Rising Leaders Network
AOBA launched this initiative in 2011 geared to multifamily and commercial property managers with less than seven to ten years of industry experience. The 2011 and 2012 programs drew nearly 70 AOBA-member property managers who expressed a desire to enhance their professional development skills, build a network of peers, and become more engaged in AOBA.
2013 PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Each of the following 3 sessions will be taught by expert Mary Abbajay, The Careerstone Group. Cost for AOBA member owner/managers is $360 per person (includes 3 sessions). NOTE: The 2013 program is full, however, AOBA will maintain a "Wait List" in case of last-minute cancellations.
Session 1: Leadership Development – Finding and Using Your Strengths –April 25, 2013 – 2:30 to 5:30pm, Capital Hilton
Leadership development is about self-development. In this first session participants will learn how their personality and strengths impact their professional presence.
No matter your role on a team, it is important to understand how you can leverage your own strengths and your team’s strengths to solve complex issues, promote high performance, and increase your team’s productivity and positivity. In this workshop, participants will: discover their top 5 strengths; increase appreciation and awareness of the style of others; increase productivity and efficiency by aligning an individual’s strengths and talents to particular team tasks; identify team assets and potential blind spots and develop strategies to increase workplace effectiveness; help team members to value, work with and leverage the strengths of others.
Session 2: Critical Communication Skills – May 7, 2013 – 2:00 to 5:00pm, Capital Hilton
Leaders have to motivate, inspire, guide and lead others. In this second session, participants will fine-tune communication skills that are essential for rising leaders.
Being successful in the workplace requires ensuring that one generates positive personal impact. There are specific behaviors, skills, and attitudes that can help ensure positive organizational impact. This workshop helps participants develop robust working relationships, communicate effectively and align skills and talents to the realities of the workplace. Participants learn to:develop and incorporate generative communication tools and strategies; enhance active listening skills; appreciate the importance of organizational culture; practice effective engagement skills for organizational success.
Session 3: Showcasing Your Leadership Talents – May 21, 2013 – 2:30 to 5:30pm, Capital Hilton
This final session will focus on going above and beyond “just doing your job” and will help participants learn to demonstrate and showcase their leadership potential. The session, focused on Resourcefulness and Resiliency, will include how to effectively “think outside the box,” and how best to turn potentially negative experiences into positive ones.
Questions? Please contact Marie L. Tibor at firstname.lastname@example.org