Coached        Leadership        Circles.	          Cheryl Alexander & Associates!                                        ...
Cheryl Alexander & Associates (CAA) interviewed 10,000people about what led to their career success, engagement,productivi...
The Need for Peer Learning + Coaching!“With today’s fast-changing technology, increasinglyglobal, multi-cultural, and team...
A NEW PATH TO LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT !                      Copyright 2012. Cheryl Alexander & Associates. All Rights Rese...
CAA Launches Coached Leadership Circles in 2003! Marriage of peer and executive coaching with professionaldevelopment, gr...
ROI: Survey from 300+ Graduates        (6 months – 3 years post CAA Coached Leadership Circles)!! 84% Experienced Higher E...
Optional Enhancement: Involve	  Par+cipants	  In	  Strategic	  Projects	  	                                               ...
As an Organization, You Benefit By: 	                                                                               !1)  Im...
As a Participant, You Benefit By: 	                                                               !1)  Becoming	  part	  of...
Representative Feedback  “This program became my anchor in the storms. It gave me courage,! strength and the platform from...
What Makes CAA Coached Leadership Circles Unique! Role of the coaches ! Rapidly builds trust and authentic dialogue! Co...
Why Coach-Led is Key!  Creating and maintaining a safe environment!  Motivating all participants to go deep, fast!  Ask...
Ques0ons?	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	 ...
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Introduction to caa coached leadership circles 3.23.12

  1. 1. Coached Leadership Circles.   Cheryl Alexander & Associates! One Table ! Multiple Minds ! Breakthrough Conversation ! Profound Connections ! Expanded Possibilities ! Extraordinary Results!   www.cherylalexander.com  tamara@cherylalexander.com  651-­‐442-­‐0073  
  2. 2. Cheryl Alexander & Associates (CAA) interviewed 10,000people about what led to their career success, engagement,productivity, dissatisfaction and departure: !    LEADERS THRIVE WHEN THEY:!! Capitalize on their strengths, values, perspectives andexperiences.!! Experience trust, respect, and desire for multiple perspectives.Their voice makes a difference.!! Gain honest feedback, mentor one another, grow, and seek input.!! Have practices that keep life and self in dynamic balance.!   Copyright  2012.  Cheryl  Alexander  &  Associates.  All  Rights  Reserved.  
  3. 3. The Need for Peer Learning + Coaching!“With today’s fast-changing technology, increasinglyglobal, multi-cultural, and team-based workenvironments, no one mentor can possibly providethe guidance, exposure, and opportunities that areso essential to effectively managing current jobchallenges or preparing for future leadership roles.”! ! ! !! ! !- MIT Sloan Management Review! Copyright 2012. Cheryl Alexander & Associates. All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. A NEW PATH TO LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ! Copyright 2012. Cheryl Alexander & Associates. All Rights Reserved
  5. 5. CAA Launches Coached Leadership Circles in 2003! Marriage of peer and executive coaching with professionaldevelopment, grounded in positive psychology and character basedleadership. !! Sustained authentic engagement through structured deep discussionabout what matters. Focus on critical career competencies and coreleadership behaviors. Each month new insights are embedded inaction, culminating in final individual ROI impact presentations.!! Customized 6-12 month programming. 1300 graduates.!! Representative clients: Covidien, Medtronic, Boston Scientific,Carlson School of Management, Allianz, Flint Hills Resources, BuffaloWild Wings, MN Recreation & Parks Association!   “The program moved me from disconnected and unmotivated ! to very engaged.”!   Copyright  2012.  Cheryl  Alexander  &  Associates.  All  Rights  Reserved.    
  6. 6. ROI: Survey from 300+ Graduates (6 months – 3 years post CAA Coached Leadership Circles)!! 84% Experienced Higher Engagement With Boss Or Colleagues, With !Positive Outcomes!!! 83% Experienced Increased Engagement In, And Enthusiasm For Their Work!! 77% Are More Proactive In Managing Their Career!! 76% Experienced Improved Leadership And Influence Skills! 74% Received Feedback From Their Boss Indicating ImprovedPerformance!! 70% Experienced Increased Commitment To Their Organization!Copyright 2012. Cheryl Alexander & Associates. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Optional Enhancement: Involve  Par+cipants  In  Strategic  Projects     ! Provide  leadership  opportuniFes  and  addiFonal  tangible  value  to  the  organizaFon  by  involving  parFcipants  in  strategic  projects  focused  on  key  prioriFes  in  business  units.  ParFcipants  present  results  to  senior  leadership.    ! Benefits  to  the  Organiza0on:    1)  Align  high  potenFal  projects  with  future  leaders  by  creaFng  a  forum  for  parFcipants  to  link  their  experFse  to  business  success.  2)  Give  parFcipants  hands-­‐on  experience  with  proposing,  resourcing,  execuFng  and  measuring  a  strategic  project  with  relevance  to  the  greater  organizaFon.  3)  Link  parFcipants  with  visible  role  models  and  funcFonal  experts  within  the  organizaFon  to  expand  producFve  sharing  of  ideas  across  business  groups.    *  ExecuFves,  coaches,  and  program  alum  act  as  consultants  to  each  coached  leadership  circle.  Strategic  project  skills  development  provided  in:  Project  Management;  Working  in  Virtual  Teams;  Powerful  PresentaFon  Skills.       Copyright  2012.  Cheryl  Alexander  &  Associates.  All  Rights  Reserved.    !
