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Dare to Lead will train leaders how to:

  • Understand the characteristics of a successful leader
  • Understand leadership styles and decision-making styles
  • Understand important legal issues
  • Lead through negativity and difficult situations
  • Communicate like a leader in all areas (speaking, writing and listening)
  • Create, motivate and empower teams
  • Provide effective performance management
  • Provide effective coaching

Communication, vision, creativity, motivation, performance management, coaching, inspiration and dealing with difficult situations are just a few of the topics covered in the Dare to Lead workshop. Powerful leaders impact the success of projects, teams and organizations. Providing leaders with the training to strengthen thinking, communication and management skills will positively impact your organization and employee performance. Transforming people into strong, confident leaders who are prepared to lead your organization’s future is what Dare to Lead is all about.

Who will benefit from this training

Those making the transition from “manager” to powerful leader

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    What is a leader and how to become an effective one

    • Identify characteristics of a successful leader and measure current strengths and limitations
    • Understand the differences between management skills and leadership competencies
    • Develop the core competencies needed for successful leadership
    • Gain the support of others using trust, credibility and ethical behavior

    Leadership styles

    • Understand leadership styles
    • How to lead with confidence
    • Recognize the obstacles that can shape leadership choices

    The leader’s approach to creative thinking and sound planning

    • How leaders reason and learn how to strengthen thinking
    • How to focus on long-term goals and objectives
    • Find practical solutions to avoid run-of-the-mill thinking habits
    • Trusting your leadership “gut” and using existing knowledge

    Creating and communicating a leadership vision

    • A leader’s vision for the organization and how to make it stronger
    • Compare your leadership vision against your company’s needs
    • Communicate visions with influence
    • Create a vibrant, lively and dynamic vision

    Communicate like a leader … speaking, writing and listening

    • Communicate like a leader
    • Use the communication tools that get results
    • Motivate and inspire with communication
    • Talk and write like a leader

    Decision-making skills for effective leaders

    • How to improve decision-making skills as a leader
    • Decide the best way to make choices, with whom, when and how
    • Use the best decision-making tools
    • Grade decision-making effectiveness

    Coaches and their teams: The vital connection

    • Rate your present coaching effectiveness
    • Improve coaching to improve teams
    • How to motivate and respond to teams

    How leaders create and empower their teams

    • Empower teams to perform at their best
    • Set up guidelines for when and how to delegate
    • Capitalize on team members’ talents and drive
    • Embrace change and make it work for your team
    • Handle the tough times that come in all coaching situations

    Proven strategies to motivate and inspire teams

    • Motivate teams in a way that matters
    • Match your motivation and inspiration to goals and objectives
    • Teach your team to thrive through self-motivation
    • Find new ways to move others to greater accomplishments

    Be a leader in performance management

    • Grade performance management practices and improve them
    • Use employees’ strengths and motivation to increase productivity
    • Identify substandard performance and its causes
    • Use criticism to support and grow rather than to demean and demoralize

    What every leader must know about personnel law

    • Know the legal issues of hiring, managing and terminating employees
    • Handle problem employees … and employees with problems
    • Be right when it comes to personnel records and the law
    • Raise productivity and improve morale by answering worker-safety issues

    Leading when faced with negativity, difficult behavior and problem employees

    • Know the most common performance problems and the best way to respond to each
    • Rate and correct bad performance and behavior
    • Set up a fair and effective discipline program based on employee responsibility
    • Terminate employees in a way that everyone can move forward quickly and without backlash