8 Roles Real Leaders
“'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.”
Kiehne, Queensland Health
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Learning to Lead --
What this Program is About...
Clever organisations realise that looking
after their emerging leaders is an essential investment in the future.
Leaders have an immense impact on the people around them and while many
people think that leadership talent is something you’ve either got or
not – research shows, in fact, that good leaders aren’t born knowing how
to lead – they learn how. Indeed, learning is central to being an
Most of us know what leaders
are supposed to do: they come up with strategies, co-ordinate resources,
plan actions and monitor performance. Fewer of us really know how
to lead: how to inspire commitment, mobilise energy and infuse
enthusiasm though shared vision, approachability, connectivity,
constructive conversation and dialogue.
You have to start somewhere on your
leadership learning journey – and that’s what
Learning to Lead: Laying Foundations for Leadership is
all about. Adapted from our more extended in-house
program, this 2-day fast-track clinic provides an opportunity for
new and emerging leaders to gain a practical understanding of the new
roles contemporary leaders play.
It isn’t about the basics like
coordinating, planning, monitoring and organising – leaders in today's
more collaborative, team-oriented environment need to be ‘energizers’, ‘mobilisers’,
‘meaning-makers’, ‘vision-setters’, ‘facilitators’ and ‘coaches’.
Great leaders didn’t develop these roles
overnight. Laying Foundations for Leadership introduces you to
the different, yet equally fundamental set of roles, principles and
frameworks leaders need to learn to build and sustain dynamic and
productive team cultures and a series of fundamental problem-solving,
team-building, facilitation and communication tools for successful
Ü For some insights into these roles, see
our Article on the
8 Roles Real Leaders Play.
|“A good experience – thought
provoking, with a focus on valuable tools to help improve the way
we manage. I liked your approach and the non-threatening
interactions. It was a very productive session for us all. Staff
are finding it very useful in their day to day work.”
Mike Charles, Queensland Health
Topics we will cover...
Learning to Lead: Laying Foundations for Leadership
provides new and
emerging leaders with:
A solid base to build
leadership skills guided by our dynamic model of the 8 Roles Real
Practical understanding of what
leadership is really about and the critical roles and capabilities
you need to lead with purpose, clarity and confidence
Insights into why leading starts
with YOU -- why personal mastery and self-awareness matter for
Become more attuned to
the conversational nature of leadership and how to connect better
See leadership in the context of
culture, coaching & change
Try out some useful tools to tackle
typical leadership challenges you’ll encounter in your role
Put together a personal learning
plan to sustain your leadership journey
Clinic right for me?
Whether you’re a new leader, aspiring to be, or a current
leader with more technical knowledge than leadership know-how – you can
benefit enormously from learning crucial concepts, versatile tools and
critical roles all evolving leaders need to develop to handle the
responsibilities of leading with mastery, mindfulness and maturity.
8 Download the
for more information and a course outline.
See our current Schedule of Public Programs for dates and locations of upcoming clinics near
or Enquire about an In-House clinic for your future
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