Leaders Persevere to the Finish (V1 Course 12 Overview)

Optimism…is often very helpful. A smile or laugh is contagious. Unfortunately, so is pessimism. While positive thinking can provide some good benefits, it is not the answer. Non-negative thinking is the better approach. It is about being clear minded about resources, obstacles and opportunities, not trying to  “positive think” them away, but not letting those […]

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Leaders Catalyze Change (V1 Course 11 Overview)

Being A Catalytic Leader…reinforces the critical element for leaders about having values and standing on them. Leading change efforts requires discipline, focus and not becoming  like the people or situation that needs changing. Change tests the character of a leader and whether they are really leading. It’s easy to bow to pressure if you do […]

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Leaders Strive for Continuous Improvement (V1 Course 10 Overview)

Leaders Think Strategically…provides the 5 key elements needed that help changes made today generate desired results tomorrow – Think Systemically, Ask “What If?”, Analyze and Synthesize, Focus / Prioritize, and Adapt. Leaders Recover from Mistakes…promotes vulnerability as strength not weakness. Leaders who find ways to prevent or minimize the 10 Flaws and 18 Common Mistakes […]

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Leaders Facilitate Team Results (Course 9 Overview)

Facilitation…is a skill that allows leaders to use listening and questions regularly. It works because it focuses on Process not Content. Leaders that facilitate encourage a structure where the team is providing the solutions, because the leader is facilitating their involvement with each other as well as developing consensus when needed. Facilitating Meetings…is the easiest […]

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Leaders Help Teams Resolve Conflict (V1 Course 8 Overview)

Understanding Conflict…helps people see that conflict is not necessarily bad. Conflict can help cause greater productivity and build teams rather than hurt them. That depends on how leaders teach conflict though. Conflict Styles…further develops a proper view of conflict by helping leaders identify which conflict styles are used, overused and underused. Each style is useful […]

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Leaders Encourage and Develop Teamwork (V1 Course 7 Overview)

4 Ingredients…will help a leader identify and create cohesive actions and results. Teams need to know who is doing what, where they are going, a structure that supports teamwork and coaching to keep them aligned toward  the results. Additionally, leaders can encourage teams best when they understand the stages teams typically move through.5 Team Stages…encourage the […]

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