The Executive Development Series (EDS) is designed to help mid-career professionals build skills that are critical to effectively delivering results within their organizations, with a focus on mastering competencies vital to success at the director and VP level. The two seminars of the series, Leading with Power and Authenticity and Executive Leadership Presence, may be taken in any order.
The April session of EDS: Leading with Power and Authenticity has been cancelled. Please direct inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leading with Power and Authenticity (36 seats)
This educational program is the original Executive Development Seminar.
September 30 – October 2, 2020
Rancho Bernardo Inn
San Diego, CA
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As leaders take on roles of greater influence within their organizations, authenticity and the ability to inspire trust among colleagues is critical to success. Over this two-and-a-half day program, participants learn and practice strategies to build relationships in business, manage differences among peers, and tap into their power so they can lead with vision and clarity. Through lecture, group exercises, peer feedback, and deeply personal reflection, participants increase self-awareness of their priorities and unique abilities.
“This course impacted me to my core and built skills that will make me a great leader, friend, daughter and self-advocate.” –Tamra Shea, Charter Communications
“EDS: LWPA was a safe space to explore my challenges, triumphs, failures, and insecurities with some truly amazing women. The feedback I received was so generous and I have a new set of tools – plus increased confidence to use them.” – Vanessa Tencati, Smithsonian Channel
“LWPA was one of the best training experiences due to the amazing women that attended and Elaine’s unique wisdom, insights and guidance. A must-do!” – Kathy Boyes, Cisco
Executive Leadership Presence (38 seats)
Educational program added to the series in the fall of 2012.
September 30 – October 1, 2020
Rancho Bernardo Inn
San Diego, CA
Executive Leadership Presence is designed to develop Leadership Presence as a means to inspire confidence, engage and influence others, and maintain productivity while increasing visibility and career mobility. This two-day program will introduce participants to a unique framework and toolkit of 21 specific attributes, skills and thought processes that work together to help them build knowledge and expertise.
“The Executive Leadership Presence seminar provides the missing links in career development and sheds light on the things that keep you from moving up in your career – all in a candid and safe environment.” – Ivonne Maldonado, Showtime
“EDS was one of the most powerful two days I’ve had the pleasure of experiencing. If you are eager to focus your potential as a leader, this is for you!” – Samantha Minish, AccuWeather
“EDS was the best investment I have made in myself in years. The women I met are a network of new friends and colleagues I look forward to supporting and growing with!” – Maryann Eastman, Charter Communications
“Absolutely valuable information presented with passion and practiced with other women hungry to learn. Must-have training for aspiring women leaders.” – Stefani Ducote, Comcast
What you need to know:
- Each program within the series stands independent of the other and may be attended in any order.
- Seating is limited in both programs and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
- If you attended the Executive Development Seminar prior to 2012, you attended Leading with Power and Authenticity.
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