Situational Leadership®  II

Workshop Overview

Develop competence, gain commitment, and retain talent.

Learning Point is thrilled to be partnering with The Ken Blanchard Companies® to provide Situational Leadership II (SLII®), the world’s most taught leadership model – because it works!

The foundation of SLII lies in teaching leaders to diagnose the needs of an individual or a team then use the appropriate leadership style to respond to the needs of the person, team, and the situation. SLII creates a shared process, language, and model for building leadership across all levels of an organization.


Two Days
8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m each day

Target Audience

Managers, Directors, General Managers, Owner Operators, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Learning Professionals, Human Resources Professionals. Anyone who shares ownership and stewardship for leading, coaching, and developing talent in others.


Workshop Outcomes

This workshop will help you to:
  1. Proficiently diagnose developmental levels.
  2. Match leadership styles – communications and behavior – to developmental levels.
  3. Gain a common leadership language that permeates your culture.
  4. Shift intentions into behaviors, and behaviors into accountability.
  5. Develop highly skilled, flexible leaders who can develop and retain people.


Content Elements

What’s Included In The Situational Leadership II Workshop:
  • Leadership for the Future
  • Beliefs and Building Blocks
  • Diagnosis: The First Skill of a Situational Leader
  • Flexibility: The Second Skill of a Situation Leader
  • Matching Leadership Style to Development Need
  • Skill Practice
  • Partnering for Performance:
    The Third Skill of a Situational Leader
  • Sustainability and Follow-up



John Hester

johnhesterYour facilitator for Situational Leadership II will be John Hester, Senior Consulting Partner with The Ken Blanchard Companies®.

John uses an engaging facilitation style to create an effective and positive experience for participants from all levels of the organization. His focus is on the practical application of the various tools, skills, and models in both individual and organization settings. John’s mission is to contribute to the growth and development of others through teaching, writing, and serving.

John’s facilitation experience spans numerous industries including information technology, retail, aerospace, finance, automotive, energy, pharmaceutical, biotech, and manufacturing. His specific areas of expertise include leadership development, team performance, organization development, and time/ life management.

Prior to coming to The Ken Blanchard Companies, John was a director of learning and development for Nike, where he successfully implemented Situational Leadership II® and Situational Self Leadership. Over the course of his career, John has served in numerous senior leadership roles, mostly in the IT field. He has also authored several articles and blogs on leadership and self leadership.

John holds a master’s degree in adult education from Oregon State University, a bachelor’s degree in business information management from Brigham Young University-Hawaii, and is currently in a doctoral program in business administration at George Fox University. In addition, he has been certified in and facilitated numerous non-Blanchard programs including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Focus: Achieving Your Highest Priorities, The Leadership Challenge, Insights, and MBTI.

When he is not on the road for Blanchard, John enjoys serving in his church.


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