Leadership Training

Learning experiences aimed at building skill, increasing knowledge and gaining new leadership practices.

Outcome-Based

Outcome-Based

Training is best when it’s memorable and effective. Demonstrating training return on investment (ROI) is one of our strengths – including short and long term measures.
Evidence-Based

Evidence-Based

All of our programs are backed by years of research. Every program we offer is grounded in science and validated with experience, practice and feedback.
Practical

Practical

All of our leadership training is designed for immediate use. It’s a blend of theory and practice to ensure leaders understand the why and practice the behaviors, processes and practices.

Our Leadership Training and Development Programs

Overview

Situational Leadership® II (SLII) is the most widely taught leadership model in the world. SLII creates a shared process, language, and model for building leadership across all levels of an organization. The new learning design, The SLII Experience, uses game-changing techniques that immerse learners in SLII quickly, deeply, and effectively. The outcome is that learners get up to speed and start using SLII faster than ever before.

Audience

  • First-time managers
  • Mid-level leaders
  • Executives
  • L&D/ HR/ OD Professionals

Format

  • In person
  • Blended
  • Virtual
  • Online

Skills

  • Goal and task setting
  • Diagnosing development level
  • Matching leadership style

Practices

  • One on one conversations
  • Alignment conversations
  • Monitoring performance conversations

Overview

Situational Self Leadership is designed to create and foster self-empowered and engaged leaders at all levels of the organization. Participants examine what motivates them, build confidence and self-reliance through knowledge and skills, and learn strategies to gain more satisfaction from their work by challenging their notion of leadership.

Audience

  • Individual contributors
  • First-time managers
  • L&D/ HR/ OD professionals

Format

  • Face-to-Face
  • Blended
  • Virtual

Skills

  • Goal and task setting
  • Managing up
  • Negotiating for autonomy

Overview

Get Real™ is about knowing and being able to give (and receive) feedback well. This learning experience brings together brain and human motivation science to equip leaders with insights, a process and a model for skillfully giving and receiving feedback.

Audience

  • Individual contributors
  • First-time managers
  • Mid-level leaders
  • Executives
  • L&D/ HR/ OD professionals

Format

  • Face-to-face
  • Train-the-trainer

Skills

  • Self awareness
  • Others awareness
  • Fact finding
  • Self managing

Practices

  • Giving feedback
  • Receiving feedback
  • Processing emotions
  • Managing performance

Overview

First-time Manager is a program to help new managers successfully transition from individual contributor to leader of others. This unique program is exclusively based on content from one of the most important leadership books of our time, The New One Minute Manager®, by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson.

Audience

  • First-time managers
  • Mid-level managers (with little or no leadership training)
  • L&D/ HR/ OD professionals

Format

  • Face-to-face
  • Blended
  • Virtual
  • Online (coming soon!)

Skills

  • Listening to learn
  • Inquiring for insight
  • Telling your truth
  • Expressing confidence

Processes

  • Goal setting conversations
  • Re-directing conversations
  • Praising conversations
  • Wrapping up conversations

Overview

Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Daring Leadership™ is an experiential retreat designed for leaders at every level. We explore topics such as vulnerability, courage and worthiness. Participants examine behaviors, thoughts and emotions in a way awakens choice and responsibility. Leaders gain clarity about authentic leadership and what it means to cultivate wholehearted engagement in the workplace.

Audience

  • Leaders
  • Project Leaders
  • HR/OD/L&D Professionals

Format

  • In Person
  • One on One

Skills

  • Compassion
  • Empathy
  • Mindfulness
  • Self Managing
  • Others’ Awareness

Processes

  • Connecting with Others
  • Processing Emotions
  • Navigating Vulnerability
  • Shame Resilience
  • Wholehearted Leadership

Overview

This course helps leaders gain self awareness while providing essential leadership skills and activities. Competencies include: Self leadership, effective interpersonal communication, partnering for performance and career development.

Audience

  • Business Owners
  • First Time-Managers

Format

  • Self-Paced

Skills

  • Goal Setting
  • Building Competence
  • Listening
  • Relating to Others
  • Providing Direction
  • Giving Support

Processes

  • Managing Performance
  • Building Relationships
  • Developing Others
  • Communicating Effectively

Overview

Energy, inspiration and passion are essential for every high achiever. Running low on these is a recipe for disaster – including burnout, apathy and boredom. Using a strengths-based approach helps us tap into our superpowers to sustain high levels of performance and contribution.

Activating strengths in our day-to-day work and life not only increases productivity, engagement, and overall performance, but also wellbeing and happiness.

Audience

  • Anyone

Format

  • In Person
  • Virtual

Skills

  • Identifying Strengths
  • Working with Blindspots
  • Self Awareness

Process

  • Partnering with Others
  • Managing Weaknesses

Overview

The Leaders Rising™ experience awakens people’s curiosity about emotions. The experience fosters emotional awareness, helps people understand how to articulate emotions and ways to work with emotion. Leaders explore ways in which emotions connect to thoughts, behaviors and outcomes.

Audience

  • Leaders
  • Project Leaders
  • HR/OD/L&D Professionals
  • Individual Contributors
  • Employees

Format

  • In Person
  • One on One

Skills

  • Emotional Awareness
  • Self Managing
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Giving Feedback

Processes

  • Handling Failures
  • Shame Resilience
  • Supporting Others

Overview

Ditch the Drama® provides the framework and tools to move through emotionally charged interactions and situations effectively. This learning experience brings together brain science, emotional intelligence (EQ), and behavioral science to equip leaders and employees with:

  • Insights about go-to conflict-handling styles
  • A process for self managing and supporting others
  • A framework for engaging in productive versus unproductive conflict

Audience

  • Individual contributors
  • First-time managers
  • Mid-level leaders
  • Executives
  • L&R/ HR/ OD professionals

Format

  • Face-to-face
  • Train-the-trainer

Skills

  • Managing emotions
  • Navigating others’ emotions
  • Taking personal responsibility
  • Conflict resolution

Practices

  • Practicing awareness
  • Getting clarity
  • Taking action
  • Assessing impact
Leadership Training

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