Inspire and influence your team members to achieve your goals as a team
Managers who will be promoted are the ones who not only manage efficiently but also lead their teams effectively. Learn how to work in a horizontal mode of operation apply a consistent theory in leading your team and teach critical leadership skills to members of your team, so each and every one of them can lead the team in your absence.
Why should you Attend: By attending, you will understand how to even more effectively:
Know when to manage and when to lead your team
Clearly visualize your goals and communicate them to your team
Identify your market's needs to better target your team's efforts
Help your team find creative solutions to workplace challenges
Develop a high-performance team
Use effective communication to motivate and coach
Would you like to learn more about the differences between leading and managing?
What about understanding how to more clearly visualize your goals and communicate them to your team?
How about being able to better target your team's efforts? Would you like your team to improve performance?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us all through those important topics, key questions and answers we all need to be able to address effectively to improve our team members' and team's performance, no matter how widely distributed everyone is!
Areas Covered in the Session:
What We Will Address
Understanding leadership style and the situation
Integrating your leadership and managerial roles
Examining the leader's role as motivator and coach and in high-performance teams
Distinguishing the three team types
Exploring the principles that make teams work
Differentiating team content and process
Diagnosing work-teams a work-team simulation
Develop a Basic Definition of Leadership
Define the Difference between Leadership Style and Leadership Attitude
Define Leadership as Service
Differentiate Operational, Transformational, and Visionary Leadership
Define Various Types of Teams
Develop Insight into Your Current Leadership Position and Leadership Process
Describe the Importance of Vision
Align the Organization and Team to the Vision
Synthesize the Interplay among Vision, Information, and Relationships
Describe How Teams Operate in a Chaotic Environment
Demonstrate How to Develop a Team's Vision, Mission, and Ground Rules
Diagnose Your Leadership Style
Apply the Most Effective Leadership Style to a Situation
Individual and Team Motivation
Describe Basic Motivation Concepts
Differentiate Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation
Develop the Keys to a Motivated Workforce
Define the Concept of Alignment
Prepare to Coach
Apply a Coaching Process
Practice Coaching Techniques
Building a Team
Describe the Characteristics of Effective Teams
Determine When to Build a Team
Develop Skills for Facilitating Teams
Celebrate the Team's Achievements
Who Will Benefit:
Senior Vice President
Regional Vice President
Chris DeVany is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle’s clients include global organizations such as Visa International, Cadence Design Systems, Coca Cola, Sprint, Microsoft, Aviva Insurance, Schlumberger and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He also has consulted to government agencies from the United States, the Royal Government of Saudi Arabia, Canada, Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom.
He has published numerous articles in the fields of surviving mergers and acquisitions, surviving change, project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance, in publications ranging from ASTD/Performance In Practice to Customer Service Management. His book, “90 Days to a High-Performance Team”, published by McGraw Hill and often accompanied by in-person, facilitated instruction, has helped and continues to help thousands of executives, managers and team leaders improve performance.
He has appeared hundreds of times on radio and television interview programs to discuss mergers and acquisitions (how to manage and survive them), project management, sales, customer service, effective workplace communication, management, handling rapid personal and organizational change and other topical business issues. He has served or is currently serving as a board member of the International Association of Facilitators, Sales and Marketing Executives International, American Management Association, American Society of Training and Development, Institute of Management Consultants, American Society of Association Executives, Meeting Professionals International and National Speakers Association. Chris is an award-winning Toastmaster’s International Competition speaker. He recently participated in the Fortune 500 Annual Management Forum as a speaker, panelist and seminar leader.
Chris has distinguished himself professionally by serving multiple corporations as manager and trainer of sales, operations, project management, IT, customer service and marketing professionals. Included among those business leaders are Prudential Insurance, Sprint, BayBank (now part of Bank of America), US Health Care and Marriott Corporation. He has assisted these organizations in mergers and acquisitions, facilitating post-merger and acquisition integration, developing project management, sales, customer service and marketing strategies, organizing inbound and outbound call center programs, training and development of management and new hires, and fostering corporate growth through creative change and innovation initiatives. Chris holds degrees in management studies and organizational behavior from Boston University. He has traveled to 22 countries and 47 states in the course of his career.