Project Description

Being A Likeable Boss

Being more likeable is a quality everyone can increase and improve. Being likeable and a figure of authority is where some challenging conflicts can arise. With this workshop your participants will recognise these possible areas of conflict and develop the skills and knowledge to overcome them.

Our Being a Likeable Boss course will show that honesty and trust will be your participant”s biggest tools in fostering a better relationship with their employees. Trusting your team by avoiding micromanagement, using delegation, and accepting feedback will put your participants on the right path to be a more likeable boss.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning that the learning occurs more easily and rapidly. With that in mind, let’s review our goals for the course. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Understand how to develop leadership qualities
    • Know how to delegate effectively
    • Choose inspirational and engaging tasks for yourself and others
    • Use wisdom and understanding to lead others
    • Identify the roles of your team
    • Learn how to trust others and earn their trust.

Module One: Getting Started

  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Module Two: Is it Better to be Loved or Feared?
  • The Case for Fear
  • The Case for Love
  • The Case against Either
  • The Middle Ground
  • Case Study

Module Three: Leadership as Service 

  • Top-down Hierarchies
  • A Lateral Perspective
  • Know Your Employees
  • Genuine Empathy and the Power to Lead
  • Case Study

Module Four: Leadership by Design

  • Begin with the End in Mind
  • Setting Goals
  • Determining Values
  • A Mission Statement
  • Case Study

Module Five: Understanding Motivation

  • Dramatism
  • The Pentad
  • Guilt and Redemption
  • Identification
  • Case Study

Module Six: Constructive Criticism

  • What are Your Intentions?
  • A Positive Vision of Success
  • Feedback Sandwich
  • Following up (versus Badgering)
  • Case Study

Module Seven: The Importance of Tone

  • Lighting a Fire
  • Calming a Storm
  • Adult versus Parent
  • Changing the Script
  • Case Study

Module Eight: Trusting Your Team

  • Dangers of Micromanaging
  • Delegation and Anxiety
  • Aces in Their Places
  • Celebrating Success
  • Case Study

Module Nine: Earning the Trust of Your Team

  • Honesty
  • Reliability
  • Availability
  • Openness
  • Case Study

Module Ten: Building and Reinforcing Your Team

  • Identifying Team Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Identify Team Roles
  • Design Exercises with Specific Goals
  • What to Avoid
  • Case Study

Module Eleven: You are the Boss of You

  • What Kind of Person Would You Follow?
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Improvement
  • Keeping Your Balance
  • Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Being A Likeable Boss

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COURSE TUTORS

EMERSON BURNS
EMERSON BURNSCourse Tutor
Students interact with each other and their tutors continuously through various online forums which foster a strong sense of community at Talent Studio.
CHUMASANDE NDUBELE
CHUMASANDE NDUBELECourse Tutor
Talent Studio has an intake of 200 students on targeted courses. I present two webinars a week per course. Participation during these sessions are always amazing.
PHOENIX MILLS
PHOENIX MILLSCourse Tutor
I am always inspired being part of a team of professional academic and administrative support staff who are passionate about developing people.

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