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Wake Up Leadership Tompkins! Unwrap the Gifts of the Unleadable

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Name: Wake Up Leadership Tompkins! Unwrap the Gifts of the Unleadable
Date: February 23, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EST
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Event Description:
Unwrap the Gifts of the Unleadable
Prepare to transform the troublesome to the tremendous.
 
The control-freak, the narcissist, the maverick , the cynic and many more….   Difficult people are the worst part of a manager’s job.
 
What sets great managers apart is the ability to turn these problem personalities into productive team players. 
 
Join the author of Leading the Unleadable for stories and insights of how to transform talented, but difficult people, into the powerful contributors they can be. Participants will receive a copy of Leading the Unleadable. 
 
 

Key Learning Points That Will be Covered
 
  • Understand the key drivers behind troublesome behaviors
  • Learn how to give feedback that leads to a positive difference.
  • Explore how to build bridges to help lead to sustainable positive change
  • Develop your own “remove or improve” criteria
  • Prepare to be proactive with the mindset and actions for problem prevention
 
Introducing Alan Willett
 
Alan Willett is an expert who does international consulting, speaking and is the author of  Leading the Unleadable: How to Manage Cynics, Divas, and Other Difficult People (Amacom: 2016). 
 
Alan  works with clients around the world, including the UK, Turkey, South Africa, China, India, Canada and Mexico, and of course, throughout the United States. The companies he’s consulted for include HP, Oracle, Microsoft, NASA, General Motors, Intuit, NAVAIR, Orbital ATK, OnStar, Cornell University, Rutgers University, Technological de Monterrey, Acxiom, and many others. 
 
Alan’s passionate work has focused on leadership, with a laser focus on the unique challenges of leading in high-pressure environments. 

What People are Saying About Alan’s First Book:  Leading the Unleadable
 
"A great book. As I read Alan’s book, I was frequently so taken back by a concept that I thought, “That’s it!”   These are great leadership concepts for managing large organizations or even for leading teams of one: yourself!”    James Over, Software Engineering Institute
 
 

What People are Saying About Alan
"Alan is world class. He provided great value to the Gorges business immediately. He quickly understood our organization's needs and customized larger-scale techniques to just the right size for our company culture.”   John Sammis, CEO, Gorges
Location:
Tompkins Chamber
904 East Shore Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850
Date/Time Information:
Friday, February 23rd, 8:30-10:30AM
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Fees/Admission:
$10 per person
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