SISU WEBINAR SERIES:
LEADING FOR SUCCESS IN TROUBLED TIMES
WEBINAR SERIES FOR THE IRISH CENTER FOR BUSINESS EXCELLENCE
SESSION 1 – LEADING FOR SUCCESS IN TROUBLED TIMES
This session discusses the importance of developing a “turnaround mindset” and how to balance the need for short-term profits with the desire to lead by principles during times of crisis. Participants will learn the 3 key secrets to leading a turnaround and the unique challenges leaders face during times of panic and business upheaval. Finally, the session will review how to eliminate distractions and dramatically improve the odds for success through a relentless focus on key business drivers.
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SESSION 2 – BUILDING AND COMMUNICATING AN ACTIONABLE PLAN
This session shows leaders how to build a turnaround plan that balances the need for short term financial stabilization with a targeted approach to securing future growth. Participants will learn the key cultural elements and leadership behaviours necessary for getting results quickly and improving e. Finally, the session will provide tactical, real world advice for actions to take in the first 180 days to stop the bleeding, mobilize your people and start winning again.
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SESSION 3 – MOTIVATING PEOPLE DURING TIMES OF FEAR AND UNCERTAINTY
This session teaches leaders how to motivate people in times of crisis when fear of the future has impacted their ability to execute in the present. The session will review the barriers to motivation brought on my increased levels of stress as well as what leaders can do to align the organization to a message of hope for the future. Finally, participants will learn how to redefine winning on a daily basis to encompass profitability and purpose and the three changes leaders must make in order to effectively connect with their people and accomplish their goals.
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SESSION 4 – LEADING WITH HUMILITY TO BUILD CREDIBILITY AND GET RESULTS
his session dives deeper into the qualities and leadership style necessary for success in turnaround environments. Participants will learn the three most important character traits to look for in themselves and key leaders in the organization as well as how to balance autonomy and accountability at the team level. Finally, the session will review the keys to improving demonstrated humility across all levels of leadership and the four actions leaders can take immediately to build credibility with their people and improve their leadership humility.
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SESSION 5 – DEVELOPING A CULTURE WITH A BIAS FOR ACTION
The final session in the series reviews the characteristics of organizational cultures that thrive during times of crisis. Participants will learn the keys to developing a culture that embraces a bias for action and rapid experimentation. This approach allows the organization to quickly adapt to changing market conditions, accelerate the rate of change and capitalize on new opportunities. Finally, the session will cover the keys to developing future leaders who continue to develop and drive the organization to new levels of success.
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Founder and President of SISU Consulting Group, Mike is based in Portland, Oregon but travels extensively to support clients across the globe, including Europe, Latin America and Asia. SISU Consulting Group is a Licensed Affiliate for the Shingo Institute and an award winning international consultancy supporting clients in 14 countries and responsible for the training and development of certified Shingo trainers and examiners.
Mike has personally coached more than 200 organization in implementing the principles of Enterprise Excellence, including Baxter Healthcare, Boeing, Raytheon, Intermountain Healthcare, La-Z-Boy, OC Tanner, Daimler, University of Washington, Aera Energy, Boston Scientific, Christie Clinic and Abbott. Over the past 20 years, Mike has contributed hugely to the development of the Shingo Model and Assessment Framework, is Director Emeritus of the Shingo Institute, 3x Shingo Prize winning author and Lifetime member of the Shingo Academy.
Prior to founding SISU, Mike worked in the private equity arena, successfully turning around companies in both manufacturing and service industries. It was during this time as a turnaround specialist that Mike was personally mentored in the principles of the Toyota Production System and refined his approach to driving business results by designing a management system that engages each member of the organization in team-based problem solving toward customer-centric goals.
Many thanks for giving the opportunity for such a webinar series. What a clear and high speed flow of relevant insights! I really appreciated it and am looking forward to attending more of your webinars.
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Over the last 15 years, SISU has supported more than 500 organizations in 14 different countries, across both manufacturing and service industries. We do this by developing leaders at each level of the organization who can successfully design principle-based daily management systems that engage everyone in the organization and drive business results. SISU is a Licensed Affiliate for the Shingo Institute, responsible for the training and development of certified Shingo trainers and examiners. Enroll in one of our workshops and experience why SISU has more Shingo winning clients than any other consultancy in the world.
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