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5 Disciplines of Leadership Development

with Chris Rogers


About This Class

Want to make a change in your workplace and grow together? Well, we want to help! This class is great for teams looking to grow their mindset and gain confidence in their abilities to lead.

Leaders are not born, they are developed.

Have you been purposeful and intentional in developing your own leadership qualities, or those of the emerging leaders under your supervision? Whether you are a seasoned executive or an aspiring junior leader, the Five Disciplines of Leadership Development will provide you with an easily understandable, vividly memorable, and replicable model for improving your ability to influence others and lead your team with purpose and confidence.

The Five Disciplines, and the framework that demonstrates their interdependent relationships, are foundational to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of your developmental program.

Join me as we explore how pursuing and practicing the Five Disciplines will cultivate the leadership attributes that every organization needs to perform at its peak.

Key Takeaways

  • Discover the five disciplines that form the foundation for developing and improving leadership qualities.
  • Learn to identify and overcome the barriers that may impede your efforts to pursue and practice the five disciplines.
  • Understand how the three critical components of effective communication can enhance your ability to influence others to succeed.
  • Realize the potential of empowering others to reflect and amplify the WHY in your organization.
  • Engage with others to broaden your perspective and gain new insights on impactful leadership.

Chris has a passion for helping individuals and organizations achieve their purpose and potential. He draws on over three decades of leadership experience in the U.S. Army, culminating in his service as a Colonel and assistant professor of strategy at the National Defense University. An accomplished leader, educator, executive communicator, and global speaker, Chris has coached, mentored, and advised leaders at all levels in a wide variety of organizations worldwide.

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All class times are listed in US Eastern Standard Time. We are working to add more time slots that are time-zone friendly globally.

While we wish we could clone Simon, science just isn’t quite there yet. That is why we’ve trained our Optimist Instructors to teach our classes. However, our two on-demand courses are taught by Simon – check out Find Your WHY and The Art of Presenting!

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We totally understand that schedules can change at the last minute. An unedited recording is available for 48 hours after class ends for all classes except for our WHY series.

We’re glad you asked! Our 60- and 90-minute classes offer: more detail, more connection with your fellow attendees, more activities, and more interaction with our instructors. The 25-minute classes are more lecture-style. They feature more information-per-minute, but the shorter timeframe also means fewer opportunities for active participation.

We know you’re busy and, if you can’t easily spare 60 minutes, we don’t want to deprive you of an opportunity to grow!

Yes! Buy any three of our 25-minute classes in one purchase and you’ll get the third class for half-price. This means that if you purchase a bundle of three 25-minute classes, it will cost $100 instead of the full $120. The $20 discount will be applied to your cart automatically during checkout. If you buy three 25-minute classes in separate transactions, you’ll pay the full price for all classes. 

Yes, we have team options! We love that you are looking to take care of those around you. Your team can join a public class, and you’ll receive a team discount at checkout when you register 10+ team members.  

If you want a private class just for your team, on a date and time that works for you, then visit our private class page and our team will be excited to help you. 

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