In this course I will walk you through how you can effectively use and match four different leadership styles.
Throughout the years I have seen so many leaders waste their time and talent by not matching their leadership style effectively, resulting in high costs, both financially as well as health and relationship wise.
Through clearly explained videos and downloadable materials I will walk you through step by step how to identify the different competence levels of your followers and match your leadership effectively.
Learn How To Effectively Match Your Leadership Style - Step By Step
Built on 20 years experience and more than 2000 hours of research
When I found my trainees struggling to adapt their leadership effectively I could not find an easy, practical material to teach them this.
So based on my background as a teacher, 20 years of working with leaders across the world and extensive research, I created that material.
Managers, leaders and human resource workers have since told me how simple it is to understand, how it gives them several "Aha!"-moments and how they use it as a continuing reference in their work.
In this course you will learn to recognize the four different competence levels and how they affect your leadership.
You will gain an understanding of the need for the four different leadership styles and how to use them effectively.
I will teach you how to free up their time and energy by leading each team member or follower they way they need to be led to achieve their full potential.
You will get vital keys to increasing the motivation and efforts of your team members.
The Roots of Competence is a fundamental concept of Matched Leadership and this updated lecture explains how you can view different aspects of competence to better be able to see where somebody is lacking and needs your support.
This updated lecture explains the four different competence levels based on the Roots of Competence. Learn how to identify these competence levels based on the Skill and Will of the team member or follower.
Updated lecture that teaches you about the four different Leadership Styles that you use to match your leadership more effectively. Learn the characteristics of each style and what it entails.
Take the quiz about definitions related to Matched Leadership.
It all starts with you when it comes to a great leadership. This exercise will help you look at your own competence levels and preferred leadership styles so you get more familiar with these concepts.
Updated lecture where you learn how to match your Leadership Style to the Competence Level of the follower in order to become more effective as a leader.
Take this quiz to see if you have grasped some of the key aspects of matching your leadership style.
Get an introduction to the Guide and what you will learn from the following lectures. Also attached to this lecture as a resource is a PDF-version of the Guide to Matched Leadership that you can download and follow along in for the following lectures.
This updated lecture explores Part 3 of the Guide and how the perceived sense of responsibility varies with the different competence levels and leadership styles.
This updated lectures takes look at Part 4 of the Guide and how two of the leader's most precious resources, his or her time and energy, are used related to the different competence levels and leadership styles.
This updated lecture concerns Part 5 of the Guide and explains your focus as a leader when it comes to the two dimension of things and experiences related to the different competence levels and leadership styles.
This updated lecture about Part 6 of the Guide clarifies the different types of communication that occur on each competence level and its related leadership style.
This updated lecture about Part 7 of the Guide gives you practical hints and tips about using the four different leadership styles effectively.
Take this quiz to check if you remember some of the key points from the the Guide to Matched Leadership.
The Map of Matched Leadership in this updated lecture gives you an overview of the different concepts in Matched Leadership. It functions as a reference that you can return to in your everyday leadership to remind yourself how to lead more effectively, increase your followers motivation and grow them to become self leaders.
A practice activity to help you really grasp Matched Leadership. Jim Rohn, the famous business philosopher, said that two really master a subject you need to Study, Practice, Teach. Here you get to do the teaching part.
By using these questions you can more precisely assess the Competence Level of the follower.
You will learn the six steps on the way to matching your leadership style effective. With practical examples and two downloadable file attached. One file with the steps and one with the Strategy Matrix you can use when working with your followers.
About how you relate to leadership and to people as you lead them.
This quiz will help you check if you have grasped some of the main aspects of putting Matched Leadership into practice.
The problem is most often not what we do not know. It is that we do not use what we know. So here is your chance to apply your new knowledge so that you really master the concept of adjusting your leadership style.
Get introduced to the research behind Matched Leadership which is based on more than twenty years of study and more than 2000 hours of specific research.
Learn about the findings of the Ohio State University Studies in the 1940s and the Michigan University Leadership Studies in the 1950s, such as the shift from traits to behaviors and moving the general debate further into the question of leading teams rather than just individuals
Get familiar with the Managerial Grid Model created by Jane Mutton and Robert Blake in 1964 which described five different leadership styles based on the two variables of concern for production and concern for people
Learn about Fred Fiedler's Contingency Model that stated that the effectiveness of the group is determined by the appropriate match between the style of the leader and the demands of the situation
Learn the basics of Bill Reddin’s 3D Theory and how he introduced his view of the third dimension of effectiveness and the insight that the same behavior can be appropriate or inappropriate depending on the situation.
Learn about the main findings from the research, such as that good leadership is a behavior that can be developed and that is flexible in its nature. Also a more whole view of competence and the discovery of four leadership styles for effectiveness.
Take this quiz to check if you remember some of the key elements in the history of a flexible leadership approach.
Closing thoughts related to the course and your use of Matched Leadership with a personal message from Markus Amanto.
Markus Amanto is a well renowned author, speaker and trainer from Sweden. He has worked with improving leaders, teams and organizations in Asia, Europe and North America for over 20 years.
His books include "The Leadership School - Who's Really in the Driver's Seat" and "The Basics of Group Dynamics" (currently available in Swedish only).
He has held multiple positions as a manager. When he worked as a sales representative he built a sales team of over 400 people spanning the Nordic countries.
He started his own consulting business in 1998 and has worked as a certified trainer for UGL-trainings for several years. He is also a certified user of SDI® (Strength Deployment Inventory) Standard and Premier Edition. He is also trained in emotional debriefing, psychosynthesis and has also participated in Anthony Robbins Mastery University.
Clients have included The University of Stockholm, Kongsberg Automotive, Pitney Bowes, Tetra Pak, AstraZeneca, KPMG, ALMI and International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR).
Markus is fluent in Swedish, English, Finnish and Spanish. He is also able to communicate well in Danish and Norwegian.