Executive and Leadership Programs
Explain the what. Clarify the why. Teach the how.
The Opportunity Group offers executives the ability to find success in both their vision and day-to-day operations with practical proven approaches that simply work. We turn stress into motivation and problems into opportunity.
The Conscious Business model is a powerful and sustainable model that cuts costs, improves employee engagement, reduces turnover and leads to long term wins on many tactical and strategic fronts. This session helps you to learn and understand the dynamic power of the basic tents and concepts of a Conscious Business as well as the macro economic and social dynamics driving this worldwide movement. Also highlighted are the financial, marketing and employee impacts of implementing this type of architectural strategy. Additionally covered are the skills and organizational alignment strategies and tactics needed for implementation.
This program utilizes information from the primary research of Dr. Raj Sisodia use in the book, ‘Conscious Capitalism’ by Dr. Raj Sisodia and John Mackey.
The tenets of Conscious Capitalism are powerful. This system enables actualization of the Conscious Capitalism tents. This easy to implement, practical system builds intrinsic employee motivation and engagement as well as clear operational results
Leadership programs fail to deliver the long term transformational change needed create leaders. It’s a problem of description versus prescription and depth.
The ALP gets to the deeper “why” by uncovering fears and beliefs that drive motivations and behaviors and delivers a prescriptive process to achieve transformational results. This enables true self-awareness, which is required for self-actualization. The ALP opens eyes, sets fears objectively on the table in a non-threatening manner and disarms the issues so they may be addressed. Attendees act on clear, observable, measurable behaviors and then see and experience results.
Thirty-hours over 2 half-days and 2 full days, a highly experiential and interactive immersion program, includes creation of a 10-day EI development plan, 2 post-program individual coaching calls and a 4-hour ‘Reality Check’ progress validation & group coaching session, plus 2 individual or group coaching sessions. Includes meals and program materials.
The Pivotal Perspective: Emotional Intelligence AT WORK™ (EIW) portfolio of programs includes uniquely powerful hands-on integration experiences that revitalize and reinforce professional passion and drive. These programs explore the often-untapped emotional core of effective professional relationships. Several levels of depth are available with some customization available for longer sessions. Sessions vary in length and are offered in 2 hours, half-day or a concentrated immersion program schedule (two half- and 2 full days) to allow busy professionals with the opportunity to participate fully while remaining available for customers and staff during standard business hours.
Learn tools and techniques to stay grounded and focused in the most challenging situations. Translate your passion for business into greater effectiveness, productivity, and success.
The most powerful word in the English language, and possibly on earth is 'No.'
Understanding the dynamics involved, and how to create a more positive outcome for everyone involved in today's day and age, is as important as being able to use e-mail. Our ability to find a greater ‘Yes’ amongst humanity is essential for us to grow, compete, and thrive. This course teaches the art of strategic communication, conflict resolution and how to effectively work in a high stress, fast paced environment where significant change, negotiation and powerful dynamics are present.
Effective Time Management is about creating and managing priorities. In the knowledge worker age, managing those priorities on a team. The imperative is to understand our approach and the approach of others and then agree to principles. The participant develops the skills necessary to work with teams consisting of different approaches to manage time and set priorities.
Getting constructive, unbiased feedback is a gift. A gift that many of us do not receive. The 360 survey process solicits feedback from the wide spectrum of people you work with and is aligned with the Actualized Leader Profile. The program is designed for experienced people who have worked through the rigors of professional life.
With Penn State University, we built a workable approach to Strategic Planning. Using research tools, planning sessions, and feedback, you will be involved in a process of understanding your organization, your market, your customers, and your short- & long-term prospects. This quite plainly gives you the ability to determine where to put your energy, prioritize your activities, and build clear direction for the future.
One of the most effective methods of working together and sharing information, making change, and getting things done is the “meeting.” One of the biggest time wasters in the world is the “meeting.” There are few things more frustrating than ineffective meetings; they reduce morale, undermine loyalty, are expensive, and cause general havoc. Well-run meetings can lift a team, set a clear strategy, lead organizations to success, and make the team members feel like winners.
Taking the MBTI inventory and receiving feedback will help you identify unique gifts. The information enhances understanding of yourself, your motivations, natural strengths and potential areas for growth. It will also help you appreciate people who differ from you. Understanding your MBTI type is self-affirming and encourages cooperation with others.