Leadership Coaching

Leadership Strategies International offers premier leadership coaching services, assessments, and programs. Discover the top two in the industry:

1. Leadership Coaching Process

The Leadership Coaching Process takes executive coaching to the next level. We incorporate leadership models and curriculum into an executive coaching approach. The use of measurement tools and individualized application exercises makes the process relevant for leaders at multiple levels of the organization from the team leader to the CEO. Click here to download the Leadership Coaching Process brochure.

Designed by our affiliate, Intégro Leadership Institute and delivered through Leadership Strategies International, the Leadership Coaching Process is a three-staged process that provides leaders with the skills and tools they need to increase their leadership effectiveness and create high performing teams.

2. The Work of Leaders Coaching Process

Recognizing that leadership is one of the most studied areas of business, as well as one of the most requested topics for training, The Work of Leaders research and model applies the science of contemporary leadership to organizational success. The goal of The Work of Leaders is to make this wealth of leadership insight accessible to anyone who wants better results as a leader. Leadership Strategies International will help you craft a vision, build alignment, and champion execution through our services and products. You can choose to develop your leadership through one, some, or all of these services and products: The Work of Leaders book, a robust assessment tool, a 360 degree-feedback tool, and executive coaching services.

The Work of Leaders Model: Vision, Alignment, Execution (VAE)

The work that leaders do—the work that really matters—is boiled down to three areas: crafting a vision, building alignment, and championing execution. Vision, Alignment, and Execution (VAE) are “magic words.” They strike a chord that turns the goal of leadership into tangible steps.

With passion and insight, the authors of The Work of Leaders researched the best-known leadership authorities, while leveraging their unparalleled access to data from thousands of leaders and followers and their connections to hundreds of organizational development consultants. Interwoven with humor and drawing from real-world scenarios, The Work of Leaders distills leadership best practices into a simple, compelling process that helps leaders at all levels get immediate results.

Learn More About the VAE Model

In our view, leaders have three fundamental responsibilities: They craft a vision, they build alignment, and they champion execution.

  • Crafting a Vision: imagining an improved future state that the group will make a reality through its work
  • Building Alignment: getting to the point where everyone in the group understands and is committed to the vision
  • Championing Execution: ensuring that the conditions are present for the imagined future to be turned into a reality

Of course, there’s a lot of skill that goes into each of these responsibilities. That is, in fact, what The Work of Leaders is all about. The model is broken down into three key things effective leaders do at each step, and describes specific behaviors for each.

The VAE Model

The true value of this model is that it lays out a manageable, realistic framework to guide the process. The goal is to provide straightforward explanations of where you might choose to target your personal development efforts.

To get a sense of what The Work of Leaders has to offer, we invite you to review the sample assessment report, and read some excerpts from the book.

What's in the Work Of Leaders Coaching Program?

Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® is a leadership coaching program typically delivered in a workshop environment. It uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation with contemporary video, and online follow-up to create a personalized learning experience. Based on best practices, Work of Leaders connects to real-world demands, generating powerful conversations that provide a clear path for action.

We deliver this leadership coaching program for our client organizations. Alternatively, we support our clients organizations to deliver the Work of Leaders themselves. You can purchase the Everything DiSC Work of Leaders Facilitation Kit and related materials for delivery yourself.

Work of Leaders Facilitator Kit and Assessment Tools


The facilitation kit is designed to be used with the Everything DiSC Work of Leaders Profile and with the optional 360-degree feedback assessment tool, which is sold separately. The facilitation kit provides you with everything you need to deliver memorable training experiences to your clients. The Kit includes customizable PowerPoints and handouts, and embedded videos, all conveniently located on a USB drive. Contains:

  • Five 60-90 minute modules: Each module includes a fully-scripted Leader’s Guide, participant handouts, and a presentation with embedded video.
  1. Introduction to Work of Leaders: Participants discover the Work of Leaders process. Includes optional Discovering DiSC activity.
  2. Vision: Participants learn about the three drivers of Vision and discover how they approach each driver.
  3. Alignment: Participants learn about the three drivers of Alignment and discover how they approach each driver.
  4. Execution: Participants learn about the three drivers of Execution and discover how they approach each driver.
  5. Action Planning: Participants explore their strengths and challenges and create an action plan for improvement.

What People Are Saying About The Work of Leaders

The Work of Leaders is a bright gem of a book.  In a crystal clear and to-the-point style, the authors make leadership instantly accessible with a memorable model, rock solid fundamentals, original research, compelling stories, and highly practical tips for putting the principles to immediate use. There are invaluable lessons on every page, and you’ll enjoy discovering each one. We highly recommend The Work of Leaders to anyone who aspires to make extraordinary things happen in organizations.” 
—JIM KOUZES AND BARRY POSNER, authors of the bestselling The Leadership Challenge

The Work of Leaders made simple and accessible: Vision, Alignment, Execution. Based on extensively researched best practices, V-A-E connects to leaders’ real-world demands and generates powerful conversations that provide a clear path for action.”
—MARSHALL GOLDSMITH, author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

“Too often leadership books focus exclusively on crafting a vision and obtaining consensus without talking about how to implement the vision. This book nails all three: vision, alignment, and execution.” 
—BEN SNYDER, CEO, Systemation


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