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Theory of Purpose engages in culture journeys, delivers leadership programs and workshops across the globe for audiences from varied industries. As advisors, we help leaders elevate their mindsets, embracing the way they converse, act and behave in a variety of situations.

MAXIMISING LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL

LEADING THE SELF

There are over 2 million people being promoted into management roles each year, and the transition from successful employee to successful manager is a difficult one. First time managers often struggle because the skill set required for the job is entirely different! Our First-time Manager program sets new managers up for success by equipping them to demonstrate operational excellence and proficiency to deliver the required results through teams. The ability to manage and inspire others, communicate effectively, drive seamless execution, and lead teams for superior performance are skills first time managers would need to acquire and are addressed through this program.

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Challenge Addressed

Move beyond comfort zones to work with others, solve problems & drive results.
Rely on a range of techniques to influence others & address workplace challenges.
Effectively collaborate with others to accomplish high quality work, faster.
Develop a personal leadership brand & understand personal learning styles.

Who Should attend?

Experienced managers, Supervisors of individual contributors, Front-line managers who are preparing to advance to the next level.

Outcomes

Understand how personalities impact team roles.
Align intention and impact to become more effective communicators.
Engage with Feedforward mechanisms, and manage conflict.
Enhance team collaboration and listening skills
Lead by setting an example and become more confident and influential in the process.
Properly trained managers know how to support, motivate, and empower their team members to drive performance and results.

EI FOR SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE

LEADING THE SELF

Today’s fast-paced, team-based and global work environments call for strong and effective business relationships. Emotional Intelligence (EI) competencies are at the heart of effective workplace relationships and productivity. They provide an integrated set of skills that support highly effective, fast-reacting and innovative organizations.EIis a must have skill for the 21stcentury, and is a cornerstone of team performance. Without developing the foundational skills of Emotional Intelligence, even your most talented employees will not reach their full potential.

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Challenge Addressed

Translate the science behind managing emotions, and, teach people the skills to become their best selves and do their best work
Develop Interpersonal relationships through the art and science of Empathy
Greater success with organizational transformation efforts

Who Should attend?

Experienced Managers
Team leaders
Aspiring team leaders

Outcomes

Activate your role as an EIleader to create a constructive emotional climate and reduce the effects of dissonance.
Employ strategies to connect with the emotions that drive the behavior of others.
Create an action plan for teams to reach their personal leadership goals.
Generate strategic advantage of highly engaged teams & individual
Increase employee commitment leading to greater discretionary effort

THE HERO'S JOURNEY

LEADING THE SELF

Leadership is a journey driven by purpose. Leaders can become heroes byvirtue of the role they accept, the journey they take, and the trials that comewith the territory. In this ongoing adventure, no two leadershave the same journey, but allleaders travel under the common bond ofpurpose. The Hero’s Journey is a travel through time, to craft a powerful leadership story using the tried and tested mechanism of the Hero’s Journey. The story of a leader is nothing short of a heroic endeavor, and the Hero’s journey brings that to light.

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Challenge Addressed

Knowing one’s story to generate high leverage for growth
Surface storytelling as a part of the leadership role
Embracing the potential of purpose to drive outcomes

Who Should attend?

Senior Leaders
Experienced managers
Individual Contributors looking at enhancing a personal brand

Outcomes

Build your unique leadership narrative as the Heroic Leader of The Hero's Journey, inspiring men along the way
Create a formidable approach to delivering through Leadership challenges, in search of the elixir
Generate sources of power through the cycle of Departure, Transformation, and Return, for your desired corporate Avatar.

LEADING THE ORGANIZATION FOR IMPACT

LEADING TEAMS

When leaders of departments and divisions see challenges and opportunities through the eyes of others, it impacts their individual expertise. A broad perspective is useful in driving tactical objectives whilst seeing the nuances and the whole picture of an organization’s overall mission to be strategically achieved. Navigating diverse trends, unpredictable economic forces, and rapidly-changing business cycles demands a new set of skills, particularly to drive teams for performance. It will speed up your journey from average to excellence.

