Master Your Leadership “Force”

Master Your Leadership “Force”

Master Your Leadership “Force”

Part of the LEAD with SPEED Workshop Series

Force in physics is Mass times Acceleration.  This is also true for leadership. The key to greatly enhancing your value as a leader is your ability to accelerate the whole of an organization. This workshop is for new and experienced leaders. You will learn the skills for stepping into new situations and be able to immediately push the accelerator. You will learn the skills to take an existing organization and put accelerants into the mix to speed up existing initiatives. You will immediately apply all that you learn.  

Key Learning Outcomes:

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Provide Mountains to Climb

Clear easily achievable goals are nice. Clear, challenging, motivating goals are so much better. Learn how to provide goals that inspire individuals and groups to strive for the mountaintops.
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Set Expectations Of Excellence

Setting clear goals is NEVER enough. The leaders with the best outcomes are very clear about the expectations of how the work is accomplished. Learn how to master the subtle art of setting expectations that lead people to deliver what you truly expect and need.
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The Critical Key To Organizational (Mass) Acceleration

There is a critical key many leaders miss. Think how single individuals set the pace for whole sports teams. This is also true for business. You will learn the mindset and unique methods needed to lead your key individuals to be the spark that elevates the whole.
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Acceleration Wins

Speed is good. Acceleration is what wins. All the skills learned thus far provide the foundation. This final piece is how to provide the right moments of leadership at the right time to ensure the acceleration will continue.
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Mastering Leadership Force

Let the acceleration begin. Each participant walks out with an action plan that starts now.
Organizational speed is based on the speed of the leaders. Which is based on mastery of their leadership force.

Workshops in this Series:

Master Your Leadership “Force”

Force in physics is Mass times Acceleration. 

This is also true for leadership.

The key to greatly enhancing your value as a leader is your ability to accelerate the whole of an organization.

Leadership force never comes from a title or a formal position.

It comes from the mindset within you.

It comes from the skills to be able to bring others with you on the journey of exceptional.

read more

The Leadership Acceleration Engine

The keys to growing and thriving as a business hinges on great leadership.
Being a great leader hinges on the ability to constantly, learn and implement new skills, to continuously improve as a leader.
This workshop focuses on putting into place for every individual, and as a team, the key skills for learning and improving faster.
At constant acceleration, one can reach light speed leadership.

read more

Make the Exceptional Leadership Choice

Fantastic. Amazing. Wow. Exceptional.
People can always tell the difference between the good and the exceptional.
The first thing to know about exceptional leadership is that it is a choice.
How to make that choice is a challenge.
Learn how to do make the exceptional choice in this intensive experiential workshop.

read more
“Change is not easy but Alan can make it look like it is. Alan provided the trifecta of what we needed: breakthrough insights, relentless focus on VALUE, and the magic ability of getting buy-in with key stakeholders.”
Don Sevey

Director of Information Technology, Cornell University

“Our morale was suffering and overtime and heroics were the norm. With Alan’s consulting, we transformed into a highly productive, enjoyable organization where top talent lined up to join our team.”
David VanEpps

Sr. Delivery Director, Omnichannel Integrator, Speaker, and Author, Acxiom

Pre- and Post-Workshop Added Value:

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Pre Workshops Mindset Preparation

Alan will provide a right-sized package of pre-read items and questions to consider.
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Post-Workshop Booster Engine

Too often the “real-world” overwhelms workshop learnings. Alan provides a post-workshop booster engine at just the right time in the month following the workshop.
find the right fit
Pricing Options
This option includes the following values.
  • The workshop will be held for a minimum of 5 participants and up to 20 participants.
  • The workshop will be held for 2 days.
  • Pre Workshops Mindset Preparation
    • Detailed, useful guidance will be provided to workshop preparation for preparation.
    • Participants get the best results when they properly prepare to be able to immediately use what they learn.
    • The preparation materials will include a small amount of reading and a small number of questions for consideration.
  • Post-Workshop Booster Engines
    • Too often the “real-world” overwhelms workshop learnings. We shall not let that happen!
    • Alan provides a post-workshop booster engine at just the right time in the month following the workshop.
Continental USA Fee for this option is $15,000 USD.   
  • Note: The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!

Option 2 has all the value of option 1, with some additional sizzle just for you.

