Guiding Principles

We Believe:

  • Leaders exist at all levels
  • Greater collaboration and leadership is necessary to achieve organizational goals
  • Collaborative leadership skills can be learned
  • Learning requires practice


We are committed to helping leaders become more authentic, capable, and courageous.

We Provide:

  • A variety of workshops and courses that cover 10 core leadership competencies
  • Adaptable content that can be customized to your audience’s needs
  • Flexible delivery options that include half-day workshops, full-day training programs and focused, high-impact 90-minute learning sessions 
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Leadership Core Competencies & Associated Workshops

Emotional Intelligence

Leading with Emotional Intelligence
Leadership Presence
Capacity to recognize one’s own emotions and others’, and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior.
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Collaborative Communication

Effective Dialogue: Advocacy, Inquiry & Listening
Coordinating Action for Effective Collaboration
Capacity to engage in dialogue where every individual has an opportunity to contribute and be heard as they work towards shared goals/interests.
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Conflict Management

From Conflict into Collaboration
Understanding Conflict Styles Using the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI)
Capacity to work through differences to achieve positive outcomes.
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Engaging in Purposeful Conversations

Setting Expectations and Delegating for Development, Giving Effective Feedback, Managing Flexible Work Arrangements
Capacity for thoughtful conversations around issues that matter and that result in action.
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Giving Feedback

Giving and Receiving Feedback
Giving and receiving feedback is essential skill to build trust, effectively communicate, engage employees and achieve results.
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Leading Effective Teams

Leading Collaborative Teams
Capacity to move teams toward the completion of shared goals.
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Leading Innovation

Leading Innovation through Collaboration
Capacity to generate novel solutions to workplace problems.
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Managing Change

Leading Transition
Engaging Stakeholders
Capacity for using a structured approach to manage the people-side of change to achieve desired outcomes.
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Managing Effective Meetings

Creative Problem-Solving
Effective Decision-Making and Role Clarity
Capacity to plan and guide meetings to achieve objectives while considering the needs of others and managing group dynamics.
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Team Conversation

Finding Focus and Connection in Uncertain Times Leading Others Through Turbulence
To help our clients navigate the current uncertainies and necessary transitions we have designed a series of 75 to 90-minute virutal sessions.
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Understanding Personality Preferences

Understanding the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
Capacity for increasing self-awareness and personal development using type.
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Wellness @Work: Healthy Habits to Increase Productivity & Well-being
Capacity to build and maintain habits to enhance health and well-being.
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At Collaborative Thinking™, we specialize in providing leadership development workshops designed to build skills in core leadership competencies.

 We will carefully craft a program to meet your individual needs and specific interests.