Who should attend
Anyone who has responsibility for or aspires to align, motivate, and organize people and teams to get unstuck and transform the seemingly impossible into the possible. This program is ideal for seasoned individual contributors and those who are either leading a team or a business unit.
About the course
Did you know agile executives deliver 25% higher profit margins than their non-agile peers? Curiosity is not only about having an attitude of exploration and experimentation. It is also about being able to manage the anxiety, doubt, and discomfort when exploring new and navigating through uncertainty and complexity. This is the cornerstone of agile leadership. Join us to understand why curiosity matters for agile leadership, including healthy interpersonal dynamics and engagement, and innovative solutions.
This course offers you the unique opportunity to access evidenced-based frameworks and practices to consciously develop this essential attribute that you can no longer overlook and must instead understand, active, and harness. Highly interactive using polling, breakout discussions, and experiential exercises, this course will help you explore the what and how of activating curiosity as integral component of your leadership imperative.
Key Takeaways / Curriculum
In this interactive course, you will learn:
- What curiosity is and why it is the must-have meta-skill for agility in our accelerating digital and changing world
- Why values matter and the connection between your core values and your curiosity-led behaviors
- Curiosity-led frameworks that are practical and evidence-based and will enable you to activate and model the elemental components of agile leadership
- The role of anxiety in curiosity-led behaviors and how to build stress tolerance to remain agile
- How to identify and diffuse common curiosity blockers in yourself and in your team members to enable continuous innovation
Live, Online: This 2-day program will take place on Tuesday and Thursday, with 2 hours a day of live, synchronous modules that include small group breakout sessions and discussions, as well as experiential exercises. This course is highly interactive using polling, breakout discussions, and experiential exercises. This version allows for spontaneous questions and answers for immediate clarification, real-time coaching, and real-world practice.
Dr. Alison Horstmeyer is a former Fortune 500 business development executive who now bridges both corporate and academia focused on bringing an integrative biopsychosocial discipline and practice to professional development. Her research focuses on curiosity and associated mental, emotional, and ...
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