In a series of 20 presentations and interviews recorded in 2014, O’Brien shares the strategic leadership model that is at the core of EMERGE programs, along with case studies, and practical guidance to assist you on your personal leadership journey.
Kathleen O’Brien brings 30-plus years as an award-winning educator, writer, strategic planner, and project consultant in the sustainable building field to her work as Founder of the EMERGE Leadership Project. Through this project, O’Brien has been providing leadership development support including training, mentoring, and tools to green building professionals and advocates with the ultimate goal of making this world a better place for all living species, now and into the future.
Professionals who have participated in EMERGE programs have successfully launched policy initiatives, commercial enterprises, professional career transitions, community projects and more. The sustainability coordinator of one leading design firm has called EMERGE training “life-altering.”
It’s a BOOK too! Emerge: A Strategic Leadership Model for the Sustainable Building Community (Spring 2016) describes the EMERGE Leadership Model and provides practical guidance to help you apply it. With purchase of the book you have access to a personal leadership development template, bonus exercises, helpful links and suggested reading to enhance your leadership journey. Watch the videos and read the book for an enriched learning experience! More information at www.emergeleadershipthebook.org.
- Understand the concept of emergent leadership and how it is particularly suited to creating sustainable solutions and transformation.
- Learn the conditions for positive change to occur, and what you can do to foster those conditions.
- Understand the practice of emergent collaboration and learn how you can plan for it.
- Learn the importance of creating a personal plan to develop a strategic approach to leadership.