01 Dec, 2016

Take a look at yourself in the leadership mirror. Access KDVI's innovative new leadership development tool for free!*

Take a look at yourself in the leadership mirror. Access KDVI's innovative new leadership development tool for free!*

In the increasingly networked 21st century it’s even more important for leaders to have a high level of self-awareness, to clearly understand why they act as they do, and how their behaviour affects and is perceived by others. By knowing themselves, successful executives are better able to keep a clear vision of where their organisation is heading, have greater success in communicating this vision to others, and are more able to make the decisions that transform vision into reality.

KDVI has recently launched the Global Executive Leadership Mirror (GELM®), a new validated 360° feedback leadership development tool through which executives can take a closer, more rounded look at their own personal leadership behaviour.

Designed by Manfred Kets de Vries especially for global executives, the GELM® is an upgraded version of the GELI (2005). The questionnaire helps leaders evaluate their performance in dimensions vital to leadership success. It takes into account the leadership developments of the past decade, and includes new features such as a task and relationship index, life stress and well-being resource matrix and perceived performance index to add further insights into a leader’s developmental needs.

The GELM® leader dimensions include:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Integrity
  • Tenacity & Courage
  • Coaching & Feedback
  • Empowering
  • Team Building
  • Ability to Execute
  • Change Orientation
  • Energising
  • Visioning
  • Client and Stakeholder Orientation
  • Networks and Alliances
  • Task Orientation
  • Relationship Orientation
  • Life Stressors
  • Well-being Resources
  • Perceived Leadership Performance

Like the GELI, the GELM® has undergone rigorous testing and validation. Scores are normalised against peers, the number of observers have been increased from 10 to 15, and superior scores can now be separated out (as an option). We have also redesigned all our feedback reports to be more sleek and easy to use. The tool is now available in English, Russian, German and French.

Interested in finding out more about the GELM® and how to use it in a coaching context? Attend the Diagnosing & Initiating Change workshop and try it for yourself. More broadly, learn about the objectives of each of our 5 instruments and gain confidence on how to use them together in a systemic way.

For more information on the D&IC Workshop and to register, please click here.

For the opportunity to join KDVI’s Peer Coaching Supervision, giving coaches the opportunity to deepen their coaching presence and awareness through sharing best practice and challenging coaching cases, click here. This workshop is only avaliable to individuals with experience of using KDVI tools.

For further reading on the GELM®, please click here

* Diagnosing and Initiating Change is a 2.5 day workshop which includes the free use of 1 of KDVI’s suite of 360° feedback leadership development tools of your choice worth up to £1,250. The Diagnosing and Initiating Change Workshop fee is £2,200+VAT.

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