Become a Better Leader – Today:

Building Leadership Skills through a One Day Simulation

Presented By:

Cheryl Jekiel & Mary Pat Knight

Session Abstract:

This workshop is structured as a one day simulation that allows participants to gain insights on their current leadership skills and apply new behaviors for improving leadership behaviors during the workshop. The workshop utilizes skill building, practice, observation and evaluation for a better learning experience. This workshop builds skills pertaining to accountability, creating a winning team and letting go of behaviors that get in your way.

About the Facilitators:

Cheryl Jekiel brings a tremendous passion for continuous improvement in her commitment to building Lean HR as a recognized field of work. She has over 20 years of manufacturing experience. Previously, Ms. Jekiel worked for a Chicago food manufacturer as the director of Human Resources and completed her employment by serving for five years as the Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Jekiel has developed an expertise in Lean manufacturing with a particular focus on Lean cultures. Ms. Jekiel has made countless significant improvements in reducing operating costs and leveraging a Lean culture to obtain new business. Her Lean experience has been greatly enhanced with her active involvement with the Association of Manufacturing Excellence (AME), which has included board roles for the National board as well as a Regional Midwest Board.

Mary Pat Knight is a Leadership Expert, Senior Executive, Speaker and Facilitator creating work and life transformation for corporations, business owners and their teams through the development of Leadership Mastery and Emotional Intelligence.

Mary Pat wants people to step into their leadership one powerful conversation and one meaningful relationship at a time.

Companies with growing pains, stalled in their tracks or teams who have been together for a while need business expertise and clear communication in order to move into action. She helps them create results by helping them to work well with each other.

May Pat has more than 25 years of experience in executive coaching, operations, strategic planning, marketing and HR, and stints as COO of Food For Thought, VP People for Flat Top Grill and Director of Marketing for both Lettuce Entertain You and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation provide the backdrop for impactful ways to support clients on multiple levels. Coach, Consultant, Corporate Trainer or Group Facilitator – she is uniquely positioned to help get results.