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Leadership Management Training for High Performance!

Build Credible, Respected Leadership & Create Valued Employee Engagement

The Enemy of Successful, Significant Organizations

Low-performance, unpolished leadership, communication and relationship building skills are the enemy of organizations that want to:

  • Recruit and retain the best employees
  • Improve productivity and performance
  • Increase innovation
  • Capitalize on market opportunities and 
  • achieve BIG goals.

From our own personal work experience — in FORTUNE 500, big retail, manufacturing, consumer products and banking — and our work with 1000+ U.S. companies and small business enterprises, we know the frustration and financial drain that can happen when leaders and employees land on opposing teams.

DDI, a leading researcher in the corporate world, has created a Cost of Poor Leadership Calculator. According to their calculations, one poor Leader costs a company more than $126,000 over the course of a year due to low productivity, turnover, and staff dissension.

How to Make Amazing Things Happen

We also know when leaders, managers, supervisors and their employees respect and value each other and work together to accomplish a shared vision — amazing things can happen!

Successful, significant companies know the value of confident, respected, approachable leaders — leaders who aren’t afraid to engage and connect with their people — leaders trained in the art of building trusted employee relationships.

We’ve watched companies and organizations who invested in the leadership, communication and relationship building skills of their managers experience not only better performance and profits, but more positive, satisfied employees.

And our leadership management training equips leaders, managers and supervisors with the skills that support growth, performance and employee satisfaction. We show managers and leaders how to:

  • Gain confidence and respect
  • Build integrity-centered relationships with their people
  • Plan and manage resources strategically
  • Make high quality decisions
  • Reduce conflict and drama
  • Unlock the innovation and creativity of their teams
  • Foster a sustainable culture of teamwork and trust
  • And add value to the bottom line!

Curious how we do that? Download our training plan here.

Companies that increase their number of talented managers and engaged employees achieve HIGHER EARNINGS PER SHARE than their competitors.

Gallup, 2012

Comprehensive Leadership Management Training Transforms People & Performance

“The Foundation for Management Success”

Emerging or unprepared managers don’t always adjust well to new performance expectations and unfamiliar leader/employee dynamics. This session delivers a transition plan to successfully achieve management goals while building a credible leadership reputation.

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Partipants emerge understanding:

  • How to Transition into Leadership
  • 2 Key Approaches to Successful Planning
  • A Clear Process for Delegating Effectively
  • How to Set Goals with and for Employees
  • How to Establish Process & Performance Controls

“Communicating for Leadership Effect”

Effective leaders skillfully communicate and connect with people. This ability to build trust, set clear vision, listen to other views and diffuse discord impacts all facets of business operations. This session equips leaders with the communication skills to get better bottom line results.

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Partipants emerge understanding:

  • A Process for Connecting with Employees
  • How to Overcome Potential Communication Barriers
  • 3 Powerful Listening Techniques
  • How to “Earn the Right to Be Heard” by Leaders, Employees & Decision Makers

“Establishing Your Leadership Style”

The most influential leaders know the positive impact of using power and authority correctly and the consequences of misusing it. Learn to propel individual performance and empower the performance of others by defining your own influential leadership style.

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Participants emerge understanding:

  • 2 Leadership Styles in Today’s Workplace
  • Predictable Emotional Responses from Employees
  • How to Overcome Leadership Hurdles
  • How to Effectively Coach Employees
  • How and When to Counsel Employees
  • How to Strategically Empower Employees

“Practical Decision Making for Professional Leaders”

Leaders make hundreds of decisions each day, and they don’t usually intend to make poor ones. But most have never learned a decision-making process that yields better results. Leaders can reduce risk and capture competitive advantage with this model for making high quality decisions.

