Our Programs

Hi Potential Program for Women Leaders


This unique program builds on SHAMBAUGH’s 18 years of
gender studies, proven learning methodology, and experience providing highly effective programs and leadership development solutions for organizations to further the development, advancement, and retention of their women leaders. This program will also be based on Rebecca Shambaugh’s best-selling book, It’s Not A Glass Ceiling, It’s A Sticky Floor, which includes proven strategies and techniques for women to empower themselves to define and achieve their career/life goals and advance to the senior levels of leadership in their organizations.  

SHAMBAUGH's Strong Outcomes

The purpose of this development initiative is to advance women’s confidence and competence in their current roles and prepare them to step into more senior leadership or executive roles within their organization. This unique program targets Hi Potential women who are poised to move into a more broader and strategic role. Our uniquely designed programs, coaching and mentoring have resulted in key results for our client organizations and have helped women participant increase their self – awareness pertaining to their strengths and blind spots. They have reported positive  behavior change in areas such as executive presence, strategic thinking, broader strategic relationships, more powerful presentations , and influencing. A number of women have been able to expand into roles that provide greater visibility and ability to impact key business objectives.

SHAMBAUGH’s proven methodology and results focused program is known for achieving the following:

Proven Methodology
Based on SHAMBAUGH’s expertise, proven leadership model, and methodology SHAMBAUGH offers a blended approach that aligns with the organization’s leadership competencies and related talent development and succession planning programs. For ensuring optimum results the program is spread out over a twelve-month period and includes the following components will be included: 

Face-to-face learning modules • One-on-one executive coaching by SHAMBAUGH’s certified executive coaches • 360 feedback assessment • Web based virtual learning labs will be incorporated during the program • Uniquely designed mentoring • Individual action planning through the entire program • Broad spectrum of tools, case work, assessments and other learning material • Optional One or a half day session for engaging the women’s managers – men in the overall learning and development process

Sample Modules for Program

SHAMBAUGH provides a solution based approach from our library of content, proven successful in accelerating the development of women leaders globally. Important topics include:


Leadership Styles • Showing Up Strategic • Leading Globally, Power and Influence • Knowing and Capitalizing
on Your Executive Presence • Effective Presentations • Building Strategic Partnerships and Relationships •
Finding and Leading with Your Executive Voice •  Leveraging Your Organizational Agility • Leading Change •
Sponsorship Matters • Leveraging Your Leadership Brand


An Integrated Solution for Ensuring Key Results - Engaging Men as Part of the Solution

It's SHAMBAUGH's recommendation when working on women's leadership initiatives the client takes an inclusionary approach - one that engages the participant's manager and other appropriate key male stakeholders. This optional offering is key to ensure that managers / men are aware of the key challenges women leaders face and they have the right tools and approach to reinforce the learning and development whether they serve in a role as a coach, mentor or sponsor.

To learn more about this program, contact us at info@shambaughleadership.com