Leadership coaching and leadership development initiatives need to start with trust and rapport. There are any number of changes that may be required for effective leadership to take place, and it's the coach's job to recognize and guide you through the process. This takes willingness, but it's the trust we build that will transform you into an effective and influential leader.
Each leadership development program is tailored to each leader's specific personality and the target areas where you want to improve performance. Connie Dieken has developed a proven methodology to identifying leadership strengths and blindspots, empowering you to grow your abilities faster and more effectively.
When you are looking to affect organizational change of any kind, the main skill you'll need is influence. When you are looking to improve buy in and sell anything, even an idea; you need influence. Nothing will help your leadership more.
Connie's clients don't persuade people to act, they're inspired to act. Evaluate the key traits of the most successful leaders in the world, you'll see they know the secret Connie will deliver: to influence the best from people around you.
Learn the effective leadership skills needed to succeed and to stay on top.
Every engagement is customized to your specific style and abilities. We'll bring out and enhance your inherent strength.
Membership on a senior leadership team gives you immense cachet. You’re in a circle of highly visible, powerful leaders. Your role is complex. You simultaneously manage your own business unit, function, or division while serving on a senior team that creates the organization’s future. To boot, you may be vying with those peers for a higher spot in the succession plan. As an executive coach, I’ve noticed that many of you are grappling with some loaded questions: Do I have influence with my peers? How do I add value? And how do I handle the conflicts that arise when strong-willed leaders butt heads? Here are a few ideas to ponder:
As an executive, you're called upon to deliver important messages to your organization and the marketplace. People look to you to set the tone in public speaking. You want to come across as a strong leader, but natural. To complicate matters, your busy schedule doesn't allow a minute to spare. That's why you need to master the Teleprompter. Man and the machine are converging in today's media-centric world. If you're a leader, you're now a broadcaster. Or at least a narrowcaster with consequences. Soon, you'll be called upon to record crisp messages for both your organization's intranet and the broader Internet.