Duration: 1 hour
Price: Free

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary leadership—and, therefore, leadership development. Yet believers in development are finding their advocacy falling on ears understandably deafened by the economic crisis.

Ironically, this is a unique time to develop leadership throughout your organization. Think about the opportunities…

  • Individuals’ views of the world and perceptions of themselves are shaken, therefore unfrozen – and may be more open to positive change than ever before.
  • As we emerge from the recession, the war for top talent will be engaged at an even more fevered pitch; investment enhances satisfaction and retention.
  • Your company’s investment in leadership can be an accelerator of recovery and growth.

How do we make the case for leadership development in this environment? During this session, we will explore several of CCL’s development methodologies, practices, and philosophies to help fellow believers craft their case for this critical investment.

Participants in this webinar will review:

  • the case for leadership development
  • the components of effective development
  • the causes and consequences of derailment
  • the conditions for learning and change
About The Presenter

Katherine Pappa Katherine is a senior faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership. She has been a member of the faculty for 17 years, designing and delivering custom solutions and leadership programs. Custom clients with whom Katherine has worked include the American Red Cross, TAP Pharmaceuticals, Prudential, SAP, Cirque du Soleil, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and The Cleveland Foundation.

Over Katherine's CCL tenure, she has also trained multiple leadership programs, including the Leadership Development Program (LDP)®, Developing the Strategic Leader, Foundations of Leadership, Leadership and High Performing Teams, and the Looking Glass Experience.

Katherine is also a graphic facilitator, helping client teams visually map visions, strategies, and processes. Since joining the Center in 1988, Katherine has contributed to CCL's work in a variety of roles, including directing the Global Custom Solutions group; directing CCL's Greensboro Campus; managing the Foundations of Leadership program; and twice editing Leadership Education: A Source Book, a resource for those teaching leadership at the university level. She has worked at both the Greensboro and Colorado Springs campuses.

Katherine's research interests include the changing requirements of leadership, organizational leadership development, and diversity. Katherine has a B.S. in Economics and an M.A. in Communication, both from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She lives in Greensboro with her husband, Jim, and her two daughters, Mattea and Louise.

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