Duration: 1 hour
You might be surprised to learn that leaders in public service have much in common with leaders in other organizations. Join us for a lively session to review several myths that could prohibit you from becoming an effective leader. In this session you will discover:
- Commonalities between public service leaders and leaders outside the sector.
- Why a commitment to innovation and motivation can impact leadership
- How and why some government leaders derail and how it can be avoided
Leaders in government, in the federal service, military leaders, government contractors, politicians and their staffs, anyone concerned with understanding the true nature of leadership within the public service.
Clemson Turregano is a Senior Faculty member in CCL's government sector where he designs and delivers leadership programs for managers at all levels. Clemson's leadership research spans practical and academic applications from the strategic level to tactical implementation, from boardrooms to government arenas. His broad range of knowledge is heavily influenced by his background in public administration and his experience as the Coaching Practice Leader for CCL's Greensboro campus. His roles at CCL provide Clemson the opportunity to work with numerous government agencies and commercial corporations, presenting a variety of leadership development and coaching programs. His experience includes working with government agencies such as the Department of State, USAID, the Under Secretary of Defense, the Food and Drug Administration, the Afghan National Army, and the United States Air Force. Clemson's work with commercial programs include major automotive manufacturers, broadcast networks, defense manufacturers, school boards and universities in both the United States and abroad. Prior to joining CCL, Clemson served overseas as a strategic planner and mentor. In this role, Clemson developed international agreements in addition to mentoring senior government officials. Prior to this he was a Professor teaching strategic leadership to senior government officials, where he pioneered teaching Strategic Leadership using films as case studies. This resulted in his receiving awards for elective teaching excellence. Clemson's research and insight regarding the national and international challenges facing leaders in government service, as well as the challenges of mentoring and coaching, have resulted in numerous publications. Clemson earned his undergraduate degree from The Citadel. He earned his Master's in Political Science, MPA, and Doctorate from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He also earned a Masters in Security and Strategy from the US Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Clemson's current research involves effective mentoring practices within the public service sector, and creating adaptive learning opportunities for leaders. Clemson is an approved Executive Coach, certified in CCL-proprietary 360-degree assessments, and many other psychometric assessment instruments.