We know what you want.

A well-functioning organization that allows you to focus on higher impact activities.

This program will teach you how to get there.

When you develop a growth mindset in your self, your team, and your culture, you will drive the change that produces results, rather than reacting to whatever is thrown at you.

You will be able to:

  • Expand your personal comfort zone… and turn challenges into opportunities.
  • Have a team that functions like a well-oiled machine… that can solve its own problems so you can stop fighting other people’s fires.
  • Build a culture of innovation, experimentation, agility AND accountability… that grows itself.

What is the Growth Mindset Program?

PROPEL’s Growth Mindset Program is an online, on-demand course that teaches you to remove the obstacles that are holding you back at three levels: personal, team, and organization.

It’s time to expand the impact of both your leadership and your organization.

In this program, you will learn

  • About your own leadership style (through the included DiSC assessment), so you can bust out of your comfort zone and start achieving more.
  • How to have better conflict conversations, so you can speed up the performance of your team.
  • How to spot the patterns inside your culture that are causing friction, so you can start crushing your organizational goals.
  • And a lot more, including cutting-edge content around a culture of innovation, a system of accountability, a new approach to consensus, and tips for “managing up” with boards or senior leaders.

This is NOT a glorified webinar. You’ll get:

7.5 hours of bite-sized portions of self-guided reading and video content, allowing you to fit the course easily into your schedule.

Templates, frameworks, and guided activities for converting content into action.

A personality assessment, team performance assessment, and mini culture assessment—all with personalized reports.

One CEO used the growth mindset to change the way his team dealt with conflict, and they started consistently finishing complex projects both ahead of schedule and under budget.

One trade association management team applied the growth mindset to how they track and manage organizational goals and priorities and are now on their way to doubling their revenue in only 3 years.

Another association used the growth mindset to instill a true culture of innovation, committed to leading their members into the future rather than just responding to their immediate demands.

It won’t take up a lot of your time, but it will deliver dividends to you for years to come.

Course Outline

There are 3 Units: Personal, Team, and Organization. You’ll get provocative content, useful templates, and thought-provoking assignments in each one. Click the tabs below to peruse the content in each Unit.

Unit 1

Unit 2

Unit 3

Personal Growth Mindset

Lasting change starts inside you

Everything starts with you, and particularly when it comes to a growth mindset. It is important to internally prepare yourself for the boldness and the changes you will face moving into the future. The first Unit of the course is devoted to that preparation.

Core content this unit:

  • Expanding your growth comfort zone.
  • Surfacing inner contradictions that block change.
  • Mastering “confident humility” and keeping an open mind.
  • Creating DUMB goals around growth (Decisive, Unique, Meaningful, Bold).

Specific resources provided:

  • Personal DiSC Assessment with customized report.
  • Adam Grant’s latest book, Think Again.
  • Templates for personal goal setting (that tie into your organizational goals).

Team Growth Mindset

Shifting focus, shaping team behavior

We all work in teams, yet we don’t always put attention on shaping our team behavior to ensure a disciplined focus on growth and results. The second Unit of our course focuses your energy here.

Core content this Unit:

  • The 5 dysfunctions of a team
  • Managing conflict with confidence
  • How systems of trust unlock speed and agility
  • The new consensus: maximizing commitment without slowing things down

Specific resources provided:

Organizational Growth Mindset

Building a culture that values growth

The last Unit of the course focuses on building a growth mindset for your whole organization—through culture that truly values growth. We’ll also dig into execution, accountability, and “managing up” when it comes to a growth mindset with either your senior leadership or your board.

Core content this Unit:

  • How culture patterns can stymie growth (specifically agility, innovation, and collaboration)
  • Concrete tactics for improving experimentation inside your culture
  • Using metrics and transparency to improve accountability and agility
  • What real Digital Transformation looks like
  • “Managing up” to support your Board or Senior Leaders in embracing growth as much as you do

Specific resources provided:

  • PROPEL Culture Pattern Assessment, with customized report
  • Digital Transformation white paper by Elizabeth Engel and Maddie Grant
  • PROPEL coaching resource on creating an organizational system of metrics
  • Managing Up, by Mary Abbajay

Value and Cost

  • Access to the latest research on workplace culture, team performance, and personal development.
  • Practical skills and tools you can apply immediately to make your team and your organization more effective.
  • A personality assessment, a team performance assessment, and a mini culture assessment, all with personalized reports–seeing “what is” allows you to make impactful changes.
  • 5 books (not even ones written by us!) to support your learning
  • Thoughtful assignments that will push your thinking and expand your awareness, and help you find new solutions.
  • Enough content to fill a 2-day in-person training.

Cost: Just $995.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the time commitment?

There are three units, each with about 2.5 hours of video lessons (broken into 15-20 minute chunks), plus a couple of assignments you complete on your own. We recommend you set aside two 1-hour blocks each week to focus on the course, and you’ll be done within a month. That’s doable, right?

Do you offer a group discount?

Yes. It’s 25% off ($746 per person) when sending 3 or more people. Contact us for a coupon code.

Do I have to pay online with a credit card?

Nope. Email [email protected] and we can get an invoice sent to you. Upon payment, we’ll email you your login credentials directly.

Can I get CAE Credits for this?

Yes! We are a CAE Approved Provider, and this program may be applied for 8 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

How do I register for the Growth Mindset Program?

You can enroll in the course on our PROPEL PLUS learning site.

PROPEL is a CAE Approved Provider.  This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential.  Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies.  For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae.

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