Leadership Resources

The Effective Leadership Series is a comprehensive leadership development system that is uniquely designed to be part of a coaching relationship.  Help others sharpen their leadership saw using skill builders, inventories and storyboards to guide their development so that those you coach can build high-performance teams.  Flexible, online and downloadable resources are available in real time.

This expansive system is different from the other areas because it includes inventories, or profiles, to assess and leaders in key competency areas. The assessments can be administered as self-assessments or for a more robust evaluation a 180 and 360 version is available upon request. Request more information here.

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Assertiveness

Assertiveness: Skill Builder – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This Ministry Specific Assertivenes Skill Builder PDF booklet explores the subject of assertiveness and offers a whole process to help you to build skills in this critical area.

Assertiveness Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Assertiveness.

Assertiveness: Coaching Guide w/ Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Assertiveness is a resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Assertiveness: Assertiveness Style Profile (Online) – Online

This online Assertiveness Profile fully integrates with both the conflict and negotiation instruments in looking at an individual’s assertiveness style. The instrument plots individual scores in all quadrants of a grid, which reveal their use of four distinct assertiveness styles. These are the styles of Aggressively controlling, Passively observing, Warmly proposing, and Firmly asserting.

Change-Management

Change Management: Skill Builder – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Change Management for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Change Management Effectiveness Proflie – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This downloadable Change Management Effectiveness Profile looks at an individual’s capacity to manage change successfully (for themselves and others) using seven separate categories. This is a Ministry-Specific PDF Downloadable Product.

Change Management Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full colour Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Change Management.

Communications

Communication: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Giving Constructive Feedback for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Communication Effectiveness Profile – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This downloadable Communication Effectiveness Profile looks at an individual’s ability to effectively get their message across clearly using seven separate categories. This is a Ministry-Specific PDF Downloadable Product.

Effective Communication Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Communication.

Communication: Coaching Guide with Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Communication is a resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Communication Effectiveness Profile -180 – Online

Getting your message across in a way that is clear and coherent to everyone that is listening is a critical skill in organizational as well as personal life. This not only helps in one-on-one conversations but in the many different ways that we have to get our messages across in group situations and through an increasingly wide array of channels (some of which are very high-tech these days).

Communication Effectiveness Profile – 360 – Online)

Getting your message across in a way that is clear and coherent to everyone that is listening is a critical skill in organizational as well as personal life. This not only helps in one-on-one conversations but in the many different ways that we have to get our messages across in group situations and through an increasingly wide array of channels (some of which are very high-tech these days).

Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This Ministry Specific Conflict Resolution Skill Builder PDF booklet explores the subject of Conflict Resolution and offers a whole process to help you to build skills in this critical area.

Conflict Management Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This One Page Coach Ministry-Specific Storyboard on Conflict Management Skills helps you to focus on how you deal with conflict situations of all types and to sharpen your ability to deal with them effectively in every situation. Effective conflict resolution skills are a vital part of the day-to-day communication process.

Coaching Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Conflict Management is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis.? The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Conflict Style Profile (Online) – Online

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Conflict Management is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis.? The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Creativity

Creativity and Innovation: Skill Builder – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Creativity and Innovation for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Creativity and Innovation Effectiveness Profile – Ministry Specific (PDF)

The downloadable Creativity/Innovation Effectiveness Profile provides a detailed process for assessing an individual’s existing capacity to be creative. This is a Ministry-Specific PDF Downloadable Product.

Creativity and Innovation Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This One Page Coach Ministry-Specific Storyboard on Creativity and Innovation looks at the whole subject of creativity and innovation as an individual skill or a competency. It is a process that can be successfully deployed with some careful application when it is important to develop new ideas.

Coaching Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Creativity is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis.? The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Delegation

Effective Delegation: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This Ministry Specific Effective Delegation Skill Builder PDF booklet explores the subject of Delegation and offers a whole process to help you to build skills in this critical area.

Delegation Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This One Page Coach? Ministry-Specific Storyboard on Effective Delegation provides a step by step guide to identifying the need for assistance, and how entrusting other people with tasks in managed and
organised
ways can lead to significant benefits and advantages.

Coaching Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Delegation is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis.? The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Emotional Intelligence for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Emotional Intelligence Style Profile (Online)

This online Emotional Intelligence Style Profile uses participant responses to specific situations, real and hypothetical, a long two scales: ‘Degree of Structure,’ and ‘Motivation or Drive,’ thus creating a four-quadrant grid to help describe the tendency to draw on one or more styles: Reflective, Conceptual, Empathetic and Organized. A personalized report of results with development suggestions is included.

