Harvard Business Review reported the results of a 10 year study of 2700 leaders to isolate the skills of the top performing executives. The top 4 skills were:
However, they also found that of the four dimensions, relational failure led to the quickest demise among second-best executives. This latter dimension is called Emotional Intelligence, shown to contribute 27% to 45% to an individual's success. Emotional Intelligence is teachable, unlike one's level of intelligence.
And, at Holos House, we employ one of the most effective teaching techniques, Experiential Training, to demonstrate Emotional Intelligence and the key concepts of Leadership, Teamwork, and Communication.
WHY EXPERIENTIAL TRAINING?
According to Skillpath, "well-designed and implemented experiential training will make a significant impact on your organization and employees. By engaging both the intellectual and the emotional side of learning, the participants are fully engaged, learn in the context of their current job, enjoy a dynamic learning situation, become directly involved in skills that are readily transferrable to their current job and can sustain the learning over time. Experiential training can help improve your organization in the following ways:
THE EQUINE MODEL
Our experiential training follows the The Equine Paradigm (TEP), providing students with the opportunity to FEEL the consequences of good or bad leadership, teamwork, or communication practices.
The horse model works because horses or horses in herds are:
OUR FACILITIES and PROGRAM
Holos House uses the facilities of Sweet Meadows Farm, located in Sweetwater, TN, at the foothills of the breathtaking Smoky Mountains. The farm is halfway between Knoxville, and Chattanooga, and minutes from I75. The farm is 30 acres and provides a peaceful and beautiful environment to focus on learning. There are several hotels in the area, eating establishments, and some fun attractions.
Seminars typically last 2 to 3 days. The format includes lecture and discussion, personality assessment and interpretation, guest speakers, and work with the horses. Content includes the best of the best thinking in leadership, teamwork, and communication. Students also learn about the silent language of the human body and face. Breakfast and lunch are provided.
GROW YOUR BOTTOM LINE!
Fill your pipeline with leaders!
Create a culture of teamwork and open communication!
"WE CANNOT BECOME WHAT WE NEED BY REMAINING WHAT WE ARE."