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
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.
- 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.
Diane Foster’s Skill Kit for Leaders program(SKL) prepares coaches to deliver a high end coaching experience to C-Suite and Executive level leaders. This is a very rich resource and a MUST HAVE for any coach working with leaders on their development, but especially those working to develop leadership in the C-Suite.
I’m immensely impressed with the Skill Kit for Leaders: Emotional Intelligence Module. Diane Foster has leveraged her extensive high level experience with coaching for emotional intelligence, into a highly practical, valuable toolkit for professional coaches.
The System (for Developing Leadership Competency) is solid!
I have watched Diane work effectively in two organizations and have been impressed with her ability to intervene and help resolve complex organizational problems. She values and works harmoniously with a diverse group of professionals and is skilled at guiding them to more productive individual and group behaviors. Diane is always on the cutting edge Read More
Diane enables those she works with to engage in ways that have not been the norm. She helped to stimulate the whole environment to learn, grow, and change.
I just wanted to take a moment of your time to thank you for all the hard work you did putting together the Skill Kit For Leaders! This is truly a priceless piece of work! What a tremendous tool you have created. I have not only been able to draw from your outlines for certain Read More
As an external consultant, Diane works with her H.R. colleagues in a true spirit of collaboration. With close attention to communication, she builds leverage for the internal staff and program.
I wanted to take a minute and recognize how much your coaching and your Skill Kit units have meant not only to me but our IT Department’s Leadership team. Our CIO introduced us to you and your Skill Kits for Leaders, as a way for us to look at building strengths in our leadership abilities. Read More
I was extremely impressed with the way the program was designed, and the way you implemented it. I now know well what my priorities are, and how to go after them.
One of my direct reports targeted Delegating and Collaborating as focused IDP goals. After some initial doubt about the benefit of focusing on targeted skills, there has been observable improvement in demonstrated delegating and collaboration behavior. Co-workers on the team have also observed and commented on the individual’s increased skills since starting to use the Read More
I love the practicality of the “Skill Kit for Leaders” that you have developed for “real time” integration. You suggest tangible activities that a Manager/Leader can use immediately with their staff and you provide a wealth of resource materials — available through books and workshops and on the Internet, as well as videos on particular Read More
Collected Responses from Individual Director-Level clients who have worked with The Skill Kit for Leaders
“The clarity and focus it allowed me to work on for goal-setting and strategies to put into practical practice.” “The many categories of skill-building information that are available and having them as a reference to use for personal and staff.” “Making space to focus on my needs – by doing this I was able to Read More
The Skill Kit for Leaders is packed with information and resources that leaders can use to understand and develop the skills and behaviors they need to succeed in our fast-paced and upwardly mobile world. I particularly like that it is all there – detailed, accurate, and laid out for me to use rather than invent. Read More
I highly recommend Diane Foster and her very well documented and excellent work to anyone who would like to advance in their personal or professional life. Her work is insightful and uplifting. And most importantly, she is a genuine, good hearted person who is always willing to learn and a delight to hear her insights Read More
Can I share the resources you gave me on Listening and Communication from the Skill Kit with another Director who doesn’t have you as a coach? He really needs them too.
Having been tasked with creating Talent Management tools for several organizations, I find the Skill Kit for Leaders to be a very integrated Talent Management approach that incorporates all the elements that truly support leaders in their development and the development of those that they lead. I have no doubt that this legacy project of Read More
The Skill Kit for Leaders, by Diane Foster is one of the best collections of tools and activities I have seen for developing leadership. The 8 leadership roles and 34 skills to develop them, creates a treasure chest of gems sure to improve leadership at all levels.
Diane is thorough, thoughtful, strategic, and deeply-involved when she is in “work” mode. I have genuine appreciation for the people knowledge she has and how effectively she applies it in very difficult change management and organizational development situations. In addition, she has innovated some amazing diagnostic tools. She personally applies them and very skillfully Read More
I went to an executive workshop at Haas titled “Leader as Coach”. It was taught by a PhD along with his team. Honestly, your Skill Kit for Leaders is much more useful than what I learned from the workshop. The tool kit provides hands-on tools that can be used in so many areas. I don’t Read More
Thanks so much for the resources in your Skill Kit for Leaders units on Delegation, Team building, and Managing Change have given me. Very helpful!
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.