The Leadership Challenge Workshop is based on the study of Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. It is researched-based and proven method to increase leadership effectiveness.
Jef Menguin’s two-day fresh, energizing, and highly interactive take on the Five Leadership Challenges will inspire, enable, and equip leaders in your organization.
In this two-day masterclass, you will learn how take on and apply the five practices of exemplary leadership in a variety of situations. Jef Menguin uses practical hands-on exercises to help you use the Leadership Challenge principles to build your personal leadership plan and to become a more effective positive leader.
You can expect an high-impact learning experience. The program has content-rich games, group discussions, workbook exercises, and team problem solving.
You’ll be able to take inventory of leadership practices and chart your leadership skills improvement.
This workshop is facilitated by Jef Menguin who has trained thousands of leaders in the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, and Taiwan. He is a highly skilled facilitator and learning experience designer. The principles you will learn have universal application but will be aligned to the dynamics and needs of your organization.
Why Leaders Must Participate
- Discover the practices which high-impact leaders use to get extraordinary things done in organizations.
- Understand the essential qualities that people look for and admire in leaders and their implications for your own practices.
- Articulate the leadership aspirations or values which you believe should guide the actions of the group you lead.
- Apply at least one useful leadership technique for each of The Five Practices.
- Make commitments on what we will each do as leaders to contribute to getting extraordinary things done in our organizations.
The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership Model
Model the Way
Leaders establish principles concerning the way people (constituents, peers, colleagues, and customers alike) should be treated and the way goals should be pursued. They create standards of excellence and then set an example for others to follow. Because the prospect of complex change can overwhelm people and stifle action, they set interim goals so that people can achieve small wins as they work toward larger objectives. They unravel bureaucracy when it impedes action; they put up signposts when people are unsure of where to go or how to get there; and they create opportunities for victory.
Inspire a Shared Vision
Leaders passionately believe that they can make a difference. They envision the future, creating an ideal and unique image of what the organization can become. Through their magnetism and quiet persuasion, leaders enlist others in their dreams. They breathe life into their visions and get people to see exciting possibilities for the future.
Challenge the Process
Leaders search for opportunities to change the status quo. They look for innovative ways to improve the organization. In doing so, they experiment and take risks. And because leaders know that risk taking involves mistakes and failures, they accept the inevitable disappointments as learning opportunities.
Enable Others to Act
Leaders foster collaboration and build spirited teams. They actively involve others. Leaders understand that mutual respect is what sustains extraordinary efforts; they strive to create an atmosphere of trust and human dignity. They strengthen others, making each person feel capable and powerful.
Encourage the Heart
Accomplishing extraordinary things in organizations is hard work. To keep hope and determination alive, leaders recognize contributions that individuals make. In every winning team, the members need to share in the rewards of their efforts, so leaders celebrate accomplishments. They make people feel like heroes.