This program is designed for Austin small business owners, start-up entrepreneurs, healthcare/hospitals managers, individual contributors from our growing Fortune 1000 and family owned enterprises needing to prepare you or your rising stars in becoming your next generation of senior leadership. Under the guidance of Vistage Senior Chair, Ed Stillman, participants over a 2-year track develop the core leadership competencies and confidence, empowering them to deliver on company goals.
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Unlike other leadership programs that squeeze material into a few back-to-back days and leave implementation at risk, Vistage emerging leaders focus on one topic at a time to encourage mastery. Participants will be challenged to take the next step in their careers within your company, rather than seek outside opportunities. Develop a proven team of senior leaders equipped to take your company to the next level.
High-potential employees tend to know their potential and will move on to another organization if they are not recognized, motivated, and challenged.
— Association for Talent Development
The up front cost is $5,100 per year for two years, with six meetings a year from 8am to 430pm. The day will consist of a morning “content expert” workshop with the afternoon focused on the morning content as we move into small breakout groups, taking a deeper dive into your personal value add and take-aways. Since smart people want to be around smart people, this training is for A players, those individuals that want to make a difference in becoming better leaders, making better decisions. I will ask each of you to be the mentor or designate a mentor for your mentee.
Emerging Leader – Topics:
Emerging Leader members will receive training in 12 core leadership competencies over a two-year period. The topics will span Personal, Interpersonal, Team, and Organizational leadership.
Leadership Assessment | Leadership Style | Personal Growth | Stress Management
Identify your strong suits and blind spots in order to develop a management style that maximizes your impact and reflects your unique personality. See yourself and others in a new way that will accelerate your effectiveness in communication and bring out your highest potential.
Focus | Results-Orientation | Time Management | Productivity
Develop excellence in execution by learning how to effectively link people, strategy and operating plans together while navigating through the complexity that can derail your plans. Cultivate habits that support, rather than hinder, your concentration and productivity.
Meaningful Conversations | Presentation Skills | Motivating Others
Enhance your influence by projecting confidence and articulating a clear leadership point of view for maximum impact. Confidently motivate others to accomplish your company’s goals.
Performance Reviews | Mentoring | Goal Setting | Conflict Resolution
Learn to recognize the potential in others, match talent to task, define and align performance goals, and handle difficult management situations with greater certainty.
Building Effective Teams | Delegation | Empowerment | Meeting Facilitation
Gain a broader understanding of team dynamics, managerial best practices and the role of the manager. Learn the principles that will motivate employees, strengthen trust, and build a cohesive and constructive team.
Financial Objectives | Key Metrics & Ratios | Financial Drivers | Key Performance Indicators
Understand the key metrics and financial drivers for your business. Learn new ways to think about strategy and how to communicate financial objectives more clearly with financial professionals. Learn how to track leading and lagging indicators as KPIs.
Credibility | Authenticity | Clarity | Professional Influence
Learn to align your body language and word choice to articulate the greatest clarity of message and degree of influence. Identify your natural tendencies that distract from your message and obtain greater vocal variation, power and authenticity to enhance your leadership standing.
Resilience | Courage | Ownership Mentality | Efficacy
Identify victim thinking and adopt strategies for developing a personal accountability formula for success. Learn to communicate more effectively with internal and external clients in order to demonstrate professionalism, reliability, courage, and dedication to your work and to the people around you.
EQ vs. IQ | Empathy | Listening Skills | Adaptability
Finding success in leadership requires emotional intelligence, and the higher you go in an organization, the more it matters. Learn techniques, strategies and an action plan to develop the emotional intelligence necessary to achieve maximum personal and business results.
Leading through Change | Continuous Improvement
Learn the stages of concern that individuals experience when dealing with change and the reason why people resist change. Gain the tools needed to help make change comfortable or even exciting for your team.
Vision | Design Thinking | Innovation | Strategic Planning
Learn to identify company strengths and weaknesses, evaluate competitive threats and opportunities, and develop sustainable competitive advantages. Understand the importance of strategic positioning and building a learning culture within your organization.
Customer-centric Approach | Sales Management | Brand Ambassadorship | Customer Service
Identify steps to improve customer satisfaction by seeing your business through the eyes of your customers. Learn how to increase brand loyalty by embracing a customer-centric approach in the design of your business processes.
So again let’s connect and see if we can make a difference in raising your brand awareness and retaining our top talent in Austin Texas.