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Leading Through Transitions. Participant Workbook

  • ID: 1402706
  • Book
  • April 2010
  • 48 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

mastering the human side of change

Leaders are constantly challenged with the daunting task of managing ongoing change and transition. Not only do they need to cope with the structural side (creating a vision, reorganizing, and restructuring), but they are also on the front lines of the people part of change (grieving, letting go, building hope, and learning).

The Leading Through Transitions workshop and accompanying Participant Workbook provide you with the important information and tools needed to develop the key leadership skills that are so critical while facing unrelenting change.

As a participant in this dynamic one–day workshop, you will be introduced to the Authentic Leadership Paradox Wheel, and you will begin exploring the dynamic tension between six pairs of seemingly paradoxical leadership attributes:

  • Being tough while simultaneously expressing appropriate empathy

  • Catalyzing change while understanding transition

  • Expressing a sense of urgency while retaining the capacity for realistic patience

  • Being self–reliant yet trusting others

  • Radiating both optimism and realism

  • Capitalizing on strengths while fostering the capacity to go against the grain

Once you strike a balance with these behaviors, you can achieve authenticity and trust. The maintenance of trust is the core ingredient required to lead others through difficult times.

The Leading Through Transitions workshop is based on sound research, solid frameworks, and practical resources. It is designed to help you assess your individual and organizational patterns of leadership behavior. During the workshop, you will be given the tools to evaluate what′s working, what′s not working, and what′s missing. This grounded, real world learning experience will give you the confidence to meet the demands of both managing the business and leading your people.

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Workshop Objectives.

Effective and Ineffective Leadership Activity.

Introduction to Leading Through Transitions.

Essential Principles.

Back–Home Stories.

Authentic Leadership Paradox Wheel: Activity and Introduction.

Authentic Leadership Paradox Wheel.

Authentic Leadership Paradox Wheel: Self–Assessment.

Tips for Finding Balance on the Wheel.

Applying the Process: Development Planning and Letter Writing.

Follow–On Activities.

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Kerry Bunker
Michael Wakefield
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