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Thu, Apr 06


Webinar (7.5 CPD Hours)

Learning Circles - Accelerate Your Impact

Thursdays from April 6 – May 11, 2023 @ 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET If you’re an experienced or emerging leader who wants to grow in your leadership skills and accelerate your impact, join a group of leaders for 6 weeks of learning and networking led by two seasoned executives.

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Time & Location

Apr 06, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – May 11, 2023, 2:15 p.m.

Webinar (7.5 CPD Hours)

About the Event

Learning Circles will give you an opportunity to learn and engage with other leaders, facilitated by Doreen Harvey and Marla Konrad, both coaches, facilitators and former C-suite executives.

What’s Included:

  • A 75-minute weekly Zoom gathering over 6 weeks
  • 6 customized modules
  • A focus on practical tools and models you can apply immediately
  • Peer coaching and learning
  • An optional 15-minute group Q&A time with the facilitators immediately after module

Who Should Join:

  • Leaders who want to boost their core leadership skills
  • Aspiring high-potential contributors who want to accelerate their career growth into leadership roles

Module 1: Hiring, Firing and Performance Management

There are fundamental skills in managing people that all leaders need to do well: hiring effectively, managing staff performance, and terminating wisely and sensitively. Sadly, leaders often learn these as they go, and miss essential elements that can protect them and their organization. Based on experience and best practices, we’ll explore these essentials.

Module 2: The Inner Critic

Each of us lives with an Inner Critic. If you’re like many people, your Inner Critic gets in the way of your living and leading well, keeps you playing small, and judges your every decision. In this module, you’ll find out what the Inner Critic is, begin to identify your own Inner Critic, consider when it’s most likely to show up for you, and learn ways to counteract its voice.

Module 3: Leading Through Change

Change is constant. Knowledgeable leaders understand the elements of change and can help guide their team through the change journey and positively impact their organization. Using a well-known change model, this session will provide an understanding of the change journey and offer powerful tools to help leaders manage through change.

Module 4: High-impact Presentation Skills

Many people struggle to clarify their thoughts and present them in public – whether it’s a high-stakes one-on-one meeting, a group presentation, or a speech in front of thousands. We’ll explore the reasons your fears might feel paralyzing, and learn techniques to help you create a high-impact message and move your presentation skills from lackluster to exceptional.

Module 5: Building Culture

Culture is the sum of an organization’s values, means of interaction, policies, beliefs and norms. If a leader is not intentional about building a strong culture, they will ‘get what they get.’ Since leaders at every level have the opportunity to positively influence culture, we’ll dig into key elements for building a culture that positively impacts people and organizations.

Module 6: Curiosity and Growth Mindset

The strongest leaders are curious leaders – passionate to keep learning, to understand new perspectives from their teams and colleagues, and committed to seeing opportunities even in the midst of struggles. We’ll discuss the ways that kneejerk judgments can get in the way of curious thinking, and explore specific tools to expand your growth mindset, to ensure your biases don’t get in the way of strong leadership.

About the Trainers

Doreen Harvey began her practice as an independent Human Resources Consultant over 20 years ago following her role as VP of HR at Sanyo Canada and senior leadership roles at Nortel Networks. She is passionate about helping leaders engage their people and align their HR strategy to their business strategy, building a culture that motivates. Clients include small to mid-sized enterprises, in various industries, as well as social profit organizations. Doreen holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and an HBA from The Ivey School of Business. She is certified in EQ-i/EQ360 (Emotional Intelligence) and is a member of the Strategic Capability Network.

Marla Konrad is a leadership coach and consultant, who draws on years of experience as an executive, and combines this with powerful communications and coaching skills to develop leaders at all levels. She is certified to coach and train with EQ-i/EQ360 (Emotional Intelligence) and the Enneagram and is on the faculty of Schulich’s Executive Education Centre. Prior to launching her own practice, Marla was Vice President of Executive Affairs at World Vision Canada. She is an Accredited Business Communicator and has a BA and MA from Western University.


  • 7.5 CPD Hours

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