The Benefits of Leadership Advantage: An Alumni Perspective

If you take a few moments to chat with a Leadership Advantage alum, you’ll quickly learn how the program made an impact in his or her career and personal life, including:

  1. Increased Courage, Confidence and Empowerment

“Thanks to Leadership Advantage, I do speak up and voice my opinions or concerns when necessary, and it has made me a better leader at work and at home.” – Jorge Gonzalez (LA ’10)

  1. Discovery of Authentic Leadership Style

“The part that still resonates with me is the idea of Authentic Leadership. One cannot lead without knowing the right path, always trying to appeal to many different constituencies at the same time.” – Carlos Sanchez (LA ’12)

  1. Valuable Transferable Leadership Skills

“My Leadership Advantage experience continues to pay off in my life in a myriad of ways— whether in a committee meeting, working with officials at a race, or even and most importantly, in my role as a wife and mother.” – Melissa Workman (LA ’14)

Leadership Advantage is your opportunity to transform your best talents into a solid leadership foundation through critical thinking, dialogue, peer-to-peer coaching, and inter-sector/inter-disciplinary learning. Don’t wait to apply! The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Monday, January 18, 2016.

To apply or learn more, visit grandrapids.org/leadership-advantage.

Questions? Contact Michelle Glover for more information.