Leadership and Team Development for Managerial Success (Chicago, IL, United States - July 24-25, 2018)

  • ID: 4535701
  • Conference
  • Location: Chicago, IL, United States
  • 2 Days
  • NetZealous LLC
  • Conference Dates: July 24-25, 2018
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Inspire and influence your team members to achieve your goals as a team!

Managers who will be promoted are the ones who not only manage efficiently but also lead their teams effectively. Learn how to work in a horizontal mode of operation.. apply a consistent theory in leading your team.. and teach critical leadership skills to members of your team, so each and every one of them can lead the team in your absence.

Why should you attend:
Would you like to learn more about the differences between leading and managing?
What about understanding how to more clearly visualize your goals and communicate them to your team?
How about being able to better target your team's efforts?
Would you like your team to improve performance?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us all through those important topics, key questions and answers we all need to be able to address effectively to improve our team member's and team's performance, no matter how widely distributed everyone is!
By attending, you will understand how to even more effectively:
Know when to manage and when to lead your team
Clearly visualize your goals and communicate them to your team
Identify your market's needs to better target your team's efforts
Help your team find creative solutions to workplace challenges
Develop a high-performance team
Use effective communication to motivate and coach

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • What We Will Address
  • Understanding leadership style and the situation
  • Integrating your leadership and managerial roles
  • Examining the leader's role as motivator and coach and in high-performance teams
  • Distinguishing the three team types
  • Exploring the principles that make teams work
  • Differentiating team content and process
  • Diagnosing work-teams: a work-team simulation
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Day 1 Schedule

Lecture 1:
Defining and Discovering Leadership: What Leadership Really Is, Putting Leadership to Work

Lecture 2:
Visionary Leadership: Developing A Team's Vision, Mission and Ground Rules

Lecture 3:
Understanding Your Leadership Style

Lecture 4:
Merging Your Leadership Style With Your Team Member's Ability to Follow To Achieve Outstanding Team Performance

Lecture 5:
Q & A

Day 2 Schedule

Lecture 1:
Merging Individual and Team Motivation

Lecture 2:
Effective Coaching: Performance Conversations That Get Results

Lecture 3:
Taking Your Team-Building To a New Level From Forming, Norming and Storming to Performing

Lecture 4:
Your Manager's Action Plan - Making Leadership and Team-Building Work to Achieve Even Greater Results!

Lecture 5:
Q & A

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  • Chris DeVany Chris DeVany,
    Founder and President ,
    Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide

    Chris DeVany is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle's clients include global organizations such as Visa International, Cadence Design Systems, Coca Cola, Sprint, Microsoft, Aviva Insurance, Schlumberger and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He also has consulted to government agencies from the United States, the Royal Government of Saudi Arabia, Canada, Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom.

    He has published numerous articles in the fields of surviving mergers and acquisitions, surviving change, project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance, in publications ranging from ASTD/Performance in Practice to Customer Service Management. His book, "90 Days to a High-Performance Team", published by McGraw Hill and often accompanied by in-person, facilitated instruction, has helped and continues to help thousands of executives, managers and team leaders improve performance.

    He has appeared hundreds of times on radio and television interview programs to discuss mergers and acquisitions (how to manage and survive them), project management, sales, customer service, effective workplace communication, management, handling rapid personal and organizational change and other topical business issues. He has served or is currently serving as a board member of the International Association of Facilitators, Sales and Marketing Executives International, American Management Association, American Society of Training and Development, Institute of Management Consultants, American Society of Association Executives, Meeting Professionals International and National Speakers Association. Chris is an award-winning Toastmaster's International Competition speaker. He recently participated in the Fortune 500 Annual Management Forum as a speaker, panelist and workshop leader.

    Chris has distinguished himself professionally by serving multiple corporations as manager and trainer of sales, operations, project management, IT, customer service and marketing professionals. Included among those business leaders are Prudential Insurance, Sprint, BayBank (now part of Bank of America), US Health Care and Marriott Corporation. He has assisted these organizations in mergers and acquisitions, facilitating post-merger and acquisition integration, developing project management, sales, customer service and marketing strategies, organizing inbound and outbound call center programs, training and development of management and new hires, and fostering corporate growth through creative change and innovation initiatives.

    Chris holds degrees in management studies and organizational behavior from Boston University. He has traveled to 22 countries and 47 states in the course of his career.

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  • CEO
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Executive Director
  • Managing Director
  • Regional Vice President
  • Area Supervisor
  • Manager
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Hilton Garden Inn Chicago OHare Airport
2930 S River Rd
Des Plaines
Chicago, IL
United States


From O'Hare International Airport:
10000 W O'Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666.

Head southwest on I-190 W (141 ft.)

Take the exit toward Bessie Coleman Dr-
(0.4 mi.)

Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Bessie Coleman Dr-
(0.2 mi.)

Use the right lane to take the Interstate 190 ramp to Interstate 90/Chicago/Interstate 294-
(0.2 mi.)

Merge onto I-190 E-
(1.4 mi.)

Keep right to continue on Exit 1A, follow signs for North River Road and merge onto Des Plaines River Rd/N River Rd-
(Continue to follow N River Rd.)

Destination will be on the left-
(1.6 mi.)

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago OHare Airport-
2930 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018.

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