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Participants emerge understanding:

  • The 5 Bases for Decision Making
  • How to Mitigate Risk When Making Decisions
  • How to Improve the Quality of Your Decisions
  • How to Successfully Make Decisions in a Group Setting
  • How to Manage Conflict and Confrontation Around Decisions
  • How to Debrief Post-Decision

“Motivating New Breed Employees”

More than any other issue, leaders struggle with how to motivate their employees. Discover the truth about what genuinely drives any individual — regardless their generation — and you’ll finally know the secret to improving employee motivation!

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Participants emerge understanding:

  • The Top 5 Things Employees Want
  • Different Motivations Among Generations
  • Motivating Factors That Drive Better Performance
  • Behavioral Characteristics Motivating Team Members

“Building Work Teams That Work”

Recruiting and retaining high-caliber individuals is difficult. Getting them all to work together is tougher still. Achieve greater innovation and outcomes when you learn to successfully manage conflict and confrontation and lead teams to creative collaboration.

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Participants emerge understanding:

  • How to Manage Conflict and Confrontation Among Teams
  • How to Create an Environment of Health Competition
  • How to Increase Cooperation and Collaboration
  • How to Identify Existing and Future Team Problems
  • How to Build an Innovative Team

“The Art of Appraising Employee Performance”

Conducting employee performance appraisals may be the most dreaded leadership responsibility. But when used correctly, employee appraisals can be a great performance motivator. Learn four must-dos for performance appraisals that reduce frustration, negative aftermath and improve employee engagement.

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Participants emerge understanding:

  • Potential Performance Appraisal Pitfalls
  • 6 Must-Haves for Supervisors
  • How to Use a Critical Incident File
  • How to Conduct an Employee Appraisal: Before, During and After

“Secrets of Service Professionals”

Smart business leaders value the connection between service excellence, professionalism and bottom line results. Discover commonsense actions to build loyalty, goodwill and profitability — and set your enterprise apart from the competition!

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Participants emerge understanding:

  • The Cost of Poor Service
  • Employe Expectations of Service from Leaders
  • How to Debrief with Employees
  • 24 Commitments for Personal Professionalism

“Addressing the Challenges of Leadership”

Change does create new problems and great stress. But for leaders willing to see it, change also brings new opportunities! Learn the truth about change, fear and a success strategy for managing both. The result — a mindset that thrives on change and seizes opportunities others are afraid to explore.

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Participants emerge understanding:

  • 3 Foundational Characteristics of Change
  • 4 Universal Professional Fears
  • How to Manage Fear
  • Most Common Professional Stressors
  • How to Manage Stress

“Essential Concepts for Leading Yourself”

The best leaders effectively lead themselves first. Discover the information and expertise that sets leaders on the path to long-term personal and professional success.

Length: Typically half-day onsite, however we tailor each training session to the client’s specific needs.

Participants emerge understanding:

  • 5 Unpardonable Leadership Sins
  • 3 Foundational Disciplines
  • How to Set Personal & Professional Goals
  • How to Become the Expert Professionally
  • How to Make the Most of a Mentoring Relationship
  • 3 Basic Concepts for Making & Saving Money in Business

Let Us Help You Create a High Performance Leadership Culture!

270.365.1536  |  hello@vanhooser.com

Key Features

Time-tested Content

Tailored for Your Specific Needs

Strategic, Commonsense Skills

Face-to-face Training for High Engagement

Dynamic, Engaging Discussion & Delivery

Who Benefits

Team Leads

Service Staff

New Managers, Emerging Leaders

Supervisors, Managers

Directors, Executives

About Our Leadership Management Training

Leadership Management Training That’s Right for Your Team

  • Select one training course, a combination, or all of them.
  • Not sure which training sessions are right for your team?
  • Ask us to recommend a training plan for your unique requirements.
  • We’ll be glad to suggest options for you to consider.

Let’s talk about a training plan designed specifically for your team.

Reinforce & Extend Leadership Management Training

Most of our clients do. Combine our onsite leadership management training with our pre-designed online training courses and you get the best of both worlds:

  • Content-rich, highly engaged onsite management training.
  • Comprehensive online leadership management training to reinforce learning.

Get the best of both worlds with our online training — check it out.

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