An organization can only grow as fast as it can develop leaders.

Every day we come across teams who have great ideas, grand visions, and big plans, yet they are hindered by under-developed leadership.

With very little quality leadership development training available and even fewer great real-life examples to follow, leadership ends up being one of the assets that organizations are most starved for.

Southwestern Consulting offers practical and actionable training that leaders can immediately use in their every day roles. Covering everything from managing people, to managing systems and even managing your own time, you can be sure that the leadership strategies and techniques your team will learn will be directly applicable.

Create a custom leadership training package that fits your budget and availability and watch how your future leaders become the catalyst to your overall growth!

Create Your Own Customized Leadership Development Training Package in 5 Easy Steps:

Step 1 – Choose Your Topic(s):

  • Principles Of Great Leadership And Effective Management
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    Principles Of Great Leadership And Effective Management

    The leadership of your team can be vastly improved by just following some of the time-tested and universal principles. Yet few organizations have quality documentation or training on the philosophies they use to lead their internal teams. Southwestern Consulting has compiled and synthesized the “best of the best” leadership principles distilled down from working with thousands of companies and the more than 150+ year history of our parent company. Put your team through this straightforward and powerful training to see an immediate uptick in their ability to effectively drive results through other people.

  • 10 Keys To Creating A High Performance Culture
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    10 Keys To Creating A High Performance Culture

    The science behind workplace culture in recent years has revealed that it is critically important for organizations to have healthy, positive, and uplifting working environments. But what are the factors that really lead people to be happy and high-performing at work? Which things really motivate people and which are just frivolous benefits that nobody cares about? After having been in over 9,000 different office environments our team has compiled the key elements that every team must have if they want their people to be engaged and drive results. If you’re leaders don’t get this information it could put your entire business at risk.

  • Developing A Goal Oriented Organization
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    Developing A Goal Oriented Organization

    Every executive suite wants and expects their people to achieve targets, meet deadlines, and stay focused. Yet we often take people’s goal-setting ability and desire far for granted. People have to be trained on how to set goals and they have to be taught the difference between good goals and bad goals. And in order for that to happen, your leaders need to first have absolute clarity on it before they can teach it to your organization. This program walks your leaders through exactly what they need to do in order to keep moving forward. These concentrated principles, when implemented properly, will drive immediate increases in productivity throughout your entire team.

  • Principles Of Leadership Accountability
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    Principles Of Leadership Accountability

    There is nothing more powerful for a leader than to be surrounded by a team of people who all “do what they say they are going to do.” Unfortunately that is a counter-culture and somewhat counter-intuitive process for most people who are instead conditioned to “do what is easiest.” Through the process of coaching over 9,000 people 1-on-1, Southwestern Consulting has mastered the elements that create effective accountability. Once your leaders know how to do hold people accountable properly, you will find that it drives performance. However, when it’s done wrong, accountability can lead to disengagement and even turnover.

  • Getting The Most From Your Team With Navigate Behavioral Based Leadership
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    Getting The Most From Your Team With Navigate Behavioral Based Leadership

    A team that works harmoniously is a team that creates exponential growth. But there is natural conflict in the workplace because of the 4 distinctively different behavioral styles. Southwestern Consulting’s proprietary Navigate behavioral methodology will help your leaders to better understand the core psychology of who their people are programmed to be. More importantly, this training will empower your leaders to adapt their leadership style in a way to most effectively motivate and connect with each person on their team.

  • Adaptive Leadership with the Skill/Will Matrix
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    Adaptive Leadership with the Skill/Will Matrix

    Leaders need to develop solid plans for how to train their team. However one of the most common mistakes leaders make is to train every person on their team the exact same way. Utilizing the Skill/Will matrix, Southwestern Consulting can share with you a proven practice for how to segment the performers on your team in a manner that enables you to more effectively adapt your leadership style in a way that meets them where they’re at. One of the most powerful and practical leadership trainings you will ever go through, this program is sure to be marked as one of your highest rated sessions in history.

  • Building Team Unity By Creating Your Creed
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    Building Team Unity By Creating Your Creed

    When a team is working together moving in a cohesive direction inspired by a common purpose, anything is possible. But when a team is operating in an environment of unspoken expectations, competing resources, and broken communication, things can implode quickly. One of the most transformative trainings we take our clients through is a systematic process called “Creating Your Creed.” It applies to any and every team and some of our clients credit this simple training with generating millions of dollars in their bottom line profits.

  • Take the Stairs Leader: 7 Steps to Achieving A Team's True Success
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    Take the Stairs Leader: 7 Steps to Achieving A Team's True Success

    The highest performing organizations in the world get there by creating a culture of discipline. But discipline is commonly misunderstood, often rejected, and almost never prioritized. Utilizing the principles shared in our New York Times bestselling book, Take the Stairs, this training shows leaders exactly how to get the most out of their teams – and themselves. This is an inspiring and informative program that has the power to change your life in a very short amount of time. Incorporate these philosophies into your team and watch it transform and position your organization for ultimate long term success.

