7 tips for new leaders - avoiding common mistakes
What you'll learn
- At the end of my course, students will be able to feel their way into their new situation with sensitivity and purpose. They will be equipped to understand how to get the best from their team while focussing on changing things that matter. They will be able to offer leadership that is focused on creating high performing and empowered teams from the very beginning.
- This course is designed for new leaders. You may be new to leadership altogether, or just new to a particular position. The course focuses on helping you get off to a good start with your team by taking the time to understand the context, the history, the team and the people in it. It is designed to help you avoid some common ‘New Broom’ mistakes by encouraging you to focus instead on engaging with your team to get the best from them both now and in the future. No prior knowledge is required.
This course is designed for new leaders. Such leaders may be new to leadership altogether, or just new to a particular position. The course focuses on helping new leaders get off on the right foot with their team by taking the time to get to understand the context, the history, the team and the people in it. It is designed to help people avoid some common ‘New Broom’ mistakes, helping them focus instead on engaging with their team from the very beginning in a way that creates relationships and expectations that enable the new leader to get the best from the team immediately and in the future.
Who this course is for:
- This course is designed for new leaders. Such leaders may be new to leadership altogether, or just new to a particular position.
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Initially a social worker, Sarah built her expertise in helping people change their ways of thinking and behaviour by working in child protection. Since then she has worked for nearly 30 years with organizations from production and service sectors as well as with higher education, not-for-profit and local and central government across Europe and further afield. A chartered organisational psychologist, Sarah is an experienced facilitator with special expertise in creating individually designed large or whole system interventions based on Positive Psychology, Appreciative Inquiry, Open Space and other key collaborative transformation methodologies. She works in the areas of team development, whole system change and organisational development. She helps organizations to address their issues, meet their challenges and achieve their desires in areas of organisational life such as performance, change, strategy, relationships, morale, engagement and motivation, working together, process improvement, leadership, co-ordination, and effectiveness. She is often asked to help when things are ‘stuck’ or dysfunctional at a team, organisational or individual level, yet is equally able to help make good better.
She is the author ‘Positive Psychology at Work’, Positive Psychology in Business', 'Co-creating planning teams for dialogic Organisational Development and ‘Positive Psychology and Change’. She is also lead author of ‘Appreciative Inquiry for Change Management’. She is a recognised expert in these areas and speaks regularly at National and International Conferences. She currently teaches at a post graduate level in the UK in Cambridge on a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology.