Definitely a lot depends on the participants internally, their willingness, perceptions, beliefs, consistent effort and motivation, but these can be triggered with a process.Even though the workshop has a skeletal structure with very powerful transformational techniques and tools, it is completely customized understanding the company's requirement.
For the workshop to be transformational in nature, the business outcome and the learning outcome needs to be differentiated and understood which is exactly what we do for our workshops before it is customized. You can also get transformational leadership course online.
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The training delivery definitely brings about a paradigm shift with its high energy contents, eye opening concepts, breakthrough experiences like broken glass walk, rod bending from the neck and the fire walk which is beautifully driven with real life challenges and very powerful techniques which can be used lifelong.
The most integral part of the 'Transformational Work' begins post workshop to drive the learning! In short, the learning needs to be made a habit. Anything can be made into a habit, perceptual good or bad.
What is needed is a proper strategy and follow-ups. Whether we do a 4 hour session or a 3 day workshop, the powerful workshop clubbed with a very powerful follow up process/strategy is what makes a difference.
Documenting the behavioral shift post training is also an integral part of the workshop and all put together brings about a transformational effect. This powerful intent and the right strategy make training programs an investment rather than a Cost!