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Developing Forward Leadership

& HR Development

Thomas H. Swank, CBC, CEO

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      We Build Authentic Leaders & Teams

The "Baby Boomer" Generation Of Leaders Is Now In The Process Of Retiring...

Who will take their place in your organization?

How will they acquire the leadership skillset to do so?     

Leadership From The Ground Up

Leadership From The Ground Up is a formal leadership development program that is content appropriate for leadership candidates, emerging leaders, team leaders and senior leaders.

While we recognize that great leaders have the potential to achieve great things, we also recognize that authentic leadership development requires far more time and devotion than a traditional three or five day leadership conference is capable of providing.

We employ a distinct adult learning concept and approach which focuses on the development of a specific set of core competencies which are essential to organizational leadership, self-leadership and personal effectiveness.

The Leadership From The Ground Up development program delivers a sensory rich learning experience that provides the participants with the ability to both retain, recall and utilize the program content on a long term basis.

Don't Just take Our Word For it

Upon graduation, our participants are asked to provide quality ratings (in comparison to their previous training opportunities)  on three specific program components on a scale of 1-10 based on their Leadership Academy learning experience.

These three aspects are (1) an overall program rating, (2) quality of program materials and resources, (3) program delivery and facilitation.

Year in and year out, the Leadership From The Ground Up  program consistently garners ratings of 9's and 10's from it toughest critics. A high percentage of program participants frequently give ratings of 10 across the board for all three program components.

Here's What Participants Have To Say

"Clear, concise and engaging. A great program." (10/10/10) ~ Connie Rutledge, Assistant HR Director, City of Myrtle Beach, SC

"This is by far the best leadership training that I have ever experienced." (10/10/10) ~ Edna W., Planning Coordinator

"This is a must for professionals wanting to take the next step." (9/9/10) ~ Bryan l., Recreation & Leisure Supervisor

"The program motivated me to become a better leader and to realize that a great leader works to help others achieve more success." (9/9/10) ~ Amanda K., Staff Engineer 

Your Next Step

While we recognize your organization's need for Leadership Development training, we also respect your organization's necessity to appropriately manage its training investments and the time allocation of its people.

For these reasons, Developing Forward delivers a variety of premier training solutions to meet both your budgetary and man-hour considerations.

The Developing Forward "Leadership From The Ground Up" training is available in the following formats:

Seminars Formal Development Programs Workshops 

At your convenience, we encourage you to schedule a brief consultation to review your organization's training objectives, have your questions answered and to receive a comprehensive overview of your preferred training format.

Better leaders. Better people. Better results.