Leadership – what does that mean to you? While we may be able to list traits or characteristics that come to mind when we think of leadership, we believe there is a common thread associated with remarkable leadership – and that is outcomes.
Change and uncertainty are the reality of today’s marketplace. The challenges in today’s business environment seem never to have been greater. With such a rapidly changing business environment, how do you achieve consistent, successful outcomes? It takes someone who has the vision, skills, attitude, and determination to lead. Leaders who know who they are and where they are going will succeed. Today’s leaders move people and organizations through the maze of change to brightly defined outcomes. They are masters of change management.
A leader combines vision, passion, integrity, trust, and the curiosity of a dreamer with the practical building skills of an architect. Our Leadership Development process is a structured, open-ended, and pragmatic approach to leadership growth. This approach sharpens an individual’s awareness of the attitudes, skills, and qualities that are necessary for personal and organizational leadership – and gives each participant personalized tools to develop those traits.
Three Essential Elements
To truly inspire your organization or your team to reach new heights, there are certain things you must be, know, and do. Our process helps individuals find and refine leadership strategies that focus on the following three essential elements of leadership.
In order to create an environment of positive attitudes and possibility thinking, it is important for a leader to understand where and how attitudes are formed and how those attitudes can be developed.
Much of what a leader is involved in, and therefore accomplishes, involves other people. To be effective in this continuous challenge, it is important to learn, understand, and use interpersonal skills effectively.
Leadership, among other things, is the process of providing organizational direction and accomplishing necessary objectives. The goal accomplishment model provides the tools and process necessary to achieve more goals, more often, in order to maximize results and outcomes.
Critical Issues Covered Within this Process
- Leadership comes from within
- Authority and power
- Directing change and overcoming obstacles to change
- Behavior, conditioning, and motivation
- The value of mistakes and effective goal setting
- Obstacles to your success
- Planning, delegating, and managing with a purpose
- Communication and human relations
- Decision Making and problem solving