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Slade & Associates

Leadership Development

Slade & Associates create leadership development programs customized to the needs and strategies of each client. We focus on developing leaders through Intelligent Change by combining leadership assessments, dialogue for insight, gap analysis, action planning and commitment to change.

Leadership Development Virginia

Our strategy for leadership development combines leadership assessment, experiential learning and individual leadership coaching.

Before any leadership development program, we strongly recommend leadership assessment using leadership behavior measures or 360 feedback. This provides data for the leader to use to identify opportunities for development and strengths to leverage. This intitial assessment also provides a baseline for measuring leader growth and evaluating the effectiveness of your leadership development program.

Slade & Associates can work with you to provide individualized, experience-based leadership development experiences. We have proven developmental exercises and simulations we can customize for your situation, or we can work with you to create specific exercises or simulations that recreate the leadership challenges your leaders face.

Individual leadership coaching cements the learning by helping the leaders to apply their new skills and concepts to their leadership on the job.

  • The Slade & Associates coach will help the leader translate learning into action plans by analzying the gap between current behaviors and desired success.
  • The coach will help the leader create behavioral commitments in the form of smart goals to implementing the action plans.


What Our Clients Say…

I had the opportunity to have Dr. Allen Slade as a mentor and professional coach while attending the College of William and Mary. Dr. Slade's coaching sessions were invaluable to my personal and professional journey while at William and Mary. Dr. Slade is thoughtful, intelligent, and able to provide insight and guidance for nearly every situation. Our sessions were one on one and I always left feeling peaceful and re-invigorated about whatever situation was going on in my life. Dr. Slade provided coaching to me on my professional career path, conflict resolution, ways to work effectively in a team, and more. I would highly recommend Dr. Slade for any of your coaching needs.

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