Benefits of VBL
Leadership always shows up in the actions great leaders take - outer,
visible skills. And that creates a problem. Traditional management and leadership
training programs emphasize outer skills such as coaching, making presentations,
and problem-solving. Yet learning these outer skills alone won't necessarily
help you improve as a leader. Values-Based Leadership focuses on enhancing
outer skills and developing your vast inner leadership capabilities. This
approach of developing leadership from the inside out will help you use
your skills naturally and wisely. Here is what VBL will help you accomplish
for yourself and your organization:
- Integrate effective leadership thinking and communication skills into
daily job responsibilities.
- Develop a usable mission that describes the fundamental purpose of
your organization and a vision of the future that describes where your
organization wants to go and what it wants to do. Instead of having a mission
and vision that are mere platitudes, learn to make them practical, operating
like a constitution for your organization.
- Implement effective leadership processes so people take responsibility
for achieving the objectives of your organization and practicing organizational
values, beliefs, and principles.
- Enhance communication, effectively resolve conflicts, and further develop
- Improve levels of trust and respect throughout your organization.
- Mediate conflicts to increase productivity.
- Identify values, principles, and strategies within the organization
that relate to fulfilling your organization's vision.
- Prevent episodes of destructive behavior that perpetuate cycles of
negativity, erode trust, and reduce open and honest communication in the
- Help participants recognize that becoming a better leader means becoming
a better group member.
- Utilize leadership skills learned in Values-Based Leadership training,
and exercise discipline in practicing those skills on a daily basis.
- Create an attractive, shared future for yourself and others.
- Establish open and honest communication about problems and disagreements
among the top team at the company.
- Help people throughout the organization deal with stressful situations.
- Learn to help others lead themselves, to create a context that enables
leaders to emerge everywhere.