The Skill Kit for Leaders Program

Proven Leadership Development and Skill-Building Tools for Coaches, Trainers, HR Professionals, and Managers to Use with their Clients and Staff

Support Your Coaching Clients and Team Members in “Real-Time” Behavior Changes to Meet Individual and Organizational Goals

Skill Kit for Leaders: “Real-Time” Resources for Building Leadership Competencies

Based on Harvard Leadership Studies and Master Certified Coach and Certified Mentor Coach Diane Foster’s rich background and 25+ years or experience in leadership development, this robust, comprehensive, ready-made “Leadership Development Program” can be co-branded with your Coaching Practice or Organization.

With the Skill Kit for Leaders, you gain instant access to 42 rich resource units and associated tools. Each unit includes practice exercises, tips, videos, and recommended online resources for self-study or guided study for employees at any level in organizations of every size and every industry.

And it’s all available at a super competitive price for individual coaches and organizations.

Ideal for EXECUTIVE COACHES to use with their clients as leadership development tools, resources, tips, new models, and ideas to build skills in various facets of leadership and management.

Ideal for MANAGERS and TRAINERS who want to implement new or complement their organization’s existing leadership development efforts; easily blends with/reinforces existing training material.

Leaders Aren’t Born, They’re Developed

The answer to organizational success can be found in providing systematic Leadership Development resources that successfully grow leadership competencies in a wide range of areas:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Individual and team development
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Building trust and influence
  • Demonstrating great decision-making and results
  • Planning and strategy skills
  • Collaboration

Where can leaders learn these competencies in your organization?

Diane Foster’s Skill Kit for Leaders: “Real-Time” Resources for Building Leadership Competencies is a proven, successful structure and framework for a systems approach to talent management. It builds leadership competencies in individuals and teams and cascades those improvements throughout an entire organization, positively impacting bottom-line results.

Features and Benefits

Purchase the SKL program as an INDIVIDUAL COACH to use with your clients and increase your book of business, or as a LEADER/TRAINER to use within your own organization to drive systemic leadership development and bottom-line results.

Purchasers can:

  • Co-brand the entire SKL program and materials with their own logos and brand identity, with acknowledgement to Diane Foster as the author and program creator.
  • Use and edit the materials as they see fit with all of their own talent management activities.
  • Realize 40% of the price of the sale of the SKL program to any other organization.
  • Tap program creator Diane Foster for ongoing support to implement a program aligned with the 42 competencies in SKL program or to set up Mentor-coaching
  • Access Diane Foster for presentation templates, PowerPoints, and assessment tools (such as the Highlands Ability Battery Leadership Assessment, EQ-I 2.0 assessments, Panoramic Feedback, Customized 360s, etc.) to deliver a “Corporate Coaching Clinic” as the engine to drive their programs.

Read About More Features and Benefits 

    1. Incredibly flexible, totally customizable program allows you to support and improve any existing models of coaching and training or introduce a whole new leadership coaching culture. Program has been used successfully in Fortune 100 companies as well as very small non-profits.   Use in individual or group coaching or support your client’s self-study.
      (Has been successfully tied into Emotional Intelligence programs; supported performance improvement programs that improved morale; introduced to support competency-modeling, and used with established leadership competencies).
    2. Lowest price points for organizations beats all major competitors using Harvard’s research for leadership core-competency development (Leadership Architect; Development Dimensions International, Center for Creative Leadership, etc.)
    3. Robust electronic skill competency development units described by clients as the deepest and most wide-ranging variety of tools for leaders: actual activities for you to offer to improve a competency, live-links to websites and video-clips to tap best-in-class teaching or short exercises, selective bibliography for you to quickly suggest to your client, quick tips for the super busy leader.
    4. A program to offer super-busy clients for guided autonomy in leadership skill building, which is used successfully with or without coaching.  (Clients receive robust, comprehensive resources with the self-study units for achieving their performance and development goals on 42 different competencies).

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It’s Easy to Get Started with SKL

Contact Diane Foster at (510) 865-3695 to discuss your needs, your vision, and our pricing structure.