In this workshop, Richard Monette calls upon his diverse
background as a strategic change agent and executive coach
to demonstrate how – and why – leading with
purpose is critical to achieving all-around success. The
methods Richard introduces throughout the day are highly
motivating and easy for leaders to quickly adopt into their
own management styles.
Reactions to this Workshop
Who Will Benefit
Post-Workshop Coaching Options
What is a purposeful leader?
Richard provides the basis for this workshop with an
inspiring discussion around two basic concepts:
- What is purpose?
- How are purpose and performance integrated into a leader’s
How does a purposeful leader behave?
Richard has participants “job-shadow” a purposeful
leader, exploring key behavioural competencies that make
purposeful leaders effective and valuable:
Seeking and promoting complete success;<
Adapting leadership style as appropriate to any given
Combating (and putting out) fires in a strategically
Approaching decision-making as a process rather than
Integrating strategic planning, tactical delivery
and team development;
Engaging the whole team in developing and executing
the strategy and
Promoting innovation by being systematically purposeful.
How does a purposeful leader deliver?
The crux of the workshop, Richard leads the process of building
personalized scorecards designed to allow participants to
focus and improve their purposeful leadership. At the end
of this intensive exercise, participants will take away
a renewed perspective on leadership. They will have gained
an array of knowledge, skills, competencies and techniques
to share the benefits of leading with purpose throughout
Reactions to Learn to Lead
Richard delivered Learn to Lead on Purpose during the 2007
Building Excellence for Future Leaders workshop, organized
by the City of Calgary Planning Department. Comments from
“In my 16+ years with the City, this was the best
development/course I have attended.”
“We should apply the learning ASAP.”
“Excellent! This workshop was outstanding.”
“It was great for future leaders; however, it
would have been most valuable for our current leaders.”
Source: Building Excellence Workshop survey results, City
of Calgary, Department of Planning
Who Will Benefit?
This workshop is ideal for leaders from organizations of
all types and sizes. Richard will tailor his program to
fit your organization’s needs.
Post-Workshop Coaching Options
Change is a process, never an event.
This workshop is an applied leadership development program.
Some managers return to their fast-paced, sometimes overwhelming
workplace and struggle to apply what they have learned.
Through coaching or follow-up sessions, Richard ensures
that your development investment is leveraged and incorporated
within your organization.
Praise for Richard's One-Day
Purposeful Leadership Workshop
In June 2008, Richard delivered his one-day Purposeful Leadership
workshop to an intimate group of MPI members from the Greater
Edmonton area. All participants took part in a follow-up
questionnaire, and the results were glowing.
When asked to rate the following dimensions, 100% of participants
replied ‘To a very great extent’:
When rating the following dimensions, 100% of participants indicated
either ‘To a very great extent’ or ‘To a great extent’:
Below are a few of the verbatim comments offered by the
One of the most empowering seminars I have attended!
Lots of interaction with group; thought-provoking discussion
as group or one-on-one, since we were a smaller group; speaker
was very encouraging to everyone and made everyone feel
that they were special and had something important to contribute.
(Richard) is a great person and great speaker!
The size of the group was terrific; we were able to engage
the speaker and ask questions when needed. Overall, I loved
this presentation and thought that (Richard) did a terrific
Optional post-workshop executive
coaching is available in person or by phone.
Richard also offers “Refreshers at Lunch” sessions.
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