In addition to the features of option 1, this option is expanded such that:
  • Alan will tailor the workshop to your unique needs.
    • Alan will interview workshop sponsors and selected to participants to understand your unique needs.
    • Alan will tailor the workshop to your needs.
  • Pre-workshop Sizzle.
    • The preparation materials provided to participants will be tailored to organizational needs.
    • Alan will hold a teleconference with workshop participants to fully prepare them for the workshop experience.
  • Post-workshop Sizzle.
    • Alan will hold a teleconference six weeks following the workshop.
    • Alan will interview a selection of participants to understand the challenges being faced.
    • The teleconference will be focused on ensuring the key challenges are addressed and overcome.
  • Alan will be holding your goals high and providing you with the guidance required to reach them.
Continental USA Fee for this option is $22,000 USD.
  • This fee includes all the value of option 1 and 2.
  • The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!

The following are the booster rockets of value that are added to the value offered in option 2.

 
  • This option provide all workshop participants and their sponsors unlimited access to advisory coaching for four (4) months.
    • Participants set the pace.
    • You contact Alan when needed.
    • Alan will answer most questions within 2 work hours.
    • Alan will review documents and other work products and provide detailed feedback. This feedback will take place within 1 business day.
  • Alan will provide 4 teleconferences.
    • The teleconferences will provide guidance on the key common issues that came up during advisory coaching.
    • The teleconferences will take place approximately one per month.
    • The final teleconference will be focused on how to continue to accelerate your leadership force “on your own.”
Continental USA Fee for this option is $35,000 USD.
  • This fee includes all the value of option 1 and 2 and 3.
  • The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!

Ready to book?

Case Studies

The Leadership Acceleration Engine

The Leadership Acceleration Engine

The Leadership Acceleration Engine

Part of the LEAD with SPEED Workshop Series


The speed of the organization is the speed of the leader.

Are you getting faster?

The keys to growing and thriving as a business hinges on great leadership.
Being a great leader hinges on the ability to constantly, learn and implement new skills, to continuously improve as a leader.
This workshop focuses on putting into place for every individual, and as a team, the key skills for learning and improving faster.

At constant acceleration, one can reach light speed leadership.

Key Learning Outcomes:

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Know Your Measures of Exceptional Leadership Success

How do you measure success?

How do you know you are actually improving?

The first key to accelerating your leadership is to actually know if you are!

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Establish Your Rapid Triage System

What are the critical areas you must improve?

How do you know?

We will establish methods you can persistently use to understand the most important, high leverage improvement steps you can take.

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Claim Your Acceleration Story

Acceleration stories have three major arcs. Where have you been?  Where are you now?  Where are you going?

Mastering this story for yourself will also provide a powerful story for leading others.

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Learn how to Learn. Fast.

What is your best learning style?

What are your major barriers to learning and applying new mindsets and skills?

Mastering your own leadership learning system is the critical skill for acceleration.

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Run Over Hills, Quicksand, and Other Barriers to Your Acceleration

This happens to often to people: “Learn. Apply. It didn’t work. Stop.”

We will identify the most common barriers to true improvement and how they apply specifically to you.

Your acceleration engine will be equipped to run over the barriers that stop others.

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Immediately Apply To Real World Situations

Let the acceleration begin.

Each participant walks out with an action plan that starts now.

With constant acceleration, you will reach light speed leadership.

Workshops in this Series:

Master Your Leadership “Force”

Force in physics is Mass times Acceleration. 

This is also true for leadership.

The key to greatly enhancing your value as a leader is your ability to accelerate the whole of an organization.

Leadership force never comes from a title or a formal position.

It comes from the mindset within you.

It comes from the skills to be able to bring others with you on the journey of exceptional.

read more

The Leadership Acceleration Engine

The keys to growing and thriving as a business hinges on great leadership.
Being a great leader hinges on the ability to constantly, learn and implement new skills, to continuously improve as a leader.
This workshop focuses on putting into place for every individual, and as a team, the key skills for learning and improving faster.
At constant acceleration, one can reach light speed leadership.

read more

Make the Exceptional Leadership Choice

Fantastic. Amazing. Wow. Exceptional.
People can always tell the difference between the good and the exceptional.
The first thing to know about exceptional leadership is that it is a choice.
How to make that choice is a challenge.
Learn how to do make the exceptional choice in this intensive experiential workshop.

read more
“Alan has been a wonderful mentor coach to me. He has always proactively guided me and given great advice in challenging situations that I have faced. He doesn’t just provide answers, but shows how to apply critical thinking to complex situations.
Carl Wyrwa

Vice President, Quality, Beckman Coulter

“Intelligent, chopping complexity into small bites in sophisticated ways, and always hopeful, Alan is the essence of a perfect consultant.
Sue Unger

Lead Analyst, Xerox Corporation

Pre- and Post-Workshop Added Value:

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Pre Workshops Mindset Preparation

Alan will provide a right-sized package of pre-read items and questions to consider.
Z

Post-Workshop Booster Engine

Too often the “real-world” overwhelms workshop learnings. Alan provides a post-workshop booster engine at just the right time in the month following the workshop.

