121 Leadership Excellence Sessions

  • 121 introduction session with leader
  • “Tell Your Story”
  • Confidential interviews for feedback
    • Peers, managers, staff
  • Leadership awareness session
    • Self diagnostics
    • Interview feedback
    • Leadership simulation session(s)
  • Observe and reflect
  • 100 day leadership roadmap development
  • Leadership Team renewal
  • Reflection session(s)

The Shifting Nature of Leadership

  • Telling, selling, inclusion and co-creation
  • Capabilities to create context
    • Articulate, Expert, Authentic, Empathetic
  • Capabilities to manage participation
    • Coaching through change
    • Negotiation
    • Discernment
    • Sharing power
    • Balancing pace and pressure
    • Facilitation
  • Ensuring spectators become committed employees
  • Storytelling. vulnerability and other enables of authentic leadership

Change Management

Change management workshop design

Introduction to, managing or leading change sessions often need to be custom designed to ensure success.  Organisations may be new to understanding change and it’s impact or they may be undergoing major strategic or cultural change or perhaps there are critical change projects needed for specific business challenges.  Content and timings are designed to suite.

  • Change curves and icebergs!
  • What is change management?
  • The link between individual and organisational change
  • Who needs to be involved in managing change?
  • How should change be managed?
  • How to lead through change
  • Resistance and resistance management
  • Sustaining the change

Change

Workshops for teams

Introduction to Team Working

  • What is a team?
  • Advantages of having a team?
  • Stages of team development
  • Belbin introduction and team assessment
  • Who prefers which role?
  • What are the team strengths and weaknesses?
  • What’s the impact – what can you do?

New Team Kick off Meeting

  • Who are we?
  • Tuckman: stages of team development
  • Beckhard: team effectiveness
    • clarify team purpose, aims or goals
    • define team roles
    • build relationships
    • establish ways of work together
  • New team leader assimilation
  • Team purpose
    • team meetings, norms and charter

Remote working and virtual teams

  • Introduction to remote teams
  • Challenges for remote teams
  • Tips for remote teams
    • Communication
    • Virtual meeting optimisation
    • Listening
    • Delegating responsibilities
    • Measuring performance
    • Decision making
    • Conflict resolution

Resolving Conflicts

  • What is conflict?
  • Skills for conflict resolution
  • Why does conflict happen?
  • Types of conflict
  • Sources of conflict
  • Conflict styles
  • Approaches to resolution

Decision Making

  • Factors affecting decision making
  • Decision making methods
  • Decision making models
  • Case study

How to Influence People

  • The ultimate strategy
    • positive attitude
    • think long term
    • think win/win
  • How to get anyone to do anything?
  • How to have the highest effect on anyone
  • Influence Principles
  • How to give feedback?
  • How to balance world view?
  • How to encourage?
  • How to say no?
  • How to request?

Decision Making

  • What is a decision?
  • Factors affecting decision making
  • How do you frame the decision?
  • Live case study (current state)
  • Decision making methods
    • consensus, majority rule, minority rule
    • authority rule and informal methods
  • RACI and its link to a hierarchy of decision making
  • Decision making models
    • Kepnor Tregoe, 6 Hats, SWOT, PEST
    • Carnegie and Porters 5 Forces
  • Live case study work (future state)

Idea Generation

  • Expanding your thinking
  • What is Idea Generation?
  • Brainstorming methods
  • Using SCAMPER
  • Idea generation exercise

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Employee Engagement

  • What do we mean by engagement?
  • 3 dimensions of engagement
  • Employee engagement is not…..
  • What will you see when employees are engaged?
  • What do engaged employees do?
  • What are the benefits and business case for engagement?
  • What does it mean for your organisation?
  • What would it look like for you?
  • How can you use what you already know?
  • How can managers and leaders help?
  • Employee engagement planning session

Delegation

  • What is delegation?
  • Benefits of delegation
  • Barriers, objections and obstacles to delegation
  • Knowing when/who to delegate
  • Consequences of poor delegation – early warning signs
  • 6 levels of delegation
  • Delegation styles
  • Steps in Delegations (IDEALS)
  • Delegation Tools
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