Leadership Development Programs

CliftonStrengths Coaching by Gallup 
Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Chances are, you don't. All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time to fixing our shortcomings than to developing our strengths. Our team can help you and your team tap into those talents as certified coaches through Gallup. Click on the program title for more information. Contact: Kyle White

Communicating with Citizens
This program focuses on the importance of effective communications with citizens. Participants will learn the importance of a productive relationship with citizens and why it is the responsibility of those holding public office or a leadership position of any type to build and nurture this relationship. Participants will learn techniques to help ensure that there is open communication between those in a position of leadership and citizens, how to include citizens in the decision-making processes of an organization, and how to deal with difficult people. Contact: David Civittolo

Conducting Effective Meetings
Participants will learn the duties of officers and membership, how to compose an agenda, the importance of welcoming surroundings, techniques that encourage attendance and productive participation, requirements of a public meeting and the difference between a public meeting and public hearing. While the focus in on how public agencies should conduct meetings, this program is also helpful for any type of organization. Contact: David Civittolo

Facilitator Training
This is a workshop developed for groups, teams, or leaders to assist with learning the skills needed to become an effective group facilitator. Participants will discover strategies to help guide group discussions, facilitate decision-making, and gain skills to work more effectively with group dynamics. Click on the program title to learn more. Contact: Becky Nesbitt

Local Government Leadership
The six-week program is for individuals serving in or running for public office who wish to enhance their decision-making and leadership skills. It also encourages dialogue between the many government entities in a county or region. Topics include utilizing strengths, working with local media, regional cooperation, and jobs. Contacts: David Civittolo; Joe Lucente