Learn immediately actionable best practices that you can use to create a culture of cultivating transformational leaders to guide your organization from good to great and achieve lasting competitive advantage.
Why you should Attend
With the globalization of business and many companies outsourcing and off-shoring non-core competencies, the key to sustained corporate growth lies in developing top-notch leadership skills. But how can you obtain those skills when leadership is often equated with skills that individuals are born with? This unique course teaches the art and science of leadership and establishes guidelines for differentiating leadership from management.
The course is ideal for people from all backgrounds and professional levels, from seasoned professionals to those entering the workforce for the first time.
Areas Covered in the Session
- Your Leadership “Style”: we begin with the “Four Social Styles” personality styles at work 18-question (Robert, Dorothy Glover Bolton) assessment. Attendees complete before the training session. Are you an Analytical, Driver, Expressive, or Amiable? How do you work most effectively with other employees?
- Managing ‘Aint Leading: Understand the key differences between Managing and Leading. Managing is detrimental to relationship cultivation and building trust. It’s all about “control.” Leadership is about providing a vision, setting a framework of ethical behavior expectations and supporting your people
- All great leaders are TEACHERS: we explore the value of providing your direct reports with autonomy, engagement, and empowerment
- Apply Emotional Intelligence (and Empathy) to become a transformational leader. Overview, high-level discussion of the 4-stage EI process encompassing: Self-awareness; Self-Management; Social Awareness, and; Social Management. Also understand what emotional regulation entails
- The 11 styles of leadership and management. From autocrat to transformational. Which do you see in yourself? We end with the 4-P model (purpose, people, planet, probity)
- The role effective communication plays in genuine leadership: communicate THREE ways in the written word, spoken language and sending/receiving non-verbal cues.
Working in and leading culturally diverse groups in highly effective, collaborative teams
- Identifying your company’s power brokers: creating coaching, mentoring, sponsorship programs. When is coaching needed; the 5 principles of effective coaching
- Employee/direct report Idea Generation program: all great leaders constantly solicit and act on their people’s input/contributions
- Conduct an employee autonomy audit (Daniel Pink 4-question survey.)
- The Pygmalian Effect – why labels are so powerful in motivating your people
- The 9 box Productivity Matrix: measuring productivity and performance of your people, from Low to High
- The power and deficiencies of goal-setting as a productivity/performance management tool
- Leaders exhibit GRIT (persevere) and possess a Growth Mindset (pursue lifelong learning, are naturally curious)
- The difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in motivating people
- Revisit your performance reviews from the perspective of delivering maximum value to your direct reports
- What is recognition, really?
- The 12 principles of effective employee engagement
- Delivering feedback to maximize the benefit / value for others
- The Bruce Tuckman 5 (6) stage team-building framework encompassing: forming, storming, norming, performing, adjourning, and re-forming
- The universal humanistic needs all people share: We dive into the heart and soul of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and the 5 fundamental needs we all possess that are: stated; real, unstated, delight, and secret.
Who Will Benefit
- Senior leadership team
- Chief Human Resources officers
- Business owners
Ethan Chazin is a New York-based business coach. He works with C-Suite leadership teams to increase their organizational profitability by improving employee productivity and performance through training & development. In the process, he consults with his clients to transform their culture, focusing on creating pro-employee environments using empowerment & engagement.
In his latest book, The Compassionate Organization, he synthesizes his nearly ten years of research into the characteristics that all amazing organizations share into one key attribute required for lasting success: compassionate organizational cultures.