Passion for Leadership Growth



Leadership Programme | Boosting High-Potentials, September 2022 - April 2023

Your firm’s future depends to a large extent on its high potentials. Lismullin’s Passion for Leadership Growth programme helps them in their critical transition from a technical to a leadership role.

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6 modules involving one full-day in Lismullin from 9:30am to 18:00pm.

2022: Friday 30 September, Friday 28 October, Friday 25 November

2023: Friday 10 February, Friday 10 March, Friday 28 April


  • Personal transformation
  • Blended format
  • Cross-industry sharing
  • Delivered by expert professor
  • Harvard case study method

Main emphasis

  • Relevant leadership foundations
  • Blended format
  • Off and online interaction
  • Inputs from industry leaders
  • Diverse methodologies

Academic Modules

New ways of seeing, thinking and acting

The Programme combines the Harvard case method, Socratic dialogue, and peer-coaching. Professor-led sessions will be followed by a peer coaching process facilitated by Lismullin.

1. Self-leadership

  • Knowing yourself
  • Finding your purpose
  • Managing your emotions
  • Defining success

2. Leading one-on-one

  • Power and influence
  • Motivation
  • Persuasion
  • Conversations: developing and problem-solving

3. Leading teams

  • Creating alignment
  • Fostering engagement
  • Creating accountability
  • Building cohesion

  • Plus - Leadership challenge: each participant presents a professional challenge they have and requests the advice of other participants to solve / deal with it & peer-coaching


Carlos Rodríguez is a professor of leadership at IESE Business School, which the Financial Times ranked as the Number 1 in the world for executive education programmes and for custom programmes for six consecutive years (2015-20). It is currently delivering Enterprise Ireland’s “Leadership 4 Growth Programme”. The Economist ranked IESE Number 1 in the world for the MBA programme in 2021.

Carlos has a PhD in organisational behaviour from Stanford University in California, and a PhD in philosophy from the University of Navarre in Spain. He has taught and advised companies extensively in four continents. He is married and father to eight children.


A certificate from the Lismullin Institute will be granted to those who attend all 6 modules and take part in the peer-coaching.


The cost for the full programme is €1,750 which includes all work materials and meals.

The number of places is limited to 30 people. Early application is advised. The closing date is Friday, 2 September, 2022.


To put your name down on the list of interested applicants, please write to, giving a brief outline of current responsibilities and indicating the reasons why they wish to attend.

The 3 organisers of the programme are happy to answer any questions.

If you would like more information contact Paul Harman at +353 86 859 6052.

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