”


Our workshops are all action and very little talk. Applied behavioral science supports the saying, “Repetition is the Mother of Skill” and is what makes change sustainable, so we believe to every 1 hour of knowledge there should be 4 hours of practice.

Here’s how it will go:

  • 20-minutes of online pre-work that provides you the materials and fundamental concepts you will be applying.

  • Facilitated interactive practicum online or face to face

  • Post event online survey and report. We assess 4 things on your post survey:

  • Knowledge learned, applied, and its impact on the people and the business.



Instead of avoiding and ignoring conversations with others, employees will feel confident and prepared to conduct the Necessary Conversations™ required for moving their business forward faster. Their interpersonal communication will improve as well as your leadership skills.

 Individuals will be able to have effective conversations at 4 levels throughout the organization, with vendors, and with clients, making it one of the most effective business professional development workshops.

As a company you will gain from the improved relationships and dynamics that in turn result in conducting business faster and more effectively.

So, what are you waiting for? Download the program brochure or contact us to find out how your business can benefit from this team communication workshop!

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