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Developing as a Leader

Pursue your own personal path of leadership development and sustain this development over the course of your career.

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C-level executive and professor with 35+ years of experience in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, including leadership positions at McKinsey, IBM, two start-up companies, and a social venture accelerator.

Overview

Tim Zak is a former CEO / Executive Director / senior executive in a wide variety of organizations (e.g., high-tech, consulting, philanthropy/nonprofit). Long-time advisor to senior executives on personal leadership and organizational leadership issues.Professor at Carnegie Mellon University with a teaching emphasis on leadership development at the graduate level and in executive education engagements.

Service Details

1200 minutes
5-15 participants

Key Topics

1
What is leadership (really) and how does it differ from management and related skills and behaviors?
2
Introducing a comprehensive, time-tested framework for leadership with activities to individually assess and further develop.
3
How leaders can proactively avoid dysfunctions among team members and broadly across organizations.
4
Group discussion of individual "Reflected Best Self" exercise and key takeaways.
5
Group discussion of self-reflection journals.

Skills You'll Practice

Skills introduced and practice incorporated into subsequent coaching and real-world application.

Decisions You Will Be Able To Navigate

How can I build on and leverage my existing strengths as a leader (as identified individually and through direct external feedback)?
What leadership attributes need the most attention and practice?
Which behaviors do I need to significantly alter or stop?
How will my values, ethics, and integrity support my leadership development effort in the future?
Where might it create challenges and roadblocks, and how can I more proactively address them?
What could I do tomorrow that will indicate to my team and my manager that I'm developing as a leader?
What are other leadership roles (traditional and non-traditional) that I have outside of work?
How can I apply what I've learned to these other roles?

About Tim Zak

C-level executive and professor with 35+ years of experience in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, including leadership positions at McKinsey, IBM, two start-up companies, and a social venture accelerator.
Credentials
  • 35+ years of executive experience
  • New York University, MBA, Finance, Marketing and International Business
  • Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Industry Specialties
Computer Software
Health Wellness Fitness
Higher Education
Professional Services
+ more
Functional Specialties
Operations
Product Management
Project Management
Business Analysis
+ more
Expertise
Early Career
New People Manager
Experienced People Manager
Executive
+ more

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