In today’s challenging business environment, leaders are looking for sustainable and innovative solutions and new ways to succeed. Dr. John Townsend, best-selling author and leadership expert, designed the Townsend Leadership Program (TLP) as a highly effective way to help business professionals achieve the outcomes they desire in leadership as well as overcome and eliminate obstacles which may be preventing them from realizing their full potential.
Elaine has led or co-led the TLP in the Dallas area since 2010. She and John Townsend went on to expand the TLP by training a group of highly skilled leadership coaches to lead TLP in their own cities. See our list of TLP Directors:
Elaine is the president of the Townsend Leadership Group, the umbrella organization offering TLP across the U.S. as well as leadership coaching and organizational consulting.
What does the Townsend
Leadership Program include?
Today’s leaders need a complete skill set to help their organizations perform at high levels. These critical skills break down in two categories.
As a member of The Townsend Leadership Program, you will experience significant performance results in all aspects of life, including your professional and personal goals. The program will demonstrate the principle that your career and life can be integrated seamlessly and productively.
Teams of a maximum of 10 members meet one full day per month. Team members are selected by best-fit interviews with Elaine from a wide variety of sectors.
The program uses a variety of approaches to help professionals grow and expand in their specialties, including:
- Stretch goals that direct the course of the leader’s growth
- Unique content lectures designed by Dr. Townsend and delivered by Elaine
- Individual coaching sessions with Elaine
- Confidential small group sessions with the leadership team
- SWOT analysis sessions
- Current readings on leadership and organizational performance
- A customized homework system tailored to each team member’s agenda