The Leadership Challenge® helps leaders mobilize others to want to get extraordinary things done. This highly accessible program approaches leadership as a measurable, learnable, and teachable set of behaviors. It is rooted in the belief that leaders, teams, and organizations improve when ordinary people enable those around them to achieve extraordinary things. That’s why we’re proud to be Global Training Partner for The Leadership Challenge.
The Leadership Challenge is:
The Leadership Challenge is uniquely suited to benefit any organization because it is adaptable, learnable, and easy to implement. At the program's heart, The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® model is the framework that brings a common language to all levels of an organization. Activated by the powerful LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory® assessment, The Leadership Challenge unlocks the power of great leaders.
Leadership development is an investment; our goal is to help you maximize the return. As the #1 provider of The Leadership Challenge, we not only provide training to organizations, we offer the full suite of The Leadership Challenge Workshop materials and assessments.
The evidence-based content can be delivered to leaders in departments across your organization, from emerging leaders to senior executives. Our clients enjoy the following delivery options, as well as the public open enrollment programs we hold throughout the year in beautiful Sonoma, California.
The Leadership Challenge® Workshop is proven to increase leadership effectiveness. Based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership®, the two-day workshop is a highly interactive experience that develops leaders across all industries and sizes of organizations.
Join us in Sonoma, California, for a two-day public workshop and optional facilitator training:
Offered four times a year in Sonoma, California—the heart of beautiful Wine Country—our workshops are facilitated by highly skilled Certified Masters who bring the philosophy, principles, and lessons of The Leadership Challenge to life. Workshop attendees can expect a rigorous, effective program delivered through content-rich lectures, group discussions, workbook exercises, video case studies and team problem-solving.
What will you learn? Among other things, you'll learn to:
What else will you receive?
Who should attend?
The Leadership Challenge open-enrollment workshops is a unique opportunity to receive intensive leadership training and to interact with a variety of leadership high-potentials, senior leaders, HR and OD specialists, consultants, and executives.
What’s your investment?
The Leadership Challenge pricing does not include lodging, breakfasts, or dinners. A special resort rate is available for FlashPoint's guests at the workshop venue, MacArthur Place. For guests staying at MacArthur Place, breakfasts are included in the room cost. The 2016 room rate at MacArthur Place is $215 USD per night. We also host wine receptions on Tuesday and Thursday evenings featuring Sonoma Wines.
FlashPoint provides The Leadership Challenge® within organizations, alongside customized training and support for executives, learning professionals, leaders, and facilitators. This allows us to cater the content to support clients' business goals. We call our approach The Leadership Challenge Plus MORE.
In addition to The Leadership Challenge Workshop and LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory® customized in-organization solutions often incorporate:
Our emerging leader program is designed as a fast paced, highly experiential workshop introducing new and aspiring leaders to The Leadership Challenge®.
The workshop introduces new and high-potential leaders to leadership behaviors that are necessary for building credibility, engaging team members, and creating an attitude and process for an innovative mindset. An LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory® self-assessment challenges emerging leaders to focus on identifying their own values and take ownership of their leadership journey.
How does this program meet your organization's needs?
As a result of attending this program, your emerging leaders will:
Our emerging leaders program at a glance:
LPI®: Leadership Practices Inventory coaching builds leadership capabilities by providing leaders with support and accountability throughout their leadership development process after The Leadership Challenge® Workshop and/or LPI. This coaching helps leaders move from intent to action and reinforce what they learned. FlashPoint coaches bring out the best in each leader using the feedback received with the LPI, and organizations investing in coaching have found a return of more than seven times their initial investment.
What can you expect participants to receive from LPI coaching sessions?
What format options exist for LPI coaching?
During these confidential sessions, a coach guides the leader through the LPI feedback discussion, action planning, and execution. Between coaching sessions, leaders will complete challenging practical exercises directly related to their personal leadership development goals.
Group coaching creates a safe environment for leaders from different teams across the organization to discuss their LPI feedback and progress on action plans.
e-Coach is a follow-on program designed by FlashPoint to reinforce learning and encourage practice. The virtual program is delivered through a series of e-mail reminders with digital resources.
e-Coach at a Glance
Who is e-Coach for?
How does e-Coach benefit to your organization?
What specific tools will e-Coach participants receive?
“What truly differentiates the expert performers from the good performers is hours of deliberate practice. You’ve got to work at becoming the best…”
- The Leadership Challenge authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner
As a global training partner, FlashPoint can support your experience with The Leadership Challenge® with materials and assessments.
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To facilitate The Leadership Challenge® in your organization or to increase your understanding and delivery of The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, we offer The Leadership Challenge Facilitator Training.
What will you do?
What will you take away?
How do you prepare for The Leadership Challenge Facilitator Training?
Participants complete specific pre-work assignments in preparation for facilitator training. Pre-work includes:
Facilitator Training sessions are offered as open-enrollment public workshops four times a year in Sonoma, California, along with The Leadership Challenge Workshop (which is a prerequisite). Visit our events page, or contact us for more information.
“FlashPoint is steadfastly committed to making The Leadership Challenge® the best leadership development process you’ll ever experience. I know that FlashPoint will be your ideal business partner, and I recommend them with complete trust and confidence.”
The research-based assessment incorporated into The Leadership Challenge is the LPI: Leadership Practices Inventory, the best-selling and most trusted 360-degree assessment of its generation. The LPI helps individual leaders measure the frequency with which they demonstrate The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership and activates them based on their discoveries.
In addition to individual feedback reports, we can also provide in-depth reports that enable your organization to gain insight into entire groups of leaders with the group summary report or compare results over multiple assessments with the reassessment report.
We hold our workshops in beautiful Sonoma, California: The Leadership Challenge Workshop is followed by an optional Facilitator Training.
As the No. 1 provider of The Leadership Challenge, FlashPoint has a proven record of delivering rigorous and engaging content that benefits leaders and their organizations for years to come.
Whether you want to attend a public workshop, be trained as a facilitator, or bring a customized in-organization solution to your organization, with FlashPoint you'll find solutions that are measurable and lasting.
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