TRANSITION FROM VOCATION TO LEADER

THE MILLENNIAL LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE

CONFIDENCE

 

As someone who has to lead others, confidence is vital.
Confidence in yourself, and the confidence others have in you.
This you will get from embracing and applying solidly grounded leadership fundamentals.
A guiding model that centers, aligns and focuses you and your team in any scenario.

 

The psychodynamics of leading others is a complex environment.
The Blueprint takes all these complexities and distills it into one simplified interface
that is easy for you to use

 

More than 3000 touch-points
to manage each day

Condensed to
16 focus points

Balance & Alignment
of expectations

There are more than 3 000 key touch-points a leader must deal with on an ongoing basis.

The Blueprint reduces these to just 16 key points, that when in balance, will automatically manage the other 2 984 plus points.
(Mastering this resides within understanding the Blueprint model)

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As a leader,
a blueprint equips you with the foundational building blocks and approach to follow that will help you to efficiently, effectively and confidently lead others.

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A blueprint anchors you.
It will provide you with a solid grounding in any situation and allow you to focus on using your natural abilities without having to speculate on what the basics are

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Under pressure
it equips you with a solid reference framework and a checklist to ensure that you stay with the basics and help you avoid straying off the proven path

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It has repeatability;
a means to pay-it-forward and build a culture of leadership. A blueprint places in your hands the means to equip your team to take their leadership position. One of the key traits of a leader is raising up the leader in others, and when equipped with a blueprint, reproducing the basics that lead to success becomes easy.

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Here's a brief overview of the Blueprint for you

This is how we see it.

“Leadership is the ability to facilitate the alignment of
different and conflicting expectations, and moving them
toward a defined end-game (a common vision of something, a mission, objectives, goals)”

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But what are expectations, and how do you go about aligning them?

[Look at the 4 building blocks below]

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BASIC BUILDING BLOCKS OF ALIGNMENT

All vocational areas and skills have a set of basic building blocks or rules that they follow in order to be successful. When it comes to leadership, these basic building blocks, or blueprint, are not readily available.

At the core of expectation alignment is the cluster of 4 building blocks that are always in the mix

Each of these zones play a crucial role in the psychodynamic realm.
They are key in achieving and maintaining the alignment of everyone involved

 

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PSYCHE

This is the expectational realm, the place where five of the most powerful dimensions in our lives continually interact with one another. It is where we constantly search for the answer to “what’s in it for me”, and where we align with something or move away from it.

It is where our emotions, worldview, behaviors and the value we attach to everything exists. This is everyone’s headspace, where expectations get their life, and where alignment takes place or not.

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LOGIC

All those management theories, methods, and tools you know about, have studied, or are going to learn – this is where they find their true usage. In this domain you will find the essential components required to keep the Psyche domain balanced. It is here that you will find the formula to set things up for success from the outset; but it is also the place where you can determine what is causing the Psyche domain to be out of balance, or out of alignment.

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ETHOS

Everything can be used for good or evil. It all depends on this domain. You will either subscribe, or not, to the guiding beliefs or ideals of an individual or group. If your ethos does not align to that of the group, team, organization, company or anything else, then alignment will not take place. This is a space that is purely between you and yourself – but it is susceptible to manipulation by others.

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TRIBE

This is the team domain where alignment is essential. Here you manage expectations internal to the team and external. It is the space where we find our meaning in what we do and where we come together in the melting pot that is the domains of Psyche, Logic, and Ethos. This collective space has a direct bearing back on all three of the other building blocks. It is where you live and see the heartbeat, and where you will experience the harmony and balance, or the opposite. This is also where everyone needs to lead.

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BASICS

Every successful athlete, artist, performer, engineer, doctor knows the importance of the basics, and doing them right. It is no different for any leader. The basics give you your solid grounding and center you regardless of changing scenarios.

Management is only one small subset of the basics. Leadership has its own set of basics that you need to know about.

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BUILDING BLOCKS

Building blocks are the collection of the right ingredients or components required for success. The order they are used in and how they inter-relate are of equal importance.

When you come to understand what is in play within the leadership realm, and how all the key facets that are the building blocks interact and work together; then you will be properly equipped to begin your journey as a leader of others.

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PLAYBOOK

We are all unique with our own strengths and dominant characteristics that shape how we go about things. As a leader this applies to you. Every playbook, no matter how it is developed to suit the individual, is always anchored on the basics. However, each playbook needs to be shaped for the individual in order to extract the maximum efficiency, effectiveness and results.
Built on the basic building blocks, you will be able to develop your personal leadership playbook.

BEGIN YOUR TRANSITION

 

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60 minutes
to change your perspective on leadership

Contained within the first part of the Program is 60 minutes of information that will challenge your perspective on leadership. It will test the norm and prevailing conventions, and it will give you the building blocks to rapidly change how you lead and the results you get. It will also place in your hands a model that challenges and changes how you go about leading your own life.

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6 hours
that will change your ability to lead

It takes 6 hours to move you onto changing your ability to lead others. Within this time you will have in your hands a blueprint and a playbook to use that will make you a more confident and effective leader in almost any situation. You will immediately be able to apply this to your current scenarios and even be able to evaluate the health status of your current team and identify where to make a change that will shift you in the right direction.

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24 hours
to totally transform how you go about it

The full completion of the Leadership Blueprint Program should take an investment of 24 hours of your time. It will transform how you go about leading by building on the basic building blocks you have learned, and equipping you to the next level of leading others. It will also have equipped you to effectively begin with the Leadership Simulations that will keep you on top of your game.

What is Expectational Leadership

Consulting

One of our strengths is to help you evaluate the leadership culture of your organisation and make recommendation to how you can improve your leadership DNA and culture.

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Workshop facilitation

Whenever a new team is formed the process of forming, storming, norming and performing exists. An experienced Berkley facilitator will help you quickly align all players on your team.

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Simulation Programs

One of the things we have experienced is that once most people have completed a training course and returned to the frenetic busyness and pressure of the business day, under pressure they default to their old habits and fail to actively use their new skills.

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