Customized, interactive, and affordable learning for high potential leaders in forward-thinking organizations.

The Leadership Foundry is a much-needed approach to the challenge of creating customized, interactive, and affordable learning for high potential leaders in forward-thinking organizations. This is a collaborative effort of Randy Hain of Serviam Partners and Brandon Smith of The Worksmiths, who offer over 50 years of combined leadership, coaching and consulting experience. They also offer access to a team of expert presenters from a wide variety of backgrounds to create an impactful and interactive learning experience for their clients. The Leadership Foundry workshops and other offerings are flexible and can be tailored to our client’s specific needs.

The Founders

Brandon Smith

BRANDON SMITH

Founder and Principal of The Worksmiths

Brandon Smith is a leading expert in leadership and workplace communication. Known as “The Workplace Therapist” and host of “The Brandon Smith Show” podcast, he is a sought-after executive coach, speaker, and award-winning instructor. He’s been interviewed by NPR, Fox News, the Wall Street Journal, and many others for his expertise.

RANDY HAIN

President of Serviam Partners

Randy Hain is a sought after executive coach and advisor for senior leaders and their teams at some of the best-known companies in the U.S. who are seeking candid and trusted guidance on how to overcome obstacles to their success. He is also an expert at helping leaders build effective business relationships as well as onboarding for new leaders.

Leadership Foundry Offerings

LEADING SELF

Understanding one’s natural leadership style and learning when and how to adjust is a key trait of successful leaders. This session helps participants move from self-awareness to self-management.

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Developing one’s emotional intelligence is a key trait of effective leaders. This module discusses how to grow in this key area as a leader.

DEVELOPING YOUR EXECUTIVE BRAND

Listening to others’ perceptions, building one’s executive presence, and developing a strong leadership brand is the focus of this module.

MASTERING PRIORITIES AND TIME MANAGEMENT

Equipping busy professionals with the skills necessary to effectively manage their priorities and calendars is a critical leadership need today. Participants will learn the best tools, tactics, and strategies to maximize their time as leaders.

LEADING HIGH-PERFORMING TEAMS

Effectively leading a high performing team is the focus of this session. Participants are equipped with strategies and frameworks for maximizing their teams’ performance.    

LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION FUNDAMENTALS

Communicating effectively to others with executive presence, candor, logic, and persuasion in order to promote alignment is the focus of this module.

FOSTERING AN ENVIRONMENT OF CANDOR

The absence of candor erodes trust in a team and makes accountability for performance extremely challenging.  This module offers actionable best practices for overcoming this pervasive problem.

BUILDING A CUSTOMER-CENTRIC CULTURE

Setting, nurturing, and leading a culture is the task of any leader. This session focuses not only on the importance of culture but how to set the right culture for your particular business based on your customers and their needs.

MAXIMIZING PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

Possessing strong business relationship-building skills as well as the ability to effectively influence others is critical to success in today’s workplace. This module focuses on equipping participants with tools necessary to influence and optimize engagement with both internal and
external stakeholders.

LEADING & INSPIRING CHANGE

Leading change effectively is one of the pressing challenges for all leaders. This module focuses on providing participants with the necessary skills to properly motivate, inspire, and drive change within their organizations.

INSTILLING TRUST

Quickly establishing trust with others is fundamental to any leader. This module helps participants to embrace authenticity and curiosity in the workplace to help them forge trust deeper, faster, and more lasting with their constituencies.

Additional Leadership Refinement

The Leadership Foundry also offers optional post-workshop virtual coaching sessions to address the specific individual needs of the attendees. The number of coaching sessions and duration of the engagements are flexible and can be tailored to the client’s specific needs.

A Sample of Clients Served by the Founders
Saks Fifth Avenue
CARE
Delta Airlines
Coca-Cola
MailChimp
Chick-fil-a
Iconex
UPS
Cox Automotive
First Data
Contact Us for Pricing

Randy Hain  rhain@serviampartners.com  (404) 510-5804   ServiamPartners.com

Brandon Smith  brandon@theworksmiths.com  (404) 403-6903   TheWorksmiths.com