Consultants in Leadership, Creativity and Organizational Development




Management and Leadership Development

Lynn Reed Associates offers a wide range of proven management and leadership development programs designed to build, develop and refine core management and leadership skills. These programs prepare managers and professionals at all levels to excel at leading at the individual, team and organization levels. Programs address skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, conflict resolution, coaching skills, effective communication, performance management (motivation and feedback) and culture change. We routinely deliver these programs in cross-functional, multicultural and multinational environments.

Advanced Business Skills Program

This highly intensive, five-day course is designed to improve skills in the areas of strategy development, critical thinking, problem solving, creative thinking, communications, and group dynamics. The application of program tools and techniques to real business issues in real time is a major part of the program design. The target audience for this program includes high-potential managers and future managers at all levels. This powerful, much-lauded program includes the full Six Thinking Hats* program (parallel thinking), the full Lateral Thinking** program (creativity) and an "action learning" component.

Consult, Leadership Development in Lebanon, NJ

* Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats is a process that segments individual or group thinking leading to improved decision making, increased productivity, greater degrees of participation and buy-in and higher quality dialogue and decisions.  Significant increases in the efficiency and effectiveness of the thinking process lead to 50 - 75% reduction in meeting time and decision-making cycle time.

** Edward de Bono's Lateral Thinking is a set of tools and structured techniques to methodically develop creative thinking skills in order to develop truly innovative ideas and solutions. These powerful techniques enable individuals, teams and entire organizations to significantly improve their ability to develop creative ideas for new product development, process improvement, customer focus and a variety of applications.

Coaching for Effective Empowerment & Delegation

This one-day course teaches managers and team leaders advanced coaching skills based on the Situational Leadership model. Participants first examine their own leadership styles and potential blind spots using a diagnostic self-assessment instrument. Then, through the application of the Situational Leadership model, managers and team leaders develop better style flexibility and effectiveness in managing and developing people.

Dynamics of Culture Change Seminar

This one and a half-day course is designed to accelerate change in organizations. This intensive, fast-paced program tackles on organizational change issues head-on, thus dramatically improving the quality of management communication and employee resiliency to change. Primary goals include clarifying the nature of change across the organization, minimizing the adverse impact of change on organization performance, and retaining key performers during the process of change. The course is appropriate for all levels of management and staff.

Leadership & Management Skills Program

This two-day course focuses on managing the team and the individuals within it. It covers basic leadership and motivational theory, team effectiveness processes, establishing goals for performance and development, performance management, and coaching through the Situational Leadership model. Managers examine their leadership style and blind spots using a diagnostic self-assessment instrument, and develop more flexibility and effectiveness in managing and developing their people. The program uses the Myers Briggs Type Indicator***(MBTI) to improve managers' communication with their team members.

*** The Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator is the most powerful and widely used instrument of its type in the world. Lynn Reed is an expert in the application of the MBTI in organization, team and individual effectiveness processes.