The Proposed Solution
In October 2019, IA began delivering the Facilitative Leadership program to 24 leaders at Somos, including the CEO and direct reports. Participants invested two days for the in-person training, which covered the Seven Practices of Facilitative Leadership™. The primary objectives of the training were to:
1. Increase Meaningful Inclusion
Generate participation from diverse perspectives and lead discussions that stimulate honest dialogue with practical outcomes.
2. Accelerate Sound Decision Making & Execution
Improve strategic thinking in groups and reduce the time it takes to make and implement informed decisions through a consistent application of skills.
3. Improve Results, Processes, & Relationships
Demonstrate collaborative behaviors, which has been proven to generate positive outcomes across three dimensions of success – Results, Process,
Following the initial program launch, Thomas interviewed each participant to understand the impact and determine next steps. The feedback from surveys and live conversations was overwhelmingly positive, with a strong desire from participants to receive reinforced learning through engagement and follow-on training.