The Leaders Road Trip
What happens when a group of leaders head out on a road trip?
Put a handful of leaders in the same car and you might think everyone would want to drive. Or at least navigate. Maybe that would have happened in the past, but today's leaders are all about leveraging the expertise of everyone in the room. Or, in this case, the car. This is an eight-week journey for leaders who want to be better than they already are. Leaders who know ongoing learning makes all the difference. Leaders who recognize how comparing notes with people who share the same pressures of leadership can be a career-defining experience.
Eight weeks that will evolve you as a leader.
We didn't want to say change you as a leader. The very fact you're looking into a program like this one demonstrates you already get what leadership is. The responsibilities. The possibilities. This isn't about changing you. It's about stretching you and giving you the opportunity to develop your skills. As John Wooden famously said, "It's what you learn after you know it all that counts."
Why "road trip?" Think back to that epic road trip you took in college. Or the most recent one with family. You learned about each other and you learned about yourself. The things you're good at and the situations you might struggle. You learned new ways to help others and you got better at asking for help yourself. That's what happens here. And it happens because you build trust. You may get in the car not knowing the person in the seat next to you, but before long you will find yourself with a lifelong friend and business compatriot.
The thing about road trips is sometimes they're not so comfortable. You have to overcome challenges and stay flexible. While the destination is important – in this case, developing your leadership skills – it is the journey that you will remember most. It is the journey itself that sharpens those skills.
During this Road Trip, you will...
Remember why you've chosen to be a leader. You'll connect back with your own North Star.
Learn the critical elements of Psychological Safety and how to infuse them in your organization.
Lock in your unique leadership brand.
Come to better understand today's work force.
Expand your breadth of leadership styles so that you can meet any situation the right way.
Improve your ability to communicate, handle hard conversations, and inspire your people.
Practice your skills in a confidential, supportive environment.
And, just maybe, have some fun along the way.
The Journey Talk Leaders Road Trip is a virtual coach-led experience. We meet on Zoom, once a week for one hour at a time. There will be a total of nine group calls, weekly peer coaching, and you will have individual coaching sessions with me. We’ll follow a Travel Guide that contains tools and resources, and travels a proven path. So we'll have a map. But, like any good road trip we also get to stay in the moment and take interesting side roads when they show up.
I was the founder of a company I led for more than 20 years, so I recognize how hard it can be to lead in real time. Today, I'm an ICF-certified executive coach and a designer and facilitator of leadership programs for the public and private sectors. Of course, I'll be happy to share more of my leadership experience when we talk.
To learn more about how this trip can work for you, reach out and let's talk. You can email me here or call me at 410-458-2298. As with all the Road Trips on Journey Talk, the Leaders Road Trip comes with the Road Trip Satisfaction Guarantee. If you don’t enjoy the ride and return refreshed and ready to roll, you will have all of your gas money returned.