Leadership Skills

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The Emerging Leaders Series


The Emerging Leaders Series is a two-part series designed for emerging leaders, team leaders, new supervisors, and first-level managers. Part one of the series is a three-hour Management and Leadership course that will help new leaders understand the challenges and requirements of their new role, as well as the importance of harnessing the mission and vision of their work unit and how it supports the larger organizational goals. Part two of the series is a Self-directed Leadership course, where participants will internalize the four pillars of self-leadership and to make meaningful, empowered choices while taking action to get where they want to go.

Leadership Bootcamp


Elevate BDG’s Leadership Bootcamp is a 5-day multi-level leadership symposium that will help you master your communication and leadership skills, both in the workplace & the world at large. This bootcamp is paired with two powerful assessments that will be used throughout the training to help the leaders of your organization develop a 3D view of themselves and reveal their true leadership potential! With the use of advanced assessment technology, we will effectively “map” the participants based on their behavioral profile so you can understand HOW your employees communicate, WHY they make the decisions they make, and WHAT they are capable of doing. Identify communication styles in your employees so you can mitigate conflict and deescalate emotional conversations without causing a breakdown or paralysis on either side. The end result will be creating dynamic leaders that communicate better and work more effectively as a team in a cohesive, productive, and motivating work culture for all!

Accountable Leadership


Whether you are a seasoned leader or have just been promoted into a position of leadership you have to juggle being the boss and maintain a positive relationship with your employees. Master leadership skills as you are guided through a step-by-step process for identifying & resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. This interactive program will go beyond just learning how to be a leader with the use of two powerful assessments that will be used throughout the training to help the leaders of your organization develop a 3D view of themselves and reveal their true leadership potential! Participants become confident leaders and gain the skills to manage a team, ease conflict, delegate, problem solve, and communicate in a way that keeps everyone accountable.

Motivation and Engagement


Whether you’re an employee with a team or one without a team, when you think of engagement and motivation, many things come to mind. For example, as a manager, you might think that more money, a bigger office, a promotion, or a better quality of life would motivate team members. Conversely, if you’re focused on motivating customers and clients, you might think of ways to make your interactions easier. The truth is, no matter what we offer people, true motivation must come from within. In this course, participants will learn how to engage people and become great motivators using popular motivational and engagement models.

Successful Performance Management


Elevate’s Performance Management training will help guide your employees to focus on the same priorities as the organization, resulting in improved production and reduced waste. This seminar teaches participants how to handle difficult employees and situations without bringing up resentment and gives you the tools to help manage staff problems legally and diplomatically. When changes occur Performance Management helps the organization and employees have a stream-lined relationship and helps to close any gaps that exist in an employee’s skill-set to make them a more valuable employee through feedback and coaching.

Why Good Leaders Fail


Successfully leading and managing a workforce can be challenging. Why Good Leaders Fail will teach participants the difference between management and leadership. The biggest difference between managers and leaders in the way they motivate the people who work for or follow them and this sets the tone for most other aspects of what they do. Participants will learn new skills and techniques to easily transition from being just a manager to being a true leader. They will learn how to manage their new staff, ease conflict, delegate, problem solve, ease into managerial duties, and more.

Leadership Skills


In Elevate BDG’s Leadership Skills seminar will give you the tools to become an engaging, motivating & more resilient leader. This seminar will give you the skills to enhance the performance of your team with a variety of proven leadership techniques. Maximize you teams performance and effectively manage others as you are guided through a step-by-step process for building emotionally intelligent and inclusive teams with high-quality decisions, flexible leadership, proper conflict resolution. This interactive program will go beyond just learning how to be a leader and give attendees a hands-on experience, with the use of video, group discussions, skill practice, and real-life application to make the course both entertaining & engaging.

Effective Meetings


In this training, participants will explore the facets of meeting planning and facilitation. Whether you are facilitating a teleconference or an in-person meeting, this training was designed to help managers and leaders host productive meetings. The facilitator will learn the tools to get everyone engaged, build consensus, come to a group agreement, and overcome conflict and disagreement, while your employees will discover how they can get the most out of every meeting they attend. Using discussion and activities to plan appropriate facilitation sessions, participants will learn principles of effective communication, investigate group management, and meeting best practices.

Leading Virtual & Remote Teams


With working from home becoming the new norm, workplaces around the world are enjoying the power and opportunities of being linked virtually through technology. However, many virtual teams do not succeed because they fail to recognize that virtual collaboration has to be managed in specific ways. The leader of a virtual or remote team must successfully apply special insights and techniques to guide performance and work relationships with employees who may be hundreds or thousands of miles away. This powerful training course is designed to help participants build truly synergistic and effective long-distance teams. Participants will return to work with the tools and methods they need to manage and lead virtual and remote teams with success and complete confidence.

Effective Teams


Using assessment results Elevate BDG’s Leading Effective Teams training will teach participants how to grow employees into highly driven individuals dedicated to getting results. Participants will learn how to foster cooperation within their teams with effective decision-making tools that will inspire and motivate your team for success. Woven throughout the program are essential presentation and public speaking skills for effective leadership.

Elevate BDG’s Effective Delegation, Coaching & Counseling training will provide participants with the information to become more decisive, capitalize on their team-building skills, and to be a mentor to their team. This training session is to teach participants how to encourage employees to improve their performance and maintain appropriate conduct and how to promote successful performance and provide appropriate feedback. In addition, participants will understand how to deal with misconduct issues and what corrective actions they can take.

Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce


For the first time in history, there are five generations in the workforce. Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce will help managers and supervisors to bridge generational gaps between Traditionalists, Boomers, and GenX – Z’s by recognizing the unique strengths of a diverse workforce in a complex and ever-changing work environment. The key to effective leadership is finding the right balance, which requires individual leaders and teams to step out of their comfort zones and adapt to what the organization needs to accomplish its goals. This training program will give leaders an understanding of their leadership styles, the five roles they play, and their application within their team and organizational goals.

Tactical to Strategic Thinking


We live in a knowledge-based society, and the more strategic you think the better your knowledge will be. Tactical to Strategic Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information so that you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from it. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur. Tactical to Strategic thinking will lead to being more rational and disciplined thinking. It will reduce your prejudice and bias, which will provide you a better understanding of your environment. This workshop will provide you the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information. It will lead you to be more productive in your career and provide great skill in your everyday life.

Courageous Decision Making


Decision-making is the process of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information, and assessing alternative resolutions. Using a step-by-step decision-making process can help you make more deliberate, thoughtful, and courageous decisions by organizing relevant information and defining alternatives. This approach increases the chances that you will choose the most satisfying alternative possible.

Who knows about you? That’s an important question. Because if nobody knows you, all of your talent, all of your ambition, and accomplishments mean nothing You need to get your name out there. Elevate’s The Art of Self Promotion: Career Advancement will give participants ideas and actions on how to tout their abilities and accomplishments without bragging and ultimately advance their careers. Learn how to promote yourself in a way that gets noticed and helps to advance your career.

Additional Leadership Courses:

Criticism & Discipline for Managers & Supervisors
Supervisor Rights & Responsibilities
Characteristics of Highly Successful People (2 Day)
Train the Trainer I-III (1-3 days)
Unacceptable Employee Behavior
Transitioning from Staff to Supervisor
Performance Management, Coaching, and Discipline
Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors


To learn more about Elevate's Leadership programs, call Julie Burns at (646) 416-6441 or email julie@elevate4success.com

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.”

— Malcolm Forbes