Aspire Journeys

First Time Manager Journey

  • 12 Courses | 7h 33m 40s
  • 6 Books | 5h 45m
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You are a first-time manager. Now what? Becoming a manager is one of the most critical transitions in your career, and poor leadership behaviors can take hold early. This leadership journey will deepen your understanding of what it takes to lead, develop, and achieve through others.

Becoming a Frontline Manager

Making the transition from individual contributor to frontline leader can be a daunting adjustment. Moving into a leadership role involves more than just getting a new title. It means adopting a leadership mind-set, developing new skills and leadership competencies, and understanding your new relationships with those above and below you on the organizational chart.

  • 2 Courses | 52m 29s
  • 1 Book | 40m

Developing People

Leaders are only as good as the people they lead. Learn how to use tailored techniques and strategies to optimize performance.

  • 4 Courses | 2h 45m 17s
  • 2 Books | 2h 23m

Accountability

Organizations trust their leaders to be accountable. Discover how to foster both responsbility and empowerment in yourself and your team.

  • 2 Courses | 1h 13m 5s
  • 1 Book | 1h 1m

Driving Execution

Vision, goals, and strategies mean little if not successfully executed. Learn how to develop an execution culture.

  • 2 Courses | 1h 2m 7s
  • 1 Book | 52m

Emotional Intelligence

Leaders need to exhibit self-awareness and empathy. Learn how to identify and regulate emotions to lead others.

  • 2 Courses | 1h 40m 42s
  • 1 Book | 49m

COURSES INCLUDED

Leadership Transitions: Becoming a Frontline Manager
Making the transition from individual contributor to frontline leader can be a daunting adjustment. Moving into a leadership role involves more than just getting a new title. It means adopting a leadership mind-set, developing new skills and leadership competencies, and understanding your new relationships with those above and below you on the organizational chart.
In this course, you’ll learn how to adjust your mindset, develop your delegation skills, and build relationships to succeed in your new leadership role.
7 videos | 25m has Assessment available Badge
Leadership Insights on Leader Transitions
When taking on a new position, leaders face myriad challenges like building teams that deliver, developing networks to stay informed of key events, and inspiring others on an entirely new level. Get ready to make the most of your new role.
10 videos | 34m available Badge
Leading by Developing People
Any leader is only as good as the people they lead, and it is the very rare leader whose team is comprised only of skilled experts at every position. For everyone else, employee development is key for effective leadership. Individual and team development must be a priority for you and your organization when seeking a competitive edge in the marketplace.   In this course, you'll learn how to use motivational factors and actions for developing your team. You'll explore strategies for performance improvement, as well as how to set and maintain high standards. You'll also learn how to overcome common myths about development, and how to mitigate the challenges leaders face in developing people.
7 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Developing People
Developing people is critical to success, and yet many organizations go about it the wrong way. Bringing out people’s best performance and potential starts with why, not how. Treat talent development as a culture, not a program.
14 videos | 41m available Badge
Developing Successful Coaching Relationships
In a perfect business world, all employees would be ideally suited to their jobs, with skills and aptitudes fully aligned to their roles. In the real world, however, successful leadership requires coaching and mentoring. Leaders must foster a culture conducive to coaching and be capable themselves of stepping into a coaching role when it's called for. In this course, you'll learn coaching techniques for building dynamic and purposeful coaching relationships. You'll learn some coaching principles that will guide you in helping your team members exceed their preconceived limitations and reach their full potential.
8 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Coaching
Like a physical trainer, good coaches don’t do the heavy lifting for others. Instead, they ask questions, assist in setting up action plans, and most importantly, build skills and self-confidence—even in the most reluctant of employees.
9 videos | 28m available Badge
Accountable Leadership
Accountability is about taking ownership of your own actions, behaviors, and decision-making. In today's large, often massive organizations, it can be tempting to pass the buck and duck responsibility. An accountable leader, on the other hand, is one that says and does what they say they will, ensuring accountability to their team and the organization. In this course, you'll learn about building accountability in your teams, demonstrating your own willingness to be accountable especially when things go wrong, and fostering an environment of accountability in those you work with.
7 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Being Accountable
The accountable leader lets go of responsibility and delegates effectively. Learn about the five key levels of accountability, holding individuals accountable to the team, and overcoming obstacles to cultivate a culture of accountability.
9 videos | 31m available Badge
Creating a Successful Business Execution Culture
Leaders must execute the strategies they help create. Without execution, a strategy is just an idea. In this course, you'll learn how to build and lead an "execution culture" that empowers employees to translate strategy into action.
7 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading a Culture of Execution
Are you ready to get the job done? If so, you need to first let it go! Leading a culture of execution starts with delegation. To develop high-performance teams, empower others, define project expectations, and create a level playing field.
9 videos | 22m available Badge
Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Leader
To successfully lead others requires building emotional intelligence. This skill, sometimes referred to as Emotional IQ, or EQ, is the ability to understand how and why people relate and react to situations the way they do.   In this course, you'll learn about emotional intelligence and the common characteristics shared by emotionally intelligent leaders. You will learn about the value of emotions and how they affect working relationships. You will also learn how to develop personal emotional intelligence skills like self-awareness and self-regulation. And you'll explore ways to build relational competencies like social awareness and social skills.
8 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Emotional Intelligence
High EQ is vital for today’s leaders. But what is it exactly, how does it affect your ability to lead others, and what can you do to improve your EQ? It’s time to get to know thy “self”!
20 videos | 50m available Badge
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