We believe that leadership is a lifelong learning process that impacts employee’s throughout their association with an organization. Our curriculum is based on “Bringing Insights to Life!” in the following areas:
Personal Virtues/Organizational Values
- Exploration and identification of one’s own personal values and virtues in the development of a personal leadership compass
- Development of a strategy for execution and practice of virtues in a corporate environment
- Exploration into the alignment of personal virtues and organizational values
- Discovery of Personal Leadership Styles
- Energy Management
- Defining individual growth opportunities around leadership development
- Defining corporate culture
- The “Unwritten” Rules of Success
- Discovering the intersection of one’s personal virtues and self leadership in the context of complex corporate environment’s
Skills for Success
- Competencies for Industry specific success
- Development of “leadership toolbox” that addresses organizations success measures and individual competency gaps
Coaching and Feedback
- Level III: Mentoring Program, Project Management, The Accountability Mindset
- Level IV: Triad Coaching Model, Power Pairs (where applicable), Team Accountability
- Level V: Triad Coaching Model, Power Pairs (where applicable), Executive Coaching, Organizational Accountability
Application and Integration
- CreativQuest will work with your organization in identifying a “real time” business challenge within your company for members of Insights University to practice and apply their leadership talent
- Leadership for Life: An interactive workshop based on the work of several thought leaders including Steven Covey, Jim Collins, and Robert Quinn. Program participants will learn how to identify and balance the many “hats” they wear as leaders, learn how to prioritize their commitments and “put first things first”, and to practice self-leadership for greater effectiveness and work/life balance.
- It Takes All Types: CreativQuest Consulting utilizes the MBTI, CAPS and the HBDI in creating self-awareness amongst program participants. Participants will enhance their personal and leadership effectiveness by learning about their own style of leadership and how this impacts all aspects of their leadership role. Also, it serves as a reminder that not all people are “wired” the same way.
- Communication: Part I: One Conversation at a Time: Communication is the core of all successful relationships and certainly a key component of effective leadership. This program challenges participants to develop their communication skills in the following areas: basic communication, authentic conversations and courageous conversations.
- Communication: Part II: Constructive Conflict: Healthy conflicts can take relationships to new levels of authenticity. This experience provides participants with the tools needed to effectively navigate conflicts.
- Decision Making Part I: Your Choice:This program introduces workshop participants to a number of decision making models. After learning about the process of making good decisions, participants will engage in a series of simulated decisions with small groups to sharpen their skills in this area.
- Decision Making Part II: The Ethics of Decision Making-In this session, participants will take what they learned in Session I and apply it to more complex and ethically based leadership situations through a series of case studies.
- “I’ll Do it Myself!”: Delegating work to team members is one of the most important and challenging tools for leaders. This interactive session explores balancing the tightrope of project control and effective delegation with your team.
- The ABC’s of Group Dynamics: This session provides participants with the “quick scan” tools needed to glean insight into a group. From identifying common roles individuals take on in groups to practicing strategies for dealing with “difficult people”, this session will enhance HiPo leader’s ability to manage groups more effectively.
- Profiles in Excellence: What can we learn from leaders of the past and present? By working in small groups and exploring the profiles of some of the most outstanding historical business and political leaders of our time, this session will provide participants new ways to define outstanding leadership.
- Public Speaking 101: The ability to present one’s thoughts and ideas in a public forum is a critical skill for all leaders. By providing the tools necessary to prepare a public presentation to hands on practice for program participants, this session will provide leaders an opportunity to strengthen their public speaking skills.
- Lateral Leadership: How does one influence individuals that they have no formal power over? This session will look at ways in which to engage and communicate with others in meaningful ways that create new lateral relationships of influence.
- Project Innovate: Project Innovate is an interactive program that engages individuals in the process of transforming organizations into cultures that foster creativity and innovation. Project Innovate seeks to impact cultural change simultaneously at individual, team, and organizational levels. The Project Innovate Workshop is experiential and is designed to unlock the creative energy that already exists at the individual, team, and organizational levels.
- Creating Cultural Shifts one Person at a Time: Often time’s leaders feel dis-empowered to make change in their organizations. This workshop which embraces the concepts of “The Tipping Point”, gives participants concrete examples of how attending to the “small stuff” can result in significant change in organizational culture.
- Leaving a Leadership Legacy: Succession Planning: Preparing organizations for a “changing of the guard” takes careful thought and preparation. From identifying potentially talented emerging leaders, to training individuals for a leadership transition, this workshop educates participants in important lessons of transformational leadership and succession planning.
- Leading through the Ages: Inter-generational dynamics can present new challenges to leaders. How can understanding the concept of leadership through the ages make supervising others less frustrating and more rewarding? This session will challenge participants to take a walk through the years to understand the intricacies of generational leadership styles.