Leading Projects through Relationships, Commitment and Purpose©

Whether a cross function team, an affinity group, or merely getting colleagues on board with your idea most of us need lead individuals who do not report to us. Consequently, we must have the skills to influence behavior far more than control it. We must have both skill and personal development at the highest level to have people truly commit to the declared results.

Our ability to rapidly build relationships and maintain them through the normal conflicts that will arise is key. Knowing and living consistently with your life’s purpose grounds us in what’s important in every interaction.

In any given group we have highly motivated experienced team members who have no personal agenda or competing motivations, just a commitment to get the job done. But many individuals find themselves on teams with competing commitments due to multiple project responsibilities. It takes a deep understanding of psychology to fully engage these individuals. This is exactly what this course delivers.

This course approaches the complex issue of motivation by understanding and utilizing the commitments of the individuals to motivate and gain buy in whether they are team member’s sponsors or upper management.

The course will be delivered in a highly interactive experiential format. This course is built around the real situations and problems the participants face. This course will be rigorous and demanding for the participants. They will be expected to be introspective and willing to share their insights and observations. The goal of the course will be to give the participants both skills and psychological understanding to have their teams function at the highest possible level.

The course will cover:
*How to rapidly build relationships and use them as the foundation of commitment.
*Understanding the importance of the individuals’ personal commitments and harnessing that knowledge to create engaged team members.
*Preventing and overcoming burnout for you and team members.
*Knowing the value of understanding your purpose in life as a source energy and focus.
*Understanding the skills necessary for resolving conflict.
*Managing up, to sponsors line managers and boards.

Course Fee: $4,950 USD