Leadership Capacity Development and Team Building

Executive coaching, Leadership Training and Team Building

Successful organizations make leadership development an intentional part of their culture. When a culture of feedback and professional development is fostered openly and intentionally with all staff, the organization better develops leaders and inspires staff to stay engaged. Senior leaders who create an environment in which employees can express interest in leadership positions and feel supported in their development will build a pipeline of effective leaders, so that when transitions are necessary, leaders at all levels are ready to act.

 Assessments packaged with executive coaching and professional training are valuable, objective tools that give your emerging leaders the insight they need to competently step into the leadership positions in your organization.


Assessment Tools

CPI 260® - Leadership Development Assessment: $40.95 Coaching Report for Leaders; $61.95 Coaching Report for Leaders and Client Feedback Report - Sample Report: Coaching Report for Leaders 

The highly intuitive CPI 260® is a powerful management and leadership development assessment. The accompanying report and coaching sessions empowers you to identify your strengths and blind spots, enabling you to capitalize on your strengths, target areas for development, and plan action steps to increase your effectiveness as leaders.

 The report compares your answers to those of 5,600 managers and executives* and provides results on 18 leadership characteristics, organized into five core performance areas:


FIRO Business®  - Leadership Style Assessment for Individuals and Teams $16.95 Leadership Report; $27.95 Leadership Report and Business Profile - SampleReport: Leadership Report

FIRO Business assessment helps you develop great leaders while improving organizational performance. It identifies communication and interpersonal dynamics that affect leadership success. Working with a coach you can gain key insights for relating to direct reports, superiors, and peers, influencing and negotiating, making decisions, and setting priorities.

 The insights provided by the FIRO Business® can be used with teams to directly understand inter- and intra-team communication, decision making, and prioritization styles.


MBTI® - Personality Assessment for Individuals and Teams   $24.95 - Sample Report: Team Report

Taking the MBTI®  inventory and receiving feedback will help you identify your unique gifts.  The information enhances understanding of yourself, your motivations, your natural strengths and your potential areas for growth.  It will also help you appreciate people who differ from you. Understanding your MBTI® type is self-affirming and encourages cooperation with others.

After more than 60 years of research and development, the current MBTI® assessment is the most widely used instrument for understanding normal personality differences.  Because it explains basic patterns in human functioning, the MBTI® tool is used for a wide variety of purposes including the following:

  • Self-understanding and development
  • Career development and exploration
  • Organization development
  • Team building
  • Management and leadership training and development
  • Problem solving & decision making
  • Relationship management
  • Diversity and multicultural understanding
  • Stress reduction
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Communication
  • Change Management
  • Conflict Management


MBTI® Step II™ - Personality Assessment for Individuals and Teams $38.95 - Sample Report: Profile

MBTI® Step II™ delves deeper into your unique strengths and explores individual differences in each of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)’s sixteen types. It provides a deep and rich language of each person’s unique strengths and preferences and helps team members to value and work with the strengths of others. For teams it increases productivity by aligning an individual’s preferences to particular team tasks and supplies a common framework in which team members can better understand and manage communication, problem solving and team culture. The MBTI® Step II™ Identifies team assets and potential blind spots and provides a positive language with which to discuss overcoming differences.


MBTI® Work Styles Report - Form M (R) Enhancing Two-Way Communication in Organizations Form M     $24.95  Help any two people learn to work together effectively - Sample Report: Work Styles Report

Conflicts between employees in an organization jeopardize morale, efficiency, and employee retention. The Work Styles Report, a narrative report designed for two people, offers a good starting point from which to address conflicts. The report can help clients understand type differences and lead to a more positive work environment.


  • Aids the MBTI® interpreter in opening discussion to resolve conflicts between co-workers
  • Pairs two clients' MBTI® results to help individuals see how to productively use their similarities and differences
  • Describes motivators, preferred work style and environment, values, and reaction to change based on each person's MBTI® type
  • Compares two clients' styles in communication, information gathering, decision making, and project management to spot sources of conflict
  • Presents personalizedaction plans to help clients develop a positive working relationship


 Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument – Team Conflict Assessment  $15.75 TKI Profile and Interpretive Report - Sample Report: Profile and Interpretive Report

The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument can help strengthen your organization by resolving conflicts effectively.

