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Agility as a Mindset: Leadership Learning Webinar

Author: Lake Effects Blog

Thursday, September 21, 2017

In today’s fast-paced technological world, change is as certain as death and taxes. To prepare for a dynamic industry, great leaders must be agile. Agility helps you see things from different perspectives, develop big picture ideas and drive change. Agile leaders anticipate and adapt to situational changes in real time.

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s Business Leader Faculty® Janice Sergay helps you understand agility and the importance of being a flexible leader.

In this webinar presentation, the seasoned training and development professional helps you:

  • Define agility and identify attributes of an agile leader
  • Learn best actions to take to increase agility
  • Understand agility in the context of a long-term strategic plan
  • Discuss agile steps to solving business challenges

Find a recording of the full webinar on Youtube. This was previously recorded and live participation prompts are not available. The slides from the presentation are available here.



Janine SergayJanine Sergay teaches Strategic Thinking at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. For the last ten years, Janine has been President of The Sergay Group, Ltd., a consulting firm. She spent 13 years as Managing Director of JSA-Limani, a South Africa-based consultancy with three branches conducting work in both the private and public sectors. She is a strategy, organizational development, and human resources professional with extensive hands-on management, leadership, strategy execution, consulting, governance, relationship and interface management, performance and process improvement, P&L, cost control, system integration, and growth expertise. Connect with Janine on LinkedIn.


About the Leadership Learning Webinar Series

Through the Leadership Learning Webinar Series, LFGSM produces free, monthly webinars on important business and career topics for a broad public audience. LFGSM’s Corporate Learning Solutions team brings the superior customized training it develops with our Business Leader Faculty® to students, alumni and the public.

Interested in future Leadership Learning Webinars? Stay tuned to the LFGSM Event Calendar, see new posts of past presentations on the LakeEffects blog and find recordings on YouTube.


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Leadership Skills from Space that Work in Real Life

Author: Lake Effects Blog

Friday, March 10, 2017

The Lake Forest Graduate School and Crain’s ExecEdge program brings in leaders who’ve built businesses, steered major brands, and commanded critical missions.

What better way to learn innovation than from a serial entrepreneur? Why not apply leadership skills from space – brought to you by a NASA astronaut?

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Lake Forest Leadership Model: Committing to Everyday Innovation

Author: Barbara Siegel

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The most innovative leaders have a distinct edge. They are not afraid to try new things and move ideas from pipe dream to trial phase. They are not satisfied with the status quo and are willing to take risks. Leading innovation is not easy. At Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM), we cultivate leaders who develop and inspire innovative ideas by threading the skills and tools necessary throughout graduate degree programs and Corporate Learning Solutions.

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