Our Badges

The Leader’s Discipline™ The Potential Mindset Innovation Lab
The Practice of Coaching Tools of Engagement The Power of Pause
Opportunity in Conflict Focus on Self Continuous Improvement
Constructive Confrontation The Collaborative Team The MacGregor Cup

THE LEADER’S DISCIPLINE™
A Coaching Approach to Leadership

Roy Group: The Leader's Discipline™ badge

This badge is awarded to leaders committed to their own lifelong refinement as Mentors to others in their work, community and family.

The Leader’s Discipline™ is an intensive exploration of a coaching approach to leadership. A personal operating system is created to build a culture of accountability, marked by ever-increasing levels of performance, learning and engagement.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Notice how mental state influences performance, learning and engagement
  • Practice and build on their ability to coach leaders and teams of leaders
  • Investigate when coaching is most effective
  • Address current leadership issues
  • Increase their ability and confidence in giving and receiving honest feedback

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 days
Prerequisite: none
Participant Group: 15 – 18

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THE PRACTICE OF COACHING
An Introduction to Positioning Others

Roy Group: The Practice of Coaching badge

This badge is awarded to leaders interested in tools for positioning others to amplify performance, learning and engagement.

The Practice of Coaching is an introduction to the experience of being coached, coaching others and functioning within a coaching culture where individuals support and challenge each other through intentional conversations.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Discover the strong influence of personal conduct in leadership
  • Observe and review two “live” coaching sessions in real time
  • Practice giving and receiving feedback related to performance
  • Work in drills to integrate key coaching approaches
  • Reflect on opportunities for practicing coaching in the future

Contact Hours: 8 hours
Commitment: 1.0 day
Prerequisite: none
Participant Group: 12 – 300 individuals

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OPPORTUNITY IN CONFLICT
Engaging Difficult Conversations

Roy Group: Opportunity in Conflict badgeThis badge is awarded to leaders committed to the constructive transformation of conflict into opportunities for growth, learning and development.

Opportunity in Conflict is an interactive exploration of the transformative nature of conflict. It is designed for leaders who want to address problems constructively by inviting understanding and detecting opportunities.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Develop an understanding of interest-based negotiation and how to do it
  • Gain new strategies in preparing for and navigating through difficult conversations
  • Practice skills for analyzing and transforming difficult situations
  • Practice skills for delivering tough messages
  • Develop a capacity to create graceful change and stronger relationships

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 days
Prerequisite: The Leader’s Discipline™ (suggested)
Participant Group: 15 – 18 individuals

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CONSTRUCTIVE CONFRONTATION
A Coaching Approach to Conflict

Roy Group: Constructive Confrontation badge

This badge is awarded to leaders preparing to address necessary conversations normally avoided.

Constructive Confrontation is an introduction to constructive approaches, tools and ideas for navigating through everyday conflicts in the workplace.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Explore their personal style and approach to conflict.
  • Learn how to listen for important cues and how to respond
  • Gain new strategies in preparing for and navigating through difficult conversations
  • Investigate when to intervene in a difficult situation
  • Increase their confidence in engaging a variety of perspectives

Contact Hours: 8 hours
Commitment: 1.0 day
Prerequisite: none
Participant Group: 12 – 300 individuals

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THE POTENTIAL MINDSET
Designing Your System for Higher Performance

Roy Group: Potential Mindset badge

This badge is awarded to leaders committed to seeking healthy high performance physically, emotionally and mentally.

The Potential Mindset utilizes a process-focused approach to ensure improved performance and produce positive measured results, accountability, success and a stronger culture of team and belonging.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Discover how self-awareness contributes to relational coaching, which translates to higher performance
  • Learn how intrinsic motivation outperforms traditional extrinsic motivation by aligning with our emotional hard wiring
  • Better understand the essential link between failure, success and high performance
  • Explore conditions that create an optimal emotional and mental performance zone
  • Garner coaching/leadership skills and tools that invite the best of others
  • Create a legacy statement that is both grounding and directive.

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 day
Prerequisite: The Leader’s Discipline™ (suggested)
Participant Group: 15 – 24 individuals

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TOOLS OF ENGAGEMENT
A Systems Approach to Teams and Communities

Roy Group: Tools of Engagement badge

This badge is awarded to leaders committed to creating the space for meaningful conversations in groups of 5 to 500.

