MONACA, Pa. — Effective leadership requires common sense, a calm head, logical thinking and courage.
Jack Carroll, the founder of Battle Ready Leadership, believes lessons on all of these attributes can be learned from examining the Battle of Gettysburg. Carroll is a longtime CEO who has worked with an array of businesses, from startups to Fortune 500 companies.
Penn State Beaver Continuing Education will offer a breakfast leadership series featuring Carroll’s expertise and techniques. The series begins on Feb. 14 and runs from 7:30 to 9 a.m. every Wednesday through March 21 in the Student Union Building Special Events Room. The cost is $35 per session or $200 for the entire series. A continental breakfast is included in the cost.
Each week focuses on new techniques and strategies for making your team “battle ready.”
Week 1: Strategy means nothing without leadership
Week 2: Using data to develop strategy and take action
Week 3: Leaders adapt their style to circumstances and the talent they have in place
Week 4: The command policy — how leaders communicate the intent of their directives
Week 5: Leaders understand when their visibility is needed
Week 6: Leaders are able to see the big picture as well as the power of communication
For more information on the leadership series, including registering for individual weeks, call 724-773-3700. To register for the entire series, visit Penn State Beaver Continuing Education online.