Leading Productively

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  • accomplishing many more things
  • through guiding, coaching,
  • facilitating and integrating
  • the efforts, skills, abilities
  • and talents of other people.
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Sample List of Clients

General Motors

Kimberly-Clark

Gillette Stationery Div

Johnson & Johnson

CertainTeed

Gulfstream Aerospace

duPont

Kroger

Nestle

Duck Head Apparel

Bibb Manufacturing

Georgia-Pacific

Wrigley Gum

Bobb’s Candies

NutTree Plantation

Ringier America Printing

Ga Chiefs Assn Command College – 43 week-long programs since 1995

Georgia Public Safety Training Center – Executive Development Program-week- long program each year for 17 years

Leadership Development for Police Departments throughout Georgia: Athens, Gwinnett, Forest Park, Albany, Macon, LaGrange, Warner-Robins, Riverdale, Decatur, LaGrange,etc.

Leadership Development Programs for city, county and state governments and agencies throughout Georgia

Leadership Programs for Chambers of Commerce throughout Georgia (300+ over 20 years)

Novo Nordisk

Danesco

Coloplast

Ferrosan

Robins Air Force Base

Fort Benning

Fort Stewart

Southeastern Regional Credit Union School 1980 to present annually

Parks & Recreation Executive Development Program – annually for 25 years

Univ. of Georgia…

Art Dept, School of Environmental Design, Social Work Dept., College of Education, Philosophy, Anthropology, Business School

Georgia Insti of Tech.

Georgia State Univ

Emory University

Kennesaw Univ.

Ringling School of Art

Eastern Oklahoma State

Univ of Oklahoma

Northwood University – Alden B. Dow Creativity Conference 98, 99, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 07

CPSI 1978 to 2008

ACA – American Creativity Association 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 06, 07, 2008 (Singapore)

CREA – Creativity Europe Assn – Italy 2003, 04, 05

DIKI – Danish Initiative for Kreativity & Innovation 2001, 2003, 2005

Taiwan Creativity Assn

ACRE – African Creativity Conference 1998 to present annually

Creativity in the Classroom – South Africa 2004 & 2006, 2007, 2008

2 Japanese Creativity Organizations 2003

Korean Creativity – Daegu

Seoul Management University

World Knowledge Forum 2003 – Seoul, Korea

Austrian Creativity Assn 2003

Mind Camp 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Innovation Convergence 1997

New Zealand Professional Speakers Assn – Christchurch

Australian National Speakers Asson – Brisbane

Professional Speakers Assn in Paris 2001

National Speakers Assn – several conferences & workshops

NSA Chapter meetings: Georgia, Alabama, New Orleans

Sample Programs

Attila to Zorro – Leading Styles You Can Develop

NOAH HAD IT EASIER©

Leading Those Who Don’t Want to Be Led

LEADING THE UNLEADABLE, UNMANAGEABLE & UNBOSSIBLE©

“Everyone A Leader In The 21st Century”

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Leaders are born!

People can be taught to be Leaders!

Situations make Leaders!

Yes!, Maybe!, it Depends!

All 3 answers are correct in different situations at different times for different people and groups.

All of us can learn to develop ‘good to great’ leading skills and to understand a variety of Leading Styles to enhance our own natural style of leading.

All of the CP3 colleagues have been teaching leading/leadership skills and styles for many years through :

  1. keynote speeches,
  2. breakout sessions,
  3. workshops,
  4. training programs and
  5. college courses on Productive Leading
  6. coaching/counseling/mentoring

for supervisors to CEOs, Directors of agencies and owners of companies.

GENERAL GOALS AND CONTENT OF CP3 LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

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Leading – Coordinating

Leader – Manager – Boss – Coordinator

These are roles we all have to play when we are given the responsibility to accomplish work through people, individually, in pairs, in teams or as an entire group from the size of a group to an entire organization.

Leading Styles

Leading Traits & Skills

Leader Decision Making Techniques

Training All Others How to Lead

These are all areas of knowledge that we can learn more and more about in order to become MORE PRODUCTIVE LEADERS in our workplaces and organizations.

The following workshops can help you

1.  discover your leading style

2.  develop your leading style

3.  expand your leading style

4.  discover your current leading traits and skills

5.  develop the missing leading traits and skills you need now and in the future

6.  learn how to continually expand your leading traits and skills

7.  help you learn how to coach, counsel and train your staff to become leaders

Here are sample session titles, descriptions and topic:


New!!!

Attila to Zorro – Leading Styles You Can Develop

From A to Z there are different leading styles you can develop and choose from to use in your daily work and as you plan for all of 2007 and beyond. You will explore how to expand your present leading style to provide yourself a greater opportunity for success as a leader.

Leading through Learning, Others, Personal power, Inquiry, Stewardship, Winning, Authenticity, Service, Insight, Creativity, Knowledge, Faith, Compassion, Big Ideas, Meaning and many more.

To begin to learn about your current Leading Style go to

http://www.cre8ng.com/minddesign.shtml

NOAH HAD IT EASIER©

Leading Those Who Don’t Want to Be Led

Today’s workplaces consist of some of the greatest diversity of people in history.  The Great Generation, who survived the Depression and saved the world in WWII, War Babies, Boomer Generation, Generation X, Generation Y, Millenium Generation and the greatest influx of a single group of immigrants (legal and illegal).  All these bring great challenges to the workplace for supervisors, team leaders, managers, leaders need to deal with.  This program has been designed to provide tools and techniques for effectively leading, guiding, coaching, counseling highly diverse workplaces.

