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LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

What It Takes to Lead Tomorrow

It is customized to meet the specific needs of managers who want to transform their division and organization from good to great- and sustain excellence that their organizations achieve.

 

This transformational leadership program is a designed turn manager into leader by developing the essential executive capabilities as defined by the latest research.

 

DESCRIPTION

If an organization is to attain and sustain excellence, it needs to meet the challenge of constant discontinuous change. Yet the studies show that over 70% of all change efforts fail on there own objectives? So how can you assure success?

The goal of the program is to prepare you to face challenges and provide leadership at the level that can shift good performance to great performance and sustain it during change. It will immerse you in the latest business thought and practice, where change IS a constant, and let you apply the latest ideas to your own issues.

 

OVERVIEW

        Learn the Skills Identified for A Leader to Lead The Way To Tomorrow

        Use Your Insight Into Your Own Executive Style And The Cultural Style Of Your Organization To Improve Profitability

        Utilize The Tools Successful Leaders Use To Handle Specific Issues Of Change

        Creating Superb Results Acts As A Catalyst- Challenging The Process:

        Inspiring Standards - Inspiring A Shared Vision:

        Modeling The Way: Lead By Personal Example

        Enabling Others To Act; Setting Up Successors

        Giving Credit For Success To Others- Encouraging The Heart

        Systematic Abandonment - Challenging the Process

        Develop Critical Skills For Motivating And Initiating Action

        Apply Vision And Values - For Improved Performance Of Individuals And Teams And The Organization

        Increased Your Communication Effectiveness

        Develop Team Leadership Skills Based On An Increased Understanding Of Personal Motivations And Team Dynamics

        Apply Skills To Promote Innovation On Issues Of Change, Profitability, Excellence and Stewardship

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

WHAT IT TAKES TO LEAD TOMORROW

        The Characteristics of a Leader

        Competencies

        Inspiring A Shared Vision

        Inspiring Standards

        Modeling The Way:

        Setting The Standard

        Challenging The Process:

 

        Creating Superb Results

        Enabling Others To Act;

        Setting Up Successors

        Encouraging The Heart:

        Giving Credit For Success


       Your Personal Leadership Development - The Characteristics of Your Leadership Style


       Attracting Motivating and Retaining Excellent People- Inspiring A Shared Vision: Inspiring Standards


        Modeling the Way: Creating the Culture that is the Source of Your Profitability-Setting the Standard


        Encouraging the Heart

Motivating A Diverse Workforce

 

        Enabling Others To Act Leading Through Change

 

        Challenging the Process - Using Innovation to Meet the Forces that are Shaping Your

 

 

What are the Characteristics of a Leader

        What Are The Major Challenges A Leader Faces: You Are Never Not Leading

        How Do You Use Your Influence -

        How Do You Develop From A Manager To A Leader

        Building Enduring Greatness Through A Combination Of Personal Humility Plus Professional Will

 

Competencies

Inspiring A Shared Vision:

Inspiring Standards

Modeling The Way:

Setting The Standard

Challenging The Process:

 

Creating Superb Results

Enabling Others To Act;

Setting Up Successors

Encouraging The Heart:

Giving Credit For Success


Your Personal Leadership Development - The Characteristics of Your Leadership Style

        Determine how these styles affect the quality of leadership;

        Leadership Assessment of your capabilities in:

Challenging the Process:

Inspiring A Shared Vision:

Modeling the Way:

Enabling Others To Act

Encouraging The Heart:

        What is Your Leadership Style?

        What Style of Follower Are You?

        The Power of Vision and The Motive to Lead

        How to Link Management Style to Subordinate Personalities

 

 

Attracting Motivating and Retaining Excellent People- Inspiring A Shared Vision: Inspiring Standards


        Using The Power Of Vision

        Using Vision As An Ideal Leader As Visionary And Motivator Of People

        The Visioning Process The Motive To Lead

        Social Motives In The Work Setting Leadership Performance

        Begin To Apply The Leadership Skills Learned

        Focus On Developing A Vision With Input From Others

        Leadership Character And The Importance Of Ethics


Building a Vision Competencies

Inspire a shared vision.

EFFECTlVE LEADER

Catalyzes commitment to and vigorous pursuit of a clear and compelling vision, stimulates

the group to high performance standards.

Introspection; appreciation of diversity, listening, paradigm awareness.

