Develop the Skills to #Leadwell 

People leadership takes talent, time and energy.  Make sure that you are developing yourself, and the leaders around you, to tackle the unique needs of each person on your team.

Participants will learn to:

  • Clarify the role they play as manager and leader
  • Improve management communications
  • Build mature relationships with employees and peers
  • Practice coaching skills for improving performance
  • Lead and motivate their team

Our program combines dynamic, live instruction, situational coaching and interactive sessions to provide leaders with an environment and opportunity to learn.

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Features of the Program:

  • Rich content developed by the area’s top leadership and organizational trainer
  • Personalized leadership style assessment
  • Facilitators with decades of hands on management experience
  • One-on-one personal coaching during the program
  • Interactive peer-to-peer learning
  • Post-program coaching session

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When asked if they would recommend this course to others 100% of our survey respondents said YES!

You exceeded my expectations and challenged my misconceptions.

Did not think it was going to be so interactive. I liked being in groups and hearing other people’s situations.

Going into the program I expected it to be your typical leadership/management training but the facilitators really kept the information engaging and that was a great experience.

I was very pleasantly surprised. I opted to do this program in lieu of a professional conference this year and couldn’t be happier about my decision. I feel renewed!

I did not have any pre-concieved notions about this program. But it has surpassed my expectations. We had a terrific group of people engaged in this class making it all that more successful! I brag about what I have learned. So thank you.

I came into the program not really sure what to think but the actual experience was by far a win in my books because it taught me so much about myself and is still helping me now with others at work and in life in general. Big thanks.

I was very excited to learn and grow as a new supervisor coming into this program. I felt my expectations were surpassed. Being able to learn from the facilitators and videos were wonderful, but additionally hearing from the other people in the course made it a complete experience for me. You guys did amazing and I am so thankful I was able to participate in this.

Detailed Course Outline

DiSC: Understanding Personal Styles

  • Learn DiSC styles including behaviors, strengths and weaknesses of each
  • Increase awareness of your personal management preferences
  • Explore the influence of your management style
  • Learn a method for recognizing others’ styles and how to adapt
  • Understand MyEverythingDiSC and how it can support learning

Your Role as a Leader

  • Reflect on how you perceive yourself as a leader
  • Examine management versus leadership behaviors
  • Explore the influence of your management style
  • Explore common leadership theories and impacts of different leadership approaches
  • Identify changes you want to make in your leadership approaches

Management Communications

  • Understand the importance of all of your communication as a manager
  • Build communication skills related to listening
  • Determine the best methods and technology for delivering an effective message
  • Understand what is necessary to run effective meetings

Owning Your Work & Time

  • Examine your habits in how you manage your work and time
  • Explore best practices and tools related to prioritizing and managing work and time
  • Learn how and when to delegate, including critical steps to insure success when delegating
  • Create an action plan for delegating a specific task

Creating a Healthy Work Culture

  • Examine the importance of the work culture
  • Understand the impact a manager has on the work environment
  • Creating a culture of trust
  • Gain insight into employee motivation
  • Identify approaches to support motivation of employees
  • Create an action plan for creating a motivating culture

Coaching for Performance

  • Understand the role of a coach and the importance of being an effective coach
  • Understand how to prepare for and deliver a coaching conversation
  • Learn to create a plan, actively listen, set expectations and come to an agreement
  • Understand the importance of keeping those you coach accountable
  • Learn counseling approaches when coaching isn’t successful

Conflict & Crucial Conversations

  • Examine conflict and differentiate between healthy and unhealthy behaviors
  • Identify what is a “crucial conversation”
  • Understand our reactions during these conversations
  • Review the key strategies when having an important conversation
  • Recognize the connection to DiSC

Leading Change

  • Understand change and how it affects us personally and in how we lead others
  • Discuss strategies to get through change personally and as a leader
  • Understand change fatigue and how it affects organizations
  • Discuss the different types of change that exist in organizations
  • Discuss resistance to change and how to overcome it