The capacity to express your authentic views, negotiate for what you want, showcase your business acumen, and share your ideas can accelerate your career as well as your team’s growth. In this session, we will start by examining why it can be hard to find your own voice. We’ll then show you ways you can challenge yourself and those you influence to amp up the courage and confidence to overcome barriers to reaching your full potential.
This virtual session is presented by Cynthia Knapek, ALP Past Chair, and President/CEO at Leadership Louisville Center, KY. Registration is limited to the first 30 women who register. Only one woman per organization please! FREE to ALP members. more info...
While effective leaders seem to know instinctively the importance and value of stability for creating change, Gallup learned through asking 10,000 followers that STABILITY is one of four basic needs that followers say the most key influential leaders contribute to their lives.
Words cited like security, strength, support, and peace are challenging to uphold as the sands of time, of change, sink beneath our leadership feet.
How do we, as leaders, strengthen stability in the workplace and in our communities when change is ever-present and behaviors and habits are still shifting and settling into a post-pandemic environment? What's the right balance leaders must strike to honor stability and the needs of followers when transformation is critical to progress?
Hear from national experts and stability-building practitioners before you engage with fellow alumni from across the country in small groups, applying theories to practice. more info...
Achieving greater Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is a complex process that requires change in various dimensions—policies, practices, attitudes, and behaviors. This session will address diversity, equity, and inclusion issues and topics; information will be presented focused on unconscious bias, cultural competencies, equity audits and building allies to create and leverage diversity.
Facilitators: Andre Santiago, Leadership Greater Hartford, CT
Presenters: Hannibal Johnson, Attorney and Author, Tulsa, OK Stephen Reuther, Executive Director, New Orleans Leadership Institute, LA David Jones, CEO, Diversity of Thought, Inc Kristin Bakke, President, LEAD Brevard, FL
âDate and time: August 13, 2021, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Examine group norms and common vocabulary
Explore cultural history
Create awareness and identify unconscious bias
Lens of Inclusion with examples of language and best practices
Innovation is not just about creating new technology. It’s about flipping your mindset, sparking new ways of doing things, and taking risks. Once a way for organizations to set themselves apart, innovation is now a necessary survival skill for organizations. At Spark 2021, a virtual event, learn to:
Flip your perspective and learn to look at challenges from different angles and view points.
Spark new ideas and start thinking outside the box and create a culture of creativity.
Leap into action and overcome the inertia of uncertainty and view failures as learning opportunities.
Team up and collaborate and discover how working collectively with others can yield greater impact.
Opening keynote by Maggie Nichols, CEO & President of the Eureka! Ranch innovation think tank. Plus a special conversation with the CEOs of the world-famous Cleveland Clinic and the two other major hospital systems in Cleveland; workshops and speakers and more.