The Cobra Program
Where Leaders are Challenged Beyond their Best by the Impossible.
Can your group do the impossible -- plan, strategize, and execute the building a car from scratch in three days?
And not just any car, but a Cobra!
Throughout the process, the group will need to utilize the skills that high-performing executive teams use to be successful.
Please call us at 800-513-8759 and we will explain how each one of these relates directly back to your business:
During the process, participants will also have a professional individual assessment of strengths and weaknesses
Using the expertise of Dave Hanna, author of Leadership for the Ages and ith the expert advice from master fabricator, Richard Weber, groups will completely put together a Cobra in three days.
Without giving away ALL the fun details, over the three days, the group will follow this process.
is the best part!
Employees will never expect the executives to create something specifically for them and will be completely unexpected.
And what person would not want to drive a Cobra for a week?
After a certain amount of time, perhaps a year, the car will begin to lose effect as an incentive and other options are available -- see below.
Alternatives to the idea above or after the vehicle has lost its incentive effect:
Your workshop leaders:
He has worked with clients in North and South America, Asia, Europe, Australia and Russia. His list of clients includes Merck, Eastman Chemical, General Motors, Allied Signal, Conoco, Xerox, Marriott, Saturn, Corning, Shell, S.C. Johnson, Hoffmann La Roche, Deloitte & Touche, Procter & Gamble, Beverly Enterprises, Siemens, Novell, Metro Group, Trammell Crow and Degussa.
Dave was a senior consultant for eight years with Franklin Covey Co. He consulted with executive teams all over the world as they applied Principle-Centered Leadership. His focus was on changing the work culture to be more mission-centered as it improved its results.
Prior to joining the Covey organization, he worked 16 years with the Procter & Gamble Company in both management and consultant roles. During his P&G career he worked in the United States and Europe consulting with organizations in numerous manufacturing plants, foreign subsidiaries, Research & Development technical centers and the corporate headquarters. He consulted with a number of successful start ups and also helped business leaders turn around some serious business dilemmas in manufacturing, the European operations, R&D productivity and business unit volume/profit growth.
Dave received his B.A. in Communications and his M.A. in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University. He is the author of Designing Organizations for High Performance (Addison-Wesley, 1988), considered one of the top 50 Quality books in America. His newest book is Leadership for the Ages (Executive Excellence Publishing, 2001).
In 1967 Goodyear tire and rubber Company asked Dan Gurney and Caroll Shelby to build “Indy Cars” to compete against the dominate Firestone sponsored cars. Richard was the one of the few fabricators of that time that could work with the raw Titanium materials to build the chassis of the car which was designed by Len Terry of All American Racing in Santa Ana California.
Since that time he has been involved in fabricating frames for all levels of automotive racing From Grand-Am to CART, as well as custom components for Air Racing. Currently he has his own Race team (sprint car) with not one but two 800 horsepower cars in the stable.
time is valuable!