Creating Leadership Presence


For participants to see themselves as leaders, and all that it means to be a leader in order to vision and create a future of possibility for themselves and SAIC.

(Model discussions may be subject to change depending on the needs of the class)

Model 1:

The Vision for Leadership Presence

  • Defining the unspoken levels of Leadership Presence
  • Implementing those layers and levels
  • Management vs. Leadership
  • Self-assessment
  • Enemies of Leadership Presence

Model 2:

The Language of Leadership: Communicating Like a Leader

  • Assessments and Assertions
  • Conversations that reveal and conceal
  • Breakdowns
  • Requests, Promises and Offers
  • Dealing with diversity in language

Model 3:

Dealing With Conflict

  • Looking at who and what to do about your conflict creators
  • Passive, aggressive, and assertive behavior
  • Learning to “Center”
  • Projection
  • “The Whole Brain Approach” to conflict

Model 4:

Future Possibilities, Creativity, Innovation & Feedback

  • Grounding Assessments
  • Indirect/Direct feedback
  • Getting creative with the manufacturing game
  • Appreciation reinforces
  • Looking back to move forward: Wrap-up