5/04/22 Building a Leadership Culture

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Some organizational gurus contend that culture is the primary job of the CEO and leadership team because all other pillars of a great organization rest upon a healthy culture. A neglected aspect of building an effective and dynamic culture is leadership, especially at the middle supervisory level of the organization. It is a dangerous fallacy that leadership acumen is only necessary at the top. Building a leadership culture begins by recognizing and communicating the expectation of leadership at every level of the organization, coupled with the training and support required to develop each person’s leadership skills.

This session will explore the leader’s responsibility for culture paired with the need for an ongoing effort to provide leadership training and support. Tracy will explain his approach to leadership development in creating a Leadership Academy at each organization he led. The Leadership Academy is a multi-session approach to building leadership capabilities and capacity based on Tracy’s leadership model for the social sector, Leadership From The Heart. 

This session, both live and the recording, has been approved for:

  • 1 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credit 
  • 1 NACA CE 
  • 1 CE towards ACO CE requirements per Ch. 829 of the Texas Health and Safety Code by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

This webinar is part 1 in the 5-part A Great Place to Work series.

Learn about the Certificate in Whole Leader Development, developed by WiLD Leaders.

Tracy Elliott

President/CEO, The Anti-Cruelty Society

Tracy Elliott is President/CEO of The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago. This is his 20th year leading social sector/NFP organizations, his second in the Animal Welfare field. He was previously executive director at Asheville Humane Society. He spent 13 years in the banking field. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and a Masters in Nonprofit Management from the University of Notre Dame. 

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