More than 500 leaders across India take the Leadership Challenge

More than 500 leaders from Infosys, Polaris, Cognizant, GE, CGI, Western Union, Cap Gemini, GT Nexis, UST Global, Kanter, GMR, and HP attended The Leadership Challenge one day workshop conducted across India in August when Ed Cohen travelled their to work with clients and to convey the message that behaviour is as important as performance.  Today, how leaders behave is more important than ever.  It is not skill or will that has gotten companies in trouble over the past few years it is the behaviour of the their leaders.  

Leadership is not about personality; it’s about behavior—an observable set of skills and abilities. When leaders are at their personal best they model the way, inspire a shared vision, challenge the process, enable others, and they encourage the heart.

…liberate the leader within you to make extraordinary things happen

Essential concepts that form the core principles of the program include:

  • Leadership is everyone’s business
  • Leadership is a relationship
  • The best leaders are the best learners
  • It takes practice –deliberate practice—to become a better leader
  • Leadership is an aspiration and a choice
  • Leaders make a difference

Upon completing the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify your leadership strengths and weaknesses
  • Clarify and communicate your fundamental values and beliefs
  • Set the example for others by aligning your actions with shared values
  • Express your image of the future
  • Inspire others to share a common vision
  • Search for opportunities to change and improve
  • Experiment with innovative ideas and learn from accompanying mistakes
  • Build collaboration, teamwork, and trust
  • Strengthen the ability of others to excel
  • Recognize the accomplishments of others
  • Apply the lessons learned in the workshop to a current leadership challenge