Leading From Any Chair- Inspiration for People Who Must Make the Impossible Happen


March 14, 2020 | 9:00 AM PDT - 5:00 PM PDT
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Hult International Business School | 1355 Sansome St
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Leadership is not a position in an organization chart or a title on a business card. Leadership is a way of thinking, behaving, and communicating. The fastest and easiest way to contribute as a leader from any chair is to prevent the most common causes of failure:

  • unclear Goals,
  • unclear Communication and
  • unclear Priorities.

Why would smart, experienced professionals allow themselves to fail for these totally predictable and avoidable causes of failure?

  • Fear of Failure.
    Learned Helplessness.
    Thinking it’s impossible.
  • Commit to ACTING like a leader regardless of position or title through your Actions, Communication, and Thinking. Come with curiosity and leave with:
  • A conviction that “knowing how” is not enough,
  • Commitment to a change in your mindset, communication, and behavior.
  • Determination NOT to wait ‘til you’re the CEO, but to lead from any chair . . .
You will leave this workshop able “lead from any chair” with practical approaches proven effective for individual contributors through senior executives.
  • Learn the top causes of failure in teams globally and how to overcome them.
  • Experience the difference between leadership and management.
  • Practice leading through A.C.T. – Actions, Communication and Thinking, without regard to position or title.
  • Apply your learnings and insights into your daily work.
What you will learn
Practical applications of people and team leadership that will enable you to avoid the most common causes of failure in teams and global teams, which are all directly attributable to ineffective leadership.
What to cover
  • Why Teams Fail - Primary Reasons
  • The Difference Between Leadership & Management
  • Experiencing the Causes of Failure via Exercises &     Simulations
  • Overcoming the Causes of Failures
  • Thinking Partner Planning to Integrate Changes into     Daily Practice
  • Commitment to Action
 7 PDUs (Technical:1, Leadership: 4, Strategic: 2)

Kimberly Wiefling, Founder and President of Wiefling Consulting, and Executive Editor of the Scrappy About Series is a globally recognized author and business leadership consultant specializing in helping people achieve what seems impossible but is merely difficult. A physicist by education, she began her professional career working for a decade at HP in product development project management and engineering leadership. She spent 4 years in Silicon Valley startups, including a Xerox Parc spinoff where she was the VP of Program Management. In 2001 she launched her own consulting practice helping to start, run and grow life-affirming businesses. One of the keys to her success is a focus on a winning culture.


Cancellation and No-Show Policy:

If you have made a reservation and find that you will be unable to attend, please send an email to Khaled Turkmani [email protected] and cancel your ticket as early as possible. All cancellations are subject to a minimum of $30.00 fee during the early bird. 

Cancellations after Early Bird duration are subject to full charge to ensure the Chapter does not incur excessive expenses.


$165.00 Member
$150.00 Earlybird rate before February 27

$185.00 Non-member
$170.00 Earlybird rate before February 27