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Emerging Leaders: Develop the Strategies and Techniques You’ll Need to be a Leader

Book Description

Includes Complete Participant & Instructor Workbooks!

Overview

Your fast, fun, and complete video/workbook guide to succeeding as a new leader: the perfect complement to Jeff Havens’s Emerging Leaders video course!

Description

You’ve identified your company’s rising stars… maybe you’re one of them! Either way, you know new leaders are excited at the opportunity to lead – and they wonder just what it’ll take to succeed. In Emerging Leaders, Jeff Havens brings together all the tools, resources, and knowledge anyone needs to become the kind of leader others want to follow! One of North America’s leading presenters on business success, Havens brings fun to the learning process, so his audiences enjoy every minute – and never forget his crucial takeaways. Designed to complement Havens’s separate video course (ISBN: 9780134465470), this package contains a 72-page Participant Workbook combining summaries, room for notes, and powerful questions for assessing attitudes and identifying ways to improve. Havens shows new leaders how to prepare physically and mentally for a new leadership role… how to interact more effectively with the people they’re leading… how to develop a vision for your team or organization… how to strengthen long-term thinking skills… how to handle mistakes and failures… how to motivate people the right way… how to execute! Perfect for HR pros, trainers, and coaches, this package also contains a 68-page Instructor’s Guide, packed with step-by-step instructions for maximizing each lesson’s effectiveness and entertainment. No additional materials or pre-work necessary: just follow the instructions, and in less than 5 minutes you’ll be ready to teach this course!

About the Instructor

Jeff Havens is one of North America’s most popular business presenters. His extraordinary ability to deliver high-quality education in an entertaining way has earned him dozens of repeat clients, all of whom appreciate his insistence that education is the only way that we improve at anything, and that we’ll all improve better and faster if we enjoy the learning process. By combining traditional presentation content with the entertainment value of a comedy show, Havens has found enthusiastic audiences in government, academia, small businesses, and the Fortune® 50, all while still being one of the youngest members of the professional speaking circuit. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Vanderbilt University, he lives in Michigan with his wife, Laura, and their dog, Pancake. He is author of Us vs. Them: Redefining the Multi-Generational Workplace to Inspire Your Employees to Love Your Company, Drive Innovation, and Embrace Change. For more information, visit www.jeffhavens.com.

Skill Level

  • Beginner

  • Intermediate

  • What You Will Learn

  • How to prepare both physically and mentally for a new leadership role

  • How to apply successful techniques for interacting effectively with the people you’re leading

  • How to bring more vision and deeper long-term thinking to your work as a leader

  • How to overcome the mistakes every new leader makes, and build your confidence

  • Who Should Take This Course

  • For everyone moving into a leadership or management position for the first time

  • For every HR professional, senior leader, coach, trainer, or mentor who wants to help new leaders succeed

  • Course Requirements

  • No leadership or management experience required

  • Table of Contents

    Introduction

    Learn how this course will help you master crucial core skills in leadership, and how you can use it most effectively.

    Part 1: Preparing For A Leadership Role

    Make the right first impression, focus on what you can really influence, and use failures as a gateway to greater success.

    Part 2: Interacting With Your Employees

    Find the right ways to work with and motivate employees and colleagues – and avoid the wrong ways.

    Part 3: Thinking Like A Leader

    Help shape and communicate your organization’s vision… go beyond talk, to effective execution… develop and promote a healthy attitude towards change.

    Conclusion

    Recognize that you now have the leadership tools you’ll need to succeed!

    Table of Contents

    1. About This E-Book
    2. Emerging Leaders
      1. Table of Contents
      2. Introduction
    3. Part One: Preparing for a Leadership Role
      1. Episode 1. Everyone Judges a Book by Its Cover
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
      2. Episode 2. Give It 20%
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
      3. Episode 3. You’re Going to Fail ... a Lot!
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
    4. Part Two: Interacting with your Employees
      1. Episode 4. Who Left the Door Open?
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
      2. Episode 5. The Danger of Too Much Fraternizing With Your Employees
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
      3. Episode 6. A Terrible (And Terribly Common) Way to Motivate Others
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
    5. Part Three: Thinking Like a Leader
      1. Episode 7. The Importance of Vision
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
      2. Episode 8. The Importance of Execution
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
      3. Episode 9. Sentences of the Terrified!
        1. Self-Reflection Questions
      4. Conclusion: You Have the Tools to Become a Great Leader!
    6. Emerging Leaders
      1. Table of Contents
      2. Instructor Introduction
      3. Instructor Guide: Graphics Key
    7. Part One: Preparing for a Leadership Role
      1. Episode 1. Everyone Judges a Book By Its Cover
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
      2. Episode 2. Give It 20%
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
      3. Episode 3. You’re Going to Fail... A Lot!
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
    8. Part Two: Interacting with your Employees
      1. Episode 4. Who Left the Door Open?
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
      2. Episode 5. The Danger of Too Much Fraternizing With Your Employees
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
      3. Episode 6. A Terrible (And Terribly Common) Way to Motivate Others
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
    9. Part Three: Thinking Like a Leader
      1. Episode 7. The Importance of Vision
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
      2. Episode 8. The Importance of Execution
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
      3. Episode 9. Sentences of the Terrified!
        1. Suggested Instructor Outline
        2. Ways to Make It Entertaining
        3. Homework!
    10. Conclusion: This section will utilize NO VIDEOS