THRIVE: A Leadership Journey

A facilitated program that supports you to enhance engagement and well-being and help people and performance thrive

Learn how to use behavioural science and systems thinking to increase motivation and engagement

Working closely with a coach, you will cultivate a deeper understanding of human behaviour and relationships and learn how to enhance motivation and engagement in yourself and others.

Guidance and support to improve the way you work, lead, and live

THRIVE helps you turn intention into action by introducing concepts over time, encouraging critical thought, and supporting you to make small changes.

In exchange for your efforts, you’ll realize better decision-making, the achievement of meaningful goals, stronger relationships and teams, and improved performance and well-being for yourself and everyone you lead.

Think differently about the challenges you face and the path to overcome them

THRIVE guides you to move away from reacting to symptoms with “We need more___” (people, time, money, pizza, etc.) and equips you with skills and confidence to address your root causes and effectively solve even your most persistent problems.

You will develop the motivation and ability to design and implement initiatives that solve problems and create an environment that supports people to thrive.

Part leadership development program, part introduction to organizational development

THRIVE:
A Leadership Journey

supports you to apply a deeper understanding of what it takes to help people and performance thrive

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THRIVE: A Leadership Journey can help you:

Improve performance, productivity, engagement, and well-being

Enhance teamwork and collaboration

Improve conflict resolution and problem-solving

Learn how to lead change in yourself, others, and your organization

Alleviate stress, bring more joy into your life, develop, succeed, and help others do the same.

Not just for those in formal leadership positions – THRIVE welcomes anyone looking to enhance individual well-being and performance

We Understand and Support Change

Sustained and meaningful results require moving beyond awareness and supporting people to make changes to their thinking and behaviour. Change isn’t easy. The THRIVE program supports change by providing:

AN IMMERSIVE AND ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE

You’ll learn first-hand how expectations, conversations, and empathy help build trust, safety, motivation, and teams.  We teach leading change by supporting change.  We teach listening by listening.  We teach coaching by coaching. 

A SAFE ENVIRONMENT

THRIVE offers a safe, supportive, trusting, and inspiring environment that builds individual confidence and comfort with growth and development.  Small groups (up to 12 participants) allows us to share ideas and experiences and build connections and community.

IDEAS, DISCUSSION, AND SUPPORT

We ask you to read materials and answer questions in advance.  This gives you time to reflect and participate in meaningful discussion about the things that matter to you.  Our discussions go beyond awareness and good intentions and support you to achieve real and sustained change.

CONTENT THAT CONNECTS

Learning happens through facilitated discussions focused on your experiences. No slides, lectures, or tests. We use bright colours, easy-to-read materials, coaching questions, and a little bit of whimsy to create an engaging and enjoyable experience. 

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Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

This program offers leaders an immersive experience like no other. It’s not just about getting to know different techniques and approaches. This 6-month program allows you to live and breathe in all the ideas and concepts, get to know how it feels to have psychological safety in the group, make discoveries through asking questions and listening to others, and question your own biases and limiting beliefs.

Jenny Barkan

Business Coach, Facilitator, and Speaker   www.jennybarkan.com

THRIVE: A Leadership Journey has been life-changing, positively impacting both my work and home life. The course has helped me understand people better (including myself – big time) and has given me the tools to implement a strategic plan well.

It helped me to realize that if we want our team to get it right for each client, we (as owners and leaders) need to take the time to help get it right for each team member, which means making sure every team member is heard and has their needs met. It also means providing clearly stated strategic goals that are broken down into smaller bite-sized pieces that can get assigned and completed.

I have learned that I benefit from and enjoy uninterrupted work time. I set a goal to close my door for a couple of hours a week to spend time thinking strategically and prioritizing my goals and tasks. I feel positive and motivated about my work and the results I am getting.

This course gave me new awareness, and I began seeing blind spots, problems arising because of system breakdowns, people struggling, etc. I could apply what I had learned, being empathetic and asking questions to understand what is going on and find the root cause. It has led to some great conversations with my team and an eagerness for people to contribute to making improvements.

I participated in this course during a hectic and stressful time at work. The things I learned from the sessions helped keep me calm and focused. I was able to identify things that I needed to change, like not taking on too many large goals, as it would overwhelm and demotivate me.

I have been to many conferences and training programs, watched videos, and listened to podcasts, but I have found it hard to put the ideas into action. THRIVE: A Leadership Journey helped me to turn my good intentions into action and get results. I wish I had taken this program at the start of my career, but I am very grateful that I had the opportunity to do it now while I still have many years left to make a significant impact on my company, the people who work in it, and the clients we serve.

Andrew Kaikkonen

Co-Owner, atWork Office Furniture   www.atwork.ca

The THRIVE Journey

The THRIVE Leadership Journey is twelve learning modules, broken into three main sections. Each module provides ideas, tools, and skills participants take with them on their journey to enhance their development and success.

1

LAYING THE FOUNDATION

The Laying the Foundation modules help participants get comfortable with their own development and introduce fundamental concepts that they will use to solve problems, support development, and lead change. They learn the importance of psychological safety, how our core beliefs impact our outcomes, how to address the root cause of persistent problems, and how to align actions with desired outcomes to achieve success.

2

UNDERSTANDING AND DEVELOPING PEOPLE

With a strong foundation, we can begin to build the structures that will help realize increased performance and well-being for the organization and everyone in it.

The Understanding and Developing People modules help participants become more comfortable and proficient in guiding other people’s development using coaching principles. They are encouraged to use their knowledge of human behaviour and their emotional intelligence to develop relationships and routines that enhance the motivation, commitment, and performance of the people they lead.

3

TAKING ACTION

In the Taking Action modules, we discuss how to apply the new ways of thinking and strengthen habits to overcome common challenges and lead change.

Participants will be able to confidently address and resolve performance and interpersonal problems, make better use of their time by delegating, and improve their own well-being. They will create goals and plans to put their knowledge and skills into action and create a culture where people thrive.

Learn more about THRIVE: A Leadership Journey

Thank you for taking the time to consider THRIVE: A Leadership Journey. We’d love to help you determine if the program is the right fit for you, your organization, and the outcomes you’re looking to achieve. Please fill out the form below and we will be in touch to discuss your needs and what the program has to offer.