Leadership Power for Women

Date:
May 17-18, 2016
Location:
Terry Executive Education Center
3475 Lenox Road, Atlanta, GA 30326
Cost:

$2,300

About

Using data from leadership research, mainstream media and evidence-based results from coaching over 900 women, Jodie Charlop and Gene Gallivan lead a program that puts the obstacles on the table so women can design a more conscious and powerful path to leadership. Through assessment, interactive lecture, coaching and peer dialog, this program empowers women to change their personal script about leadership to unleash their greater potential – and ensure organizations are not deprived of the value of exceptional female talent.

Who Will Benefit

Emerging leaders and women in early or middle management roles that have a desire to pursue next step leadership opportunities.

 

 

Webinar One:  Accelerating the Leadership Power of Women:  The Five Stages of Women’s Careers

Are you ready to lead?  What’s standing in your way?

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Women may represent nearly 50% of the workforce, but the number of women leading in our largest institutions remains remarkably low – and stagnate. Women hold less than 15% of officer level roles within the Fortune 500, only 7.6% of the top earner spots and 1.6% of CEO spots.  Yet, women want to achieve, grow and develop in their careers.  In fact, leadership research shows women have achievement orientation equal to male counterparts, start out as very strong achievers -- often outpacing their male counterparts in excelling in school and achieving successes in early management positions.  In the early stages of career potential is high, confidence and optimism is plentiful.  Then complexity sets in -- the unique intersection of cultural and organizational influences that test confidence and resiliency, role and identity conflict, and paradigms, beliefs and behaviors that shift career optimism into career conflict or career plateau that more often keep many women in middle management at best and not fully realizing their full leadership potential. 
 
In this special complimentary web dialog, Executive Coach Jodie Charlop shares a unique perspective on the Five Stages of Women’s Careers and the development hurdles and opportunities that must be addressed to ensure women can unleash their full potential – and ensure organizations are not deprived of the value of exceptional female talent. Note, this topic is not just for the ladies.  We invite male leaders, fathers and colleagues who want to fully support closing the gender gap in our organizations!
 
 
Webinar Two:  Creating Space to Lead: Overcoming the Production Trap

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Did you know that the research on Type A stress behavior was done on men? In fact, women manifest stress behaviors very differently than men. Women are Type E x 2, Everything to Everybody!  Your boss is asking that you do more with less. Your significant other, children and friends want more of your time. Toughest of all, you demand of yourself that you satisfy all their needs. Paradoxically, in the basic premise of supply and demand, the more you give, the more you devalue yourself – especially in the workplace. In this special complimentary web dialog, Executive Coach Jodie Charlop helps you increase your awareness of beliefs and paradigms which are stealing your time, your power and your success. Make new choices that can help you be more powerful and help you create space to lead.

Program Objectives and Outcomes:

Participants will:

  • Gain practical awareness of how women develop in their careers and the impact on the path to advancement and leadership.
  • Explore role and professional identity conflict and how that impacts professional choices and perception of leadership.
  • Increase self-awareness of strengths and strategies to amplify strengths for enhanced confidence in pursuing greater leadership opportunities.
  • Identify misperceptions regarding managing and leading and explore how to better navigate and integrate principles into professional identity.
  • Recognize “production trap” behaviors that may be hindering professional value and career satisfaction
  • Learn and practice setting professional boundaries and practice the art of the gracious and strategic “NO”
  • Create space for professional growth aligned to “authentic” needs and wants.
  • Create a more positive and healthy relationship with advancement and power.
  • Leverage emotions as a productive energy and a compelling competitive advantage.
  • Create effective networks and visibility strategies for greater impact and recognition
  • Cultivate critical relationships with mentors and sponsors
  • Negotiate for professional needs with greater confidence and power
  • Cast a powerful leadership vision and create an action plan to achieve it

 

Expected Outcomes:

  • Increase confidence in career and leadership planning and decision-making short- and long-term.
  • Recognize and address limiting beliefs and behaviors hindering career development and blocking next level leadership choices and opportunities.
  • Chart an elegant pace and path to align career and leadership style to authentic core.
  • Bridge career and leadership and strengthen the foundation for women to confidently pursue leadership opportunities.

Day One:

Rise Up Ladies, It’s Time to Change Your Leadership Story.  Kick off session sets the stage with an interactive dialog on trends and issues impacting women in professional settings.  Program introduces the five stages of career development for women and guides women to reality check where they are in the development cycle and examine “unfinished business” in key areas of growth and development.  Interactive lecture will guide women to examine the impact of culture, identity, relationships, power and influence. 
 
