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Leadership II — Understanding the Power of the Mind
The second module in the Leadership series is focused upon helping participants understand that the power of the mind is exceptionally powerful and should be utilized to help employees develop a higher level of competency in fulfilling their responsibilities.
The expectations of the leader is a most important concept and usually has a tremendous influence upon the actual outcomes of the individuals and group.
Another powerful mental leadership concept explored in Leadership II is understanding of the communication process between and among employees. Most organizational problems are rooted in an ineffective communication network. This includes body language, tone of voice and active listening.
Participants will also spend time discussing customer service and its importance to the leadership function with any group. In addition, time will be spent dealing with the concept of performance problems, including how to recognize them and what to do about them.
Class methodology will involve a PowerPoint presentation, large and small group discussion of principles, small group activities and two videos: motivation and Pygmalion Effect.
Dr. Jimmy Richardson, Richardson Consulting, Starkville
Certificate in Leadership:
In the five years that MMA has offered its Leadership seminar series, more than 170 people have earned a “Certificate in Leadership” by completing the Leadership I, II and III courses. This certificate acknowledges that the individual is a professional with a solid grounding in many of the techniques used by the most successful leaders to manage the workplace. This certification is key to achieving a professional committed firsthand second-level management team.
Friday, November 30, 2018
Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
720 N. President St.
Jackson, MS 39202
$149 for MMA members; $215 for non-members.
Cost includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and handout materials.
For MMA member companies sending three (3) or more employees from the same company location, cost is $115.
Cancellations require 48-hour notice.
Suggested Hotels in Jackson:
(Room rates based on availability.)
Cabot Lodge Millsaps*
2375 N State Street
Corporate rate: $99 per night
Code: MS Manufacturers Association
*Effective through December 31, 2019. Rates do not include taxes. Blackout dates may apply and group rates may vary. Hotels are not endorsed by MMA.
Reminder notices will be sent a few days prior to the seminar. If you do not receive a reminder notice, or if you would like more information about this or other MMA seminars, contact Barbara at 601-292-1125 or
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