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Leading With Impact – Leveraging Your Leadership

Dec 9—10, 2019
2 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 2650 ≈USD 1998
CAD 1325 per day
Jun 22—23, 2020
2 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 2650 ≈USD 1998
CAD 1325 per day
Dec 7—8, 2020
2 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 2650 ≈USD 1998
CAD 1325 per day

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Description

Surveys of top executives have confirmed that leadership skills are considered the most important factor in a manager’s career progress – rated above intelligence, knowledge or job skills.

Leveraging Your Leadership is a top-rated program for professional executives who are serious about achieving peak performance in their role as leader, communicator and change agent.

What You Will Learn

  • Enhance your knowledge of major personal and professional leadership strategies
  • Design your own personalized leadership model
  • Explore 10 major leverage points in leadership
  • Learn what has changed in leadership and how strong leaders adapt
  • Arm yourself with new ways to think on your feet and prepare for crucial meetings, whether it’s with three people or three hundred
  • Understand the conditions under which all your team can perform independently and effectively toward a common objective
  • Use new tools to speed up decision making and problem solving
  • Identify your leadership strengths and development opportunities
  • Become aware of the interplay between organization culture and your leadership styles
  • Learn how to become a change agent who encourages innovation

Pre-Work Leadership Package

Your learning begins as soon as you register:

  • Receive a leader impact 360º assessment tool
  • Complete four leadership strategy exercises
  • Plus our Leveraging Your Leadership take-home resource binder

Content

Leadership in the 21st Century

  • Dealing with disruption and a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex & ambiguous) environment

Characteristics of Effective Leadership

  • Why Leadership Is Not Management
  • Key leadership competencies
  • Six leadership styles based on “emotional intelligence” and when to use them

Developing Leadership Capacity

  • Create your own “Leadership brand statement” to identify your unique leadership style
  • Develop ways to enhance individual and team performance in the workplace
  • Develop trust as a leader and tips on building interpersonal relationships
  • Developing your leadership philosophy
  • Create a culture of high performance and achievement

Effective Leadership Communication

  • Shift from traditional, corporate communication to organizational conversations
  • Practice “team tools” for collaboration and enhanced communication

Receive a Leadership Impact™ 360º Assessment

  • Become aware of your own leadership strategies and how this affects the performance of others
  • Enhance your personal and organizational effectiveness

Making Improvements in Your Leadership; 10 Leveraging Strategies and Their Dual Concepts:

  • Envisioning (defining vs. delimiting)
  • Role modelling (exemplifying vs. circumscribing)
  • Mentoring (active vs. passive)
  • Stimulating thinking (lateral vs. vertical)
  • Referring (positive vs. negative)
  • Monitoring (by excellence vs. by exception)
  • Providing feedback (positive vs. negative)
  • Reinforcing (rewarding vs. punishing) Influencing (reciprocal vs. unilateral)
  • Creating a setting (facilitating vs. constraining)
  • Deliver team presentations and examine how to apply the strategies when back on the job

Creating a Culture of Achievement

  • The role of a leader in developing culture
  • Understanding the differences between employee satisfaction, engagement and culture

Leading Change Effectively

  • The role of change management vs change leadership
  • Top 10 challenges to implementing organizational change Managing polarities
  • Application of change leadership to workplace situation

Who should attend

This is an outstanding program for any business director, senior manager, or those about to take on a more senior role in their organization and want to get greater workplace performance and grow their people. In particular the program will benefit:

  • Directors and vice-presidents who want to lead by example
  • Experienced managers who are preparing for senior management positions
  • Project team leaders who strive to maximize group unity and performance levels
  • General managers who are in charge of a growing business unit
  • Human resources and training managers who need to instill stronger leadership principles
  • Business unit managers who require a formal understanding of leadership dynamics

Experts

Biography Michelle brings more than 25 years of proven and successful leadership, coaching, training and consulting experience, including work with three of Canada’s Top-50 employers, a Financial Post Top-100 organization and a Greater Toronto 2011 and 2013 Top-50 Employer. Michelle is an organi...

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Dec 9—10, 2019
2 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 2650 ≈USD 1998
CAD 1325 per day
Jun 22—23, 2020
2 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 2650 ≈USD 1998
CAD 1325 per day
Dec 7—8, 2020
2 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 2650 ≈USD 1998
CAD 1325 per day

How it works

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