"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory. " — W. Edwards Deming

The leader who masters self-improvement (change) will find leading organizational improvement exhilarating.

find the right fit
Pricing Options
This option includes the following values.

  • The workshop will be held for a minimum of 5 participants and up to 20 participants.
  • The workshop will be held for 2 days.
  • Pre Workshops Mindset Preparation
    • Detailed, useful guidance will be provided to workshop preparation for preparation.
    • Participants get the best results when they properly prepare to be able to immediately use what they learn.
    • The preparation materials will include a small amount of reading and a small number of questions for consideration.
  • Post-Workshop Booster Engines
    • Too often the “real-world” overwhelms workshop learnings. We shall not let that happen!
    • Alan provides a post-workshop booster engine at just the right time in the month following the workshop.

Continental USA Fee for this option is $15,000 USD.   

  • Note: The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!

Option 2 has all the value of option 1, with some additional sizzle just for you.

In addition to the features of option 1, this option is expanded such that:

  • Alan will tailor the workshop to your unique needs.
    • Alan will interview workshop sponsors and selected to participants to understand your unique needs.
    • Alan will tailor the workshop to your needs.
  • Pre-workshop Sizzle.
    • The preparation materials provided to participants will be tailored to organizational needs.
    • Alan will hold a teleconference with workshop participants to fully prepare them for the workshop experience.
  • Post-workshop Sizzle.
    • Alan will hold a teleconference six weeks following the workshop.
    • Alan will interview a selection of participants to understand the challenges being faced.
    • The teleconference will be focused on ensuring the key challenges are addressed and overcome.
  • Alan will be holding your goals high and providing you with the guidance required to reach them.

Continental USA Fee for this option is $22,000 USD.

  • This fee includes all the value of option 1 and 2.
  • The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!
The following are the booster rockets of value that are added to the value offered in option 2.

  • This option provide all workshop participants and their sponsors unlimited access to advisory coaching for four (4) months.
    • Participants set the pace.
    • You contact Alan when needed.
    • Alan will answer most questions within 2 work hours.
    • Alan will review documents and other work products and provide detailed feedback. This feedback will take place within 1 business day.
  • Alan will provide 4 teleconferences.
    • The teleconferences will provide guidance on the key common issues that came up during advisory coaching.
    • The teleconferences will take place approximately one per month.
    • The final teleconference will be focused on how to continue to accelerate your leadership force “on your own.”

Continental USA Fee for this option is $35,000 USD.

  • This fee includes all the value of option 1 and 2 and 3.
  • The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!

Ready to book?

Case Studies

A Paradigm Shift in Leadership

A Paradigm Shift in Leadership

The CEO of a 500+ person high-tech development organization had recently hired a very strong CTO. He began to wonder if perhaps he was “too strong?” The CTO seemed to be doing the right things, but in doing so was upsetting many of organization’s employees.

Make the Exceptional Leadership Choice

Make the Exceptional Leadership Choice

Make the Exceptional Leadership Choice

Part of the LEAD with SPEED Workshop Series


The difference between good and 
exceptional is dramatic.

Fantastic. Amazing. Wow. Exceptional.

People can always tell the difference between the good and the exceptional.

The first thing to know about exceptional leadership is that it is a choice.

How to make that choice is a challenge.

Learn how to do make the exceptional choice in this intensive experiential workshop.

Key Learning Outcomes:

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Four Critical Obligations of Exceptional Leadership

Exceptional leadership starts with knowing what your “true north” points towards.
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Explore Exceptional Leadership

Discuss, debate and evaluate yourself against the key elements of exceptional leadership.
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Claim True Confidence

Overcome your inner barriers and start working on your calm center of confidence.
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Speak the Language of the Leaders

Inner confidence is insufficient if you do not speak the language of leadership.
Learn the key things you can do wrong and the most important things to do correctly.
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The Martial Arts of Leadership

Those in important positions have extreme pressure on them and their organization for cost saving, higher value, faster schedules and more. Learn the martial arts of exceptional leadership for using this pressure to channel energy into yourself and your organization in positive ways.
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Grow Your Value Equation

People do not come to the exceptional leaders for their specific knowledge. They come because they trust the calm confidence that those leaders bring that will get things done well. The value equation of exceptional leadership is focused on growing the value provided while decreasing the sweat and effort required.

The exceptional leader rises above.

