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Executive Professional Development Begins Here

A well-known adage tells us it is lonely at the top. For executive leaders every action, every meeting, every speech is watched, analyzed and criticized. Couple this microscope with the pressure for leaders to juggle the ever-transforming issues from diverse team member structures to fast-paced innovation and the weight of new policies and regulations. All disrupting their attention to execute the mission.

A big miss is making professional development an after thought. Executive leadership development programs should be a forethought. The Leadership Foundry offers a way to effectively lead through this chaos.


An executive’s job is to drive results through people. Their daily actions have a direct and far-reaching effect on the organization’s performance. Knowing what individual traits drive these actions allows leaders to better serve themselves, their peers and their teams. Knowing one’s own shortcomings and strengths make for a tuned-in executive leadership team prepared to take on the next challenge landing on their desks. A win-win all the way around.

With heightened self-awareness, the executive must look outward and be adept at developing bench strength and communicating a cohesive, achievable mission. Additionally, executives must reflect deeply on the organizational culture, actively breaking down silos and creating a collaborative, transparent environment that fosters innovation and growth. This happens best when executive training is employed.

Through the multitude of resources available, The Leadership Foundry pushes leaders to a new level of awareness and effectiveness through well-honed executive leadership training.

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Success Story: Executive Professional Development

In most industries there exists a comprehensive, technical skill-oriented training plan covering apprentice, tradesman and master specialties, but there it stops. Yet, what organizations find is a dilemma where leaders that are promoted on the basis of technical capacity alone do not necessarily possess the ability to lead effectively in diverse situations.

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OUR APPROACH to Executive Professional Development

We take a hard look at the root causes of behavior…what values, beliefs and perceptions are rewarding behaviors and then understanding what processes are in place to drive strategic objectives or do they in fact reward behaviors antithetical to the values of the organization. Every leader is different and must focus their abilities on making the organization shine in fortitude, administration and innovation. This only works when the common ground is understood by the entire executive leadership team.

Your team at The Leadership Foundry works hand-in-hand with your constituents to ensure your mission is met head on. With a proper mix of executive coaching, executive leadership development programs, and executive leadership training, we are poised to take you to a whole new level. We believe anything can be accomplished when you take back control of your career track.


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  • Belbin Team Profile
  • California Psychological Inventory 260 Client/Coaching Reports
  • Campbell Leadership Index (CLI) 360
  • Change Style Indicator (CSI)
  • Coaching Behavior Inventory (CBI)
  • Conflict Dynamic Profile (CDP)
  • Decision Style Profile (DSP)
  • DiSC Personality Assessment
  • Emotional Quotient 2.0 Workplace (EQi-2.0)
  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation -Behavior (FIRO-B)
  • Hardiness Resiliency Gauge (HRG)
  • Influence Style Indicator (ISI)
  • Myers-Briggs Types Indicator (MBTI)
  • Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Model (TKI)
  • Work Engagement Profile (WEP)
  • Workplace Big 5 Profile
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Leadership Tools

  • Simulations
  • Experiential Exercises
  • Individual Development Plan
  • One-on-one coaching