Hemlock Overlook Launches Winter Workshop Series

Posted: January 3, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Hemlock Overlook Center for Outdoor Education and its Center for Professional Development are launching “The Inspired Leadership Workshop Series” for the 2006 winter months. The series is for individuals and leaders who are interested in exploring leadership and skill building, as well as learning about their own leadership styles.

“We wanted to expand our program opportunities and provide indoor learning opportunities during the winter months, when people are less enthusiastic about being outside,” says Käri Alexander, manager of the Professional Development Program at Hemlock Overlook. “We’ve chosen to focus on leadership as a skill that appeals to almost everyone, whether they are currently in a leadership position or not.”

Developed in partnership by Hemlock Overlook and the Professional Development Program facilitators, the winter series has eight workshops and an ongoing learning community. The specific workshops are:

  • Shifting to Leadership

    Focus: Skills and information for new or soon-to-be leaders

    Date: Tuesday, Feb. 7

  • Leading in Times of Change

    Focus: Positioning an organization for positive change

    Date: Thursday, Feb. 9

  • The Communication Wheel

    Focus: Communication skills

    Date: Wednesday, Feb. 15

  • Foundation for Leadership Influence

    Focus: Relationship building.

    Date: Thursday, Feb. 23

  • The Anatomy of Agreement

    Focus: Coordinating action for results

    Date: Tuesday, Feb. 28

  • Embodied Leadership

    Focus: Leadership presence

    Date: Tuesday, March 7

  • Creativity and Innovation through Improv

    Focus: Creativity

    Date: Thursday, March 9

  • Choice-ful Action

    Focus: Choosing appropriate actions

    Date: Tuesday, March 14

  • Leadership Learning Community

    Focus: An ongoing learning community designed to provide support and encouragement to new leaders – content will be tailored to the specific needs of the group

    Date: Meets once a month for two to four hours for six months

Workshop pricing begins at $400. Volume discounts also apply. To learn more and to register, visit the Hemlock Overlook web site or call Alexander at 703-993-9830.

Hemlock Overlook is located at 13220 Yates Ford Rd., Clifton, Va.

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