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K-State Today

February 13, 2014

Register today for the March 11 K-State Leadership Seminar: 'Leadership for the Common Good'

Submitted by Katie Mayes

Registration is open for the 18th annual K-State Leadership Seminar Tuesday, March 11. The seminar, to be headlined by Ed O’Malley, president and CEO of the Kansas Leadership Center, will be from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the K-State Student Union. Register today

O’Malley, a K-State alumnus and former Kansas legislator, will use concepts from his new book, "For the Common Good," to help participants learn how to become skilled leaders. Sessions throughout the day will focus on the four competencies of effective leaders outlined by O’Malley:
• Manage self
• Diagnose situation
• Intervene skillfully
• Energize others

Every 2014 registration will include a personal copy of "For the Common Good."

University President Kirk Schulz will welcome seminar participants in the morning. Over lunch National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson will delve into the portrayal of leadership through photography.

The K-State Leadership Seminar aims to enhance the leadership skills and capacities of the university community and communities throughout Kansas.

The objectives of the seminar are:
• To orchestrate an annual leadership development experience that provides practical, hands-on information, tools, and best practices and next practices for effective leadership.
• To cultivate a learning community, connecting K-State faculty and staff with an interest in leadership development.
• To facilitate opportunities for continued learning beyond the annual seminar.
Find out more.