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This course offers increased self-awareness and leadership skills development for 
highly-motivated emerging leaders and managers. 


Limited to 8 emerging leaders, this online course teaches high-impact leadership principles, strategies and skills in a confidential, challenging format. A practical approach enables motivated leaders to build self-awareness, competence and confidence as keystones for healthy cultures and relationships. In-course coaching addresses the specific, real-life challenges of participants. Each leader also benefits from supervised coaching practice and feedback.

Ideal candidates for this program include, but are not limited to:

  • Technically skilled, newly-promoted managers

  • Next-generation leaders in family businesses

  • Those new to leadership at any level

  • Recently-named partners in professional firms

  • Subject matter experts now leading a team

The group meets for four hours monthly, for one year. The sessions will take place 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EST.


Session dates and topics are below:

  • March 14, 2023 - Soliciting Meaningful Feedback

  • April 11 - Principles for High-Maturity Leadership

  • May 9 - Scrutinizing Beliefs, Biases and Stories

  • June 13 - Family Leadership

  • July 11 - Building Strong Connections

  • August 8 - Over-Functioning and Under-Functioning

  • September 12 - Managing Anxiety and Over-Reactivity

  • October 10 - Relationship Triangles

  • November 14 - Coaching Skills 1 Clinic

  • December 12, 2024 - Coaching Skills 2 Clinic

  • January 9 - Courage in Leadership

  • February 13 - Humility in Leadership

The $6,900 fee covers the year-long course including all materials. 

Please note: A qualifying conversation with John Engels is required prior to registration. 

Please contact Rachel Burnham for more information, or to arrange a qualifying meeting with John. 

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