What's Next? This is where it all begins. You've experienced our Workshop or Keynote presentation and now are ready to take the next step to becoming an Approachable Leader. During this 30-day course you will start building the foundation of approachability.
Leadership is a journey, not a destination. Where will you go next? Now that you have completed the core teachings of Approachable Leadership it is time to begin mapping the next phase of your journey. In this lesson you will: Look Back, Map Out a New Destination, and Look for Guides
This Huddle teaches how to Stop, Listen, Confirm, and Collaborate: developing empathy to enrich connection. Key topics include: Right Feeling and Empathy, Listening vs. Fixing, and Problem-Focused Questions vs. Solution-Focused Questions.
This Huddle teaches the starting point of connection: Openness or Right Space. Topics include: Welcome to My Home (What physical space says about you), RBF (what do you see when you look in the mirror), and Welcoming Behaviors.
This Huddle teaches how to recognize Power Distance Gaps, and how to shrink those gaps: Topics include: What happens when Power Distance is low? Recognizing physical, behavioral and verbal gaps; and Discussion starters and ways to shrink these gaps.
This Huddle teaches the Progress Principle and the third question of Approachable Leadership, What's next? Topics include: Focus on Progress, not "happiness," Journey vs. Destination, and The Win, Know, Show Progress Model.
Part of a leader's job is to Reduce Friction (the F-Word), creating the right space so the team members can do their best work. Topic include: The PITA principle (what is the “pain in the a$#” your team members have to deal with?); and What would make work better? (the second question of Approachable Leadership).
This Huddle teaches the Hero Assumption and the first question of Approachable Leaders, Do You Have What You Need? Topics include: The Hero Assumption; Recognizing Sources & Tendencies for assumptions; and Identify If/Then triggers to encourage choosing the Hero Assumption
This Huddle teaches the 4 Execution Habits of Approachable Leaders. The habits are based on the C.O.P.E. model. Leaders C.O.P.E. with the overwhelming pressures on their time by focusing on the key habits of execution: Capture, Organize, Prioritize and Execute.