The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) is the world’s best-selling instrument for understanding how different conflict-handling modes, or styles, affect interpersonal and group dynamics and for learning how to select the most appropriate style for a given situation. The TKI tool offers a pragmatic, situational approach to conflict resolution and has been used successfully by businesses, educators and organizational development professionals for over 35 years.  This online version of the assessment offers a 10 page graphic presentation of scores and a personalized analysis of results, including a 2-page explanation of individuals preferred mode, guidance on appropriate use of each mode, and suggestions for learning to work with less preferred modes.  The updated norms are based on a revised sample that closely reflects gender, racial, ethnic and job-level diversity in the workplace in theUnited States.


 KGI Assessment  - Team Assessment  $50 + $25/team member – Group Profile for each member & Individual Profile for each member

The Klein Group Instrument® for Effective Leadership and Participation in Teams is unique in its ability to assess a range of behaviors that are essential for effective leadership and teamwork. The KGI® assessment is based on more than three decades of practice, research, and analysis. The research process utilized quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate individuals and teams grounded in real world success.

The KGI assessment is the only assessment currently available that measures four essential dimensions of team and leadership skills with a single instrument. 

The KGI assessment explores people's patterns of group behavior along four critical dimensions – Leadership, Negotiation Orientation, Task Focus, and Interpersonal Focus. A diamond-shaped model helps to illustrate the instrument's design.

Leadership measures the ability of a team member to guide the group towards meaningful collaboration and successful task completion.

Negotiation Orientation measures the ability of members to listen closely to one another and to construct mutually acceptable agreements.

Task Focus measures the ability of members to devise a sound strategy for the task and to carry out the plan fruitfully.

Interpersonal Focus measures the ability of members to develop a team spirit and to attend to the feeling issues in the group.

The four major scales are broken down into nine subscales that provide you and your team with action steps to boost your performance. Currently, this is the only assessment available that allows you to address these four fundamental areas with a single instrument.


EQ-i 2.0 – Emotional Intelligence Assessment  $55 - Sample Report: Leadership Report

The EQ-i 2.0 is more relevant to leadership than ever before. Successful leaders are often seen encouraging and engaging their team to reach performance levels that exceed expectations. They facilitate and empower personal transformation in their people, but are also able to determine when situations call for a more operational approach. With new business-relevant items, EQ-i 2.0 results are related to these leadership behaviors making clear empirical and theoretical links to leadership competency models in today’s organizations.


Leadership Practices Inventory – 360 Leadership Behavior Assessment (Kouzes & Posner) $135 - Sample Report: Leadership Challenge

Leadership Practices Inventory is a value-based 360 assessment that identifies your competency in Five Practices and Ten Commitments of exemplary leadership: Model the Way, Inspire the Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable others to Act, and Encourage the Heart.


Leadership Plus – MBTI, LPI 360, and Leadership Plus Report $175 CPP & Skills One 

The Leadership Plus Report Combining Your MBTI® and LPI® Results helps individuals explore and understand how they can use knowledge of their personality type to develop as leaders who engage in the behaviors relate to The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership®—a powerful leadership development model created by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, authors of the best-selling book The Leadership Challenge.  When you integrate findings from the LPI Feedback Report with results from the MBTI assessment, the intersection of personality preferences with applied behavior practices offers insights that individuals can use as the basis for further development and action planning.  

A Window into Preferences and Practices

The Leadership Plus Report features three comprehensive sections with in-depth insights:

Type Description — Provides individuals with a description of their MBTI type and personality preferences.

Leadership Style — Describes how an individuals’ MBTI type influences their leadership approach.

Combining Preferences and Practices — Provides guidance on how to map MBTI preferences to The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership so individuals can increase their usage of exemplary leadership behaviors



"If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

~African Proverb 


Shifting Mindsets: Questions That Lead to Results

Goal: Quickly change the mindset of your team — or yourself — from being “stuck” to finding possibilities and solutions. -

Read the full article at: Shifting Mindsets


Nano Tool:

Our mindsets are determined by the questions we ask. Some questions have the potential to catalyze breakthroughs and inspire transformations. Others lead to stagnation and demoralization. The difference lies in whether you ask Learner Questions or Judger Questions.