If I spent a day with some of your key managers and leaders what would I see? Are they going from one crisis to another? Or they’re frustrated because they can’t attract or retain the right talent? Or they are not responding enough to the increasing demands of marketplace competitiveness and change? Or might I see morale plummeting because everyone is overworked? Or too many costly mistakes eating into your profits?
Leaders to be successful, need to spend less time and effort managing people and operational problems and more time managing the critical priorities that get results. They need to stop fighting fires and start focusing on their leadership capabilities to executive their department and organization’s goals.
When leaders say they don’t have time for training programs, I ask if they would take two to four hours per month to increase their leadership effectiveness. If yes, then I suggest they take advantage of personalized (twice monthly for a period of 3 to 6 months) Right Track Coaching that will boost their success in these:
The Center for Creative Leadership suggests that 40% of transitioning managers fail in their first 18 months. And that failure is costly – in terms of time, money, effort – and you’ll have to start over again to replace this failed leader.
Leaders who have been hired from the outside must adapt to a new organizational culture and quickly build internal partnerships and networks. For those who have been promoted, they must develop the competencies required at the new level and let go of those that will no longer serve. Now’s a good time to take a hard look at whether your new leaders are fully equipped to be high performers!
A growth focused leadership development tool that quickly gets newly hired or promoted leaders up to speed and productive within the first 100 days. The three-month Fast Track program – with assessment, weekly alignment sessions and goal accountability –helps new leaders quickly get on the right track and not get side-tracked to meet performance expectations and most important avoid costly mistakes. The coaching package will focus on working with new leaders to: