December 5, 2014
Critical Steps on Our Journey to Leadership Effectiveness
of the most exciting and cutting edge approaches to leadership
development lies in the relationship between the effectiveness of a
leader and his or her current level of adult development.
take a look at the two levels that are most relevant to the growth of
leaders in organizations today: Problem-Reacting and
These can be seen metaphorically as two
distinctly different "operating systems" on which a leader
might "run" his or her behavior and decisions.
Takeaways from the Session
the two orientations and how they relate to results, energy (of the
leader), and complexity in today's world
first hand the difference between approaching a situation from each
of these orientations
on the presence these two "operating systems" in the way
that we lead
About Our Facilitator:
is a professional speaker, trainer, facilitator and executive coach.
His expertise and passion lie in helping mid-to-executive level
managers lead effectively at the “micro” level, in that
interpersonal space between themselves and the individual employee.
In Ian’s words, “Effective micro leadership practices yield macro
1988 when he founded his company, Fulcrum Associates Inc., he has
worked with thousands of managers from over 250 clients from the
private sector, major trade and professional associations, small
business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.
is a Certified Speaking Professional. CSP is the highest
earned designation conferred by National Speakers Association and the
Global Speakers Federation. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from
McGill and, from Cornell, a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations.
In addition he has been a lecturer in Ryerson University’s Faculty
of Business and has a diploma in Gestalt Theory and Methodology from
the Gestalt Institute of Toronto.
channels his volunteer involvement through the community leadership
organization, Leadership Fairfax Inc. A 2004 alumnus of the
LFI signature program, he has served on the Board of Directors,
chaired their Program Committee, and currently presents a one day
program in LFI’s Emerging Leaders program.
and his wife Linda, also a principal in Fulcrum, reside in Vienna.