Leadership Program

McLeod For Tomorrow Brochure 2017-2018

Click here to download the McLeod For Tomorrow Leadership Application 

What Is The Need?

Complex challenges are impacting the communities in which we live.  Addressing these challenges requires leaders equipped with new tools and resources for decision making and citizen action.

How The Program Works

Participants gather one day each month in the communities throughout the county.  Each day includes leadership training, meeting with community leaders and tour of businesses and organizations in that particular community.  Participants will tour, study and dine together.  Each day ends with reflections and discussion on the application of the information learned.

Who Can Participate

Each class is comprised of a maximum of 24 participates who either live or work in McLeod County.  Participants can be current or emerging leaders who demonstrate an interest in the future of our county.

Why Should A Business Sponsor An Employee?

The program provides high quality professional development at a very low cost.

Employers gain employee who:

  • Increase their personal leadership, communication and team skills
  • Have a greater understanding of the demographics, economics and opportunities in McLeod County communities
  • Improve visionary leadership and ability for “big picture” thinking
  • Are able to build professional networks and promote their respective business or organization
  • Increase capacity to address critical issues and challenges

How Do Participants Benefit?

You will..

  • Develop a base of leadership knowledge and skills including effective communication, facilitation and conflict management
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of your personal leadership style and how to work with others more effectively
  • Build personal and professional networks with community leaders and organizations through the county
  • Develop confidence and skills necessary to serve in leadership roles

Registrations are due by July 15, 2018

Program Schedule (2018 – 2019)

Typical session runs 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and is most often on the 4th Thursday.

  • September 27, 2081 – McLeod County Museum, Hutchinson
  • October 25, 2018 – Winsted
  • November 15, 2018 – Plato
  • December 27, 2018 – Hutchinson
  • January 24, 2019 – McLeod County Courthouse Facilities, Glencoe
  • February 28, 2019 – Brownton/Stewart
  • March 28, 2019 – Lester Prairie
  • April 25, 2019 – Glencoe
  • May 23, 2019 – Silver Lake/Biscay
  • May 23, 2019 – Graduation Event

Leadership Topics:

“Beginning Your Leadership Journey”
“Visionary Leadership”
“Committees That Work”
“Bridging Generations”
“Navigating Conflict Successfully”
“Leadership for the Common Good”
“Understanding McLeod County’s Economy”
“Rewriting the Rural Narrative”
“Leading Through Change”
“World Cafe”