  • How to Multiply Time
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    How to Multiply Time

    We all need more time. Yet almost every modern professional is still using outdated strategies and tired techniques for trying to get the most out of their days. After 5 years of studying and analyzing ultra-performers Southwestern Consulting discovered that almost everything we know about time management is wrong. This course presents their groundbreaking findings of the 5 permissions and their internationally acclaimed Focus Funnel™. Based on our Co-Founder’s TED talk that has over 1.5 million views, this information will radically alter the way you do business forever and teach you how it’s actually possible to create more time.

  • Legendary Leader: 6 Keys To REVEAL The Potential In Those Around You
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    Legendary Leader: 6 Keys To REVEAL The Potential In Those Around You

    An organization cannot grow faster than it can develop leaders. But there are very few quality leadership programs taught based on what works in the real world with all of today’s modern complexities. Our team has boiled hundreds of leadership books, thousands of interviews, and worked with tens of thousands of people into 6 fundamental and universal leadership principles. If you can master these 6 basic practices, then you will solve 95% of all leadership challenges.

  • 8 Ways To Motivate And Inspire Your Team
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    8 Ways To Motivate And Inspire Your Team

    Every leader wants a highly motivated workforce that is effective and efficient with little external motivation. However, for most organizations, it’s an ongoing mystery as to what motivates your team to work harder, work faster and work smarter. This interactive training course will uncover the 8 drivers of human motivation and which driver motivates each member on your team. Once we have them identified we will then work with you to develop a group plan to help you get the most from each person you lead. Go from frustrated and confused to inspired and excited to put these simple yet effective ideas into practice.

  • Getting More Done By Working With Assistants
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    Getting More Done By Working With Assistants

    A well-trained assistant can more than double your productivity output. But where do you go to develop a system and process for working with your administrative support team to get the most out of them? Training assistants is one of the most popular modules we’ve taken more than 2,000 people through in our leadership coaching curriculum. Learn exactly what job description to post to find the right person, what tasks you can delegate and which you should keep, how to train your administrative assistant and what the best ways are to hold them accountable. Say goodbye to wondering if you should have an assistant or to wonder about whether or not they’re helping you be more productive. Say hello to massive efficiency, organization, and a streamlined workflow to help you feel more in control and more on top of all there is to do.

  • Increasing Trust And Improving Communication Through Effective Team Building
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    Increasing Trust And Improving Communication Through Effective Team Building

    Teams that trust each other win. Teams that have hidden agendas, backdoor partnerships, and skepticism among one another self-destruct. What makes the difference between the two? Southwestern Consulting can share with you the perspective of having worked with over 10,000 different teams. This program will show you the most critical elements of team building and establishing trust. You will complete this training feeling like you have actionable insights and a specific plan of action for how to make your team stronger, more cohesive, and higher performing.

  • Constructive Confrontations and Turning Around Underperformers
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    Constructive Confrontations and Turning Around Underperformers

    Holding people accountable is an inevitable part of the job description for every effective leader. But data tells us that this is one of the least favorite activities for most company managers. But it doesn’t have to be. After coaching over 9,000 indiividuals, Southwestern Consulting has developed a set of proprietary frameworks and methodologies that any leader can comfortably lean on when giving feedback. You will learn how to get the most out of the people on your team without feeling like you have to punish or penalize them.

  • 10 Habits Of Great Leaders
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    10 Habits Of Great Leaders

    When you have great leaders, you have great performance. And great leaders are made from establishing great leadership habits. After operating for over 160+ years in more than a dozen different industries, the Southwestern Family of Companies has identified the 10 most compelling and effective habits that leaders can model. Inspiring and uplifting, this course will help you have confidence that every day you are doing the right behaviors that your team needs from you in order to lead. Follow this plan and watch your team reach the highest levels of satisfaction and performance.

  • Learning When And How To Part Ways With Team Members
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    Learning When And How To Part Ways With Team Members

    Sooner or later, every leader is going to have to terminate a team member. When done the right way, it can be uplifting to the organization and even to the departing individual. Done the wrong way and it can bring about negative gossip that spreads like a disease all through your organization and can even lead to lawsuits. We’ve learned that there are a handful of simple, yet powerful practices that any leader can implement when it becomes necessary to let a team member go. Pragmatic and powerful, this is one of those trainings that will make feel confident and equipped to better perform in a necessary part of your role.

  • Leading the Next Generation Workforce
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    Leading the Next Generation Workforce

    For the first time in history, there are 4 distinct and different generations in the workforce. Conflict abounds as the result of everything from different expectations to different communication mediums. Managing the dynamics of an older workforce along with motivating a new class of professionals who care about different priorities than their parents is extremely difficult. But the data is clear on what practical changes leaders can make that will help them connect across the divides. In what should be a mandatory training for all leaders, this educational and entertaining program will empower your leaders to alter their communication style so that every generation on your team is a productive one.

