2536 - Preparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Take the Lead
This leadership training course is uniquely designed to help leaders-to-be get ready for their new challenges and responsibilities. You’ll discover the heart, soul and mind of true leadership. Through role-playing, self-assessment tests and other leadership training scenarios, you’ll explore leadership roles as strategist, change agent, coach, manager, communicator, mentor and team member. And you’ll learn how to develop your unique leadership style for maximum impact
- Position Yourself to Compete for Leadership Assignments
- Deploy Your Strengths and Maximize Your Potential
- Avoid Pitfalls and Overcome Obstacles
- Build Your Power, Prestige, and Political Savvy
- Survive Organizational Politics
- Create a Plan to Transform Yourself into a Leader
Any manager who needs leadership training to step into a leadership role or who is about to take on a new leadership assignment
Is There a Leader in You?
Describe the Qualities Senior Management Looks for in Candidates for Leadership Positions
Explain What Followers Expect from Leaders
Identify Your Major Strengths and Areas for Improvement as a Leader
Describe the Importance of Trust and Its Effects on Followers
Your Leadership Style
Identify the Four Leadership Styles
Assess Your Leadership Style
Develop the Most Effective Leadership Style for Your Position
What Do Leaders Talk About?
Identify and Use Effective Communication Patterns
Identify the Types of Subjects Leaders Discuss
Create a Vision, Set Direction, and Give Instructions That Are Understood and Followed
Explain the Benefits of Vision, Mission, and Values Statements That Are Thoroughly Implemented
Project the Image and Speak the Language of a Leader
What Is Your Leadership Image?
Project the Image of a Leader
How Can You Build Your Influence and Power?
Describe Ways That Leaders Can Build Their Power and Influence
Expand Your Power Network By Developing Key Relationships
Understand Precautions to Take in Exercising Power and Influence
How Should You Handle Organizational Politics?
Differentiate Between Good Politics and Bad Politics
Explain Why Leaders Must Understand and Participate in Organizational Politics
Describe How Leaders Develop and Advance Their Leadership Agenda
Explain Strategies for Getting Others to Support Your Agenda
Cope with and Survive the Agendas of Adversaries
How Can You Motivate People?
Explain the Things That Really Motivate People
List the Factors That Make People Act the Way They Do
Explain How to Handle Former Peers Who Resist Your Authority
Describe How to Handle Difficult People
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