Management and Leadership
360 Influential Leadership
Developing holistic leadership skills
Influential Leadership is about understanding the effect of a leader from a 360 standpoint. This helps address stakeholder management and understanding the dimensions of leadership to influence others better. This will help the development of a leader, not just in his management skills but in his awareness of his behaviours and beliefs that affect others. This will also enhance the communication skills of a leader to be more influential in collaborating with others. This will also aid a leader in motivating others for results.
Techniques that makes a more effective leader
This program dwells on the Emotional Intelligence of a Leader focusing on increasing Self-Awareness, Empathy, Self-Regulation, Social Skills and Self-Motivation. This is aligned with Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness although directed towards leadership and guiding people through increasing EQ as well and mindfulness.
Performance Management: Coaching and Mentoring
Effectively build up amazing leaders
This program requires 360 Influential Leadership. This equips with tools on coaching via mindset and communication. Coaching entails questioning and being a facilitator of change to help provide resources to a person through processing. A leader needs to know how to coach and show his team how to see the game plan and help equip them so that they can do the players themselves. The coach does not play for their people, a coach can guide and his team should trust his game plan. Coaching can be used to mediate and manage conflicts, motivate for results and mentor for results.
Handling Meetings and Feedback
Making the meeting minutes count
Meetings can be time-wasters. This module teaches how we can maximize meetings and facilitate better results. This also addresses how we can communicate in meetings to direct attention and actions towards meeting objectives for leaders who conduct meetings. This will also align leaders in giving and receiving feedback.
Strengths Based Leadership
Identify your strengths and build on them
TrainStation has Gallup Certified Strengths Finder Coaches who can teach leaders how to coach using Strengths. This requires an evaluation using strengths to identify the talents of individuals and being able to use this framework for people to function with their strengths. Strengths-based coaching is an approach that embraces the differences in people, explores the potential that diversity offers, and positions people so they use more of who they naturally are.
Moving different pieces towards a similar goal
This program facilitates the Strategic Planning of an organization beginning with its Vision, Mission and Values and broken down into its Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures. This simplifies and aligns the planning of leaders and managers through a workshop that facilitates a process for strategies of the organization.
LEGO Serious Play
Lessons from LEGO
Utilizing LEGO, this program may be used for aligning the brand strategy, values, mission and vision of the organization as outputs are aligned through metaphors and unconscious process discovered through creation.
Four Strategies for Real Results
The 4 keys to success
This program will help identify the strategies to identify the Destination of the organization through differentiating strategies and tactics, Direction by defining milestones and success indicators, Implementation to create tracks, establish accountability and monitor progress, and Motivation to help condition and incentivize your people to sustain the targets and goals of the organization.
Dealing, adapting and communicating constant change
Organizations go through change and sometimes, they are intermediate disturbances and at times, they may be huge changes that a company is going through and mindsets have to be primed in this change. Alignment of leadership is imperative because this mindset will affect how this is cascaded down to people who might resist change.
Leading Change: Disruption and Agility
Sailing with your crew through any storm
As leaders, we are at the helm of Disruption and this is healthy to provide a different way of seeing things and being proactive with the changing times. With change as an imperative to bring about creativity and opportunities for agility, we need to be agile ourselves and make sure that as we are brokers of disruption, our people are equipped as well to become more agile. Agility is the ability to respond quickly and understand faster as the business environment requires us to be on our toes. This stretches the way we think and act as leaders as we lead the change in an ever-evolving world.
Methods to effectively deal with any crisis thrown at you
When an organization goes through a crisis, a disaster, a traumatic situation that hurts the entire company, people need to be debriefed and a process for getting back on their feet and rising is needed to aid in the psycho-social effects of the crisis. This program equips people with resilience and aiding people in communication during the crisis. Whether the communication is done towards external stakeholders or internally, being able to come up with an inspiring story to take them through a crisis can help build the organization to rise strongly.
Diversity and Inclusion
Making sure that everybody is on board
Diversity is evident in every organization. This includes gender, culture, age among others. This program aims to help in creating a culture of respect, trust, understanding, and congruence no matter what labels each individual represents. This aligns collaborative work among cross-cultural functions and having mindfulness of differences to be able to understand different kinds of people and also acknowledging beyond identity which is sharing respect and humanity of each individual.
Seeing people as people
Sexual Orientation and Gender identity/Expression is a program that allows people to be more aware of how we can be more mindful and respectful towards different kinds of individuals belonging to the LGBT community. This talks about how we can alleviate bullying and other insensitive practices that we do towards different people. Whether we are givers or recipients of hurt, we create a culture of intolerance and this will open our eyes to understanding and compassion.
NEUROSCIENCE FOR LEADERSHIP
Applying the science to move forward
These programs provide the understanding and tools for Applied Neuroscience for topics including Diversity, Understanding Others, Expectations, Leading Teams, Self-Management and Motivation.
Focusing, developing and capitalizing on the strengths of each individual
- Finding Your Strengths include the Top 5 Evaluation and an introduction of the 34 Talents of different individuals.
- A strengths-Based Team is about working with other people and their strengths.
- Coaching for Strengths is for leaders and how they can help their people maximize their strengths.
- Level 2 Coaching for Strengths is deeper and more advanced coaching for Strengths.
- For a team to create sustained growth and success, its members must continuously invest in each other’s strengths while building better relationships within the group. The concept of Strengths-based teams is an approach that embraces the differences in people, explores the potential that diversity offers, and positions people so they use more of who they naturally are. This recognizes each person’s natural strengths and abilities that can be maximized in the organization and seeing how each one can use their strengths better to create a well-rounded organization. This program is based on Gallup Strengths Finder methodologies.
- All of these programs are based on Gallup materials.