Leadership Development & Succession Planning

Solidly rooted in systems theory and the practical application of systems analysis, Renaissance's primary focus is assisting organizations in recreating leadership and planning for renewed performance by:

• developing well differentiated leaders

strategic mission-driven operational and long range planning

program and process assessment and redesign

improving work group dynamics

Board governance

conflict resolution concepts techniques and skill development

succession planning

project management processes, policies and tools

improving teamwork

operational effectiveness and efficiency

Renaissance offers a variety of workshops addressing topics such as business planning, process improvement, Board development & governance, conflict resolution, leadership development and succession planning.


Use this session to gain insight into systems theory and the traits of healthy, well differentiated leaders within systems.

In one seminar learn...
• Leadership traps and allusions including data, expertise and empathy.
• The importance of understanding and recognizing the emotional processes at work in every system, with a focus on our own emotional fields.
• Characteristics of both more & less differentiated members of a system/workplace.
• The importance of shifting leadership emphasis towards presence.
• The relationship between the toxicity of the environment and the individual’s response.
• The power of triangles and how to more effectively recognize and use them.
• How to recognize and utilize sabotage and resistance.
• The fundamental steps involved in effective succession planning and leadership development and some practical tools to apply them in your workplace.

Topics covered include…
• Systems theory
• E. H. Friedman’s leadership concepts as expressed in A Failure of Nerve, Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix
• Definition & objectives of leadership
• Relationship & Leadership concepts
• Barriers to effective leadership
• Triangles and secrets
• Well differentiated and poorly differentiated leadership traits
• Leadership development and the Succession planning process using peer challenge
• Essential candidate tracking and development information
• Mentoring & rotation of assignment

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Renaissance Consulting Group, Inc.
7753 Herstra Court • New Tripoli, PA 18066 • 610-298-3304