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The Change Forum - Learning Solutions for Leadership & Change

Tel: 07-40687591

Mob: 0429-687 513


Scheduled public learning Events... and In-House on Request...

Learning to LEADLaying Foundations for Leadership


Contrary to popular belief, leaders are not born knowing innately how to lead – they learn how to...  Read more  

BRISBANE July 23-24... TOOWOOMBA Aug 25-26...


in your Region:

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Dealing with Difficult Discussions: How to convert destructive confrontation into constructive conversations...

BRISBANE   --   July 30-31

TOOWOOMBA  --  Aug 11-12

Leading with EI: 2-day Personal Mastery clinic for managers and other leaders

TOOWOOMBA  --  July 21-22

GOLD COAST  --   Aug 18-19

BRISBANE  --  Sept 10-11

Learning to Lead Change:  Tools and processes to effectively lead change.

BRISBANE -- Aug 27-28

Fundamental Facilitation: 2-day skills clinic on tools and practices to facilitate teams and groups...

BRISBANE   --   Sept 3-4

EI at Work: 1-day seminar on working with emotional intelligence for STAFF only...

BRISBANE   --   October 9


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EarlyBird DISCOUNTS...


~ usu. 21+ days in advance ~

2-Day Event/ 1-Day Event

$594 / $429 single

$1650 / $1188 group of 3

$528 / $396 Schools/NFP

FEE includes GST and...

 100+ page Self-Coaching

Toolkit supports ongoing learning back-at-work

 Course participation

Lunch & refreshments

Certificate of Completion

PAYMENT Due on Invoice

10+ days prior to event



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TEL:   07-4068 7591

MOB:  0429-687 591

FAX:  07-4068 7555



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2-Day fast-track Leadership skills Clinic 

for emerging, new and not-so-new leaders...

Learning to Lead: 8 key Roles real Leaders Play

Laying solid relational foundations for great leadership...

Managing vs. leading – what’s the difference? What do I need to know to really lead? What can I do to be a better leader?

Most of us know what leaders are supposed to do. They come up with strategies, co-ordinate resources, plan changes, schedule activities and keep an eye on how people perform. Fewer of us know how to really lead people. That involves a very different set of skills and roles: how to infuse enthusiasm, shape a shared vision, inspire commitment, mobilise energy, be coaches, culture-creators, meaning-makers, relationship-builders, facilitators, perspective-takers and change-makers. 

Using Senge's 5 Leadership Learning Disciplines and our 8 Roles of Real Leaders as a framework -- this practise-intensive coaching clinic paces you through essential leadership lessons that really make a difference.  The program clarifies critical roles, skills and capabilities you need to really lead and introduces you to an array of useful leadership concepts, frameworks and tools, plus a self-coaching model you can use to help you set personal goals and improvement plans.  It aims to help you:


Explore the qualities of leadership and 8 key Roles of Real Leaders


Use Senge’s 5 Learning Disciplines as a cogent leadership framework and a set of tools for leading


Gain insights into why personal mastery and self-awareness matter for great leadership


Build a leadership toolkit to help handle leadership responsibilities you need to tackle on your journey


Begin work on your own leadership challenges and prepare a personal leadership learning plan

Learning to LEAD: Foundations for Leadership

Discount places Still Available… Register Now…

Looking out for emerging leaders is an essential future investment. This 2-day coaching intensive is for new or aspiring leaders. It’s also for those managers who’ve been leading for some time and are good at their technical or operational roles but have never had the opportunity to explore what leadership really is or catch up on some of the basic leadership skills and tools they need…

Topics covered include:


Leadership and the 5 Learning Disciplines


Leading through Shared Vision and Values


Mental models – thinking leadership


Personal Mastery – a matter of mindfulness


Leaders as culture-creators – why it matters


Participative leadership – why it works better


The Conversational nature of leadership


Linking leadership to Emotional Intelligence


Self-management, self-responsibility, self-control


Systems Thinking – coping with complexity


Leading people through Change

What do people say about this beneficial clinic?

“Learning to Lead was very valuable – time well spent. It gave me a better appreciation of leading, provided good tools and many new skills and insights.”  David Kiehne, Queensland Health

"Our organisation decided to concentrate on developing our leaders of tomorrow and Bill's range of Learning to Lead courses was just what we’d been looking for. Feedback has been consistently great! Real changes can been seen in attitudes and behaviours.” Jo Lambden, Director Hervey Bay City Council

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Hope to see you some time in 2009!  Cheers…

Bill Cropper
The Change Forum

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