To be an effective leader today requires the ability to remain focused, get creative, and navigate quickly while developing relationships and building trust. Our evidence-based development framework builds agile, authentic, strategic leaders who leverage their personal leadership identity to inspire performance and create positive impact.
Step into your best leadership and take your team, culture, and business to the next level through this energizing and transformational learning journey.
This 8-week academy offers fast and fun application with high levels of interaction on today's most relevant leadership skills, the chance to develop meaningful relationships with peers, the ability to network with community leaders, and personalized growth with 1:1 coaching and mentoring. And did we mention FUN?!
Committing to a purpose-driven, values-based leadership philosophy with a hunger for continuous learning, self-awareness, and individual performance planning via feedback, study and analysis.
Inspiring others to positive action by fostering psychological safety through effective communication and development of team culture; Building relationships of trust, respect, and the consideration for the needs of others.
Acting as a change agent by initiating and supporting strategic change, managing reactions through the change curve and helping others adapt to flourish beyond change.
Adopting a proactive attitude, owning decisions to be made and taking charge of what may result from them; Engaging in creative problem-solving and and supporting the need to continually improve by encouraging others to generate new approaches.
Approaching planning, decision making, and implementation from an enterprise perspective while understanding internal and external relationships impact the organization; Acquiring in-depth knowledge to be at the cutting edge of business practices.
Builds alliances through collaboration across boundaries for strategic relationships that achieve common goals; Political savvy to identify internal/external factors that impact the work of people and the organization.
Having a mindset focused on pursuit brings great focus and fulfillment to one’s personal and professional life. What are you in pursuit of? What is your life's passion? Equally important: What is your ‘Why?’ These foundation elements help leaders develop a personal leadership philosophy that build character and solidifies a strength-based leadership style that delivers high-trust and builds a cohesive team culture.
[Activity: My Why Discovery Assessment, Personal Leadership Philosophy]
Impactful leaders are willing to put the needs of others before their own. Where outmoded bosses are power-focused, the servant leader is human-centric, people focused, and truly understand how to work at the intersection of human needs and business needs to deliver results and make a positive impact.
Simply put, if serving is beneath you, then leadership is beyond you.
[Activity: Peer Coach and Leadership Mentor]
Company leaders have long struggled with how to help their people have conversations that are consistently open, honest, meaningful, and productive. When we understand the ‘science’ behind human communication, we are prepared to energize a dialogue that shifts the tone of an organization to activate high levels of psychological safety where teamwork, culture, and performance flourish.
[Activity: Predictive Index Assessment, Engage in Mentor Session #1]
The most important thing a leader can do each day is to help team members experience progress at meaningful work. To do so, leaders must understand what drives each person, provide deliberate and timely feedback, and help each person learn and grow on an ongoing basis. Adopt a coach-like approach helps employees learn and constantly adapt to changing environments in ways that unleash fresh thinking and a commitment to quality outcomes.
[Activity: Are You Coach-Like Inventory, Leadership Lab @ Coaching High Performance]
Leadership requires “radical self-care" to combat the rigors of the role. As a leader, your personal level of well-being is foundational to your leadership capabilities; your physical and mental energy drive every action or reaction. As a role model, leaders must understand and openly discuss mental health to support the needs of their people and influence a positive shift for a culture of well-being and peak performance.
[Activity: Well-Being Assessment, Guest Speaker @ The Power of Breath, Workout of the Week]
It’s critical to develop skills that successfully navigate today's fast-paced and sometimes disruptive business environment. At the same time, innovative leaders are not satisfied with “business as usual” and look for ways to disrupt ~ to be flexible and nimble, to foster creativity , and to continuously improve processes and products that stay ahead of the curve. The question is not, “Will you innovate?” but rather, “Are you innovating?”
[Activity: Leader Lab @ Agility, Resilience Factor Evaluation, Mentor Session #2]
The most successful leaders aren't just hiring more diverse talent, they're bringing multiple, diverse perspectives to the table and creating environments where everyone feels empowered to influence decision-making. Creating pathways for all employees to learn new skills, make connections, and feel a strong sense of belonging ~ not only enhance the workplace experience, but also the business bottom line.
[Activity: Expert Interview, Mindset Mapping, VOI vs ROI Debate]
A clear and compelling vision provides a sense of purpose and direction for both business and people. A well constructed vision guides people in their everyday culture building and decision making. The process of establishing a clear and compelling vision is an essential skill of leadership, and the ability to design that vision into a targeted strategy that motivates a team into execution is equally essential. Let’s align teams and energize people into action!
[Activity: Vision-Strategy-Culture Canvas, Coaching Session]
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