Develop your personal leadership style to inspire your team, motivate your department and transform your company
This is a dynamic, experiential course.
You will be involved in games and exercises, recreating and re-running real interpersonal situations.
Our aim is to develop each individual's leadership style so you can inspire and motivate your team, department and company.
It is a challenging, insightful and hugely rewarding two days.
Suitable for anyone taking on a leadership role or developing as a leader.
- Leadership Behaviours
- Beyond Traditional Stereotypes
- Individual Qualities and Strengths
- Powerful Communication
- Power of Changing What You Do
- Leading by Example
- Managing Group Dynamics
- Getting Committed to Projects
- Exploring Delegation
- Working with Difficult People
- Keep Things Moving Forward
- Empowering, Inspiring
- Becoming a Mentor
What Our Delegates Say:
"I found the course useful in so many ways, and it’s really changed the way I approach my work, it really was so inspirational to me. In fact, I’ve already recommended that one of my colleagues does the same course and he is now booked on for the new year!"
Jayne White - Projects & Development Manager - J&K Confectionery
"The course has been a great help over the last few weeks and I have now seen a decline in interruptions throughout the day. I came back from London really motivated. I just now need to learn how to deal with stressed out GP's!"
Emma James - Deputy Practice Manager - Riverside Health Centre
“If you haven’t had leadership training before and you need a starting place then this course is perfect. You come away feeling much more centred and confident in how you might go about putting tools into practice!”
Jitesh Mistry - Membership Management Executive - The IFT
We tailor all our courses to reflect the needs of the delegates on the day.
We will include many of the exercises listed below, and any additional material that the trainers feel is relevant.
Why Have You Come?
You will be asked to say what you are looking for from the course.
This is your opportunity to help your trainers shape the course to your specific needs.
- What is it?
- What qualities or skills do you need to be a leader?
- What kind of leader are you now?
- What kind of leader do you want to be?
- Where are the gaps?
- Acknowledgement of skills that each person has already
Discussion of the pros and cons of each and any examples of World leaders who exemplify each of these and the behaviours associated with each style:
Using John Adair’s concept of Action Centred Leadership we will look at the allocation of tasks
Who am I?
Working with the ‘Style’ sheets from the preparation work you will look at:
How you view yourself?
How you're viewed by others?
What are the similarities and anomalies?
A look at personal values, exploring how those values define us as a leader.
And how our behaviours as leaders are shaped by our values.
Speaking From the ‘Why’?
We'll use the Simon Sinek Ted Talk on How leaders inspire action.
You'll get to work on your own Golden Circle of What/How/Why.
Then you'll deliver it from the outside in and the inside out.
Here you will describe and work on a leadership initiative that is current for you.
You'll look at defining a clear vision of how you want it to be.
Then spend some time on the Who, What, Why, Where, When and How of it.
You will identify the first 3 steps required to begin the initiative.
And a plan to begin the initiative that evening.
We start with a recap of what has already been covered and set the focus for Day 2.
Time to process your thoughts on the Leadership Initiative.
And any other insights overnight?
Trust and Risk
This is an experiential exercise to explore your response to risk and how to develop trust.
Developing into a discussion on delegation and responsibility.
During the remainder of the day, you will be asked to bring forward individual situations where you need some help to move things on.
We will offer a selection of tools and techniques to address those situations, including:
- Conflict management
- Giving difficult messages
- Giving effective feedback
- Managing meetings
The following processes may be included depending on time and the wants of the delegates:
In this exercise, we will practice motivating others
Using your own motivators
Using the other persons
What is the difference in impact?
Making decisions is a vital part of leadership but one that often causes consternation.
We begin with a look at some of the things that can go wrong with decision making before introducing some practical decision-making tools.
In this exercise, we explore how different people react to change and how they can be helped back to a place of comfort.
This is a group exercise in dealing with obtuse or difficult people.
It demonstrates how hard it can be to get your point across in the face of other people either misunderstanding you or choosing to make it difficult for you.
The work here will include what you can do to avoid being hooked in.
Moving & Shaking
Everyone will be given feedback on their personal leadership qualities as seen by other members of the group.
What are you going to do differently to make something specific happen in your organisation?
You will be helped to develop a strategy for implementing your new Leadership skills.
Getting really specific and using your scenarios, looking at best and worst case outcomes, what support you'll need, backup plans, etc.
You will identify what will stop you putting this into practice and what support you need going forward.
We will give out Impact Factory documents to support the course.
Book this course
Freephone: 0808 1234 909
The Leadership Course team:
- Janet AddisonJanet employs her love of people and what makes them tick to support their development in a way that's fun, useful and truly unique
- Katherine GriceKatherine's skills and passions include Customer Service, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Personal Impact and Leadership
- Nick Clark WindoNick is passionate about the work we do. He specialises in Communication, Assertiveness, Presentation and Teambuilding.
- Sarah DawrantSarah has warmth, humour, a quick mind and unlimited passion to help people develop by stretching their comfort zones.
- Simon WestwoodSimon brings more than 15 years of global corporate experience to his role as a trainer – but that's only the beginning!
Attend this Leadership Course risk-free
We are so confident in our trainers and the quality of our Leadership Course that we guarantee it will make an impact.
If you attend this training and believe you have not benefited, let us know and we can arrange a refund or a free placement on a more suitable course.
Training Course Accreditation
To ensure that the courses you attend are of the highest quality, offering the best professional tuition possible,
all our Open Courses are evaluated and accredited.
This accredited course is suitable for corporate and public sector Continuing Professional Development Plans and Portfolios.