Blue Ox Business Academy - 2021 Leadership Experience
The Blue Ox Business Academy's Leadership Experience is an immersive experience in personal leadership growth through the exploration of community sectors, challenges, and opportunities.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Business owners, leaders & managers
- Emerging leaders & high-potential employees
- Those who are new to the Brainerd Lakes Area
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 & FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021
(one overnight) Opening Retreat:
Myers-Briggs Profile, Leadership Traits & Styles, Leadership Communication, Community Service Projects
THURSDAY, October 7th
THURSDAY, November 4th
Manufacturing and Business Experience
THURSDAY, December 2nd
THURSDAY, January 13th
Health Care Experience
THURSDAY, January 17th
Diversity Experience (a.m. only)
THURSDAY, February 10th
THURSDAY, March 3rd
Public Service Experience
TBD (based on state government schedule)
Community Experience: Legislative Day at the Capitol
THURSDAY, May 5
Area History Experience
Community Service Project Presentations
Commencement will be held at the Celebration of Leaders in June 2022.
Session 1 will be held at Grand Casino Mille Lacs. Overnight lodging is strongly recommended. Participants may reserve rooms at Grand Casino Mille Lacs for an additional fee.
Individuals are required to attend 10 full (8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. approximately) sessions. Only 1 absence will be accepted. Applicants need to review their schedules to make sure that they can attend all of the sessions prior to applying.
UNLEASH YOUR TALENT:
- An investment of $995 per person (or 2 payments of $497.50 will be accepted) includes meals, and course materials.
- Pay with a credit card or receive an invoice.
- Staying overnight at Grand Casino Mille Lacs for the beginning retreat on September 23 is strongly recommended. Information will be supplied after registration.
- The Leadership Experience is only offered to Chamber members and limited to 35-40 participants.
- "I enjoyed getting to know the area better and the industries within. The increased knowledge makes me a more well rounded person which in turn, increases my confidence and leadership."
- "...Why wouldn't you want your employees to increase their business network?"
- "Building leaders to improve the businesses in our community."
A 25% discount is available to small businesses (2-5 employees) and Non Profits organizations with financial limitations. Just ask.
Register online. If you need help or that doesn't work, click HERE for the Leadership Experience application. Submit your application to Paula Chapulis at firstname.lastname@example.org. This program will fill quickly, so don't delay!
Registration Deadline is August 31, 2021.
2021 PROGRAM TRAINERS AND FACILITATORS
Linda Holliday, Impact Minnesota
Founder, Author, Speaker
Erik is the founder of Think GREAT and draws from his experiences as a U.S. Marine, executive business leader, sales professional, and entrepreneur to help organizations achieve new levels of success. He uniquely combines leadership development, team building, sales training, and goal-setting into strategies and techniques that empower team members and leaders to exceed expectations.
Erik has inspired audiences at companies such as US Bank, Sam’s Club, Shutterfly, RE/MAX, Hubbard Broadcasting, Thomson Reuters, U.S. Foods, armed services commands ranging from the Air National Guard to the U.S. Marine Corps, charities like The American Cancer Society, law enforcement and government agencies, and organizations in the health care and education industries.
Think GREAT is a Certified Veteran-Owned Business and Erik is also author of The Think GREAT Collection. Erik shares the successful, proven concepts in his six books to give individuals and organizations the competitive edge needed for achieving new levels of success.
Paula Chapulis, Director, Blue Ox Business Academy
With 30 years experience working with profit and non-profit organizations, as well as owning three businesses, Paula is an accomplished leader and entrepreneur. As a Certified Leadership Coach and owner of Aiyana Coaching she specializes in coaching executive and emergent leaders. Paula helps leaders hone their leadership goals and develop strategies for enriched personal, team, and organizational performance.
Paula’s approach is warm, purposeful, and action oriented. She uses high level coaching strategies along with her deep professional experience coaching leaders to gain momentum toward their goals. Her passion for excellence is brought to every session, along with her humor, calming personality, and sense of curiosity. Paula has developed training programs, loves to teach adults, and has facilitated boot camp business programs.
Panel Discussions will be conducted by area business owners, representatives and nonprofit organizations.
With support from Anderson Brothers Construction, the Blue Ox Business Academy delivers local, affordable, and high-quality training that strengthens our community by helping businesses succeed.
By investing in yourself or your employees, you achieve the highest possible returns in enhanced skills, confidence and job satisfaction. Blue Ox trainers are professional presenters with engaging personalities and real world experiences. Participants make great peer connections and leave with tools and idea to immediately put into action.