Manager as Leader

Manager as Leader

How good could you be?

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E-learning / English

From manager to leader

Do you know the difference between an ordinary manager and a true leader? See for yourself with a world-class training session lead by business mentor John Scherer.

As a former Combat Officer on a US Navy Destroyer, Lutheran Chaplain at Cornell University, Gestalt and Family Systems Therapist, Graduate School co-creator, author, successful consultant and entrepreneur, John brings a unique perspective to his life and work. Business and community leaders from 23 nations have graduated from his Executive and Leadership Development Intensives.

Dr. John J. Scherer, LHD
Co-Director at Scherer Leadership International
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Your path to becoming an effective leader!


Are you already a leader or still just a manager?

Maybe, like many others, you were born with the talent to manage others. Combined with ambition and hard work, this talent can take you to the top of your profession. If that’s where you are, there is still one more step to take. If that’s where you want to be, there’s a way to get into the express lane to the top. At Leaders Island, we empower you to reach your full potential and avoid the obstacles on the path to success. Helping you to make the transition from manager to true leader is our mission.

Can you afford an expensive failure?

The numbers don’t lie. Forty percent of newly promoted managers leave their positions within eighteen months. Of those, eighty percent cite poor management from superiors as the reason. Among those who hang on, sixty percent are not contributing their company’s success. A lack of real leadership means many of your best people look for other opportunities, leaving you with a staff full of employees who are content to do just enough to get by. A small investment in yourself pays you back many times over in the form of the ability to retain the best and brightest and keep a competitive edge.

Rise to unlock your potential and become a leader!

Leaders Island provides you with the essential tools needed for assuming the role of leader in any environment. You’ll get actionable advice, tips and knowledge that you can put to work immediately. We’re focused on immediate improvements and results through a careful analysis of the basic aspects of your competencies and habits. We believe that the person you are influences the manager you are and the leader you will become.  Overcome your weaknesses, develop your talents and become the best possible version of yourself as a leader and in life!

The whole training takes more than 4 hours and it’s divided into the following sections:

  1. You as Manager, You as Leader
  2. The Life Cycle of All Human Systems
  3. The Waterline
  4. What to Expect in a Change Process
  5. Leader as LISTENER
  6. What Confronts Me?
  7. How to Face Resistance – the AIKIDO Approach
  8. Working with resistance
  9. Ingredients of a Breakthrough
  10. Three Constant Pulls
  11. The Ladder of Communication Impact
  12. Four Workplace Languages


Training with Leaders Island will empower you to:

  • get 100% effort out of your team
  • gain respect and support for your ideas
  • implement changes without confrontation over resistance
  • streamline communication in your team
  • sharpen your crisis management skills
  • motivate staff
  • help them to take responsibility and even initiative
  • feel like your team will walk through fire for you!

Learn from the best in the business!

See what participants of John’s training say

What? Another leadership course? Well … OK … let’s see. Hey, I’m actually enjoying it! Brilliant! I need to note this down. And that as well. Ok, I need a new section in my notes. And it’s fun! Weird … I read about it before, yet, it was so reinforcing to have it told by John through perspective of his huge experience. Transition management, developmental psychology, resistance transformation, commitment, team spirit … and it all in a concise, clear and easy to digest form. Highly recommended.The Author

Dariusz Klupi
Senior Consultant | Agile Coach

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During my day to day work as a coach and leader in the corporate world I very often see creative leaders introducing changes in the structure and processes of their organisations. These are changes that, according to the literature and industry best practices, are supposed to work, but they don’t. John Scherer’s training is a great source of knowledge that uncovers many aspects of leadership and change management that managers need to understand in order to be able to successfully lead and manage their organisationsThe Author

Piotr Zielniok
Lean and Agile Coach at Sabre Corporation

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Time well spent.
It does not matter whether you are a manager or not, whether you manage a team of 2, 10, 100 or more. This workshop is for people who want to work on themselves. Becoming a leader isn’t something that just happens – it’s a skill that we have to develop constantly. The workshop with John Scherer made me realize what I need to work on. It is full of inspiring advice on how to lead yourself and a company towards success. During the discussions I immediately recalled situations from my office life where I could apply John’s suggestions. I left this one-day workshop with a hunger for more and a list of ideas to implement. Moreover, I had a chance to not only meet John – a true motivator – but also other people with thought-provoking insightsThe Author

Joanna Wolczanska
HR Lead at

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John has been a friend and mentor for many years. He has a unique way of helping others rediscover the best that is in them. Whether you are guiding an organization, balancing a family or taking the next step in your own personal growth, John is the guide that can take you there. His wit, humor and wisdom are both compelling and instructional. He has been a truly transformational person in my life and I hope you are lucky enough to have him be a part of yours.

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Randy Morgan CSP, CPC
Owner, Red Shoe Solutions LLC

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John’s easy-going, inviting demeanor might lead you to believe that he may not have the professional “goods” to deliver cutting-edge service. You would be incredibly mistaken. It’s this guy-next-door presence mixed with remarkable spiritual wisdom and vast business experience that gives John his extraordinary ability to connect at a deep level with virtually every person he’s met. I’ve been personally blessed to learn from John and to work along side him.

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Karen Wright
Learning and Development Manager at Novitex Enterprise Solutions

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You are a step away from development!

Don’t hesitate and enrol today for the “Manager as Leader” training course.


Manager as Leader

149 USD

special price 99 USD


language: English


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