The Leadership of Change
Change is not what it used to be. The only certainty we have about tomorrow is that it will certainly be different from today. That’s one reason the ability to manage change effectively has become so critical for organizations to survive. Leaders are at the forefront of this new wave and must have the ability to create a vision and a sense of clarity where there seems to be none. This programme prepares leaders to employ and harness change to create the desired future for the organisation.
Emotional & Social Intelligence for Leaders
Research from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) indicates that only 7% of leadership success is attributable to intellect! 93% of success comes from presence, honesty, authenticity, creativity, trust and integrity. Many of these elements are attributes of emotionally and socially intelligent leaders.
This programme aims at elevating your emotional and social intelligence competencies to build and maintain exceptional relationships in business in order to enable you to leverage from their capacity to optimise your personal impact power and to lead with distinction.
Business & Professional Etiquette
In today's competitive and uncertain times, people must learn to quickly adapt, integrate and succeed in diverse work environments. And that means business etiquette is more important than ever! A lot more than just "please” and “thank you”, etiquette is about presenting yourself with the kind of finesse that shows you can be taken seriously, are a good brand ambassador for your organisation and can responsibly accomplish your objectives. If you want to succeed in every situation, this is the course for you!
Coaching for Leaders in Transition
Moving to a new position of leadership is an opportunity but also bears real challenges for both company and individual. For the individual the pressure of facing new territory with the paradoxical excitement and fear of failure or the uncertain can be paralysing.
For the organisation, situations managed poorly in the beginning could have long-term effects on motivation and performance, undermining and alienating that leadership talent.
The LIS Executive Development programmes for Managers
Have you ever wondered how managers become managers? Research around the world reveals that they become managers the way parents become parents! Someone leaves or dies, a new project is born and one is elevated to that position.
In an instant their accountabilities and responsibilities have made a complete turn-around! They are now are responsible not only for their own performance but that of their teams as well.
This comprehensive programme will equip your managers with a cocktail of essential skills that are needed to be an effective and efficient manager.
The LIS Young Leaders’ Programme
When students complete University education, they find themselves at cross-roads. Many Universities do not necessarily deliver programmes that turn out graduates who are ready for the employment market. The graduates will often lack the requisite soft skills that are critical in launching and sustaining a successful career.
Our programme provides a comprehensive package of soft skills and basic leadership training that are all invaluable for a flying start in the employment market.
CRESTCOM International’s ‘Bullet Proof Manager’
You complete hundreds – even thousands – of hours of education to become a doctor, an accountant and in some countries even to drive a truck.
How does the world prepare talented professionals (your most valuable people) for the critical role of leading people? To address this vital learning need, Crestcom sought the input and experience of thousands of business executives in more than 50 countries to create the highly acclaimed Bullet Proof Manager course.
Managing Relations with the Media
For too long, CEOs and other leaders have concluded that it is impossible to engage with the media in any meaningful way. The usual argument is that the press is unfair, prejudiced, and always a negative factor. As such, most of these leaders adopt a policy of benign neglect toward the media. This strategy no longer works! The Media will make or break you. Learn how to build sustainable relations with the media.
How do you communicate effectively in the leadership context? Our philosophy rests on scientific research linking emotional intelligence to leadership and business success. We expose clients to the theory and concepts that encourage Resonant Leadership and blend in communication coaching to help clients enhance self-awareness, self-management and social awareness. We give clients the critical tools to convey difficult messages, sell ideas, motivate and direct to create winning teams.
Image & Impression Management
For leaders, Image is everything! One’s image is often synonymous with that of the organisation – imposing a weighty responsibility on the individual. Learn how to enhance your personal impact power and project confidence, professionalism and excellence! This programme is facilitated by Africa’s number one authority on ‘Image and Impression Management’. Gail Cameron has 20 years of experience in coaching leading business and public figures across Africa and the rest of the world.