This leadership skills development workshop is designed to address the multi-level functioning of a leader. Today a leader is expected to achieve the task and deliver results as well as develop his team. A leader is a combination of a coach, mentor as well as a role model. The training for leadership will help the participants understand the process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and direct the organisation in a way that makes it more cohesive and coherent.
An effective leader has the capability to achieve the goals by accomplishing a given task, managing and developing a team and individuals. He/she also understands the needs of the team members and creates a balance to avoid any sort of conflict.
This leadership skills development workshop is inspired by John Adair’s ‘three circles’ diagram, which illustrates three core management responsibilities:
John Adair’s leadership task-team-individual model adapts extremely well (as above) for the demands of modern business management. When using it in your own environment think about the aspects of performance necessary for success in your own situation, and incorporate local relevant factors into the model to create your own interpretation. This leadership skills training will give you a very useful management framework.
This leadership skills development workshop aims at creating effective leaders who contribute to the growth of their team and in the process lead to the growth of an organisation. They would be able to overcome the challenges of leadership, namely, simultaneously focusing on achievement of tasks, building the team and developing individuals by assessing their attitude towards developing people in their team.
Leadership skills development workshop starts from the point of having a vision. As Joel Barker says, “Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes time. Vision with action can change the world.” Having a positive vision of the future is the most forceful motivator for change—for success—that companies, communities, nations and individuals possess.
This training workshop will take the participants in assessing themselves and moulding themselves into leaders who fit into all three parameters of John Adair’s Model. The leadership skills training workshop proceeds to develop in participants an understanding the functions of management. As a vital part of the management a leader has to play a pivotal role in Planning, Organising, Staffing, Directing / Delegating and Controlling. These managerial functions are overlapping in nature and each affects the performance of others.
Both a manager and a leader may know the business well. But the leader must know it better and in a different way. Effective leadership skills development workshop helps participants to continually ask questions, probing all levels of the organisation for information, testing their own perceptions, and rechecking the facts. They talk to their constituents. They want to know what is working and what is not. They keep an open mind for serendipity to bring them the knowledge they need to know what is true. An important source of information for this sort of leader is knowledge of the failures and mistakes that are being made in their organisation.
‘A good manager does things right. A leader does the right things.’
There is a profound difference between management and leadership skills, and both are important ‘To manage’ means ‘to bring about, to accomplish, to have charge of or responsibility for, to conduct.’ ‘Leading’ is ‘influencing, guiding in direction, course, action, opinion.’
The participants will also assess and direct their own behavioural orientation towards collaboration, competition, accommodation, avoidance and compromise for achieving long term win/win outcome. This leadership skills development workshop will help to comprehend how to support and develop others in a way that enhances their performance and releases their potential through specific inputs on coaching, motivation and feedback.