NHS North East Leadership Academy

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Leadership Failure - Why Failure Should Be Embraced

Date: 29 October 2018

Time: 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Duration: 7 hours

Venue: Palatine House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW


Leadership Skills Development

Leadership Dimensions:

Leadership Failure - Why Failure Should Be Embraced

Leadership Failure - The opportunity to see success in failure allows you to progress creative ideas.

By participating in this workshop you will understand:

  • History of Success in Industries - Automotive, aerospace & chocolate!
  • The Hubris Effect - How failure is viewed through arrogance and overconfidence
  • Group Think - Protecting the team/organisation from Hubris (research-based evidence)
  • Success and failure in the Healthcare industry - how can it be encouraged (research-based evidence)
  • Lessons from Dyson
  • Failure ultimately shapes you as a leader:
    • Confront Your Failure and Learn from It
    • Build Your Team and Make the Business Better
    • Trust Your Gut and Make More Decisions
    • Second Chances are All Around You
    • Appreciate Your Leadership Responsibilities

You should attend this course if you are:

  • Preparing to give a series of tough messages at work
  • About to embark on a discussion about poor performance
  • About to go through a redundancy programme
  • Uncomfortable about giving bad news
  • About to announce a programme of change
  • Interested in learning about key techniques that can be used when giving difficult messages