This leadership development programme adds value by
making participants aware of and skilled in the universal competencies of exceptional leadership
guiding participants towards developing a personalised leadership brand based on universal leadership competencies
developing insight and skills with regard to self mastery or personal leadership as well as relationships management (interpersonal leadership)
"The more conscious the self-awareness,
the more light leaders bring. The more limited the self-understanding,
the more shadows leaders cast."
By the end of this course participants will have
knowledge and be skilled in developing a personalised professional, personal and interpersonalleadership brand.
1. Professional Leadership Brand – an achievement orientation
Orientation to a Professional Leadership Brand
Universal competencies and lessons for exceptional leadership
Building an inspired and emotionally intelligent organisation by:
understanding the fulfilling value of work – the inspiring element of work
the development of an inside-out, no-blame, service-oriented, principle and values centered
a sense of purpose and goal
orientation – taking effective action to achieve goals
– empowering team members
improving communication skills for better team interaction and team performance
in the team and the organisation through Character, Caring and Competence awareness
more effective time and stress management
Developing a personalised Professional Leadership Brand
Select ideas for your
personalised Professional Leadership Brand from the above orientation as well
as from the group discussion and your own life and work experience. Then formulate your personalised Professional
2. Personal Leadership Brand – Authentic
Orientation to a Personal Leadership Brand
Leadership The EPL Way facilitates leaders to develop a personal leadership
brand by means of three sequential strategies:
Clarifying your authentic True North – a personal vision
Knowing who you are and what you stand for
strategic orientation to continuously improve one’s personal leadership brand.
Constant And Never-ending Improvement
Clarifying your authentic True North – your
vision What does your True North look like in
terms of your six visionary compasses:
Compass (look above):
Integrity, Honesty, Morality
Compass (look within): (Gut
- Three inner voices, your true fire of passion - What gives meaning to your life?
Compass (look back): Your
roots – alignment between past, present and future
- Where do
you come from?
Compass (look ahead): A sense of purpose, goals
- What do
you want for your life? - What do
you want to achieve, to become?
Compass (look around):
Action steps to achieve
- What are
you prepared to do (action steps) to achieve your True North?
Compass (look beyond): What
you can become
- How do you
want to be remembered?
Knowing who you are and what you stand for! Seven questions are addressed:
How do you feel about yourself – your self-esteem?
What is your personal strengths and
What is important to you – what do you value?
Sustaining and developing life areas of
importance to you, e.g. spiritual, physical, mental, emotional and financial
What are you passionate about? What makes you happy?
What are your unique talents
- What makes
you unique? - What do
you want to be known for? - What do
you have to do to achieve it?
How do you want to be perceived?
- How do
people perceive you now? - Is this
how you want to be perceived?7 - Are you
willing to change that perception?
Strategic orientation: Constant And Neverending
Improvement(CANI) This is what Covey calls Sharpen the saw. It is about
preserving and enhancing the greatest asset you have – you. It is about renewing your internal life
pillars: your spiritual, physical,
mental and emotional life engagements.
The only true security in life comes from knowing that every single day
you are improving yourself in some way.
"I don’t worry about maintainingthe quality of my life, because every day I work on improving it."
A commitment to CANI is truly the universal insurance policy for life-long happiness. Remember that a compelling future is the food on which our souls thrive – we all need a continued sense of emotional and spiritual growth.
Developing a Personal Leadership Brand
Select ideas for your Personal Leadership Brand from the above orientation as well as from the group discussion and your own life and work experience. Then formulate a personalised Personal Leadership Brand.
3. Interpersonal Leadership Brand: Connecting with others and Building Quality Relationships
Orientation to an Interpersonal Leadership Brand
questions are addressed:
Who are the most important persons in your
What is your relationship to each of your
pivotal people? How well are you
connected to them?
What is your Social Intelligence Quotient?
What makes one’s relationships so important?
How can one build quality relationships?
Developing a personalised Interpersonal Leadership Brand
Select ideas for your
personalised Interpersonal Leadership Brand from the above orientation as well
as from the group discussion and your own life and work experience. Then formulate your personalised Interpersonal