Emotional Intelligence Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This One Page Coach Ministry-Specific Storyboard on Emotional Intelligence looks at the concept of being ?intelligent? and in being ?emotional? and then the combined characteristics of people who are emotionally intelligent. This is done by looking at four emotional intelligence style types (and includes how to recognize them and start to apply each style in different circumstances).

Emotional Intelligence: Coaching Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Emotional Intelligence is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Generational Differences

Generational Leadership – PDF

This 12 page booklet on generational differences in the workplace includes an overview of the four generations currently in the workplace including Traditionalists, Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y, and discusses how to manage staff and build relationships across the generational groups.

Generational Style Assessment – Online

The online Generational Style Assessment helps determine an individual’s influencing style when relating to people from different age groups or generations in the workplace and help them to adjust or flex their own approach. The four styles (Steering, Empowering, Building, and Supporting) arise from intersecting two dimensions; the level of clarity and focus required by an individual or group, and the level of energy or engagement that is needed. Also included is a personal report of results containing development suggestions.

Generational Core Values*: A ReadyToManage Job Aid – PDF

Describes with cartoon icons the core values preferences of each of the 4 generations currently in the workplace. These are the Traditionals (born 1945 or earlier ), Baby Boomers (1946 – 1964), Gen X (born 1965 – 1981 ) and Millennials (born 1982 – 1997)

Generational Characteristics*: A ReadyToManage Job Aid – PDF

Describes with cartoon icons the general preferences of each of the 4 generations currently in the workplace. These are the Traditionals (born 1945 or earlier ), Baby Boomers (1946 – 1964), Gen X (born 1965 – 1981 ) and Millennials (born 1982 – 1997)

Generational Leadership Style Preferences*: A ReadyToManage Job Aid – PDF

Describes with cartoon icons the leadership style preferences of each of the 4 generations currently in the workplace. These are the Traditionals (born 1945 or earlier ), Baby Boomers (1946 – 1964), Gen X (born 1965 – 1981 ) and Millennials (born 1982 – 1997)

Generational Motivation Preferences*: A ReadyToManage Job Aid – PDF

Describes with cartoon icons the motivational preferences of each of the 4 generations currently in the workplace. These are the Traditionals (born 1945 or earlier ), Baby Boomers (1946 – 1964), Gen X (born 1965 – 1981 ) and Millennials (born 1982 – 1997)

Generational Team Preferences – PDF

Describes with cartoon icons the team preferences of each of the 4 generations currently in the workplace. These are the Traditionals (born 1945 or earlier ), Baby Boomers (1946 – 1964), Gen X (born 1965 – 1981 ) and Millennials (born 1982 – 1997)

Generational Communication preferences*: A ReadyToManage Job Aid – PDF

Describes with cartoon icons the communication preferences of each of the 4 generations currently in the workplace. These are the Traditionals (born 1945 or earlier ), Baby Boomers (1946 – 1964), Gen X (born 1965 – 1981 ) and Millennials (born 1982 – 1997)

Goal Setting

Goals and Objectives: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Goals and Objectives for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Goal Setting Effectiveness Profile – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This downloadable Goal Setting Profile looks at an individual’s ability to effectively set goals for themselves and others using seven separate categories. This is a Ministry-Specific PDF Downloadable Product.

Goal Setting Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This One Page Coach Ministry-Specific Storyboard on Goal Setting will provide you with the broad guidelines on the individual skills necessary to set goals for you and others, as well as helping you to ensure that everyone is engaged and motivated to reach their goals and targets.

Goal Setting: Coaching Guide with Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Goal Setting is a resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Goal & Objective Setting Profile (Online) – Online

This online Goal and Objective Setting assessment looks at an individual’s ability to effectively set goals and objectives for themselves and others using seven separate categories. Includes personalized report of results with development suggestions.”

Leadership

Leadership: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Leadership for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Leadership Effectiveness Profile – Ministry Specific (PDF)

The downloadable Leadership Effectiveness Profile assesses eight leadership qualities and skills: Emotional Intelligence, Contextual Thinking, Directional Clarity, Creative Assimilation, People Enablement, Reciprocal Communications, Change Orchestration and Driving Persistence. This is a Ministry-Specific PDF Downloadable Product.

Leadership Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full-color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process
through
the topic of Leadership.

Leadership: Coaching Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Leadership is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard ‘frame’. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Leadership Effectiveness Profile – 180 – Online

Although there are different views about what constitutes leadership excellence, it is possible to distil the key themes or broad categories from which most good leaders will draw to a greater or lesser extent.

Leadership Effectiveness Profile – 360 – Online

Although there are different views about what constitutes leadership excellence, it is possible to distil the key themes or broad categories from which most good leaders will draw to a greater or lesser extent.