A Sample of Other Workshops in this Series:

Master Your Leadership “Force”

Force in physics is Mass times Acceleration. 

This is also true for leadership.

The key to greatly enhancing your value as a leader is your ability to accelerate the whole of an organization.

Leadership force never comes from a title or a formal position.

It comes from the mindset within you.

It comes from the skills to be able to bring others with you on the journey of exceptional.

read more

The Leadership Acceleration Engine

The keys to growing and thriving as a business hinges on great leadership.
Being a great leader hinges on the ability to constantly, learn and implement new skills, to continuously improve as a leader.
This workshop focuses on putting into place for every individual, and as a team, the key skills for learning and improving faster.
At constant acceleration, one can reach light speed leadership.

read more

“Alan’s enthusiasm and inspiration is contagious. His constant optimism and true-life experiences were very refreshing. Alan’s leadership showed new avenues to explore, without losing hope in our fellow humans even when it’s not always smooth sailing.”

Catherine Sealby

Lead Engineer, Nedbank, Capetown, South Africa

“Alan is one of the most talented individuals who I have every known. He is a great motivator, project manager, problem solver, and a truly wonderful person.”

David Scherb

Business Manager, Software Engineering Institute

Pre- and Post-Workshop Added Value:

Z

Pre Workshops Mindset Preparation

Alan will provide a right-sized package of pre-read items and questions to consider.
Z

Post-Workshop Booster Engine

Too often the “real-world” overwhelms workshop learnings.
Alan provides a post-workshop booster engine at just the right time in the month following the workshop.

This intense workshop and follow-on work is designed to provide the proper tools to be able to master the journey of the exceptional. It is a choice that provides the power to greatly enhance the value of your leadership to your organization and your life.

find the right fit
Pricing Options

This option includes the following values.

  • The workshop will be held for a minimum of 5 participants and up to 20 participants.
  • The workshop will be held for 2 days.
  • Pre Workshops Mindset Preparation
    • Detailed, useful guidance will be provided to workshop preparation for preparation.
    • Participants get the best results when they properly prepare to be able to immediately use what they learn.
    • The preparation materials will include a small amount of reading and a small number of questions for consideration.
  • Post-Workshop Booster Engines
    • Too often the “real-world” overwhelms workshop learnings so lets make sure the learning are not lost!
    • Alan provides a post-workshop booster engine at just the right time in the month following the workshop.

Continental USA Fee for this option is $15,000 USD.   

  • Note: The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!

Option 2 has all the value of option 1, with some additional sizzle just for you.

In addition to the features of option 1, this option is expanded such that:

  • Alan will tailor the workshop to your unique needs.
    • Alan will interview workshop sponsors and selected to participants to understand your unique needs.
    • Alan will tailor the workshop to your needs.
  • Pre-workshop Sizzle.
    • The preparation materials provided to participants will be tailored to organizational needs.
    • Alan will hold a teleconference with workshop participants to fully prepare them for the workshop experience.
  • Post-workshop Sizzle.
    • Alan will hold a teleconference six weeks following the workshop.
    • Alan will interview a selection of participants to understand the challenges being faced.
    • The teleconference will be focused on ensuring the key challenges are addressed and overcome.
  • Alan will be holding your goals high and providing you with the guidance required to reach them.

Continental USA Fee for this option is $22,000 USD.

  • This fee includes all the value of option 1 and 2.
  • The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!

The following are the booster rockets of value that are added to the value offered in option 2.

 

  • This option provide all workshop participants and their sponsors unlimited access to advisory coaching for four (4) months.
    • Participants set the pace.
    • You contact Alan when needed.
    • Alan will answer most questions within 2 work hours.
    • Alan will review documents and other work products and provide detailed feedback. This feedback will take place within 1 business day.
  • Alan will provide 4 teleconferences.
    • The teleconferences will provide guidance on the key common issues that came up during advisory coaching.
    • The teleconferences will take place approximately one per month.
    • The final teleconference will be focused on how to continue to accelerate your leadership force “on your own.”

Continental USA Fee for this option is $35,000 USD.

  • This fee includes all the value of option 1 and 2 and 3.
  • The cost of Alan’s travel and lodging is additional to this fee.
  • International clients please inquire about how we can make this workshop work for you!

Ready to book?

Case Studies

A Paradigm Shift in Leadership

A Paradigm Shift in Leadership

The CEO of a 500+ person high-tech development organization had recently hired a very strong CTO. He began to wonder if perhaps he was “too strong?” The CTO seemed to be doing the right things, but in doing so was upsetting many of organization’s employees.

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