LEARN best practices to develop quality leadership skills
ENGAGE with current and future leaders
DISCOVER your inner leader
Designed for 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 July through November 2021, participants will meet one day each month to LEARN best practices to develop quality leadership skills, ENGAGE with current and future leaders, ACHIEVE success, and DISCOVER your inner leader.
Based on state mandates, we will determine if this program will be held virtually or in person. Contact us at 248-853-7862 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The ILEAD Class of 2021 will be recognized during the 2022 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
Tuesday, August 24, 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Session 1: ILEAD Orientation & Personality Dimensions Awareness
Wednesday, December 15, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Session 5: Collaborative Conversations
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 A. Davis, President and CEO, JADE Strategies
Location: Hawk Woods Lodge at Hawks Woods Nature Center, Auburn Hills
Tuesday, September 21, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Session 2: 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. Learn its unique history and what makes Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills!
Presenters: Auburn Hills Leaders
Special Presentation: Rotary Club of Auburn Hills
Location: City of Auburn Hills
Tuesday, October 19, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM - Session 3: Conscious Leadership
There are so many leadership styles and models, where and how does conscious leadership fit? How can I become a more conscious leader? How does becoming a more humane leader influence my business? It shouldn't come as a surprise that a conversation about conscious leadership starts with a series of questions. During our time together, we will dive into what makes us more thoughtful, awake and intentional leaders, understanding the value of mindset, and learning to live and work with purpose.
Presenter: Thomas Sommer, MPP, CFRE, Executive Director, Leadership Oakland
Special Presentation: Holiday Extravaganza
Location: Community Center, City of Auburn Hills
Tuesday, November 30, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM - Session 4: 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, CH Training
Special Presentation: Everybody, Inc.
Location: Community Center, City of Auburn Hills
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, PurposePoint
Location: The HUB Stadium, Auburn Hills
CHAMPION SPONSOR $3,000
- Top digital 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 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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Refund & Registration Policy
Payment is considered final, and non-refundable, unless there is a quality issue that cannot be otherwise addressed. Registration for all events, programs and membership is considered complete upon full payment. An invoice payment option will be available on most events until 14 days prior to the event date. Cash and credit cards are always accepted. A confirmation will be sent for all transactions with the Auburn Hills Chamber.