  8. 8. As an Organization, You Benefit By:   !1)  Improving  engagement  and  retenFon.    2)  Expanding  the  capacity,  impact,  influence  and   resilience  of  your  leaders.    3)  Increasing  collaboraFon  and  innovaFve  thinking.    4)  Broadening  the  reputaFon  of  your  organizaFon  as  a   great  place  to  work.      !     Copyright  2012.  Cheryl  Alexander  &  Associates.  All  Rights  Reserved.    !
  9. 9. As a Participant, You Benefit By:   !1)  Becoming  part  of  a  deeply  connected  community,  with  renewed  clarity,   energy,  engagement  and  passion.    2)  Linking  life  vision,  relaFonships,  and  career  to  reach  professional  and   personal  goals,  with  tools  enabling  you  to  be  at  your  best  more  of  the   Fme,  so  you  can  thrive  and  remain  whole  even  in  the  midst  of  chaos.    3)  Tackling  your  current  business,  leadership  and  life  issues  with  new   insight,  skills  and  perspecFve,  to  address  rapidly  changing  technology,   shiing  organizaFonal  structures,  and  unse]led  global  marketplace   dynamics.    4)  CreaFng  your  own  map  to  guide  you  through  the  oen  turbulent  waters   of  managing  in  the  office  and  at  home,  into  the  calmness  of  leading  with   authenFcity  and  increased  capacity.      ! Copyright  2012.  Cheryl  Alexander  &  Associates.  All  Rights  Reserved.      
  10. 10. Representative Feedback “This program became my anchor in the storms. It gave me courage,! strength and the platform from which I take greater risks, and step forward: I am leading on a new level.”  CEO!! !! “This program is my oasis in the midst of the insanity of life.” VP! ! “This program fundamentally changed the landscape for women at this company.” Executive Sponsor! ! “Because of this program I now stop, reflect and shift focus before entering key meetings. I mentor and lead differently, helping people think on their own. In the other participants I have seen more intentional networking, leveraging of time, and speaking up with heightened impact. This has given me great confidence in the quality of our future leaders.” VP!Copyright 2012. Cheryl Alexander & Associates. All Rights Reserved.  
  11. 11. What Makes CAA Coached Leadership Circles Unique! Role of the coaches ! Rapidly builds trust and authentic dialogue! Content customized to fit strategic objectives ! Monthly participant commitments to action! Participant ROI presentation ! Rapid and large roll-out! Participants cascade learning into their team! Program rigor! Data proving program outcome! Combines executive coaching with peer learning and leadershipdevelopment! Takes the ordinary out of leadership conversation! Opportunity to forge powerful connections between executives andhigh potential leaders! Copyright  2012.  Cheryl  Alexander  &  Associates.  All  Rights  Reserved.  
  12. 12. Why Coach-Led is Key!  Creating and maintaining a safe environment!  Motivating all participants to go deep, fast!  Asking powerful questions at the right time!  Keeping participants in meaningful structured dialogue !  Maintaining positivity and talk from the inside out!  Safeguarding focus on the topic and on possibilities!  Adjusting continually to what the group needs while providing consistency of experience across groups!  Moving participants forward toward achievable goals !  Teaching peer mentoring, coaching, and listening skills!  Holding participants accountable !  Managing the air time, flow, agenda, and fun!  Moving the group toward self sustainability! Copyright  2012.  Cheryl  Alexander  &  Associates.  All  Rights  Reserved.  
  13. 13. Ques0ons?                                                                                                Thank  You!     ! Our  innovaFve,  coached  leadership  circles  boldly  stand   ! out  in  a  crowded  marketplace  of  mediocrity.     ! We  welcome  you.     Let’s  Talk     Cheryl  Alexander  &  Associates,  Inc   tamara@cherylalexander.com   www.cherylalexander.com   651-­‐442-­‐0073    
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