The 7 Roles of a Transformational Leader©

Quick Summary

Based upon researching and working with thousands of leaders and high performing organizations, we have found that there are 7 critical roles of leadership that help define and create the best leadership cultures and, in turn, an effective visible and “invisible hand of leadership.”

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The 7 Roles of a Transformational Leader©

Session Outline

In this session, I teach about the 7 Roles of a Transformational Leader based upon our research and experience in working high potential and high performing leaders and organizations. I explain the difference between transactional leadership – just getting things done – and transformational leadership – which involves both accomplishment and growth. You will also learn how to to apply these 7 critical roles of transformational leadership in all aspects of your life both personally and professionally:

  1. Lead Learner
  2. Activator
  3. Coach
  4. Counselor
  5. Mentor
  6. Designer
  7. Servant Leader

Target Audience

Anyone who is in a leadership role, aspires to be a leader, or wants to grow in their level of influence and impact. I have delivered this topic Fortune 50 companies, small entrepreneurial start-ups and mid-size companies, sales and retail companies, non-profit organizations and churches, and universities and secondary schools.

Possible Delivery Formats

Based on our Invisible Hand of Leadership© workbook and upcoming book, this topic can be delivered as a keynote presentation, 1 day workshop and/or retreat, 6 month cohort, and leadership roundtable discussion.

Intended Outcomes

  • Participants will leave with practical, actionable steps to become a transformational leader and person of influence and impact.
  • Participants will identify and learn how to leverage their authentic “leadership voice” to make a positive impact in the lives of other people.
  • Participants will learn how to grow other leaders and truly develop a leadership culture within their team and organization.


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