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Creative Leadership Training is proven to help organizations:

  • Lead, motivate and inspire teams to reach new heights and improve performance
  • Grow employees into credible, influential and creative leaders
  • Implement reward programs that keep employees motivated and inspired to reach their goals
  • Coach employees regularly and one-on-one to accelerate performance
  • Ignite passion in every employee by resolving issues related to poor morale
  • Address burnout, apathy and negativity with a new and productive attitude
  • Build strong, cohesive teams and empower them to innovate

To be a successful leader in today’s organizations, you have to do more than just “lead.” Leaders have to be creative, innovative and passionate in order to inspire teams to pull together, solve problems creatively and achieve amazing increases in productivity. We’ve assembled the training and techniques to inspire, challenge, reward, coach and ignite your employees to consistently outperform themselves, contribute in new and profitable ways and improve your company’s bottom line.

This one-day leadership training experience will give employees the skills necessary to establish work environments where inspiration, creativity and people flourish.

Who will benefit from this training

Directors
Supervisors
Managers
Team leaders
Anyone aspiring to fill important leadership roles




    SkillPath Training Information

    Corporate Strategies by SkillPath can bring the following topic to your company: Creative Leadership Training

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    TRAINING AGENDA

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    Identify personal leadership styles in order to better lead others

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    • What employees want and need to be creative
    • 3 qualities of a truly creative leader
    • Accountability—how to instill it and why team members need to feel it
    • The “innovation imperative” and how it affects the success of leaders
    • Raise expectations and motivate employees to meet them
    • Recognizing negative patterns of behavior and how to develop a positive attitude
    • Self-assessment: Identify the strengths you bring to your role and learn how to multiply their impact
    • How to recognize when “traditional” approaches to driving productivity are a waste of time
    • ”Leadership personality”: What’s hard-wired? What can be learned?
    • How to develop a more powerful leadership style and exemplify integrity
    • Why leaders who rule by fear never earn the respect, trust or loyalty of employees
    • What does it mean to be an “ethical” leader?

    Build strong, cohesive teams and empower them to innovate

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    • How to delegate work and responsibility to create opportunities for employees to grow
    • Building, motivating and shaping teams to work together
    • Managing different viewpoints and how to handle conflict
    • Bringing out unique talents among team members
    • The pivotal role team leaders play in shaping new ideas
    • For fun, shared activities that will positively impact collaboration and creativity

    Fundamentals of leadership communication

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    • How to facilitate the flow of communication to ensure employees feel heard
    • The powerful role language plays in helping leaders gain trust and support
    • How to stay in control of challenging communication situations
    • Evaluate how to effectively deliver messages with words, actions and silence
    • Why encouraging employees is good, but giving positive reinforcement is even better
    • 4 types of leadership communication styles
    • How to appear confident, comfortable and professional
    • 3 vital communication skills for making every employee feel valued
    • How to give criticism that builds people up
    • How to effectively improve performance using praise

    Coaching tools to accelerate individual performance

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    • 5 successful coaching techniques
    • Fostering employees’ responsibility for their decisions and actions is the best leadership tool
    • Liberating employees from the boundaries of their job descriptions
    • How to recognize and remove workplace barriers that get in the way of innovation
    • Motivation: A fresh, new look at an old—but still very important—performance tool
    • How to eliminate bad attitudes and can’t-do thinking
    • What character has to do with your leadership and employee performance
    • How to turn “your” into “our” to create a collective sense of responsibility
    • Set goals to ensure success
    • The stage at which many teams stop working together and start unraveling—how to intervene in time
    • What leaders need to know about the causes of poor morale

    Solve problems creatively and motivate employees to perform at their best

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    • ”There’s gotta be a better way!”—why and how to adopt this philosophy and make it work!
    • Keep change and stress from hampering creativity
    • How to unleash the “Einstein Factor” and start assessing problems in new way
    • How to use the tools of “creative flexibility” and embrace change
    • How to help employees learn from their mistakes
    • The importance of employees’ need for recognition
    • How leaders coax employees into embracing change
    • The “Seinfeld Effect”: How to use humor to broaden horizons and grow ideas
    • How creative leaders recognize each employee’s talents and shape jobs accordingly
    • Turning stress into creative tension
    • How to organize stress management into a personal action plan

    Create a work environment of creativity and exploration

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    • How leaders can protect employees from bureaucracy
    • How to inspire employees to be creative
    • The best environments for sparking new ideas
    • How to change a stifling workplace culture
    • How rewarding employees for their entrepreneurial spirit pays off
    • Leadership patterns that stifle new ideas
    • How leaders build confidence in employees
    • The importance of recognizing creative efforts
    • How to eliminate the negative consequences of taking risks