Each of us has our own specific leadership style that we often use to accomplish work and achieve goals through others. However, one of the most effective ways to lead is to use a flexible leadership style, adjusting how we lead to the specific individual or group we are leading, and the specific situation.
Managing with Different Leadership Styles helps you lead more effectively by helping you analyze the specific individual or situational needs, and choose the best leadership approach to use to accomplish your goals.
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As a leader and manager of others, you probably recognize that there are some circumstances where you need to do a lot of hand holding and telling people exactly what to do. Maybe you are working with an inexperienced group or team that does not know how to get where you want them to go. Conversely, working with a very experienced, knowledgeable group of requires a different approach.
In Managing with Different Leadership Styles, you will develop an understanding of the key considerations that determine which leadership approach will be most effective to accomplish your goals. This engaging program combines facilitated hands-on learning opportunities with supplemental “Action Experience” activities to try after completion of the program. Specifically, individuals practice assessing situations, choosing and applying styles and debriefing outcomes. This pragmatic approach allows participants to experiment, build upon past learning, and apply flexible leadership concepts to specific situations and challenges.
Managing with Different Leadership Styles is designed for team leaders and executives in fast-paced, rapidly-changing work environments.
Improve your ability achieve results by flexing your leadership style to the individual and situation by:
In this dynamic 1-day program you will learn how to:
"Professional development is important to be an effective leader, and the Xavier Leadership Center provides a diverse learning environment that offers perspectives to a multitude of workplace situations. I would highly recommend to colleagues and friends to trust the Xavier Leadership Center with their professional development."
"XLC’s Managing with Different Leadership Styles program covers a wide variety of leadership styles that are effective in a spectrum of situations. Because of this program, I am aware that there is not just one style of effective leadership and I found the topics to be very relevant to different work environments."
— Boyce Swift, City of Hamilton
Michael has been a facilitator with the Xavier Leadership Center for many years. He specializes in helping people and businesses learn and develop together to set and meet organizational goals. Mike provides invigorating programs in leadership development, team effectiveness, and personal performance. His inspiring and dynamic facilitation style energizes clients to maintain enthusiasm and effectively apply their learning to meet the practical challenges they face every day.
In both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, Mike has directed Human and Systems Development efforts for small, large, and multinational companies. He has served as Director of Experiential Programs, and currently chairs the Experiential Training and Development Alliance, WEB Education Tools. For seven years Mike was the Director of Organizational Learning for Joy Outdoor Education Center, near Cincinnati, where he provided the leadership to initiate a full-service consulting operation, doubling base revenues and tripling the client base.
Mike earned his Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Psychology/Quality of Work Life from Bowling Green State University. His publications include articles in the "Book of Metaphors, II" for the Association of Experiential Education, and "Getting Teams on the Same Page." Mike has also produced the manuals Managing Conflict, Team Alignment Process®, Creating Shared Vision, Developing Strategic Plans, and Quality Team Processes and Leadership.