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How to Move from Reactive to Proactive Leadership – From Firefighter to Fire Chief

October 18

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 18, 2022

Does work feel like a never-ending stream of fires to put out?? Are you exhausted at the end of each day from battling the crisis-du-jour?? Are you busy reacting to problems instead of productively and proactively managing your professional agenda??

Leaders are supposed to be problem-solvers, but there is a deeper issue if you spend your entire day putting out fires without advancing departmental projects and organizational goals.? Facilitator Joel Bennett, is a leadership and behavior change expert.? You’ll develop a personal action plan to shift from reactive leadership to productive, proactive decision-making through thoughtful and intentional exercises, real-world application assignments, and proven behavior change methodologies.

In this hands-on, weekly, virtual workshop, you will:

  1. Identify whether you are a “reactive” or “proactive” leader. 
  2. Understand the pros and cons of being a reactive and proactive leader.
  3. Examine the 3 Faces of a Leader and how they respond differently to crises.
  4. Triage “fires” by urgency and importance, focusing on the right things at the right time.
  5. Develop others to fight their own fires.
  6. Trace the root causes of common fires and extinguish those flames.
  7. Create a personal action plan to adopt the daily habits of a proactive leader.
  8. Develop strategies to change the reactive culture at your place of employment.

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