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Develop Your Leadership Potential: Stop Doing, Start Leading

Your team is ready for you to lead it! Transition from a high performer into an effective leader.
Address the real-life issues and challenges you are confronting at work and meet your organizational objectives with, through, and by the team.
Language: English

About This Course

Leading is hard. The transition from an individual contributor to a leader is even harder. The shift in your mindset from team member to leader is a transformational one. It requires commitment, trust, and the right communication skills to engage your team members and hold them and yourself accountable for results. Learn what it takes to be a successful leader in today’s workplace. Stop doing and start leading!

Why You Want to Learn It | What You Can Expect During The Course | How It Will Help You | Who Should Attend | Duration | Course Brochure | The Dale Carnegie Methodology

What You’ll Learn

Develop Your Leadership Potential: Stop Doing, Start Leading equips you to:

1. Increase self-awareness to recognize blindspots, areas for competency development and increase your leadership credibility. Understand how you will need to evolve from a top performer to an emerging leader.

2. Convey honesty, integrity, and accountability to inspire and influence others and engage followers.

3. Model effective interpersonal communication and communicate with authenticity.

4. Apply proven human relations techniques that will motivate and empower your team.

5. Be ready to lead through change, take on new initiatives, and develop your team members into top performers.

6. Use authority and influence appropriately to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

Why you want to learn it

We assume that a high-performance employee can immediately translate to a high-performance leader. The fact is that the skillset and mindset are completely different and the transition can be hard. It’s hard on new leaders because they have to shift from relying on themselves to relying on others for results. It’s hard on the organization because you lose their work output in their prior role and gain a leader who is learning on the job.

Discover your unique strengths as a leader and develop additional competencies that will help you achieve the skills and characteristics that can push you to your next level of success as a leader in your organization. Work through others in a trusting and dynamic relationship to gain connection, cooperation, and collaboration. 


What You Can Expect During the Course

Expect Thoroughly Trained Trainers: The participants in Develop Your Leadership Potential: Stop Doing, Start Doing are made up of both formal and informal leaders. Psychological Safety is emphasized to create a safe place to try out new skills and ideas. The trainers are highly vetted and undergo an intense training that is ISO9002 certified to achieve consistent results globally. While part of a global organization, they are connected to your local culture, customs and language.

Expect Breakthroughs: Each time a new skill is introduced, it is practiced the ‘right’ way and coached in the moment before moving it out into your life and work. Once a skill has been tested with clients, team members and others, the group holds itself accountable by reporting back on what did or did not work. This social learning approach makes it possible for everyone to learn from each other’s efforts.  By experiencing a series of successful attempts with positive reinforcement, habits are changed, and new skills are ingrained.

How it will help you

You will be more equipped to tackle complex challenges, expand your ingenuity, and excel in building team harmony. Use your new skills to achieve measurable results, securing your place as a valued contributor. As you become more adept at influencing, you’ll find yourself inspiring others to take initiative and innovate. The time has come to start leading now!


Who Should Attend

Leaders who have been recently promoted into management or supervisory positions. High potential or top-performing employees who are considering the jump into management. Anyone who is responsible for growing new leaders at their organization.

Develop Your Leadership Potential: Stop Doing, Start Leading is perfect as a foundational component within internal future leaders or high potential programs at an organization or within a department.



Develop Your Leadership Potential: Stop doing, Start Leading is designed to meet a variety of schedules, time frames, and preferences. The standard 8-session program is available as an in-person, live online, or Learn From Anywhere option. 

Supplemental Resources

Course Brochure

Leadership Guide for First-Time Managers

The transition from employee to leader is one of the most challenging times in a career. Dale Carnegie’s learning guide provides areas for first-time managers to concentrate and build their leadership skills. Read More >

Managers Matter: A Relationship-Centered Approach to Engagement

Employee engagement translates to superior performance. Knowing how managers act as the catalyst for engagement provides organizations with further insight on how to move the needle on employment engagement levels - and realize the bottom line benefits. Read More >

The Dale Carnegie Methodology

The Dale Carnegie® methodology is time-tested with thousands of testimonials attesting that it works. From the very start, on an individual level, you will set stretch goals and with the support of the social learning environment, the ‘in-the-moment’ coaching by the highly trained facilitator(s), the accountability to commitments, progress will be visible to yourself and others. In the Dale Carnegie® methodology, we focus on building strengths to overpower our weaknesses. We believe that everyone has inherent greatness, and it simply needs to be identified and nurtured.



What is eVolve?

eVolve is a transformational learning platform designed to build skills through experience, social collaboration, practice and application in the real world. eVolve is the only online learning platform to harness the time-tested principles of Dale Carnegie and the unique training methodology that creates performance change. In courses elevated by the eVolve learning platform, you will connect with your trainer and peers before, during, and after the course and unlock digital content to supplement your learning journey. Sustain and sharpen your skills with 12 months extended access.


What does Learn From Anywhere mean?  

Courses with the Learn from Anywhere option allows you to select where you are most comfortable learning; in the training room or live online. You choose how you would like to attend, session to session. Don’t let your schedule get in the way of advancing your career or your personal improvement. With Dale Carnegie Learn from Anywhere, you can now experience our programs in a truly flexible format. Join live online one week and in person the next.  You control how you want to attend. Whether in person or live online, your experiences are the same. Learn through the same trainer, alongside the same classmates, and grow with the same content experience regardless of location. (Group size must be maintained for optimal experience. Subject to approval by Trainer.)

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This class really gets you outside of your comfort zone and makes you think more deliberately about how you can improve yourself and others. You leave each class more equipped to handle day to day stresses, challenges, and opportunities.
Mar 9 - Mar 11
Time (CST)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Downers Grove, IL
Woodland Corporate Tower
1333 Butterfield Road First Floor
Downers Grove, IL , 60515
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