Leading and Empowered Organization: New Facilitator Training Course

Leading and Empowered Organization: New Facilitator Training Course

July 27-29 and August 1 – Virtual

Leading an Empowered Organization (LEO) improves both individual and group performance in your organization. Participants in LEO come away with practical, proven strategies and tools that make an immediate difference. Participants learn what it takes to be a successful leader who demonstrates purpose, authenticity, and courage in creating an environment where others thrive as they strive to do their very best.

*Pricing is based on contract. Please contact us for registration and billing information at CHCM@CHCM.com.


July 27, 2022 (9:00–15:30 central time)


  • Role, Background (any facilitation/teaching)
  • Your Philosophy of Leadership
  • Your signature as a leader – What you are known for

Objectives of Facilitator Course

  • Choose one element of LEO to present. Convey it using a story from your own background, such as how you used that principle in your life or work.

Philosophy of Learning Methods

  • Hear concept; Exercise to apply; Commitment to action
  • Storytelling

Facilitator Manual – How To Use

  • How to teach from the manual; stick to the content; trust the curriculum; layout of facilitator pages
  • Principles of debriefing, different methods.

Climate for Learning

  • Your role as guide – Observing reactions & energy; Developing relationships with participants.
  • Environment – What to do and avoid

LEO Concepts

Articulating Expectations

  • Introductions and Learning Agreements; LEO Conceptual Framework
  • History of Leadership, Leadership Styles, Leader Ship, Balancing Management and Service.
  • Articulated Expectations AE

Responsibility, Authority, Accountability

  • Donna’s RAA video (optional)
  • Accountability Cycle R+A+A

July 28, 2022 (9:00–15:30 central time)

Check-in reflection

Empowerment Triangle

Building Relationships

Healthy Relationships

  • Trust
  • Mutual Respect
  • Open Communication & Killer Phrases
  • Consistent Visible Support

Unhealthy Behaviors & Replacement Behaviors

Interdependence; Commitment to My Co-Workers

Developing Capacity

  • Developing a culture of safety, growth, and competence
  • Punitive Practices / Positive Discipline
  • Mistake making
  • Learning

July 29, 2022 (9:00–15:30 central time)

Leading Change

  • I2E2
  • Appreciative Questions
  • I2E2 Assignment for Homework
  • I2E2 Homework Stories
  • Problem Solving, Consensus
  • Problem Processing
  • Group Problem Solving

Action Planning

August 1, 2022 (9:00–15:30 central time)



Each facilitator will choose one LEO element to present to the group.

The presentation will be about 10 minutes. The group will then give feedback on clarity of the concept and use of methodology.

The purpose of this exercise is to give us a safe place to practice expressing the LEO concepts in our own facilitation style.


Final reflections and preparation for upcoming coached LEO course facilitation

Licensing LEO

Facilitator Practicum Evaluations