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Six Common Leadership Blind Spots -- And How to Conquer Them

As leaders and managers, we all have blind spots. Even well-managed companies fall prey to common issues that develop from the six classic blind spots that we address in this three-part series.

What obstacles are you facing on the road to excellence in your company? How can you and your managers evolve with rapidly changing markets and shifting customer needs?

Join us as we identify the real-world impact of failing to address these universal blind spots and what you can do today to address each of them.

What to Expect:

  • Three 2-hour virtual sessions to boost the effectiveness of your managers and leaders
  • Tools to discover which category your company is in: Excellent, Well-Run, Average, or At Risk
  • Powerful insights, tools, and action steps
  • Discover the blind spots that could be holding your company back and tackle them now

Sign up for the entire track to receive a $5 discount!

  • $50 Standard Fee 
  • $35 Bronze Denver Metro Chamber Members*
  • $0 Gold/Silver Denver Metro Chamber Members**

Failing to Plan and Failing to Build an Effective Structure

April 28 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Has your company, your marketplace, or the talent pool evolved over the last one to three years? If so, your plans for each must evolve, too. Is there a gap between your company vison and goals, and how those are shared with leaders, managers, and teams? It is estimated that only 20% of companies have achieved a level of excellence in the areas of creating (and implementing!) a vision, strategy, and effective structure.

Participants will come away with:

  • Specific tools for revisiting or launching an effective planning process tied to values and objectives
  • Practical tools to address common obstacles that leaders and managers face in the planning process
  • Steps you can take right away to build the structure to accelerate your company goals

Overcoming Leadership Blind Spots: Not Hiring the Right People and Failing to Capture Best Practices

May 19 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Are you concerned with your ability to identify and hire the right people? Does anyone on your team struggle to meet deliverables and deadlines?  According to the Gallup organization, over 85% of companies get management hires wrong. Approximately 60 – 70% of companies have poor to average processes for delivering their product or service.

Participants will come away with:

  • Tools to help managers to identify, recruit, and hire the best people for your company
  • Insights into improving manager hiring decisions and streamlining your hiring process
  • Steps to help managers capture best practices and align processes with the company vision and objectives

Overcoming Leadership Blind Spots: Failure to Train Your Managers and Not Knowing How to Coach

June 2 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Have you trained your managers on how to hold people accountable without micromanaging? Are your managers equipped to inspire teams and engage them on the vision of the company? Most managers haven’t been trained on the differences between supervising, training, coaching, and mentoring. How does this cost your company in lost productivity, poor employee engagement, or regrettable turnover?

Participants will come away with:

  • A clear understanding of when to train, supervise, coach, or mentor
  • Insights on how to improve employee engagement and inspire improved performance
  • Tools for boosting accountability, engagement, and retention of top talent

*If you have already taken one or more of the above classes, the cost of those classes will be deducted from your total. For special pricing requests, please email Morgan Alu at Morgan.alu@denversbdc.org

** Discount taken after signing in to registration platform.

Cancellations or transfers must be made at least 24 hours in advance. In respect of the speakers’ and other attendees’ time, please e-mail us or call (303) 620-8076 at least 24 hours in advance should you need to cancel your registration.

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