Leadership Development

Leading Change

Today's business environment is challenging and fast paced, requiring organizations to be nimble; yet, change often has a negative impact on employees. They will become frustrated or frozen, lose sight of what they do on a daily basis, and push back and resist change initiatives. In response, the organization quickly becomes reactive rather than proactive, losing the speed and adaptability that won customers in the first place. The organization and its people often need help seeing change in positive, energizing terms.

Programs:

Building Positive Influence: Managing the People

Building Positive Influence: Managing the People is one of two interactive virtual modules; these modules prepare individuals and leaders to use positive influence to accomplish goals in a way that enhances relationships and creates a win-win outcome. In this module, Managing the People, participants gain tools to manage the people side of the process, in order to maintain valuable relationships. Participants learn how to separate the people from the problem—the critical component of preserving strong relationships. learn more

Building Positive Influence: Managing the Tasks

Building Positive Influence: Managing the Tasks is one of two interactive virtual modules; these modules prepare individuals and leaders to use positive influence to accomplish goals in a way that enhances relationships and creates a win-win outcome. In this module, Managing the Tasks, participants learn techniques to identify interests, generate options, and determine independent standards for the negotiation process. Participants also learn how to identify their best alternatives to a negotiated agreement and present options using a conversation process that addresses all parties’ interests. learn more

Creating a Culture Of Engagement

Creating a Culture of Engagement is a highly interactive two-day instructor-led experience that teaches leaders to increase employee engagement and strengthen teams, leading to tangible business results. This active learning session is hands-on and process-oriented. The focus is on what the organization needs to do, as well as what individual leaders need to do, to create collaborative teams and a culture of engagement. learn more

Leveraging Discretionary Energy

Leveraging Discretionary Energy focuses on what happens to human energy during times of change. To capture the discretionary energy of the virtual team, leaders must understand how motivation and focus can be lost, and what they and their teams can do to regain effectiveness and commitment. learn more

Leading for Growth™

Leading for Growth™ challenges managers to rethink their role as leaders, shifting their mindset from that of "heroic manager" to "growth leader." The program is structured on the core dimensions of growth leadership: building a collaborative culture, creating a shared vision, and adopting mutual influence. learn more

Leading in Challenging Times™

Leading in Challenging Times™ focuses on what happens to human energy during times of change. To capture the discretionary energy of the workforce, leaders must understand how motivation and focus can be lost, and what they and their teams can do to regain effectiveness and commitment. A companion program for individuals, Working in Challenging Times™ helps participants understand and manage their own reactions to change, as well as develop a sense of personal accountability. learn more