How to be a Strong Leader as COO

Strengthen your grasp of the five principles of exceptional leadership: fairness, making effective decisions, driving the business, developing your “leadership” bench, and being firm.
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COO Strong Leader Execsense

Format          60 Minute Lesson
Chapters       7
Skill Level     New to Topic
Audience      COO
Includes       Access for 1 year. Stream on all devices.

Course Description

In this lesson, ExecSense and expert, Linda Henman, Ph.D. (President – Henman Performance Group), examine the most effective tips and techniques for COOs to increase influence, trust and effectiveness.

In this 60-minute session, you will learn:

  • Everything you need to know about the most effective leadership skills as a COO
  • The five ways you can easily increase your influence, trust and effectiveness as a COO, including speaking with influence, decision making skills, reflecting on ideas, holding yourself and others accountable, and more
  • The most frequently asked questions by COOs about self-management, leadership, communicating confidently, and working effectively with others on your team and on the management team
  • How COOs have used these methods to become a stronger leader, their best tips and techniques, and important lessons learned that will make an immediate impact on your leadership effectiveness as a COO

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Linda Henman
President, Henman Performance Group
Executive Development & Coaching


Linda Henman, Ph.D. has helped executives in Fortune 500 companies, privately held firms, small businesses, and military organizations to define their direction and select the best people to put their strategies in motion.

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Linda holds a Ph.D. in organizational systems, two Master of Arts degrees in interpersonal communications and organization development, and a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. A former university professor, Linda served on the adjunct graduate faculty at Washington University and wrote the textbook for the school’s Leadership in Technology program. She belongs to the Air Force Association and the Million Dollar Consultants’ Hall of Fame, and she holds numerous certifications, including Director of Professionalism, a designation given by the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Senior leaders in construction, retail, financial services, food, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, and technology industries rely on her to help make essential decisions. Some of her major clients include Tyson Foods, Emerson Electric, Kraft Foods, Boeing Aircraft, Estee Lauder, and Merrill Lynch.

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