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  • TheElephant in the Room a presentation brought to you by: John Bradford
  • John Bradford John Bradford is the Senior Vice President of Profiles International Training and Consulting and Services. John is the driving force behind Profiles’ global consulting team, helping organizations identify, develop and deploy executive-level leadership talent. His ability to identify the business context of situation and apply creative thought to desired business results enables him to craft practical and realistic solutions that can be implemented from the C-Suite to the front line. Most recently, John and his team worked with a global company to identify the executive competencies that indicate leadership readiness. Using projected business results and the company’s 2020 Vision, John’s team developed an Executive Assessment process that accurately and reliably identified incumbent leaders who are candidates for higher lever positions, strengthening the leadership pipeline and allowing for succession planning. John’s team provides Executive Coaching Services for incumbent and aspiring global leaders on five continents. He has worked with businesses of all sizes and within a wide variety of Senior Vice President industries. John’s focus on the achievement of business results and ability to help clientsTraining & Consulting Services implement simple, practical and cost-effective solutions makes him a sought after resource for clients around the world. Some of John’s recent clients include AECOM, Eastman Chemical and Raytheon Corporation. A thought leader in the area of leadership development, John authored the Profiles’ CheckPoint Leadership Skill Building and Coaching series consisting of 18 Leadership Skill Builders. These Skill Builders include an on-the-job leadership process, practical leadership development activities, and a supporting coaching guide. Prior to joining Profiles International, Bradford served on the faculty at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has held senior positions with Fortune 100 and 500 companies, imagine great people ® shouldering full responsibility for organizational and employee development. He has also served as President and CEO for a United States based consulting firm. www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Who We Are • Founded 1991 • Over 45,000 clients served worldwide • Offices in nearly 130 countries • Founding member of the Association of Test Publishers • Microsoft Certified Partnerwww.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Creating Value for Clients We support our clients through the full employee life-cycle, helping them identify the best people for their jobs and then developing them to their fullest potential.www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Diverse Base of Marquee Clients Financial Services Retail & Consumer Travel & Hospitality Education & Government Technology Healthcare Energy & Utilities Business Services Client Highlights • 11,000 + active clients • Client base includes 152 Fortune 2000 companies • Represented in nearly 130 countrieswww.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • TheElephant in the Room a presentation brought to you by: John Bradford
  • The Elephant in The Room1www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved. 1
  • ObjectiveHow to corral and remove the elephant impacting your leader’s ability to maximize results achieved by direct reports, teams, departments, and or divisions.2www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved. 1
  • Introduction What is the elephant in the room? • It’s a situation that poses a significant threat to the organization. • Everyone aware of the situation, but is unwilling to openly identify or discuss.3www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Introduction Why the elephant allowed to hang around? FEAR OF . . . • Hurting or damaging a relationship • Say something I’ll regret • I must might be perceived as negative or antagonistic4www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Introduction What is the elephant in the room? In Your Organization? Poll #15www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved. 1
  • Poll #1 What is the elephant in the room in your organization? A. Relationship with your boss B. Expanding role C. Relationship with a direct report D. Under-performing team E. Not enough time6www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Elephant in The Room!The impact of todays business environment on leadership within YOUR organization! Business Under Pressure7www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Elephant in The Room! It’s the one thing that turns highly effective leaders intoefficient machines that can neutralize employee engagement. 8 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Elephant!Leaders are under severe compression because of changing nature of ‘THEIR’ role.9www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Room! * Achieve results with less resources! * In the most rapidly changing and most demanding economic climate!10www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Impact on the Leader? COMPRESSION!11www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Impact on the Leader? Changing Paradigm!FROM:Leader/ManagerTO:Leader/Manager & Individual Contributor12www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Impact on the Employees? Engagement!13www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Impact of Compression? 1. Role 2. Time 3. Presence14www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • RoleChanging role. . .• Dual role to triple role• Drive to be efficient in all aspect of role• Efficiency in work is value added• Efficiency in management is value added• Efficient leadership has negative impact 15 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Presence Presence. . . being totally in the present moment, fully aware, deeply listening, with a sense of being connected.16www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Time Efficient versus Effective17www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Elephant in The Room! How do you remove the elephant in your organization? Learn how to corral the elephant!18www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Corralling the Elephant Creating Powerful LEADERSHIP CONNECTIONS in the Smallest of Moments.19www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Three Variables, One Touch Point The Other People The Touch- Point The The Leader Issue20www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The Action is in the Interaction Approachable and Aspirational21www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved. 1
  • The Touch Point TriadAPPORACHABLE 3. ADVANCE the AgendaHow can 1. LISTEN How did I help? Intently it go? 2. FRAME the Issue 22 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • The EssentialASPIRATIONAL Head Heart Hand Logical Authentic Competent 23 www.profilesinternational.com Touch ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Guiding Thought “TOUGH- “TENDER- MINDED” HEARTED AND GENIUS OF THE “AND”24www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Leveraged effectively, Touch Points can Help Turnaround . . . • A personal relationship • A work relationship • The performance of a work team, department, division, enterprise25www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • YOUR STORY! What’s  the  elephant   in your room?26www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Do you need a Checkpoint? Your Story! Even Better On-Track On-Track Troubled TODAY JANUARY MARCH JUNE SEPTEMBER 201427www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Do you need a Checkpoint?28www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • ELEPHANT PREVENTIONCheckPoint measures one’s credibility as a leader - as experience by others Competence in WHAT you do + Effectiveness in HOW you do it = Your Credibility Factor 29 www.profilesinternational.com ©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • ELEPHANT PREVENTION “One of the hardest tasks of leadership is understanding that you are not what you are, but what you are perceived to be by others” Edward L. Flom30www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Perception – Real or Imagined? “We  measure  ourselves  by  our  intentions, other’s  measure  us  by  our  behaviors/actions”.31www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • CheckPoint 360º™ 3.50 – 4.25 Favorable Zone!32www.profilesinternational.comReport Page Two All rights reserved.©2012 Profiles International, Inc.
  • Executive Skill Set Summary * All Observer Ratings: All raters except self!33www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Executive Skill Set Summary34 * All Observer Ratings: All raters except self!www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Critical Skills Alignment Summary35www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • A Proven Path to Success Even Better On-Track On-Track Troubled TODAY JANUARY MARCH JUNE SEPTEMBER 201436www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Questions?37
  • Offer Slide – Poll 2 Would you like to remove the elephant from your room and receive a free CP360? 1. Yes 2. No38www.profilesinternational.com©2012 Profiles International, Inc. All rights reserved.
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