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Are you looking for a time-tested, real-world and validated formula for creating organizational leadership in emerging markets?
Join the conversation as we invite Jay Clark, Executive Director of The Kerusso Foundation as he shares some insight, thought leadership and success stories for developing leaders in emerging global markets.
About the Guest
Jay’s background is filled with starting companies, organizations and a church. His focus in the business world is leadership development through Sun Consulting Services, LTD in Hong Kong. He has an undergraduate degree in Management from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an M.B.A from Auburn University. He has also received training in missiology and theology at the Missionary Learning Center in Richmond Virginia, while a missionary for the International Mission Board, and during his attendance at Southwestern Theological Seminary and through courses at Dallas Theological Seminary.
From over 10 years of consulting experience in the US and international markets, Jay has gained valuable insights on strategy development, management challenges and practices, and leadership development. Jay founded Sun Consulting Services and managed the offices in the U.S. and Hong Kong. Under Jay’s leadership, Sun Consulting was able to be a pioneer in China for the consulting industry by working with state-owned oil/gas company and a large publically traded Technology Company. Jay has developed a network of global partners in Asia, Africa, Europe, India, and the Middle East for Sun Consulting Services. He also opened the SCS office in Hong Kong.
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Bill Jeffries and John Singer, hosts of Professional Development Straegies launch the radio series with an introduction to Career Transition, Development and Advancement.
Join Carl Brown and Mr. Jim Golden, CEO of Golden Opportunity for an energetic, engaging, and high-impact discussion for managers, supervisors, team leaders, and individuals who want to develop and sharpen their leadership and communication skills, and create and motivate high-performing teams.
Jim B. Golden began his learning and development career in 1992 as a corporate software trainer. Since then, he has provided learning and development services to individuals, teams, leadership and management from various industries. Jim is a member of Toastmasters International, where he has won several competitive speech contests, as well as club, area and district “Toastmaster and President of the Year” honors. The district encompasses most of the mid-Atlantic region.
Jim is a teaching excellence award nominated professor and course chair at University of Maryland University College (UMUC). His teaching and facilitation focus at UMUC includes Public Speaking, Communication and Interpersonal Skills. He has also received from UMUC, the dean’s recognition for outstanding student evaluations.
Sharon Fitzpatrick founded The Fitzpatrick Group in 1999 with the vision of sharing her expertise in organization and employee development. For over 14 years, Ms. Fitzpatrick has been a valued resource for providing training and development programs that are highly interactive and create unique learning experiences that are applicable in all facets of the workplace.
Ms. Fitzpatrick specializes in Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership Development, and Performance Management; and brings a broad level of expertise and experience that reflects an understanding of the needs and challenges that businesses face today. Sharon provides consulting services, employee training and coaching for federal, public and non-profit organizations across the country and has personally trained over 20,000 executives, managers and staff level employees.
Ms. Fitzpatrick has a Master’s of Science in Organization Development & Strategic Human Resources from Johns Hopkins University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology from Ohio State University. In addition to her formal academic education, Sharon holds certifications for administering the DISC, Diversity Management Programs, and Project Management; and is a Zenger Miller Master Trainer.
Have you ever co-led a program or project with another leader, and walked away thinking, never again? Do you dread having to collaborate, with the sub-text, I just wish I could have done this on my own?
The Parachute Project, designed by Joss Rowlands and John Breeze, was born from a co-leading experience during the prestigious Coaches Training Institute’s Leadership program.
In keeping with their own greater purpose of bringing co-leadership into the world, Joss and John work with leadership partners to help them embrace the experience of creating meaningful relationship, collaboration and intimacy. This opens them up to the joy of co-leadership, which expands their own influence as leaders in their own worlds.
John Breeze is a recovering engineer who’s now in his fourth (or so) career and believes he may have finally got it right! John trained with the Coaches Training Institute’s coaching program, then embraced the Leadership program. He’s been involved in various ways with the coaching and leadership community in the last five years and was recently recruited into the Co-Active Leadership Co-Ambassador team. John works with business owners and creative self-directed professionals, helping them harness their unique strengths and talents to build a thriving business and take responsibility for their lives.
Joss Rowlands is a CTI coaching grad, CPCC, and Co-Active Leadership grad. Her focus is self-mastery in the areas of intensity, complexity and drive. She brings the results (and mis-steps) of this to mentoring coaches and leaders in transition. Joss embraces the concept of Leaders holding responsibility for their worlds, while noting that these self-same words promote diversity and individuality and a greater need for the inter-dependence of spirit.
Join us for a conversation that will expand your own leadership through co-leadership.
Starting off the new season on Franchise Today focus is on the upcoming Franchise Update Leadership & Development Conference. Joining host, Paul Segreto from the Conference Board of Directors is Tom Wood, Conference Chair and President & CEO of Floor Coverings International, Shelly Sun, CEO & Co-founder of Bright Star Care and Greg Vojnovic, Chief Development Officer of Popeyes. Paul and guests discuss their experience and perspective from attending previous Leadership & Development Conferences and what this year's attendees can expect to takeaway from the event.
About the Conference
The Leadership & Development Conference is an exclusive annual event for CEOs, Presidents and Franchise Sales & Development Executives. The event is produced by Franchise Update Media Group and Franchise Update Magazine. The event is in Buckhead, GA, October 9-11 at the Intercontinental Buckhead.
MEANINGS NOT IN WORDS BUT PEOPLE. What is your leadership style. ARE YOU AS A LEADER A GOOD LISTENER? Look at speaker Ask questions Don’t interrupt Don’t change subject Emotion KEEP CURRENT OF UNDERCURRENT Responsive listening: when people feel that their leads no longer listens or responds, they will go somewhere else GREAT LEADERS ARE GREAT LISTENERS 4 H QUESTIONS TO BECOME A BETTER LISTENER HEART: WHAT IS THEIR HEART HOPE: WHAT IS THEIR HOPE HURT HOW CAN I HELP THEM
The 21st Century workplace requires a new paradigm, a Systems Oriented Leadership model. Marita and Faith will help us imagine a new paradigm, and be inspired to engage in a new way.
Marita Fridjhon, MSW, ORSC Certified, PCC, CPCC, is the co-owner and CEO of the Center for Right Relationship Global. She designs curriculum and operates training programs in Relationship Systems Work for coaches, executives and teams. She has an international mentor coaching practice of individuals, partnerships and teams. Her primary focus in coaching is on systemic change, leveraging diversity, creative communication, deep democracy in conflict management and the development of Learning Organizations.
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