Who am I - Personal Me-Professional Me.  Women have a greater need to integrate their full being versus compartmentalizing home and work. Examine personal and professional identity – and increase awareness of congruence and role conflict.  Explore past to present career choices via story boarding and group dialog.  Review Insights Discovery Profile.  Assess congruence of personal self and professional self, core strengths and development opportunities that are impacting career satisfaction, professional growth and desire and pursuit of greater leadership opportunities within the organization.  Assess how values play a role in perceptions of leadership identity.
 
From Producer to Leader:  Belief Systems and Perceptions of Leadership.  Women are so busy producing and tending to commitments that adding more time for growth and leadership feels like another daunting “to-do.” Explore self-perceptions and misperceptions of managing versus leading, navigating professional complexity and becoming the “CEO” of your domain.  Introduce the construct of Overcoming the Production Trap and how production behaviors paradoxically devalue women in the work place. 
 

Day Two:

Your Needs, Wants and Wishes:  Creating Your Leadership Vision from Your Core. Move leadership vision from transactional view to a more holistic evaluation of core needs, wants and wishes and alignment to personal strengths and gifts. 
 
Emotional Intelligence (EI) -- A Competitive Advantage for Women.  Leadership research directly attributes emotional intelligence to leadership success.  Accumulated research also demonstrates women score higher in six out of seven EI skills.   Learn to reframe, manage and fully leverage emotions as powerful assets that can be fully embraced for personal satisfaction and greater effectiveness.  Assess how emotions impact confidence, risk taking and visibility.
 
What’s Your Relationship with Power?  Women score relatively equal to men in areas of achievement but when it comes to power (need to lead and have impact), societal influences and personal belief systems shift into high gear and stall women at middle management. Ask a woman if she wants to be more powerful and interesting dynamics occur. Increase awareness of different types of power in the workplace and how that directly links to advancement and leadership. 
 
Visible or invisible: Showing Up and Getting Heard in a Noisy World.  Explore the vital need to be your own best self-advocate.  Recognize behaviors that may be stealing your voice and limiting recognition.  Reframe and increase comfort with strategic visibility.
 
Creating Personal and Professional Support Systems.   Explore the role of personal support systems and professional support systems for sustained satisfaction and success. Includes the role coaches, mentors and sponsors play in professional success and advancement to leadership roles.  Gain confidence in how to have a powerful “coaching” conversation with your boss, mentors and sponsors. 
 
Developing Your Path to Leadership.  Closing dialog and peer work session to create an action plan and timeline for your path to leadership.  Review of custom work journal to continue a path of development.  

Jodie Charlop
NCC, CMC

Founding Partner
Exceleration Partners
 
Jodie Charlop understands how to help leaders transform from technically brilliant producers to powerful leaders. Her background as a former communication executive combined with advanced study of human behavior brings her clients a unique intersection of business, communication, and human understanding. She advises emerging leaders and executives on how to take a holistic view of their professional path, and ensure they are not only relevant to their organization and industry, but also, building a career and life that matters.
 
While Jodie works with professionals across industries and the Fortune 500, she is particularly attuned to helping professionals – especially women – hone in on sabotaging behaviors and limiting beliefs. She challenges women to get out of the production trap of work, seize control of their lives and build a healthy relationship with power and influence. Jodie speaks regularly on topics of emotional intelligence, executive effectiveness, career strategy, leadership development, and power and influence.

Gene Gallivan
MS, PCC, CMC

Founder
Leadership Center East
 
Gene Gallivan’s expertise includes extensive human resource, organizational development, and executive development experience as both a human resources professional within the Fortune 200, and as an external consultant/coach to organizations.
 
Gene is known for artfully weaving the theme of diversity into his delivery of consulting, coaching and facilitation to build awareness and choice that support organizational effectiveness. Following his exposure to the pioneering work of Dr. Roosevelt Thomas at the American Institute for Managing Diversity in Atlanta GA, Gene developed and facilitated one of the first public diversity management curriculums in the state of South Carolina. Always passionate about "inclusion in the workplace," this theme has become an integral part of his approach today in supporting leaders and teams as they identify and tackle blind spots that are limiting career advancement or hindering important relationships.

Jodie Charlop, NCC, CMC
Founding Partner Exceleration Partners

Jodie challenges women to get out of the production trap of work, seize control of their lives and build a healthy relationship with power and influence. Jodie speaks regularly on topics of emotional intelligence, executive effectiveness, career strategy, leadership development, and power and influence.

Gene Gallivan, MS, PCC, CMC
Founder, Leadership Center East

Gene's expertise includes extensive human resource, organizational development, and executive development experience as both a human resources professional within the Fortune 200, and as an external consultant/coach to organizations.

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