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"Leadership Mastery" Workshop Offered by FGCU Florida Institute of Government

FORT MYERS, FL - Managers and employees from both the private and public sectors are invited to attend a half-day course “Leadership Mastery” presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University as part of the its Professional Development Series from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 27 in the Broadcast Building Room 111.

Leadership Mastery will teach how to be the “calm” in the center of a storm. In times of stress, rapid change and uncertainty, the power to stay calm, focused and moving forward is a maximum challenge.

Participants will learn:
     the necessary steps to transform themselves and their work environment

     that who a person is provides the anchor of true leadership

     the importance of self-mastery in effectively moving people to extraordinary heights

     tools and techniques to enhance effective leadership skills

     how to be more effective with less effort and turn conflict and resistance into positive changes

Patricia Varley is instructor for the program. For 15 years, she has been a national speaker, trainer, business and personal coach working with individuals, leaders, organizations and companies in “Reinventing Success from the Inside Out” by “Reclaiming the Wholeness of People.”
Varley, MHSA, has a Bachelor of Arts in behavioral sciences and a master’s degree in organization and management, and human services administration. She is a member of the International Coach Association and National Speakers Association, and works nationally.

The central purpose of the Institute is to help promote superior performance in government and nonprofit organizations through quality training, consulting and technical assistance.

As an accredited comprehensive public university, FGCU addresses the higher educational needs of Southwest Florida and provides a learning-centered environment that offers high quality educational opportunities for the general public, such as administratively hosting the Institute.

For more information, contact Institute director Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815. Registration for the workshop is $66.

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