  • Managing Change to Improve Culture and Communication
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    Managing Change to Improve Culture and Communication

    The world is changing faster than ever before. And those leaders and teams that can’t recognize the need to change, or simply can’t keep up with the pace of it will be left behind. But how do you manage change? How do you know when to change? What should you communicate in times of change? Southwestern Consulting has compiled the best practices of how some of the fastest growing companies in the world seem to keep it all together. Learn from the experience of real life leaders and develop a plan that gives you confidence in the midst of change.

  • Empowering Women in Leadership
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    Empowering Women in Leadership

    There are over 100 structural differences between men’s brains and women’s brains. As such, it’s no surprise about the very different approaches that both men and women have when it comes to leadership. After hundreds of interviews and years of research, Southwestern Consulting has put together surprising and critical findings. This hilarious and hard-hitting science will tell men what they need to know about women, women what they need to know about men, and both what they need to know to work together successfully in leadership. The organizations that are winning in the future are those that have a deliberate and intentional strategy to maximize the harmonious workflow of men and women in the workplace.

  • How Leaders Get Things Done
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    How Leaders Get Things Done

    Busy busy busy. Always fighting fires, and constantly battling the latest and loudest emergencies, and fires. Leaders have the challenging job of producing results meanwhile keeping up with all of the administrative elements that running a business requires. It’s no surprise that most leaders don’t have a plan for balancing it all and so most leaders fail to reach their highest potential. Southwestern Consulting coaches some of the world’s highest powered CEOs and has distilled the most common practices of these executives into an actionable and systematic program to help you get things done. Put these systems in place and gain peace and clarity about how to operate. Move from overwhelmed to under control.

Step 2 - Choose a Format:

  • Group

    Classroom style training with a number of people from your team (includes exercises, role play and workbooks).

  • One-on-One

    Customized private education delivered directly between one person from your team and one of our consultants.

  • Facilitation

    An interactive group experience with dialogue, discussion, brainstorming, role play, or live work, led by one of our consultants.

  • Train the Trainer

    Your team member goes through our formalized training process to become a certified Southwestern Consulting instructor with permissions to reteach our content.

Step 3 - Choose a Medium:

  • Live

    We come to you or you come to our headquarters in Nashville, TN

  • Virtual

    Real-time training but delivered using digital technology to reach people in remote locations.

  • Recording

    Recorded content delivered to your team to watch at their convenience.

  • Membership

    Join one of our public group forums and participate in live virtual training while also getting private networking access to the other group members.

Step 4 - Choose a Duration:

  • Keynote

    A singular program that can last up to 2 hours.

  • Half Day

    Training on any one topic, with a max of 3 topics, between 3-4 hours.

  • Full Day

    Training on any one topic, with a max of 5 topics, between 6-7 hours.

  • Multi-Day

    Training on a variety of topics over the course of multiple days.

Step 5 - Choose Skill Level:

  • Beginner

    Get introduced to the topic, learn the most common mistakes to avoid in a particular area and start to understand the fundamentals.

  • Intermediate

    Master the fundamentals and get exposed to the practical and actionable behaviors that will raise your skill level in any particular topical area.

  • Advanced

    Understand the psychology of why the strategies work and learn how to adapt the techniques to a multitude of different environments and situations.

  • Expert

    Be able to extrapolate the learned theories into other areas and circumstances of your business and develop a depth of understanding that makes you able to teach others.

Testimonials

Lee Pepper, CMO, Foundations Recovery Network

Working with Southwestern Consulting has turned out to be one of the best decisions I’ve ever made as a leader. They quickly executed a 30-day analysis and came back with what was mind-blowing opportunities for improvement. Since then, our call-to-admission conversion ratio has quadrupled! They are simply amazing.

Forrest Walden, Founder and CEO of IronTribe Fitness

After a 60-day research phase, the Southwestern Consulting team uncovered several key areas for improvement. Collectively, our 32 franchise gyms increased overall sales numbers by just over $100,000 chain-wide after one month of beginning work with you! This is by far and away the biggest increase month over month that we have ever seen!

Kelly Roy, VP of Business Development, Century II

Southwestern Consulting is highly customized, organized and efficient. We have seen results immediately and I can't be more thrilled.

Frank Argenbright, Owner and CEO, SecurAmerica

Southwestern Consulting helped us make immediate changes in our business. The initial investment was recovered within a few months. You guys are the best sales performance consultants in the world, period.

Tracy Christman, VP of Vendor Alliance, Budget Blinds on our 2013 Canadian Summit

By dedicating the time and attention to understanding both our model and the challenges that face our business, your trainings have always been deemed by our franchisees as pertinent, timely, relevant, and actionable. It's no coincidence that Southwestern Consulting sessions are regularly the highest rated.

Tim Leeper, President, Tim Leeper Roofing

I have seen meaningful differences since having Southwestern be a part of our team. If leaders are serious about improving performance and increasing capacity for growth, they should strongly consider working with your team.

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