High Performance Leadership

High Performance Leadership
This 4-part course teaches how to achieve high levels of individual, group and organizational effectiveness through a blend of leadership, management and teamwork. The training emphasizes key principles of leadership including personal accountability, accountability for others, and the proven link between emotional intelligence and leadership success. It is ideal for professionals in a leadership role that lack formal management-leadership education and training.

Participants will gain new knowledge, skills, actionable tools and strategies to manage and lead with more competence and confidence. The agenda includes discussions about best practices and trends, such as understanding the critical role today’s manager plays in attracting, developing and retaining great talent.

One-on-one coaching is provided for each participant, to include feedback from online assessments (pre-requisite). This personalized feedback will relate to individual working-leadership style and EQ competencies such as self-awareness, interpersonal skills, empathy, social responsibility, stress management, impulse control, flexibility, and decision-making.

The structure of the course is a powerful blend of classroom instruction and exercises, peer interaction, one-on-one coaching, and self-paced online training tailored to individual needs.

Key Topics:
  • Principles and practices for successful leadership and management
  • Discovering your personal talents, motivations and leadership style
  • Recognizing and relating to others’ styles and motivations
  • Strategies and tactics for effectively communicating and influencing across the organization
  • Strategies and tactics to grow and sustain employee engagement
  • Building, leading and managing high performing teams
  • Performance management, talent development and succession planning
Please contact Clare Cox with any questions regarding professional development.

Upcoming events

    • 17 Jun 2014
    • Downtown Boston, TBD
    • 12
    High Performance Leadership


    Date: June 17, 2014

    Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 

    Trainer: Clare Cox 

    Audience: Managers, supervisors, senior staff/emerging leaders with 2+ years of management-leadership experience but little or no formal leadership training.

    Price: $925 member | $995 non-member 

    Location: Downtown Boston, TBD 

    This leadership "bootcamp" teaches how to 
    manage and lead with competence,
    confidence and compassion. The agenda includes discussions about best practices and trends, such as understanding the critical role today’s manager plays in attracting, developing, engaging, and retaining great talent.

    Key Topics

    • Leading with EQ--the link between emotional intelligence and leadership effectiveness 
    • Impact of employee engagement and disengagement
    • Discovering your unique leadership style, strengths and leadership potential
    • Addressing gaps and leadership "derailers" 
    • Building and leading high performing teams
    • Growing your professional network 
    • Strategies for success, including how to:                        -Adapt and lead situationally                                              -Manage competing priorities and strike a balance              -Lead a multi-generational workforce                                  -Gain organizational influence 

    The course is a powerful blend of classroom exercises, peer interaction and one-on-one coaching tailored to individual needs. It features personalized assessment feedback related to leadership characteristics for increasing self-awareness and developing success strategies.

    Pre-requisite: Complete online talent assessment (trainer will contact participants with link and passcode after they register).

    "Great class!" -Chris McIntosh, Boston Business Journal 

    "The presentation, materials and group interactions were highly engaging. I learned a great deal."               -Antoinette Coakley, Stop & Shop/Ahold

    Past participants include leaders from CVS, Hill Holliday, HP Hood, TJX Companies, WBZ/CBS, and many more.

    Clare Cox
    Clare CoxWith over 25 years of talent development experience, Clare serves as a trainer, coach, facilitator and consultant for industries that include advertising, retail, banking, financial services, healthcare,
    manufacturing, and higher education.

    Clare was recently named as one of 40 local top women leaders selected by the Boston Business Journal to "speed coach" 200 women at the launch of BizWomen during Mentoring Monday.

    Clare's expertise with performance psychology and Emotional Intelligence in the workplace has been instrumental in showing organizations how to identify, develop and retain top talent. 

    Clare manages professional development for The Ad Club, where advertising and communications professionals throughout New England grow their careers. She is among a top-ranked faculty of nationally known trainers that teach open enrollment classes as well as custom, in-house training for leading agencies and brands. 

    Utilizing a variety of powerful assessment tools, Clare helps teams and leaders increase self-awareness and build exceptional working relationships. She is certified in DISC, TriMetrix and the EQ-i assessment designed to help individuals achieve academic and career success.

    Clare is an active member the Women’s Business Connection Leadership Council of the South Shore, and former Chair of ATHENAPowerLink®, a unique mentoring program that increases the growth and profitability of women-owned businesses. Clare has served as a mentor to senior corps members of City Year Boston transitioning from leadership service to higher education and careers. She holds a Masters degree in Education from Boston University and a BA from the University of Massachusetts. Clare is an outdoor enthusiast, cyclist and avid Boston sports fan. She and her husband live on Cape Cod.

    Space is limited. Register, today!

    Have Questions about Professional Development? Contact Clare Cox at clare@adclub.org


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