Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics

Why Attend

The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with the competencies required to make their organizations thrive in a changing world. Participants on this interactive course will have the opportunity to strengthen their practice of adaptive leadership no matter what role they play in their organizations. Also, this course presents tools and tactics to help participants lead and mobilize people and tackle tough problems while reaching high.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish technical problems from adaptive challenges and learn how to observe, interpret and intervene
  • Discover the implications of the status quo on their organizations and diagnose the system
  • Create an adaptive culture by mobilizing the system
  • Devise a plan to identify their roles, prioritize and articulate their purposes in an adaptive challenge
  • Apply tactics that will allow them to identify the emotional elements needed to lead an adaptive change

Target Competencies

  • Adaptive leadership
  • Envisioning and initiating
  • Influencing and motivating
  • Decision-making
  • Strategic thinking
  • Leveraging diversity
  • Capacity-building
  • Emotional understanding

What is the target audience?

Target Audience

Managers, business professionals, and individuals who have decided to master the tools and tactics of adaptive leadership in a world where change has become the only constant.

Purpose and possibility

1
The illusion of the broken system
2
Distinguishing technical problems from adaptive challenges
3
Distinguishing leadership from authority
4
Living the disequilibrium, observing, interpreting, and intervening
5
Experimenting and taking smart risks smartly
6
Engaging above and below the neck and connecting to purpose
7
Living life as a leadership laboratory
8
Resisting the leap to action and discovering the joy of making hard choices

Diagnosing the system

1
The elegance and tenacity of the status quo
2
Diagnosing the system and discovering structural implications
3
Determining the technical and adaptive elements
4
Identifying the four adaptive challenge archetypes
5
Recognizing the political landscape and uncovering values that drive behavior
6
Sharing responsibility for the organization’s future
7
Valuing independent judgment and building leadership capacity
8
Institutionalizing reflection and continuous learning

Mobilizing the system

1
Reframing the group’s default interpretations
2
Generating a diversity of interpretations
3
Designing effective interventions
4
Keeping work at the center of people’s attention
5
Managing authority figures
6
Protecting and engaging the voices of dissent
7
Creating a holding environment
8
Nurturing shared responsibility for the organization
9
Developing leadership capacity
10
Institutionalizing reflection and continuous learning Seeing yourself as a systemIdentifying your loyaltiesKnowing your tuningBroadening your bandwidthUnderstanding your rolesIdentifying your scope of authorityArticulating and prioritizing your purposesThe story you tell yourself

Seeing yourself as a system

1
Identifying your loyalties
2
Knowing your tuning
3
Broadening your bandwidth
4
Understanding your roles
5
Identifying your scope of authority
6
Articulating and prioritizing your purposes
7
The story you tell yourself

Deploying yourself

1
Staying connected to your purposes
2
Integrating your ambitions and purposes
3
Engaging courageously
4
Inspiring people
5
Being with your audience
6
Speaking from the heart
7
Running experiments
8
Growing your personal support network
9
Creating a personal holding environment
10
Renewing yourself
Instanbul, Turkey
05 - 09 April 2021

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Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed