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Leading Change // Leadership Programs

Learning Objectives

This hands-on one day workshop is designed for leadership to accelerate an organizational change initiative.

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Describe the pathway to successfully lead change
  • Communicate change in a manner that engages both the head and heart
  • Articulate the importance of trust when engaging others in a change process
  • Define the different manner in which people respond to change and the implications for leaders
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of intrinsic motivation in making change occur
  • Compare different communication needs and how best to meet these needs
  • Identify the importance of strategies to improve level of involvement in leading change




  • Introduction
  • Learning objectives
  • Leadership 1.0 – 2.0

Introduction to Five Key Levers

  • Vision and passion
  • Communicate clearly
  • Engage and involve
  • Optimize the impact
  • Sustain success
  • What We Do Well/Less Well activity

Building Trust

  • Change with and without trust
  • Character, connection and competence


  • Not the what or the how but why
  • Link to strategy

Communicate Clearly

  • Principles – TLC
  • Emotion vs. intellectual
  • Whisper down the lane
  • Buttermilk activity

Engage + Involve

  • Go Figure activity
  • Power of engagement
  • Engagement scenarios/consequences

Optimize the Impact

  • Start, stop and continue
  • Tapping into core motivations

Sustain Success

  • Short term wins and progress
  • Celebrating success

Workshop Close

  • Action planning