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Volume 3 Issue 4; Leadership 360, Leadership across all areas of life
Leadership News
Speakers and Schedule Announced

Symposium Schedule is now available!

Be sure to take a look at the exciting list of speakers & topics to start planning the sessions you want to attend!

Download the Schedule & Speaker List!
Speaker Spotlight
Leadership Perspectives
My Thoughts on Leadership Samson J. De Sessa

Samson J. De Sessa
Assistant Fire Chief
NAS Fort Worth Fire Department Operations Division

"How do I become a better leader?"

Being in the Fire Service for 28 years, teaching at numerous Fire Departments for TEEX, sitting on boards for hiring or promotions, working in different departments when I was in the military and leading people in my own department, I have been asked this question a fair bit. I love this question, as simple as it is, it is also very complicated to answer.

Read More on Better Leaders
Quote of the Month
Leadership in the News

Are you Sugar-Coating your Feedback without Realizing It?

Managers tend to inflate the feedback they give to their direct reports, particularly when giving bad news. And by presenting sub-par performance more positively than they should, managers make it impossible for employees to learn, damaging their careers and, often, the company.

Read more about Sugar-Coating

What Leadership means to Me as a Nurse

For me, leadership means believing in and respecting human dignity. It means listening, inspiring and encouraging, being attentive, and upholding a rewarding culture. It means comprehensive management that constantly focuses on quality.

Read more about Nurse

Understanding Leadership

Attempts to analyze leadership tend to fail because the would-be analyst misconceives his task. He usually does not study leadership at all. Instead he studies popularity, power, showmanship, or wisdom in long-range planning. Some leaders have these things, but they are not of the essence of leadership.

Read more about Understanding
Siddons Martin
More about the Symposium

What do I need to bring?
TEEX will provide a program, notebook and a pen to take notes during the sessions, but you should bring business cards or other contact information to share with those you network with during the conference.

Are meals included?
No, attendees are on their own for meals. The schedule allows plenty of time for attendees to either eat lunch at the hotel or at a local restaurant. Hotel staff and the local Convention & Visitor’s Bureau can also assist you with finding a restaurant.

TEEX will provide light refreshments between the general and breakout sessions.

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Support the Symposium!

The Leadership Development Symposium is looking for premier supporters to sponsor this event.

Please contact Robert Barron for more information. or (866) 878-8900

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