Relational Expertise - Leading in Chaos & Crisis

Emotions, power, and judgment are three MLI foundational concepts critical to leading when ambiguity is high, causing chaos and crisis. The Fall Seminar will continue to build the relational expertise needed to lead yourself and others when the environment is unstable.

Date November 1 - 2, 2023
Location: NIU Naperville Campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road, Naperville, IL
Capacity: Minimum of 25 registrants needed to offer Institute
Cost: $650 for people who have attended a Spring MLI
$750 for all other registrants

Sessions Include:

  • Managing your emotions when the pressure is intense and finding constructive ways to deal with your feelings

  • Utilizing your power to meet identified goals and weather the storm

  • Flow vs fear. Sound judgement leading to successful outcomes.

  • Case study practice to explore the concepts presented

  • General plenary sessions to engage all attendees in leadership issues currently experienced at work

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received by Midwest Leadership Institute by October 20, 2023 for a full refund. You may cancel by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 815-753-0923. Cancellations after October 20, 2023 and no-shows are responsible for the full registration cost. The hosting organization reserves the right to modify the agenda and/or speakers, cancel the training due to low enrollment, or close registration if full.

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