LEADING THE UNLEADABLE, UNMANAGEABLE & UNBOSSIBLE©

Taking individuals and turning them into a Productive Group to Organization

The most effective leaders truly know their people.  Yet scale or size of organizations can create many problems and make it difficult for leaders to get to know their people.  This session is designed to help leaders from team leaders to CEOs to learn to deal with the apparent “unleadable, unmanagable & umbossible” employees, teams and departments.  The primary focus of the session is upon learning many ways to get to know (Connect) with alll employees and to better understand ourselves.

Past Popular Programs

(presented as is or customized to suit clients’ needs and goals)

COORDINATING – LEADING SERIES

Coordinating Today’s Employees Leading

in Today’s Changing Workplace!

Today we need to do more than Boss, Manage or Lead Employees.

We need to learn to Coordinate their efforts and teach them to Manage themselves and Lead others.
The following 3 programs are designed to provide and

improve skills of Coordinating today’s employees

whether you are a Supervisor or an Executive.

1.

PROGRAM TITLE:

“Everyone A Leader In The 21st Century”

Topics Covered:

  • Daily Coordinating Skills and Styles
  • Human Beings Hate to be Managed Yet Will Follow Leaders They Believe In (At Least for a Little While)
  • If We Do Today What We Did Yesterday, We’ll Fail Tomorrow — Dealing with Change Today
  • Praising & Rewarding Today’s Employees to Yield Higher Results
  • Why Is It That Most Employees Do Not Know What They Are Supposed to Know or Need to Do?

2.

PROGRAM TITLE:

“Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Edison, Mother Theresa, Genghis Kahn, Which are You?”

Topics Covered:

  • Everyone has their own individual leading style.
  • Leading Styles that Work
  • Understanding the various styles of your people
  • Matching Your Style to each of your people
  • Adapt, Add to, Strengthen & Expand Your Style
  • Change, Creativity and Chaos, A Way of Life or a Curse
  • Even If It Ain’t Broke, To Succeed You Must Break It!
  • Creating Your Vision and Mission
  • Designing Your Goals, Objectives, Tactics and Strategies from one day to 5 years
  • Establishing Benchmarks and Targets to Surpass
  • Getting Everyone Involved in the Total Plan.

3.

DEVELOPING CRE8NG COMMUNITIES

THROUGHOUT YOUR WORKPLACE

Content Outline  (4 to 5 day program)

Overview Developing description

Program term description

RAB bio and backgroun

Everyone a Leader in the 21st

Leader with a little “l”

How would you describe leader manager boss

Organizational Structure Comparison

Leadership is an Art…Max de Pree

Lead Follow or Get Out of the Way Jim Lundy

The Welch Way by Jeffrey A. Krames

Mind of a Manager, Soul of a Leader Craig R. Hickman

Leadership When the Heat’s On Cox & Hoover

Collection of Leader Traits/Skills

12 most common traits

Developing a Leading Skill Training Program

Desired Traits of Leaders….study

How Leaders Make Decisions

MD Preferred Thinking Styles…think/lrn/comm/probsolv

How You Think/Learn/Solve Problems/Communicate

Meditative (M)

Intuitive (I)

Negotiative (N)

Directive (D)

12 cornerstones of Productive & Valuable Leading

Leadership Styles & Decision Making

Study & review questions

Is What I Think I Said What They….

How do you Communicate?

How we Communicate…6Ps of Powerful Communication

The Learning Pyramid

causes of mis-communication

communication modification tips

characteristics of MIND Design’s

Basic Communication Styles

ABCs of Communication

ABCs of Communication – worksheet

How to improve listenig skills

non-verbal communication

improving your listening skills – MIND Design

Study & review questions

How to improve listening skills-answer sheet

Conflict – a Tool or a Curse

Daily Conflict Example

Conflict Case Study

Kinds of Conlfict

Dealing with Conflict

Negotiation (Conflict) Styles exercise

Conflict Resolution Styles instrument – page 1

Conflict Resolution Styles instrument – page 2

Conflict Resolution Styles instrument – page 3

Conflict Resolution Styles instrument – scoring page

Tips for De-Escalating Conflict

What Conflict Means to Me – Based on the MIND Design

Conflict – division exercise plan

Reducing conflict requires

Study & review questions

Connecting “I May Love Humanity….”

Demographics of your department today

What motivates today’s employees

What do employees want?

value systems

value systems – definitions

NEW motivating people based on values & MD scores

NEW – Motivating Page with Maslow

Why People Don’t Do What They Are Suppose To!

Leading the Unleadable, Unmanageable & Unbossable

Groups or Teams

Do we only benefit from teams?

Teaming Styles Using MIND Designs

Characteristics of Successsful Teamwork

Decades exercise-understanding changing populations

Training for Impact grid

Training for Impact – sample plan

Study & review questions

SPREADng Creative Thinking Organization

Breaking Crayons Produces Creativity-back of title page

Paradigm 2010

The 7 Levels of Change by Rolf Smith

What is Creative?

Are You a Crayon Breaker?

Tombstones & Trophies

Enrichable & Expandable Skills

Forced Relationships – divergent tool

PCP – Pluses/Concerns/Potentials – convergent tool

Problem Solving Tools for Leaders

Team Building Exercise review and summary

Solving Logic Puzzles

Change…Stress, Resistance Changes

Inventions that have changed lives

Additional Materials

Lead more productively

Learn skills & styles of leading/managing/bossing successfully (from a few to many)

Creative Leading program descriptions ,  program outlines and descriptions

Creative Leadership audio presentation,  what does it take to be a creative leader

MIND Design questionnaire…Better Understand how to lead and team your people

workshop handouts review samples of my programs