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Values-Based Leadership: Leading from the Heart

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 12:00 PM until 1:00 PMCentral Daylight Time

Have you ever experienced a situation at work that could have resulted in a better outcome if handled with compassion? Often times the data-driven world of business doesn’t leave room for vulnerability and authenticity. In today’s society, an effective leader is someone who is able to lean on their value system to develop relationships both inside and outside their organization. A values-based leader learns to leverage the core values of their organization as well as their own personal values to build stronger bonds, connect with purpose and drive performance. This type of leadership provides the foundation for employees, managers and the company as a whole to lean in and reflect on their values in every decision they make. Join us for an insightful discussion with Dorri McWhorter to contemplate the meaning of “values-based leadership” and bring heart into the workplace.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This webinar is appropriate for:
  • Individuals interested in building their leadership skills
  • Managers wanting to build compassion into their leadership style
  • Anyone wishing to learn more about creating a world where everyone is valued
HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT
By the end of the webinar you will:
  • Understand the meaning of “values-based leadership” and its relationship to your environment 
  • Learn the 5 “C’s” of work—contribution, creativity, collaboration, community and connection 
  • Find out how organizations benefit from incorporating values into their community
  • Acquire strategies to demonstrate values-based leadership 
PRESENTER
Dorri McWhorter is the President and CEO of YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. Dorri is a socially-conscious business leader and is committed to creating an inclusive marketplace by leveraging a cross-sector approach of engaging business, civic and community partners. Prior to her current role, she held senior positions with YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Crowe Horwath, LLP, Snap-on Incorporated and Booz Allen Hamilton. She also serves as a member on numerous boards of directors across the city and state. Dorri holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a master of business administration degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Lake Forest College.


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