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The art of leadership – harnessing personal power (two day residential)

  • Type HQN Event
  • Venue Ross-on-Wye
  • Start 05 Feb 2020 10:00
  • End 06 Feb 2020 16:00


The art of leadership – harnessing personal power (two day residential)

Building new affordable homes, maintaining existing stock and a relentless focus on health and safety are just a few of the many challenges facing our sector. Add to this a constantly changing operating environment and the inevitable need to do more with less and things are tough.

So, inspiring the best performance from your people is critical. 

That’s why we’ve partnered with Leadership Trust as their special forces heritage means dealing with tough situations is in their DNA to create a specifically designed course for housing leaders and those with the potential to become one.

This programme is designed to create an intense an immersive environment in which individuals will be given the skills to help build their individual leadership style.

Taking place over two full days this residential course is a chance to:

  • Build your personal leadership style, raising awareness of what can hinder your performance
  • Establish an understanding of how your leadership style can support or hinder the performance of your team
  • Connect your leadership style with challenges at work so that you can practise being at your best under pressure.

Key sessions include:

  • The art of leadership within the housing sector
  • The secrets of leadership vs. management
  • How to motivate and engage your team
  • Powerful problem-solving techniques
  • Innovation and Creativity Tools
  • The principles of becoming a great Coach
  • Managing ethically and effectively to transform performance.

By the end of this programme your people will…

  • Be ready for the known and unknow challenges ahead
  • Have greater self-awareness, resilience and confidence
  • Understand their own personal power and harness it to be a greater leader
  • Realise how effective they can really be
  • Be better able to bring individuals together in a cohesive effort

By the end of the programme your organisation will…

  • Motivate better, inspiring greater effort from employees at every level
  • Collaborate better, assembling teams with stronger purpose and vision
  • Encourage ambition, galvanising leaders to innovate, think bigger and beyond themselves
  • Perform more strongly, boosting personal productivity
  • Serve customers better, increasing the value of your internal and external customer relationships.

PLEASE NOTE: The price of this residential course includes accommodation, a three-course dinner on the first evening, and all other meals/refreshments.

Places are strictly limited.

About The Leadership Trust

The Leadership Trust has four decades' worth of experience working with some of the UK's top blue-chip companies. 

Their team of experts help people to find their own leadership style, enabling people to perform under pressure and deliver results.

The Leadership Trust delivers high impact experiential leadership development, which changes behaviour and transforms individuals, teams and organisations for clients across the globe. 

About Robin Lawrence

Robin has been developing leadership skills professionally since 2003 and is passionate about working with individuals and teams in both private and public sectors. He is also one of the few John Adair Accredited Trainers for Action Centred Leadership.

Robin has worked successfully with many clients including high profile charity organisations, company directors and executives in a variety of sectors including scientific, medical, telecommunications, education, sports and financial sectors.

He is no stranger to the social housing sector having served on the board of Ascham Homes in the London Borough of Waltham Forest as a non-executive director.

“Leadership bestows on us an awesome power. We can use it to over-power, de-power or out-power others and in doing so we will break them. Alternatively we can use this power to enable, empower and grow people, winning their hearts and minds.” David Gilbert-Smith, former SAS Officer and Founder of the Leadership Trust

What delegates said about our previous Art of Leadership residential:

"Great balance of reflection, action and practice in a relaxed atmosphere"
"Content rich, good fun, insightful 24 hours"
"Excellent programme. Very informative and I will most definitely recommend to my colleagues"
"More of this please! Just loved it. Loved the intensity of it. Learned loads and will continue to learn from the 'fall out'"

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Delegate fees:
Full price: £1,199.00 *
Members of any HQN network: £999.00 *

PLEASE NOTE: The price of this residential course includes accommodation, a three-course dinner on the first evening, and all other meals/refreshments.

* Please note that all prices are subject to standard VAT. Please call 01904 557150 for more information.

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Cancellations and substitutions:

A full refund will be given if a cancellation is made 28 calendar days or more prior to the event, and a 50% refund if a cancellation is made 15-27 calendar days prior to the event. We regret that no refund can be given if a cancellation is made 14 calendar days or less before the event.

Cancellations must be made in writing, and will be acknowledged by HQN Limited. There is no refund for non-attendance, but delegates may be substituted at any time.


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