SLII®. Powering Inspired Leaders™

SLII® teaches leaders an easy-to-understand, practical leadership framework that matches the development level of an employee for a task with the optimal levels of direction and support they need to succeed.

  • Are You a Directive or Supportive Leader?

    Are You a Directive or Supportive Leader?

    Forty years of Blanchard research has proven that the best leadership style is the one that matches the developmental needs of the person you’re working with.

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  • Kenbot™ for SLII®1:58

    Kenbot™ for SLII®

    Blanchard’s chatbot helps learners apply and master leadership skills taught in SLII by providing quick access to common questions.

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  • SLII. Why a Situational Approach to Leadership Makes All the Difference

    SLII. Why a Situational Approach to Leadership Makes All the Difference

    This study investigates the effectiveness of the four leadership styles of the SLII model, which evolved from initiating structure and consideration.

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  • The Power of SLII - A Situational Approach to Leading People2:49

    The Power of SLII - A Situational Approach to Leading People

    Discover the power of the SLII® model through these peak performance stories and learn how it guides you to provide just the right amount of direction and support exactly when it is needed.

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  • Taking a Situational Approach to Management

    Taking a Situational Approach to Management

    With SLII, managers and direct reports learn how to speak a common language that builds trust and a sense of partnership.

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  • SLII. Partnering for Success2:51

    SLII. Partnering for Success

    Learn how managers connect with their people using a situational approach to leadership.

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  • SLII. Infographic

    SLII. Infographic

    The SLII framework holds that no single-best leadership style exists.

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  • The SLII Experience - Prepare to Lead Differently1:56

    The SLII Experience - Prepare to Lead Differently

    The Experience of good leadership connects, empowers, and inspires.

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  • The SLII Experience - SLX Trailer1:39

    The SLII Experience - SLX Trailer

    The SLII Experience uses game-changing leadership development techniques that immerse learners in SLII quickly, deeply, and effectively.

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  • Why a Situational Approach to Leadership Matters

    Why a Situational Approach to Leadership Matters

    Effective leader behaviors are context-specific, depending on the development level of the follower on a particular goal or task.

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  • What Do We Know About Development Level?

    What Do We Know About Development Level?

    Achieve a deeper understanding of the concept of development level and its components.

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  • 3 Performance Conversation Skills All Leaders Need to Master

    3 Performance Conversation Skills All Leaders Need to Master

    Learn how to help your leaders diagnose development level on new tasks and goals, and how to provide people with the proper amounts of direction and support to get up-to-speed quickly.

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