Develop a vision; dream, listen to intuition, interpret data, play.

Involve others; describe the big picture, the future, tie to values, display enthusiasm, encourage input of others.

 


Modeling The Way: Creating the Culture that is the Source of Your Profitability-Setting The Standard

FOCUS

        Leadership By Influence And Integrity

        Understand The Impact Of Culture On Profitability

        Your Business And Its Beliefs Effects On Profitability

        Personal Leadership Ethics Assessment

And Your Organizationís Ethics

        Organizational Culture Assessment "How We Do Business Around Here."

        The Strengths Of Your Predominant Culture, The Weaknesses Of Your Predominant Culture

        Leading A CONTROL, COMPETENCE, COLLABORATIVE OR CULTIVATING Culture

        Understand Where Adjustment And Accommodation Is Appropriate And The Consequences.

        Learn How Networking And Mentoring Structures Can Providing On-Going Growth And Development

 

Competencies

Model the way.

COMPETENT MANAGER

Organizes people and resources toward the effective and efficient pursuit of predetermined objectives

HIGHLY CAPABLE INDIVIDUAL

Makes productive contributions through talent, knowledge,

skills, and good work habits.

LEVEL 5 LEADER Demonstrates determination, sets the standard of building an enduring company, relies on inspired standards

Stewardship; acknowledgment and responsible use of talents, skills, insights, opportunities.

Perseverance; persistence, loyalty, set example of commitment and personal integrity.

Commitment to quality; desire for excellence, openness to feedback, problem solving.

Unwavering resolve

 

 

 

 


Enabling Others To Act

Leading Through Change


        Empowering Diversity -Bringing Out The Best In The Performance Of Traditional, Participative, Independent Contributors

        Enabling Teams Success

        Helping to Implement Change

        Manage the Amount of Change

        Anticipate and Manage Responses

        Taking Charge of Change

        Tips For Managing Six Stages of Individual Change

        Change Improvement Plan

Leading the Change

Framing a Shared Need

Shaping the Vision

Mobilizing Commitment

Using Change Levers & Tools

Tracking Progress

        Developing the Road Map


Enabling Others To Act Competencies

Enable others to act.

CONTRIBUTING TEAM MEMBER

Contributes to the achievement of group objectives; works effectively with others in a group setting.

Participation; involve others, appreciate diverse approaches, style flexibility.

Planning; analysis, attention to detail, process and requirements clarification.

Role clarification; build on strengths, initiative of others, empowerment.

Change; coaching, recognize role requirements, level of proficiency, provide tailored feedback.

 

 

 

 

Encouraging the Heart

Motivating A Diverse Workforce


        Bringing Out The Best In The Performance Of Traditional, Participative, Independent Contributors

        Identify Cultural, Ethnic, And Gender Differences

        Understand How These Differences Impact The Workplace

        Practice Techniques For Managing These Differences

        Recognize The Value Of Cultural, Ethnic, Gender, And Other Individual Differences

        Provide Employment And Development Opportunities For A Diverse Workforce

        Learn Style Differences And How To Use It To Be Heard

        Using Celebrations Effectively to Build Morale

 

Encouraging the Heart Competencies

Encourage the heart.

Apportions credit for the sucess of the company to other people.

Crediting; attention to other's actions, recognize contributions (give credit).

Celebrate (milestones); find ways to acknowledge accomplishments.

Publicize; tell others about the group's accomplishments.

Support; reinforce cooperation and teamwork.

 


Challenging the Process - Using Innovation to Meet the Forces that are Shaping Your Business


        Develop Important Thinking Habits Which You Can Use

        In All Situations To Be More Innovative

        Assess Your Thinking/ Innovation Style

        Learn Eight Approaches To Generate New Ideas And Produce Innovative Solutions

        Apply And Eight Step Problem Solving Decision Making Process

        Integrate The Expertise Of Individuals Who Do Not Understand One Another Or Think The Same

        Overcome the Impact of Group Think

        Strategic Planning to meet the Forces that are Shaping Your Business


Challenging the Process Competencies

Challenge the process.

Curiosity; interest, willingness to learn, to listen. Ask, "Why?"

Openness; optimism, trust in self and others, questioning, listening.

Problem solving; analysis, creativity, negotiating.

Risk taking; non-defensiveness, confidence, courage, willingness to test, innovate, make mistakes.

 

 

 

 
 
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