Leadership development is becoming more critical in the world of business, which is why Larry Dennis, President of Turbo Leadership Systems, is bringing his training to the companies that need it. Their primary focus is privately owned companies because they’re the ones who often need help to development their leadership teams and has trained over 5,000 people.
“I’ve surveyed hundreds of management teams that has led to the development of my workshops and training,” Larry said. “The first thing we do together is understand the power and value of synergy. When there is complete alignment, there is a 71% improvement rate in comparison to those without this mindset.”
When Larry asks his clients what they think their team strength is, they often come back with two popular answers: experience and knowledge. There can be other answers or variations, but these two concepts are often coming in around 80-90% of the time. From there, he challenges them to share where there are opportunities to improve on for their team, or in other words their weakness.
“In every team or organization, there is always opportunities to improve, no matter which area or business function your team falls into,” Larry shared.
What comes back as the biggest weakness answer—communication. Presidents or leading roles in companies are often really surprised that communication comes back as their top concern from their team.
This is where Turbo Leadership Systems really shines because they can offer solutions to communication problems, but to overcome this issue, the team must realize that it is up to them and that it’s something they can fix to be more competitive. Another interesting concept Larry finds is that managers often believe their personal communication skills are above average, whereas the people they communicate with frequently disagree and think they communicate below average.
Over the last 30+ years, Turbo Leadership Systems helps high-level to the basic roles, improve their ability to communicate their ideas effectively. This ultimately leads to better teamwork as well. By recognizing the communication barriers, the team can learn how to handle them and rise above them so everyone in the organization has a voice and can be heard.
From a franchisor standpoint, these types of leadership programs are becoming more popular with major brands because it allows their brand consultants and field representatives to communicate successfully with the brand’s franchisees and develop a relationship built upon trust and respect, which can also help franchisees accept their recommendations more to improve compliance or performance. The benefits don’t stop there, either. These workshops or programs can create better leadership for the franchisee’s employees, so employee turnover is less, which Larry has helped a franchisee and their management employees do successfully.
Overall, if you find that your team could be lacking in their communication, it might be worth to do something about it for 2018. Turbo Leadership Systems has been helping their clients improve overall company growth and leaders since 1985 and would be happy to show you how they do it firsthand.
About Turbo Leadership Systems
Founded in 1985 by Larry W. Dennis, Sr., Turbo Leadership Systems is an executive team building and leadership skills development organization. Turbo Leadership Systems has worked closely for 31 years with management teams of over 200 client companies in manufacturing, construction, distribution, food service, professional services, guest services, and healthcare.
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