Steve Thomas speaks on a variety of topics surrounding leadership, people and team. You won't find a cookie-cutter content, either. He offers tailor-made sessions for any type of organization. With Steve, you can expect a conversational style that's fun, engaging, and gets your creative wheels turning.
Popular topics include:
Overview of leadership…what it is and what it isn’t
What works in leadership and what doesn't
Lessons on leadership and why some of your leadership beliefs may be holding you back
Leading people who are different than me and just plain weird
Is it my responsibility to lead when I don’t have a title, badge or special offices?
How to create a thriving culture: What is looks like & how to get there
Stewarding your influence to accomplish your goal with people
How to get "unstuck" and be more of who you were designed to be
Everyone leads from somewhere! Where are you leading from?
A better understanding of people why they are the way they are
Why people are so goofy?
5 things that make us different and how they matter at work
Discussion on those differences using a simple personality assessment
Where is my default people mode set?
How do I fundamentally see people?
My perception of people and how it affects everything
What team is and what is not
Effective ways to function as a team
Foundations that have to be in place for a team to be a team
Characteristics of effective teams
Understanding my role on the team and why it matters
How a team gets “unstuck” to accomplish its mission
What intentional positive contribution looks like in your organization
Why Mannheim Steamroller is the epitome of an effective team
What is the goal for a series of sessions?
+ For each team member to understand their role in leadership and make positive contribution to the team and organization
+ Better connection within the organization, especially between formal leaders and team members
+ Make better people, therefore, better leaders, therefore, better teams, therefore, better organizations
+ A better understanding of each person on the team and what they have have to offer
+ For each person to better understand their own strengths, personalities, and individual gifts
+ Heightened levels of communication from people within the organization
+ Improved confidence of every team member and, therefore, improved confidence of the whole team
+ For each team member to take responsibility for creating culture in which people can come to work and be the best version of themselves
+ Increased productivity due to improved culture and team work