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    Leading During a Crisis: What Does it Mean?

    Date: November 19, 2020, 12:00pm
    Wes Becton
    $10 members; $15 non-members
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    Leading During a Crisis: What Does it Mean?

    We are all leaders and the way we show up as leaders will impact the productivity of the entire team.  All these leadership principles are important but today will focus on one that is critical in a crisis and give you three takeaways that you can apply starting today.

    • Ensure Each Task is Understood, Supervised and Accomplished
    • Build A Team
    • Employ Your Team in Accordance with Its Capabilities
    • Be a Great Listener
    • Disagreement is not Disrespect  
    • Admit Mistakes
    • Be Innovative/Seek a Better Way/Challenge Assertions  
    • Be Professional Be Informed and Ask Questions
    • Integrity is Non – negotiable
    • Have Fun
    • Treat Other people with Respect
    • Lead by example
    • Show Humility
    • Delegate effectively
    • Build trust in those around you
    • Know Yourself and Seek Self Improvement
    • Be Technically Proficient
    • Seek Responsibility and Take Responsibility for Your Actions
    • Make Sound and Timely Decisions
    • Set the Example Know Your TEAM and Look Out for Their Well Being
    • Keep Your TEAM Informed
    • Develop A Sense of Responsibility In Your Team

    Wes Becton, MBA, CPC, ELI-MP is an executive leadership coach and business consultant.  Wes works with leaders across a wide range of industries who want to grow or who are feeling stuck.  Wes is a Certified Leadership Coach and is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF). Wes has degrees from Valley Forge Military College, George Washington University, and Lewis University.
    After graduating from GWU, Wes served as a platoon leader in the Demilitarized Zone in Korea and later as the Commander of the U.S. Army’s Honor Guard Company.  Wes spent more than 20 years as a health care executive, leading multispecialty physician practices, surgery centers, and working in academic medicine; eventually serving as the President of an ophthalmology practice.

    Wes has significant governance experience and serves on a number of for profit and non profit boards including as a Trustee at Elmhurst University and as the past Chair of the Board of Trustees at Northeastern Illinois University.  Wes also continues to serve on the Boards of St. Joe’s High School, New Directions Housing Corporation (Low Income Housing), and Pan American Bank.

    Wes taught leadership and organizational behavior as an adjunct faculty member at Lewis University for 13 years and is also a surveyor with the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

    Wes is a frequent speaker on topics that include leadership, diversity, and innovation.

    This event has been approved for 1 HRCI & 1 SHRM recertification credit.