2020 Mid-Level Management Workshop

Principles of Leadership
June 3, 2020 | League Office | Louisville, KY

Educational Investment: $299 per person

It’s never been more challenging to be a leader than it is in today’s organizations. In this impactful session, Laurie will share the most important elements of successful leadership and the common behaviors and actions that hold leaders back from success. Through some powerful exercises, you will learn how to instill the habits and behaviors in your leadership that will bring out the best performance from your team.

You will learn:

  • The three pillars of exceptional leadership and how to focus your time in the areas that matter
  • The difference between traditional leadership and modern leadership
  • The characteristics of a “modern” leader, and how to operate at an exceptional level
  • The top three habits and behaviors that hold leaders back
  • The most important skill for executive and leadership success
  • The three most important skills for coaching an employee to peak performance
  • How to instill accountability in a positive and principled way
  • How to handle challenging conversations easier and more respectfully

This one-day leadership workshop will provide the skills and tools you need to transform your leadership and your confidence.

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is suitable for supervisors, managers, directors, and high-potential employees being groomed for management.


About the Trainer

Laurie Maddalena is CEO of Envision Excellence, a leadership development consulting firm that provides leadership development programs for managers and executives, executive and leadership coaching, management training, Myers-Briggs facilitation, Emotional Intelligence surveys and leadership assessments. Laurie has been personally mentored by Jack Canfield, author of The Success Principles, and is a certified Success Principles Trainer.

Laurie is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a designation earned by less than 15% of speakers worldwide. She writes a monthly online column for next-generation leaders for CUES, is a contributing writer on leadership for The Huffington Post and CUInsight, and has published articles in Credit Union Management.

Laurie has worked directly with Brené Brown, a bestselling author, and researcher, and is a certified Dare to LeadTM facilitator.

Prior to establishing her own coaching and consulting business, Laurie served as Vice President of Human Resources/Organizational Development at Montgomery County Teachers Federal Credit Union (MCT). Under Laurie’s leadership, MCT was awarded the “Excellent Place to Work” designation by the Maryland Work~Life Alliance for seven years in a row.

Laurie earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Master of Science degree in human resources/organizational development from The University of Maryland, University College. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Syracuse University. Laurie is a certified executive coach through The Coaches Training Institute and completed team and organizational coaching training through The Center for Right Relationship and Team Coaching International.

Laurie lives in Maryland with her husband, Rino, and their three young children, Olivia, Luca and Clara. She is a culinary enthusiast, avid reader, cappuccino lover, and enjoys a nice glass of Cabernet.


Registration Information




Business casual. No jeans, shorts or tennis shoes. Remember to bring a sweater or jacket as comfort levels vary.

Cancellation Policy:
Refunds will be issued until seven days prior to the event date less $50 administration fee per person. Substitutions are accepted at any time. All cancellations or substitutions must be submitted in writing.

Contact Information:
For more information, please contact Eileen Burden at (502) 855-8201 or email [email protected].