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Leadership Training – It’s a whole new world!
It’s not what it used to be, and you might enjoy it more than you think!
Many C-Suite executives and senior-level managers can arrogantly believe they are good leaders. After all, they have been in their positions for a long time, and the business is growing. All good, right?
Not so fast! If you were to poll most organizational employees anonymously, you might find surprising results regarding the “lack” of leadership skills demonstrated by most senior executives. From micro-managing to not setting clear expectations, directing without coaching, not holding people accountable for results or not calling out those who demonstrate unproductive behaviors causing a toxic environment—the list of frustrations is long!
Ironically, these same leaders complain that their talent bench still needs to be ready to assume more significant leadership roles and that they can’t scale their business to a higher level fast enough!
Is it surprising that we have talent retention challenges and strong pushback on a total return to office mandate?
The good news is that leadership training has undergone a massive transformation! And for private as well as family businesses, the opportunity for leapfrogging ahead, especially if you have lagged behind for years or decades, is now at your fingertips!
The Leadership Rigor Academy is changing the game, and progressive organizations are jumping on board—maybe it’s your turn to consider the benefits of this unique leadership training for your company.
Leadership is a Skilled Profession, and Choosing the RIGHT Training Approach Matters!
Like medicine, law, technology, or business, leadership has its own language. It incorporates models and tools that can be applied at a high level of competency with discipline and practice. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy process for becoming a leader. You must be willing to do the work and invest the time.
Leadership skills are behavioral and require time to build. Most great leaders will tell you they wish they had started learning about leadership skills earlier in their careers. Many of them have become passionate advocates for now, bringing structured leadership development into their organizations.
The leadership training you are exposed to in the Rigor Academy has engaging whiteboard animation, personal as well as social learning components and a structured process that exponentially increases its success rate! What is the most crucial difference between our leadership training and what is available elsewhere? Everyone is on the leadership journey—starting at the top of the house with the CEO and Executive team! This integrated approach ensures that the impact on the culture, as well as talent, takes hold!
Leadership Mindset Sets the Stage for Success!
Today, being a leader is about what you deliver regarding your tangible results and how you deliver them, which is your softer skills. These are your behaviors, your style and what we refer to as your impact. Your words and actions affect others, so remember, the what and the how are equally important!
The bottom line is that if you do not have the behavioral soft skills to lead, the roles you aspire to that previous generations of leaders just casually advanced into because they were “next in line” will not be available to you. The game has changed, and the skills required for leadership performance are more precise and are expected to be demonstrated at a higher level now. Today, more than experience in a role or technical skills are needed to lead—you need to be READY, and it all starts with having a leadership mindset. This includes being open to learning, making mistakes, being vulnerable and becoming consciously competent in soft behavioral master skills including communication and relationship building.
Talent Management and leadership development are at the top of the priority list for CEOs and their executive teams in most organizations today. And it is clearer than ever that you must be willing, able, and ready to demonstrate the capability, capacity, and composure to lead. This will only happen with investing time and energy in building your skills. The Leadership Rigor Academy is an accelerated way to help your enterprise get there. Our program starts with the fundamentals of creating your leadership mindset and then advances to building your leadership practice and voice. This forms the basis of learning to Lead Yourself, which is the precursor for advancing to leading teams and organizations. To have a meaningful effect, leadership training must be an integrated and progressive experience!
If you and your executive leadership team are ready to become better leaders and help others achieve their goals while helping your organization grow, you are just a click away. The Leadership Rigor program is an online leadership training program that will help you create your personalized leadership practice and build your unique toolbox of models, frameworks, and language. When everyone is on the same page working collaboratively together, you will see performance and productivity skyrocket!
The Leadership Rigor Virtual Academy is an immersive program that structures personal and social learning for Private Companies and Family Businesses interested in energizing their culture, accelerating talent bench readiness, and delivering future growth. For more information, visit The Leadership Rigor Academy today.