Leap into Leadership Casper
2017 Event Agenda
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4th
Casper Regional Training Center
2220 Bryan Stock Trail
Casper, Wyoming 82601
8:00 am – 8:30 am: Sign in & Registration
8:30 am: Welcome & program introduction by Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus leadership
9:00 am – 10:30 am: Rewiring Leadership Part I: Cultivating Great Leaders and Great Lives
Our world is getting busier, faster, fuller. Each of us must process 5 times more information on a daily basis than 25 years ago. Now is the time to learn new skills to manage today’s pressures. Led by Sara Flitner, Rewiring Leadership combines neuroscience and pragmatic mindfulness tools to deepen effectiveness and connections.
10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break
10:45 am – 11:45 am: Make It Happen: Overcoming Barriers to Public Service
A panel discussion moderated by former Representative Rosie Berger on the unique challenges women face in their pursuit of leadership roles. Featuring panelists Representative Debbie Bovee, Casper Councilwoman Amanda Huckabay and Natrona County School Board Trustee Toni Billings.
11:45 am – 12:45 pm: Lunch
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm: Rewiring Leadership Part II: Developing Soft Skills
“Soft skills” like resilience, self-awareness, empathy, and focus are proving to be the skills of the future, with top employers like Apple and Google working to cultivate these skills in their team members. Why? Because those skills are the underpinning for productive, effective leaders and what develops high levels of well-being in the workplace. During this session, led by Sara Flitner, you will learn to build the mental muscle that leads to better ways of navigating today’s challenges
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Break
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: One Step at a Time: Building a Civic Resume that Positions You for Success
Former Representative Rosie Berger leads a workshop on identifying opportunities to build your civic resume while developing new skills and expanding your network.
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Evaluations and Closing by Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus leadership