Learning Styles

Learning Styles: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Learning Styles for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Learning Style Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Learning Style.

Listening

Listening: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Listening for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Listening Effectiveness Profile – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This downloadable Listening Effectiveness Profile looks at an individual’s capacity to listen effectively or to listen empathetically and attentively using seven separate categories. This is a Ministry-Specific PDF Downloadable Product.

Listening Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full-color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Listening.

Listening: Coaching Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Listening is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Listening Effectiveness (Online) – Online

This online Listening Effectiveness instrument looks at an individual’s capacity to listen effectively or to listen empathetically and attentively using seven separate categories. A personalized report for each category gives individuals a clear output graph to indicate their relative performance as well as detailed interpretation notes to use in personal action planning for improvement.

Management

Managing Poor Performance Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Managing Poor Performance.

Managing Poor Performance: Coach Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Managing Poor Performance is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Poor Performance Handling Style Mini-Profile – (Online)

Our brief assessment on Poor Performance Handling Style produces a simple 3-page style report showing an individual’s preference in a four quadrant Poor Performance Handling Style grid (Suggestive, Permissive, Directive and Collaborative Types). This is a PDF Downloadable Product.

Management Effectiveness Profile – Self – (Online)

The Management Effectiveness Profile can help a manager identify personal strengths and limitations within 12 specific competency areas.

Management Effectiveness Profile – 180 – (Online)

The Management Effectiveness Profile can help a manager identify personal strengths and limitations within 12 specific competency areas.

Management Effectiveness Profile – 360 – (Online)

The Management Effectiveness Profile can help a manager identify personal strengths and limitations within 12 specific competency areas.

Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills: An RSB Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

The ability to present well can be a significant benefit in organizational life. This Presentation Skills Rapid Skill Builder booklet seeks not only to reduce any trepidation about the presentation task, but offers specific guidance on how to better prepare for the event, how to assemble your material and how to deliver with more confidence.

Presentation Skills Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Presentation Skills.

Presentation Skills: Coaching Guide with Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Presentation Skills is a resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Problem Solving

Problem Solving: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Problem Solving for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Problem Solving & Decision Making Profile – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This downloadable Problem Solving and Decision Making Profile looks at an individual’s ability to solve problems and make decisions using seven separate categories. This is a Ministry-Specific PDF Downloadable Product.

Problem Solving Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Problem Solving.

Problem Solving & Decision Making Profile (Online) – Online

This online Problem Solving and Decision Making profile looks at an individual’s ability to solve problems and make decisions using seven separate categories. These are Critical thinking, Data gathering and processing, Tool selection methods, Lateral conceptualization, Alternative weighing ability, Risk assessment skills and Perception and judgment. Each category gives individuals a clear output graph to indicate their relative performance as well as detailed interpretation notes to use in personal action planning for improvement.

Team Building

Team Building: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

A short, practical, Ministry Specific, 12-page PDF booklet on the topic of Team Building for personal or team development or for use in conjunction with a Storyboard.

Team Building Effectiveness Profile – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This downloadable Team Building Effectiveness Profile looks at an individual’s ability to effectively build a team using the Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing model in seven separate categories. This is a Ministry-Specific PDF Downloadable Product.

Team Building Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Team Building.

Team Building: Coaching Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Team Building is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Time Management

Time Management: Skill Builder Booklet – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This Ministry Specific Time Management Skill Builder PDF booklet explores the subject of Time Management and offers a whole process to help you to build skills in this critical area.

Time Management Effectiveness Profile – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This downloadable Time Management Effectiveness instrument looks at how effectively individuals manage their time in a range of different situations and circumstances. The instrument divides the subject into seven separate categories. These are: Pre-disposition/temperament, Preparation skills, Organizational ability, Pressure management skills, Interruption management skills, Delegation skills and Results Orientation. This is a PDF Downloadable Product.

Time Management Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This full color Ministry Specific Storyboard gives an individual a simple step by step process through the topic of Time Management.

Time Management: Coaching Guide w/Storyboard – Ministry Specific (PDF)

This ministry specific storyboard-based Coaching Guide on Time Management is a 4-page resource which a coach can use to talk with an individual on a guided basis. The guide includes coaching info and guided questions for each storyboard frame. One copy of the Storyboard is included with this purchase.

Time Management Effectiveness Profile – (Online)

This online Time Management Effectiveness instrument looks at how effectively individuals manage their time in a range of different situations and circumstances. The instrument divides the subject into seven separate categories. These are: Pre-disposition/temperament, Preparation skills, Organizational ability, Pressure management skills, Interruption management skills, Delegation skills and Results Orientation.