Behavioural development begins with self-awareness. A leader, who understands how they are experienced by others, is able develop their impact. Shadow work, rackets, character styles, language patterns and subconscious beliefs are all methods of pattern disruption, laying a platform for new learning.
Once leaders realise what they do, and have been offered other choices, they can begin to experiment with new behaviour. This is stage 2: self-assertion. Conducting missing conversations, trying out new team strategies and communicating from a different standpoint, develops experiential knowledge and insight into what actually works.
Stage 3 is self-possession. Once lessons have been learned and experiential feedback assimilated, leaders can begin to create mastery of their craft. Putting in the hours and stretching themselves with challenges and risk, leaders can become expert at communication, performance enhancement and delivery.
There are three ways you can access leadership development with Neish: