One Day Portable Session Agenda
Exploring The Power Of Authenticity
(Pre work: Leaders read The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz) Organization: Five leaders per table
8:00 - Introduction to the Seasons of Growth & the True Growth Model
Goal: Clear understanding of the four "Seasons of Growth" and True Growth models and their benefits to a leader and the organization; tie models into "Full Engagement."
Exercises: Leaders assess what Season of Growth they are currently in by taking the Seasons of Growth and Energy assessments; openly share at table.
9:10 - Break
9:20 - Exploring the Behavioral Competencies of an Authentic Leader
Goal: Clear understanding of the definition of authenticity and the characteristics of an authentic leader. Reinforces the need for an authentic leader to possess clarity of purpose (Calling), conviction of values (Character), and consistency of behaviors (Conduct).
10:00 - Values: The Core to Your Success
Goal: Numerous case studies presented of value driven and value vacuum leadership. Participants understand the value of possessing clear personal values.
10:30 - Break
10:40 - Exercise: Leaders work within a framework to identify five personal core values; openly share at table.
11:20 - Behaviors: Bringing Your Values to Life
Goal: Understand the value and benefits of exercising a set of behaviors to put values into daily practice.
Exercise: Leaders identify one personal behavior for each personal value. Share with table group.
12:00 - Lunch
12:50 - Your Life Story: Looking into Your Rear-view Mirror
Goal: Understand the crucibles in our lives that mold our values and Behaviors.
Exercise: Leaders identify at least three crucibles in their lives and their Impact. A personal "Life Story" graph is drafted. Emphasis is placed on the power of sharing one's story with others.
1:50 - Break
2:00 - Your Personal Purpose: Your Guiding Light
Goal: Emphasize the value of living with a purpose and the challenge to focus one's life in order to leave an enduring and satisfying legacy. Discuss how to frame a future "Life Story."
Exercise: Leaders draft their Personal Purpose and share it with others.
2:50 - Break
3:00 - Action Planning
Goal: Present the principles of action planning; provide action planning examples.
Exercise: Leaders draft a personal action plan and select an "Accountability Buddy" to work with for the next three months.
3:45 - Break
3:50 - Team Values Exercise
Goal: Conduct a Team Values exercise
Exercise: Leaders identify the five most important Team values for their organization and explore the behaviors that can be used to hold members accountable.
4:20 - Closing
4:50 - Complete Evaluations
5:00 - Seminar Concludes
Goal: Leaders depart the seminar with their own True Growth Model (purpose, values, and behaviors); first draft of a Life Story graph; a professional action plan; and "homework" to prepare a personal action plan.