Leadership Development

Leadership is an exhilarating yet demanding journey. It confronts people with complex challenges such as making tough decisions under pressure, inspiring and motivating diverse teams, and handling conflicts effectively. Many leaders struggle with the transition from doing to delegating, which can lead to overwhelm and burnout. Likewise, having difficult conversations about performance or strategic direction, and managing personal and professional stress, are constant hurdles. These challenges highlight the need for continuous personal and professional growth to navigate the leadership landscape successfully.

Effective Approach to Leadership Development

TMS’ approach to leadership development focuses on transforming potential into performance through practical, tailored strategies. We begin with a comprehensive assessment to understand leaders’ unique strengths and areas for development. Our programs are designed blend experiential learning with real-world application, ensuring that theoretical knowledge is immediately applicable. We innovate traditional training methods to focus on creating a learning culture, developing critical thinking skills, fostering adaptability, promoting collaboration, and driving continuous improvement.

We emphasise the development of emotional intelligence, strategic thinking, and people management skills. Additionally, our coaching sessions provide a safe space for leaders to explore their challenges and experiment with new behaviours under guided supervision.

TMS has deep experience in leadership development across multiple private and not-for-profit sectors and for all levels of the public sector. We support organisations in developing an enterprise-wide view while enhancing individual capability to deliver positive impact and outcomes.

We work with Executive and Senior Leadership, Middle Managers and Team Leaders, Emerging Leaders and Frontline Team Members.

Some of our leadership development clients include:



TMS’ Learning Philosophy

TMS’ Learning Philosophy guides our work with clients and provides a framework to design effective programs and initiatives at different leadership levels of an organisation. This Learning Philosophy follows a tailored approach for each stage of a person’s leadership journey.

The framework provides an overview of the focus required at each level of an organisation, the types of conversations to occur, and the models to support learning and application in the workplace. It also builds on the concepts and conversations that occur in the earlier stages. For instance, building relationships is an essential component to effectively build teams.

TMS Leadership Development Programs

TMS delivers Leadership Programs based on the philosophy of Performance Leadership, which is a systematic, results-oriented framework that enables leaders to develop high performing individuals, teams and organisations.

Participating in our leadership development programs equips leaders with the tools and confidence to face and overcome the inherent challenges of their roles. Our leadership development programs are designed around specific outcomes to organisations and include a strong focus on:

  • Enhanced Decision-Making Skills: Leaders learn to make more informed and strategic decisions, even under pressure.
  • Improved Team Performance: By mastering the art of balancing accountability and trust, leaders can enhance team performance and engagement.
  • Effective Communication: Participants develop the ability to conduct impactful conversations that inspire action and foster a positive workplace culture.
  • Increased Resilience: Leaders build resilience to manage overwhelm and stress and rebound from setbacks more effectively.
  • Innovation and Growth: With new skills and confidence, leaders are more likely to innovate and drive their organisations toward growth.



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