ILEAD: Learn. Engage. Achieve. Discover 2020
LEARN best practices to develop quality leadership skills
ENGAGE with current and future leaders
DISCOVER your inner leader
Designed for early to mid-level leaders who want to build their strengths in self-awareness, ability to influence, community development, team work, and adaptability while forging life-long relationships with other trailblazers in the Auburn Hills business community.
From May through November 2020, participants will meet one day each month for 2 – 4 hours at various locations. The ILEAD Class of 2020 will be recognized during the 2021 State of the Community – a great way to build recognition and awareness for your company.
You will be exposed to a wide variety of perspectives. Each of the sessions focuses on a thought-provoking topic ranging from community development and outreach, business and cultural ethics, diversity, and self-discovery. ILEAD will help you:
- Connect with others from a variety of backgrounds
- Develop resilience and adaptability when dealing with difficult situations
- Build a road-map to leadership success
Supporting your early to mid-level leaders shows value for their contribution to your business and a deeper awareness of community engagement while forging life-long relationships with other trailblazers in the Auburn Hills business community. ILEAD will:
- Provide a bigger picture to their role in making an impact to your bottom line
- Build recognition and awareness for your company
- Serve as a retention strategy for employees ultimately boosting morale
May 20, 2020 ILEAD Orientation Kick-Off
Meet your fellow ILEAD Class of 2020, an introduction to your expert instructors and your next six months of leadership transformation.
Location: Rochester Mills Production Brewery
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM Orientation
4:00 – 5:00 PM Brewing Up Business Network Event (optional)
June 25, 2020 Personality Dimensions
Personality Dimensions Awareness Workshops are effective in developing leaders and strengthening teams. As a research-based, trait disposition tool, Personality Dimensions is especially useful for professionals managing others or seeking to work cooperatively with a variety of personality types.
Presenter: Joscelyn Davis, President & Chief Strategist, JADE Strategies, Inc.
Location: Retirement Resources
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 PM
July 14, 2020 Our Auburn Hills
More than 100,000 business professionals drive into Auburn Hills each day to work. During this session, participants will learn the secrets behind the scenes presented by current leaders from the City of Auburn Hills. Come meet the minds behind the vision. Afterwards, take a guided tour of the city's campus while learning its unique history and what makes Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills!
Presenter: Auburn Hills Leaders
Location: City of Auburn Hills - City Hall
Time: 8:00 - 11:00 AM
August 18, 2020 The Journey from Doing Everything to Leading Others
Learning to lead, with or without "The TITLE," is a lifelong process. This Session will build upon the previous session on behaviors and motivators through personality dimensions and give you a solid foundation for turning the corner to being an inspiring leader. We'll unpack the leadership formula using 3 critical elements to go from "doing everthing" to "leading others."
Presenter: Stephen Doyle Jr., President, Focal Point
Location: Auburn Hills Public Library
Time: 8:00 - 11:00 AM
September 22, 2020 Make an Impact
Lead by example and serve your community. For ambitious leaders, voluntary work is a key ingredient in the recipe for advancement. As well as profiting from the sense of making a difference and contributing to a larger purpose. Volunteering can help develop a wider perspective, creative thinking, excellent networking and hone leadership qualities. We will visit and tour three non-profits of the Auburn Hills Community Council and learn about their impact, focus, and charitable mission.
Locations: Boys and Girls Club of Auburn Hills, Dutton Farm, Neighborhood House
Time: 8:00 Am - 12:00 PM
October 20, 2020 Collaborative Conversations
A workshop on the Collaborative Conversation Model. This model aligns Stephen Coveys fifth habit of Highly Effective People - Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood, with the four step powerful coaching conversation model. Participants will learn how to address challenges individuals face personally and professionally. Asking the right questions will lead those individuals to self-discover solutions and commit to action! This is a powerful workshop ideal for anyone in leadership, from entry level management to CEOs, helping them to become effective listeners and impactful thought leaders.
Presenter: Davin Salvagno, President & Founder, Purpose Point
Location: Ultimate Soccer Arena
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
November 17, 2020 Leading Your Team Into Health
Lead with social and emotional intelligence. It is no secret that workplace dynamics have radically changed over the past several decades. It has left business leaders working to stabilize their teams while seeking to maintain productivity and profitability. Globalization, cultural & generational diversity, a transient work force, and shifting values and expectations from their employees has contributed greatly to the challenges leaders face.
Presenters: John Ball & Lisa Goyette, Co-Founders, Celebrate Hope, LLC
Location: The HUB Stadium
Session Time: 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Celebration Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
CHAMPION SPONSOR $3,000
• Top digital and printing visibility for all iLEAD program events
• Logo prominently displayed on event signage
• Name on event landing page
• Distribution of sponsor marketing materials
• Logo on website event landing page
• 4 tickets for whole program
EVENT SPONSOR $1,500
• Digital and print branding visibility
• Logo displayed on event signage
• Name on website event landing page
• 2 tickets for whole program
"Not only were all of the meetings well put together and covered great information, these topics and locations caused me to do a lot of self-reflection. The opportunity has led me to refocus the impact that I have on others and to do more for others!"
Becky Liska, Genisys Credit Union
“The iLEAD program was a great experience. The program helped me develop quality leadership skills and build self-awareness toward becoming a great leader. The program was also an excellent way to connect with other community professionals.”
Glenn Beard, McLaren Oakland
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