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Begin Your Leadership Training: Free Tools and Resources (No Costly Consultants Needed)

Begin Your Leadership Training: Free Tools and Resources (No Costly Consultants Needed)

For over 20 years, Talent Optimizers has been dedicated to running effective Team Development programs. Our passion lies in helping teams thrive, and we are eager to support any team embarking on a productive journey. With our extensive experience, we can help you avoid common pitfalls and achieve lasting success.

 

We will guide you on where to start your Leadership Teams development journey and help you avoid some costly mistakes by sharing some free resources.

Organizations typically engage a leadership consultant for two main reasons:

  1. A leadership offsite has been scheduled, and they need a last-minute agenda filler, prompting them to find a consultant quickly.
  2. The team is navigating change and experiencing dysfunction, leading them to seek an external consultant to resolve issues and reduce stress.

The impact of this approach includes:

  • The training's effectiveness depends on the consultant's skills and tools rather than targeting areas with the highest potential for impact.
  • The training is disconnected from a strategic plan, resulting in a lack of long-term sustainability and effectiveness.
  • Progress is not monitored effectively, making measuring return on investment (ROI) challenging.

The solution: 

Take a proactive and strategic approach to talent management, beginning with data collection. This will help your team identify where to focus their efforts and establish essential benchmark data to measure success. Follow these steps:

  • Benchmark Your Organization
    • Complete the FREE Talent Optimizers People Strategy Survey to gauge your organization's overall health. A people strategy outlines your company's approach to recruiting, retaining, training, and engaging its workforce, ensuring employees align with business goals. Remember, businesses thrive on their people, and their success depends on them.

 
  • Start Your Leadership Journey Strategically
    • Opt for a proactive and strategic route to ensure your team receives training that delivers maximum impact. Please participate in our FREE Team Development Assimilation workshop, designed to help you prioritize training areas for the greatest results, all within a strategic plan for long-term sustainability and effectiveness
    • [Click below for a full guide on how to complete it]

FREE Team Development Resources


Bonus Points

For a deeper understanding of team dynamics, complete the Five Behaviors team assessment. Developed in partnership with Patrick Lencioni, based on his bestseller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this model transforms teams by driving effectiveness and productivity. The pyramid-shaped model focuses on five key areas: Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results. It provides a common language for teams to navigate the ever-changing work environment.

For more details, visit our Five Behaviors information page or contact us to arrange an assessment.

Additional Resources and Information

Build a Team BHAG: Once you’ve identified your focus areas, set a big, hairy, audacious goal (BHAG) for your team. How do you want others in the organization to describe your team? For a complete guide, [click here].

For common focus topics, explore [Exploring Common Leadership Development Topics: Essential Skills for Success] and [Leadership Tools Every Manager Should Be Using]. 

 

 
 

 

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