This workshop is designed for those who wish to enhance their leadership skills towards having a better performance. It is applicable to everybody in the organisation. They will learn how to recognise and tailor their leadership approach accordingly. Often placed in a position of authority over their former peers, many need to know how to handle this new situation. Transformational Leadership gives the skills necessary to handle such situations with confidence.
This two day workshop consists of a series of learning experiences, each having a distinct objective, and each focusing on fundamental skills necessary for success as a leader.
The two major objectives of this workshop are: - To enable you to build an increased awareness of your behaviour, needs and values, and how they impact your ability to effectively lead and influence others. - To develop a personal plan for maximising your leadership effectiveness by moving up the 5 levels of leadership, - Assessing your current strengths and level of leadership, - Learning what transformational leadership behaviours would entail, - Identifying your areas of opportunity for improvement, - Completing the Leaders Action Plan to identify specific activities and behaviours which will result in increased leadership effectiveness.
Introduction to Transformational Leadership - Defining Transformational Leadership. - Leadership is influence: the leader’s ability to get other to do what you want them to do. - Getting things done through compliance versus commitment; impact on performance, productivity and quality. - Transformational Leadership in a fast changing environment.
The 5 Levels of Leadership - Principles of The Five Levels of Leadership: o Level 1 - Position: Exercising Rights o Level 2 - Permission: Building Connection and Relationship o Level 3 - Production: Managing for Results o Level 4 - People Development: mentoring and coaching o Level 5 - Personhood
- Moving from Level 1 Leadership to a higher level, - Behaviours associated with each level, - Assessing your Level of Leadership.
Managing Change and Defensiveness - Can you really change others? - Building the reasons for others to want to change, - Why the resistance to change? - Transformational leadership and managing change.
Building Trust and fostering Empathy - Trust - the foundation of influence, - Trust and leadership - understanding the relationship, - Three steps to building trust, - Ability for trust building - empathy projection.
Managing for High Performance - The building blocks for getting High Performance, - Why people don’t perform? - The ABC formulae for managing performance
Acquiring Flexibility - Interpersonal flexibility and effective leadership, - How to be flexible when dealing with different styles of colleagues, - How to build flexibility with others, - Flexibility and transformational leadership, - Cooperation and team building, - The need for each member to be flexible: open to change.
Application - Action plan for improved leadership skills with a real-life personal case Game plan.
Leadership Action Plan The Leadership Action Plan will enable the participant to generate a tailored “road map” on how to exercise the behaviours required to achieve transformational leadership that will produce better results.
This Leadership Action plan is a powerful tool for reinforcing the skills acquired during the workshop