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Challenge Addressed

How to be effective and efficient with people, processes, & systems.
How to strengthen & deepen relationships to bridge differences &build strategic ties.
How to balance competing priorities when all are important.

Who Should attend?

Executive and Senior Leaders in charge of functions, divisions, or business units in large organizations.

Outcomes

Changing your Measurement System to Build Commitment and Enthusiasm
Leveraging the biochemical impact of leadership practices
Drawing on team strengths for tactical advantages
Identifying the behaviors required to motivate others & align team to organizational outcomes.
Draw on a deeper self-awareness to leverage leadership &boost personal resilience.

LEADERSHIP AT THE PEAK

LEADING TEAMS

Its different at the Top. Leaders play an enormous role particularly at the top, in the success of organizations. The need to excel in new and innovative ways poses challenges which are far-reaching, complex and essential to get right. Leadership at the Peak is designed to re-articulate your leadership identity and equip you with the cognitive and emotional perspectives for ambiguous and complex times.

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Challenge Addressed

Clarify organizational vision
Explore their leadership effectiveness, within the organization
Improve external influence skills with boards, shareholders, partners & critical stakeholders.
Enhance executive image & communication skills.
Learn to balance & sustain their own energy.

Who Should attend?

C-level & senior executives in the top three tiers of the organization.
More than 15 years of management experience & leadership responsibility for 500+ people

Outcomes

Talent management: ensuring the current & future talent pipeline.
Individual impact: understanding & adjusting leadership style.
Setting & realizing vision, direction & goals.
Focusing on the heart of all challenges.
Individual leader development in the context of advancing the business.

i2I

LEADING TEAMS

Every area of business relies on influencing skills and the art of persuasion to drive outcomes. Good influencing skills are the key to any managerial role. Negotiating situations and difficult stakeholders mandates influencing skills. Enhanced self reliance is needed to navigate relationships through the myriad labyrinth of business and i2Ibuilds the individual dynamism required for the successful achievement of outcomes.

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Challenge Addressed

Augmenting influencing proficiency and advancing skills in a way that drives outcomes
Demystifying power and utilizing alternate mechanisms to create alliances and get consensus
Ethically and effectively getting views endorsed

Who Should attend?

Individual contributors and team managers, Team leaders of small and large teams and Experienced managers

Outcomes

Enhanced Interpersonal relationships
Handling challenges through more effective conflict management, teamwork and performance
Making scarcity work and impacting customer relationships

i2I–VIRTUAL INFLUENCE

LEADING TEAMS

Every area of business relies on influencing skills and the art of persuasion to drive outcomes. Good influencing skills are the key to any managerial role. Negotiating situations and difficult stakeholders mandates influencing skills. These skills become critical in case of virtual communication. Transferring trust and personal connections via an electronic medium pose challenges and influencing for outcomes becomes harder in such circumstances. One needs to rely on several strengths and mechanisms to get others to agree and endorse your views inavirtual world.

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Challenge Addressed

Augmenting influencing proficiency and advancing skills in a way that drives outcomes, through virtual mechanisms
Demystifying power and utilizing alternate mechanisms to create alliances and get consensus when not face to face
Ethically and effectively getting views endorsed when trust is a challenge

Who Should attend?

Individual contributors and team managers, Team leaders of small and large teams and Experienced managers

Outcomes

Enhanced Interpersonal relationships
Handling challenges through more effective conflict management, teamwork and performance when virtual
Making scarcity work and impacting customer relationships in the absence of physical communication

LEAP: LEADERSHIP FUNDAMENTALS

LEADING TEAMS

This program will help high potential leaders to overcome the increasingly complex challenges that emerge as they take on greater leadership roles. By exploring the pros and cons of diverse leadership styles and strategies, you will expand your ability to build productive teams, champion change, lead in a crisis, and create a culture of high performance. A leader’s role begins with establishing credibility and developing a culture of trust within the team, key skills which this program is built on.

