Gracious Leadership...Is it soft or strategic? This session will explore the attributes of gracious leaders and will include specific examples of how organizational performance can be optimized when leaders are gracious in "how" they lead.
Jane Grote Abell
Jane Grote Abell, chairwoman of the board of Donatos, shares key insight from her four decades of experience growing a small pizza shop on the south side of Columbus into a business that eventually sold to the biggest restaurant company in the world.
Lilliam Lowery, Ed. D.
Dr. Lowery comes to FutureReady Columbus from the Maryland State Department of Education, where she served as state superintendent of schools. Under her leadership, Maryland has consistently finished among the nation’s top performing state school systems, according to Education Week’s Quality Counts, the most comprehensive assessment of the state of American education.
Gaining the Competitive Edge by Boosting Your Executive Presence
Have you ever known a leader or top executive who has got “it?” Well “it” is executive presence, and having “it” is the difference between moving up the ladder to leadership and being stuck on the middle rung. So have you got “it?”
What key elements are needed to build leaders for today's ever changing, global world? Leaders today need to know themselves and their strengths and be very adaptable to change. Join us to discover more ways to mentor and coach tomorrow's leaders.
If you don't have engagement, you can forget the rest. Marsha has had success in building teams to tackle complex issues. Come hear the strategies she has used.
A look at how to get the most out of your teams.
Leaders, both formal and informal, set the ethical "tone-at-the-top" for others to follow. In so doing they must get it right.
Dennis McCarthy Lt. General
In this session, participants will be introduced to the Marine Corps traits and principles of emphasizing bottom-up execution, top-down support, commander’s intent and end state.
In her distinguished career with many 'firsts', Betty has taken nuggets of knowledge from each experience. Find out how you can apply this to your leadership journey.
Come listen to Jim's philosophy and definition of leadership.
Effective leaders are able to consistently capture, hold and focus the attention of people on the mission and their individual part in achieving it.
Understand what leads to truly joyful, meaningful living - in other words, what leads to happiness. Discover that what gives you the perspective of confidence and happiness is a set of skills that you need to consistently, even if subconsciously, practice.
Values guide your decision making process and how you feel about those you lead (and also how those you lead feel about you). Make certain that your values truly align with who you are as a person and as a leader.
How often have you heard "leaders are made not born," but what goes into "making" a leader? Leadership isn't easy, but with a personal commitment & perseverance, you can start down the road to being an effective leader. This session will present ideas to help you improve as a leader or begin the journey toward developing effective leadership skills.
Presented by Ross Leadership Institute, these lectures bring together proven leaders who provide focused responses to critical leadership needs to help to coordinating and guiding an organization's overall leadership development efforts.
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