Tools of Engagement is a survey of unique and effective approaches for hosting better group meetings, creating a learning organization and engaging the wider community system.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Extend the philosophies of a coaching approach from small teams to larger systems
  • Gain an understanding of the practicality of leadership at all levels and the learning organization
  • Learn new and engaging alternatives to overused keynotes, Panel forums and ineffective meetings
  • Acquire new, timely and effective approaches for communicating properly across silos
  • Gain an appreciation of the value of story in organizational life

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 days
Prerequisite: The Leader’s Discipline™ (suggested)
Participant Group: 15 – 24 individuals

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FOCUS ON SELF
Exploring Personal Leadership and Development

Roy Group: Focus on Self badge

This badge is awarded to leaders committed to self-discovery, by being inwardly directed and outwardly open to the insights of others.

Focus on Self provides an opportunity for leaders to reflect on their own life story, philosophy of leadership and future direction. Incorporating the use of 360° feedback from their organization, leaders ultimately gain clarity on the stories they would like to create in the world around them.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Reflect on deepening themes in their story to date
  • Receive feedback from those experiencing their leadership
  • Make important choices about personal direction, conduct and practices
  • Offer, share and receive support from other leaders
  • Construct a plan for personal and professional development moving forward

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 days
Prerequisite: The Leader’s Discipline™
Participant Group: 12 – 18 individuals

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THE COLLABORATIVE TEAM
Harnessing the Creative Process

Roy Group: Collaborative Team badge

This badge is awarded to leaders committed to exploring the rigor and creativity required for effective collaboration.

The Collaborative Team is a series of experiential exercises designed to uncover, explore, test and practice the mindset of the creative collaborator and the teams that own excellent performance together.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Explore their own creative style
  • Learn to respond to initiatives and ideas of others productively
  • Reflect on the value and purpose of collaboration and when to invite it
  • Increase their capacity to keep collaborative projects on track and focused
  • Engage in a collaborative design that meets a defined and evolving goal

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 days
Prerequisite: The Leader’s Discipline™ (suggested)
Participant Group: 15 – 18 individuals

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INNOVATION LAB
Value Creation Through Design

Roy Group: Innovation Lab badge

This badge is awarded to leaders committed to fully participating in the creation of new value in their organization by bringing ideas into a design form.

Innovation Lab is a design process highlighting the necessity, rigor, focus and imagination required to create the concepts that will move organizations, communities and society forward in increasingly unpredictable organizational landscapes and markets.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Learn to recognize the difference between simple, complicated, complex and chaotic systems
  • Experiment with new mental models for leaders in innovative environments
  • Recognize the importance of progressing past brainstorming and ideation
  • Acquire tools and approaches for co-designing multiple innovative concepts
  • Increase their ability and confidence to move beyond “what works”

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 days
Prerequisite: The Leader’s Discipline™ (suggested)
Participant Group: 15 – 36 individuals

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THE POWER OF PAUSE
The Practice of Being Empty

Roy Group: The Power of Pause badge

This badge is awarded to leaders committed to practicing right action through the complimentary disciplines of reflection, inquiry and pause.

The Power of Pause is a survey and introduction to the practices of pausing from around the world, designed to provide leadership practitioners the opportunity to explore, experience and perhaps choose approaches that they can make their own.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Explore the imperative of pausing within the relentless call to action
  • Engage a variety of approaches from experienced practitioners
  • Reflect on the value created and not created in their current work rituals
  • Examine the potential benefit of an increased level of vitality in personal and professional spheres
  • Craft a plan for incorporating more space for pause as a leadership practice

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 days
Prerequisite: The Leader’s Discipline™ (suggested)
Participant Group: 12 – 15 individuals

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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
Leading Process Transformation

Roy Group: Continuous Improvement badge

This badge is awarded to leaders committed to initiating and sustaining successful, team-driven, business and management process improvements in their organizations.

Continuous Improvement explores the principles and practices of business and management process redesign. The Berlin Eaton approach is then applied and tested on the process challenges brought by participants.

Through this experience, participants will

  • Examine the roots of continuous improvement and process redesign, surveying the work of W. Edwards Deming and other well-known approaches to continuous improvement
  • Streamline a business process to accomplish a goal in partnership with suppliers and customers
  • Explore a management process to set performance targets and lead towards achieving them
  • Assess and plan for the implementation of a process within a timeframe and with key deliverables
  • Consider how to support the people and teams that are critical to implementation over the long term

Contact Hours: 16 hours
Commitment: 2.5 days
Prerequisite: The Leader’s Discipline™ (suggested)
Participant Group: 20 – 40 individuals

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THE MACGREGOR CUP
Ex Eximio Eximia

Roy Group: The MacGregor Cup badge

This badge is conferred upon individual Roy Group clients whose leadership development activities have made a significant impact on organizational practices.

The MacGregor Cup award is Roy Group’s highest honour and symbolizes a client leadership practitioner who demonstrates personal mastery, leadership and character. Ex Eximio Eximia means “Out of the finest (person) come the finest things.”

Recipients
2017
2016
2015

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