Leadership Development- Setting the Course for a Successful Year
Leadership roles are defined as those that facilitate execution of a company’s strategy through building alignment, winning mindshare and growing the capabilities of others. Most CEOs and Executives have mastered some aspects of leadership in order to attain their position, but their skills alone may not be enough to take the entire organization to the next level. This is where Anthony Cole Training can help.
Managing versus Leading
Leaders often fall back on “getting things done” management activities like planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing and problem solving. But for your organization to attain greater results, it is likely in need of Leadership activities that are more focused on setting direction, creating a vision, and motivating and inspiring your people. Leadership Development for yourself or your executive team can help you identify and address the following issues:
- How can your organization develop more engaged and motivated employees?
- Does everyone in your organization have a clear vision of what success looks like and a plan to get there?
- Does your environment encourage both organizational and individual success?
Our Approach to Leadership Development
No two leaders are the same, so our approach to working with leaders is customized for the individual or team of executives. We often begin with a Leadership Evaluation to identify strengths and weaknesses that we can use to define aspects of our program. We also work closely with you to fully understand the key drivers for your business’ success and blend those drivers with your leadership evaluation diagnostics for a truly personal coaching plan that is prioritized around these 8 key areas:
- Effective communication to drive desired impact
- Conflict management
- Building and leading a high-performing team
- Courageous conversations
- Coaching and mentoring
- Building trust
- Leading change
- Influence and persuasion
While our program is personalized, it will often include an initial in-person kick off training day or virtual zoom-cast, followed by a series of focused Coaching Calls with the “Leader in Development” as well touchpoints with the Executive team. We typically wrap up the engagement with an in-person debrief and thorough, comprehensive action plan. Our approach will help you and your leaders understand how to identify, address, practice and activate those behaviors that will help improve personal effectiveness and elevate the organization’s results.
As a leader, if you believe that mastering important leadership skills for you or your staff will help your entire organization succeed… we should talk.