November Meeting - "Powering Up: Energizing Yourself and Others" with Mary Lippitt

  • Thursday, November 01, 2012
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Right Management, 1301 East Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale


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Powering Up: Energizing Yourself and Others

with Dr. Mary Lippitt, award winning author and change management expert

Power is an essential part of our personal and organizational lives.  Just like our personal use of power is expanding with solar, thermal or other new sources, we also need to re-examine power within organizations. 

In today’s organizations, the concept of power is often treated as something to shun or ignore. One recent study found that less than a third (29%) of respondents thought their organizations teach their leaders how to effectively leverage their full power (Bal et al., 2008 for Center for Creative Leadership).  Yet, power is at the very root of leadership and an organization’s culture.  Only the effective use of power can create a high-performance organization.

In fact, power is the ability to act and influence and it is the essence of leadership. It is no surprise that we yearn to see power used wisely and, when it is, we celebrate it as empowerment, engagement, talent development and high trust.

This session provides you with a new look into:
    (1) Seven power levers or sources
    (2) Expanding power levers, and
    (3) Cultural change using a power lens

ALSO: Participants will be offered a User Name and Password to complete a confidential assessment to gauge their current practices and to discover options for increasing their power.  The power structure’s role in cultural change will also be explored.

About our presenter
Dr. Mary Lippitt, award winning author and change management expert, founded Enterprise Management Ltd in (1985) with the purpose of providing businesses, teams and organizations with practical and effective solutions to navigate the modern business climate.  Known for her pioneering work linking leadership development to organizational and to individual results, Dr. Lippitt has been recognized as a leader in the execution of change, leadership development and strategic alignment for over twenty-five years.

Dr. Lippitt is co-author with Ken Blanchard, Stephen Covey and Brian Tracy of Discover Your Inner Strengths:  Cutting Edge Growth Strategies from the Industry’s Leading Experts, published in 2009.  Her work on leadership, and execution of change, has been featured in “Leader to Leader,””Executive Excellence,” the “Journal of Business Strategy” and “Industry Week”  as well as in the popular press, and been endorsed by such leadership experts as Jim Kouzes and Jack Zenger.  Read complete bio here...

About SFLODN Monthly Meetings
Our meetings occur on the first Thursday of every month.
Dinner is included!  Networking and dinner begin at 5:30.  
The program begins at approximately 6:15.

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Location: Right Management

1301 East Broward Blvd.,

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