The purpose of our SL Coaching Program is to maximize individuals’ personal and professional growth as a servant leader, their positive impact on their organization, as well as to support professional, departmental, and organizational growth. SL coaching:
Has an ethical base.
Aligns with company values.
Motivates a mind shift from power to servant based leadership.
Is results focused.
Inspires and equips experienced and newly emerging leaders.
Strengthens character and competency.
Aligns individual & organizational planning, and goal- setting.
Focuses first on growing yourself as a servant leader.
Targets SL behavior development.
This program assists the individual in developing a higher degree of emotional intelligence. Its behavioral focus encourages the participant to “think about their thinking” and be pro-active in their intention to serve others. Throughout the coaching process, the following behaviors and supporting skills are emphasized:
Serve First, Build Trust, Live Your Values, Listen to Understand, Think About Your Thinking, Add Value to Others, Increase Your Influence, Demonstrate Courage, Live Your Transformation.
Objectives are determined on an individual basis. Input from stakeholders in the sponsoring organization and manager is solicited. Based on this input, the coach and the individual work together to create a SL development plan that will be the foundation of the coaching program.
Phase I: Connect
This phase is designed to establish relationships and draft preliminary coaching goals. Its elements include:
Establish rapport and relationship
Educate origins and philosophy of SL
Discuss alignment with organizational values
Clarify “what coaching is and is not”
Determine how to work together
Identify preliminary coaching goals
Confirm coaching schedule
Phase II: Explore and Recognize
This phase is designed to uncover the individual’s naturally motivated strengths. We use a variety of assessment tools to ensure the person being coached gains greater self-knowledge, clarity, focus and direction. Tools used in this phase may include:
Strength Deployment Inventory
The Leadership Circle – 360-degree profile
Phase III: Determine
This phase is designed to ensure individual strengths and goals are aligned with organizational vision, mission, values, goals, and required SL development and business performance outcomes. It includes strategic alignment of:
Organizational and individual goals
Phase IV: Inspire and Equip Others
This phase is designed to implement goal-focused and action-oriented SL coaching results. Activation of the plan includes:
SMART goals and clear objectives
Outcomes and measurements
Healthy behaviors and daily practices
Who Should Attend?
Individuals in leadership positions who wish to positively impact the people they serve.
Includes one on one coaching with a SL coach and use of supporting books and assessment tools. See Learning Outcomes for details.