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Challenge Addressed

Influencing without authority.
Building relationships & networks
Expanding a circle of influence & bridging internal boundaries
Defining personal leadership style &setting career goals
Expanding comfort zones to solve problems & think creatively

Who Should attend?

Individual contributors without direct reports
Valued professionals and emerging leaders

Outcomes

Move beyond comfort zones to work with others, solve problems & drive results.
Rely on a range of techniques to influence others & address workplace challenges.
Effectively collaborate with others to accomplish high quality work, faster.
Adapt best practices for composing a team and aligning individual and team goals.

MANAGER AS A COACH

LEADING TEAMS

Managers often have to wear two hats –one of a manager and one as a coach. Coaching by its nature is about exploring, developing and asking great questions and listening deeply. It’s about being flexible around process and challenging around outcomes. It brings out the best in people and fosters in each individual a sense of self efficacy through challenging them to find their own solutions to the many and varied complex problems employees face in organisationstoday. A coaching culture is a holistic term which embraces skills, attitude and behavior in an organization.

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Challenge Addressed

Utilize coaching skills to improve the effectiveness of daily conversations
Implement these core skills in formal coaching conversations
Manage coaching relationships more effectively
Build a results-driven personal development plan
Build an awareness of the impact of coaching on the organization’s culture

Who Should attend?

HR professionals looking to transition from tactical managers to strategic business partners
Any leader who wants to improve trust, communication and engagement with their team
Individuals who want to champion the development of coaching culture within their organization
Individuals seeking coaching certification

Outcomes

Differentiate between managing and coaching and develop your skills in knowing when to lead, when to manage and when to coach.
A complex systems theory approach to developing staff that resists black and white thinking
Fostering growth and development

SERVE IT UP

LEADING THE ORGANIZATION

There is no greater value to an organization than the value it accords to its customers. Whilst we may put “the customer comes first” on company posters, or “customer-centric” in our reports, it will only come to life when we are able to actually deliver world class service to our customers. For any customer experience with a human interaction within it, the “human touch-point” is critical. Clients remember our customer service based on the emotions we generate during the experience. Each touch-point then gives us the opportunity to “elevate” our service, and “up the game”. Our customers can become our biggest fans.

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Challenge Addressed

Enhancing the way service is envisioned and delivered impacting customer perception
Creating alignment for customer centricity as a vision
Fail-proofing customer experiences
Generating moments of truth at every interaction with the customer

Who Should attend?

Junior and Mid managers, Front line managers, Teams with internal clients

Outcomes

Enhanced Service delivery across services and products.
Improved customer relationships impacting retain of customers
Greater Customer Delight through service blueprinting
Proactive Services Marketing to create Moments of Wow at every interaction

CODE CULTURE

LEADING THE ORGANIZATION

Company culture is best defined as “the way things get done around here,” and it is influenced by both deliberate choices and unintended consequences. Over time, a company’s culture can evolve into enviable greatness. Research has found the single most important long-term predictor of organization performance is culture strength. Having better conversations everyday create a simple yet transformative premise:that better culture starts with better conversations. It’s for everyone and every single conversation —from the front desk to the corner office. Thisscalable, training for leaderscreates a common mindset, skillset, and language and equips your people with the expertise, tools, and motivation to break down silos and bring your business strategy to life. Unleashing the potential of purpose and values

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Challenge Addressed

Aligning strategy, culture and leadership styles to achieve the mission of the organization
Bringing the organizational values to life by getting them off the wall into behaviors
Making culture the competitive advantage

Who Should attend?

HR managers and Culture officers
Leaders passionate about building organizational cultures
Consultants

Outcomes

Unleashing the potential of a great organizational culture to drive business outcomes
Identifying the drivers within the culture which determine the health of the organization
Crafting signs and symbols reflective of organizational culture for consistency and application
Getting people to make the right choice voluntarily and defacto, leading to great business decisions

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