Be a Likeable Boss

  • Training Time: 1 day, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Inclusion: Participants Manual and Certificate of Completion

While many who enter into management and leadership roles want to be genuinely liked by the workers they supervise, seeking popularity for its own sake can be a dead-end path. Many have tried to lead while seeking popularity only to find that, indeed, they are loved but not respected. Becoming a more likeable boss however does not mean you have to sacrifice respect. However, being a likeable boss and a respected boss does mean you have to learn to be more effective. This manual helps you take the first steps on what will be a continuous journey towards becoming a more effective boss, the side effects of which are both likeability and respect.

Learning Points
  • Understand how to develop leadership qualities
  • Know how to delegate effectively
  • Choose inspirational and engaging tasks for yourself and others
  • Use wisdom and understanding to lead others
  • Identify the roles of your team
  • Learn how to trust others and earn their trust.
Course Outline

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 1 Getting Started

  • Introduction to the Workshop
  • Workshop Objectives

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 2 Is It Better to be Loved or Feared?

  • The Case for Fear
  • The Case for Love
  • The Case against Either
  • The Middle Ground

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 3 Leadership as Service

  • The Top Down Hierarchies
  • A Lateral Perspective
  • Know Your Employees
  • Genuine Empathy and the Power to Lead

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 4 Leadership by Design

  • Begin with the End In Mind
  • Setting Goals
  • Determining Values

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 5 Understanding Motivation

  • Dramatism
  • The Pentad
  • Guilt and Redemption
  • Identification

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 6 Constructive Criticism

  • What are Your Intentions?
  • A Positive Vision of Success
  • Feedback Sandwich
  • Following up (versus Badgering)

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 7 The Importance of Tone

  • Lighting a Fire
  • Calming a Storm
  • Adult versus Parent
  • Changing the Script

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 8 Trusting Your Team

  • Dangers of Micromanaging
  • Delegation and Anxiety
  • Aces in Their Places
  • Celebrating Success

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 9 Earning the Trust of Your Team

  • Honesty
  • Reliability
  • Availability
  • Openness

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 10 Building and Reinforcing Your Team

  • Identifying Team Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Identify Team Roles
  • Design Exercises with Specific Goals
  • What to Avoid

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 11 You are the Boss of You

  • What Kind of Person Would You Follow?
  • Self-Awareness
  • Keeping Your Balance

Being a Likeable Boss – Module 12 Wrapping it up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Lessons Learned
You Can Expect…
  • To understand leadership styles and to know which approach to apply to a situation
  • To learn to value people while still implementing work order
  • To face up to different set of pressures
You Need This If …
  • You want a culture of respect from top down
  • You want to create a balanced management style
  • You want open and respectful communication to be part of your culture
This is About …
  • A respectful work environment that is leader-led and leader-inspired.
  • Increasing productivity without stress caused by pressure
  • Running a well-run organization
In-House Rate

Participants: 15 – 30
Duration: 1 day
Course Fee: P3,450.00 per person
Includes: Manual, Certificate of Completion