Each day brings opportunities for you to demonstrate your leadership abilities. Are you willing and prepared to step up to that challenge?
You possess unlimited leadership potential. Your potential becomes reality when you do three things:
- Develop the skills leaders need to succeed.
- Discipline yourself to consistently use what you know.
- Discover the courage to act when no one else will.
A Fresh Approach to Leadership Development
The Leadership Expedition (LE) is a facilitated learning experience for supervisors and managers. The program contains 50 skill sessions grouped into nine series. This catalog provides a brief description of each series and session.
Each session reinforces and enhances what you may have already learned through a book, video, traditional supervisory workshop, or trial and error.
If you’ve been to one too many management trainings that didn’t hit the mark, you’ll find LE sessions to be something refreshingly different. Here are three reasons they are effective.
You’ve probably been to workshops in which the trainer says, “Today’s session will be a success if you walk away with just one thing that’s useful to you.” Then the instructor throws a lot of spaghetti against the wall, and it’s your job to see if anything sticks.
The problem with this approach is that while there may be some useful nuggets in the mix, you have to sit through parts you don’t care about. That wastes your time.
With a Leadership Expedition session, the skill is spelled out in the title. There’s no wondering about what will be covered. You will know in advance, and can decide if it’s worth your time to attend.
You don’t want to sit passively and be spoon fed a slide deck. You want to play an active role in the learning process.
LE session content is built collaboratively through each person’s participation. You ask questions, share opinions, practice, and offer feedback. The facilitator provides a few key ideas or techniques, but these sessions are designed for people who are willing to engage.
When you’ve completed a session, you are ready to use what you’ve learned. With practice, your skills and competence continue to grow. And with competence comes the kind of confident leadership that others recognize and ultimately want to follow.
While development is important, it’s rarely considered urgent. You’re busy. Like most people, when faced with one emergency after another, your development gets put on the back burner.
That’s why LE sessions are only 50 minutes. The goal is to get you in, begin to build competence for one key skill, and then send you back to work ready to put that skill to use. As a bonus, you’ll have 10 minutes to get to your next meeting.
9 Series and 50 Sessions
Pick the sessions that are right for you. Mix and match. The goal is to build just the right skills needed by your leaders.
- The Team Builder Series
- The Coaching Series
- The Effective Communicator Series
- The Meeting Leadership Series
- The Facilitation Skills Series
- The Work It Out Series
- The Change Series
- The Time Management Series
- The Personal Effectiveness Series