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If you already have a good foundation of Organizational Health and just need some help in a specific area, the following topics can be done as stand-alone training:

Organizational Health

and Servant Leadership


Lessons in Servant Leadership


Training Objective:   Learn the leadership philosophy of Servant Leadership and how to apply its practical precepts with the people you influence. Servant Leadership is the foundation to Organizational Health, it’s not about title or position but about seeing the development of people as an equal end goal to performance and results. 

Resources:   “Lead Like Jesus” – Ken Blanchard, “Servant Leadership” – Robert Greenleaf, “People First” – Jack Lannom



Creating a Visionary Framework


Training Objective:   Explain the relevance of the “visionary framework” which creates a context for building team and culture and gives the team members a common vision to work toward. Create a local “BHAG” and “Vivid Description” that rallies the team. 

Resource:   “Built to Last” – Jim Collins



The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team


Training Objective:  Understand the basic building blocks of creating an effective team. Establish desired team behaviors that will lead to the results you want. Understand and leverage the strengths of each team member and overcome the weaknesses.

Resources:   “The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team” model and assessment – Patrick Lencioni, “Wired That Way” Temperament Assessment, “Strengths-Based Leadership” - Rath and Conchie



Creating Clarity


Training Objective:   Avoid confusion and cross-purposes by establishing “what’s most important right now.” Clarity builds on the Visionary Framework by identifying a singular, qualitative, short-term Strategic Goal with corresponding Objectives. Clarity also separates the important day to day objectives that must be maintained from the strategic objectives that stimulate progress.

Resources:   “The Advantage” – Patrick Lencioni, The Playbook model (Lencioni)



Communicating Clarity


Training Objective:   Identify and establish communication structures and protocols for the team and for the center that help everyone “know what’s going on around here”.

Resource:   “The Advantage” – Patrick Lencioni



Reinforcing Clarity


Training Objective:   Look at existing people systems and processes within the team and organization and ensure they reinforce “what’s important”.

Resource:   “The Advantage” – Patrick Lencioni



Death by Meeting


Training Objective:   Understand the dynamic role that meetings play in team cohesion and effectiveness. Establish a results-oriented meeting structure that best serves the team.

Resource:   “Death by Meeting” - Lencioni



Situational Leadership (SLII®) 


Training Objective:   Learn how to adjust your leadership style as people move from enthusiastic beginners to self-directed high achievers. Using the tool developed by Ken Blanchard, Situational Leadership is a practical and effective way to develop people and take the mystery out of performance reviews. 

Resource:   “Leading at a Higher Level” – Ken Blanchard



Leading Change


Training Objective:   Give the leader and team a framework for navigating through change. As the team keeps in step with the Spirit, moving toward their envisioned future, change will be continuous.

Resource:   “Leading at a Higher Level” – Ken Blanchard



Syncing Up the Spiritual Gifts


Training Objective:   Learn to appraise and appreciate the diversity on the team. Look at the Motivational and Ministry Gifts – how they sync up on a team, what they supply, and potential conflicts. 

Resources:   “Discovering Your God-Given Gifts” – Fortune, various resources on Ministry gifts

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