Influential Leadership

Leadership lessons from ‘Julius Caesar’

Who is it for

  • Leaders wanting to enhance their abilities to influence others positively
  • Those wishing to understand the subtleties of effective political manoeuvring

  • Anyone seeking to lead in a hierarchical organisation
  • Those needing the ability to read and navigate politics operating in the workplace

  • Those wanting to manage specific organisation political dilemmas

The impact of this programme

  • Skills and techniques to increase your influential power
  • Improved abilities to read and navigate organisational politics
  • The ability to create rapport through your higher emotional intelligence

Overview of story

The theme of this programme is influence: how to cultivate it and how to use it wisely. Shakespeare’s most political play tells the story of four men vying for power: Julius Caesar, Brutus, Cassius and Mark Antony. The differing fates of the main characters reflect their varying abilities to gauge the temperature of the times and to mobilise support for their

Julius Caesar may have been written over four hundred years ago but its themes and insights remain astonishingly relevant. The handling of politics, both internal and external, is a crucial aspect of leadership. This programme helps you identify the key sources of power working both for and against you while providing you with opportunities to practice new skills to enhance your abilities to exert influence. It also stresses the importance of forging successful coalitions and the shrewd timing of interventions.

Archetypes at play

Leading – Storyteller / Strategist / Sovereign
Supporting – Nurturer / Lover

Archetypes - Inspirational Leadership

Format options

Each course comes in multiple formats depending on how immersive an experience you need, or how extensive are the issues you want to overcome.
Key note, half day, 1, 2, 3, 5 days + bespoke programme.

What to expect

Having presence and being able to enhance your natural ‘performance’ is part of being a leader, however don’t worry we do not expect you to perform Shakespeare!