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Leadership Blind Spots
Have you found yourself mired in a career rut, even though you’ve worked tirelessly to position yourself as a leader? If so, there may be factors that you’re unaware of that are holding you back from being seen as leadership material. In this course, learn how to identify the hidden roadblocks—or blind spots—that are holding you back, and manage them in order to accelerate your career growth.
Transition from Manager to Leader
Learn how to shift your mindset from manager to leader. Enhance your personal growth by increasing your self-awareness and emotional intelligence, expanding your strategic scope, and identifying and cultivating top talent.
Managing New Managers
Managing new leaders comes with a unique set of challenges. Even the most outstanding individual contributor can struggle as they unpack their new role and tackle their increased responsibilities. In this course, learn how to support and inspire new leaders as they make this critical transition. Leadership expert Sara Canaday shows how to identify the unique perspectives and challenges of your new managers, set the expectations for their transition, provide coaching and support, and cultivate the right conditions to help them succeed.
Managing Experienced Managers
Learn how to effectively manage experienced leaders by approaching them with the proper balance of authority and autonomy. Leadership expert Sara Canaday provides a guide to help you understand their mindset, set your expectations, and provide the appropriate support in order to reinforce positive behaviors, break bad habits, and learn from their wisdom. Because they are experienced, the goal is to create a partnership atmosphere that shows respect for their previous achievements.
Managing High Performers
Managing high performers gives you an opportunity to pave the way for some of your organization’s strongest talent. By strategically helping these professionals grow and expand their responsibilities, you can have a significant impact on the future of your organization. In this course, leadership expert Sara Canaday equips you with innovative strategies for successfully managing—and retaining—your most exceptional employees. Sara familiarizes you with the mindset and motivations of high performers, so that you can use this knowledge to meet their expectations and provide them with the appropriate level of support and development.
Managing High Potentials
Managing high potentials gives you an opportunity to pave the way for some of your organization’s strongest talent. High potentials are employees who are most likely to be promoted to—and succeed in—leadership roles. By strategically helping these professionals to grow and expand their responsibilities, you can have a significant impact on the future or your organization. Leadership expert Sara Canaday helps you understand the mindset and motivations of high potentials so you can meet their expectations and provide them with the appropriate level of support and development.
Subject matter experts (SMEs) are valuable players on any team, but managing individuals who know more than you do about a particular subject can be challenging. In this course, learn how to identify the mindset and specific needs of the experts on your team, so that you can meet their expectations and provide them with the support they need to grow and excel. Join leadership expert Sara Canaday as she shares management strategies that can help you understand the common challenges among SMEs and set goals deemed worthy of your experts’ time and full attention. Plus, she discusses how to provide your SMEs with the development tools they need to refine their knowledge and keep their skills current.