Leadership Development & Staff Training
Kelley Ashby Consulting specializes in helping non-profit organizations navigate through the unique challenges they face. Kelley's services range from helping bridge the generational gaps in organizations, to helping with strategic planning, leadership development, and staff training, to assisting high schools, colleges, and universities in developing their students' resume and interview skills. Kelley will tailor an individualized plan for your non-profit organization based on your needs.
Emotional Intelligence (EI)
Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to use emotions effectively. EI skills are the foundation of high-performing individuals and organizations. Kelley Ashby is a Genos Certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner who specializes in not only helping organizations improve individual and team performance but also helping students increase their Emotional Intelligence competencies to land their dream job(s). Click here to learn the benefits of Emotionally Intelligent Competencies for organizations and/or students.
- Increase engagement and improve performance
- Build resiliency
- Increase sales and productivity
- Enhance leadership effectiveness
- Reduce stress and burnout
- Remain functional in an unhealthy work environment
Additional trainings for leaders and supervisors include The Emotionally Intelligent Leader, The Resilient Leader, The Engaging Leader, and The Mindful Leader (click here to read more information).
- Assessments (self, 180°, and 360° for the workplace and for leaders)
- Individual and Group Interpretations of Reports
- Individual Coaching
- Group Trainings (1-hour, half-day, full-day, customized)
Workplace Skills Training
Need to develop or improve the skills critical to workplace success for you or your employees? Want to prepare less experienced staff members for future leadership opportunities? We offer skills training in numerous areas that will lead directly to increased performance as well as enhance the workplace culture:
- Emotional Intelligence
- Strategic Planning
- Ethics in the Workplace
- Overcoming Challenges
- Managing Interpersonal Conflict
- Maximizing Performance through Supervision
- Developing a Mission and Vision
- Initiative and Follow Through
- Effectively Adapting to Change
Transforming Organizational Culture
Create a workplace environment where everyone’s motivation, morale, and performance are enhanced. Help your employees build a stronger personal connection to your organization’s mission and inspire them to take greater pride in and ownership of their work. By understanding employees’ motives and needs and incorporating visionary leadership, you can transform your organizational culture into one where followers accomplish more than what is usually expected of them. Learn to effectively apply the four principles of Transformational Leadership:
- Idealized Influence
- Inspirational Motivation
- Individualized Consideration
- Intellectual Stimulation
Leveraging Your Team's Strengths
“There is no more effective way to empower people than to see each person in terms of his or her strengths” (Don Clifton, Father of Strengths Psychology and Inventor of CliftonStrengths®). Help staff members understand their talents and what makes them unique so they know how to:
- Improve Performance
- Become a Better Teammate and Colleague
- Engage More at Work
- Be More Productive
- Maximize Their Potential
What does it take to recruit top millennial and generation Z talent? Why do millennial and generation Z staff members keep leaving your organization? How do members of these generations compare to others currently in the workplace—and how can you leverage the strengths of each generation? Identify the processes, practices, and strategies that best fit your organization for recruiting and retaining top millennial and generation Z performers by learning how to:
- Attract Employees to Work at Your Organization
- Leverage the Strengths of the Various Generations Within Your Organization to Create and Maintain a Positive and Productive Work Environment For All
- Supervise Your Generationally Diverse Workforce
- Motivate Your Greatest Asset—Your Staff Members
Student Leadership Competencies®
The Student Leadership Competencies® were researched and developed by Dr. Corey Seemiller, the author of The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook. Leadership competencies include the knowledge, values, abilities, and behaviors that help an individual contribute to or successfully engage in a role or task. Numerous industries utilize leadership competencies for training and performance evaluation. The competencies can be used to communicate expectations, design intentional training, and to create a standardized method of assessing competency development (retrieved from http://studentleadershipcompetencies.com/about/overview-of-slcs/). Learn how to develop, implement, and assess a competency-based approach for workshops and professional development trainings.
If you work in higher education, use the competencies to cultivate student development and provide students feedback on their competency proficiency. If you want to create a systematic process for implementing intentional leadership development strategies, measure leadership development on an institution-wide basis, or align your academic programs with accreditation standards, look into the Student Leadership Competencies® (retrieved from http://studentleadershipcompetencies.com/about/overview-of-slcs/).
Want to become the leader your team members will follow? The greatest teams in the most successful organizations incorporate a strengths-based approach to management and leadership (Don Clifton, Father of Strengths Psychology and Inventor of CliftonStrengths®). Become a more effective leader by discovering and applying three key strengths-based leadership principles:
- Knowing your own strengths and investing in others’ strengths;
- Finding people with the right strengths and getting them on your team; and
- Retaining talent by understanding and meeting the four basic needs of those you lead
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