Women In Leadership


A Women In Leadership Event: "Poised for Leadership"

Event Description - A Women In Leadership Event: "Poised for Leadership"

Online registration for this event is now closed.  If you would still like to attend, please call Rhonda at 651-641-8894 to register via telephone.

Attend this high-impact, high-intensity, one-day seminar designed for early-career to mid-level women wanting to accelerate their transition into leadership roles. You’ll be invigorated by presenter Jo Miller, International Speaker & CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching Inc.

Discover what it really takes for you to break through into leadership, including how to:

  • Project a seasoned, credible leadership presence
  • Gain visibility and reward for your accomplishments
  • Build a reputation as a leader, expert or go-to person
  • Understand the dynamics of power in your organization
  • Navigate organizational politics with savvy
  • Build your sphere of influence
  • Leverage your network to gain access to hidden resources, information and opportunities
  • Cultivate influence and get buy-in for ideas and initiatives
  • Create, envision and lead high-profile projects.

Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.

Concordia University, St. Paul

Buenger Education Center

275 Syndicate St. N

St. Paul, MN 55104

Free parkingĀ­

Program Schedule and Details (see below)


Your $90 investment includes a personalized action plan to ignite your career, a new professional network, breakfast and lunch.

A portion of your investment will be donated to Union Gospel Mission’s Naomi Family Residence to help previously homeless mothers develop skills and confidence to provide for themselves and their children. 

Earn College Credit:

You can earn one college credit through Concordia University, St. Paul’s School of Continuing Studies by attending the seminar, completing
additional academic requirements and paying Concordia’s standard credit fee. To earn credit, you must register for the event AND THEN  register for the class

Space limited to 125.

Sponsored by:


Questions? Contact Concordia’s Director of Alumni Relations Rhonda Behm at rbehm@csp.edu or 651-641-8894.

Program Schedule


Organizational Awareness:

Unearth the dynamics of influence in your organization and how to navigate them with savvy. Topics include:

  • The Shadow Organization Map
  • The difference between office politics and organizational awareness
  • How to develop organizational savvy

Sphere of Influence:

Learn how to build a strategic network of relationships and coalitions, and leverage it to work more efficiently and gain access to resources, information and opportunities. Topics include:

  • A strategic review of the Shadow Organization Map to identify coalitions and relationships to develop
  • The five key people to include in your network

Leadership Brand:

Discover the elements of a great personal “brand,” and how to carve out a reputation as a leader, subject matter expert or go-to person. Topics include:

  • The three essential elements of an effective brand statement
  • How to find a career niche that combines your talents and passion—and meets a need in your company



Become more visible and gain recognition for your accomplishments. Topics include:

  • Creating opportunities to participate in high-profile projects
  • Why hard work alone does not guarantee recognition
  • Six steps to becoming more visible


Grasp the mechanisms of power and influence. Find your voice, influence outcomes and gain buy-in for your ideas and initiatives. Topics include:

  • Six sources of influence you may not be fully utilizing


Why wait to be granted permission to be a leader or make an impact when you can confer leadership upon yourself—and act as if you’re already there? Topics include:

  • The principles of self-leadership
  • How to grow as a leader, regardless of your current title

Action Plan:

Create a master plan to take action based on the Poised for Leadership concepts.

       Concluding Remarks

Registration now open! Don't delay, registration closes March 15.

Copyright by Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc., 2011.




Contact Information
Primary Contact
Rhonda Behm
275 Syndicate St. N
St. Paul, MN 55104
 Secondary Contact
Scott Morrell
7648 147th Terrace
Savage, MN 55378
Date & Location
Date: 3/24/2012
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:45 PM
Location: Buenger Education Center