The Resilient Leader: 7 Skills to Boost Your Leadership Strengths

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About the course

In this session you will learn about 7 ways to grow your leadership abilities and foster resilience on the part of yourself and those you lead. You will receive a personal profile of your strengths and weaknesses across the 5 strengths that make an excellent and resilient leader - Integrity, Mentoring, Aligned Values, Results, & Connection to the job. We will evaluate your top leadership priorities and learn if the time allocated to each is a match. We will assess your self rating of your leadership abilities and determine whether you tend to overestimate those abilities. And then we ll delve into 5 concrete skills to boost each of the 5 strengths of resilient leadership. Participants will learn how to convey integrity to direct reports, about the Optimism Gap that exists between leaders and employees (and how to bridge it); and how to align personal values with the values of your organization for optimal performance on the part of both individuals and teams.

Topics covered

Nailing down the concept – what is resilience?

How resilient are you?

  • Understand your highs and lows on the 7 inner strengths of resilience

The 7 skills of resilience

  • Which of the 7 will help you most?

4 skills to beat adversity and stress

  • Skill 1 – locating emotion radar – how our thinking drives what we feel and what we do
  • Skill 2 – avoiding thinking traps – how to sidestep the 7 most common mistakes in our thinking
  • Skill 3 – navigating around problem icebergs – how to melt, steer around, or embrace the deep beliefs we have about ourselves and our world
  • Skill 4 – getting flexible with explanations – how to change our thinking for more effective problem solving

3 skills to capitalize on the positive

  • Skill 5 – harnessing resilient emotion radars – exploring the positive emotions we feel at work and how to get more of them
  • Skill 6 – tapping resilient icebergs – how to uncover and get motivated by our positive values about leadership and work
  • Skill 7 – getting connected – how to become more connected to your job and to find more meaning and satisfaction at work and at home

Your resilience action plan

  • Develop concrete steps to boost resilience moving forward

Experts

Andrew Shatte

Dr. Andrew Shatté is the founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy. He is a fellow with the Brookings Institution where he facilitates programs for high-level audiences from the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the IRS, NASA, the CIA, and all branches of the military. He served as ad...

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