Leadership Competencies Development Program (LCDP)


Class X - The Power of X

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Leadership Learning Series

During LCDP, each participant selects a leadership topic, shares materials and tools, and facilitates a Learning Series session to foster peer learning.

# Title, Date and Summary LCDP Facilitator
1 Learn to manage your (and everyone else’s) lizard brain

January 25, 2017

Marian Westley
2 Discovering what it means to be an authentic leader

February 9, 2017

Kim Jenkins
3 Appropriations law and budgeting in the federal government - and its ties to business acumen
Supplemental materials
February 21, 2017
Aria Remondi
4 How our lizard brain's insidious voice of resistance/self doubt/whatever you want to call it can derail us from reaching our full potential
Supplemental materials
March 8, 2017
Andy Bailey
5 The Power of Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness
Supplemental materials
March 23, 2017
Erica Rule
6 The Power of Storytelling
Supplemental materials
April 4, 2017
Timi Vann

The Power of Trust (Face-to-Face Session at FEI)

April 24, 2017
Ian Zelo

Time Management: Who's Got the Monkey? (Face-to-Face Session at FEI)

May 3, 2017
Ian Sears

Unconscious Bias

May 17, 2017
Jessica Kondel

Diversity: Thinking Outside the Box

June 1, 2017
Elaine Saiz

Bad Apples

Supplemental materials
June 13, 2017
LCDR Chris Kerns

Executive Staffer Skills for Staff & Executives

Supplemental materials
June 28, 2017
Erika Brown

Shadows and Light

Supplemental materials
June 13, 2017
Jasmin John

Situational Leadership

Supplemental Materials

July 25, 2017
Kevin Fryar

Exploring the Question: Are U.S. Federal Agencies seen as trustworthy when it comes to the science-based and climate work they conduct?

Supplemental Materials 1
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Supplemental Materials 3

Hernan Garcia
16 Predictable Surprises Chris O’Connors


Supplemental Materials

Paula Fratantoni

The Irony of Integrity

Supplemental Materials

Amanda Goeller

Heuristic Traps: What Practicing Safe Backcountry Ski Travel Can Teach About Leadership

Supplemental Materials

Demian Schane
20 The Power of Mental Health (Face-to-Face Session at FEI) Jessica Snowden