Know how to position yourself as a leader, whether a first-time supervisor or a CEO, with a process that sets you up for quick success. You can still use these tools if you’ve already started or have been there a while. This will help you gain the support and confidence of direct reports and impress those above you by demonstrating your ability to produce results.
Don't let that difficult conversation keep you awake at night. Learn a scripting technique for difficult conversations which will allow you to clearly communicate the issue, why it is of concern, propose a solution and inspire positive outcomes for a joint resolution. You will learn ways to diffuse anger in others and create safety in these conversations.
Understand where stress really comes from. It may not be what you think. You'll learn ways to uncover thinking that fuels your stress and how to squash it in its tracks. Learn which of the five stress drivers is yours and how to combat its negative effects. Examine irrational beliefs and distorted thinking that sneak into play. Learn when you've run up the ladder of perception only to find yourself upset or in conflict and how to get off the top of the ladder. Invest in your thinking and get the return of your life!
As a leader, you are no longer an individual contributor and your recognition comes from the results produced by your team of direct-reports. Results are critical for your success as well as for your team members. The key to success is in how you write your goals. You will learn how to write goals to drastically increase your rate of success as well as your ability to hold people accountable. We will also explore another important aspect of leading for results, which is creating a vision that others want to follow.
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