We'll look at how great managers attract, hire, focus, and keep their most talented employees, by using the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership from The Leadership Challenge:
- Model the Way
- Inspire A Shared Vision
- Challenge the Process
- Enable Others to Act
- Encourage the Heart
We will also cover the 12 Key Questions for effective management and leadership, and how you can put them to work in your organization, so that you can take the innate talent in your staff, and hone that talent into outstanding performance.
You will have the opportunity to:
- Identify specific leadership behaviors to strengthen results for yourself and your team(s)
- Clarify personal values and develop a personal philosophy of leadership
- How to inspire others to share a common vision
- Looking for opportunities to change and improve
- Building collaboration, teamwork, and trust
- Strengthen the ability of others to excel
- Recognize the accomplishments of others
Why you should Attend
Based on the best?selling book, The Leadership Challenge, by Barry Posner and Jim Kouzes, this program explores the challenge facing many leaders - how to attract and retain excellent employees, and how to establish a climate that motivates performance excellence. Following the work of Kouzes and Posner, and more recently Buckingham and Coffman, participants will have the opportunity to gain practical knowledge and tools that you will be able to put to use!
Areas Covered in the Session
- Leadership Fundamentals and Issues Managers Face
- Understanding Your Personal Leadership Style
- The Leader/Manager’s Role ? Creating a Motivational Climate
- The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - Kouzes & Posner
- The 12 Key Questions for Effective Management and Leadership
- The Ten Commitments for Personal Leadership Development
Who Will Benefit
- HR Professionals
- Business Owners
Steven G. Meilleur, Ph.D., SPHR – is President, CEO – PRAXIS Management Solutions, LLC, a New Mexico-based management consulting firm specializing in human resources, employee relations, leadership, training & organizational development, organizational research and assessment, strategic & operational planning, and non-profit organization management and governance. Dr. Meilleur has more than 40 years of management and executive-level experience in human resources, risk management, and organizational management in the private non-profit public, and private for-profit sectors.
Dr. Meilleur also serves as Senior Vice-President and Risk Services Consultant for Human Resources and Employment with Poms & Associates, a national risk services and insurance brokerage firm. His previous work experience includes public, private, and nonprofit organizations, in executive and management capacities.
He is also on the faculty of the UNM School of Public Administration in the graduate program, teaching in the areas of human resource management, nonprofit organization management, leadership, dispute resolution, organizational change, and human resource development. He has spoken at numerous conferences and workshops across the country, and is a published author in the areas of human resources, marketing, leadership and management development, organizational change and innovation, non-profit organization management, and board development.
Dr. Meilleur received a BA in English Literature and Education from Bucknell University, an Executive MBA from the University of New Mexico's Anderson Graduate School of Management, and his Ph.D. in Leadership and Organizational Learning from UNM. He received his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society for Human Resource Management in 1995.